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Tarpy's Roadhouse

2999 Salinas Hwy, Monterey, CA 93940-5706
+1 831-647-1444
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“meatloaf” (38 reviews)
“ribs” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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LOCATION
2999 Salinas Hwy, Monterey, CA 93940-5706
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1 - 10 of 488 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We wanted to talk first before ordering and the waiter did not rush us to order. Food was very good and a wide choice to choose from. I did make a reservation but not sure it was really necessary for lunch. Parking was not a...More

Thank Sebastian3962
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to eat here years ago when they first opened. We moved away and we ate here recently for the first time in maybe twenty years? The food was even better than i remembered. We had sriracha ribs, crab cakes, ahi tacos, calamari and...More

Thank randogm2011
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow thank you for the wonderful review! It's so wonderful to hear you had such an amazing experience with us after all these years and we hope to welcome you back soon, thanks agin for the great review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with a large group of people, about 20. We were seated outside, and we were very comfortable with the propane heaters around the tables. The food was nothing spectacular but it was delicious. The drinks were also tasty, but expensive! If you...More

Thank Meagan W
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're happy you and your party had a nice time dining on the patio and we appreciate you recommending us to others. We hope to welcome you back sometime, thank you for the review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tarpy's Roadhouse is my go to place for a good steak dinner whenever I stay in Monterey Peninsula for business or pleasure. Tarpy's is a steakhouse, wine tasting room and cellar, and sports bar all rolled into one, tucked deeply in the Monterey Hills right...More

Thank jalfong
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! It's so nice to hear you enjoyed your steak dinner with us! We appreciate your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back next time you're in the area.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looked forward to a special night out and decided on Tarpy's since it is close-by and advertises using fresh-grown in their own garden vegetables. Surprised by only one or two vegetarian entrees. We had a bottle of wine we wanted to share and called about...More

1  Thank Margaret F
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad you had good service and are very sorry about the other disappointing aspects of your visit. We value your comments so we can look into these things specifically and see how we can improve our guests experience. Again, we apologize you had anything...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Had dinner on a Friday night with my daughter and husband. Last minute and no reservations. It was a quiet and "slow" night at Tarpys. Service was excellent Allison was wonderful, super attentive and helpful. Food was out quick and delicious. My daughter had grilled...More

Thank 488juliag
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you for the review! We're so glad you all had such a nice dinner with us, from wonderful service with Allison to delicious food. We appreciate you sharing your experience and hope to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

I have to agree with so my many of the reviews about this restaurant. The food was very good and the patio is to die for. However, the wait staff seem to be very inattentive and it’s impossible to get their attention. Everything but our...More

Thank princessLW96
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

We're glad you had good food and enjoyed the patio and very sorry about the lack of service. We know how important attentive service is and we value your feedback so we can share it with our staff as a reminder. Again, we apologize for...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been running hard for the last 6 months and are in the middle of a huge move so we decided that we were going to treat ourselves to a nice meal while back in the area visiting. Outside patio atmosphere:...More

Thank Lindsey M
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share your review. We're glad you had friendly service and enjoyed our ambiance and are very sorry about the ribeye. This is not the norm and we apologize for the experience. Please contact me personally at the restaurant to...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Doesn't matter whether you come for lunch or dinner; they get it right. I have had the ribs, warm cabbage salad, appetizers, etc., and it is ALL good! I always enjoy coming back here.

Thank Love4Mint
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

We're so happy you always have a good experience with us and we appreciate your patronage! We look forward to welcoming you back, thanks for the review!

Reviewed 10 August 2018

I've been coming here for years when I visit Monterey- as a child, with my wife, and with my younger kids. It is always consistent and the food is very good. The menu is pretty creative and showcases fresh ingredients. The kids menu is solid...More

Thank JavisQDunkirk
TarpysDebbie, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

It's so wonderful to hear you have been dining with us for years and we're a favorite of your family! We appreciate your patronage and look forward to welcoming you all back, thank you for the review!

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Rtaoa129
19 September 2017|
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Response from Str8Review | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have always known it as Tarpy's.
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Rtaoa129
4 September 2017|
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Response from Braderhart | Reviewed this property |
Tarpy's has been there since the early nineties. Probably not the location you're talking about buttttt if your close I highly recommend eating there. Great place, Ate their last week- From San Jose area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2999 Salinas Hwy, Monterey, CA 93940-5706
    (Canyon Del Rey)
  • Public Transportation: Monterey Salinas Transit bus line stops in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-647-1444
  • E-mail
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