Cibo Sizzling Summer Live Jazz Series

Sit back, Sip, Savor and Listen! Enjoy relaxing and listening to great live jazz at Cibo Restaurant in Downtown Monterey, dining or sipping al fresco on the patio, in the bar or in the restaurant during their popular Sizzling Summer Live Jazz Series. The weather is beautiful and the days are long so bring your family and friends to relax with cocktails, dinner and enjoy the hottest music of the summer!

The award-winning Cibo Ristorante Italiano, located at 301 Alvarado in Downtown Monterey, loves presenting outstanding live music to both locals and visitors at its spacious and comfortable restaurant. Beginning in July, the 2019 season of the “Cibo Sizzling Summer Live Jazz Series” on weekend nights will kick off, in addition to their regular weekend music line up later in the evening. There will be Live Jazz on both Friday and Saturday evenings throughout July and August between 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  Stop by to enjoy a cocktail and have dinner on the spacious patio where you can watch the world go by or inside at the bar or dining room.  

Here's the line-up for the Cibo Sizzling Summer Live Jazz Series:

Friday nights:

All Friday night performances in July and August: Ben Herod Trio

Saturday nights:

July 13:  Andrea’s Fault

July 20: Andrea’s Fault

July 27: Andrea’s Fault

Aug 3:  Scotty Wright & Friends

Aug 10: Scotty Wright & Friends

Aug 17: Andrea’s Fault

Aug 24: Andrea’s Fault

Aug 31: July 6: Jazzbos 3 (Andrea, Darrin and Ben Herod)

Cibo also presents live music 6 nights a week with no cover charge. On Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the cool sounds of jazz accompany dinner from 7 pm to 10 pm. Enjoy a party atmosphere and dancing to a lively mix of soul, funk, classic rock and R&B dance music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9 pm to 12:30 am.

Cibo offers its popular $3 HAPPY HOUR – Nightly from 4 pm -7 pm with $3 Well Drinks, Beer and House Wines, plus a tasty small bites menu.

More About Cibo Ristorante Italiano

 Cibo Ristorante Italiano ( offers Italian cuisine, gourmet pizzas, cocktails, fine wines, cordials, and more. Cibo (pronounced chee-bo) means food in Italian, but it’s more of a feast for the senses. This beautiful, spacious and comfortable restaurant features an intimate yet vibrant atmosphere which 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 ranging from gourmet pizzas to multi-course dinners. Families are welcome and there is a special children’s menu. Cibo has been a favorite of locals and visitors alike since 1990.

Cibo is open every evening with dinner served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Cibo Bar is open from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. and is a popular “pre-event” and “after-party” destination. The bar features a $3 Happy Hour with special appetizers daily from 4 p.m.  – 7 p.m. In addition, every Thursday features "Cibo Happy Hour - All Night Long!" when Cibo offers $3 well drinks, beer and wine from 4 pm - 1:30 am. They offer an extensive high quality local and international wine and beer list, cordials, microbrews, rare and small batch Bourbons, Scotches, Ports, Grappa and liqueurs, as well as espresso, coffee drinks and a full menu of cocktails.

Cibo also presents live music 6 nights a week. On Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the cool sound of Jazz accompanies dinner from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. The restaurant features a lively and fun atmosphere with Reggae, R&B, Rock or Salsa dance music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. with no cover charge.  Cibo is “wired” with free Internet service.

With 150 seats, including intimate booths for dining, a comfortable outdoor heated patio, and room for over 50 people in the attractive bar area, Cibo also accommodates large groups for business functions, wedding rehearsals and receptions, special group dining events, and customized private parties.   

Cibo Restaurant is the winner of numerous awards including California Writers Association Recommended Dining, Monterey Herald Readers' Choice Local Favorite, Best Place to Meet Singles in Their 30's and 40's, Gold Key Award for Interior Design, Best Place to Enjoy a Martini, Best Place for Live Jazz, Best Italian Restaurant, Best Place to Dance, Best Martini and one of the Top 10 Happy Hours in Monterey.

For more information, go to or call (831) 649-8151.