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Cibo Ristorante Italiano

301 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940
+1 831-649-8151
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“cibo” (58 reviews)
“gnocchi” (24 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked in off the street to the sound of Jazz music playing . My husband and I shared an amazing Caesar salad. My husband had the pappardelle pasta with sausage and it was amazing. I had a pasta bolognese that was just perfection!!! If...More

Thank njmom1983
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere was very nice with a jazz trio and a decent wine list. The food was not quite average and over priced for the quality. The fire roasted artichoke was burnt tasting, the lobster - beef carpaccio was bland and the salmon and seafood...More

Thank kdcdmc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, so here is the bottom line. Cibo offers a broad menu selection. All items the 4 of us had were good. Our server, Edgar, was professional, friendly, knowledgeable. Although it is a larger restaurant, it still "feels" like a local neighborhood family run place....More

Thank Rvstraz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading some positive reviews on Google and Trip Advisor, we decided to give this restaurant a try while in Monterey last week and we are so glad we did..... Food was excellent and service was great and price was very reasonable. It's located very...More

Thank jyc823
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cibo Ristorante Italiano Awesome Food and Service. Went here with a group of 10 and got free appetizers with a card from the hotel. Excellent food, atmosphere, and cuisine.

Thank King B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here for an early dinner - we had been out all day and were starving! We knew nothing about it. Our waiter was attentive and helpful. Brought a huge basket of bread and ice water immediately. My husband and I had the...More

Thank jarpsyd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for the first time 17 years ago for our first date and loved it then. This trip we had three of our 8 dinners here and absolutely loved the food and service. Homemade gnocchi and Italian desserts were fabulous. Service was...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The food was good, the service was only ok. The atmosphere was great, we missed the music, but heard it was really good.

Thank Lillian S
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place right downtown. Food was fine, the music really great. Menu expansive service fine. Bar a little noisy but just means people having fun!

Thank John890000
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Our hotel suggested Cibo, said good Italian food. Well, it wasn't good it was the best meal we have had in Monterey. All the food has been great but this is excellent. The fire roasted artichoke was so great. The best artichoke I have ever...More

Thank loveitaly95
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Will be staying at the Marriott the first week in May and want to return to Cibo as we have many years in the past. My daughter must have gluten free food. Do you have gluten free options?
5 March 2016|
Response from CiboRestaurant | Property representative |
Yes we do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940
    (Del Monte Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: Monterey Airbus stops near Cibo Restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-8151
  • E-mail
COCKTAILS•DINNER•JAZZCibo (pronounced chee-bo) means food in Italian, but it’s more of a feast for the senses. An intimate yet vibrant atmosphere is accentuated with expressive art in the form of photography, paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass and live jazz. Fusing the best of old and new world Italian cuisine, Cibo offers an eclectic menu from gourmet pizzas to multi-course dinners.
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