Max and Yuko Muramatsu

It's been more than 12 years since celebrated chef Hisayuki "Max" Muramatsu opened his stylish-yet-friendly eatery in Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula. Max is a Tokyo-born, French-trained, award winning chef who cooked at Maxim's of Paris in Tokyo and was twice named best chef in Tokyo. He is well known as the former executive chef at the prestigious Anton & Michel in Carmel. His charming wife Yuko is in charge of the front of the house.


Christmas dinner

Join us on Christmas Eve and Christmas dinner


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Wine & Dine

Wine and Dine

A Premium-Yet-Modest Wine List Is Assembled To Compliment The Dining Experience. Max's Guests Are Also Invited To Bring Their Own Favorite Bottle Of Wine To Enjoy With Their Meal.

Private Parties Up To 30 Can Be Accommodated In A Separate Section Of The Restaurant, And Most Menu Items Are Available To Go. Contact Us For Reservations And More Information.


(831) 375-7997


Reservations recommended on Friday & Saturday

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Join us for Dinner on


Christmas Eve or Christmas Day

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209 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove California 93950

Open Tuesday through Sunday 5 - 9 p.m. (Closed on Monday)

Holiday Dinners:
Christmas Eve 5 - 9 p.m.
Christmas Dinner 4 - 9 p.m.

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