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Moss Landing Cafe

421 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9645
831-633-3355
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Vallejo, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The fried artichokes were bland. Fish was fresh. Satisfactory, but would have liked more non-fried fresh fish choices and more salads. Prices seemed on the high side for the type of place it was. You had to go outside to the bathroom - not pleasant. Waitress was cheerful.

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Monterey, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Been here a few times for breakfast. I've only had the breakfast burrito because it's the best I have ever had! Service is always great too. The atmosphere is perfect...down home! Today was extra special because we met and chatted with the owner "Mark" while we enjoyed our breakfast. He told all about his Friday and Saturday night gourmet meals...look... More

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Fresno, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We walked in for a late breakfast on a Sunday and it was packed. We asked the guy at the counter how long he thought the wait would be. He said five minutes and offered to come get us from outside if we wanted to wait on the bench outside. It was so nice to not be expected to stand... More

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San Diego, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Driving out of Monterey towards Pacifica you will find this cafe. The sign on the road said fried green tomatoes & artichokes. We took the bait & stopped in. It was around noon thats 12pm We ordered both items & 1 anchor steam for me. I never had this before so I was thrilled to give them a try. Both... More

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San Jose, California
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

It was a personal and warm experience with superior food. He has a following with the locals who come for miles to eat with Mark and his staff. You'll be treated like royalty.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We followed the signs along Hwy 1 for "deep-fried artichoke hearts," and were curious so we decided to stop. We got there after the lunch rush, around 2pm, and met a waitress who seemed somehow suspicious of our being there...it wasn't the warm welcome you typically get in a restaurant. The artichokes were tasty, though not, perhaps, worth making a... More

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Sacramento, CA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Every time we come to the area we have dinner here, (as long as its Friday or Saturday). Mark the owner, stops by to chat and answer any questions. Always the freshest fish, interesting apps and salads, and the cinnamon roll bread pudding is to die for!! Our friend always orders the sand dabs. A real Central Coast cafe, good... More

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Moss Landing, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I've eaten here a number of times for Breakfast and Lunch. If this were in another location we'd call it a diner. The menu offers things that the central California are known for: Artichokes, Squid, among others. The food is well prepared and things like the tea are listed as being faritrade and GMO free, always a big + for... More

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Baltimore
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Had an excellent breakfast driving from Monterey to SF. Very conveniently located just off Rt. 1. Rustic interior. Very friendly service. Fresh ingredients that were well prepared, artichokes of course! Great breakfast selection. Small, cozy interior, could easily fill-up quickly. I don't know if they take reservations.

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Gridley
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121 reviews 121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Having been to Moss Landing Cafe for dinner we stopped to try it for lunch. No disappoint here. The deep fried artichokes, the skirt steak sandwich and the fish and chips were all outstanding. The wait staff very friendly and the food was served to perfection quickly. It was obvious from the interaction from adjoining tables that many of the... More

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