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Red House Cafe

662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
+1 831-643-1060
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“crab cakes” (77 reviews)
“frittata” (46 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2616
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a very comfortable café, with indoor and outdoor seating, on Lighthouse Ave. The staff were all pleasant and helpful, and the food was excellent. We had the frittata and French toast. Both are recommended.

Thank SanDiego_MK
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Six of us arrived at the restaurant at about 6:16 PM on a Thursday night with no reservation and found that we had a 40 minute wait. The salmon pizza with caviar was disappointing and the crab cakes were just OK. The main problem was...More

Thank MeAndTheLittleWoman
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Food was well presented by lovely staff, tasty and good portions, really enjoyed it. We had steak and fries and amazing salmon with mixed salad. Finished off by amazing cake thing that was baked by a local lady, can't remember what they called it but...More

Thank Baconbuttie
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Small but interesting place in a renovated old house. Tables are close so its easy to make conversation with adjoining tables (We got some useful visiting tips from the locals) Food is good value. Wait staff are attentive. One disappointing item is that they do...More

Thank gary s
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome food. Something for everyone. Cute atmosphere. Excellent service. Easy parking. It's all upside. I recommend a reservation. Opinion: It's like eating in a small cottage... so while kids and families are welcome, overtired/wild (or poorly parented) kids will not go over well in this...More

Thank WKK10
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We had the wedge salad x 2 . I'm not much for rabbit food but really enjoyed this. We split a crab cake. It's quite large. One of the best we have ever had and I generally find most "meh". A couple of Arnold Palmer's...More

Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Food was lovely and our server was very friendly and genuine. It was a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. A fellow diner was asking for directions and the staff went the extra mile to make sure they knew where they wanted to go.

Thank TheSomersetEagles
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Stopped by here for breakfast one morning and I am glad we did. You may have a bit of a wait but it is worth it. I had the classic country breakfast and I left nothing on my plate. I will be going back when...More

Thank Blake O
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Had an early dinner and the following day brunch here (would never have done the latter, if the former wasn't great). Very nice staff and very good food. From vegetable dishes to a large homestyle cheeseburger to a roast chicken dinner, all were great and...More

Thank Hugh S
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Really impressed. This is one of the best meals we've had and the bill was very affordable! So cute and waitress was great.

Thank Claybuck
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Victoria P
1 April 2016|
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Response from Christopher D | Property representative |
Yes, we do take reservations for parties of 6 or more and always during our Holiday seating! 831-643-1060
13 January 2015|
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Response from Jesalee | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on the outside patio.
13 January 2015|
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Response from Christopher D | Property representative |
Red House Cafe has an easy access removable ramp. The host/hostess will facilitate this for any of our clientele in a wheelchair.😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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