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Cafe Abrego

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American, Contemporary
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565 Abrego St, Monterey, CA 93940-3229
+1 831-375-3750
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Denver
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

We came in for dinner on Mother's Day. Anna was so great! She really made the evening extra special for my family. The food was good and Anna made me the best margarita I have never had.

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Thank vvsisters
Carmichael, California
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Loved the crab cakes and the cole slaw. We had a light dinner with one order split for two with a glass of wine.

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Thank Popogranny
San Jose, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2013

The restaurant staff was exceptional, especially Laura and Angelica who were attentive, helpful, and friendly. The food was delicious and the ambiance peaceful. I highly recommend the Cafe Abrego.

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Thank ArnetteG
Elk Point, South Dakota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2013

The fresh ingredients are all local, the sardines exceptional and the stuffed mushrooms exquisite. We recommend the garlic fries and daily soup creation.

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Thank BridgeTour
Sacramento, California
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

enjoy the fireplace and nice lounge area but skip the food. Crab cakes tasted like celery, like the whole stalk! Quesadilla was terrible and the salad was overdressed and soggy. It's not bad food, just not good food and for the price, skip it!

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Thank LetsGoBaxter
Scotland
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012

well balanced menue with good options, nice wine and good service - especially so as waiter was getting hassled by a large group of French!

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Thank AlMacScotland
Vancouver, Canada
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2012

We had breakfast here and it was very good value. $10 buffet with fruit, freshly made omelette (or scrambled egg), bacon sausage, pancakes, yoghurt and cereals - coffee included (I like it stronger though) Much better value than Denny's across the street.

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1 Thank Philip D
New Jersey
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56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2012

We were there for dinner and the food was not that good. We had the short ribs prixe fixe dinner, which sounded good but tasted like beef stew meat. Ewww. The portions were very small too. Not a bad deal for a hotel restaurant, and the ambiance was great, but there are better places to eat for the same price.

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Thank LavaJava96
St.John's
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2012

Nice quiet spot for supper -relaxed atmosphere and pleasant service. Had the daily 4 course specIal and it was just what we were looking for - tasty and well presented at reasonable cost ($23). Minor point was that the vegetables with main course were cool.

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Thank dkeith
Clovis, California, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

The only meal we ate in the cafe was breakfast. We found it very good with a lot of variety. Staff was very attentive.

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1 Thank Sherry R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 565 Abrego St, Monterey, CA 93940-3229
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-3750

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