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Red House Cafe

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American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary
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662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
+1 831-643-1060
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08:00 - 14:30
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Mon 08:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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Marysville, California, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is inside an old Victorian house. It's very well placed, a little crammed but charming. We went on a Saturday night, without reservations but managed to get a small 2 person table in the back. The staff is friendly and informative. The Spinach and cheese raviolis were excellent. My husband ordered the roasted chicken, and it was more... More 

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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Thank you, we enjoyed our lunch… especially the pasta salad. Recommended by the staff at Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History… didn't disappoint. Enjoyed the outside seating. Pork sandwich was delicious.

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Thank Kathy K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

I lived in Monterey for three years when I got my undergrad and always stopped here while I was in Pacific Grove. It is just so lovely. I would always call it the Nicholas Sparks Cafe because it was adorable enough to be featured in one of his movies. It's the kind of place that's so small and quaint that... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

This trip to Pacific Grove was our first visit to the Red House. We visited for both breakfast and dinner. Both meals were excellent. We especially enjoyed the evening meal sitting by the fireplace in the front room

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Napa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

I had the calamari and it was fresh and very tender. The rest of the group raved about their food. Generous portions. Very nice waitress in training. We will be back for breakfast.

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Denver, Colorado
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Very attractive older house converted to restaurant. We had lunch with soup and sandwich that was superb and very generous. Seems always busy at lunch; friendly staff and cozy atmosphere.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

The staff was great. We were waiting for a table and someone who works there, who was not working that day and having breakfast with friends talked to us and walked us to a table. You can tell the people that work there want to be there. Our server Alex was nothing short of awesome. She was very kind and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

Oh. My. Gosh. I can't say enough about this restaurant. We stopped in for a late breakfast and were greeted by the wonderful staff and sat outside on the porch. The ocean breeze felt amazing as we ate the most delectable crab cake Benedict. Crab cakes with hollandaise sauce on a toasted croissant? Oh. I just want to go back... More 

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novato, ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

We always come here for a meal when in P.G. It is charming and has a nice menu. This time, breakfast, we sat on the back porch - a little cramped. water glass was dirty, coffee had grounds in it, no silverware on table. Will come again but hope things improve.

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Pacific Grove, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Everything is fresh and tasty! The desserts are exceptional. This small "Red House" has both indoor and outdoor seating and either has excellent service. Lunch portions are large and easily shared in order to save appetites for dessert. The dinner options range from fresh seafood to outstanding burgers. The small venue results in some noise, but it is a happy... More 

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