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Cibo Ristorante Italiano

301 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940

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Cibo 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. Hand-selected from the finest Italian and California vintages, Cibo presents an extensive range of wines to enable the perfect pairing with your dinner. Cordials as well as traditional and creative cocktails are available to complement your dining experience. For an elegant evening of cocktails and jazz, a custom private party, a special group event or quiet dinner for two, Cibo will accommodate. Cibo has been a favorite of locals and visitors alike since 1990. Located in beautiful, historic downtown Monterey, California, Cibo is open every evening with dinner served from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. The bar is open 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

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Facility Info
  • Description Cibo Ristorante Italiano (www.cibo.com) offers Italian cuisine, cocktails, fine wines, cordials, and more. Cibo (pronounced chee-bo) means food in Italian, but it's more of a feast for the senses. This beautiful, spacious and comfortable restaurant features an intimate yet vibrant atmosphere which 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 ranging from gourmet pizzas to multi-course dinners, including many gluten free choices. Families are welcome and there is a special children's menu. Cibo has been a favorite of locals and visitors alike since 1990. Cibo is open every evening with dinner served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Cibo Bar is open from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. and is a popular "pre-event" and "after-party" destination. The bar features a $3 Happy Hour with special appetizers daily from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. They offer an extensive high quality local and international wine and beer list, cordials, microbrews, rare and small batch Bourbons, Scotches, Ports, Grappa and liqueurs, as well as espresso, coffee drinks and a full menu of cocktails. Cibo also presents live music 6 nights a week. On Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the cool sound of Jazz accompanies dinner from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. The restaurant features a lively and fun atmosphere with Reggae, R&B, Rock or Salsa dance music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. with no cover charge. Cibo is now "wired" with free Internet service. With 150 seats, including intimate booths for dining , and room for over 50 people in the attractive bar area, Cibo also accommodates large groups for business functions, wedding rehearsals and receptions, special group dining events, and customized private parties. Cibo now has a new 500 square-foot outdoor heated seating area along Alvarado Street available for Happy Hour, dinner and drinks after dinner. Cibo Restaurant is the winner of numerous awards including California Writers Association Recommended Dining, Monterey Herald Readers' Choice Local Favorite, Best Place to Meet Singles in Their 30's and 40's, Gold Key Award for Interior Design, Best Place to Enjoy a Martini, Best Place for Live Jazz, Best Italian Restaurant, Best Place to Dance, Best Martini and one of the Top 10 Happy Hours in Monterey. For more information, go to www.cibo.com or call (831) 649-8151.
  • Total Sq. Ft. 6000
  • Reception Capacity 370
  • Space Notes There are two dining rooms - large and small, an attractive bar that holds 50 people and an outdoor heated patio that holds 20 people.
  • Complete Buyout true
  • Inside Banquet Capacity 150
  • Inside Reception Capacity 300
  • Largest Reception Room Capacity 200
  • Maximum Capacity 300
  • Outside Banquet Capacity 20
  • Banquet Capacity 150
  • Number of Rooms 3