We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Crystal Fish

514 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
+1 831-649-3474
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (146 reviews)
“miso soup” (19 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
514 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (316)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

111 - 120 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2015

If you like sushi, just go to Crystal Fish! You won't regret it. Clean, fresh, generous slabs of delicious albacore and yellow tail await you. The creative flavors of the excellent sashimi salad and inventive rolls like the Green Goblin Roll with tuna, salmon, albacore,...More

Thank NewportPam
Reviewed 16 February 2015

My husband and I ate here based on "Montereys Best Sushi". The sushi was very good but we have definately had better on the West Coast. As this was the only sushi we ate while in Monterey I cannot say if it was the best...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 13 February 2015

We went for lunch and were happy to find a nice assortment of dishes and reasonable prices. I never had a sashimi salad before and really liked the combination of fresh fish, soba, greens, and chunks of avocado. My husband enjoyed his combo that included...More

Thank lazytrvler
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Great price and great fish. Real sushi rolls with great full taste. Order the Monterey Roll it is the best.

1  Thank JA Experiences N
Reviewed 11 January 2015

This place was highly recommended by our local friend, and the sushi was better than any of the sushi places I have been to in the San Francisco Bay Area. I was told by the local friend the only place better than crystal fish is...More

1  Thank Violetsmoke
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Excellent sushi. Appears inconsequential from the street (except for the line out front). Inside is a beehive of quality activity.

Thank James C
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Enjoyed a creative sushi roll called jamie .delicious and fresh with a combination of spice and flavor of the sea , and I only like sushi not love it but this was too good to share. Quick service and lots of eaters on a Thursday...More

Thank veedol
Reviewed 7 November 2014

My husband and I love Sushi. The place we were staying at recommended Crystal Fish due to their great service, atmosphere and great food. We were not disappointed. The food and the service was excellent. We ate at the Sushi bar and met a wonderful...More

Thank centpooh
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

The first sign of a great restaurant is it being full. We went for lunch on Saturday and it was packed. Everything was good; overall I'm not a big fan of sushi, but this is supposed to be one of the best in Monterey. I...More

Thank Brinbri
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We went in to get a quick bite to eat and were surprised at the place being totaling packed, There also were other couples waiting for tables, since we were able to get a parking place perfectly our the front door we decided to stay....More

Thank MaxC93940
Nearby Restaurants
Hula's Island Grill
1,341 reviews
.10 miles away
Sea Harvest Fish Market & Restaurant
716 reviews
.09 miles away
La Bahia Mexican American Resturant
72 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Cannery Row Antique Mall
62 reviews
.11 miles away
California Sea Otter Game Refuge
30 reviews
.19 miles away
Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room
19 reviews
.10 miles away
McAbee Beach
20 reviews
.16 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Crystal Fish staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-3474
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing