East Village Cafe is an iconic local neighborhood coffee spot that has been around for over 20 years. This locally owned and independent cafe is known for serving good authentic chai, organic locally roasted coffee, pastries, and more. Although the cafe has changed ownership in 2020, it still maintains its charm and continues to be a popular choice among locals and visitors alike.

The cafe is in the former Monterey Herald historic building, which is over 100 years old. Constructed of Carmel stone chalkrock, the building adds to the cafe’s unique character and charm. Whether you are looking for a quick coffee on the go or a cozy spot to relax and enjoy a pastry, East Village Cafe has got you covered.

With its warm and inviting atmosphere, friendly staff, and delicious offerings, East Village Cafe has truly established itself as a beloved local institution. So why not stop by and see what all the fuss is about? You won’t be disappointed!


East Village Cafe 498 Washington St, Monterey

Sunday – Saturday

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM