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Cibo Ristorante Italiano

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301 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2413 (Del Monte Blvd.)
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:30 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We just popped in for a drink on the way back from the beachfront. Happy hour was in full swing, the birdman had stopped for a Margarita and Richard the bartender was working his magic. Rarely have we felt so welcomed. Service and chat was fantastic as were the appetisers. We ended up staying for several hours and headed back... More 

Thank Diane L
Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our last meal whilst in Monterey was an enjoyable experience. We only had pizza and side salad, however we did enjoy it. It was a busy resturant, with an added attraction of a small jazz band which added to the atmosphere. Our server was very friendly and eager to please dispite being extremely busy. More expensive than other places we... More 

Thank Pauline J
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I should have researched this spacious and pleasant restaurant before choosing to eat there. On a Thursday night light crowd there was no excuse for the inattentive service. We waited 10 minutes for the Parmesan for our entrees and I had to ask 3 times to get a water glass refilled. I know, it's California and there's a drought but...... More 

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I selected this restaurant because they offered jazz at dinnertime and was not disappointed. I made a reservation for 7:00pm on a Sunday in mid-June and we were seated as soon as we arrived. There was a good jazz vocal duo playing that night and music was perfect to accompany dinner: easy to listen to and the correct volume. The... More 

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here twice now and both times have made me want to come back for more. The dishes are always excellent! I recommend the sautéed spinach or the arugula salad. Service is very good, a little slow when they are very busy but that's to be expected. The live jazz is also a nice treat! Tirimisu is excellent... More 

Thank mrs L
Catonsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy car show weekend but seated quickly. Not rushed during dinner. Food was terrific. I got the wrong entre’ but it was so busy I ate it anyway and it was delicious (not even sure what it was called). I plan to go back when I am in Monterey again.

Thank monza275
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a walk-in one night as we strolled Monterey. 2 adults, 2 kids (9&6). One of the best finds of our California tour. Whilst an upscale restaurant, it is very relaxing and welcoming. Good choice of food - from simple to sophisticated. Recommend. It is a world away from the other restaurant we tried the previous night on the... More 

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Perris, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decide to have dinner at Cibo, the last day of the week vacation/celebration of our son birthday; the food is really good and the pizza is amaizing we try the Cibo and we really recommended; the service it was nice and even that it was a full house they were prompt to service,the only bad think was that they... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

perhaps too much choice but the food was ok and the service was good. A big place so quite noisy and there was live music too. The Italian restaurant on Fishermans Wharf is better.

Thank Mandy C
Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

And my wife got salmon with ketchup! The waiters was so rude he took our place before we finished! We were so insulted by the attitude.

Thank Barko10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2413
    (Del Monte Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: Monterey Airbus stops near Cibo Restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 18316498151
COCKTAILS•DINNER•JAZZCibo (pronounced chee-bo) means food in Italian, but it’s more of a feast for the senses. An intimate yet vibrant atmosphere is accentuated with expressive art in the form of photography, paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass and live jazz. Fusing the best of old and new world Italian cuisine, Cibo offers an eclectic menu from gourmet pizzas to multi-course dinners.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?