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Tillie Gort's

111 Central Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3015
+1 831-373-0335
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 Central Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3015
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast after our morning walk. The owner (?) couldn't be nicer. Wonderful selection of traditional breakfast foods along with vegetarian and vegan selections. A quick look at the menu shows a nice variety of lunch and dinner options. We are going...More

Thank Travelingmom15108
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Service - A* Food - A This is a great location for breakfast - and probably other meals too. The team was really friendly and took time to engage and discuss our trip. Food was cooked well and tasted good. While we were there the...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We were attracted to Tillie Gort’s selection of healthy foods. I had a difficult time deciding what to order for dinner, given so many delicious sounding meals. Service was attentive and efficient, and prices were reasonable. Be sure to save room for dessert! My olallieberry...More

Thank Explorer100
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Tillie Gort's Cafe is about 5 minutes on foot from the Monterey Aquarium, and it's outstanding! We had the vegan paella and the vegan gyros, both of which were perfect in every way. This place is a definite must for vegetarians and vegans visiting Monterey,...More

Thank NorCal_Prof
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great little cafe that has been there since 1969. Our first visit. There are interesting photos of staff and friends starting in 1969 and continuing over the years. I would guess that this might be a locals favorite. I know that if I lived in...More

Thank loradan
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My husband and I are longtime Monterey locals. We had another wonderful dinner at Tillie Gort's last night. He had a Turkado sandwich (turkey, avocado, etc.), and I had a Mushroom Garden Burger. We also enjoyed Tomato Basil Soup, a marvelous flan, and a great...More

Thank Joan2010
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I have eaten there several times and we ate there a few weeks ago. I have to say that I was not wowed and feel that there seems to be something lacking at a time when so many restaurants are offering vegetarian options. I would...More

Thank Kathryn O
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A little cafe right on Lighthouse that has some really unusual breakfast. And Espresso ;) The food is healthy and clean and really delish! I had the Huevos Rancheros and they Rocked!

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We had the chicken Alfredo and the vegetarian polenta with spinach tonight. The flavors were awesome on both dishes, and our server Natalie was as sweet and attentive as could be! The prices were reasonable, especially for the high quality, and the environment is charming....More

1  Thank Linda V
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We are very lucky to have Carmen and Ranieri, the owners of TIllie Gorts, as our good friends. All of our family celebrations have been hosted by Tillies. Carmen and Ranieri have been kind enough to close the restaurant for our celebrations, and the venue...More

1  Thank JEFF1943
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Central Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-0335
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