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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” (217 reviews)
“oysters” (106 reviews)
“cioppino” (91 reviews)
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2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've been here a number of times and we always leave happy. Make a reservation, you'll be glad you did! The choices are unreal. You can have your fish prepared any number of ways. The fish is fresh and comes with veggies and pasta. The...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were going to a Mexican restaurant we had seen on TripAdvisor & got there & it was closed even though it was in the hours on the listing. We saw the Fish House & my husband said that is our back up plan. It...More

Thank Jeanne D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restraunt never disappoints! The food is expertly prepared, the fish and oysters are always fresh. The wait staff really helps round out the dining experience. They are very friendly and very knowledgeable about the menu items and their specials. They are also very helpful...More

Thank Katz2christine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at 5 & had reservation. by 6 people waiting to get in. wife had swordfish, loved it. I had blackened snapper...excellent. very small which does make it somewhat noisy as you sit very close to next table(s). gives opportunity to make new friends at...More

Thank 383gordonv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Raw oysters are fresh and excellent. For sautéed mussels, they cooked just nice with perfect tomato sauce . Oak grilled snapper was cooked to perfection. Calamari pamesean with generous egg plant. Service is good. Excellent dinner with reasonable price

Thank Ronaldet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To put it simply this is a great experience. I called in a reservation and glad I did. When we arrived at 5:30 it was filling fast. We were seated immediately and studied the menu. When our waiter came over he went through the evening...More

1  Thank Acruzu
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is the real deal - fresh fish prepared wonderfully and served by an efficient, courteous staff. Best meal we had on an 8 day trip to the central coast!

1  Thank KMWCleveland_OH
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The Fish House is a small converted home located on Del Monte Ave just before the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey. The food is excellent, the staff is warm and friendly and the prices are reasonable for the quality of the seafood. The restaurant...More

1  Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Tripadvisor puts this restaurant at the top in Monterey. It was recommended by our hotel. What a disappointment. Food over cooked and thrown on the plate. Limited local wines. Overpriced. Can’t understand why it’s so popular. Don’t bother visiting.

1  Thank mrpmm
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We started with the crab cake appetizer which was delicious. My wife had the grilled sole Dore' style and I had the grilled snapper. Both were excellent. The portions are large and the prices are very reasonable. The service was perfect and attentive. We went...More

1  Thank Portcruiser
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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
14 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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