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Red House Cafe

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Soups, American, Delicatessen, Contemporary
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662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
831-643-1060
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 222
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Small town Pleasure

Excellent food with a good variety of dishes. Very good service. This is a quaint restaurant that was a house and converted into a restaurant. It is not spacious but that adds to the atmosphere of feeling like you are at home.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Mickey M
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Monterey Peninsula, California
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Monterey Peninsula, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food with a good variety of dishes. Very good service. This is a quaint restaurant that was a house and converted into a restaurant. It is not spacious but that adds to the atmosphere of feeling like you are at home.

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Jenks, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for lunch, since we had read so many great things about the place. We had a soup, salad and sandwich combo. The sandwich was a turkey sandwich and the soup was a potato soup. Both were ok, but nothing special. They definitely cram a lot of people into a very small space. Be careful not to get the... More 

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Goshen, New York
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, awesome food, wait staff is very friendly and welcoming. highly recommend this place if you plan to travel to pacific grove.

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Wailea
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A delightful meal crowned by the Fig & Merlot Remoulaude over Camanbert Cheese. To. Die. For. Literally made us giddy, it was so delicious. Tables next to us definitely wanted what we were having. A perfect close to a beautiful day.

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KENNETT SQUARE
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THe staff was fabulous and the food outstanding. It was a bit pricey, though the breakfast lasted us through the afternoon. Super pleasant atmosphere. It was a cold and dreary morning and we had a wonderful start to our day.

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USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I tried the Crab Cake with a Caesar Salad as opposed to the Mixed Greens and it was a wonderful pairing. The tartar sauce was mild and didn't overpower the crab cake. The Caesar Salad was a huge potion and the croutons were delicious and crunchy. Service was attentive and friendly and I would love to come back here again... More 

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Los Altos, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the Red House Cafe on a rainy night. It was wonderful to eat dinner at a table by the fireplace. The salmon was amazing. The staff was great. We definitely enjoyed the cozy atmosphere and we'd go back again... even if it isn't raining.

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Sonoma, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for brunch last Sunday and loved it! We were seated right away. The place is adorable, the wait staff excellent and the food delicious and hot! Add to that the coffee was great and that's always a pet peeve of mine. I had the crab Benedict, and I would have it again next time, but I'm eager to try... More 

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Los Altos
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is always packed and for good reason-the food is outstanding and the staff friendly. Lunch is a little less crowded.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and lots memrobilia would have visited again but normally a queue however a shortish wait. Great value

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: 831-643-1060

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Soups, American, Delicatessen, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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