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American
Beach House at Lovers Point
620 Ocean View Blvd. 372-2345
Website: http://www.BeachHousePG.com
Fun, casual, extraordinary dining at Lovers Point Beach.

Fandango Restaurant
223 17th St. 372-3456
Website: http://www.fandangorestaurant.com
Specializing in steaks, seafood, pasta and paella. Open daily Lunch 11:30-2:30pm, Dinner 5:00-9:00pm. Sunday Brunch 11:30-2:30pm. Full bar and extensive wine list. Private rooms for groups of 8-50.

Mauricio’s Restaurant
589 Lighthouse Ave. 645-9051
“There’s a lot to like about Mauricio’s.” The Monterey County Herald. Friendly service, great food, American and Italian Cuisine.

Max’s Grill
209 Forest Ave 375-7997
Website: http://www.maxgrill.com
California cuisine. Steak, seafood, and fine wines. Dinner Tues.-Sun. From 5-9pm. Voted “Best New Restaurant in Monterey County” by Monterey County Weekly 2004.

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Pacific Grove has long been known for its bounty of fine restaurants. Lines begin to form early at the popular breakfast cafes and reservations are recommended at our nationally recognized fine dining establishments. There’s plenty of choices for every palate, budget, and mood. Choose from menus as diverse as sustainable seafood, prime steaks, pizza, fajitas, sashimi, and couscous.
Favaloro Big Night Bistro
Fandangos
Rombi
Pacific Thai
taste
Red House
Fifi's
Victorian Corner
Mas Grill

American

Passionfish
701 Lighthouse Ave. 655-3311
Website: http://www.passionfish.net
The area’s first “Green Restaurant” Specializing in simply prepared, sustainable seafood.

Red House Cafe
662 Lighthouse 643-1060
Website: http://www.redhousecafe.com
Contemporary American cuisine. Breakfast: M-F 8a-11a, Lunch: M-F 11:30a-2:30p, Brunch: Sa-Su 8a-2:30p, Dinner: Tu- Su 5p-9p

Taste Cafe & Bistro
1199 Forest Ave. #5 655-0324
http://www.tastecafebistro.com
Charming, casual European restaurant serving lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday.

Toasties Cafe
702 Lighthouse Ave. 373-7543
“A Charming Country Restaurant Where Everything Is Made From Scratch” Award winning breakfast! Breakfast and lunch 7 days a week.

Victorian Corner
541 Lighthouse Ave. 372-4641
Website: http://www.victoriancornerpg.com

Brewing/Root Beer
Sparky’s Root Beer (Knox Brewing)
649-0529
Web: http://www.sparkysrootbeer.com
Makers of real, fresh draft root beer. Available at local markets and restaurants


Cafe/Coffee-Tea House
BookWorks
667 Lighthouse 372-2242
Website: http://www.theWorksPG.com
Specialty coffees, organic teas, frappes, smoothies, fine pastries and snacks. One of the last remaining independent bookstores.


Cafe Ariana
543 Lighthouse Ave. 324-0265
Pizza, Paninis, Gelato, Espresso, and more

Joe Rombi’s la piccola casa

212 17th Street 373.0129
Coffee house and Pizzeria: featuring Acme Coffee, baked goods, soups, salads and more.

Red House Cafe
662 Lighthouse 643-1060
Website: http://www.redhousecafe.com
Contemporary American cuisine. Breakfast: M-F 8a-11a, Lunch: M-F 11:30a-2:30p, Brunch: Sa-Su 8a-2:30p, Dinner: Tu- Su 5p-9p


Toasties Cafe
702 Lighthouse Ave. 373-7543
“A Charming Country Restaurant Where Everything Is Made From Scratch” Award winning breakfast! Breakfast and lunch 7 days a week.

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Chinese
Mandarin Gourmet
1184G Forest Ave. 373-7427


California/Fusion
Max’s Grill
209 Forest Ave 375-7997
Website: http://www.maxgrill.com
California cuisine. Steak, seafood, and fine wines. Dinner Tues.-Sun. From 5-9pm. Voted “Best New Restaurant in Monterey County” by Monterey County Weekly 2004.


Continental
Fandango Restaurant
223 17th St. 372-3456
Website: http://www.fandangorestaurant.com
Specializing in steaks, seafood, pasta and paella. Lunch 11:30-2:30pm, Dinner 5-9pm. Full bar and extensive wine list. Private rooms for groups of 8-50, call 333-9798.

Fifi’s Cafe & Bistro
1188 Forest Ave 372-5325
http://www.fifiscafe.com
A charming French cafe serving lunch and dinner on Forest Hill.

