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1996 1/2 Sunset Dr, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3719
+1 831-375-7107
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“calamari” (72 reviews)
“seafood” (100 reviews)
“black beans” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1996 1/2 Sunset Dr, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3719
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An old local favorite although it's been 2 years since last visit. I had what I hoped to be a lovely fish dinner, but was disappointed. Waiter was wonderful, but he was unable to make up for the lackluster dinner. The fish was a little...More

Thank Snoopydad1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to dinner and ended up waiting in line for over an hour to order. Once we ordered we found a table and the food came very quickly. The food was very good with the exception of the zucchini appetizer.

Thank Norman F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard many compliments about the food at the Fishwife and as I ride by it on my newest tour, I could only say that I had heard it was very good. We decided to try it out ourselves and we were not disappointed,...More

Thank SegwayMonterey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My grandson and I had a lovely lunch at the fishwife. I had the seafood lunch special which was recommended by the waiter. It was a fantastic choice and one of the best meals I've ever had! The food was great and the service was...More

Thank travelwhere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant a couple times when I have been in the area and have loved everything I have ordered. This is a nice place that has an "everybody knows your name" feel. Good food, good vibes!! I recommend you try them!

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Glad we made the drive out to Pacific Grove to eat at Fishwife. not only was it a nice scenic drive, but the food was fabulous. I had the mixed seafood bowl and my wife ate the sole piccata. both were very delicious. we had...More

Thank kawataj
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Restaurant setting like a cafe, seating very basic, food was ok although Todd mixture if food but nice to have some healthy veg, nice wine, expected more.

Thank AliBailey
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are regular customers, and we are treated cordially by all EXCEPT by one so-called hostess (I use the term "so-called" because she neither greets nor assists guests). Her name is Cherise or something close to that. The last time we came...More

Thank williamscampi
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were having a family reunion and needed a table for 10 adults on a Friday night. We had a reservation at another restaurant and after waiting an hour and being lied to about the progress of the dinner at the table we'd reserved, we...More

1  Thank charlie1939
Reviewed 23 May 2017

After an hour of waiting to be seated at a restaurant where we had made a reservation, we phoned Fishwife who immediately and graciously accommodated our group of 10. The seafood specials - halibut, crab ravioli, sea bass were fabulous and the rice bowls were...More

Thank Susan D
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Anne M
15 September 2016|
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Response from Les H | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, no outside seating.
17 May 2015|
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Response from finland33 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1996 1/2 Sunset Dr, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-7107
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The sister restaurant is in Seaside, CA
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