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Beach House Restaurant at Lovers Point Restaurant Review: This hotspot offering views of Monterey Bay is jammed nightly and rightly so. Values start with the $9.90 sunset menu and continue with an accessible wine list that includes more than a dozen wines by the glass. Signature firecracker shrimp glisten with a sweet-and-spicy sauce studded with black and white sesame seeds, while the lightly seared sea scallop exudes a pleasant smokiness. Avocado Gorgonzola salad with white beans and grape tomatoes presents a pleasant interplay of textures; we also suggest the salmon on spinach and black rice. For dessert, enjoy the chocolate pot au crème with raspberries and the thin wedge of lemon tart on a crumbly graham cracker crust topped with just enough meringue. Service is unhurried but heartfelt and efficient, particularly given the high volume of business.