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481 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
+1 831-324-0347
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
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481 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We tried Crema on the recommendation of the hosts of the place we were staying at. Very good coffee and wonderful cinnamon & pecan roles. On our last day in Monterey we tried Crema out for brunch before hitting the road. A good spread is...More

Thank Windy54_09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found a new breakfast favorite place ! I ordered my mocha to start the morning off ! We came to check the place out - the ambience of the restaurant felt good - we were seated all the way upstairs - looked like a...More

Thank MLAbug
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Perfect stop after a hike around PG and Monterey. We arrived on a Monday around 11am and there were no lines. We had our choice of tables both inside and outside. We chose a small cafe type table for the three of us out front....More

Thank SeattleD_7
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Known for their coffee and Wi-Fi this is also a very good restaurant and social outing. The chicken and waffles was superb although more than I could eat. Appetizers are fun and the coffee is spectacular as Crema is known for. It can be noisy...More

Thank markz377
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The restaurant is in a historical Victorian and popularity raised our expectations. We were looking forward to a nice, quality breakfast. We were very disappointed when we got our breakfast. Potatoes tasted like they were several days old, even garlic did not hide the stale...More

Thank Tugrul S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Apparently the restaurant is not open on Tuesday.. which seems pretty silly but perhaps if you're a local you just already know that. I ordered a chai latte with a shot of espresso. The chai was weak and way too sweet. We eventually found a...More

Thank Katzen89
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Three of us decided to try Crema for breakfast and we all thought having breakfast in a very old house would be cool. The place had charm and and character so that was a plus. The server was polite and responsive. Unfortunately, the food was...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The long wait for brunch on a Sunday morning was totally worth it. Great atmosphere, food, service, and bottomless mimosas added up to 4 happy customers. Food was solid and generously portioned. Bottomless mimosas did not disappoint - not watered down and promptly brought out...More

Thank nataliesetliff
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nice cafe for good coffee and a quick breakfast. The pastries and quiches are good, the service attentive and friendly. We are regulars when we are in town.

Thank BRuce M
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I have hours to wait while my sick kitty gets an ultrasound and possible surgery on a mass in her stomach today. So i planned to hang out at Crema this morning, have lunch, and read. SHOCKER......The wonderful brown leather comfy chairs in the upstairs...More

Thank lizclark100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 50
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-324-0347
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Open seven days a week, our three tastefully decorated, cozy indoor seating areas and garden courtyard, will help you find your happy place! Enjoy espresso drinks (we proudly serve Verve Coffee Roasters), loose leaf teas, fresh homemade pastries and breakfast burritos 7 days per week. Brunch is served Wed- Sun beginning at 9am. Benedicts, Chicken & Waffles, Biscuits and Gravy and more! Lunch is served starting at noon Wed-Fri and 1pm on the weekends. Specialty sandwiches, burgers, soups, salads and more are featured AND we have spicy Bacon Micheladas, Bottomless Mimosas in four flavors and Sangria pitchers. We are wireless ready and yes, we take credit cards! Crema is the perfect venue to host a special event, private party, wedding reception, baby shower, birthday party, business meeting, holiday party or fundraiser.
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