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1180 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5142
831-375-3070
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We were returning from a quick visit to supersaturated Carmel, a bucket list item, and craved some Italian. We yelped our way to Vito's in Pacific Grove. When we pulled in, my husband reminded me that we had stopped at Vito's before when visiting the area while dating. * Daughters quizzical stares here* Nice romantic music greeted us, a lady... More 

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Monterey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I'm a local and this was the first time I visited Vito's Restaurant. Excellent, authentic Italian food. I had the linguini with clams & shrimp - so yummy! Dinner comes with a big basket of garlic bread, green salad (owner pointed out he only uses organic greens) and we shared a bottle of Pinot Noir. The owner, Vito worked the... More 

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california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

We didn't make dinner reservation for Valentine's dinner. But the staff were nice to accommodate us. Friendly Service. Food was surprising good. We love the calamari cutlets

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Queretaro, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The food was normal, but they had a band playing there, it was an great evening we had there, to eat a pizza and have a drink

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Thank gerard g
Monterey, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I love Vito's for a great Italian meal. They serve all the standard Italian dishes. All good and very filling. I always go here when I need a good Eggplant Parmegiana or Spaghetti Bolognese.

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Thank Kiragogo
Pleasant Hill
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We returned to Vito's last Tuesday for dinner expecting the same good food and wonderful service we experienced several times here about 10 years ago. We were "fished out" and wanted some good Italian food. We entered and stood alone for several minutes before someone appeared and said "I'll be right back". So we waited another 5 minutes or so,... More 

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We ate at this restaurant during our recent stay in Pacific Grove. The food was excellent, and of a very high standard with plenty of choice. The owner is friendly and very entertaining, with lots of smiling and singing! We would strongly recommend a visit to this lovely restaurant if visiting Pacific Grove or the Monterey area.

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Thank Don P
Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is owned by an Italian family and the cooking is fresh, delicate, and delicious. I dream of their gnocchi in sage butter sauce. It is so pillowy and light. Everything they make is exquisite. We had our Italian friend from Milan come with us and the owners had a great time speaking with her about Italy. Reservations are a... More 

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Thank Esther F
Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Don't be fooled by appearances. The decor is tastefully done and the ambiance is wonderful. We have been going to Vito's ever since he has opened and the Italian food has been consistently excellent and well prepared. Once you enter Vito's you will be greeted by either Vito, his sister, or his son. Either one of the three will give... More 

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fremont, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Have been here before. Very good menu, wine, and service. The owner is always fun and explains their faire...family owned for 27 years. My wife had their ravioli, very good with a nice cream sauce. I had the clams, very good flavor and taste. Will be back, recommend for a nice Italian dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1180 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5142
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: 831-375-3070

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?