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Moss Landing Cafe

421 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9645
+1 831-633-3355
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (23 reviews)
“sand dabs” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
421 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9645
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family lunch at Moss Landing Café. The service was friendly and truly local. The fried green tomatoes are to die for especially due to the fresh dip they come with.Artichokes were to greasy, but the fish and chips were very good. The...More

Thank cbroo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One in our group did not like the food or surroundings. The ceiling fans and curtains were disgustingly dirty. Although the food was pretty good. For having just the one server we received excellent treatment.

Thank Annette C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for lunch after whale watching on the recommendation of our Captain and we were absolutely bowled over by the quality of the food and the friendly staff. Simple food done really well.

Thank Imbibo
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

All around my favorite spot near home. My toddler and I try to go every Saturday. The staff are attentive and have come to know us along with what we like. Most of the time we don't even have to order, they see us and...More

Thank julie n
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We tried all of the "best reviewed" places and this place just can not be topped! As soon as we walked in we were greeted by the chef and owner, he was pleasant and welcomed us as if we were neighbors. We knew that we...More

Thank Monique S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

If it's used by locals, then you know its good! Good fresh seafood served for breakfast & lunch. It's a tiny cafe where you are assured prompt & friendly service. This isn't a place for large groups or uncontrolled children. But it is the place...More

Thank karenmK2116VF
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Breakfast before whale watching....A good value, nice portions,good taste. A quick bite of hardy food before a day on the ocean.

Thank Darcy H
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a good, simple-menu place with really fresh fish. The waitress was very nice and helpful. We enjoyed a good meal after our morning of whale-watching.

Thank Hgross25
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this establishment yesterday morning for breakfast & to catch up with a old friend from Castroville. I have eaten here for lunch on a few occasions but up until yesterday I had never tried the breakfast. My friend ordered the fish & eggs...More

Thank MarinaMakina
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We stopped in for lunch after a whale watching trip. The Cajun halibut and crispy chicken sandwich were great. Lots of fresh fish options. We came back for breakfast a few days later – the breakfast sandwich was excellent.

Thank Greg I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9645
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Moss Landing
  • Phone Number: +1 831-633-3355
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