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1180 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5142
+1 831-375-3070
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a small bistro type eatery. It 's been in business for 20 plus years. It has a limited amount of tables and has a great atmosphere. The food is primarily Italian, and each time we come here the food is excellent. The service is good. The staff makes sure you want for nothing, but at the same time... More 

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Thank Fred R
Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This place doesn't look like much on the outside, but it was fantastic! The food was great, the wine was great, and the atmosphere was great.

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Thank richjack
Visalia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place. True authentic Italian food. Everything is home made, even the spumoni. I would highly recommend it.

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Thank Lizabeth M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We were returning from a quick visit to supersaturated Carmel, a bucket list item, and craved some Italian. We yelped our way to Vito's in Pacific Grove. When we pulled in, my husband reminded me that we had stopped at Vito's before when visiting the area while dating. * Daughters quizzical stares here* Nice romantic music greeted us, a lady... More 

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Thank 4Martinez
Monterey
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I'm a local and this was the first time I visited Vito's Restaurant. Excellent, authentic Italian food. I had the linguini with clams & shrimp - so yummy! Dinner comes with a big basket of garlic bread, green salad (owner pointed out he only uses organic greens) and we shared a bottle of Pinot Noir. The owner, Vito worked the... More 

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california
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

We didn't make dinner reservation for Valentine's dinner. But the staff were nice to accommodate us. Friendly Service. Food was surprising good. We love the calamari cutlets

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Thank savorymom
Queretaro, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

The food was normal, but they had a band playing there, it was an great evening we had there, to eat a pizza and have a drink

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Thank gerard g
Monterey, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

I love Vito's for a great Italian meal. They serve all the standard Italian dishes. All good and very filling. I always go here when I need a good Eggplant Parmegiana or Spaghetti Bolognese.

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Thank Kiragogo
Pleasant Hill
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

We returned to Vito's last Tuesday for dinner expecting the same good food and wonderful service we experienced several times here about 10 years ago. We were "fished out" and wanted some good Italian food. We entered and stood alone for several minutes before someone appeared and said "I'll be right back". So we waited another 5 minutes or so,... More 

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

We ate at this restaurant during our recent stay in Pacific Grove. The food was excellent, and of a very high standard with plenty of choice. The owner is friendly and very entertaining, with lots of smiling and singing! We would strongly recommend a visit to this lovely restaurant if visiting Pacific Grove or the Monterey area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1180 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-5142
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-3070

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