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Cafe Beach

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2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey Beach Resor, Monterey, CA 93940 (Canyon Del Ray)
+1 831-899-4544
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7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Enjoy our gourmet Monterey Beach restaurant with your own "window on the...
Enjoy our gourmet Monterey Beach restaurant with your own "window on the bay". For a truly unique dining experience, escape to the Cafe Beach Restaurant; a remote, romantic retreat so serene that the hypnotic sounds of the pounding surf can only be broken by the clink of toasting glasses and a feast of fresh seasonal dishes are served. Enter the dining room, where windows frame a living landscape of unspoiled beaches.
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Exceptional service by our server Laura!

Cafe Beach was a lovely spot to sit and watch the beautiful scenic view of the ocean. Our server Laura really made this a very special evening with my sisters & Mother as it was our last night of a "Girls Weekend". Thank you Laura!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Poofbutt
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Cafe Beach was a lovely spot to sit and watch the beautiful scenic view of the ocean. Our server Laura really made this a very special evening with my sisters & Mother as it was our last night of a "Girls Weekend". Thank you Laura!

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Santa Clarita, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We arrived just before sunset and were greeted by friendly staff. Laura, our server, was fabulous. She was so pleasant and made the experience enjoyable. Nice oceanfront view with beautiful oceanfront view. Food was good and reasonably priced.

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Palmdale, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Service was amazing! My party was sitting on the lower level to watch the sunset and I decided to check out the restaurant rather than the bar. The waiter saved us a booth while we decided; and he saved the best booth with the best view. Laura the server was amazing and very attentive; she made sure to make sure... More 

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San Francisco
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Walking into the Beach Café, you are greeted with a warm fireplace and large windows with a view of the ocean. It was lovely to be seated by such a warm staff and happy waiter, Joaquin. Both my son and daughter had enough choices from the menu, for the portions were medium-sized and fairly kid friendly (ie you could easily... More 

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San Jose, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Clamari is excellent, been back several times. Service from server Joaquin last two visits was excellent. Can't speak for the other servers although all seemed good. Hope to have him service our table next time we go.

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Novi, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Food was delicious and had wonderful presentation. All waitstaff were knowledgeable about the ocean wildlife and attractions. We loved having coffee service in the lobby each morning as well.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Went to the Cafe Beach restaurant in Monterey while we were staying for a seminar. The restaurant was not very busy when we arrived but the staff was more than reasonably helpful and the waiter was very pleasant. It did take a while for the food to arrive, however it was fresh and tasty. The view of the water was... More 

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bay area
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Excellent meal with our friends! We stayed at the hotel and didn't have to drive anywhere. Great ambience in the lobby to celebrate the new year.

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Stockton, California, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

For ocean view table make reservations. The menu was limited, but the food was fantastic. Service was impeccable.

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Sacramento, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I had The best food I have ever had. The Waiter Joaquin was an excellent man. I would recommend coming here because of the service,the food and the view. When you go there ask for the waiter Joaquin. Joshua cortez

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey Beach Resor, Monterey, CA 93940
    (Canyon Del Ray)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-899-4544

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance

Description

Enjoy our gourmet Monterey Beach restaurant with your own "window on the bay". For a truly unique dining experience, escape to the Cafe Beach Restaurant; a remote, romantic retreat so serene that the hypnotic sounds of the pounding surf can only be broken by the clink of toasting glasses and a feast of fresh seasonal dishes are served. Enter the dining room, where windows frame a living landscape of unspoiled beaches.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?