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Massaro & Santos

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32 Cannery Row, Suite H1, Monterey, CA 93940-1447
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Perth, Australia
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

It was packed so it is obviously a popular place. Clam chowder was great, crab-crusted salmon was delicious and perfectly cooked. BUT the vegetables were over-boiled to a pulp, the dessert order was messed up, and they don't serve decent coffee.

Thank moroz
Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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216 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Went here with our Insite Vacations group. Service was good, food was ok, could of been a little hotter.

Thank Gene B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

In an out of the way area of Cannery Row, free parking, excellent food. Always take visitors there because of the local flavor, service, and non touristy atmosphere.

Thank Shirley C
Carmel, California
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354 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This Used to be my wife's favorite for linguine and clams sauce. They must have hired a new chef, who changed the recipes- not to our liking. Too bad

Thank rthau
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Good food nice, the oysters were so fresh and tasty, the clam chowder was so delicious, portion sizes good. Lovely views and friendly staff.

Thank citygirl985
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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218 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 416 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We were here for dinner and we tried fish, sea food, salmon and steak: all was very great. A real delicious. Moreover the restaurant has a nice overview of the see. The only issue is the staff, not very professional

Thank Francesco N
Concord, California
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119 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Massaro & Santos is a bit of an enigma. It has an amazing location on Coast Guard Pier and the word is that the locals love this place. The Bouillabaisse and Blackened Salmon are really pretty good but they seem to lack excitement. You don't feel like you experienced the meal - just that you ate it! When I called... More 

Thank YayaShare
Bethesda, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This Italian seafood restaurant is perched above Monterey's fishing boats, and has really good, fresh and local seafood, prepared with care and presented with good consumer education about the food. It feels much better, but is much less crowded, than its distant competition on Fisherman's Wharf or Cannery Row.

Thank roadtrekker
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119 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

We met friends that live locally here for dinner. It was a nice choice because it had a lovely view of the Monterey Bay and wasn't too far from our hotel. We had a nice table overlooking the water, but I think most of the tables there have a wonderful view. I had a clam chowder to start and I... More 

Thank Karsy68
Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view over the harbour I had the local pasta with scallops and prawns, excellent. We also had the Asian chicken, fish n chips, and burger and all were good. Good value also.

Thank I7917IHjohnm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $34
American, Seafood, Soups, Italian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Cannery Row, Suite H1, Monterey, CA 93940-1447
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-649-6700
Located on the second story at the end of the Coast Guard Pier in Monterey. Off the beaten path between Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf. 270 degree ocean views.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?