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The Market Restaurant

2339 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5435
+1 831-373-2200
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“short ribs” (8 reviews)
“rock cod” (4 reviews)
“king salmon” (3 reviews)
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2339 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5435
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Thankfully this restaurant was very close to our motel so came across it straight away when we set out looking for somewhere to have dinner. it was busy as they were due to have a large party in there but that didn't stop the service...More

Thank baggiebird22
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We were drawn to this place from the high reviews and wanted something away from the usual touristy places. This fits the bill nicely. It's a bit of a drive from the Fishermans wharf and Cannery Row, but the place offers a quiet, well paced...More

Thank ECL
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We dined at the Market Restaurant recently. I was a little hesitant at first as we were the only customers in the restaurant, however it was a Monday evening which might explain the empty dining room. Service was very professional but warm. We had an...More

Thank swimmer283
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Cons: Only a few. The place can be tough to locate since it is set back from the street and their sign is not very prominent. Also, Web prices are out of date by about $2 and most entrees no longer include soup or salad...More

Thank lizclark100
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great night with my friends:Nice food, good vine, excellent service, very pleasant atmosphere. Thank you,guys! I would definitely come again!

Thank Maja R
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Came here on a Friday night and it wasn't super busy. Restaurant is away from the touristy areas and there is plenty of parking out front. The wine selection was amazing and every wine we had tasted great. They definitely take time to construct their...More

Thank worldtraveler0632
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A wonderful discovery! We occasionally vacation in Monterey and was delighted to discover this gem of a restaurant. Tonight we had the rock cod and short ribs which were both excellent. Portions made for a healthy appetite. I also had a side of creamy polenta...More

Thank VRG8
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We had salads, pastas and entrees and all were very good. Staff were attentive and friendly. Definitely recommend.

Thank Ellie Z
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were traveling through Monterey and spending the night so we used Yelp reviews to decided to try this restaurant. We we staying near the restaurant and found this place to be a wonderful surprise. I would say it is a upscale restaurant and priced...More

1  Thank jossello
Reviewed 10 August 2016

It's off the beaten path, not touristy and no ocean view. However it's a quaint white table cloth restaurant. Food is pretty good. We had the sand dabs and short ribs. Good wine selection.

Thank Elizabeth Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2339 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5435
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-2200
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