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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%
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“brunch” (37 reviews)
“frittata” (48 reviews)
“crab cakes” (78 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 yesterday via mobile

We stopped in for a casual dinner on a Thursday night. It is a cozy little house with several rooms for dining. We were offered our choice of available tables. The server brought water and menus immediately. We were given time to choose our courses....More

Thank Pansy K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing! The food is out of this world! Between me and my family we had just about everything on the menu and it was all knock out delicious! (We ate here for dinner twice. It was so good we couldn’t just stop...More

Thank Naomi M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food and the service were both top notch. Sat outside on the porch and it felt like home. The server was very friendly and enhanced the travel experience.

Thank SMan46
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had dinner here and really enjoyed the decor and atmosphere. Too chilly to eat outside, but inside was perfect. Servers great! Had crab cakes. Good, but a bit too spicy for me. Everything else was great! Definitely would go back.

Thank Apprider
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our crab cake with salad was delicious and easy to split. The food was not the problem. When we arrived, we opted for an outdoor table and the waitress literally threw the menus on the table. We ended up inside and had to wait and...More

Thank Barb g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place without reading reviews- it was gorgeous and the staff are very welcoming. It’s quaint and traditional in its decor, it’s filled mostly with local people who love it and the food was superb. We ate everything from the specials menu...More

Thank ElleCCa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! It was our first time staying in Pacific Grove and from a short list given to us at check in (Sunset Inn) we chose The Red House. We couldn't have chosen better!! We went for dinner and since my husband and I loved it...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just strolled into Pacific Grove from Portola looking for a place for breakfast and found this place. Lovely old converted house with loads of character, friendly staff and a good menu. Highly recommend.

Thank Bandyrobs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a converted house with dining in a couple of rooms as well as a couple of porches. It is very much in keeping with the vibe that is Pacific Grove. I had chorizo and eggs with sides of sour cream and salsa, along...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate dinner here. Menu choices were good and varied. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal which was well presented and very tasty. Friendly and helpful staff added to the overall excellent impression. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Rachel O
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Questions & Answers
24 July 2017|
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Response from Christopher D | Property representative |
Hello, Due to limited kitchen space in our vintage red house, our restaurant must close after lunch to prepare for dinner. 8am -2:30pm & 5pm-9:00pm. We deeply apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you'll visit us... More
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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