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“clam chowder”(228 reviews)
“seafood”(169 reviews)
Gift shops and stores fill this part of town.
Monterey, CA
+1 831-649-6544
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stop and see the wharf. Grab a fresh seafood dish to eat or a coffee. Walk the promenade along side the water and learn about the settlement and history of Monterey- that was quite interesting.

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are so many shops and restaurants along The Wharf here, you could spend hours browsing. They have touristy shops with every knick knack and sovenier you could want. There are jewelry stores too and lots of restaurants. We went into one called Domenic's for...More

Thank JameAndDare
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is like many wharfs but It is beautiful with views or the harbor+sea and food and whale watching and shopping in gift shops. I think you have to have an open mind. I loved it and i love shopping so it was right up...More

Thank Olivia F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing spectacular about this place. They had restaurants, but the food is overpriced and you are paying the for the view. Better to pick up a sandwich somewhere else to go and sit rather than waste $$ eating on the pier.

Thank AlwaysHopeful419
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to walk around Fishermans wharf. There are a lot of restaurants here and very typical gift shops. Every restaurant will give you a sample of their clam chowder I can recommend walking round here

Thank Mountvernon76
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a very large area. But had plenty of places to eat and shop. Easy to get around. Nice area to spend some time.Had to pay for parking.

Thank 108harveym
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting Monterey and decided to try out the coffee shop at the end of Old Fisherman's Wharf. Parking was kind of a pain but the wharf and coffee shop were worth it. Souvenir shops and lots of touristy restaurants but nice views. On...More

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 1 week ago

We’re used to visiting Cannery Row when we come to the area...so glad that we found a restaurant that lead us here!!! Several restaurants and a few gifts and specialty candy shops. It was a refreshing change of pace. Will most definately return the next...More

Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We liked walking on fisherman‘s wharf, there are many many candy stores and places to eat, mostly street food, and good fish and seafood choices. But that’s about it. One of the restaurants actually had a sign for children were not welcome, and we thought...More

Thank sarinaroffe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit too commercialised with too many restaurants selling basically the same and keen to tout for your business. But it’s pleasant enough and no choice but to wander down it if you’re going on one of the whale watching or fishing trips.

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Roxanne G
December 28, 2017|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if any special events will happen on New Years Try the web search.
June 27, 2017|
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Response from Larry C | Reviewed this property |
There are two different places the main pier and then there's a pier little bit farther north they fish off of both of them and because it's pier fishing almost anytime
Diana P
June 29, 2016|
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Response from LQGuy | Reviewed this property |
This is a dense area. In high season (roughly May through October) it's over-run with tourists and can be difficult to navigate on foot. I imagine a wheelchair adds an extra layer of difficulty with that. The boardwalk is... More