We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
731 Munras Ave Ste B, Monterey, CA 93940-3138
+1 831-646-3109
Website
Today
07:00 - 17:30
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 14:45
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 17:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

330 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 300: English reviews
Level Contributor
23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Between Trip Advisor and DDD, I'll never go hungry or have a bad meal. This is a quaint little cafe whose menu packs a wallop. The menu has a wide variety of fresh items. We had the Turkey Bacon Lettuce Avocado sandwich (TBLAT) and the Chicken Quesadilla. The portions satisfying, but not glutenous. We were able to finish our meals... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lisa D
Granite Bay, California
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I wasn't sure if we were going to try this place because of some of the mixed reviews. I am very glad we did. I honestly don't know why anyone would rate this place with one star. Everything was fresh and delicious. The service by Hannah was friendly and efficient. I had the frittata with sun dried tomatoes which was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Karen C
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lots of fresh-made, organic breakfast choices. Delicious fluffy "steamed eggs," great local chicken apple sausage and house-made sour dough bread. Scones were almost too crumbly to easily eat. On one morning, the steel-cut oatmeal on the menu was not creamy in spite of adding cream. The next day the steel-cut oats turned out to be whole oats that were rather... More 

Helpful?
Thank P A
Yorkshire
Level Contributor
45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed for 4 nights just up the road from this cafe/restaurant and had breakfast here every morning. The service was second to none, the food was freshly cooked and delicious and the prices very reasonable. Would highly recommend.

Helpful?
Thank Yorkshire_lad_MOT
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were in Monterey for 2 nights planning to try a couple of places for breakfast. This place was so good on the first day we returned the next day. It's an understated place that you would nearly miss, behind a Denny's restaurant. Friendly staff, served promptly. I had the veggie hash with eggs over easy day 1 and with... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alfalfaguy
Strommen, Norway
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had breakfast here on Monday as we were staying at a motel nearby. We ordered two lattes, an oatmeal with fresh berries and two egg, bacon and potato breakfast. The latte's were hot and yummy and the food one of the best breakfasts I've ever had in the US. We were looking forward to coming back on Tuesday, but... More 

Helpful?
Thank Slightlyrandomly
United Kingdom
Level Contributor
84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed house granola and a special of pancakes, avocado and eggs- an amazing portion- and of course, house coffee. Perhaps too much sugar in the granola? Wide selection on menu, but not too much! Good location, easy parking.

Helpful?
Thank Waterman2000
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times for breakfast, and the service and food get worse each time we come. Yesterday will be our last visit. The coffee was cold and bitter (which is the worst thing for a breakfast place). It took us 3 requests before our coffees were replaced - still bitter, but at least warm. Our food took... More 

Helpful?
Thank TERCEFALEX
Glenville, PA
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I was so delighted to discover this restaurant on my vacation last year, that I made it a priority to return again when visiting the area this year. What a gem. I love everything about this place. A quaint local spot, this restaurant appeals to me on so many levels. First, I will say that the owner is very friendly... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alicia S
Salt Spring Island
Level Contributor
102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This little cafe with its breakfast specialties was so highly recommended and I was really looking forward to the famous "steamed" eggs on this busy Sunday morning. We were a party of six...a big number for this tiny space, but we found a table in the corner and all squeezed in, excited to try some of the healthy options on... More 

Helpful?
Thank jothvn

Travellers who viewed The Wild Plum also viewed

Monterey, Monterey County
Monterey, Monterey County
 
Monterey, Monterey County
Monterey, Monterey County
 

Been to The Wild Plum? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:45
Monday
07:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:30
Thursday
07:00 - 17:30
Friday
07:00 - 17:30
Saturday
07:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 731 Munras Ave Ste B, Monterey, CA 93940-3138
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-646-3109

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Wild Plum and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Vancouver, Canada

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Wild Plum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?