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Monterey's Fish House

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2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
+1 831-373-4647
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
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Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

A great restaurant with a cozy "local" feel. The seafood is fantastically fresh and the portions are very generous. We went early (5:30pm) with no reservation on a Sunday evening and were lucky to get a table right away. It filled up fast!! It's not...More

Thank JessicaBoyd
Reviewed November 30, 2015

I have heard so many good things about the food at this restaurant. My husband and I had clam chowder, which was excellent. He had the special, which was clam ravioli with rose shrimp sauce. He said it was okay. I had crab cake with...More

Thank Georgia O
Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

We have lived in Monterey for about six months now. This is the best seafood we have found so far! The food the service the atmosphere… It's all fantastic. You'll definitely want reservations as the place is packed every time I drive by… Often with...More

Thank WKK10
Reviewed November 21, 2015

We ate at a lot of restaurants in the area this week and we keep talking about Monterey Fish House. It may not be as fancy as some of the other top contenders but it quickly levels the playing field and surpasses the others with...More

Thank KAKLA/Paso
Reviewed November 20, 2015

This place was so busy we were thankful we made a reservation. The food was outstanding (perhaps a little steep in $ but worth it). The staff were friendly and the food came quickly, we had a lovely meal in a great atmosphere. Great place.

Thank bardrichard
Reviewed November 18, 2015

We asked a local for a good place for seafood and we were told his favorite spot was Monterey's Fish House. While it doesn't look like much on the outside, the food was great. I had crab cakes and they were full of crab (rather...More

Thank llmizu
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Expect to wait at this small spot located on Del Monte Avenue. It doesn't look like much from the outside but it is warm and inviting inside. The Scallops and Shrimp were great. Pasta dishes are fresh and hot. Fish is also fresh and tasty....More

Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

This little place is off the beaten tourist trail, and offers outstanding fish dishes in a fresh lively atmosphere. The place appears so humble from the outside, we were pleasantly surprised when we stepped inside. The fish dishes are excellent and very reasonable. My grilled...More

Thank Michelelabelle
Reviewed November 15, 2015

Amazing food every single time. The fish is fresh from the ocean and grilled, fried, or smoked to perfection. What more could you ask for?

Thank OenologyLvr
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Saw this place on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. A 10-min drive from our hotel Cannery Row, with parking along the road down the side. A small wait for a table so had a drink at the bar. Wasn't sure if they wanted us at the...More

Thank andrew44Kent
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Jana E
April 1, 2017|
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Response from tatliturk | Reviewed this property |
Pasta and meat dishes
Vivian B
December 13, 2016|
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Response from richard l | Reviewed this property |
I would not think of taking children there
October 26, 2015|
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Response from DScardino | Reviewed this property |
Yes,. My wife is GF (Celiac) and had no problem with her entree. Can't remember what she ate, but it was all good. GO!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-4647
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