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Cafe La Strada

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
+1 831-645-4030
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“panini” (16 reviews)
“pastry” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
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400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We stayed at the Monterey Plaza Hotel for a couple of nights and found that La Strada was a great choice for us for breakfast. We prefer a casual setting and tend to not want a large breakfast. Decent coffee and tea. Fresh muffins in...More

Thank Mauibird
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I only had a single espresso. It was EXCELLENT. Served in warm tiny china cup, just the right amount at the right temperature and with the right amount of crema. If only Starbucks would learn from these people. I had to complement the barista. Would...More

Thank KeisariRami
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We drove past this place and decided to stop and have a coffee. That was a good choice. Good coffee is a bit hard to find in the US as most places only have drip coffee and the ones that do serve espresso mostly just...More

Thank Jamesrvp
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This is a small spot for breakfast or a casual lunch at the Monterey Plaza Hotel. It's located in a secondary building across the courtyard from the hotel. The outdoor seating is right across the plaza with amazing views. I just stopped in for a...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Small coffee / pastry shop located @ the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa - The shop has some great outdoor seating located right on the bay. Nice for a relaxing coffee and bite to eat in the morning! - The shop serves "Peets Coffee" and...More

Thank mvt1912
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

As told on the title, the view is great. Also there are plenty of tables outside of the cafe to enjoy your coffee. Went here for breakfast, which unfortunately turned out to be a huge dissapointment. I ordered half of panin with soup. The panin...More

Thank Hannele K
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our favorite place to grab coffee, tea or a bite to eat before heading out on adventures. There are benches, soft chairs and plenty of indoor seating to have a quiet cup of coffee or head out to the expansive patio area overlooking the bay.

Thank DimandsR4Evr
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

They have free tables outside, great view, nice service and coffee. We also liked pelicans flying around and chilling atmosphere.

Thank Petr K
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We had sandwiches, salad and coffee. Everything was good and the staff was very friendly. Stunning view on the terrace.

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

When we first arrived at the hotel, we were impressed by the glamour of the building and the reception area. Parking is right in front of the building, very convenient. The room deco is modern and clean, decent size, comfortable bed and sheets. I like...More

Thank Ingrid G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-645-4030
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  • This restaurant is at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
Our Café is temporarily closed for a complete remodel. We anticipate opening our doors on February 1st, 2018 under a new name, Tidal Coffee, serving specialty coffee drinks, fresh baked pastries, snacks and light lunch fare.

Our piazza-style oceanside coffeehouse is the place to start your morning with the rich flavor of freshly roasted Peet's Coffee and artisan pastries. Enjoy specialty sandwiches, soups, amazing desserts, ice cream and more, all made daily on the premises. Outdoor seating at the Monterey Plaza Hotel's Dolphins fountain on the plaza offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with great service and stunning views of Monterey Bay and Mt.Toro.
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