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“a great special occasion place”
Review of Tarpy's Roadhouse

Tarpy's Roadhouse
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Ranked #27 of 312 Restaurants in Monterey
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Canyon Del Rey
Transit: Monterey Salinas Transit bus line stops in front of the restaurant.
Reviewed July 25, 2014

Lunch on the patio.....wonderful cobb salad and a burger and a bottle of wine, and a crazy good chocolate cake. A free air show (it is directly under the landing path for the local airport), gorgeous patio setting and great weather. Inside it can get very noisy if there are large parties...so we avoid inside and like to do a late lunch (2-ish) outside and linger over the meal. Server was one of the best we've ever had...Alfredo....just the right amount of suggestions, timing and 'corner of the eye' watchfulness.

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Thank anniecat1242
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Debbie E, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2014

The Cobb Salad is always a great choice! We are happy you enjoyed wonderful service from Alfredo and a lovely lunch on the patio. We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed July 25, 2014

The food, the indoor, outdoor, stone setting, wine cellar and great selection of food and alcohol make this a MUST STOP for anyone coming to the Monterey area. Best part is that it is located near the airport and away from the hub bub of Fisherman's Wharf area. Go to their website and see the incredibly diverse menu. Great for coupes out on date night, small groups or large parties as well.1st time and won't be the last. Get dressed up or go casual.

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Thank Michael W
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Debbie E, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2014

Thank you for the fantastic review! We truly appreciate the great recommmendation and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Tarpy's has it all- great atmosphere, amazing food and top notch service. Weather you want to sit out on the open air patio or tucked away for a private room- you feel the attention to detail. The menu is always accommodating to what your hungry for with great specials too! Alfredo took excellent care of us - very patient with our indecisive nature and checked on us at the right times. I recommend Tarpy's to any one living or visiting the Monterey area. You will be happy you did!

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Thank Candice_Meets_World
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Debbie E, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2014

We are so happy you enjoy the ambiance (so many rooms to choose from, not to mention the wonderful patio) and that you had great service from Alfredo! We hope you will visit us again soon and thank you for your review!

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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Tarpy's is a great place to take a date or client, despite the silly name. The atmosphere is really nice and the staff is super nice. They have always been ver accommodating of my food allergies, and some of the staff even remember what I'm allergic to.

The steaks here are incredible and the veggies are great, too. The kale salad isn't so great.

This place is a bit pricey, but you'll get a great meal. The drink menu is an iPad. Evens out?

Thank Kevin_and_Morgan
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Debbie E, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2014

Thank you for the excellent review! We are happy to accommodate any food allergies and glad to hear that you've had wonderful experiences with the staff as well. We sincerely hope you'll visit us again soon.

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Reviewed July 16, 2014

Tarpy's has been around for years. It always stays current with the food trends. Tarpy's has seating inside as well as outside under a covered roof.
Everytime I eat there, the food and service is very good.

Thank artgirl850
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Debbie E, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2014

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy that you are a fan of Chef Todd's delicious new additions. We sincerely hope you visit us again soon for more delicious specials!

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