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2149 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5242
+1 831-642-9900
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Today
11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:30 - 21:30
Mon 16:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 09:30 - 22:00
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

In a really scummy area with all the motels (where we are staying) but a great find. Food was fantastic. Expected greasy american diner food and got great Mediterranean food. Sweet potato fries were a bit with the toddler! Definitely recommend to everyone. Vegetarians will be happy

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Thank Jessica K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

The food at this place is really, REALLY delicious! Casual/Dressy atmosphere. We were seated promptly and tended to. Beer was cold and there is quite a selection. I had the wild salmon and my date had The Beast. Both were cooked absolutely perfect and so flavorful I couldn't stop eating! Portions for both were more than enough. It's a bit... More 

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Thank Andrea H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had an app, a pizza, a few glasses of wine, and could not have been happier. The menu was creative, but not crazy, some classic Italian favorites mixed in with some fun looking choices. I enjoy the service, the atmosphere, and the wine menu (nice, large, and local). I would go back here certainly.

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

Wow, what a find. This place was busy but service was amazing and the the food was delightful. After being on the road for a few days it was good to have some home cooked vegetables cooked to perfection. Could not fit desert in which was a bummer as they looked very impressive. Maybe next time..

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London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

I had dinner here last week. The staff were all polite, friendly and professional. I was tired after a long flight. The guys at the hotel gave me a voucher for a free starter type of dish and I got a Bruschetta (which was perfect). I asked the waiter what was recommended and he advised of the smoked stuff. They... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

Our hotel gave us a coupon for a free appetiser, which was tasty if rather small. The main courses were well cooked and good value for money.

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Thank susiep36
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

We got there for dinner and were welcomed very warmly. The food we ordered - Beef Brisket and Ribs - was absolutely tasty! The portions were quite big. So although the desserts looked very nice, there was no space left for them anymore. The atmosphere was cosy and warm and the quick service. To summarize: we had a very nice... More 

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Aloha, Oregon
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

I don't have any complaints about the food. The food was okay, but it was overpriced.The service was not so good. I thought I would get a glass of water without asking, but I have since learned that is not the way they do things here in central California. It seems rude, but actually they are conserving water. So I... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Can't recommend this place. Went there for dinner with 3 friends. All of us were underwhelmed with the food(including desert). Waiter was an absolute snot(not even an efficient snot). None of us would ever go back.

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Thank Alex2006_12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

The above very loud ID was enough!!! The food and staff were spot on and the atmosphere was great as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2149 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-642-9900

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