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Turtle Bay Taqueria - CLOSED

431 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3027
+1 831-333-1500
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“beans” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
431 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3027
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Turtle Bay has at least 3 locations, one in Seaside, one in Monterey near Alvarado St., and one in Pacific Grove. I have often eaten at both the Seaside and Monterey locations. I have always enjoyed the food. Some local taquerias give the feel of...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Family place with some good choices. It's not cheap but no one bothers you and you can enjoy Mexican specialties.

Thank Kaufmommy
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Just got over the flu and survived thanks to their soup. Love just about anything on the menu. For me, if the salsa is not good, I just don't order anything. We have eaten here since they opened at least 15 years ago!

Thank nixnansd
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Got a bowl which the menu said came with salad, and beans. When the salad didn't come, the waiter said that was only with some of the bowls. No chips. Place was freezing cold. Food not very good. Service spotty. Don't go here.

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Found this by luck and was very impressed with the service and meal. Great value too. Very clean and casual atmosphere

Thank sendlog
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

we were on the road trip h1. stoped in monterey for californian dinner! the place looked very cool, nice decorations, staff was sweet as well. had ginger tea and 1st choice of plates (can't remember the name but it had salmon, shrimps, other fish salad...More

Thank Gerda R
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This used to be our "go-to" place when attending a concert in Monterey or for lunch with friends. Sadly, it has really gone downhill the last two times we visited. The servers are inexperienced and don't seem to know the menu items. The food lacked...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I had a friend in from out of state and wanted her to have some authentic California Mexican food. This place delivered. I shared the beef nachos with my daughter and they were delicious! Even our picky eaters found something to eat. The service was...More

Thank ckgomes1984
Reviewed 7 August 2016

For many years we have been going to the Turtle Bay Taqueria for lunch whenever we are in the area. The food is always very nice, reasonably priced and the service is very friendly. They have good vegetarian options. I would thoroughly recommend.

Thank imd321
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant serves consistent good quality food. It is very convenient to eat here before going to the theatre. Service is quick and efficient. Prices are reasonable. I especially like their sand dab tostaco. The sand dabs are not on the menu but are usually...More

Thank Anne S
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Restaurant Details

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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3027
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-333-1500
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