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East Village Coffee Lounge

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498 Washington St, Monterey, CA 93940-3030
+1 831-373-5601
15:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Tue 09:00 - 18:00
Wed - Sat 15:00 - 19:00
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Great coffee with several options... hard to find this good coffee in this country. Definitely recommend it.

Thank Nicolas B
Sonoma County, California
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Excellent coffee (and Morning Glory bread) but this stone building is worth a visit just for the architecture. Close to Alvarado Street for a walking visit through Old Town Monterey.

Thank Brenda B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoy a cup of smooth and bitter-free cold press. The old stone building once served as newspaper office and will keep you cool on a hot day. Wish I could have steeped in the ambiance, but the kiddos required a visit to the nearby Dennis the Menace park.

Thank islandinthemist
Monterey, California
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112 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

As someone used to living in Southbank (Melbourne, Australia), my coffee taste buds were attuned to fantastic quality espresso. East Village Coffee Lounge does a good job - daily visits a must!

Thank Fadamos
Toluca, Mexico
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135 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

After having lunch I needed a coffee to keep on. I had a coffee od the day which was plenty of floral flavours -very recommendable even if you don't drink coffee. I visited it on Sunday so the place was crowded and the staff was very busy. In spite of this, I would recommend this place.

Thank pavelreyesmercado
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Enjoy the eclectic atmosphere that attracts a younger crowd. This is an independently owned coffee shop and the staff is friendly & energetic. There is a variety of seating arrangements from dining tables w/ chairs to comfy couches with coffee tables.

Thank Christine M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Great cafe! Good breakfast and excellent coffee. I loved the vibe of the place and the baristas were very nice! I highly recommend.

Thank Jordana A
Modesto, California
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Coffee was good just what I needed. I'm rating this a 4 only because of a few minor details. I got a white mocha latte with coconut flavor added. It was very good! I maybe could have done one more pump of coconut but that's a matter of preference not quality. Cute place definitely more of a college hang out... More 

Thank Tikalysh518
Rescue, California
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Wanted to coffee, but not the chain variety. Found this place by chance and had a yummy cup of coffee inside the eclectic building. Staff was very friendly and hope to be able to find it again on our next trip to Monterey!

Thank cardiokidz2000
Monterey County, California
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

East Village Coffee Lounge was one of my favorite spots when we lived in Monterey 12 years ago. I returned for a visit and had to come back... it is still portraying the wonderful European flair that I like so much. The staff is super friendly and the pastries are yummy; plus, they have a nice area to sit outside... More 

Thank Alexandra R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
15:00 - 19:00
15:00 - 19:00
15:00 - 19:00
15:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 498 Washington St, Monterey, CA 93940-3030
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-5601

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