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“Decent Place”
Review of Trailside Cafe

Trailside Cafe
Ranked #63 of 313 Restaurants in Monterey
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Reviewed January 23, 2013

The view is good, and it really is "Trailside." There is a trail that people run, walk, and bike right in front of the restaurant. It is paved so no dust issues. The food itself is not bad, nothing great, but good enough that it didn't bother me to pay the bill, ha! My girlfriend had the French Toast covered with bananas and pecans, that was GOOD. Service is mediocre as well, but mostly self service, so don't go looking for excellent service.

Thank Biggpoppa4x
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Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

We have not found a better place to eat for the money in Monterey! They have a very nice selection of menu items and a great view of the water.

This morning I had steel cut oatmeal with fresh strawberries and brown sugar. It was creamy with a firm texture--oatmeal perfection. My wife had the tofu scramble that she loved.

We will be back frequently and highly recommend this place!

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Thank Love2TravelwithMyBaby
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

Great breakfast on the bike trail. Eggs Benedict were fantastic. Sat outside and they brought an extra heater when my wife got too cold. Nice people with good service.

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

This cafe is along the Recreation Trail in Monterey between McClellan and Hoffman Avenues. They do offer lunch but the breakfast rules with pancakes and waffles priced from 6.95 to 8.95. They serve Beignets-a deep fried doughnut-like pastry usually associated with New Orleans-that comes out piping hot and laden with confection sugar. It is yummy. Three of them are only 4.95 and are especially nice when dipped into a cafe au lait. This cafe ONLY ACCEPTS CASH, but there is an ATM just inside the door in case you forget.

Thank Evi_02
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

The location, food and service all excellent. We liked it so much that we chose to eat here 3 breakfasts in a row instead of the included breakfast at our hotel. Highly recommend it.

Thank fishntravels
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