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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 #12 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 Carlos, California
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173 reviews 173 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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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121 reviews 121 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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13 reviews 13 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

We walked over to meet our friends at the restaurant along the scenic bike/walk path that runs from the Fisherman's wharf area to this pier. We were promptly seated at a window table (as requested). Beautiful view of this working pier at sunset. We ordered a squid appetizer and grilled artichoke appetizer we remembered from a visit last year. So... More

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Boothbay, Maine, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The clerk at our hotel recommended Massaro & Santos when we asked about good restaurants in the area. He was spot on. It was an easy, seaside walk from the Monterey Bay Inn. The restaurant is on the second floor of the building and afforded magnificent views of the Bay and the sunset. There's a huge parking lot. White table... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

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

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