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The Grotto Fish Market

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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FRESH OYSTERS
ea2.5
Fanny Bay (Baynes Sound, Vancouver Island B.C.)
Smooth, but with a pronounced cucumber finish
ea2.5
Blue Points (Virginia)
Fresh, crisp, firm texture, with a sweet aftertaste that sparkles with salinity
ea3.5
Kumamotos (Willapa Bay, Washington)
They smell like cucumbers and taste creamy, sweet, and melon-y
ea2.5
Chelsea Gem (Puget Sound, Washington)
These oysters have deep cups with small meats, low brininess, a creamy texture and sweet flavor
ea3
Kusshi (Vancouver Island, B.C.)
These oysters have deep cups with meaty flesh and a very clean, delicate flavor
ea3
Miyagi (West Coast Pacific)
Delicate and buttery with the texture of creaminess and rich mineral taste
OLD FISHERMAN'S GROTTO FAMOUS CLAM CHOWDER
Small Bowl 5.95
Large Bowl 10.95
Bread Bowl 11.95
Old Fisherman's Grotto Famous Clam Chowder
SEAFOOD APPETIZERS
69.95
Chilled Ice Platter for Two
1/2 Dozen Raw Oysters, 1/2 Chilled Maine Lobster, Marinated Seafood Mix, Seared Ahi Tuna, Snow Crab Legs & Jumbo Shrimp with Dipping Sauce
22.95
Treasure of the Seas
Served with Jumbo Peel & Eat Shrimp, Salmon Poke & Seared Ahi Tuna
17.95
Old Bay Crab Cake
11.95
Bay Shrimp Meat Cocktail
17.95
Dungeness Crab Cocktail
13.95
Jumbo Prawns Cocktail (4)
13.95
Marinated Octopus
15.95
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
15.95
Marinated Seafood Mix Sampler
Mussels, Shrimp, Bay Scallops & Calamari in Olive Oil, Garlic, Vinegar & Fresh Herbs
15.95
Seafood Ceviche
With Mango & Avocado
COLD SANDWICHES
Choice of Sourdough or Multigrain Bread Served with Island Salad
15.95
Bay Shrimp Salad Sandwich
19.95
Crab Salad Sandwich
17.95
Crab & Shrimp Sandwich
14.95
Tuna Salad Sandwich
14.95
Turkey Sandwich with Island Salad
15.95
1/2 Sandwich & Cup of Clam Chowder
Bay Shrimp, Tuna or Turkey
HOT SANDWICHES
Served with Island Salad
22.95
New England Lobster Roll Sandwich
The Lobster Roll originated at Perry's restaurant in Milford, CT in 1929. Delicate Maine Lobster Meat tossed with diced Celery, Scallion, Mayo, Lemon Juice, salt & pepper, on a Buttery Grilled Bun
18.95
Grilled Baja Fish Tacos
With Island Slaw and Chipotle Aioli
18.95
Seafood Quesadilla
Loaded with Bay Shrimp Meat & fresh Crab Meat
22.95
Grilled Crab Sandwich
Cheese, Lettuce & Tomato
17.95
Blackened Tilapia Sandwich
With Chipotle Aioli
POKE BOWLS & SASHIMI
18.95
Ahi Poke Bowl
Ahi Tuna, Soy Sauce & Teriyaki Glaze, Green Onions, Sesame Oil, Sesame Seeds, Chili Pepper and Macadamia Nuts served on top of Steamed Rice
18.95
Salmon Poke Bowl
Salmon & Avocado, Soy Sauce & Teriyaki Glaze, Green Onions, Sesame Oil, Sesame Seeds, Chili Pepper, served on top of Steamed Rice
22.95
Rainbow Poke Bowl
Ahi Tuna, Salmon & Shrimp, Soy Sauce & Teriyaki Glaze, Green Onions, Sesame Oil, Sesame Seeds, Chili Pepper, and Macadamia Nuts served on top of Steamed Rice
15.95
Ahi Carpaccio
15.95
Seared Ahi Tuna Sashimi
17.95
Ahi Tuna, Avocado & Mango Tower
With Seaweed Salad & Pickled Ginger
ENTRÉE SALADS
17.95
Shrimp Louie
Served over Salinas Valley organic mixed Greens with Thousand Island Dressing and chef's garnish
25.95
Crab Louie
Served over Salinas Valley organic mixed Greens with Thousand Island Dressing and chef's garnish
24.95
Halibut Cobb Salad
Diced Tomatoes, Cucumber, Bacon, Avocado & Eggs topped with a grilled Halibut Fillet
25.95
Colossal Seafood Salad
Crab Meat, Shrimp Meat & Jumbo Prawn
22.95
Tropical Island Salad
With Grilled Salmon or Seared Ahi Tuna on top of Napa Cabbage, Mixed Greens, Mango & Papaya tossed in a Mango Chili Dressing
HOT STEAMED SEAFOOD PLATTERS
Hot Steamed and Butter Poached with Gilroy Garlic and a Dash of Old Bay Seasoning
15.95
Hot Steamed Clams
15.95
Hot Steamed Mussels
(½) 24.95
Whole 42.95
Dungeness Crab
(½) 24.95
Whole 42.95
Maine Lobster
DAILY SPECIALS
Each special is limited and subject to availability. Add a Cup of Our Famous Clam Chowder $5.95
GRILLED SHRIMP BY THE POUND
Hot Grilled Shrimp In Gilroy Garlic & Butter, Already Peeled For Your Enjoyment
17.95
1/2 Lb Jumbo Shrimp (8-10)
27.95
1 Lb Jumbo Shrimp (16-20)
45.95
1 1/2 Lbs Jumbo Shrimp (24-30)
55.95
2 Lbs Jumbo Shrimp (32-40)
73.95
2 1/2 Lbs Jumbo Shrimp (40-50)
83.95
3 Lbs Jumbo Shrimp (48-60)
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

