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Fish Hopper

700 Cannery Row Ste O, Monterey, CA 93940-1036
+1 831-372-8543
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“clam chowder” (375 reviews)
“seafood” (267 reviews)
“prawns” (92 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
700 Cannery Row Ste O, Monterey, CA 93940-1036
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

We came across this delightful restaurant whilst we were looking for another place that had been recommended to us but what a piece of luck we couldn't find the other place. The restaurant was well laid out with good views out into the bay. The...More

Thank 6530Dave
Reviewed August 1, 2016

We had the chowder, calamari, and ahi poke. The ahi as amazing, and the whole lunch was excellent. Service was attentive and quick, which was important as we were on a bus day trip so wanted to maximize our time in Monterey. The view would...More

Thank Vouvs
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

The food at Fish Hopper is amazing. I ordered a crab that tasted totally like a normal animal meat. On the side, I had some fresh fruit such as mango and watermelon (not sure). It was a really good combination. The location is amazing -...More

Thank Marianna K
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Great food, fantastic staff but they close too early:) just at 9:30 pm. The waiter who attended us was a really great specialist in Californian wines. You feel being well advised.

Thank Piotr K
Reviewed July 30, 2016

If you are going to the Monterey Aquarium then you HAVE to stop at the Fish Hopper. They have a great menu with one-of-a-kind dishes, like whole (head and tail and all) fish, and fantastic drinks like a Seafood Bloody Mary that has a Crab...More

1  Thank Eric H
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We were referred here by the locals for some good clam chowder. My husband and I come durning lunch. We started off with some drinks Bloody Mary and a Moscow Mule. For appetizers we had oysters and shrimp ceviche. Our meal we ordered large bowls...More

Thank Hoosieratheart5
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

The service is good and quick, and they do have fresh sardines over there, and the food is really yummy, and it makes you very full. There is also a very amazing view from the restaurant.

Thank layla_the_reviewer
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Yes, this is a great place to eat so long as you take out a mortgage first. No, I am not cheap but as a normal human being that works for a living a $50 dinner is a tad bit steep. Still, I have to...More

Thank Walter F
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Felt very Disney upon arrival. We picked here as it had good reviews. The service was excellent and the waiter was very knowledgable about his menu. Food was lovely and fresh. The views fantastic which was the best thing.

Thank TheAskews5
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Ate here for dinner during a day trip to Cannery Row and Monterey Bay Aquarium. At first I was totally turned off by the warning signs regarding young children- I had a tired and hungry 5 year old in tow and was anticipating being asked...More

Thank leftcoastluv
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Response from Gloria S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, do call the restaurant and ask or check their website. I am only a one time customer who enjoyed it back in October.
Cheryl A
November 23, 2015|
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Response from MaxC93940 | Reviewed this property |
Yes children's seats are available.
January 20, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Cannery Row Ste O, Monterey, CA 93940-1036
    (Prescott Street)
  • Public Transportation: Cannery Row has free trolley service from various locations on the Monterey Peninsula with stops directly in front of the restaurant. There is also the normal public bus system which a stop within a short distance of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-8543
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The FishHopper * Experience the beauty of the Pacific Ocean, combined with world class dining on historic Cannery Row,within walking distance to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and fine shops.The Fish Hopper, once an original sardine cannery building, offers spectacular panoramic views of the beautiful Monterey Bay from every table including our heated outdoor patio. The Fish Hopper specializes in fresh sustainable seafood,certified Angus steaks,pastas and live shellfish.Some of our menu favorites are the fresh abalone from the Monterey Bay, the “Island Sampler”(fresh seared Ahi tuna from Kona served with coconut shrimp and a crab cake), Macadamia-crusted halibut, our famous “Tomahawk Chop” long bone-in Rib Eye, or fresh Dungeness Crab available year round.2010 West Coast 1st place winner for our famous clam chowder soup.In addition to our fabulous menu indulge in one of our many exotic cocktail creations. While enjoying a delicious meal watch frolicking sea otters at play and even see the occasional whale.
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