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An Choi Asian Contemporary Cuisine

1120 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93955
831 372 8818
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Ranked #11 of 73 restaurants in Pacific Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $23
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 17 mile Dr.
Transit: Bus stop is right in the front of the restaurant
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English first
Cary, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A must have every time we are in Pacific Grove (which is once a year). Love the spring rolls! The owner always remembers us and the fact that I do not want squid in my fried rice.

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Chicago
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were there for dinner a couple weeks ago. The food was excellent and the lady owner was super nice and friendly. She even gave us more rice to go with the sauce in the dish! Definitely would go back there.

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Los Gatos, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Every thing was delicious here and the atmosphere & service couldn't be beat! A ten-dollar corkage fee was icing on the cake.

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Lincoln, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Excellent food and great owners! Over the years I have tried most of the menu, I have liked it all. I now come down from the Sacramento are with my Dad and we always eat here at least once. We have our favorite table, the corner looking out with an ocean view. Gary M and father Frank M

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Cairo, Egypt
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

I've written on this restaurant before but had to again. The food is still wonderful, fresh to order, special requests easily handled, and the atmosphere great. I had to write again because the service is spectacular! More than just friendly, they are helpful. Never had a dish, or even this type of cuisine? They will help and recommend a few... More

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Carmel, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This place gets all five stars, and well deserved. I am embarrassed to say we have lived here in PG for ten years and had never gone to An Choi. It's past downtown Pacific Grove so I think it gets forgotten about, but let me assure everyone it is well worth the trip. The Clay Pot Fish was remarkable. The... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed at Lighthouse Inn and this restaurant was just down the street. Cute place. The owners are Thanh and Christine Truong who escaped communist Viet Nam in a harrowing and amazing boat trip. I asked at length about them because I'm a Viet Nam Vet. Let me tell you about the wonderful food we ate. First was a soft shell... More

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Cool, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I ate there 2 nights in a row and would definitely go back. Best Pad Thai I've ever had and shared bites of dishes ordered by friends. The chef knows what he/she is doing! And the ambiance is really nice, not cheap and tacky like many Asian restaurants can be. The service was great too!

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The food and service was great,my husband has severe food allergies they were very helpful and went out of their way to accomadate our choices even w his allergies

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Monterey, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Every dish was great. The fish (basa) was cooked perfectly. The seafood rice had lots of crab and shrimp. The jicama salad was a wonderful blend of flavors and crunchiness. The green bean/tofu dish was very good. I will definitely go back and try other dishes.

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