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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
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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
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Wow! The view!

We dined with a three and five year old and a mother in law. Waiter (Hi, Joaquin!) was very patient and friendly. The food was good, but the view really steals the show, especially if you happen to have dinner through the sunset.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
S K
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Seaside, California
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

we ordered 3 tapas dishes and they were all bad and not tasty. also the service wasn't great. bad experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We arrived into town late and wanted a good deal that was close to where we were staying, with a sunset view. Based on the look of the hotel we didn't have high expectations. The view was exceptional, the food surpassed our expectations and the service from Joaquin outstanding. There were a number of dishes recommended by Joaquin that were... More 

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Seaside, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We dined with a three and five year old and a mother in law. Waiter (Hi, Joaquin!) was very patient and friendly. The food was good, but the view really steals the show, especially if you happen to have dinner through the sunset.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Everything about this restaurant is great. The environment was calm and you were able to take your time and relax while looking at the ocean. We were seated and our waiter Joaquin was very friendly, outspoken, funny and was a great help to choose the menus best dishes. The food came on time and was absolutely delicious. Overall it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Food was very good. Service was very good as well. Joaquin, who was our server did a great job. His recommendations for dessert were spot on. The Grand Marnier creme brule was excellent.

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Westminster, CO
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stopped off doe a very nice dinner here. The ambiance was great, service was very good and the lobster dinner was a treat for us both

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Monterey, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stayed at the Beach Resort and had dinner at their Café Beach. We had the Flat Iron Steak and it was awesome. Joaquin was our server and he definitely made our evening fun and memorable. Great service with a personal touch. Would definitely recommend this place.

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Santa Rosa, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My friend and I had the parmesan crusted sea bass, which was perfect. Gina, our server, was both professionally and personally delightful, making our visit a very bright spot in our day. Thought music more suitable for disco than one overlooking the bay. Maybe my gen.

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Seaside, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The food is better than average, and the price is in line with what you'd expect for a restaurant "on property." The menu is updated periodically and the staff is friendly and helpful. Nice when you don't want to drive into Carmel or Monterey and search for a parking place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a very nice place, Joaquin was are server. He was very talkative, helpful and funny!! Allen was very friendly as well with great food quality, and excellent service, I would recommend it

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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?