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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” (214 reviews)
“fish” (223 reviews)
“cioppino” (89 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
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Reviewed 3 days 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

Thank Acruzu
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank KMWCleveland_OH
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank mrpmm
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Portcruiser
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by the barman in our hotel. Always heavily booked and extremely popular with the locals. Excellent seafood, busy, noisy, great atmosphere and experience. Highly recommend

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not likely you will be able to get a reservation. I stood in line with the Pope. So get there before 5pm and get in line...sit at the bar and order the oak grill fired oysters. Completely off the hook. Then order whatever...More

Thank Justin P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Monterey for two nights and called to see availability on our second night at the Fish House (mid week). They said they could fit us in for their last sitting at 8.30, we took it and didnt regret it. When...More

1  Thank Benjamin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place from google maps with great reviews for food and service. It lived up to all the great reviews. We had a special request after we saw another couple having a halibet sandwich which was not on the lunch menu. They made it...More

Thank winonarn4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was super friendly from the barkeep to the waiter, they really made you feel welcome. I had the Cioppino - it was fantastic! All of the seafood cooked perfectly in a delicious flavorful sauce. My wife had the Salmon and pasta special which...More

1  Thank YoChief
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Questions & Answers
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
27 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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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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