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Red House Cafe

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662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
+1 831-643-1060
08:00 - 21:00
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Mon 08:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice in our recent stay, the food was excellent and the staff very friendly, even when we turned up in January gale. Just a small cafe restaurant but nevertheless it packs a big punch.

Thank PJH8RN
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG I had a the best grill cheese with tapenade and artichokes. I love this place and wouldn't dream of not going there when I am in the area.

Thank Denise L
Eastern USA
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very nice meal here with friends. We enjoyed a variety of dishes - preparation & presentation were good. Portions were moderate/large. Seating was crowded, restaurant was also a bit loud. Price/performance = OK, not outstanding

Thank Schrodinger Cat
Oakland, CA
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291 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We strolled Pacific Grove on a Sunday morning. Had brunch at Red House because they were the busiest of the restaurants at the time. Very well prepared food. Chipper service.

Thank David B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service staff happy very efficient and friendly quaint little town we came upon by accident

Thank David A
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our recent visit to the area we lunched here twice. We find it hard to order anything other than the fried calamari salads- they are delicious, fresh, and beautiful. Paired with a glass of prosecco and sitting on the sunny outdoor covered patio, we felt very lucky to be there.

Thank WeBike
san francisco
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived Sunday morning before 10am and got a table inside. Had the Salmon Lox over the potato pancake and was very satisfied. Our server was a little bit curt, but I guess that's her style and she was efficient. When we left around 11am there were a lot of people waiting for tables.

Thank alwaystravelsf
Carmel Valley, California
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383 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food at good prices with excellent service. Only been there for lunch, the Red House Soup and Half Sandwich, and anything else, is a steal. I assume, based on the pre-lunch crowds, that breakfast is just as good. I eat there once a month, and love it.

Thank Andrew A
Mission Viejo, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place. Cute and awesome food. Place was referred to us and we are so please we came. Big portions and cozy atmosphere

Thank Andrea B
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Kaden was the most amazing guest relations and host we have experience in many years. As someone who often experiences challenges with living a gluten free life in restaurants, Kaden substituted poached pears for the bread and wow, what a treat!. The fig and port reduction fit perfectly with the honey poached pears and the delightful nuttiness of the camembert... More 

Thank AntiTouristdujour

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-643-1060

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?