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2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey, CA 93940-3838
+1 831-899-4544
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Ranked #81 of 259 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Canyon Del Ray
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Let me say from the beginning that I'm reasonably sure (hopeful) that this was a one off occurrence. We had made reservations for Thanksgiving dinner via OpenTable for a 6 PM seating for 5 people. We arrived at about 5:50 PM and were immediately greeted and seated. That's where the good part of the evening ended. It was a full... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We were in town for Thanksgiving and found this place because they had a special 3-course prix fixe dinner and great reviews online. I truly believe we would have been better off at McDonalds. The prix fixe dinner menu promised great things from calamari and a tomato mozzarella salad for appetizers, to prime rib or turkey for main course. Our... More 

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

It was like a Denny's! Food was pretty tasteless, a bit greasy, not at all interesting or inventive. Wine overpriced; cocktails terrible.

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

and the food is amazing. The pancakes are the best on trhe peninsula. Great view from this fourth floor restaurant.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed at the beach resort for three nights at the end of a tour and the location is spot on. We thoroughly enjoyed the breakfast and dinner - one of our standout memories was breakfast with waves crashing down in the background and the sight of pelicans coming into land so smoothly and elegantly inches above the water........and the... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Only meal I ate there. I would be embarrassed to charge those prices for a meal no better than Denny's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Food and view of ocean Excellent!!! Our food server Joaquin B. was EXCELLENT!!! He is the Best!!! :)

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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31 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The view is incredible. Wait staff was attentive and not intrusive. The dinner menu was a bit limited, but the food was good. The clam chowder was very good as was the beef slider. We were staying at the hotel, so it was very nice to have fine dining on site.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

We have been going here for the past five years. The breakfasts are amazing, great pancakes and eggs benedict. The staff are wonderful and thew view is captivating. The recent remodel is very appealing. A good place to see the creatures that live in Monterey. On Sundays you can get breakfast until 2pm!!

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Over the years we've dined here many times. This splendid view restaurant has a panoramic view looking west from Fishermen's wharf to the northern tip of the Monterey Bay. The visible sunsets are always interesting, sometimes superb. The salads, entrees and desserts are very good. My wife and I each had an outstanding dessert. With the entrees the sauces and... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Beach

Address: 2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey, CA 93940-3838
Phone Number: +1 831-899-4544
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: American

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