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Massaro & Santos On The Pier

32 Cannery Row Suite H1, Monterey, CA 93940
831-649-6700
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Ranked #11 of 261 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $34
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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English first
Victorville, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My husband and I were recommended this restaurant by a local. This person told us it's kind of a local's place as it is before Cannery Row and there is not much else around so there are not a lot of tourists on this pier. We were definitely not disappointed. I ordered the lobster. It was an 8 oz tail... More 

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Monterey Bay
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My wife and I returned to this relaxing restaurant last week and again wondered why we do not come every week. We started with french bread and dipping oil to accompany a delicious crab bisque. Both of us ordered fresh sea bass. Mine was macadamia encrusted served with buerre blanc, while my wife's was grilled. Both servings of fish were... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Enjoyed a very nice meal with beautiful views of the Monterey harbor area.The food was excellent and the wine was right on,and topping everything was the very professional service that we experienced from the mgr,Coco.She was truly professional,polite,friendly and informative in regards to the menu offerings.Thank you Coco,because of you and the excellent food we will be back.

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San Carlos, California
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173 reviews 173 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We recently spend the weekend in Monterey and chose this restaurant to celebrate my birthday. I was extremely happy with my choice! We stayed at the Best Western Plus Victorian Inn which is a couple blocks up from Cannery Row. It's an easy 10 minute walk to the restaurant on the pier from our hotel. It's away from busy, touristy... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Located upstairs of the building sitting directly on Coast Guard's Pier Massaro & Santos is just few minutes walk from Cannery Row. They offer a good combination of view and very good food (seafood & Italian). I got a recommendation from a local to try their bouillabaisse - it was really, really good (yummy!).

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Stockton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had a party of 10 people and this was a perfect spot. Away from all of the touristy restaurants, somewhat secluded in a marina. Excellent views and good food. Reasonably priced.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The three of us had great service from the moment we entered the restaurant. Our server was very helpful, assisting in our selection of wine and meals. All of our food was excellent.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This restaurant is a short walk (1/2 mile) away from the tourist area, hard to find at first,especially in the dark. You got to get onto the dock and then its all the way back in the parking lot. Hint for those having trouble taking stairs, this restaurant is upstairs. I'm not a big seafood eater except for crab cakes.But... More 

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Fair Oaks, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

12 of us ate here, per a recommendation from a friend. ALL 12 were so happy with our food and service, it was pretty amazing. I had the Calamari Eggplant Parmigiano. WOW! Also sampled some of their clam chowder, again, it was amazing. What's even better, is we didn't have reservations, they seated us all without any grief and were... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My daughter and I stayed overnight in Monterey. When we got settled, my daughter found great reviews for this restaurant on TripAdvisor. I called the restaurant to see if there was any way we would be able to celebrate my birthday at their restaurant even though we did not have reservations. The owner of the restaurant welcomed us and made... More 

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Additional Information about Massaro & Santos On The Pier

Address: 32 Cannery Row Suite H1, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: 831-649-6700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
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
Average Prices: USD 4 - 34
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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