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Tillie Gort's

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111 Central Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3015
+1 831-373-0335
08:00 - 21:00
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Cupertino, California
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170 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 pie was fantastic.

Thank Explorer100
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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, and serves non-veg options for your carnivore friends. It's a family-owned place that cares enough... More 

Thank NorCal_Prof
San Jose, California
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 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 Pacific Grove I would stop by frequently. I ordered Huevos Rancheros but scrambled instead of... More 

Thank loradan
Monterey, California
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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 house red wine. No wonder Tillie's has won so many Best Vegetarian Restaurant awards over... More 

Thank Joan2010
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 like to see a bit more imagination and creativity put into the dishes. It felt... More 

Thank Kathryn O
Oakdale, California
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118 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 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. We will definitely be back.

1 Thank Linda V
Pebble Beach, California, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 could not be better. This Thanksgiving was not an exception. We had our family and... More 

1 Thank JEFF1943
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful vegetarian food. Amazing that it is still there. I went there some 40 years ago when I was visiting a friend living in Pacific Grove. Great pies. I'd go back any time!

1 Thank BrentDav
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My mom and I were trying to go to a different restaurant but couldn't find parking due to a street fair. So we stumbled upon this place & I am so glad we did! The food was great & the atmosphere was perfect for a very casual breakfast. It also was too crowded which was a nice change. Getting a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?