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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
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Pre-cycling breakfast, charming, fun atmosphere, delicious, & flavorful quality food, they know what they are doing here! Met some great folks!

Thank doris s
San Jose, California
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked about 10 minutes from Lovers Point Inn to this lil gem. It is absolutely adorable. It is a little red house with fireplace and all. The decor is very reminiscent of any grandmothers home and the smell of the food is enticing. Hubby had a Benedict of some sort and enjoyed it. I had a side of perfectly... More 

Thank Jennifer A
Pacific Grove, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Red House continues to be my favorite place when in town. Their breakfasts, lunches and dinners are all amazing and it's as charming as can be. It does get busy at times so there may be a wait, but it's well worth it.

Thank Travelgirl95648
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food. Attentive wait staff and family friendly. We visited this place based on the review on Tripadvisor and were not disappointed.

Thank Minkey2
Modesto, California
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant and food are very good! We enjoyed ourselves. the only problem we had is we had reservations for 6 o'clock and had requested a special table.. They said no problem. Later in the day I called and asked if I could change the reservation to 6:30 and have the same table, and once again, they said, no problem.... More 

Thank jmirish2016
San Diego, California, USA
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very comfortable café, with indoor and outdoor seating, on Lighthouse Ave. The staff were all pleasant and helpful, and the food was excellent. We had the frittata and French toast. Both are recommended.

Thank SanDiego_MK
San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us arrived at the restaurant at about 6:16 PM on a Thursday night with no reservation and found that we had a 40 minute wait. The salmon pizza with caviar was disappointing and the crab cakes were just OK. The main problem was that we were seated a foot away from the bathroom door and while it didn't... More 

Thank MeAndTheLittleWoman
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was well presented by lovely staff, tasty and good portions, really enjoyed it. We had steak and fries and amazing salmon with mixed salad. Finished off by amazing cake thing that was baked by a local lady, can't remember what they called it but we called it fabulous. Enormouse hot chocolate too. Definitely eat here again

Thank Baconbuttie
Sedona, Arizona
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small but interesting place in a renovated old house. Tables are close so its easy to make conversation with adjoining tables (We got some useful visiting tips from the locals) Food is good value. Wait staff are attentive. One disappointing item is that they do not offer wild salmon, only farm-raised, which we will not eat. A couple of menu... More 

Thank gary s
North Carolina
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138 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food. Something for everyone. Cute atmosphere. Excellent service. Easy parking. It's all upside. I recommend a reservation. Opinion: It's like eating in a small cottage... so while kids and families are welcome, overtired/wild (or poorly parented) kids will not go over well in this intimate setting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine
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 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?