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Cafe Beach

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2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey Beach Resor, Monterey, CA 93940 (Canyon Del Ray)
+1 831-899-4544
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Šimon B
Los Angeles, California
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank dawnwtv
Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please have management staff the restaurant more. Father's day breakfast was poor, they forgot items we ordered and rushed through the service although we were there for two hours of our vacation.

Thank c0ri2674
United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove from a hotel in Cannery Row to here to see the sunset as it advertises itself as the only dining experience to give this. It does. The view is great. It is on the top floor of a hotel that is more like a holiday camp - noisy and tons of footfall. Even the restaurant was very noisy... More 

Thank Bristol_Dentist
San Jose, CA
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a part of the hotel, and was very good. We had breakfast before we checked out. The menu is not huge, and the service was slow because they were very busy. The food was tasty and the potions were good. Watching the ocean waves crash against the beach while we ate was the best part!

Thank travelgirlSanJose
Monterey, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Let me start by saying this restaurant has a very nice view of the ocean. I always like to take my 5 year old grand-daughter out to breakfast on a Saturday or Sunday. Sunday was this visit. When we arrived we were told it would be 15 to 20 minutes to be seated. That was okay and we were seated... More 

Thank Michael O
San Jose, CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

I always have my breakfast at Cafe Beach, before we go pour for the day. I usually get one of the inlets. You get to see the great view of the Bay while having a hearty breakfast. We also usually have one dinner at the Cafe during our stay. Also recommended.

Thank bcf14
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We went here for breakfast and the service was great. The food was great. We got the Cali Omelette and it was delicious, it was accompanied by a kale salad, potatoes and toast. The one thing was that the cups were dirty and the coffee was $4. The view is great so that's a plus.

Thank Belovetravel13
Santa Clarita, California
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We had dinner and breakfast there at the cafe and it was really good. Prices were little high but had a beautiful view.

Thank ljb46
Reno, Nevada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We enjoyed spectacular bay views while dining on delicious French toast and hearty breakfast fare the days we stayed at The Tides.

Thank bcarr306

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey Beach Resor, Monterey, CA 93940
    (Canyon Del Ray)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-899-4544
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?