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“Nice cafe in downtown, very close to wharf.”
Review of Cafe Lumiere

Cafe Lumiere
Ranked #2 of 16 Coffee & Tea in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

Baristas are professional and friendly. Cafe is inside a theatre so it smells like popcorn in there, lol Not Starbucks type coffee...it was what you would expect for a locally owned place and thats good. We had a bit of a design in the frothy milk! Best blueberry scone (used to them being very hard and dry, this one was moist) served on quaint antique looking dishes...a very nice touch. This seems to be a locals cafe and not as many hipsters as Plumes around the corner.

Thank ShannonLewis
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Reviewed April 29, 2012

I like the location, and how the place is organized, but is quite dark and the smell of popcorn can bother someone.
Is right in the Osio cinema and that is awesome. If you are waiting for a movie or you just got out.
I love the cinema there :-)

Good place to study (upstairs there are comfortable places)

Thank Alex G
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

We stopped here for breakfast on a Sunday morning before heading out of town after a lovely 4 night get away. I believe the kitchen crew likes to sleep late (or attend early church) because they don’t serve breakfast/brunch until 9 am.

The food was very tasty and the portions were large enough to share if you are not a big eater. The pastry and other treats also looked yummy (and house made), but we were just too full to try anything else. Service was good, but things did get a little crowed and some folks had to share the larger tables. I enjoyed the 3 elderly gentlemen, obviously from the old country and speaking Italian amongst themselves. This was obviously a local hang out with wonderful charm. Much more fun that the Starbucks vibe that is the same no matter where you are.

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Reviewed January 14, 2012

This little cafe is great and reminds me of neighborhood coffee shops in San Francisco and L.A. They have a little of something for everyone including beer! They now have a nice selection of beers on tap. We had the eggplant sandwhich which was excellent! Fresh, flavorful and delicious. They also have a nice selection of loose leaf teas and various coffee drinks! Worth stopping in for a bite to eat or just a coffee or beer!

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Reviewed August 11, 2016
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