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Domenico's On the Wharf

50 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
+1 831-372-3655
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (60 reviews)
“seafood” (71 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

With a full and beautiful view of the marina, we returned to Domenico's for a light dinner. My clam chowder in a French bread bowl was good, but 1 piece of my companion's fish in the fish 'n chips was, for lack of a better...More

Thank katyscat
Angeli M, Owner at Domenico's On the Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2017

Hi katyscat, Thank you so much for taking the time to share you experience with us, We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your meal, The fish and chips is one of my favorite things on the menu for its fresh flavor...More

Reviewed December 4, 2017

Reminded us of old school dining. New manager and wait staff not on board. Food was excellent as were the drinks. Down side was sitting next to the bathrooms and traffic from the bar. Might have been better if we had not been the first...More

Thank lolabwoods
Angeli M, Owner at Domenico's On the Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2017

Hi lolabwoods, We hope you got the chance to let your host or server know that you were not satisfied with your table, We would of happily moved you to another one that would be more comfortable for you. Thank you so much for taking...More

Reviewed November 22, 2017

Domenico's is a very special eating establishment with a very long history. The food they serve is absolutely delicious and expertly prepared. You will dine on fine linen and be served by a number of wait staff who will ensure you have everything that you...More

Thank kellijohnston
Angeli M, Owner at Domenico's On the Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2017

Hi Kellijohnston, Reviews like this warm our hearts! we are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your meal. Thank you so much for joining us during your visit and the kid words you've shared. we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed November 14, 2017

Went in for a Anniversary Dinner. Requested a table by the window. Were told it would be 15 to 20 minutes. We said we would wait. Heard great things about restaurant. Waited in the bar area. As we waited we noticed many people leaving and...More

1  Thank tlcroses
Angeli M, Owner at Domenico's On the Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Hi tlcroses, We are disappointed to hear that your experience with us wasn't up to par, We totally understand your frustration with the wait, we do our best to accommodate our reservations with the utmost, unfortunately, with our limited seating by the window and unpredictable...More

Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I made a reservation, showed up a few minutes ahead of time and asked for a nice table- we did not get a nice table. We waited roughly 10 minutes before they took our order. We waited another 15 minutes for our...More

Thank SeeRower
Angeli M, Owner at Domenico's On the Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Hi SeeRower, We are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not an enjoyable one, We do hope that you were able to let the host know that you were not thrilled with the table we had reserved for you so that we...More

Reviewed November 11, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at the Domenico''s - with one exception. The group setting behind us was loud and obnoxious and, had they not left shortly after we arrived, their behavior would have ruined what otherwise was a very nice dining experience. Got that...More

Thank Kruezr
Angeli M, Owner at Domenico's On the Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Hi Kruezr, We are so thankful we got to host you while you were in town. Thank you so much for your kind words and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed November 10, 2017

One of my favorite spots. So much good food and fantastic harbour views for ample entertainment while you dine. You really can't go wrong. Fabulously strong house-made limoncello. Delicious chowder (with pancetta?) Crab ravioli had a luxurious sauce. Bread pudding was buttery and warm. Other...More

Thank eclecticworldgirl
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We used to go to Abalonetti’s when we came here, but as we were so disappointed last year, we came to Domenico’s, which is across the street, and it was a good decision. There were three of us and we had made a reservation. We...More

Thank Hlbonvivant
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We lo9ked forward to a nice meal with happy hour wines. However this restaurant would rather lose our business than allow this to happen. There is a big difference between 3 dollar wine and 8.50 dollars for a glass. They lose out on 100 dollar...More

1  Thank caprontee
Reviewed October 28, 2017

We were looking forward to dinner at this restaurant and had made reservations thru Open Table. We gave ourselves plenty of extra time to drive from the hotel; however, due to some road construction on the way it took all of the extra time just...More

Thank dtkfw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
    (Del Monte and Washington)
  • Public Transportation: Monterey Salinas Transit has stops on Pacific street just off of Old Fisherman’s Wharf. Complimentary trolley service is available during the summer months as well
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-3655
  • E-mail
A local favorite since 1981, Domenico's On the Wharf specializes in fresh sustainable seafood, including local Monterey Bay spot prawns, wild sockeye salmon, and Alaskan red king crab. The restaurant also features an award-winning wine list and beautiful views of the Monterey Harbor. In addition to its standard menu, Domenico's On the Wharf provides vegetarian, children's and banquet menus. The restaurant is pet-friendly and offers a menu for its canine friends.
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