Passionfish Restaurant
701 Lighthouse Ave. 655-3311
Website: http:// www.passionfish.net
The area’s first “Green Restaurant” Specializing in simply prepared, sustainable seafood.

Taste Cafe & Bistro
1199 Forest Ave. #5 655-0324
http://www.tastecafebistro.com
Charming, casual European restaurant serving lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday.


Cannery/Cafe
Happy Girl Kitchen
173 Central Ave. 373-GIRL
Website: http://www.happygirlkitchen.com
Email: sales@happygirlkitchen.com
Just two blocks from the Aquarium. Full coffee bar, house-made baked goods. We offer our jams, pickles, ferments and a handful of great local goods like honey, fermentation crocks and more.

Deli/Sandwiches
Subway Sandwiches and Salads
190 Country Club Gate Center 655-2134

Cafe Ariana
543 Lighthouse Ave. 324-0265
Website: http://www.cafe-ariana.com
Pizza, Paninis, Gelato, Espresso, and more.

French
Fifi’s Cafe & Bistro
1188 Forest Ave 372-5325
http://www.fifiscafe.com
A charming French cafe serving lunch and dinner on Forest Hill.

Gelato
Cafe Ariana
543 Lighthouse Ave. 324-0265
Website: http://www.cafe-ariana.com


International
Fandango Restaurant
223 17th St. 372-3456
Website: http://www.fandangorestaurant.com
Specializing in steaks, seafood, pasta and paella. Lunch 11:30-2:30pm, Dinner 5-9pm. Full bar and extensive wine list. Private rooms for groups of 8-50, call 333-9798.

International Cuisine
620 Lighthouse Ave. 646-0447
Pasta, pizza, award winning clam chowder, new seafood menu. Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Open late.

Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar
542 Lighthouse Ave. 920-2662
Website: www.jennini.com
Open for nightly happy hour sips + snacks 4-6pm, dinner 5pm until close. Closed Wednesdays. Coastal Mediterranean restaurant, wine bar, and cocktails.

Italian
Cafe Ariana
543 Lighthouse Ave. 324-0265
Website: http://www.cafe-ariana.com
Pizza, Paninis, Gelato, Espresso, and more.

Favaloro's Big Night Bistro
545 Lighthouse Ave. 373-8523
http://www.favalorosbignightbistro.com
Experience a little bit of Sicily with authentic flavors and personalities, in a warm and intimate setting. Seafood, oyster bar, pasta and great wines.

La Mia Cucina
208 17th St. 373-8116
A local favorite. Flavorful pasta dishes, homemade ravioli, fresh seafood, and veal. See our ad on page 37.

Joe Rombi’s-la piccola casa
212 17th St. 373-2416
Coffee house and Pizzeria: featuring Acme Coffee, baked goods, soups, salads and more.

Mauricio’s Restaurant
589 Lighthouse Ave. 645-9051
Website: http://www.mauriciospg.com
Family dining in the heart of downtown Pacific Grove.

Vivolo’s Chowder House
127 Central Ave. 372-5414
http://www.vivoloschowderhouse.com
Freshest seafood, Boston Clam Chowder served in sourdough bread bowls. Serving lunch and dinner.

Victorian Corner
541 Lighthouse Ave. 372-4641
Website: http://www.victoriancornerpg.com
Best breakfast lunch and dinner served by the Aliottis since 1977. Come see for yourself

Japanese
Takara Sushi
218 17th St. 655-2730
Authentic Japanese cuisine and sushi bar. Open daily for dinner, 5-9pm.

Liquor
Grand Ave. Deli and Liquors
229 Grand Ave. 375-7474
Website: http://grandavedeli.com
Full service deli, wine and liquor. Make every moment grand!

Mediterranean

Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar
542 Lighthouse Ave. 920-2662
Website: www.jeninni.com
Open for nightly happy hour sips + snacks 4-6pm, dinner 5pm until close. Closed Wednesdays. Coastal Mediterranean restaurant, wine bar, and cocktails.

Petra
477 Lighthouse Ave. 649-2530
Serving lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Serving traditional Mediterranean specialities. Try our Lebanese beer. See our ad below.

Mexican
Los Amigos
1184 Forest Ave 646-8888
Website: http://www.LosAmigosPG.com
Great food and service.

Peppers MexiCali Cafe
170 Forest Ave. 373-6892
Innovative Mexican and Latin American cuisine. Fresh seafood is our specialty. Served in a casual Southwestern setting. Full bar, 100% Blue Agave Tequila.

