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The Whole Enchilada

) #4 of 8 Restaurants in Moss Landing €€ - €€€ Seafood
7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
+1 831-633-3038
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was good but the service was very poor. We had to wait for almost an hour for our main course and the guys forgot to bring us chips and salsa (otherwise complimentary) until we asked for.

Thank Suchi J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great Mexican food. And not just your run of the mill menu but some very eclectic choices. We loved it. And a great tequila selection

Thank CraigW7306
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for lunch after a whale watching cruise, as is my custom. I had Tacos La Paz, soft tacos with scallops and a delicious sauce. Then I splurged and got the Flan for dessert. What a treat - Full-bodied, delicious , and almost too...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch after a morning whale watching cruise. The restaurant has a fun decor and plenty of seating. The waitstaff was friendly and helpful. The portions were large but the food was just kind of okay. Certainly not authentic Mexican and not good...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food. Friendly waiters. While I liked the food, I thought it was overpriced for what we got. I would have given it a five star if the food was cheaper. I don't mind paying more for better, but this was priced more for not...More

Thank Lois A
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on our way into Monterey, and wow! glad we did! The food was delicious and bonus! after lunch we drove down to the harbor and watched whales from the shore!

Thank Sherry F
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Stopped on the way back to San Jose, had margaritas, chimichanga, and the halibut fish tacos. The tacos were outstanding and the the chimichanga was good. Great salsa. Love the place. Have stopped here for lunch half a dozen times over the last 20 years...More

Thank H2O_log
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went here for lunch and ordered the salmon special which was served with a lime creme sauce. The salmon portion was relatively large and well cooked. The lime sauce was unique and delicious. It was served with rice and beans. although they were pretty...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We have been visiting the Whole Enchilada for more than twenty-five years as we have a property at the nearby Monterey Dunes Colony. Located right next door to the Moss Landing Harbor, it offers an interesting alternative to the usual Mexican fare with a number...More

2  Thank knaggs4
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We come here often after whale watching. The food is always good! The staff is kind and friendly! It's a bit expensive, but it's worth it for how fresh the produce and sea food is! Also , the pokestops are a total plus if you...More

Thank Alison B
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Marlyn M
Is there a bar
23 December 2015|
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Response from Charles M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as with any bar, buyer beware, know what you're ordering and how much you will be spending...Buy Responsively and Drink as if this is your last one...but never, never, never drink and drive!!!!
Do they allow dogs
10 May 2015|
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Response from Joanne J | Reviewed this property |
California restaurants do not allow dogs. Possibly on rhe patio would be ok.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Moss Landing
  • Phone Number: +1 831-633-3038
  • E-mail
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