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Manta Rey Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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STARTERS .‏
$9.95
Sauteed Mushrooms
Sauteed baby portabellas in a garlic & white wine demi-glaze
$8.95
Artichoke Hearts
Marinated artichoke hearts breaded & deep-fried dusted w/ shaved parmesan, served w/ a roasted red bell pepper aioli
$10.95
Calamari Strips
Tender strips of calamari breaded & deep-fried
$9.95
Cajun Shrimp
Cajun style shrimp w/ a creamy lemon sauce
$11.95
Coconut Shrimp
Coconut encrusted & deep-fried served w/ chipotle aioli & pineapple chutney
$12.95
Crab Cakes
Homemade crab cakes served w/ a caper-chive sauce
$12.95
Steamed Clams
Whole pound of steamers in a white wine herb broth
$11.95
Oysters on the Half Shell
1/2 dozen oysters on the half shell
$13.95
Oysters Rockefeller
1/2 dozen‏ oysters baked in our famous rockefeller sauce
SOUPS AND SALADS .
$5.00
Cup of Clam Chowder
$9.95
Bay shrimp $+13.95
Bread Bowl W/ Chowder
$5.00
House Salad
$15.95
Blackened Salmon Caesar
Fresh romaine lettuce tossed w/ tomatoes, croutons & parmesan cheese & our caesar dressing topped w/ salmon
$14.95
Oriental Chicken Salad
Fresh greens, bean sprouts, & mandarin oranges topped w/ grilled chicken, & our asian dressing
$13.95
Mediterranean Salad
Fresh lettuce topped w/ tomatoes, onions, artichoke hearts & kalamata olives tossed in balsamic vinaigrette
SEAFOOD .‏
$21.95
Salmon
Chardonnay poached salmon topped w/ an orange blossom honey & whole grain mustard sauce. Served w/ rice pilaf & grilled asparagus
$20.95
Scampi
Sautéed w/ garlic, tomatoes, capers, artichoke hearts w/ rice pilaf & sautéed vegetables
$26.95
Cioppino
Italian style seafood stew w/ shrimp, scallops, mussels, clams, cod & king crab legs all in tomato-herb broth
$22.95
Seared Scallops
Plump & firm scallops seared in an orange chipotle sauce. Served w/ rice pilaf & sautéed vegetables
$22.95
Sea Bass
Lobster encrusted, pan roasted served w/ a butter saffron sauce w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed spinach
$19.95
Sand Dabs
Lightly breaded‏ & pan-roasted in a creamy basil & sherry sauce w/ rice pilaf & sautéed vegetables
$24.95
Swordfish & Shrimp
Grilled swordfish topped w/ large prawns sauteed in a creamy tomato basil sauce. Served w/ rice pilaf & sautéed vegetables
$32.95
King Crab Legs
Steamed alaskan king crab legs served w/ mashed potatoes & grilled asparagus
$39.95
Lobster
11-12 oz australian tail, flame broiled & served w/ herbed drawn butter
STEAKS, POULTRY, ETC. .
$19.95
Top Sirloin
9oz grilled top sirloin w/ sautéed mushrooms. Served w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed vegetables
$24.95
Rib Eye
12 oz. Gilled served w/ japanese BBQ sauce. Served w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed vegetables
$18.95
Chicken Piccata
Sautéed w/‏ artichoke hearts & capers in a creamy lemon sauce. Served w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed vegetables
$24.95
Rack of Lamb
Choice new zealand rack herb-encrusted served w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed spinach
$30.95
Filet Mignon
10oz grilled topped w/ french fried onions drizzled w/ a raspberry cabernet reduction sauce. Served over garlic mashed potatoes & sautéed spinach
$52.95
Surf & Turf
11oz lobster tail & a 10 oz. Tender filet mignon served w/ mashed potatoes & grilled asparagus spears
PASTA .‏
$20.95
Linguini w/ Clams
A full pound of clams in a creamy white wine sauce
$22.95
Seafood Pasta
Mussels, clams, shrimp & scallops served over linguini pasta in a creamy white wine & lobster reduction sauce
Alfredo
15.95= dinner‏
STARTERS .
$9.95
Sauteed Mushrooms
Sauteed baby portabellas in a garlic & white wine demi-glaze
$8.95
Artichoke Hearts
Marinated artichoke hearts breaded & deep-fried dusted w/ shaved parmesan, served w/ a roasted red bell pepper aioli
$10.95
Calamari Strips
Tender strips of calamari breaded & deep-fried
$9.95
Cajun Shrimp
Cajun style shrimp w/ a creamy lemon sauce
$11.95
Coconut Shrimp
Coconut encrusted & deep-fried served w/ chipotle aioli & pineapple chutney
$12.95
Crab Cakes
Homemade crab cakes served w/ a caper-chive sauce
$12.95
Steamed Clams
Whole pound of steamers in a white wine herb broth
$11.95
Oysters on the Half Shell
1/2 dozen oysters on the half shell
$13.95
Oysters Rockefeller
1/2 dozen oysters baked in our famous rockefeller sauce
SOUPS AND SALADS .‏
$5.00
Cup of Clam Chowder
$9.95
Bay shrimp $+13.95
Bread Bowl W/ Chowder
$5.00
House Salad
$15.95
Blackened Salmon Caesar
Fresh romaine lettuce tossed w/ tomatoes, croutons & parmesan cheese & our caesar dressing topped w/ salmon
$14.95
Oriental Chicken Salad
Fresh greens, bean sprouts, & mandarin oranges topped w/ grilled chicken, & our asian dressing
$13.95
Mediterranean Salad
Fresh lettuce‏ topped w/ tomatoes, onions, artichoke hearts & kalamata olives tossed in balsamic vinaigrette
SEAFOOD .
$21.95
Salmon
Chardonnay poached salmon topped w/ an orange blossom honey & whole grain mustard sauce. Served w/ rice pilaf & grilled asparagus
$20.95
Scampi
Sautéed w/ garlic, tomatoes, capers, artichoke hearts w/ rice pilaf & sautéed vegetables
$26.95
Cioppino
Italian style seafood stew w/ shrimp, scallops, mussels, clams, cod & king crab legs all in tomato-herb broth
$22.95
Seared Scallops
Plump & firm scallops seared in an orange chipotle sauce. Served w/ rice pilaf & sautéed vegetables
$22.95
Sea Bass
Lobster encrusted, pan roasted served w/ a butter saffron sauce w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed spinach
$19.95
Sand Dabs
Lightly breaded & pan-roasted in a creamy basil & sherry sauce w/ rice pilaf & sautéed vegetables
$24.95
Swordfish & Shrimp
Grilled swordfish topped w/ large prawns sauteed in a creamy tomato basil sauce. Served w/ rice pilaf & sautéed vegetables
$32.95
King Crab Legs
Steamed alaskan king crab legs served w/ mashed potatoes & grilled asparagus
$39.95
Lobster
11-12 oz australian tail, flame broiled & served w/ herbed drawn butter
STEAKS, POULTRY, ETC. .‏
$19.95
Top Sirloin
9oz grilled top sirloin w/ sautéed mushrooms. Served w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed vegetables
$24.95
Rib Eye
12 oz. Gilled served w/ japanese BBQ sauce. Served w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed vegetables
$18.95
Chicken Piccata
Sautéed w/ artichoke hearts & capers in a creamy lemon sauce. Served w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed vegetables
$24.95
Rack of Lamb
Choice new zealand rack herb-encrusted served w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed spinach
$30.95
Filet Mignon
10oz grilled topped w/ french fried onions drizzled w/ a raspberry cabernet reduction sauce. Served over garlic mashed potatoes & sautéed spinach
$52.95
Surf & Turf
11oz lobster tail & a 10 oz. Tender filet mignon served w/ mashed potatoes & grilled asparagus spears
PASTA .
$20.95
Linguini w/ Clams
A full pound of clams in a creamy white wine sauce
$22.95
Seafood Pasta
Mussels, clams, shrimp & scallops served over linguini pasta in a creamy white wine & lobster reduction sauce
$15.95
With chicken $18.95
With bay shrimp $18.95
Alfredo
$17.95
Portabella Mushroom Ravioli
Portabella mushroom stuffed in a creamy tomato sauce
$17.95
Linguini Primavera
Fresh vegetables sautéed in marinara sauce over linguini pasta
$18.95
Chicken Marsala
Sautéed chicken breast tossed w/ mushrooms & oregano over linguini pasta
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I are driving down the PCH, and stayed in San Simeon for a night. Not a lot of options in town, so we gave Manta Rey a shot. Food was good, we had the chicken alfredo and sea bass. The resturant has...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank nodrogmada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to pick a place to eat for dinner after our afternoon at Hearst Castle. We decided on seafood and this restaurant was walking distance from our motel. They don't open until 5pm for dinner, but there was already a crowd waiting at the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KanCal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the calamari appetizer witch was good. But the bread bowls were the best. The clam chowder was great but the bread was amazing.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rdb1983
Reviewed December 25, 2018

