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Archie's American Diner

125 Ocean View Blvd #103, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(831) 375-6939
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Ranked #45 of 76 Restaurants in Pacific Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view

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Penn Valley, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We planned to visit the Monterey Aquarium on a Saturday morning so started looking for a breakfast spot in the neighborhood. Found one that had great reviews and when we arrived, it was obvious that lots of folks had also read the reviews as the waiting time was hovering around an hour. Since waiting in line for breakfast isn’t high... More 

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Derby, UK
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264 reviews 264 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
372 helpful votes 372 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I guess you should accept being ripped off in the Monterey area, most places seem to do it. At Archie's you will certainly pay extra for the location and be served greasy food in a dirty location. One to avoid.

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Monterey, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We wanted to eat breakfast at the First Awakenings early one sunday morning at 9:30 am but when we got there it was ridiculously crowded with a lot of people waiting around. We were disappointed but we didn't want to wait so we walked over to Archie's which is just around the corner. We were the first customer but by... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We thought we would stop in here since it was a Diner. First impression very dirty place! The menu has a little bit of everything. We shared a Archie's hamburger and a Phily cheese steak sandwich and onion rings. The hamburger was nothing spectacular but tasted descent. The Phily was good but not the best. The onion rings were soaked... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We ate here because we had bought a groupon. Prices are a bit high but it is in the tourist area of Monterey, on the very edge of Pacific Grove. Breakfast burrito for me, quesadilla for the fiancee. delicious. Large portions

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Ann Arbor
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31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is the typical dinner food but the menu is extensive and if you are going to walk the trial good place to grab a sandwich for the walk. Portions are large so you will leave satisfied.

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San Diego, California
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5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of many stops on our birthday vacation of the central coast of California. A warm day, many people, so many places to see on cannery row. Stopped here by chance and due to limited parking in the area. Archie's American Diner was a stop we made for a quick bite to hold us over until dinner. This place is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Overall the food is good and the Location is Beautiful. Expect to pay about $30 to $35 dollars for 2 people.. Just saying😊

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UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What a fantastic find. This has to be one of the most genuine American Diner's I have seen on the West Coast and it certainly won't be our only visit. The service is excellent and the portions plentiful. The staff are very helpful and we even went home with an Archie's t-shirt, which I believe are very rare. Get yourself... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The diner is located on the quieter end of Cannery Row, next to the Outlet stores in the ATC building. One person was on the till, so it was a 10 minute wait to give our order and then 30 minutes before it arrived at our table. The sandwiches (sand dabs and tuna) were both very good and the prices... More 

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Additional Information about Archie's American Diner

Address: 125 Ocean View Blvd #103, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone Number: (831) 375-6939
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Diner

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