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“Fabulous!”
Review of Sandbar & Grill

Sandbar & Grill
Ranked #13 of 327 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Quaint, friendly, and the best seafood. Reservations are a must, however, we just showed up and had a drink at the bar expecting a half hour wait for a table. Was pleasantly surprised to be sat within 10 minutes. Had a quiet corner table at the back of the restaurant. Watched the sailboats come in for the day and a lovely sunset. Dinner was extraordinary! The sand dabs excellent. My husband had a delicious pasta with prawns and scallops. Also excellent. Will definitely come back here when visiting Monterey again. Parking easy as well.

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Kiddergirl
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised to find this restaurant. We had reservations and were promptly seated by the windows which gave us a wonderful view of the harbor. Service was quick and friendly. The staff were very knowledgeable about the menu items. The clam chowder was excellent as were the shrimp and crab. This felt like a "locals" favorite restaurant and without question, we found out why. This will definitely be on our list to come back to.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful harbor view provide a great back drop to a wonderful dinner. My wife's crab stuffed shrimp were great. My seafood curry was likewise delicious. We both enjoyed the molten chocolate cake with ice cream; a beautiful evening and a beautiful meal.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank GeneralGene
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for happy hour (4-6:30) and had a great experience--good beer on tap, great snapper fish tacos, very good sand dabs and mussels. And an extremely reasonable price away from the tourists who flood Fisherman's Wharf. Lots of locals. If you want this type of experience, the Sandbar and Grill is highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank A2Russ
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

On the wharf, facing the jetties with yachts tied up, we watched a sea otter cruising around as we ate. We hadn't booked and had a long wait for a table. Staff were friendly food excellent. Lovely calamari to start and some of the best scallops we've ever eaten for the main. Kids enjoyed chicken tenders. The steps down to the restaurant from the wharf would be difficult for the less ambient.

Date of visit: July 2017
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