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Fandango Restaurant

223 17th St, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3326
+1 831-372-3456
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (74 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (55 reviews)
“profiteroles” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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223 17th St, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3326
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1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I never visit Pacific Grove without going to Dinner at Fandango. It is my favorite restaurant in Pacific Grove. I love the little alcoves that are so private and the food and service is excellent. I always end up ordering some sort of lamb dish,...More

Thank travelsanti
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're thrilled to be your favorite restaurant in PG and appreciate your patronage! We look forward to welcoming you back, thank you for the review and recommending us to others!

Reviewed 2 days ago

We chose this restaurant randomly because of its location. The name made us think it was more casual than it was. Most patrons were dressed for a special occasions and it was clear that some were having special family dinners there. the waiter was busy,...More

Thank Monica S
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're so happy you decided to join us and had attentive service and delicious meals! The paella and lamb are both great choices! We hope to see you again, thanks for the review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant numerous times and have consistently had wonderful meals. The service is amazing and the restaurant is beautiful. When in Pacific Grove visit this restaurant and you will not be disappointed

1  Thank Jon B
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We appreciate your patronage and are so glad you have amazing service and wonderful meals on your visits! We look forward to welcoming you back, thank you for the review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you have brunch or dinner, this charming restaurant provides French flair and Mediterranean flavors. The COUSCOUS LAMB SHANK ALGEROIS was fantastic! Lamb shank, lamb sausage, couscous, and plenty of vegetables. Just remember to save some room for dessert.

Thank Cathy E
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled to be a favorite of yours and are happy you enjoy our brunch and dinner! We appreciate your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back again, thanks for the review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our research took us to Fandango for our first dinner in Monterey. We used Open Table for a guaranteed reservation because it was a Saturday night. We were seated immediately at a prime window table. Both service and food were perfect. The ambience is charming...More

1  Thank Janice Z
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the nice review! We're so happy you chose to visit us and had perfect service and food! We hope to welcome you back next time you're in the area!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent perfectly cooked and very tender filet mignon and vegetables, delicious prosciutto with melon; and efficient nice service. Make a reservation:)

Thank CinderellaDearest
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're happy to hear you had a perfectly prepared dinner and nice service too! Thank you for the review, we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a charmingly decorated restaurant, and the food is solid, but a little lackluster. But there is nothing special about this place. I would not go out of the way to return here, and I wouldn't recommend it to friends. My older mother, who...More

1  Thank SacramentoMichelle
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad you had great service and sorry to hear the rest of your experience was lackluster. We want all of our guests to have a delicious, memorable meal and we apologize for missing that mark with you. We appreciate your feedback as we look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to PG to celebrate our 10th anniversary. After walking around enjoying the day, we went to Fandango's for dinner. It's a quaint restaurant with multiple little rooms. We were sat in the front room. However, on my way back to...More

Thank Steffi T
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's so nice to hear you chose to celebrate a special occasion with us and had an excellent time! The sand dabs and lamb are great choices, so glad you liked them! We look forward to welcoming you back again, thank you for the review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there on Saturday night and the restaurant had a good crowd. A number of very good things about the restaurant but quality wasn't up to the price of the food. The good: Plenty of parking Nice location Semi-private rooms Welcome and seating Getting and...More

Thank Robert H
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed a number of things at our restaurant and very sorry about the places we dropped the ball. We appreciate you bringing these to our attention so we can look into them specifically and improve our guests experience. Again, we apologize the...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

We got a nice private table in a small room and an excellent waiter. The wine we ordered was good. The 4 meals were OK, but just that. We all had to adjust the seasoning and the portions were small. Would not go back again.More

Thank czechmateNewYork
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad you had excellent service and good wine and very sorry to hear the food didn't match that. We value your feedback as we look into all of our reviews to see how we can improve. Again, we apologize for missing the mark with...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 17th St, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3326
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-3456
Description
Located on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, in the heart of Pacific Grove, California. Featuring Mediterranean & European Style cuisine. Enjoy our fresh seafood, giant sea scallops, and Fandango’s famous rack of lamb... all on our wood burning grill. In addition to our hearty pastas, paella, lamb shank, and osso bucco.
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