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East Village Coffee Lounge

498 Washington St, Monterey, CA 93940-3030
+1 831-373-5601
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Loved this place!”
29 Aug 2017
“Funky coffee house, live music and beer/wine in evenings”
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3:00 PM - 7:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
498 Washington St, Monterey, CA 93940-3030
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place not only has really cool character and vibe, but the coffee, food, and service are excellent!

Thank greengirlies
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A traditional coffee shop with beer and wine in the evenings and live entertainment. Good coffee, nice staff. This would be my go-to spot if I lived in Monterey and for future visits. We spent $8 for two iced coffees and a large almond croissant...More

Thank AMA0123
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place is owned by Carmel Vally Coffee Roasting, and so features their coffee. A very nice atmosphere in a good location away from the congested part of downtown.

Thank JonSCalifornia
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Great coffee with several options... hard to find this good coffee in this country. Definitely recommend it.

Thank Nicolas B
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Excellent coffee (and Morning Glory bread) but this stone building is worth a visit just for the architecture. Close to Alvarado Street for a walking visit through Old Town Monterey.

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoy a cup of smooth and bitter-free cold press. The old stone building once served as newspaper office and will keep you cool on a hot day. Wish I could have steeped in the ambiance, but the kiddos required a visit to the nearby Dennis...More

Thank islandinthemist
Reviewed 2 July 2016

As someone used to living in Southbank (Melbourne, Australia), my coffee taste buds were attuned to fantastic quality espresso. East Village Coffee Lounge does a good job - daily visits a must!

Thank Fadamos
Reviewed 2 July 2016

After having lunch I needed a coffee to keep on. I had a coffee od the day which was plenty of floral flavours -very recommendable even if you don't drink coffee. I visited it on Sunday so the place was crowded and the staff was...More

Thank pavelreyesmercado
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Enjoy the eclectic atmosphere that attracts a younger crowd. This is an independently owned coffee shop and the staff is friendly & energetic. There is a variety of seating arrangements from dining tables w/ chairs to comfy couches with coffee tables.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Great cafe! Good breakfast and excellent coffee. I loved the vibe of the place and the baristas were very nice! I highly recommend.

Thank Jordana A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 498 Washington St, Monterey, CA 93940-3030
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-5601
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