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Cafe La Strada

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
+1 831-645-4030
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Ranked #53 of 258 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Our piazza-style oceanside coffeehouse is the place to start your morning with the rich flavor of freshly roasted Peet's Coffee and artisan pastries. Enjoy specialty sandwiches, soups, amazing desserts, ice cream and more, all made daily on the premises. Outdoor seating at the Monterey Plaza Hotel's Dolphins fountain on the plaza offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with great service and stunning views of Monterey Bay and Mt.Toro.
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San Francisco
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I visited Cafe La Strada 6 times in 2 days. It was great. Lattes, scones, and indoor and outdoor seating all overlooking the beautiful waters of Monterrey!

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Longwood, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Nice coffee shop at the Monterey Plaza Hotel--very nice staff--the coffee and food very good as well.

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Milpitas, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It serves Peet's coffee. So there, that is the biggest plus point. And oh, maybe they being right along the bay view terrace of Monterey Plaza hotel is another big plus point. But other than that, nothing to remember them by. The staff is nice, but too robotic in their training. When I tried to ask one of them, a... More

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Minden, Nevada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great place for a quick breakfast, they serve really good breakfast panni's, the ham and cheese is excellent. Mocha's are also very good.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The cafe is situated at an excellent location with seaview over Monterey Bay. Surprisingly, it is actually a Peet's coffee place.

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Duncan, Oklahoma
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I only ate breakfast here, which was very tasty. The menu was reasonably priced and a variety from eggs and bacon, to pancakes, scrambles, to crab cakes covered by poached eggs. Instead of toast, try the nan bread, a real treat. Staff is exceptionally friendly and helpful. The view is a great way to start each morning

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Copenhagen
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Good location, right next to hotel. Smoothie tasted more like a milkshake, not the best. Did not taste very much of fruit. Service was very good. Brownie tasted nice. Pleasant view of the bay. Would recommend for a quick drink or cake/other pastry.

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Just your typical coffee shop with fresh baked goods. It's busy most mornings, so be prepared to stand in line.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We ate here several mornings during our stay at the Monterey Plaza. The coffee was so good and the breakfast treats are baked fresh on property. They were DELICIOUS! I am still thinking about that banana and zucchini bread!

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Palo Alto, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

This is a dependable Peets coffee house with moderately priced food. The staff was nice and location can't be beat. They are open early in the morning and it's fun to grab coffee before the whole world wakes up.

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Additional Information about Cafe La Strada

Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: +1 831-645-4030
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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