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Fandango Restaurant

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223 17th St, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3326
+1 831-372-3456
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A little on the noisy side for an upscale restaurant but that's my only complaint. The food was unbelievably flavorful and of the highest quality. For our appetizer my father-in-law and I shared a calamari steak and my husband and his mother shared escargot. For my entree I ordered the petite filet mignon and scampi. The steak was the perfect... More 

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Valley Springs, CA
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97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a delicious dinner here on a Friday night. Reserved for 6:30 that day without a problem, but by the time we left there were parties waiting. Everyone was happy with their selection! Food, wine and service outstanding. Highly recommend!

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Thank Kristin C
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this review

We're happy you chose to join us and everyone had an outstanding time! We appreciate you recommending us to others and hope to see you again, thank you for the review! More 

Grass Valley, California
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read that they had wonderful clam chowder soup and stopped by at lunch time. But, clam chowder was not on the menu that day. But the waiter went back to the kitchen and to our surprise we were served a lovely bowl of steaming clam chowder. Loved the unique interior of the restaurant. The other dishes coming out... More 

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Thank Laura B
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this review

We're glad you chose to join us and were able to get that clam chowder you'd been craving! We want all our guests to have a great time and we hope to see you again, thank you for the review! More 

Roseville, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancé and I visited and stayed in Pacific Grove last weekend. I decided to take her to my favorite restaurants including Fandango, Passion Fish, Roy's and Sardine Factory. All great but Fandango took the prize. Everything was delicious and our waiter excellent. Worth every penny.

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Thank Steve R
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We're so happy to be one of your favorites in the area and that you had an excellent time! We look forward to seeing you again, we appreciate you sharing your experience! More 

Gearhart, Oregon
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here for several years and never had a bad experience. This time I met a former client and had the Salmon, she had the San-dabs. As always the service was top notch. My Salmon almost melted in my mouth! Her San-dabs were equally as good. A glass of Pinot topped off the meal. WHEN YOU'RE IN PD... More 

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Thank John C H
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate your patronage over the years and are happy to hear you always have top notch service and great food! Thank you for the kind review, we look forward to your next visit! More 

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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out of everywhere we went the 3 nights we were here in Pacific Grove, this by far was our most memorable meal! The Scallops and lobster could not have been any better! Thank you for the awesome experiences!

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FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this review

We're thrilled to hear you had an amazing, and most memorable meal with us! We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you next time you're in PG, thank you for the review! More 

Oakland, California
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107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated our 50th anniversary in PG recently and had dinner here with some friends. It was our first visit and we were very pleased. The interior setting is lovely. The service and food very good. Wine is a little pricey, as is the food, but the quality and service are exceptional. I look forward to returning soon.

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Thank mfags
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this review

We're so happy you chose to celebrate such a special occasion with us! We want all our guests to have a lovely time and we're glad you enjoyed good food and exceptional service at Fandango! Thank you for the review, we look forward to your next visit! More 

Fremont, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were with our daughter and son-in-law for dinner. We were seated by a window and the night view was beautiful. The dinner was delicious and our waiter's service was excellent. We even had a wonderful dessert. This is the third time I have been to Fandango's Restaurant, the second for my husband and the first for my daughter and... More 

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FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! We're happy to hear you had a delicious dinner and excellent service! We appreciate your patronage and look forward to seeing you again! More 

Goleta, California
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic filet mignon, great wine list, reasonable prices, great service...walkable to Centrella Inn, where we stayed.

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Thank Indian-Marketer
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this review

It's so nice to hear you joined us for a special occasion and had a fantastic meal! We want all our guests to have a good time and we're glad you received great service as well. Thank you for the review, we hope to see you next time you're in the area! More 

Graham, Washington
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The food was very good but the prices were higher than some of the nicer restaurants than on the pier over looking the water while you eat. Plan on $50 per person with your salad.

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Thank james0408dozer
FandangoRestaurant, Manager at Fandango Restaurant, responded to this review

We're glad you had good food with us and sorry you felt the prices were too high. We want all of our guests to have a wonderful time and we appreciate your feedback. We hope to see you again, thank you for the review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 17th St, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3326
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-3456
Description
Located on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, in the heart of Pacific Grove, California. Featuring Mediterranean & European Style cuisine. Enjoy our fresh seafood, giant sea scallops, and Fandango’s famous rack of lamb... all on our wood burning grill. In addition to our hearty pastas, paella, lamb shank, and osso bucco.

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