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Red House Cafe

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American, Cafe, Soups, 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
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Southern England
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We ate here twice - saving room for dessert the second time! Friendly service, lovely food, totally delicious pie. Thank you!

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Thank gingergranny
Switzerland, Fla.
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215 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cute "kitchy" old school dining. Could feel cramped if overcrowded. We were fortunate to get a booth. Our waitress was very cute and friendly. I had tomato bisque, spinach salad, and calamari steak. We shared crab cakes. All very delicious!! Would eat there all of the time if we lived in P.G..

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Tustin, California
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129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Crab cake benedict is an interesting selection on the menu. Crab cakes were nicely done service on a croissant. Potatoes were excellent.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant is surprisingly good. We had dinner once and loved it! The service was excellent, the staff was very friendly. The food is really good. Don't miss it when passing through Pacific Grove.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first time eating at the Red House Cafe. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The breakfast was tasty and hot.

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Fremont CA
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Who doesn't want to have breakfast at Grandma's? Its a super cute house packed with tables. Great service and delish food. Cozy. Fresh ingredients and service with a smile.

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mountlake terrace
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an awesome meal at the Red House Cafe. The special was red snapper with lemon risotto, which was amazing. Also excellent was the penne with mussels and fresh fish. Highly recommend!

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Thank Heathersmith0073
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is small, quaint house with several small dining rooms. Got there early so we beat the crowd. Reservations are a good idea as it gets crowded quickly! Servers are super nice, offer to make changes to food based on your needs. Food we ordered was delicious, portions large. Great find in Pacific Grove!!

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Thank Monica M
Los Gatos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have driven past this place many times and there are always a line for breakfast and lunch. We decided on. Saturday to try it for dinner. We were able to get an early reservation 5:45pm. My wife had the special sea bass and I had the penne pasta seafood and muscles. Food was excellent, it is a small places... More 

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Thank Russ0922
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended in our Lonely Planet guide. Seems everyone else read the same guide :-). Pleasant, quaint little place. White china and doilies; ornaments about the place. A feeling of 'tea at grandmas'. Visited for breakfast (family of four) had a 10 min wait to be seated. Lovely food; well presented and tasty. Very pleasant, friendly and attentive staff. Only... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, 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
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

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