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Red House Cafe

662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
+1 831-643-1060
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
“frittata” (47 reviews)
“crab cakes” (77 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Red House has been a local favorite for many years. The food choices, wheteher breakfast, lunch, or dinner are excellent. The pies and desserts are made in-house. It was a home so seating is unique , quirky, and appreciably quaint. I have mixed reviews...More

Thank markz377
Reviewed 6 days ago

Second time in this small gem of a breakfast spot. I had the smoked salmon on potato pancake. Unique and delicious; comes lightly warmed with some capers and onion. I had two poached eggs and the hollandaise sauce on top. Everything familiar, but taken together,...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This charming historic building houses a fantastic little restaurant with breakfast to die for!. During our stay we ate breakfast at two other very good restaurants - however our breakfast at the Red House Cafe was outstanding and the service the same. My sister had...More

Thank raroche
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the dinner at we had great food then we decided to get here also for the breakfast and we did a great choice: everything was great. The waiters were kind and nice with us. The value for the price was also very...More

Thank Stefano T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in the mood for steak and it was fantastic, my son and his wife had other choices that they enjoyed...it was a popular restaurant and seating took up most of the room. We were just visiting Pacific Grove to see more of Carmel,...More

Thank kiwiconnection2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had brunch here with family on New Year’s Eve. Fun surroundings with great food and superb service. Being gluten free and not eating eggs makes brunch a challenge but wow they had a plate that was two of my favorites and it was gluten...More

Thank GFFoodWineLover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate breakfast, the French Toast was delicious, very fresh. The help staff was helpful and friendly too.

Thank Karin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love, love, love this place. This is a fun restaurant with delicious food that has a foodie flair! It's a small place with seating in lots of little nooks and crannies! Great atmosphere too!

Thank Barbe C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant twice. On first visit I ordered Eggs Benedict. The Hollandaise sauce was good, but was told by the waitress that croissants came from Costco. Not very classy. Potatoes did not taste baked like claimed, but rather microwaved prepackaged one, probably from...More

Thank Tugrul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm was really underwhelmed with the Red House Cafe. We waited about an hour to get a table. It was 6 of us so, they had a issue pulling that many seats together (18% auto tip with 6). I had a cheeseburger, because it was...More

1  Thank Bill F
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Questions & Answers
24 July 2017|
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Response from Christopher D | Property representative |
Hello, Due to limited kitchen space in our vintage red house, our restaurant must close after lunch to prepare for dinner. 8am -2:30pm & 5pm-9:00pm. We deeply apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you'll visit us... More
Victoria P
1 April 2016|
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Response from Christopher D | Property representative |
Yes, we do take reservations for parties of 6 or more and always during our Holiday seating! 831-643-1060
13 January 2015|
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Response from Jesalee | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on the outside patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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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