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Cafe Beach

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2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey Beach Resor, Monterey, CA 93940-3838 (Canyon Del Ray)
+1 831-899-4544
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7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten here several times on our trip every meal has been delicious and our service from everyone has been perfect. Joaquin our waiter for one evening was wonderful and very knowledgeable about the menu. Thank you to the staff here every meal has been perfect!

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view at the Cafe Beach, but our service and food was very disappointing. Our waiter was slow and disorganized, eventually the hostess took our order and served us. She was better. The food was expensive and my swordfish was dry and bland. Would not recommend.

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Thank Susan M
Bingen am Rhein, Germany
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant without any expectations but we were astonished by the view! It was beautiful! The restaurant itself has apparently been modernized within the past year and looked very clean and maritime. The food was not the cheapest but the quality and taste justified that absolutely. I had salmon with noodles and my girlfriend hat chicken with... More 

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1 Thank FloPi23
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and excellent service from Joaquin and the rest of the wait staff. Some say its pricey but you are paying for excellent food, top notch service (very professional and attentive). I highly recommend this spot with an amazing view!

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1 Thank Celida B
Strongsville, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was delicious, the staff friendly, and the views hard to beat. It was a bit pricey, though.

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Thank lintay66
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great restaurant. We had good service, food was very good. Dinner was complete with fire dancers on the beach below. Such a beautiful place to watch the sunset

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1 Thank Megan P
Monterey, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had lunch with my family yesterday at Cafe Beach and we had a great experience while we were there. Our waiter was friendly and attentive and our food was brought to us in an appropriate amount of time. The food was great and we enjoyed every bit of it. The atmosphere was very cozy and the view from our... More 

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3 Thank camila223
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had lunch at this restaurant and we had a great experience. The portions were adequate for the price, and very well presented. The food and the drinks were great, and the servers were very friendly and attentive. The view was simply amazing! We will definitely return to eat here again.

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1 Thank penelopebgarcia
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had dinner in this restaurant and n the food wans not very quality food, the rice was heated for 2. time, fish wasn't freshly caught, we think it was from frozen fish . We also ordered just water, it was udrinkable, bad tasting. Kind stuff, but when we ordered 5 shrimps for 8$, we thought that they will... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We got stuck watching the sunset at a tourist trap thats food didn't look so great so we jumped in a cab and headed to Cafe Beach. SOOOO glad we did! This place had GREAT FOOD and wonderful waitstaff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey Beach Resor, Monterey, CA 93940-3838
    (Canyon Del Ray)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-899-4544
Description
Enjoy our gourmet Monterey Beach restaurant with your own "window on the bay". For a truly unique dining experience, escape to the Cafe Beach Restaurant; a remote, romantic retreat so serene that the hypnotic sounds of the pounding surf can only be broken by the clink of toasting glasses and a feast of fresh seasonal dishes are served.
Enter the dining room, where windows frame a living landscape of unspoiled beaches.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?