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Tillie Gort's

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111 Central Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3015
+1 831-373-0335
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08:00 - 21:00
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San Jose, California
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Monterey, California
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Joan2010
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Oakdale, California
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115 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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!

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Thank Michelle K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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.

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Pebble Beach, California, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Benicia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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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Thank Traciesue
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were exploring the downtown area while waiting for the Aquarium to open. It was a little chilly, and right before our eyes was Tillie Gort's. The man who waited on was was extremely nice and jovial. He kept the coffee coming while we enjoyed a veggie scrambler (which was delicious). The atmosphere was just delightful. We really enjoyed this... More 

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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Been here on 2 occasions everything I had on the menu was good just did not have enough time to sample everything. The frittata and coconut pancakes were great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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?