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Massaro & Santos

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32 Cannery Row, Suite H1, Monterey, CA 93940
831-649-6700
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Located on the second story at the end of the Coast Guard Pier in...
Located on the second story at the end of the Coast Guard Pier in Monterey. Off the beaten path between Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf. 270 degree ocean views.
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    Very good
  • 20
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  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Outstanding Service and Great Views

We had reservations made by the hotel where we were staying several hours in advance.We discussed the pros and cons of requesting an outside table and on the recommendation of the hotel employee we decided that would be a good choice for us. When we arrived we found out that the hotel had failed to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Chas970
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Tucson, Arizona
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We had reservations made by the hotel where we were staying several hours in advance.We discussed the pros and cons of requesting an outside table and on the recommendation of the hotel employee we decided that would be a good choice for us. When we arrived we found out that the hotel had failed to tell the restaurant that we... More 

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The atmosphere and the view of the ocean is superb. The service was great and the food was incredible. Highly recommend pasta or the extremely fresh tasting seafood. Also, the desserts were amazing. The banana foster and the creme brulee were to die for.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to Massaro and Santos. It was its right on the water and sea lions were easily seen. The food was over average but I can't honestly say it was a 4. The service was polite and professional. We were staying at the Monterey Bay Inn which was a pleasant ten minute walk to the restaurant

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We stumbled upon this place and had a nice lunch at a reasonable price. Nothing amazing but worth a try. From a window seat or outside the views are very nice.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Went with grown up children for impromptu dinner. Food good but service surly and hurried. Waitress unhelpful and obviously more interested in other guests. Would not go back.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Highly recommend for travelers interested in seafood and in getting off the tourist-paths of Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf. Outside seating has a wind-barrier to enjoy the sunset and, in our case, a group of whales feeding just a couple hundred yards away! We ordered calamari and the fish-of-the-day Monterey Bay Salmon. The salmon and its accompaniments were superb, as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I had the stuffed sole and it was delicious. Nice portions and good presentation. Fun wait staff and a laid back atmosphere. We were a large party and service was very good. All the food came out at the same time and correctly, even the special orders.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Nice place with great food. It would be great if they slowed down a bit between the meals. Very noisy, and difficult to hear doe to high ceiling

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We took some time to compare restaurants and were a little scared off by the massive tourism and crowd on the pier. Therefore we chose for Massaro & Santos one pier further and we couldn't have made a better choice! We had a table on the terrace with a magnificent view on the bay, the fish boats and the sound... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a great place and a well kept secret. Was kind of hard to find in the middle of the Marina, not on Fisherman's Wharf. I will go back anytime I am in Monterrey.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32 Cannery Row, Suite H1, Monterey, CA 93940
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-649-6700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 34
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view

Description

Located on the second story at the end of the Coast Guard Pier in Monterey. Off the beaten path between Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf. 270 degree ocean views.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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