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Cafe Fina

47 Fishermans Wharf, #1, Monterey, CA 93940-2432
+1 831-372-5200
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (45 reviews)
“clam chowder” (44 reviews)
“orzo” (8 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Italian, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
47 Fishermans Wharf, #1, Monterey, CA 93940-2432
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here, my husband had a pizza...so good! And I had fish and chips, also very, very good. The batter was light and perfectly fried on the fish and the tartar sauce. I could of asked for more, it was so good. They...More

Thank kingjewells
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and service. Yummy calamari and sand dabs. Nice views overlooking the water and seals from upstairs.

Thank Moxiethebeagle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is hands down my favorite spot for clam chowder! They add cheese on top and toast the bread in a brick oven. It is delicious!!! Just visited again this past weekend with my husband and our 2 doggies. They have a pet menu and...More

Thank Vanessa V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch here while waiting for our room to become available. Near the Portela Hotel where we were staying, and on the Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey this popular restaurant gets both locals and tourists as customers. Joseph , our waiter, was...More

Thank Studio69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is in lower Cannery Row (off Del Monte, before you get to the tunnel if you’re coming from Highway 1), about halfway down Fisherman’s Wharf, a one-block, carnival-like pedestrian-only section filled with souvenir shops and restaurants. It has Italian and related dishes, including...More

Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our server Javier was first rate. The Seafood Paella was nice but very labor intensive having to shell all the seafood yourself, so the rice was cold by the time I'd finished! The Sand Dabs were good, as was the chocolate covered cream puffs dessert.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Down at Monterey Bay when one is spoilt for choices over what to eat, we decided to walk into the tiny Italian restaurant for dinner. If you have a young child, They are one of the few family friendly restaurant in the area. The waiter...More

Thank RacCay
Reviewed June 7, 2018

The first thing we noticed when we sat down we were sitting at John Madden's table. There is a quaint sign stating if John Madden showed up we would be asked to move so he could have the table. We kinda hoped he did show...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

But the in-house recipes demanded we stay, and maybe come back again to try more menu items. Interesting spices in their unique clam chowder - as good as I’ve tasted on Fishermen’s Wharf. Pleasant music selections. Attentive service. The ravioli AND it’s sauce we delicious....More

Thank Dave T
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

You almost feel tone on a boat. Sit inside but by the window. Had a Negroni but I prefer block ice. The mussels were some of the plumpest (is that a word) that I’ve ever had. But the special bit was the sauce. With a...More

Thank Richard H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$14 - $26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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: 47 Fishermans Wharf, #1, Monterey, CA 93940-2432
    (Del Monte Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-5200
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Receiving rave reviews from both locals and its famous guests, Cafe Fina specializes in Italian seafood and features fresh local seafood, seasonal organic vegetables from the owner's ranch, fresh homemade pasta and a classic wood burning oven—the first in Monterey. Located on Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, the restaurant boasts many fresh seafood items from which to choose. Steak, pizza, and many other non-seafood items are also available. In addition to its standard menu, Cafe Fina provides vegetarian, children’s and banquet menus. The restaurant is pet friendly and offers a doggie menu as well. With gorgeous views of the Monterey Bay from almost anywhere in the restaurant, and the friendliest service in town, Cafe Fina is one of the better choices for a meal while visiting Fisherman’s Wharf.
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