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Moss Landing Cafe

421 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9645
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

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English first
San Jose, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

We've been going to the Moss Landing Cafe for years now and today, my Wife's BD, was extra special. I just whispered it was her birthday and they comp'd us a home made slice of heaven, bread pudding! The menu is very diverse and features lots of local ingredients and character. For Great food and a comfortable, casual setting after... More 

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Watsonville, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food and charming character keep me and my friends returning to this small cafe off Hwy in Moss Landing. From a full on breakfast to a steamed artichoke appetizer you will not regret your choice. Afterwards it's just a small jaunt to Moss Landing Harbor where sea otters, seals and sea lions can be seen from the shore.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I wasn't dissapointed but I wasn't impressed either. Their enclosed porch dinning room has nice views of the harbor and sea lions. Food was good but not amazing. Service was good as well but again nothing outstanding about this sea side restaurant. Wouldn't return only because this area offers so many amazing choices that I would prefer to discover some... More 

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Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

First time customers. Only open for dinner Fri. And Sat. Nights. Really enjoyed the owner/chef with Food to back it up. The dinners were great and service very good. Make sure you save room for dessert.

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Stockton, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Owners friendly and efficient. Made you feel like you were family. Food was fast and excellent. Presentation was great. I'm back there for more meals.

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Pacific Grove, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a funky place that has really good food and incredible service. The waitress was so attentive and the owner/chef came out and asked each person how they like their meal.Great selection of seafood. I have been there for lunch meeting a colleague who works in Santa Cruz so this is a good half way point. She swears by... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stopped in on route to Monterey, great atmosphere and Mark came out to fill out wine glass's. The specials were great and don't miss the deep fried artichoke hearts! Awesomely fresh food.

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Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We had breakfast here and it was ok, but not great. Average, THREE SPOONS. I had the Raspberry French Toast and the wife an omelette. French Toast was good, but not great and the same with the omelette. Don't understand the high reviews. Might be for the lunch and dinner menus. Waitress was not a happy camper.

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San Francisco, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Your owner/host....Mark Coutts greets all his customers with a cheerful greeting...and a friendly smile. His breakfasts are fabulously organized....From his various omelets, with homemade fresh muffins, potato pancakes, and tasty Italian sausage patties! Top it off with his fantastic fried artichoke hearts.....For a lunch snack, try his open faced crab sandwich and clam chowder. On your way to Monterey, you... More 

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Monterey, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have driven by Moss Landing a million times and almost every time, I see the Moss Landing Cafe and wonder if it's any good. So this weekend after 3 hours of heavy duty beach cleanup, I decided to stop in and feed my trash-fueled hunger. It was quiet and clean, post-breakfast rush and pre-lunch. I ordered the breakfast burrito... More 

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Additional Information about Moss Landing Cafe

Address: 421 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9645
Phone Number: 831-633-3355
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Moss Landing
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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