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Alvarado Fish and Steak House

) #139 of 220 Restaurants in Monterey ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, American, Steakhouse
482 Alvarado St, Hours: Mon- Wed. 11:30- 9:30 Thurs. 11:30- 10:00 Sun 4:00- 9:30, Monterey, CA 93940-2729
+1 831-582-1944
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (24 reviews)
“calamari” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
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11:30 - 21:30All hours
Seafood, American, Steakhouse
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
482 Alvarado St, Hours: Mon- Wed. 11:30- 9:30 Thurs. 11:30- 10:00 Sun 4:00- 9:30, Monterey, CA 93940-2729
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I don't know if this place was in the weeds when we arrived, we ended up here because many of the restaurants on Alvarado street were packed but it took forever for our server to arrive and then he acted as if he was guessing...More

Thank Caryn A
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

A very small sitting area. The restrooms are in the back, where you have to walk through the kitchen and by the dishwasher to get to it. Restroom wasn't very clean. Was going to get the ribeye steak glad we didn't. Had to get up...More

Thank Loris W
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Friend had fish and chips, said it was good. I had fried calamari and a bowl of clam chowder. Calamari good, chowder was pasty with no clams.

Thank bluetail47
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My Husband and I were visiting Monterey and bought a Groupon for Alvarado Fish and Steak House. The price-fixe menu in the restaurant is different from the one on-line. I ordered the shrimp diablo on linguini which I understand is spicy; however, my serving was...More

Thank mimi262
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Visited on a weekday evening, and enjoyed an appetizer of half-and-half (fried and Sicilian) calamari, followed by the Holiday Pasta, then Crème Brule for desert . Everything was well prepared, just be advised the portions are large. Both the wait staff and kitchen staff were...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We came here on a very quiet Monday night in December. The reviews are all over the place so we were hesitant to go (the restaurant being almost empty and all) but the Groupon deal was amazing so we tried it. Boy were we glad...More

Thank goletagirl805
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The side order of pasta and vegetables that comes with the Sand Dabs, the pasta was wonderful. The texture of the Sand Dabs yum. The service was excellent, not sure what his name was, a young brunette man, so caring and efficient. The dessert was...More

Thank foodcritique2017
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We were in Monterey and Groupon had this restaurant listed for $15 for $30 worth of food. We decided to try it. The food was good and so was the service. They used fresh vegetables ( corn, carrots, green beans ) for the sides. The...More

Thank poncho20
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We left after using our Groupon and still felt like we paid too much money for the results. Nothing was bad but nothing was good… It was very mediocre. We really wanted to like this place, but honestly, we would not consider coming back. When...More

Thank WKK10
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had a very good experience at the restaurant on a Tuesday night. We had steak and fish. The food was very good and so was the service.

Thank philmccracken2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 482 Alvarado St, Hours: Mon- Wed. 11:30- 9:30 Thurs. 11:30- 10:00 Sun 4:00- 9:30, Monterey, CA 93940-2729
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-582-1944
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Alvarado Fish and Steak House is conveniently located in the center of downtown Monterey. It is family-owned and ran by John DiGirolamo Sr. and Jr., whose old family photos and history you can see and enjoy throughout the restaurant. The importance of family history is further highlighted as they fuse their Italian and Japanese decent to create outstanding lunch and dinner plates for the menu as well as for the daily specials. Alvarado Fish and Steak House provides the perfect atmosphere for all occasions; whether you are there for an intimate dinner for two, or a casual meal with the whole family, the Fish and Steak House is a great spot to be.
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