So many great dining options that you can't go wrong here! Great food and service on the wharf. Simple fabulous!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ttocsnodrog_2000
Reviewed December 26, 2018

If you want fresh seafood on the wharf, this joint is always reliable. We stopped in on Christmas Day for a light lunch of clam chowder and oysters. It really hit the spot. The service was very friendly. The chowder was rich and, unlike many...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank marfak
Reviewed November 3, 2018

By far our favorite restaurant while visiting. Thank you so much for a quiet enjoyable meal and for a restroom FREE of stinky diapers. I got a seafood plate and clam chowder and was SO FULL when I walked out. Both exceptional!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amanda E
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We got a window seat and watched the sun go down. The food was excellent and good portions. Great service! I would go back again for the food and atmosphere!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 747Karen
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Good Clam Chowder we have had in awhile. Very small Cafe but we just wanted soup, so it was perfect. They give you a sample of chowder, too.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank K5896CSjudyc
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch there was many choices of places to eat but the friendlyness of the lady outside and of course the best clam chowder my husband has ever tasted. We had a table with a view of the harbour and the huge...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank T D
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Fed up with restaurants we decided to eat in this cafe style place opposite it's poster sister restaurant. ( in fact the toilets are in the restaurant so you can get their sea view!) We sat at the bar a d had o e if...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gillian B
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Great service, lovely seafood and atmosphere. Fresh and amazing crab & seafood plate. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ValeryToronto
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Delicious! There must have been a whole lobster chopped into this served on a totally yummy roll. Perfectly seasoned and prepared! My husband had the seafood salad which was also excellent. Great service. Everything prepared fresh. You can watch the guy do it. The chowder...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SharonWS1982
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Probably the only restaurant on the wharf we had not been in yet. Wish I had tried it years ago! We were greeted at the door by our server Drew and seated immediately. He answered all our questions and made appropriate suggestions. I decided on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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