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.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Moss Landing Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
421 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9645
+1 831-633-3355
06:30 - 15:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Thu 06:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 20:30
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

165 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 162: English reviews
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We occasionally call in for breakfast when we are going to Monterey or Carmel. It is a locals breakfast place and the food is very good. We have been coming here for probably 25 years and never complained. It is nothing fancy as well as having good service, It is also very close to a quiet beach: Salinas River Beach

Thank MEB123
Moss Landing, California
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

As a local Moss Lander, I've had many chances to take my guests to the Cafe. It's always good and the walls have plenty of photos documenting the history of ML.....It's fun!

Thank Kathleen J
Stockton, California
Level Contributor
76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is were the locals eat. We stopped for brunch on our way home. LOVED the deep fried artichokes! Omlets were large and filled with meat and veggies. Server was great....very friendly, effecient, and welcoming. I would definatley be back. My only regret is that we did not eat here earlier in our trip so we could have eaten here... More 

Thank BDD_11_12
Incline Village, Nevada
Level Contributor
61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Happened upon this small cafe after a morning on Monterey Hydro Bikes which is close by. The cafe is small and clearly loved by regulars and locals. Friendly service and great food is their everyday fare. We had the Castroville Omelet, which featured Italian Sausage, artichokes and cheese. Served with your choice of toast and hash browns which incidentally were... More 

Thank 1952LAB
Rogers, Minnesota, United States
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this cafe before heading out to kayak in Elkhorn Slough. The food was good, fairly priced and the service was prompt.

Thank Jill W
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

If you want fresh fish, this is the place for you. We go to breakfast here quite often..bring friends from out of town and it's always a hit. It's very casual and small ..great for after a morning beach stroll. Don't miss the roasted red pepper hollandaise/eggs Benedict.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stopped in here after an AM whale watching excursion. We're so glad we did. The food was exactly what we wanted. A bit of comfort food, tasty, and felt like home cooking. Highly recommend stopping here as you pass by!

Thank WaOz1
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed every dish from this unique little find starting with fried green tomatoes and ending with an amazing warm, gooey caramel brownie with ice cream. Seafood pasta was very good and steak with potato pancake was good. The owner was a delight, friendly and involved, loved what he did. Good music playing from the 60's. Memorable!

Thank Colleen P
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great little place we stopped at on our wat to Santa Cruz. Nice to eat at a place that didn't break the bank!!..very good food and the people were friendly...

Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This little cafe was buzzing when we stopped for breakfast after whale watching. The food was fantastic, and there was plenty of it. A real American vibe and friendly staff. Highly recommendable.

Thank TheWhiteRabbit57

Travellers who viewed Moss Landing Cafe also viewed


Been to Moss Landing Cafe? 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 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Moss Landing Cafe 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?