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Thanksgiving in Monterey

Anne | Oct 24, 2006 06:03 PM

DH & I will be meeting his parents in Monterey for Thanksgiving. We plan on spending much of the day at the aquarium. We are looking for a restaurant that will serve a TRADITIONAL turkey dinner, as well as other options---preferably seafood.
Two years ago when we did this, we ate at the aquarium restaurant. Those who chose the turkey dinner felt it wasn't "traditional" enough (as I understand it, the GARLIC mashed potatoes were the problem).
Anyway, the current plan is to go to The Fish Hopper.
We know nothing about this place other than A) it has good ocean views (a plus), B) their clam chowder is supposed to be good (another plus), and C) they are offering a Thanksgiving buffet at $35/person. "C" is where we have a problem. $35 per person? For a BUFFET? I've posted a question about this place, but as of yet there are no replies. Can someone tell me if it's worth it---or if there is a better option? We'll consider anything from a diner to a buffet to white-linen-tablecloth and service. Delicious food is most important. Thanks!

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