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Monterey's Fish House

2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
+1 831-373-4647
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (198 reviews)
“oysters” (107 reviews)
“cioppino” (89 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We did not have a reservation on a Monday night and waited over one hour outside because the bar also had a waiting list. The food was good. Service was not the best, I got my appetizer served only when my husband had already finished...More

Thank MandMMontreal
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

On a Monday night we only had a 10 minute wait. The service is fantastic, so many people helping you it's hard to tell who your server is. Only complaint is when we were done took 25 min. to get our bill. I got seafood...More

Thank Clayton Lorna C
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Monterey Fish House is not in any of the touristy areas, but was packed by 6 PM on a Friday night. It's obvious that this is where the locals come and bring their out-of-town guests because the food is good and the prices are much...More

Thank wyatthawaii
Reviewed 26 October 2015

People stood in line outside waiting to come in - even for lunch service - so we made a reservation for dinner next night. Great experience, lovely crowd, excellent service - and the food!! Wandered off into the night with a happy, happy smile on...More

Thank Lena S
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Had a very good meal and experience at the fish house. Reservations are a great idea as the wait even on a week night off season can be at least 30 to 45 minutes. The oysters were terrific both raw and grilled. The calamari was...More

Thank boatdrinks011
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A small place but the food are so good... I got the calamari steak & my wife had a sworfish with fresh veggies

Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

From what we saw, This old house location is packed all the time. I do think the food, fish is fresh and excellent, but you must have reservations or you are looking at a hour wait, and this was a week night. The locals walk...More

Thank rawills5339
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Yes the place is always packed, yes the service is fine, yes the portions are good, yes the food on the plate looks great, but where is the flavor? I have tried this place almost every time I come to Monterey, hoping that I just...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We were able to get a reservation on a busy Monday night. We had a short wait but once seated the service was prompt and professional. Wife had the Dover sole and I the linguini and clams. Fresh homemade pasta, good size quantities and reasonably...More

Thank Digby_Scallops
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Obviously, the place to go for great seafood! We weren't familiar with local dining and on the drive in searched the internet for a well recommended place for seafood. We were not disappointed.

Thank Dale B
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1.19 km away
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Jana E
1 April 2017|
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Response from tatliturk | Reviewed this property |
Pasta and meat dishes
Vivian B
13 December 2016|
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Response from richard l | Reviewed this property |
I would not think of taking children there
26 October 2015|
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Response from DScardino | Reviewed this property |
Yes,. My wife is GF (Celiac) and had no problem with her entree. Can't remember what she ate, but it was all good. GO!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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11:30 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-4647
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