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Cafe Beach

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2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey Beach Resor, Monterey, CA 93940-3838 (Canyon Del Ray)
+1 831-899-4544
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07:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 21:30
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Joaquin was an outstanding server. Great wine list, the bass was amazing, not to mention the 4th floor view overlooking the bay. Great experience.

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Thank Mike W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had a group of eleven diners for a birthday lunch. The restaurant accomdated physical needs -- two in the party are disabled. Although there were several full tables, our orders were delivered quickly. They made substitutions due to dietary restrictions, and all the food was delicious. Server Armando was gracious about answering a number of questions, and his cheerfulness... More 

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1 Thank Carol C
Mission Viejo, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

After learning that this hotel had changed hands and was now a JDV property...as a fellow hotel/resort director, I was excited to take my family to this revamped property to at least try the restaurant. From the outside, the building still looks run down and tired however after entering the lobby, my wife and I were pleasantly surprised at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times on our trip every meal has been delicious and our service from everyone has been perfect. Joaquin our waiter for one evening was wonderful and very knowledgeable about the menu. Thank you to the staff here every meal has been perfect!

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great view at the Cafe Beach, but our service and food was very disappointing. Our waiter was slow and disorganized, eventually the hostess took our order and served us. She was better. The food was expensive and my swordfish was dry and bland. Would not recommend.

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Thank Susan M
Bingen am Rhein, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We went to this restaurant without any expectations but we were astonished by the view! It was beautiful! The restaurant itself has apparently been modernized within the past year and looked very clean and maritime. The food was not the cheapest but the quality and taste justified that absolutely. I had salmon with noodles and my girlfriend hat chicken with... More 

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1 Thank FloPi23
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and excellent service from Joaquin and the rest of the wait staff. Some say its pricey but you are paying for excellent food, top notch service (very professional and attentive). I highly recommend this spot with an amazing view!

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1 Thank Celida B
Strongsville, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The food was delicious, the staff friendly, and the views hard to beat. It was a bit pricey, though.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This was a great restaurant. We had good service, food was very good. Dinner was complete with fire dancers on the beach below. Such a beautiful place to watch the sunset

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1 Thank Megan P
Monterey, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I had lunch with my family yesterday at Cafe Beach and we had a great experience while we were there. Our waiter was friendly and attentive and our food was brought to us in an appropriate amount of time. The food was great and we enjoyed every bit of it. The atmosphere was very cozy and the view from our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 13:45
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey Beach Resor, Monterey, CA 93940-3838
    (Canyon Del Ray)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-899-4544
Description
Enjoy our gourmet Monterey Beach restaurant with your own "window on the bay". For a truly unique dining experience, escape to the Cafe Beach Restaurant; a remote, romantic retreat so serene that the hypnotic sounds of the pounding surf can only be broken by the clink of toasting glasses and a feast of fresh seasonal dishes are served.
Enter the dining room, where windows frame a living landscape of unspoiled beaches.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?