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Red House Cafe

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662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
+1 831-643-1060
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08:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon 08:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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littleton, colorado
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here several times. It is a cute place with good food. They could crank up the service a bit with friendlier service with a better trained staff !

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Thank suz999
Lodi, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Red House chefs make incredible split pea terragon soup! Their tomato basil soup is also a favorite of mine. The servers and all the staff are very friendly and professional. Always a treat to dine there.

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Thank Debi K
Pacific Grove, CA
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to be a regular at this spot for lunch, and dinner. Service is friendly, and the food is usually really good. What changed that was when I noticed that sometimes I'd be charged for substituting french fries for salad or vice versa, and was even charge once in a while for a side of salad dressing with my... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was good for breakfast my wife and I ate here twice in a row for breakfast. The atmosphere was great, and with just a few tables it definitely feels romantic. Most importantly though the food is delicious and the coffee is good too!

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Thank Jared S
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Red House Cafe is great! Luckily I made it there for a solo meal just before the end of breakfast service. A couple groups that arrived shortly after me were not able to order breakfast. The place was packed but I was seated immediately. I ordered the Smoked Salmon Benedict and it was to die for. The atmosphere of the... More 

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Thank Patrick O
Roseville, California
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446 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast at the Red House, another popular early-meal place. I got my sought-after steel-cut oatmeal. Gretchen survived with bagel & cheese. Oddly, this old house and the nearby competitive Toastie’s have unisex restrooms, both clean and serviceable. Food is superb, fresh coffee refilled without asking, service attentive, making us feel like locals. Good people.

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Thank Newsboymac
Castro Valley, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little café is definitely a wow. We went there for brunch on Saturday. I had the Mexican chorizo with scrambled eggs, homemade green salsa and sour cream on the side (I also had a side order of avocado) and my husband had the smoked salmon with a poached egg. Both dishes were wonderful and very flavorful. Happy tummy time!

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Thank Pamela G
Pacific Grove, California
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168 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner here Jan 17 with two other couples. The menu was broad and not too expensive. Lunch is great as well and they offer outdoor seating. It looks small, but you will enjoy the homey feel. We live in Pacific Grove.

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Thank Bob R
Devon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can see from my reviews that I have only once before given one star for a rating ( and that place has now closed). Me and my husband visited the Red House Cafe a few months ago for breakfast as we had looked on the reviews on TA and it seemed like a good place. When we arrived we... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our lunch was exceptional, as was our service. My latte was served in a huge mug! Very delightful place!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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?