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“First rate fish”
Review of Sandbar & Grill

Sandbar & Grill
Ranked #17 of 305 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Street, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“First rate fish”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

The ahi tuna and the calamari were both excellent. Service- with a smile and fast. Great atmosphere on Friday evening-place was rammed. Not fine dining, but great fun and great food at value for money prices.

A sea otter did a swim-past while we were watching the sun go down- a bonus!

  • Visited May 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
San Jose, California
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Enjoyable lunch on the water”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

We stopped here for lunch early on a Saturday afternoon and were seated promptly with a view of the harbor. Food and service were good.

Visited May 2013
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Livermore, California, United States
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice dinner”
Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

Had the highly reviewed sand dabs and was disappointed. Nothing wrong with the fish but about what you would expect for a fried, slightly battered sole. Wife had the salmon and that was very good. Other than unrealistic expectations from a very modest dish, this resteraunt is worth the visit.

  • Visited May 2013
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kyfusion
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Calamari that will melt in your mouth.”
Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

This was our favorite place to eat when we stayed in Monterey. Most of the tables have a great view, and it has a wonderful bar. Our service was great and the calamari steak was to die for.

Visited April 2013
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Washington
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is my favorite place. Another place featured in the Clint Eastwood movie, "Play Misty For Me." Small place on the smaller, less busy pier, looks just like it did in the movie. Very busy. Went there for lunch, sat at the bar and had great food.

Visited March 2013
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