We were feeling lazy so instead of going into town we walked to the Manta Rey. What a great decision! They had a salmon bisque on special, and it was one of the best bisques I have ever had! The Sea Bass was the entree...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DebinSD
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Attached to our hotel. Nothing special on the outside but very nicely laid out inside. Broad menu, quick service, delicious food. Shrimp scampi with artichokes especially good. You’ll be glad you came.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank svanvoo
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Spent 2 nights just this past weekend in San Simeon. I must say that the experience I had at the Manta Rey restaurant surpassed my expectations. The food was wonderful! I ordered the Sea Bass, not only was it considerably less money than Sea Bass...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Mark L
Reviewed November 6, 2018

had calamari and deep fried artichoke hearts for the appetizers the chokes were good the calamari was to die for, tender and delicious. for the main course I had the sea bass it was cooked to near perfection, when you add in the creamy sauce...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 689jerryw
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We read the reviews and decided to try Manta Rey on our visit to San Simeon. My wife ordered Alfredo and bay shrimp; there were a ridiculous number of shrimp in her meal and she had to give me many. I had the sea food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Sudoku497
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Food had no taste and is extremely expensive! Definitely won’t recommend to eat here. We had the fillet, alfredo pasta and clam chowder. All 3 of these dishes were just bland. 🤮

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jomarig
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This restaurant is part of the Comfort Inn in San Simeon. It is typical of a chain hotel restaurant in appearance. When we were there it was decorated heavily for Halloween. My husband had read good reviews on the food, and we were not disappointed....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dot13
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Questions & Answers
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Skeifhtnv
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Jerry J | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is a full bar, but I know we had at least beer and wine.
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Lisa H
December 3, 2016|
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Response from paulawon | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Anything.
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