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Cafe Ariana

543 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2708
+1 831-920-1381
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“panini” (9 reviews)
“gelato” (23 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Pizza
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543 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2708
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Reviews (52)
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Cafe Ariana is a casual cafe with good food and great gellato for dessert. They have a patio where you can sit with your dog friends and enjoy the fresh air or you can sit inside on comfortable chairs and just relax with a glass...More

Thank Chip12014
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Love this little Euro-style cafe with its big wine list and European fare!! The pizza, gelato and rosé are sublime. It as a nice patio where you can watch the Pacific Grove world go-by and watch the little pooches stroll.

Thank Lynette T
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Enjoyed a very good meal drinking a pinot grigio wine and eating a cheese and sausage pizza. This is not a large restaurant, but can accommodate couples and larger groups. Very friendly staff.

Thank richardjmertz
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Great little cafe. Very casual, and they had outdoor seating which was great since we had dogs with us. The pizza is outstanding!!! This is on Lighthouse Ave, in downtown walking distance. Go here - have the pizza. Yum! Oh yes, and good wine selection...More

Thank SheepdogPlanet
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Good place for a casual, quick dinner out. Pizza crust is super thin, salads good. We enjoyed it and would go back.

Thank ontheroadagain1434
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is a very comfortable cafe with a great location right downtown in Pacific Grove. We had individual pizzas that were really good and just the right size for dinner. The prices are reasonable and the staff was very friendly and gave excellent service. There...More

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Since we couldnot find a place to eat near the Lovers point park we came to find a place on this street. It is a small cozy cafe serving Italian food. However the hosts were South American. Service was friendly and ok. Food is limited...More

Thank nkohen
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Situated on Lighthouse Road this is agree at little cafe. There on no places to eat or drink on the sea front so this is a welcome site just a few minutes uphill from the front. The food was freshly made and presented with care....More

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Had lunch here on a weekday off season. Busy but not crowded. While selections are limited to salads, sandwiches and pizza, there is a lot of choices within those areas. Wide selections of drinks, coffees, iced drinks and beer. 5 outside tables are fenced and...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Quiet place with good ambience and Italian music on the background. Small patio on the outside is perfect for sunny days. The food is ok but overall one if the best lunch coffee shops on PG

Thank TheGreenGreek
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 543 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2708
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-920-1381
  • E-mail