“Italian Night at Cibo Ristorante Italiano “ A Fundaiser for Festa Italia Santa Rosalia Foundation on Thursday, August 28th
Don’t Miss “Italian Night at Cibo Ristorante Italiano - A Fundraiser for Festa Italia Santa Rosalia Foundation “ on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Cibo Ristorante Italiano, 301 Alvarado in Downtown Monterey. Parking is available in the adjacent garage.
From 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Cibo will present a 4-course dinner for $24.95 featured below in addition to the regular menu and children’s menu. Special entertainment will be provided by the The Festa Italia All Stars featuring Mike Marotta Sr. and Mike Marotta Jr. with their amazing Accordians, Local favorite Drummer Dave Morwood, and Singers Ree Brunnell- Oracio Aiello, Dave Marzetti and Anthony Lane Cotroneo from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
20% of proceeds from the dinner will be donated to the Santa Rosalia Foundation.
Special “Italian Night” 4-Course Dinner for $24.95
Grilled Polenta, Roasted tomato compote, pesto puree, balsamic reduction
Local Field Greens, Shaved Turnips, Parmigiano, Balsamic Vinaigrette
Pennette Pasta with fresh Swordfish, tomato, eggplant and mint
Chicken Saltimbocca, Fontina Polenta, Vegetable of the day
$24.95 per person
Cibo’s $3 happy hour with tasty appetizers will be available from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
About the Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival
This year will mark the 81st Annual Santa Rosalia Fisherman's Festival honoring the local fishermen of Monterey, past and present. It is a celebrated event with wonderful Italian food and drink and amazing entertainment. We thank all those who came out and celebrated the Italian heritage with us in the past and we invite all to take part in the sights, sounds, food and culture that make the Italian experience so very special. Mark your calendars now to attend this year's gathering for three days of Italian cuisine, music, dancing, fun and friendship. This year's 3-day festival will take place from September 5th - 7th at the Custom House Plaza in downtown Monterey. Festival favorites include: unprecedented entertainment, raffles, bocce tournament, parade, Italian food, beer, wine and more, all offering something for everyone's enjoyment.
Cibo Ristorante Italiano offers Italian cuisine, gourmet pizzas, cocktails, fine wines, cordials, and more, including gluten-free pizzas and pastas. 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. 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 a DJ, Reggae, R&B, Rock or Salsa dance music on Friday and Saturday nights from 10:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. with no cover charge. They also hold a special "Happy Hour Jazz Jam" from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. every first and third Sunday of the month which includes Happy Hour food and drink specials.
With 150 seats, including intimate booths for dining , 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 Ristorante Italiano is the 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, Best Place for Live Jazz, Best Italian Restaurant, Best Place to Dance, Best Martini and one of the Top 10 Happy Hours in Monterey.