Cibo Ristorante Italiano
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Experience the excellence!

Cibo pronounced chee-bo) means food in Italian, but itís 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. 

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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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Winner of numerous awards including:

  • California Writers Association Recommended Dining

  • Best Place to Meet Singles in Their 30's and 40's

  • Gold Key Award for Interior Design

  • Best Place to Enjoy a Martini

  • Top 10 best Happy Hours in Monterey

  • Best Place for Live Jazz

  • Best Italian Restaurant

  • Best Place to Dance

  • Best Martini



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Ribbons - Oil on linen, 57 x 35 inches - © Irene Belknap 2000

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former host of "Dining Around"
on KGO AM 810 in San Francisco,
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