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1180 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5142
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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60 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place doesn't look like much on the outside, but it was fantastic! The food was great, the wine was great, and the atmosphere was great.

Thank richjack
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. True authentic Italian food. Everything is home made, even the spumoni. I would highly recommend it.

Thank Lizabeth M
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank 4Martinez
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Irmama
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank savorymom
Queretaro, Mexico
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94 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank gerard g
Monterey, CA
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Kiragogo
Pleasant Hill
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles 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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107 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Don P
Rocklin, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Esther F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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?