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“Great view”
Review of Massaro & Santos

Massaro & Santos
Ranked #50 of 301 Restaurants in Monterey
Price range: $4 - $34
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located on the second story at the end of the Coast Guard Pier in Monterey. Off the beaten path between Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf. 270 degree ocean views.
Pacific Grove, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great view”
Reviewed July 29, 2012

Met here for a work lunch. Had the sand dabs (you have to in Monterey, right?). Well executed, very well presented, and very tasty as one would expect. Wife had the Crab Louie salad and was far from disappointed. Attentive service and good food all around; would return to try other seafood items on the menu.

  • Visited July 2012
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Closter, New Jersey
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great views, good food”
Reviewed July 23, 2012

Recommended by hotel staff, more locals and less tourists. Good food with beautiful views on the water. Try the sand dabs, very tasty and a local favorite. Reasonably priced. Server was efficient but not very friendly. The location and lack of tourists made this a good find.

Visited July 2012
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Grass Valley, California
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Beautiful setting”
Reviewed July 19, 2012

Nice restaurant with good food and wine selection. This is on the north side of Cannery Row so you can get out of chaos of the tourists if you want easy in and out.

Visited September 2011
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Petaluma
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213 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“A great restaurant, mostly frequented by locals”
Reviewed July 17, 2012

Located on the Coast Guard Pier between the hotels of Cannery Row and the traditional Wharf area where most of the restaurants are located, this is a great find recommended by our Concierge at the Monterey Plaza Hotel. We both had the Lobster stuffed Sole and it was really great. Not just some melange of shredded lobster, cheese, and breadcrumbs as expected this had large hunks of lobster and only a little else. Highly recommended and not that expensive. I will say the wine list is not the greatest and the "elevator" up from the ground floor is a piece of work, but its worth the trouble.

Visited July 2012
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Monterey
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182 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Worth Looking For”
Reviewed July 10, 2012

This restaurant is on the Coast Guard Pier in Monterey. It is not on Fisherman's Wharf. They are excellent. Try the encrusted halibut. The fish is very fresh and delicious.

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Thank Dan M
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