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Red House Cafe

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American, Contemporary, Californian
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662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
831-643-1060
Website
Today
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 280
    Excellent
  • 152
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 10
    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
Most recent review
Dinner across the street

While staying at the Gosby House Inn, we decided to relax and just stroll across the street and check out Red House Cafe. Yelp reviews gave very favorable reviews. My wife and I decided to get starters, an appetizer and share a dinner. My wife had a nice house salad, I had the soup of the day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Harold P
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Antioch
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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476 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Antioch
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

While staying at the Gosby House Inn, we decided to relax and just stroll across the street and check out Red House Cafe. Yelp reviews gave very favorable reviews. My wife and I decided to get starters, an appetizer and share a dinner. My wife had a nice house salad, I had the soup of the day, butternut squash, which... More 

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Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Have enjoyed many delicious meals at the Red House Cafe. Sandwiches made with fresh bread. Salads are fresh, crisp delicious.

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Modesto, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I just adore the Red House Café! The service is amazing, the food is so delicious and the location is super cute. The café is small but there is plenty of seating both inside and out. On the weekends, if you're not there early, you will have to wait. My husband and I ate breakfast on a Tuesday morning, so... More 

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Felton, California
Top Contributor
487 reviews 487 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Nice dinner menu and the service was very good. Ample portions and well prepared. It is a small place so can get very busy. We like the back room as it seems to be a bit quieter. Easy parking in downtown PG. Will return!

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Nipomo, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a true gem. The best breakfast we have found in the Monterey area. The food is amazing and very creative selections using the food from the region. We ALWAYS go here when we are in or near Pacific Grove.

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Glendale, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I enjoyed lunch in January on my second trip to Pacific Grove/Monterey. I would definitely return as the service, the food and the atmosphere are all above par.

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2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We've lived here for a while now and have had an opportunity to try a lot of the little places on Lighthouse Ave. This has become one of our go-to places when we're in the mood for good general food. The tables can be a little close, so if you're looking for a quiet, dark, romantic dinner you will be... More 

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Monterey
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Simple and sweet! Great hamburgers, soups, salads, and specials but the BEST are the chocolate bundt cakes and pear tart!! Save room.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

The Red Housf Cafe combines good food and good service in various cozy rooms of this old house. Our last visit found us celebrating our 46th anniversary dining on the enclosed heated porch. Good for lunch and dinner!

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Sacramento, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The restaurant was a converted house on Lighthouse Ave. Food was great. I had the eggs Benedict with great potatoes. My wife had the fitata was wonderfully as well. We were seated in an area that seemed to be a covered patio. Was a little noisy with the AC running.

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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 1 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?