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“Ellegant with Charm” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sardine Factory

Sardine Factory
701 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1016
831-373-3775
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Ranked #17 of 261 Restaurants in Monterey
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Prescott
Transit: MST stop less than 2 blocks away on the corner of Wave St. & David.
Description: Every city has that one restaurant you can’t miss, where celebrities feel at home and every guest feels like a celebrity. The Sardine Factory's cachet has made dining in this historic Cannery Row setting a tradition for world leaders, sports heroes and entertainment icons. The award winning chefs prepare delectable creations of fresh, sustainable seafood and USDA Prime Beef; winner the AAA Four Diamond Award and the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for over 25 years.
Tampa Florida
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Ellegant with Charm”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

We started out with the California sardines and a Martini to start, it was very tasty and I don’t like sardines!
Then we moved on to a party event and the food was wonderful especially the crème brulee it was to die for.
I did not like the back room they put us in as we had our back to most of the people at our party! This could have been better arranged.

Visited September 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“High priced not much on the Menu”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

It was late and only restaurant available. The prices were high and the choices on the menu were limited. Not what you would expect with the name. Mostly steak. Any requests from the waitresses were forgotten and gotten wrong. Entertainment was great and worth going to the bar for a drink.

Visited August 2012
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“Fantastic food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

We just came out. Dinner was fantastic... Food was great, staff very good as well. Various options of sea food for starters, main courses and deserts. They have also chicken and steak, but you definatly should try the prawns!

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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“Very welcoming & excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Beautiful atmosphere - don't let the exterior fool you. Excellent seafood cooked to perfection! Service was friendly and professional. Can't wait to return!

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Cumbria
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“Excellent seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

We chose this restaurant solely based on tripadvisor reviews. The restaurant is very classy however this didnt meant it was snobby. Everyone who worked here went out of their way to make you feel welcome and nothing was too much trouble.
The food was delicious,it is pricey however Monterey is not a cheap place and I would rather pay a little bit more for good seafood.
Highly recommend this for a nice night out

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