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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 #18 of 257 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $34
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
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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San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

A little gem at the end of Cannery Row, away from the "touristy" Fisherman's Wharf restaurants. Took a group of 32 people to M&S for dinner, September 2014. The owner, Oliver, and his entire staff were terrific!! All the orders were correct, beautifully prepared and presented! Great view, beautiful sunset! Have the Sand Dabs, a local favorite. Would definitely recommend... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

This is what I was looking for: sustainable local seafood, fresh vegetables, interesting flavor combinations, and an overall light touch to the meal including the sauces. The tomato ginger soup was an excellent way to start. The calamari was good as advertised, but the dipping sauce was confusing. It was supppsed to be chili something, but we couldn't taste any... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Nice little restaurant with great service and food. Overlooks a marina and at the end of Cannery row. Worth a splurge visit.

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Colorado
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Visited this restaurant for lunch based on Tripadvisor reviews. We were not disappointed . The owner and the staff were very attentive and obliging. The seating outside overlooking the marina on a beautiful sunny day was exactly what we wanted. One of my favorite dishes is Cioppino. Which is a "stew" made up of shrimp, fish, clams, mussels and whatever... More

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San Francisco, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have visited this restaurant on almost every visit to Monterey over the years, and this last visit was as good as always. The service is fantastic, the views of the bay are nice, and the food has always been fresh, tasty, and wonderfully presented. My selection this time was blackened salmon, and it was excellent. My wife had the... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stopped in Monterey on our way back from Santa Cruz. We decided to eat here. I'm so glad we did!! The clam chowder is to die for and the fresh fried calamari!!! So darn good. Excellent service!!!!

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A very nice restaurant overlooking the harbour. A reasonable choice of menu unsurprisingly dominated by fish dishes. Pasta, steak, chicken & sandwiches also available. There is also a kids menu. Limited vegetarian options but staff more than willing to "mix and match" to put something together

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Houston, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stopped by this Place on a recommendation from our guide after sea kayaking. the place was accommodating event though we were a bit rough. I tried the grilled salmon, topped with a crab cake. quite well done. prices were on par with the rest of Monterrey.

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Livingston, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Happened upon this restaurant by mistake. People coming out said it was very good. Second floor with windows all about. Twilight and you could see the lights on the coast and fishing boats with lights on. Shrimp Louie & Blackened Snapper. Service was fast. Waitress was very personable and the rest of the help kept our water glasses filled. The... More

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Sunland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was our 2nd time visiting this restaurant. We loved it both times. I'm not a seafood lover, so there are limited options for me, but what I had was delicious. I had the artichoke appetizer and a decent steak. My husband had the crab cakes and the fish special that day, which was wild salmon that had only been... More

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