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Plumes Coffee House

400 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2711
+1 831-373-4526
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
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06:00 - 22:00All hours
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400 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2711
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Stopped in for a coffee and bagel before hitting the road. The service was good and there was a good selection of coffees, teas, smoothies, sandwiches, pastries etc. It's right around the corner from the Marriott.

Thank OneOpinion416
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Always worried about finding fast, good food in the morning when traveling. It turned out to be perfect for us. Parkng was quick and the service was great.

Thank Beach_Hunter_FL
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Nice and welcoming breakfast place frequented by locals!! Delicious quiches and coffee. Good service!

Thank Carmen S B
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I wanted Vietnamese coffee, but they were out of the key ingredient, so I got a Mexican mocha, which was very tasty. Chocolate, coffee, milk, and cinnamon.

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Thank fricassee2000
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lovely coffee shop, comfortable seating and couches. Great quality tea and coffee. Hot chocolate also a great choice for cold afternoons in Monterey.

Thank YoKern
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Best place in town to be beat! Located at the only traffic signal light on the main street of this small Monterey Peninsula town, the clientele include language school students of all ages and nationalities, international travelers and beatniks, hippies, rainbow flower children, mountain men...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Plumes was right next to my hotel. The desserts were terrific and the staff was excellent. They reminded me of my local coffee house in GA. I told them what I wanted and they made the perfect blend. The oldsters outside were fabulous to talk...More

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stopped by for a coffee, it was strong but good. Nice place. There were a variety of people there. They had internet as well

Thank TravlinWoman
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Our server at dinner the previous evening recommended Plumes as a place where local folks went to have breakfast or a fast coffee on the way to work. Typical of this type of establishment, there were a large selection of fresh pastries that my wife...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Needed a cup of coffee early in the morning and this was the only place ready to serve me at 6am! Very good location and clean.

Thank tripp h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-4526
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