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Lalla Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1415 Del Monte Ctr, Monterey, CA 93940-6168
+1 831-324-4632
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2015

I've been there twice now, and I've been underwhelmed both times. Maybe I should let someone else order for me from their extensive menu. They do serve large portions, but I've not been impressed with the food.

Thank Chris M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

We visited Lalla grill whilst staying in Monterey and had a really nice dinner. There is an extensive menu (tacos, flatbreads, meat entrees etc.) so there was more than enough to suit everyone! The crab cakes appetiser was really lovely and was easily big enough/ filling enough to be an entree in its own right. The tacos were also excellent.... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

The food is very nice, there is a wide choice of dishes for every taste. Service is careful and helpful, always with a smile on their face. The price is a bit high though, as it is not a specially fancy place, it is a restaurant in a mall, so it could be cheaper.

Thank Paulo Mateus O
Saskatoon,SK Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

We had a late Dinner here after driving up the US 1 from Hearst Castle. Its California Cusine. The food was ultra fresh (especially the vegetables), well prepared and deliscious. The portions were very good as were the prices. Ihighly recommend the Brick Pressed 1/2 chicken. It was outstandingly tender and jucy. Presentation was very nice as well. The only... More 

Thank Saskheat
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We drove down from San José to Monterey via Big Basin Redwood State Park and stayed in Comfort Inn on Munras Avenue. We asked receptionist where to eat locally and he recommended here. We both had the blackened steak,but with fries (not noodles)- both cooked differently. Both were perfect. We then ordered key lime pie - between us - the... More 

Thank Marg B
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

We were staying in the Mariposa Inn outside Monterey and asked the receptionist where was good to eat nearby: she recommended here. The Grill is in a Mall. We loved it: the kids had chicken tenders & fries plus a side of freshly steamed veg on request. I had a delicious red quinoa salad and my husband had a gorgeous... More 

Thank Tanya G
Salinas, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2015

We come here pretty regularly. Menu has a lot of options. Great cocktails, fairly fast if you're trying to get to a movie. Indoor and outdoor seating available and there's a nice fire pit if you want to sit outside and it's chilly (which happens regularly in Monterey!)

Thank 556danaa
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere, friendly and prompt service, and good food. Couldn't ask for more! Double-baked potato is a good choice but seemed a bit too creamy/smooth for my liking. The squash enchilada was an interesting choice to go with the steak. Too bad I didn't have enough of an appetite.

Thank Adanac185
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had a lovely meal here on our last night in Monterey. Service was great, food tasty. Wish we'd found it earlier

Thank CardiffFloyd
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2015

Really no reservations? Terrible idea. Must be about their ego or they totally mis-understand peoples need to set times in their busy schedule. Of course the owners get to eat whenever they want to, so "let the people eat cake. Who cares I've got mine!" I wonder what their belief system is?

Thank E J K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1415 Del Monte Ctr, Monterey, CA 93940-6168
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-324-4632

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?