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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%
Travellers talk about
“sand dabs” (10 reviews)
“fresh fish” (11 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 3:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
421 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9645
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here a number of times before or after whale watching and have to say, the food has always been great, the service is excellent and the prices reasonable.

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After whale watching the BF and I came here for lunch. Cute little place with amazing food!! Fresh halibut on ceasar salad with shoestring onion rings... YUM!!! I wanted to try everything! The entire menu sounded wonderful and the specials even more so. Definitely worth...More

Thank screebie
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Nice small diner near Moss Landing. Took the surfers special (sandwich and pancakes) which was tasty and filling. Friendly staff.

Thank Sokerikukko
Reviewed 5 March 2018

After an exhausting four plus hour drive in bumper to bumper traffic from the Bay Area, we stopped at the Moss Landing Café. It’s a small place that seems right out of our grandparents era with a sweet server who calls everyone “Honey”. Vintage photos...More

Thank StarLady99
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived after the lunch rush and were able to enjoy a nice lunch without being hurried. We started with fried artichoke hearts and fried calamari. Fresh and not greasy, they were a delight. I had a crab sandwich and my friend had a salad....More

Thank SusanneCA
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We “whipped” off of Hwy 1 after seeing the giant “fried artichokes” sign. This place gets packed at lunch! The fried artichokes were great comfort food...yummy, and “so” California! The fish and chips looked wonderful as did the cheeseburger. A cute little stop off on...More

Thank D L W
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This unassuming little Cafe serves a lovely breakfast. The coffee was excellent, service was timely and both the Castroville omelette and Dave's omelette were delicious.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 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.

1  Thank Annette C
Reviewed 27 September 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
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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