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Rosine's Restaurant

434 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2711
+1 831-375-1400
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lasagna” (75 reviews)
“cakes” (135 reviews)
“salad” (83 reviews)
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Soups, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
434 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2711
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such an awesome place whether you are just visiting Monterey or you are carbo-loading for a half-marathon. The food is always delicious and the service the best. I've been coming here for four years and I love the consistency. Its nice to know...More

Thank ToniLuvsScuba
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a late breakfast on a Saturday morning. All four of us enjoyed their choices. I took the Swiss cheese and turkey Omelette. The plate was appealing, the taste was scrumptious and different from many omelette I experienced in many breakfast restaurants and hotels....More

Thank DimasR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the steak benedict special and it was very good. The sides of potatoes and fruit were all also super tasty. Portion sizes were HUGE. Share a plate.

Thank lauraleigh9mm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is amazing and beautifully prepared. The dessert case will knock your socks off; if you can’t go for dinner, stop in for coffee and dessert, it’s decadent!

Thank Tiges1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a cute and charming restaurant! Service is great here and the desserts are insanely good! We loved the white cake with rainbow sprinkles and peanut butter pie!!

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was not only rated well but was featured in Guy Fieri's show. Bonus. Ordered the soup,and lasagna as in the show plus the wings. Minestrone soup is excellent. Wings are fantastic. Lasagna is average. Restaurant service is decent. Servers could be more formal...More

Thank 14Roger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service. Clam chowder delicious. Bacon guacamole burger and red velvet cake were so-so. High chairs available and family friendly.

Thank Rebecca Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Rosine’s Restaurant for dinner last night. It was excellent homemade Italian food. I had the chicken Parmesan. It was delicious. The portion was huge. My wife had spaghetti & meat balls. It was excellent too. It is definitely a very good Italian-style...More

Thank Shawn7295
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were told that this place was featured on Food Networks Diners, Drive ins and dives. Let me say that I hate writing any bad reviews so I will start with the good stuff. The food was ok. My wife's honey crisp salad was good...More

Thank shamrock84
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Great breakfast selections, friendly staff ,affordable prices. Great cakes and pies excellent. Great place to eat and bring family and friends. Walking distance from hotels great place to visit and enjoy and great meal

Thank lindabR5706QF
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4 November 2016|
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Response from C W | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have reservations the August Saturday we were there. It's a big place and 5pm is considered "early." Am not sure how many people run the half marathon and with visitors, I would imagine that Monterey, Pacific... More
Jacquelyn W
25 October 2016|
Response from my3sonz | Property representative |
Rosine's does not have specific GF menu items (no GF pancakes or bread) however we do have options that are GF, omelettes, etc...
2 February 2015|
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Response from maryellenNottingham | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know.. did not use the service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 434 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-1400
  • E-mail
Rosine's Restaurant is located in the heart of Monterey and we are proud to be celebrating over 37 successful years. We have been voted 'Best Family Restaurant', 'Best Desserts' and more by Monterey County since 1992! Rosine's continues a fine tradition of homemade quality food, generous servings, daily specials and award-winning desserts. And now the third generation in the Culcasi Family is working to continue this tradition. Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner and fabulous weekend brunches. You can now enjoy your favorite cocktail while enjoying your favorite meal! We're featured on The Food Networks 'Diners, Drive-ins and Dives' with Guy Fieri, our episode name is 'Stuffed and Twisted' where Guy learns how to make our homemade Minestrone Soup and famous Lasagna. We are also featured on '100 Mile Meals'.
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