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Monterey's Fish House

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2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
+1 831-373-4647
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Monterey, California
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Having visited Monterey's Fish House on numerous occasions, I was not surprised to find that the staff and their meals are still top notch. It is no wonder that from about 5:30 PM until 9:00 PM, seven nights a week, that there is a line outside of folks waiting their turn to enjoy a meal there. Visitors and locals alike... More 

Thank SegwayMonterey
Vallejo, California
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I have eaten here several times before, and we usually have the pasta and fish soup dishes, like clams, pasta, and marinara sauce. We went in the summer and the lines were out of the door. We sat at the bar, and everyone was having a good time. This is the only place I would eat seafood... More 

Thank Ray V
Washington, D.C.
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109 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is a great restaurant to stop at away from the tourist areas for fantastic fresh seafood and a lively atmosphere. Sit at the U shaped bar and watch the oyster shuckers at work. We had some really nice fresh fish and pasta for a reasonable price. Call ahead though for a reservation. You might have to wait 45... More 

Thank Hammerabi
New Mexico
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216 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a wonderful place! Very quaint. Would recommend you make reservations. A local eatery. Atmosphere was comfortable. Noise level low. Staff was fantastic. Carlos our server was very knowledgeable about the entres. Very friendly and courteous! Gave us good recommendations. Very accommodating. If you would like to make changes on the menu, no problem. Meal came out quickly and was... More 

Thank Madison8582
Gainesville, Florida
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439 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wise choice!!! When we arrived the place was slammed. Each table was occupied and there was a line outside. We realized why after we were seated. Sam--one of the very hard working servers-took our orders and brought our drinks. My wife loved her artichoke and scallops pasta dish and my grilled snapper plate was enormous. You can safely share a... More 

Thank tatliturk
Columbia, Missouri
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Crowded with happy people and deservedly so. The food is huge in proportionso and grilled to a smiling lyrics delight flavor. We loved the place. So did five other families celebrating Birthdays while we were their. I counted four birthday song tables plus ours. That's five Birthday tables in just the time we were there Saturday. Loved it.

Thank Mike H
Chula Vista, California
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113 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As a seafood lover, I often go to many seafood restaurants. This spot was recommended by many of my classmates during a recent course. This location is typically very busy, so I decided to go early in the evening so as to not experience any long waits. I arrived and it was busy, but I was able to get a... More 

Thank Pablo C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the menu with the choices of different preparations. Not many tables so a good idea to call for reservations. Always our first choice in monterey

Thank Laura B
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another quality restaurant we found, thanks to TripAdvisor. The restaurant is small and comfortable with a bar that serves only beer and wine. The food was amazing. My halibut was done perfect. My wife ordered the cioppino...delicious red broth and loaded with different types of seafood. My son ordered the bowl of clam chowder. It wasn't the best I have... More 

Thank James R
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167 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little find that we were happy about. Nothing touristy about the place as its not within the tourist spots and filled with locals. The place is very popular with locals and it takes a while to get a table even on weekday evenings. Portion size of the food is big but delicious. Loved the oysters so fresh that you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?