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The Whole Enchilada

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7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
+1 831-633-3038
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Pleasanton, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting the Whole Enchilada for more than twenty-five years as we have a property at the nearby Monterey Dunes Colony. Located right next door to the Moss Landing Harbor, it offers an interesting alternative to the usual Mexican fare with a number of delicious sea-food entrees. My personal favorite is the 'Enchiladas Adobadas' with crab meat and... More 

1 Thank knaggs4
Fremont, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here often after whale watching. The food is always good! The staff is kind and friendly! It's a bit expensive, but it's worth it for how fresh the produce and sea food is! Also , the pokestops are a total plus if you are an avid Pokémon go player.

Thank Alison B
San Jose, California
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this place out of curiosity - Passed by this restaurant many a time on the way to Monterey. So, after a looooong day of whale watching - went there for lunch. The food was at best OK. Typical CA coastal Mexican fare. Nothing spectacular in my opinion. I don't drink, so I can't rate their Margaritas. But... More 

Thank sxghosh
Clovis, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saturday nite reservations to a very busy spot - seated party of 4 at designated time and transferred bar drinks for 2 to table - live music playing at entrance - very lively place - great start! then possibly due to short staffed, the evening went down from there. LONG wait times for initial contact , long waits for drinks,... More 

Thank Mike H
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at The Whole Enchilada for lunch after a morning whale watching session. It has a nice atmosphere, and you can tell the owner is dedicated to making his place successful and a place of interest. He even stopped by and visited with our table, giving the two teenagers star sunglasses! Our waiter was very professional and service provided... More 

Thank Drewhill29
Marina, California
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated my birthday here. The staff are first-rate. The menu is varied and interesting. Everything was excellent - the staff and patrons sang Happy Birthday and the live musician played along on his guitar. A fun and memorable evening. We will be back!

Thank littleeve
San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really like the food quality along with its ambience & food quality & an affordable price. Strongly recommend.

Thank Suman D
Sun City West, Arizona
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1,006 reviews
502 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were 13 for lunch, and the service was great. Huge menu, with all the Mexican classics and some great seafood. Reasonable prices and tasty food. Outdoor area as well. Fun bar.

Thank Soulefulltraveler
Moss Landing, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The ambience of this place with it's view of the Moss Landing harbor has made it a Central Coast favorite. Perfect for a rendezvous destination for friends to meet who live on opposite ends of Monterey Bay. It serves as the landdscaped northern entrance to one of the most charming little fishing villages on the West Coast. Just off the... More 

Thank nathansG7104WH
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75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great food offered with so many choices it took us awhile to decide. I had a great virgin margarita & hubby had a non-alcoholic beer. Chips & salsa are presented & we ordered guacamole to accompany them. The beef fajitas were excellent & the "special burrito". We had not been to this restaurant for many years & we were so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Moss Landing
  • Phone Number: +1 831-633-3038

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?