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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
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There were wonderful local musicians playing making the ambiance relaxed and a little sexy. I had the gnocchi trio which was exceptional. They had some great local wine on their list. I thoroughly enjoyed my meal and the entertainment.

Thank Stephanie L
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by our lodging, walked there so we arrived hungry but was disappointed in the food in general. Was there early, had very few customers at that time so we were seated promptly and served promptly but my entree of pasta was under cooked and difficult to chew. Sauce was ok but nothing special. Was not worth the long... More 

Thank 418lorraineh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks 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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190 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

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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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 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 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

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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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 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 

Thank Mark Y
Perris, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Lunch, 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, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings
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?