who we are

We believe there is an art to food, and an art to life, and that behind both is passion.  That's why we created Passionfish.

We believe in the vivid flavors of fresh, local ingredients.  We select daily from small farms and farmers market's, and from sustainable farms and fisheries.

We believe in great wine, made accessible to all.  Our list draws wine lovers from around the world, and we offer its vintages at retail prices.

We believe in natural harmony.  Our seafood, meats and produce are sustainably harvested, and we are the first local restaurant to be designated a green business.

And we believe in the simple power of pleasure; in food, wine and company, coming together at the table.

Believing in these things, we have made a dream come true.  That dream is Passionfish, and we're delighted to share it with you.

What Our Guests Are Saying

This restaurant is one of my favorites in Monterey. Their wine list is extensive! 

We went on a Thursday night and there were a few people ahead of us in line, but the wait was less than 20 minutes without a reservation. Be sure to make an appointment if you are coming with a bigger group. On one of my birthdays, my boyfriend had them write "Happy Birthday" on their paper covered table. 

Their romantic atmosphere attracted me to this restaurant and has brought me back since. I recommend any of their sustainable fish dishes as they are always fresh and prepared just right.

- Peggy H.