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702 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2522
831-373-7543
Today
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 77
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A local favorite

This is hime to a great basic breakfast. The locals in Pacific Grove know it well. My wife went there so much when we were building our house that the servers did not need to give her a menu. Not fancy, not a date spot, just good solid breakfast food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Bob R
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Pacific Grove, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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164 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Pacific Grove, California
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This is hime to a great basic breakfast. The locals in Pacific Grove know it well. My wife went there so much when we were building our house that the servers did not need to give her a menu. Not fancy, not a date spot, just good solid breakfast food.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We stopped over for breakfast and really enjoyed the food and the place. The kids got an "etch a sketch" (a very innovative and smart idea) and we got some great coffee and food. It also has a nice sit out where you can bring your pets.

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St Andrews/Sacramento CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

lots of menu choices- good value, excellent food; Large portion sizes- the half sandwich and salad was more than enough- French roast coffee very good

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Hickman, CA
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We enjoyed a yummy breakfast here and they were open surprisingly early, 6:30 am. Our hotel had a terrible continental breakfast and we came in search of real food. The portions were generous and the service was friendly. I would return for sure!

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Best eggs benedict. Great cozy feel and service. A place locals frequent. We always have breakfast at Toasties Cafe our first morning !

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Los Angeles
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Took party of 6 here for breakfast. Food was great. Cute atmosphere, loved the staff, not large but great.

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California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

For the last 35 years, every visit to the Monterey coast we have breakfast at Toasties....it's a tradition that started when my husband took me there for our very first breakfast on a date. The food is fresh, prepared the way you want it. The owners make you feel more like a guest than a customer. The Waffles are delicious... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I came here one weekday morning to hopefully get a better breakfast than what i would get at a franchise diner. I would not mind paying a little more too but unfortunately this place was a dissapointment. Aside from the nice waitress everything else was below par. The bacon was dry and looked like it was a day old. The... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great service and food! Location makes it easy to find, not far from the beach. Food prices were very reasonable. Not too many breakfast options; we went here twice while we were on vacation.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Toasties is truly special. It is family run with friendly smiles and genuine service. The made to order breakfast food is excellent. I love the shrimp and jack omelette. The ollala berry pancakes are also special.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 702 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2522
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: 831-373-7543

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 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 - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?