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Red House Cafe

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American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Contemporary
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662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
831-643-1060
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 364
    Excellent
  • 192
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great meal,

Lovely setting, great friendly service, good selection on the menu, best meal on this trip. Can highly recommend this restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Chester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Chester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely setting, great friendly service, good selection on the menu, best meal on this trip. Can highly recommend this restaurant.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Come early, or come late. Great food and great service at all times. You will not be disappointed. Parking is ok.

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Moreno Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a place to have a birthday lunch for our little one and this place was awesome. It is a bit cozy and there was a wait, but it was worth it. The portions were quite large and the food was phenomenal. Just a quick tip it is really busy during lunch and dinner. There is a... More 

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Crockett, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

They had a varied menu, good drinks and fun atmosphere. This is located ion an area with shopping and great victorian houses. IT was a great meal and fun evening.

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

Red House is a popular location with locals and tourists alike. They offer a large variety of choices. The restaurant is very small and it's hard to walk through sometimes. While I see families in there all the time, I wouldn't bring mine (and haven't). I look at this place as a lunch date place to hang with a friend... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Always crowded but this time we got right in on a Tuesday evening around 6:30. Our waitress was the best and so friendly. I wish I could remember her name as she should be given a raise for her outstanding service and professionalism. I do remember she told us she was from Alaska and hadn't been in PG that long.... More 

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I live in Monterey. Red House and Jeffery's in the valley are my go to breakfast spots. I've had about everything on the menu, crab cakes benedict and the frittata are my favorites. The pancakes are good (I like jeffery's better) and frankly lunch is equally as good across the menu. Service is competent and friendly and the atmosphere is... More 

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Big D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Our 1st impression of the Red House Cafe was one of chaos, but, waitress Jessica saved the day. She escorted us to a table, took our order, smiled pleasantly at us and others who had been waiting for some time. She added a reassuring calmness and saw that we were seated and served after we had been ignored by three... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Restaurant was recommended by the inn I was staying at. Good variety of food. Prices were comparable to the area. Ordered a steak and it came perfectly cooked. Everything I had was good and good service from the staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

During a very busy time we found this quaint spot for lunch. My crab cake salad was yummy...no premade. Salad very fresh

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: 831-643-1060

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Monterey Peninsula, California
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?