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Alvarado Fish and Steak House

) #138 of 219 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%
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“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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31 - 40 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Terrible service We had to send the food back for it to be cooked properly. Then as you walk through the kitchen to use the pubic restroom you see the kitchen and when the bread is laying on the dirty floor! Really!!!!

Thank Deb K
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Stopped in after a trip down the Farmer's market on a Tuesday Night. Great food and service. It was not crowded at first but nearly filled by 8pm. Good food, and service. Decent Prices.

Thank anniecat1242
Reviewed 8 December 2015

We went there for dinner on the back of a very mediocre Neil on the warf the night before. The food and the service was dreadful they don't deserve to be in business

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 6 December 2015

We happened across this restaurant while wandering along Alvarado Street looking for somewhere for dinner, it has a nice entrance with some heated, outside seating and the waitress at the front of house enticed us in with tales of a good menu! We opted for...More

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The place is a non-descript store front, usually with a heater out front. We got there early (6:30ish) so the place was quite empty. Services was gracious and food was quite good. My wife very much enjoyed the leg of lamb special and I had...More

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Had oysters and then crab cakes. The oysters were good the crab cakes were OkKbut the veggies and pasta were poor. No atmosphere and the service average. Would not go back.

Thank BrentTraveller
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We were travelling from Los Angeles and it was pretty late by the time we arrived in Monterey so our options were limited. This was the first place we stumbled across and the menu looked pretty good. The food was pretty poor. The waiter was...More

Thank Grainne H
Reviewed 10 October 2015

The food was good not great for the money. Very young service staff but they did there best. I had the Sand Dabs which was good and my wife had the Chicken Picata which was good. The chocolate mousse was excellent. There was mixed reviews...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 9 October 2015

My first time to this place I had a wonderful steak and a glass of wine, two years later things have changed. I ordered the special stuff pork loin. I started off with a Caesar Salad, they asked if I wanted anchovies with that, Nice...More

Thank Rich45LongBeach_CA
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Enjoyed eating outside in this restaurant and the food was pretty decent. Staff were very attentive so couldnt find fault with anything. Would recommend if visiting Monterey

Thank Audrey T
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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