Bay Cafe and Cantina, Monterey CA | Merchant Profile

Bay Cafe and Cantina is a Mexican and American restaurant in the beautiful Monterey, California. It resides in an ideal location, steps away from Monterey Bay, and within walking distance of Fishermanís Wharf, Monterey Aquarium, and Cannery Row. William Gamble is the original owner, but his wife, Christine, is responsible for the rebranding of the restaurant. She took over in 2013 and redecorated, updated the menu, and added the cantina. The restaurant has a casual and fun vibe, with colorful decor. The menu at Bay Cafe and Cantina contains authentic Mexican and American classics. Because of the areaís rich Mexican heritage, head chef Enrique Alvarez developed a unique and delicious cantina menu. He creates recipes inspired by his motherís home cooking that he loved growing up. He takes her dishes and puts his own creative twist on them. Customers love their traditional Mexican breakfast dishes, like Chilaquiles, which are corn tortillas topped with homemade sauce, sauteed onions, carne asada, eggs, and queso. Enrique also recommends their seafood dishes. Being right near the ocean, tourists and locals alike love to order anything on the menu made with fresh seafood. The use of fresh and high quality ingredients is what keeps people coming back again and again. Enjoy your meal with one of their refreshing wine margaritas or bloody marys. They also have an espresso bar, and a wine and beer list. Bay Cafe and Cantina has spacious indoor seating and lake view patio seating that is dog friendly. They have easily accessible parking available. Groups and parties are welcome. They are open daily for breakfast and lunch and have happy hour Monday-Saturday. Check out Bay Cafe and Cantina for delicious food and a great location in sunny Monterey!

55 Camino Aguajito
Monterey, CA 93940