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Cafe La Strada

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA
831-645-4030
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Ranked #54 of 259 restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Yokohama, Japan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

We stopped there to pick up some food on the road and their chocolate chip cookies were chewy on the inside but a bit crispy on the outside!

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Good little place to grab some light food. Most things we got here were fine. However the ham and brie panini was fantastic.

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Silicon Valley
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is an average coffee shop on the hotel premises that serves Peet's coffee. It's nothing special but it's certainly convenient. I had a ham and cheese croissant breakfast sandwich and thought it was a bit overly greasy. The nice thing is that it's open early if you need to grab some coffee before an early morning departure.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Very nicely located near the plaza. They had perhaps the best zucchini and banana tea breads I have eaten.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Had a nice array of continental breakfast items and pastries. Coffees were delicious. The service was efficient. Great for a quick breakfast or snack. Very convenient with bay view, fountain, flowers, and Monterey Plaza hotel.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Nice spot for coffe and snacks for breakfast. They serve Peets coffee and are adjacent to the Plaza.

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Los Angles, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This café, which is part of the Monterey Plaza Hotel, though it stands across the plaza, serves Peet's coffee, which made both my wife and I very happy. Service was really superb. Opens at 6:30am

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Really like this little coffee shop. Great for drinks and snacks at any time of day. You can sit inside, outside or takeaway. Good value for money - would recommend

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I love going there for coffee and seating on the plaza. Amazing view, great pastries and snacks. I would recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I met a friend here for coffee--we didn't sample the food but it looked delicious. This cafe is right on the bay, we've had sunny weather, it was lovely. Pleasant service, Peet's coffee.

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