Pizza
Cafe Ariana
543 Lighthouse Ave. 324-0265
Website: http://www.cafe-ariana.com
Pizza, Paninis, Gelato, Espresso, and more.


Joe Rombi’s—la piccola casa
212 17th St. 373.0129
Website: http://www.joerombi.com/casa.html
Enjoy casual dining in our new Coffee house and Pizzeria: featuring Acme Coffee, baked goods, soups, salads and more.


Mountain Mike’s Pizza
1116 Forest Ave #B, 642-6000
http:// www.mountainmikespizza.com
Delicious pizzas, salads, hot wings, garlic bread and more. See our ad on page 46 for discount coupons.

Seafood

Beach House at Lovers Point
620 Ocean View Blvd. 375-2345
Website: http://www.BeachHousePG.com
Fun, casual, extraordinary dining at Lovers Point Beach.

Fifi’s Cafe & Bistro
1188 Forest Ave 372-5325
http://www.fifiscafe.com
A charming French cafe serving lunch and dinner on Forest Hill.

Fishwife
1996 Sunset Blvd. 375-7107
Website http://www.Fishwife.com
Award winning cuisine with a Caribbean accent.


Fandango Restaurant
223 17th St. 372-3456
Website: http://www.fandangorestaurant.com
Specializing in steaks, seafood, pasta and paella. Lunch 11:30-2:30pm, Dinner 5:00-9:00pm. Full bar and extensive wine list.


Favaloro’s Big Night Bistro
545 Lighthouse Ave. 373-8523
http://www.favalorosbignightbistro.com
Experience a little bit of Sicily with authentic flavors and personalities, in a warm and intimate setting. Seafood, oyster bar, pasta and great wines.


International Cuisine
620 Lighthouse Ave. 646-0447

Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar
542 Lighthouse Ave. 920-2662
Website: www.jennini.com
Open for nightly happy hour sips + snacks 4-6pm, dinner 5pm until close. Closed Wednesdays. Coastal Mediterranean restaurant, wine bar, and cocktails.

La Mia Cucina
208 17th St. 373-2416
Flavorful pasta, home-made ravioli, fresh seafood, and veal.


Passionfish Restaurant
701 Lighthouse Ave. 655-3311
Website: http://www.passionfish.net
Award winning Sustainable seafood simply prepared Dinner from 5pm.


Peppers MexiCali Cafe
170 Forest Ave. 373-6892
Innovative Mexican and Latin American cuisine. Fresh seafood is our specialty.


Point Pinos Grill-77 Asilomar Ave. 648-5774


Red House Cafe
662 Lighthouse 643-1060
Website: http://www.redhousecafe.com
Contemporary American cuisine. Breakfast: M-F 8a-11a, Lunch: M-F 11:30a-2:30p, Brunch: Sa-Su 8a-2:30p, Dinner: Tu- Su 5p-9p


Vivolo’s Chowder House
127 Central Ave. 372-5414
http://www.vivoloschowderhouse.com
Freshest seafood, Boston clam chowder served in sourdough bread bowls. Serving lunch and dinner.

Taste Cafe & Bistro
1199 Forest Ave. #5 655-0324
http://www.tastecafebistro.com
Charming, casual European restaurant serving lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday.

Sushi
Takara Sushi
218 17th St. 655-2730
Authentic Japanese cuisine and sushi bar. Open daily for dinner, 5-9pm.


Thai
Pacific Thai Cuisine
663 Lighthouse Ave. 646-8424
Website: http://www.pacificthaicuisine.com
Thai food authentically yours. Lighthouse Avenue across from post office.


Vegetarian
Happy Girl Kitchen
173 Central Ave. 373-GIRL
Website: http://www.happygirlkitchen.com
Email: sales@happygirlkitchen.com
Just two blocks from the Aquarium. Full coffee bar, house-made baked goods. We offer our jams, pickles, ferments and a handful of great local goods like honey, fermentation crocks and more.


Tillie Gort’s
111 Central Ave 373-0335
Website: http://www.tilliegortscafe.com
Enjoy fresh Vegetarian and vegan recipes at this classic Pacific Grove restaurant that has been voted Best Vegetarian Restaurant in Monterey County for over 20 years.


Wine
Fifi’s Cafe & Bistro
1188 Forest Ave 372-5325
http://www.fifiscafe.com
A charming French cafe serving lunch and dinner on Forest Hill.


Everest Liquors

229 Grand Ave. 375-7474
Full service deli, wine and liquor. Make every moment grand!

 

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