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1996 1/2 Sunset Dr, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3719
+1 831-375-7107
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (72 reviews)
“seafood” (100 reviews)
“black beans” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1996 1/2 Sunset Dr, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3719
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we made the drive out to Pacific Grove to eat at Fishwife. not only was it a nice scenic drive, but the food was fabulous. I had the mixed seafood bowl and my wife ate the sole piccata. both were very delicious. we had...More

Thank kawataj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant setting like a cafe, seating very basic, food was ok although Todd mixture if food but nice to have some healthy veg, nice wine, expected more.

Thank AliBailey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are regular customers, and we are treated cordially by all EXCEPT by one so-called hostess (I use the term "so-called" because she neither greets nor assists guests). Her name is Cherise or something close to that. The last time we came...More

Thank williamscampi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were having a family reunion and needed a table for 10 adults on a Friday night. We had a reservation at another restaurant and after waiting an hour and being lied to about the progress of the dinner at the table we'd reserved, we...More

1  Thank charlie1939
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After an hour of waiting to be seated at a restaurant where we had made a reservation, we phoned Fishwife who immediately and graciously accommodated our group of 10. The seafood specials - halibut, crab ravioli, sea bass were fabulous and the rice bowls were...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is my mother's favorite fish restaurant! The management is so nice and very attentive. Very fresh , lovely dining experience

Thank tdeimel
Reviewed 10 May 2017

From the outside looks ordinarily regular, but the food selection, presentation and tastes are a real surprise. Good sized portions and superb friendly service make this a hidden gem in the peaceful Pacific Grove area. "Dry Sac" on the desert menu raised a few eyebrows...More

Thank BlueMoonRisen
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Loved the fish - great idea of mixing fried fish with beans and rice. The restaurant is not the most inspiring from the outside. But the staff were friendly and the service promt. Really enjoyed it.

Thank yogachef
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner on a Friday evening. Was recommended by a staff member at our hotel. Food was delicious and service was excellent!

Thank tammygladys32
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Found this wonderful restaurant down the street from our hotel. Great service, wine and full bar. Coconut shrimp for starters, the best calamari prepared steak, was like eating abalone! Wonderful key lime pie!

Thank OceanloverNapa_CA
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Anne M
Does the restaurant have outside seating?
15 September 2016|
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Response from Les H | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, no outside seating.
Are reservations required or recommended?
17 May 2015|
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Response from finland33 | Reviewed this property |
I would
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1996 1/2 Sunset Dr, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-7107
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The sister restaurant is in Seaside, CA
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