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1180 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5142
+1 831-375-3070
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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1180 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5142
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Six of us dined there on a recent Saturday night, and not having reservations we expected a long wait. Surprisingly, we were seated quickly and kept alive with beverages and delicious appetizers. Waiting to order was frustrating (the owner was doing just about everything), and...More

Thank palshaw
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Excellent pasta and steak with mushroom sauce out of this world. Vito does it all. Fun atmosphere. Easy parking.

Thank dscattle
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a small bistro type eatery. It 's been in business for 20 plus years. It has a limited amount of tables and has a great atmosphere. The food is primarily Italian, and each time we come here the food is excellent. The service...More

Thank Fred R
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This place doesn't look like much on the outside, but it was fantastic! The food was great, the wine was great, and the atmosphere was great.

Thank richjack
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place. True authentic Italian food. Everything is home made, even the spumoni. I would highly recommend it.

1  Thank Lizabeth M
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We were returning from a quick visit to supersaturated Carmel, a bucket list item, and craved some Italian. We yelped our way to Vito's in Pacific Grove. When we pulled in, my husband reminded me that we had stopped at Vito's before when visiting the...More

1  Thank 4Martinez
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I'm a local and this was the first time I visited Vito's Restaurant. Excellent, authentic Italian food. I had the linguini with clams & shrimp - so yummy! Dinner comes with a big basket of garlic bread, green salad (owner pointed out he only uses...More

1  Thank Irmama
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We didn't make dinner reservation for Valentine's dinner. But the staff were nice to accommodate us. Friendly Service. Food was surprising good. We love the calamari cutlets

Thank savorymom
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The food was normal, but they had a band playing there, it was an great evening we had there, to eat a pizza and have a drink

Thank gerard g
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I love Vito's for a great Italian meal. They serve all the standard Italian dishes. All good and very filling. I always go here when I need a good Eggplant Parmegiana or Spaghetti Bolognese.

Thank Kiragogo
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1180 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5142
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-3070
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