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Cibo Ristorante Italiano

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301 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2413 (Del Monte Blvd.)
+1 831-649-8151
16:00 - 01:30
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 01:30
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Los Angeles, California
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A Sunday night and this was the only reasonable looking place to eat at. Nice jazz quartet and some dancing. We all had a variety of dishes, but all were excellent, as was the attentive service.

Thank outoftowners99
Washington State
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Marriott and this restaurant was just a 2 minute walk away. Nice atmosphere, the food was delicious. David S. did an exceptional job attending to us. Thank you for a great experience.

Thank 2walla
Napa Valley, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here for business meeting, the appetizers were excellent but the beer was on the warm side. Crab cakes were awesome

Thank mitchel e
Mexico City, Mexico
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service is really good. Kind waiters who do everything to help you and make you fill at home. specially in a second visit. Some of them are spanish spoken.

Thank FredPineda
Dublin, Ireland
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105 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We came upon this Italian restaurant after leaving the harbour front. The atmosphere was friendly and relaxing. They had a live jazz band which were fantastic to hear while eating delicious pizza and pasta dishes. Well worth a visit when in Monterey.

Thank Carey37
Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

There were wonderful local musicians playing making the ambiance relaxed and a little sexy. I had the gnocchi trio which was exceptional. They had some great local wine on their list. I thoroughly enjoyed my meal and the entertainment.

Thank Stephanie L
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Was recommended by our lodging, walked there so we arrived hungry but was disappointed in the food in general. Was there early, had very few customers at that time so we were seated promptly and served promptly but my entree of pasta was under cooked and difficult to chew. Sauce was ok but nothing special. Was not worth the long... More 

Thank 418lorraineh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We just popped in for a drink on the way back from the beachfront. Happy hour was in full swing, the birdman had stopped for a Margarita and Richard the bartender was working his magic. Rarely have we felt so welcomed. Service and chat was fantastic as were the appetisers. We ended up staying for several hours and headed back... More 

Thank Diane L
Worcester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Our last meal whilst in Monterey was an enjoyable experience. We only had pizza and side salad, however we did enjoy it. It was a busy resturant, with an added attraction of a small jazz band which added to the atmosphere. Our server was very friendly and eager to please dispite being extremely busy. More expensive than other places we... More 

Thank Pauline J
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13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I should have researched this spacious and pleasant restaurant before choosing to eat there. On a Thursday night light crowd there was no excuse for the inattentive service. We waited 10 minutes for the Parmesan for our entrees and I had to ask 3 times to get a water glass refilled. I know, it's California and there's a drought but...... More 

Thank photostoryteller

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2413
    (Del Monte Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: Monterey Airbus stops near Cibo Restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-8151
COCKTAILS•DINNER•JAZZCibo (pronounced chee-bo) means food in Italian, but it’s more of a feast for the senses. An intimate yet vibrant atmosphere is accentuated with expressive art in the form of photography, paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass and live jazz. Fusing the best of old and new world Italian cuisine, Cibo offers an eclectic menu from gourmet pizzas to multi-course dinners.

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