Come and enjoy our traditional Mediterranean cuisine with a modern coastal flair…
Our authentic Mediterranean food is made from the freshest local ingredients. Try our delicious Tri-tip Shawerma and Chicken shawerma in addition to our popular Gyros. We also offer vegetarian choices such as Falafel, Hummus, Dolmas as well as an array of fresh Mediterranean salads.
Coffee & Espresso
We offer a wide range of esspresso and brewed coffee choices. We pick our coffee and espresso beans carefully to ensure you have a good cup of coffee. Our coffee and esspresso menu has both cold and hot coffee drinks. Our sweet meditrranean pastries such as Baklava makes a good coffee companion too ...
Organic & Herbal Teas
Are you a tea lover? Enjoy one of our tea drinks hot or cold. We have a good range of herbal and organic teas for your enjoyment. Guayaki teas are our featured tea brand and offers some nice hot and cold tea flavors. So, if you answered yes to the question above, make sure to try a tea cup at Koko's.
Italian Gelato & Baklava
We have the best Italian Gelato in town! Our authentic Gelato is simply amazing. Not only it has less fat than regular ice cream but also it tastes much better. If you like ice cream wait until you taste our Gelato ... you will love it. In addition, we have a few sorbet flavors and an assortment of sweet pastries such as Pistachio and Walnut Baklava for dessert.
In the Press
In January, Asser Lababidi watched Egypt's uprising with shock and pride as citizens unleashed decades of repressed anger toward a 30-year regime that had mistreated its people ... read more
KoKo's Cafe, next to the Golden State Theater, is an ideal spot to grab a quick (or leisurely) bite in a casual, European cafe-style setting among vibrant pastel colors, Greek and Roman art, while seduced by music from France, Italy and the Middle East. read more
You’re late to the show at Golden State Theatre in downtown Monterey (when it’s not closed from fire damage). You’re also starving. Remain calm. Step next door to Koko’s Cafe (375-3777), and order a shawarma ($7.95) or a falafel ($6.75), casually fold it into a pocket or purse, and you’re good. read more
A 33-day power outage affected several downtown Monterey businesses beyond giving them a month off work. No power running to refrigeration units caused food to spoil in shuttered restaurants, and the handwritten signs taped to the doors about the temporary closure translated into lost revenue. The losses permeated to more minute levels as well. read more
Whether you want to curl up with a book by local author John Steinbeck or simply sit by the Pacific Ocean, Monterey's cafes are cozy places to experience culture. You never have to venture far from the scenery to enjoy a cup of coffee and hot breakfast in this historic beachside town. read more