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Address: Monterey, CA
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Gift shops and stores fill this part of town.

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, step back in the days of old Monterey. Walk on Fishman's wharf and see fishmongers and tourist a light enjoying a great day

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Monterey, California
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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

, step back in the days of old Monterey. Walk on Fishman's wharf and see fishmongers and tourist a light enjoying a great day

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Salida, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Coming from the midwest, I am mesmerized by this area. I love watching all the sealife. Ive seen red crabs, sea lions, sea otters, seals, starfish....love these seen in nature.

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Thank Marla M
Fresno, California
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Famous Fisherman's Wharf is a must see if you are in Monterey. Many cafes, restaurants, sweet shops, and souvenir stores line the wharf. Beautiful view of the peninsula from the end of the wharf and where you can also see seals and sea otters playing in the water.

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Elk Grove, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to shop and eat. My husband and I like to walk up the Wharf and try all the clam chowder and shop. We usually eat at The Old Fisherman's Grotto (the best Clam Chowder).

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked around this area...lots of souvenir shops and eateries. There were exhibits showing the history of the area. Buzzing area and good for a stroll or sit back and people watch.

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Alberta, Canada
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From here we could see along the bay for a long way. We had walked a long way and could see our hotel on the other side of the bay. There are many restaurants and shops on the wharf as well as public washrooms.

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Aptos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can speak from experience for decades that the Old Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey is a place for "kids of all ages". Whether you're looking to stretch your legs, wanting to pick up something special of your visit to this grand old town, or you're looking for some carmel corn...park and visit the wharf. There's so much to see while... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of restaurants and lots of souvenir shops line the wharf. Lots of free chowder samples to tempt you inside. Great views from the end of the wharf. Very pet friendly place.

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Yuba City, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes it's a tourist destination, but if you like good food, specifically fresh seafood then you're going to love it. If you like clam chowder then you've come to right place. Truth be told, I haven't had a bad bowl yet. I have my favorite, but everyone's pallet is different and I'm sure you'll find one that fits yours. If... More 

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Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought there would be more to see. It's a few restaurants -- all offering a sample of the "best" clam chowder and just a few shops with trinkets and souvenirs. The harbor with the yachts and boats is a lovely site and it's a nice walk but there isn't a lot to do here.

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