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Archie's American Diner

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125 Ocean View Blvd Ste 103, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3061
+1 831-375-6939
07:30 - 20:00
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited here for breakfast 5-22-16. I noticed Archies was under new management, if you want to call it that. I do not know where to begin with this review as this is the worst breakfast I have eaten in a restaurant in many many years.I have lived here for 57 years and have eaten at the old Archies many times,... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We found this place by accident while driving through the little town. The server was very friendly and knew the menu/ingredients... I have wicked food allergies and she knew all the ingredients to all I asked. This is unusual, so I was very much put at ease. The food itself was fantastic. Great prices, great service...:)

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Portola Valley, California
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Archie's is convenient to the Aquarium and the sea-walk. Ambiance is spacious and colorful with huge windows and views of Monterey Bay. Archie's has a huge menu, is family and kid-friendly, and all items are reasonably priced and not expensive. Food is okay to good. Service is good to not-so-good, depending on how busy they are. Good for a quick... More 

Thank Carl C
Walnut Creek, California
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

This restaurant is right next to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the outlet stores. I was seeing the sights on Cannery Row and decided to stop here for lunch. This is one of those restaurants that you order your food before you sit down and then they bring your food when it is ready. It looked like there are only... More 

Thank Woodpecker48
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Unfortunately even though the restaurant was probably only 1/3rd full when we went for an early lunch, their light staffing (1 person working the kitchen/grill?) meant they didn't even take our order at the counter for about 10 minutes (we were first in line). Nor was their counter-service particularly good -- while we waited, they didn't even look at /... More 

Thank Andy P
Pacific Grove, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Love their BLT's and calamari sandwiches. I've ordered delivery from them quite a few times and have never had a problem. Good food.

Thank caserini
Santa Rosa CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

You'll have garlic breath all day, but oh so well worth it! Making it my tradition. The food that I saw other folks eating looked really yummy. Now notice I'm not saying healthy, but yummy. Walk it off along the bike trail.

Thank SantaRosaCAKim
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

We go here for lunch when taking a break from the aquarium. The food is more than budget costs but the burgers and fish is very good.

Thank Lolasarah
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Stopped for a quick lunch after visiting the aquarium. The place did feel a little run down but the prices were good and the food was quite tasty. I did feel a little bad about eating calamari only 30 minutes after watching live squid in the aquarium. Matt R

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Within walking distance of the excellent aquarium is Archies American Diner. The food here is very good. Given its location I opted for steak sandwich with Monterey Jack cheese which was awesome. Friends had fish and chips which he said were the best he had ever had.

Thank Myles H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Ocean View Blvd Ste 103, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3061
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-6939

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?