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All 76 Pacific Grove Restaurants

Red House Cafe

662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
831-643-1060
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
Hours:
Mon 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert

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Sebastopol, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We have eaten here the last three times in PG. Very cozy house, nice to sit near the fireplace. Try a few small plates (they're large), mix it up. The beet salad is so good. Alway nice fresh specials of the day. Food is creative and fresh. Staff is very friendly and offers good service. A casual great value.

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Pacific Grove, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

I have been here on three separate occasions, as my dear friends love it here, and keep convincing me to give it one more chance. The exterior is charming, a Victorian cottage. The inside is composed of small rooms, best for couples, or as maximum, four people. The food is fine. The service is too casual, at times sloppy, on... More

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Christopher D, Owner at Red House Cafe, responded to this review

Good Day, I am terribly sorry you've not had the kind of experience that we at the Red House Café strive towards for our customers. In light of your unfortunate experience, I would like to offer you a complimentary latte, cappuccino, or mocha, and a famous Red House Café Apricot Pecan Oatmeal Cookie. We value our customers and hope that... More

Temple, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

This little house is very cute. It has a very cozy/cheerful/homey feeling. It's not a good place for a large group but it's very nice for a couple. The food was good and the service was excellent. My husband had the Mozzarella and tomato sandwich which he thought was very good. I had the steak frites which was okay. We... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stopped for lunch during our stay and had the special of the day, soup and sandwich. It was very good. The place is very small and quaint so don't plan on having private conversations but you will be relaxed and well feed.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Monterey Bay area has lots of outstanding restaurants, but we discovered a real jewel last week when we dined at the Little Red House in Pacific Grove, recommended by a family member from the area. The beautifully quaint and non-pretentious but comfortable setting was only surpassed by the cuisine, especially the soups and the seafood. The service people were... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Enjoyed a nice breakfast and one great evening desert at the Red House Café. My first visit was for breakfast. It reminded me of having breakfast at some eccentric aunt’s house; homey, some peeling paint, some crooked doorways but nicely inviting. The service was totally friendly and attentive. I’m sort of particular when it comes to my Eggs Benedict so... More

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Southern California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Liked this place a lot. Informal atmosphere, almost like a dinner party at a neighbor's big old house. Decent food, not overly ambitious. I enjoyed the rustic roast chicken and mashed potatoes. Friendly and knowledgeable service. Reasonable prices. Definitely worth a visit.

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Fremont, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have eaten here a 1/2 dozen times at least. It has always been consistently great food and it is a fun, home like place to spend an hour or so enjoying family and friends and food. Watch out if you have a sweet tooth. As you walk in to the cozy waiting area, you will see desert that makes... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

So I've said it wasn't one of the best meals I've had in a restaurant but the question was not fair because this is a homely, welcoming restsurant offering good value for money food so shouldn't be compared with far more expensive dining experiences. This is a great place offering warm hospitality and inexpensive good food. Certainly recommend it!

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Oakland, California, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good service, nice but not great food. Great for a casual breakfast. Try the smoked salmon over hash browns.

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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 1 - 30
Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Californian

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