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Harbor View Grotto Restaurant & Lounge

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150 Starfish Way, Crescent City, CA 95531-4476
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Corning, California
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106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The ONLY reason I am not giving this an excellent rating is that there seemed to be 'issues' with servers, who was on, etc... We had a lovely view at one of the windows. Our server turned out to be the bartender who was pretty much on top of taking care of us AND the bar!! We both ordered the... More 

Thank Budlink
Galesburg, Illinois
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296 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat upstairs for a view of the harbor. Looking out over a little RV park that looked like the RVs were permanent, but we could still see the water. Waitress was great and the food was good even tho a little expensive. Two of us had the special which was Parmesan crusted halibut. Think we were the last to... More 

Thank MeryMeCo
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove around the harbor to look for a more authentic place than all the chain restaurants offered along the 101. It is a set back from the 101 and requires a bit of navigating around an RV site to get to it; once there, it's on the 2nd floor overlooking an RV-village thru aquarium like sized windows, which is... More 

Thank jozefvanruiten
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was over priced and flavorless. We saw our waitress a total of four times from the time we ordered until we left. We were not impressed. The busboy was friendly though.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the list of TripAdvisor, I could not find this restaurant(I might have just missed it) but for me, but this was an excellent seafood restaurant with great service. I ate a crab cocktail, marinated snapper with a cup of clam chowder and side dishes as baked potato and coleslaw. On their menu, there steaks and chicken, so it will... More 

Thank Kazuhiko N
Greenwood, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on our way to Sacramento. Fish was very dry. Service was horrible, there was only 2 waitress for the whole restaurant. Too expensive for the quality of food and service.

Thank SarahCalkins
Bend, Oregon
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103 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a nightcap. Bartender was terrific. Spot on service & good pour! Great view of Harbor and area. Quiet and pleasant experience !!

Thank Fdelidude
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in our rv and found ample parking. There are stairs to the door, but we saw a ramp which would help those folks who can't manage them. Good fish dishes...which is why you go to a seafood restaurant!

Thank larryalida
Smith River, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish I could rave on about the Grotto "BUT" it's closed down, up for sale, anyone want to buy it? Great spot, close by beach...

Thank Pam T
Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

They where great. Food was awesome and staff was amazing. The view was also another feature that was amazing. Was just a little pricey. But other than that it was amazing

Thank daisy3535

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $20
American, Seafood, Soups, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Starfish Way, Crescent City, CA 95531-4476
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crescent City
  • Phone Number: 707-464-3815

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?