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Tarpy's Roadhouse

2999 Salinas Hwy, Monterey, CA 93940-5706
+1 831-647-1444
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (34 reviews)
“cherry pie” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2999 Salinas Hwy, Monterey, CA 93940-5706
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1 - 10 of 447 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well it was nice to drive in to the mountains to find this place nestled among tall trees. Walking up the the restaurant raised my expectations as it is beautiful. Fountains and patio lights make this quite the romantic spot. The wait staff seemed nice...More

Thank Gabe G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tarpy's is a charming pretty little restaurant tucked in at the edge of Monterey. It is just past Salinas and near the Monterey airport off Highway 68. If you're driving fast it's easy to miss. I have been to Tarpy's previously and hosted client dinners...More

1  Thank kebolden2009
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are very sorry about the disappointing meatloaf and lack of service you experienced with us. We value your feedback so we can improve on these things specifically and hope we haven't lost you as a customer. Please give me a call at the restaurant...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've enjoyed every annual visit for several years -- and this past August rewarded me again. The food is excellent -- and the staff are absolutely great! I hosted a large party of 12 people -- almost all NEW introductions to Tarpeys - and still...More

Thank MichaelD996
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! It's so nice to hear you have been visiting us for years and always have excellent food and great service form our staff! We appreciate your patronage and for sharing your experience and look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent menu complements this old / modernized roadhouse. A must-read when visiting Monterey. At the east end of the MRY airport. Amazing wall art as well.

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in Monterey for many years. Tarpy's is a local's favorite. The food and menu has changed through the years, but the quality of the food is very good, and the staff is very good as well. When the sun is out it...More

Thank gailrmonterey_CA
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review! We're so happy you have been joining us for years and always have good food and friendly service! We look forward to welcoming you back again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Menu is very unique. Wine, beer and cocktail list expansive. Friendly and efficient service. Definitely would return.

Thank desro35
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's so nice to hear you had excellent food and friendly service! We look forward to seeing you again, thank you for the nice review!

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I have been to Tarpy's before and really enjoyed it. The atmosphere is great especially if it is a nice evening and you can sit outside. Because it was cool, we were seated inside. We ordered cocktails and they took forever to be brought to...More

Thank Barbara M
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

We are very sorry about the disappointing dinner, especially when celebrating your birthday. We dropped the ball with you and will be sharing your feedback with our staff so we can improve our guests experience. Please give me a call at the restaurant to discuss...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Local friends took us to dinner at this location and it was great. We sat outside in a beautiful patio with ivy covered walls. Great steaks and the shrimp and grits were awesome. Both the food and wine list was wonderful and the children enjoyed...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Saw that it was close to my hotel and I took 12 business guests. It was cool enough to eat outside and we were seated right away on a Friday night (even though the place was busy) The wait staff was very attentive and the...More

Thank DK1957
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

We're happy you all chose to visit us and had attentive service and good food! We appreciate you recommending us to others and we hope to welcome you back again, thank you for the review!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Excellent waiters. Wonderful food. Great location. Plenty of parking. They have Fish, Red Meat, Pork and Chicken dishes.

Thank James G
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for the nice review! We're glad you had a wonderful birthday meal and excellent service too! We hope to see you again!

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Response from Dianna430 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was Stoney's but I'm not 100%
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Response from Braderhart | Reviewed this property |
Tarpy's has been there since the early nineties. Probably not the location you're talking about buttttt if your close I highly recommend eating there. Great place, Ate their last week- From San Jose area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
23:30 - 15:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2999 Salinas Hwy, Monterey, CA 93940-5706
    (Canyon Del Rey)
  • Public Transportation: Monterey Salinas Transit bus line stops in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-647-1444
  • E-mail
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