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Red House Cafe

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

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    Very good
  • 28
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  • 11
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  • 6
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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 place!

My husband and I had dinner with friends there last night and we had a great time. It was a cozy atmosphere and the service and food were excellent! My husband and I each ate their soup of the day which was cabbage and it was excellent. We SHARED a salad and dinner plate and were stuffed! Their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
eljo12345
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Fresno, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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Fresno, California
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had dinner with friends there last night and we had a great time. It was a cozy atmosphere and the service and food were excellent! My husband and I each ate their soup of the day which was cabbage and it was excellent. We SHARED a salad and dinner plate and were stuffed! Their portions are... More 

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Kingsburg, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

It's a converted house as you can probably tell from the name, the seating is in the small rooms (and outside), but this place makes it work. It's charming, quaint, and fun. We had a great breakfast...they serve drinks from mason jars and all food was fresh and tasty.

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San Francisco
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had dinner there - cute restaurant, great service - very accomodating and friendly. Food was delicious - between the 4 of us, we had the burger (humongous and juicy), the wild salmon with mashed potatoes (delicious), the steak (large portion, herb butter sauce), and the tomato mozzarella basil sandwich (also huge and delicious). Desserts were fabulous - carrot cake... More 

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Fresno, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Personable staff, food quality is excellent, prices are reasonable. I especially like their soups and salads. Everything is fresh and the ambiance is great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had the quaint and delicious lunch at this adorable Café in Pacific Grove. We were staying in Monterey and walked here on that waterfront bike path. So so nice (and a good break from the "Chowder-in-a-bread-bowl" joints in Monterey).

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Dillon Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My wife and I had lunch here today. I started with the broccoli soup which was an excellent non-cream based soup. My wife's grilled portobello mushroom sandwich was very good but my oven roasted turkey sandwich was nothing special. Would try it again and perhaps go,with the salads or a different sandwich.

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Lincoln, California, United States
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We chose Red House Café based on Trip Advisor reviews and we were glad we did. The atmosphere in this multi-room old Victorian house is just short of boisterous. The fun atmosphere gave little hint of the polished, friendly service and excellent food that was to come. My wife had a seafood pasta dish, while I had grilled lamb chops,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Good value.Food tasty.Staff friendly and informative.Relaxed atmosphere .Give it a try.Good selection.

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Goleta, California
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129 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Upon entering this gorgeous restaurant romantically set within a well loved Victorian house, we were greeted by super friendly staff who promptly seated us amidst a family run establishment. Being part of swinging kitchen doors and staff running this way and that was rather comfortable and home-like. We proceeded to order a glass of wine and beer respectively. Not a... More 

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St. Helena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It's very very popular for its quality of food, service, consistency, atmosphere, quaintness, location, prices. The Red House Cafe was my Mom's favorite restaurant, and it is one of mine as well. After 4 decades of regular, two-to-three vacations a year in P.G., we feel less like visitors/tourists and more like the locals.....and, as the locals would say, "The Red... More 

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Additional Information about Red House Cafe

Address: 662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
Phone Number: 831-643-1060
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
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
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: American, Californian, Sandwiches, Contemporary

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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
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Sandwiches, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?