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Red House Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary
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662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
+1 831-643-1060
08:00 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Mon 08:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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Green Valley, Arizona
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There's a reason the Red House has been in business so long. This is a great restaurant. Food was excellent. Our server was friendly, professional and knowledgeable. The fireplace helps make for an intimate experience. It's fairly small, so make reservations.

Thank Jeffrey W
Monterey, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Adorable quaint little restaurant, ive eaten there for breakfast and dinner and both are SUPERB. The crab cake benedict and the red house burger are to die for. My only wish is that they serve breakfast a little later for those of us that like to sleep in and walk from home to eat brunch.

Thank MBay_Girl
Valley Springs, CA
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96 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place for breakfast, especially on the weekend, when they serve a combo breakfast/lunch brunch. Everything is delicious and the portions are huge! Go early, the place is small and fills up fast.

Thank Kristin C
Roseville, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m writing to you regarding a disappointing dinner my fiancé and I had this last weekend. Wanted to share the restaurant with my fiancé but we got in later and ordered to go. The crab cakes which sounded very good were terrible. You know how great crab cakes have big chunks of crab and barely hold together. These were not... More 

Thank Steve R
Sunnyvale, California
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Red House Cafe. I have never had a bad experience, and the food is always delicious. I night recommend the Eggs Benedict and the smoked salmon with potato pancake.

Thank Valerie L
Ontario, California
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Red House Cafe for the first time with some friends who live locally. So good!! The frittata was amazing; decor quaint and inviting. Had a great time!!

Thank kdheim
San Diego, California
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second time eating at the Red House Cafe. It's a pretty tiny place so make sure you book a table in advance. Its nothing fancy, but the food is fresh and well prepared.I would avoid the places on the wharf and come here anytime.

Thank Jen A
Pacific Grove, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little restaurant has great breakfasts (The Fritatta) as well as lunch and dinner. The carrot cake is the best I've ever had.

Thank Joey S
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been a summer of travel and incredible meals but none more than the Red House Café. This quaint little house is easy to get to and a real gem. The food was exceptional and the staff were outstanding. The menu changes often so it is probably not worth writing about the specific dishes we enjoyed but all 4... More 

Thank Tim G
Melbourne, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is by far and away one of my favorite restaurants that I have ever eaten at. The food is very well done and the price is on point. The soup of the day has never disappointed, the roasted chicken is always delicious and the grilled cheese is mouth watering. I have been here at least half a dozen... More 

Thank Amanda H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?