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Red House Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary
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662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
+1 831-643-1060
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Benicia, California
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342 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Five gals dined together last week for Sunday brunch at this restaurant. Our waitress was a kick! We had eggs Benedict, crab cakes, and salads. A fun atmosphere, a great waitress, and delicious food. Good menu, too. I'll be back!

Thank hutchss
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I there for breakfast after reading all the nice reviews and we're not disappointed. We had the Ham Benedict and both agreed the hollandaise was some of best we had. The only negative part of the meal was the croissant. It just didn't hold up under the hot ham and became mush. The service was excellent.

Thank Lkwdtraveler
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a converted house so the rooms are small and cozy - fitting a few tables in each one. The mood is very relaxed and not pretentious. The food is AMAZING. Great friendly service too. The homemade sparkling lemonade was delicious.

Thank Katie C
Khajuraho, India
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thanks for reminding me what good service means w good food.👍🏻☺️ It's one of those rare local places that has a particular charm

Thank Roy M
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very nice cozy little restaurant evidently quite popular with the locals. They had no problem with my wife and I sharing our meal which was well presented and quite tasty. If they have the carrot-ginger soup when you go I really recommend it, absolutely delicious.

Thank Daryl S
Pacific Grove, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great small lunch spot not to be missed. Excellent menu and always of the highest quality. If your in Monterey or near the Aquarium make it a point to have lunch at Red House.

Thank rff6035
Port Townsend, Wa
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having already had a heavy lunch, my friend and I just ordered from appetizer menu. Fantastic. Perfect crab cakes. Wedge salad had tasty dressing and little extras included. Service was super friendly and efficient. We lucked out and were seated despite not having a reservation but were early. I'd normally recommend a reservation. Street parking only.

Thank RestlessFeet
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I had dinner. We were fortunate to get a table without having an appointment. All walk-ins after us were turned away. I ordered the NY steak. It was prepared perfectly... flavorful & almost melted in my mouth. Everything was impeccable: food, staff, & ambiance. We had been previously, & it was an equally positive experience.

Thank WilburCalifornia
Monterey, California
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going here for several years and it's one of my favorite restaurants in this area I've had breakfast, lunch, and dinner at this cute this place and it has not disappointed. The atmosphere is cute and quaint especially sitting in the front room with the fireplace. The service is excellent and personable. The food is always fresh... More 

Thank Deeg225
Ojai, California
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This darling little cafe has the most delicious breakfast. Highly recommend this low key little place in Pacific Grove.

Thank Elesem57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-643-1060

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