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Monterey Bay Fish Grotto

705 Mall Circle Dr, Monroeville, PA 15146
4123748530
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Ranked #29 of 113 restaurants in Monroeville
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Monroeville Mall
Description: Thank you for considering Monterey Bay Fish Grotto for your affair. Our award-winning restaurant has always taken pride in its level of standards and excellence. These exceptional standards are reflected in our mouth-watering fresh fish and impeccable service. Our guests have come to expect this level of quality in every aspect of our main dining room as well as our private dining rooms. Monterey Bay Fish Grotto's fish is fresh and flown in from a number of locations on the East Coast, West Coast and Hawaiian Islands. for this reason we are the regions Premier Fresh Fish Restaurant offering 20 kinds of fresh fish in an array of original, delicious styles
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

The food is decent quality, but it's very expensive. The portion size is small and your entree does not come with sides. You have to order those separately and pay extra. The service is rather slow on top of the other shortcomings. Not worthwhile the price. I do not plan on returning.

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Lockport, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husand and I stopped overnight in Monroeville on our trip to D.C. After a long day of traveling, we just wanted to relax in a quiet restaurant. We were pleased by the decor and since the restaurant was not crowded, it fit the bill. The restaurant is somewhat pricy and we were not overly hungrey, so we decided on... More

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Pgh, PA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Good food, very expensive, small portions, no sides. Everything is extra. Waited over an hour for dinner when the place only had 3 tables with people, so not crowded. Drinks took at least 15 minutes every time to show up. Bill over $500 for 6 people, 2 of which were teenagers and not drinking. Dark décor. Told the manager about... More

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Plum, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We have been to this restaurant several times and were celebrating a graduation. The service was painfully slow, the drinks weak until we complained, the meals were bland, the manager was annoying until we told him our meals were slow and then he disappeared, never to return. There are a number of restaurants in PIttsburgh to get fabulous seafood and... More

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Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I would never recommend this restaurant. ...which is sad. Being in the "business myself"...I hate to review with complete disregard and respect...but... our waitress was kind, professional, and hospitable. All other service personal were disgustingly rude. The bar maid should be fired on the spot. She made the most glaring stares, animalistic noises, etc to get us to leave (... More

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Toronto
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130 reviews 130 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I agree with others on this site that the restaurant is overpriced, particularly at the Mall. Prices may be justified at the Pittsburgh location with great views but this has no view. Food is good but with everything a la carte the bill can shoot up quickly. Sides should be included with the entrée price, although salads are reasonable. Service... More

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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Always love going here for special occasion for dinner. A bit pricy but the good is always excellent.service is great. I do lunch there and just do appetizers with a salad.fits my budget. White chocolate Mac mousse is also wonderful

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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

One of two locations in Pittsburgh. The other has arguably one of the best views of Pittsburgh you will fine. The same great seafood is served in both places,

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Grove City, PA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Have had some great dinners on previous visits but this time they just were not on top of it. We were seated promptly but then sat there with no attention by anyone for over 5 minutes. Finally the hostess brought some water and our waiter showed up. My wife had a grilled romain salad that was fantastic and I had... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

OK, so you think top-notch food and service is over priced at dinner (I read a few mediocre reviews), try them for lunch! The service remains top-notch and so do the meals, but at a slightly lower price structure. After all, it is only lunch time. WE really enjoy dinner time here too, though, and we expect to pay more... More

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