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1996 1/2 Sunset Dr, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3719
+1 831-375-7107
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Keene, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The service was very friendly and nice atmosphere. The meal was good but maybe because of the location it was a bit pricey.

Thank Artist05
Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Fishwife has always been a favorite, but on this visit it fell short. The seafood was fine, but too heavily battered and a bit soggy. The service was attentive and timely. Still a nice place to eat and we hope this was a fluke.

Thank srogers2017
Bay Area
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been eating at the Fishwife for years and it never disappoints. We went for a late lunch so didn't have to wait for a table. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful, we enjoyed talking with him. We split the calamari appetizer which is very good, and a crab sandwich with fries. The crab sandwich could have had... More 

Thank darlinsusieq
Fresno, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This afternoon me and my guest went to the Fish Wife in Pacific Grove. I grew up in PG and my parents used to have dinner at the Fish Wife since the 1980's and always said how great it was. So this afternoon I went into the PG Fish Wife and was seated. We were hungry and were given bread... More 

Thank tomfineart
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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a craving for fish, but didn't want to go into busy Monterrey. This place is in a quiet, out of the way location. The selections were different but very tasty and they were able to accommodate my food allergies.

Thank hernse1
Kelowna, Canada
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247 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Each year when we are in this area we have an evening dining here. This year we stopped here on our last night in Pacific Grove. The place was packed so it was good I made reservations. It took a while between taking our drinks order until the drinks were delivered to our table. Seemed to be a crowd at... More 

Thank PeachlandCalculator
Monterey, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a small place, just up from Asilomar Beach, and it has a relaxed, beachy quality. We like to sit in an end booth across from the bar. It's all seafood, and it all has a Caribbean flavor. So not only is it very good, it's just a little exotic, certainly unique. I'm guessing you won't find this flavor very... More 

Thank KelticDock
san francisco
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had clam soup and a asian ginger salad . Chowder had cream and potatoes, almost no clam. Salad was lacking in every thing but lettuce. A big disappointment from pat visits

Thank visitor314159
Newmarket, New Hampshire
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok atmosphere, fast, friendly service, good enough food. It was perfect as we had just arrived in the area and were exhausted. Our hotel was within walking distance so this was perfect and the food met our expectations.

Thank lynnnh
Clear Lake, Iowa
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're visiting the Peninsula and want to taste some fresh fish prepared in a tasty way, I'd suggest you eat at the Fishwife in Pacific Grove. It's next door to a nice hotel and so close to the bay that after or before eating, you might take a walk to Asilomar Beach. The food is varied so if you... More 

Thank nanookune47

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1996 1/2 Sunset Dr, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-7107

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