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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I went to this place out of curiosity - Passed by this restaurant many a time on the way to Monterey. So, after a looooong day of whale watching - went there for lunch. The food was at best OK. Typical CA coastal Mexican fare....More

Thank sxghosh
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Saturday nite reservations to a very busy spot - seated party of 4 at designated time and transferred bar drinks for 2 to table - live music playing at entrance - very lively place - great start! then possibly due to short staffed, the evening...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We stopped at The Whole Enchilada for lunch after a morning whale watching session. It has a nice atmosphere, and you can tell the owner is dedicated to making his place successful and a place of interest. He even stopped by and visited with our...More

1  Thank Drewhill29
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We celebrated my birthday here. The staff are first-rate. The menu is varied and interesting. Everything was excellent - the staff and patrons sang Happy Birthday and the live musician played along on his guitar. A fun and memorable evening. We will be back!

Thank littleeve
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I really like the food quality along with its ambience & food quality & an affordable price. Strongly recommend.

Thank Suman D
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, 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
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