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Red House Cafe

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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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Carson, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

We got a recommendation to visit and weren't disappointed. Had the charm of going home for a meal.The staff was attentive when we entered the porch. We enjoyed it as a group of six so much that my wife and I came back the next day!

Thank stancarr
Burbank, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2015

This place is so charming. The food is fresh and creative. The staff is really friendly. Very busy so go early.

Thank Cheryl R
Seaside, California
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Great local spot in an old red house. Small, quaint, cute environment with friendly staff. Pancakes, crab cakes and salads are delicious. Try the red house cookie, they sell out fast! Great homemade desserts as well.

Thank ST393
San Jose, California
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80 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015

The Red House Cafe was recommended to us as a "must go to". It didn't disappoint. It's a cute place in an old home - tables scattered throughout several rooms. The food was very good. Chorizo sausage and scrambled eggs - yummy! French toast with berries - yummy! Even the yogurt parfait was delicious. Will go here again, for sure.... More 

Thank AnneAndrews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I took the opportunity to eat here twice during our trip. The restaurant is located in the heart of PG. We found the food and service to be wonderful. When we travel now we rely on the trip adviser for honest reviews and 99% of the time they are right on.

Thank Tony A
Oregon Coast, Oregon
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287 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2015

Excellent breakfast, brunch and lunch cafe in downtown Pacific Grove. Local favorite with a menu that can meet everyone's needs. Moderately priced with plenty of parking; indoor and outdoor seating with prompt service. A family friendly place, too.

Thank TopChef7
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

When I can eat on the front porch it's always a plus but I was torn here because the little rooms inside are lovely too. French country touches - loved the painted shutters in the bathroom - but not stuffy. Homey, and the food is really really good. The fruit bowl was a mini bounty of local berries and melon,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2015

Adorable little spot with a cheeseburger you'll want to tell your future grandchildren about. Perfectly done, and presented between the top and bottom of a delicious, slightly toasted brioche bun. Service is a little rushed and there will likely be a short wait...but, oh, that cheeseburger...

Thank frqyx
Mill Valley, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015

We eat at the Red House almost every time we go to Pacific Grove. The Benedict is made using a Croissant instead of the normal English Muffin, which adds a wonderful texture. My wife ordered the Smoked Salmon and potato pancake which works very well, and we shared an order of the Berry Crostini which I have been directed to... More 

Thank DavidM26529
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

Great place for breakfast...homey and great scenery/decor. Felt like I was invited to someone's home for a meal! Service staff friendly and attentive. Pricey but food very good.

Thank Binnyboo2

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?