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Lallapalooza Restaurant

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474 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2717
+1 831-645-9036
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (24 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
474 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2717
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Reviewed August 28, 2015

Having eaten a Lalla Grill the night before- we decided to give this one a go. Not disappointed. We both had steak (different cuts) - both cooked exactly as requested. Too much garlic on the vegs spoiled this - we both left most of that....More

Thank Marg B
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Recommended by a friend and he was right. This restaurant is very pretty inside, the tables have a nice distance between them, and they can accommodate a large group with a long table down the center of the room. The booths on the sides offer...More

Thank Gail0922
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Always a great favorite! The food is always fresh, the variety of tastes on the menu are fantastic, and all tastes great! My favorite is the pistachio chicken salad!

Thank seek_save
Reviewed August 17, 2015

We ate here based on a recommendation from our hotel. The recommended Bacon Wrapped Steak Bites are very good. Unfortunately, they arrived before our bottle of wine and water!The Chicken Nachos were unremarkable. We were greeted by a friendly and charming server but he never...More

Thank Teressa G
Reviewed August 8, 2015

Not really the place for a quiet meal, especially weekends, but after all this is a lively cocktail bar, so some jollity and noise is to be expected. The food on offer is rather interesting though, and that is quite unexpected for a cocktail bar....More

Thank JohnPaul1950
Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

We took our three kids with us (13, 11, 8) here and had a good experience. I wasn't a fan of the bread, seemed stale to me but my family liked it. The kids had standard cheeseburgers and fries. I had the carne asada tacos--excellent!...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed August 1, 2015

We were recommended this restaurant by the owner of the motel we lived in, and chose to have dinner there the following night. The food was good and staff were polite. We both had the chepeast steak on the menu, and it was both tender...More

Thank OnkelReisendeElg
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Came across this restaurant during our visit to Monterey and were positively surprised by the friendly service and good food. We ordered the lobster bisque, roasted wild mushroom salad, calamari (a bit spicy) and a classic margherita pizza. The restaurant has a friendly atmosphere, but...More

1  Thank Anabutteri
Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Ate here on a busy Thursday night. The place was busy. Our meal consisted of two appetizers: the ceviche and the carpaccio. The ceviche's presentation was memorable - it was served on top of a frozen pink brick of Himalayan salt and surrounded by tortilla...More

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Was recommended by our Motel host... great motel bad recommendation.... 5 (2 adults 3 teenager daughters) very hungry people... Three appetizers five mains... none was even reasonable... two of the mains were steaks... worst we tried for a long time... Only exception was a desert...More

Thank Moshe D
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February 9, 2016|
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Response from Marilyn S | Reviewed this property |
Call them. They can get pretty busy so either call first or have a plan B.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $25
American, Bar, Barbecue, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-645-9036
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