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Koko's Cafe - CLOSED

419 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2710
+1 831-375-3777
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Jul 21, 2014
“Fresh and Good”
Jun 25, 2014
“Pleasant Surprise”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
419 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2710
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Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Stopped for a light dinner on my arrival to Monterey. Easy to find and nicely located on Alvarado (a main shopping/ dining/ walking street). The place is small and the food is good. Chicken shwarma plate was good and the accompanying salad was excellent. Spices...More

Thank Fly-Away-PHX
Reviewed June 25, 2014

My husband and I stopped in for lunch during the course of our walking tour of historic Monterey. We had no idea what we'd find for restaurant options in the area, but we enjoy Mediterranean food and thought we'd check it out. We were not...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed June 14, 2014

Food is nice and is more delicious than the presentation. Owner is very warm and welcoming and is willing to make off menu items to cater to the children if you ask her. The only down side of the cafe is that it is a...More

Thank Trippyhappy
Reviewed March 16, 2014

Great option for vegans and vegetarians. Small cafe, friendly owner vibe, high-quality food, small restaurant not special decor but worth the visit for the food.

Thank HeyJudeOregon
Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

We waited a long time only to get the wrong food. Tasted ok, but the tsatziki sauce had too much garlic. Their version of tabouleh was a green salad.

Thank Josh W
Reviewed January 11, 2014

We really loved going in here, went several times. The food is great, the people are friendly. Fun Mediterranean atmosphere.

Thank maverickgirl149
Reviewed September 27, 2013

The appetizers were a huge plus during our late December 2012 visit. Asser's wife made some off-the-menu food for us and came to talk Egyptian food and politics at our table. We loved this place for quirky charm, service, and low price.

Thank David D
Reviewed August 31, 2013

We were passing through on our way to Big Sur and wanted to find a good place for lunch. We happened by Koko's Cafe and were very pleased to find this mediterranean menu! It was kind of a small place, but a great atmosphere with...More

Thank FEN_10
Reviewed August 26, 2013

I hate to say it but I ordered a gyro and it was the worst I have ever had. It didn't look appetizing but I was starving so I took a bite. It had no flavor. I looked for the nearest trash can and threw...More

Thank juliej2013
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Koko's Cafe is super unique. Great Foods-I personally like lamb shawerma-nice sauce, spices along with hibiscus tea-amazing! It offers nice healthy appetizers-perfect for vegetarians out there. Don't forget different kindsof Gelatos! Service is super friendly. Warm, cozy and comfortable atmosphere with excellent service. Cafe is...More

Thank Bema196
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $18
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2710
    (Franklin Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-3777
  • E-mail
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