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2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey Beach Resor, Monterey, CA 93940
+1 831-899-4544
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Ranked #72 of 262 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Canyon Del Ray
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.
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English first
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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McLean, Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went there for New Years Eve and found the food to be average (with the exception of the scalloped potatoes which were heavenly). The wine pairing for $25/person was not a pairing at all (so the manager decreased the price for us) but made for an awkward experience having to complain here and there to advocate for ourselves. Views... More 

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California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Had breakfast, good for hotel food, our omelet was split in the kitchen before serving, which was nice. Service was good, no complaints.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

First of all, we did not plan ahead and luckily got a room at the Monterey Beach Resort...and therefore, had no dinner reservation. We did not have to wait at all for a table around 6pm on Monday evening. The hostess welcomed us and seated us almost immediately. Joaquin, our waiter, was excellent! Extremely friendly and very attentive. My sister... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

During my last visit to Monterey, CA on December 10th, my colleagues recommended that we go to the Cafe Beach Restaurant. The location of the restaurant is just amazing with expansive views of the Pacific ocean! The food was absolutely great. The service was just fantastic. Joaquin, our server was friendly, courteous, attentive but with the right level of checking... More 

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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172 reviews 172 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We were staying at the beach resort so we decided to give the Café Beach a try out and ended up using it both for breakfast and evening dining and we could not fault either the quality of the food or the service.. Everyone was attentive, we never felt rushed and each time the food placed before us was well... More 

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Monterey, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We've been to the Cafe Beach several times and the food is always good and consistent. Joaquin has been our waiter twice and is always attentive and right on the mark. He's funny, too, which we like in a waiter! A good place for locals as well as travelers. Wonderful views and sunsets.

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Additional Information about Cafe Beach

Address: 2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey Beach Resor, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: +1 831-899-4544
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
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
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: American

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