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Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

La Ida Café

 
 
La Ida Café Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose
1. La Ida Café Marker
Inscription.
The building historically contained Edith's
Restaurant, the model for John Steinbeck's
La Ida Café and the character of Wide Ida in
The Novellas Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday

 
Erected by City of Monterey.
 
Location. 36° 37.052′ N, 121° 54.106′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Cannery Row. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 851 Cannery Row, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kalisa's La Ida Cafe (here, next to this marker); A Day in the Canneries (within shouting distance of this marker); The Spanish Community (within shouting distance of this marker); The Real “Docs” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Filipino Community (within shouting distance of this marker); The Japanese Community (within shouting distance of this marker); One Man, Two Worlds (within shouting distance of this marker); Ed Ricketts’s Backyard (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings
 
La Ida Café Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, March 7, 2015
2. La Ida Café Marker
Kalisa's La Ida Cafe image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose
3. Kalisa's La Ida Cafe
The marker is mounted on the wall at the right of the entrance door.
The Mission Revival-Inspired Building was built in 1929.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 21, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   2. submitted on March 28, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   3. submitted on March 21, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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