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Crystal Fish

514 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
+1 831-649-3474
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (35 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
514 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really nice sushi and freshly made sushi. Don't be afraid to try some nonstandard sushi like the ones with asparagus . Dragon ball z was absolutely amazing . This is the best restaurant in Monterey and hence you will see people queuing up in front...More

Thank Rostislaff B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close to the aquarium, but off the beaten track compared to the other tourist places. We had the lunch menu. Good choice between bento boxes or mixed sushi. Very good quality sushi, the rolls are very good too.

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband discovered this restaurant a year ago and love it, the staff is super friendly and efficient and the food is really good. I love sushi and it is delicious there. It is also a kid friendly place, as I see families there too....More

Thank BlessedInherently
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all positive feedback about this place I had pretty high expectations and I can honestly say that it was one of the top 2 places I've eaten sushi. The fish was incredibly fresh. Highly recomended!

Thank magmo1
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We went to Crystal Fish to take out sushi for dinner. The sushi was fresh and so good. You have to try the Cannery roll made with scallop, it was delicious. It was a bit expensive but a great great value. If we go back...More

Thank Mariepep
Reviewed July 9, 2018

When some of the hotel staff recommended this location for great sushi, I expected a super expensive fancy location. It was a quaint location with very reasonably priced sushi and other menu items. My foursome was from the Midwest and expected to pay a lot...More

Thank JBizzle411
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The wife and I went for dinner, we were able to enjoy a great meal with excellent service at a reasonable price. The wife doesn't like sushi, but they had different types of Japanese dishes that made her happy. Great place.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Mostly great experience. We had reservations for my husbands birthday. He started with the escargot, I had the onion soup. Both very good. For dinner my hubby had the duck and I had fillet. Where they lost points??? We told our server it was my...More

Thank PattiCNS
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Place isn't real fancy, but our lunch was excellent and filling. I highly recommend this place. I had the lunch roll special and the person with me had the rainbow roll.

Thank FowlervilleBill
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Was in Monterey for a summer break with my family and thought we had to try Crystal Fish with all the great reviews they’ve received. Not sure of the other folks’ experience eating “great sushi” and/or Japanese, luckily enough my family and I have tried...More

Thank USKiwiTraveler
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Talia A
November 18, 2017|
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Response from BusinessTraveler1222 | Reviewed this property |
They do have a lot of options but 1 person can get full on less than $40
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-3474
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