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“Found a great place... Again”
Review of Trailside Cafe

Trailside Cafe
Ranked #112 of 304 Restaurants in Monterey
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Found a great place... Again”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

My wife and I were in Monterey and found Trailside on TripAdvisor and decided to try it based on menu selection and reviews. Once we got there, we realized we had been there many years before and loved it then. Food was great, outside patio was beautiful.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Andy H
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Pebble Beach
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fun spot to stop by during a walk”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

Located next to the Monterey Bay Rec. trail, this eatery is a great place to stop at mid-way on your hike, bike, or run. Great coffee and tasty morsels to eat. Be aware or beware of the heavy hand with the garlic, though.

Visited April 2013
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Thank cnpjordan
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Mobile, Alabama
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“awesome mocha latte!”
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Very cute and quaint with delicious food. great for breakfast and lunch. does not serve dinner. highly recommend

Visited June 2013
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Thank Mesasand
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Salinas, California
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Different but good.”
Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Food was different. I tried the black bean burger,wasn't bad. The fries here are awesome. Nice and small,so still simple. Another great place to walk to. Going back on friday.

  • Visited January 2013
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Monterey, California
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Can't beat the laid back ambience”
Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is the place if you value location, food, and ambience way above service. Really the service is non-existant, but who cares or really needs much the way it is set up? You order at the counter, and pay with cash, and then it will be a bit of a wait until it comes out, but it will be delivered by a friendly server. They have basically eliminated most of the whole service issue, which plagues so many other restaurants. We had sandwiches and salads, and they were amply sized and made with high quality ingrediants.
It's the perfect location for meeting friends on the Trail, or riding your bike along the Trail and you decide you need a break. Then you get the sea breeze, a great view and a quality meal for what is a very fair price.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank angela p
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