Everyone's Invited!

(No membership required, just bring your appetite!) 

Apr 02, 4:30 PM PDT
Elks Lodge #1285 Monterey
Our famous annual ICF Lenten Dinner, take-out or home delivery only. This year, prepared at the Elks Lodge in Monterey. Enter Elks parking lot on Porta Vista Drive, exit on Mar Vista Drive. Best NOT to arrive early - if you arrive after 5pm, there is less waiting time.


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Order Tickets Online
  • Buy tickets online up until noon on the date of the Lenten Dinner. 


  • Pick up tickets at San Carlos Cathedral Hall lobby “will call” window beginning at 4:30 pm on the date of the event. 


  • ID  must be presented for purchase of alcoholic beverages.  

  • You may buy tickets for dine-in or take-out dinners (except children's dinners, no take-out available) 

  • Tickets are good ONLY for the date sold, and may not be used for another dinner.

  • Minimum online purchase is $20. (Buy dinners, beverages &desserts!)

  • No refunds on online orders. 

Take-Out Dinners
You can now order take-out online!

Take-out dinners are available beginning at 5:15pm each Lenten Friday at the take-out section in San Carlos Cathedral Hall. 


  • If you order online, buy a "take-out" dinner ticket.  Pick up your ticket at the "will call" window in the lobby, then pick up your dinner at the take-out section.


  • Minimum online purchase is $20. (Alcohol sales and children's dinners not available as take-outs.) 

  • Tickets are good for the date sold and may not be used for another dinner. ​

  • No refunds on online orders. 

Other Dinner Details

Can't Order Online? Don’t worry.  Dinner tickets are sold at the door, beginning at 4:30pm on the day of the dinner.


We encourage you to come early! Lenten Dinners sometimes sell out.


Major credit/debit cards, cash, checks accepted (make checks payable to Italian Catholic Federation Branch 36).


San Carlos Cathedral Hall:

500 Church Street

Monterey, CA  93940 

Dinner is served from 5:30pm–7:00pm. or until we sell out. 

Lenten Dinner Ticket Information 

Ticket Prices

  • Adults: $15

  • Children (6-10 yrs):  $8

  • Children (under 5): Free (pasta only)​​

  • Take-out Dinners: $15 

  • Bottle Water:  $1

  • Can Soda: $1 

  • Beer:  $5

  • Glass of Wine:  $5

  • Bottle of Wine:  $15

  • Ice Water & Coffee: Free

  • Desserts:  $2 each