498 Washington St., Monterey
Students, hipsters, and baby boomers alike flock to this hip cafe. Artfully drawn foam hearts adorn lattes and cappuccinos, and a plethora of exotic loose leaf teas and locally produced edibles are alluringly displayed. A delectable yet affordable selection of beer and wine turn this coffee lounge into a cozy pub at any time of day. Live entertainment ranging from bluegrass trios to slam poetry competitions to artist receptions regularly make East Village the place to be.