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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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Ocoee, Florida
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130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While visiting, I went there with my niece. We ordered the Pappardelle Della Casa. It was excellent and so much of it! I wish I could have eaten more or had a refrigerator in my room to keep it. When I looked at the extensive wine list I soon realized that they wouldn't have my favorite wine. I figured I... More 

Thank SanAntonioGigi
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend it! After flying all day from Rhode Island and driving from SFO in the rain, we were ready for a relaxing, enjoyable meal and that's what we had at Cibo! The staff was very attentive and we had a delicious dinner. I am very particular about pasta but happy to say the rigatoni was full of flavor,... More 

Thank Kelly K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Monterey during the Presidents weekend and tried booking a number of different restaurants without success - all booked out. We were staying at the Marriott and my husband wanted something within walking distance. My husband was frustrated that we had left it too late to organize a restaurant when we found Cibo right under our nose -... More 

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Clarksville, Maryland, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you order pasta and it is brought to you in less than 5 minutes, and is over cooked, not good. Obviously reheated. Edible but very mediocre.

Thank Deborah D
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food. Great service. Great location. This is a very good Italian restaurant in the heart of downtown Monterey. Easily accessible from the MARRIOTT or Portola. This is now my go-to restaurant when doing business meetings here.

Thank dwallen1
Guilford, Connecticut
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121 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant number 3 on day number two and another winner. A brisk walk from our hotel and a welcoming atmosphere with great food, great wine and winning jazz played live in the background. Very, very good Food!

Thank Charles R
Pacific Grove, California
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107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

The only reason this restaurant got two stars is the ambiance. Out of four entrees, only the risotto was decent. The pasta did not taste fresh and the margharita pizza was an embarrassment to a restaurant that is supposed to be Italian. On top of that, the server knew next to nothing about Italian wines. Perhaps for drinks and music... More 

Thank Bill F
Long Beach, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

A few miles from the tourist area gives you a delicious meal and good service. Gnocchi trio is served on a cute serving dish and all were very good as was the ravioli a modo mio. Starters of bread and white bean soup were also very good. It is a good sized restaurant and had live music the night we... More 

Thank lizard1841
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very Good Starters and Main course cannot get better just like Italian home cook with true flavors in every bite.

Thank Paresh V P
Newport, Rhode Island
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This restaurant was highly recommended and we fully agree. The food and menu were great. Something for everyone.

Thank Richard S

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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
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Reservations, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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?