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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
eggcellent breakfast!

our group of 14 ate at the Cafe Beach in the "Unscripted" hotel (what a strange and meaningless name for a hotel). Great views of dolphins frolicking in the breaking waves, surfers and the coastline. And Great Service despite the cafe being understaffed (the reservation system was down and we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
anniecat1242
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San Francisco bay area, California
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  • Romantic
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San Francisco bay area, California
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

our group of 14 ate at the Cafe Beach in the "Unscripted" hotel (what a strange and meaningless name for a hotel). Great views of dolphins frolicking in the breaking waves, surfers and the coastline. And Great Service despite the cafe being understaffed (the reservation system was down and we were a surprise despite having made a reservation). and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My family and I visited Cafe Beach on our first night in Monterey. The restaurant overlooks Seaside Beach and has classy decor that looks beachy without verging on cheesy. Our server, Dennis, was excellent and went above and beyond to accommodate our every need. The meals were fantastic - the blackened halibut was extraordinary. We went for a late dinner... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The view was great. Food yum - service a little slow but the view was so grand we didn't mind a bit! Best clam chowder ever ... Would return again in a minute ...

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We always get really great service here, even when the food isn't quite perfect. The food is usually quite good, though. Been coming for well over 20 years. The view is outstanding! Also the new decor is lovely.

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This restaurant is located in the hotel on the fourth floor. We didn't stay at the hotel. Nice hotel. Decent views around most of the hotel. Inside there are two levels of seating. Not stories. Slightly elevated if you're not next to window. We made a reservation to celebrate our three year anniversary. Staff was friendly and prompt. Also shared... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Overlooking the Monterey Bay, this is a view that's hard to beat. The food was very tastey and not over-priced. We'll definitely go back again.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

we arrive on this hotel so late bec we hit traffic but the desk was so helpful and accommodate us riigth away and we ask if we can have dinner even so late and the host and server dennis have welcome us with a smile even late and gave us the service like we are VIP he gave us the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The Cafe Beach Restaurant at the Monterey Beach Resort was an undiscovered gem for us until last night, but will now be a regular family favorite! The beachfront setting, atmosphere, food, and - most of all - service are all 5-star! Our server Joaquin and busser Sam were amazingly attentive, and made us feel at home from the moment we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

The view in this place is in a million you never since a such wonderful view and sunset while having dinner at the same time the otters and dolfins is playing on the waves it so amazing and service of in the restaurant by the staff was so deligthful bec they welcoming you with the smile and service you well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We always a wonderful and amazing experience in the restaurant bcz we had our wedding and our anniversary here in this hotel that's why alway come back here all the time we always have a pleasant experience all the time we never go anywhere bcz the service we are getting from our server dennis and all the staff was delightful... More 

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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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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: Romantic

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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