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Abalonetti Seafood Trattoria

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Soups, Italian, Contemporary
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57 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940-2432
+1 831-373-1851
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Planet Insectia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Came here on a Sunday evening in March. Many restaurants vie for your business but we had kickbacks for reserving so we chose this place. Very quiet and not very busy so service was at least good. A bit cold as the busker out front had the door open when trying to attract patrons (all the restaurants here do this).... More 

Thank YVRcockroach
verde valley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i have eaten here several times, but always ended up with the antipasti appetiser, and then was too full to eat anything else. the garlic bulbs on the plate are soooo good ! we also had wood-fire oysters - excellent.

Thank arizona-mark
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located almost at the end of Fisherman's Wharf. Nice atmosphere, good service. We ordered three seafood dishes and all were excellent; sardines, calamari and shrimp. Tasty, tender, fresh. The butter and wine sauce with the scampi dish was excellent. The accompaniment of vegetables with the mains was very good for quantity and quality. The on-table bread and butter was very... More 

Thank Linda S
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Good location. Friendly staff. Food ok but not great and service was very slow. Several different people had to back up waiter who never brought water, bread or check. Waiter was not aware we had finished our meal and after quite a while we had to find someone to get the check.

Thank Linda S
fresno, ca
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We've been coming here for over 25 years on almost all Monterey Peninsula visits. The original owners created a dish that has calamari eggplant, cheeses and great sauce called the Marty Special. If you like seafood, and like Italian sauces, go try it. Its baked in the oven to finish. Think close relation to lasagna with squid and no pasta.... More 

Thank JGRFresno_Ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

We asked a Harbor Patrol officer for a recommendation and he pointed us to this place. Great service and good, fresh food.

Thank glennmaston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

We walked in off the street. The best thing was that we were not accosted from the front. That was points plus for us! I ordered the pasta marinara and I have to say it was superb. My husband ordered the calamari and also said it was wonderful. I also had a happy hour 'margarita'..actually..two of them and they were... More 

Thank Katy E
Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice, comfortable place, with an awesome view and the seafood was freshly delicious, I personally would be back and recommend it.

Thank rprieto24
Larkspur, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

I had to eat here two nights in a row as the Marty's Special with Squid and Eggplant and the fantastic marinara sauce is to die for and like no other dish in the world. I love sitting by the water and eating the great tastes of Abalonetti's Italian Seafood. Everything we ate here was cooked to perfection and was... More 

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Felton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

A good varied menu, mostly seafood. Ample portions and well prepared. Not much of a wine list but some Happy Hour specials. All the service folks seem to be male and tend to be a bit "macho". Need to tone it down a bit.

Thank simon s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $35
Seafood, Soups, Italian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940-2432
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-1851

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