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Old Fisherman's Wharf

Monterey, CA
+1 831-649-6544
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US$65.25*
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1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour
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Gift shops and stores fill this part of town.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Monterey, CA
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Monterey, CA
+1 831-649-6544
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's fun for a walk through if you're interested in some touristy stuff. There's a lot of high price things that I can't imagine buying while on vacation.

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are SO MANY places to visit in Monterey & this is one of the BEST!! Its filled with character & excellent food & quaint shops & its next to the harbor! This is a day long, yummy eating, meet the natives, enjoy your meals...More

Thank ClassOf15
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Fisherman's Wharf was within walking distance to our hotel, we walked there one night and had dinner. Very touristy but fun for the kids with the candy and gift shops. We did have dinner there at the Big Fish Grill, which was at the...More

Thank mariechristine4077
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love boats and the water and seeing them together, but there is something deflating about this in many ways.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wharf is one of those see it once things. About a block long of gift shops, resturants and a couple of small fish markets. If you want a more real experience, get there before sunrise to see the fishing boats and charters go out....More

Thank 9801atx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked down to this area on the morning before our flight home the nexxt day. Lots and lots of touristy shops as you might expect but the walkway along the waterfront is interesting with informational displays along the way. Several whale watching tours board from...More

Thank NationalParkHiker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been visiting here for years because: the large smoked salmon on roll ($8) for takeout, sea lions, sea birds, selection of seafood restaurants and the Whale Watching boat. Plus shopping and people watching, if you're into that...

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very touristy spot. I mean, it's cool to have shops and restaurants on the ocean but its really dirty and there are hundreds of panhandlers at the entrance - they aren't passive about it either. I have compassion on these people but...More

Thank jello112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you're in Monterey, a very pleasant place to visit is next to downtown within walking distance, the old wharf area has good restaurants and it's quiet. The opposite of Pier 39 in San Francisco, this is a genuine romantic part of Monterey where locals...More

Thank porsche74s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to visit with kids. Plenty of places to eat and drink. Many gift shops and quality boutiques. Nice afternoon to spend in a very pleasant atmosphere

Thank Bartłomiej N
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Roxanne G
28 December 2017|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if any special events will happen on New Years Try the web search.
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kj1234
27 June 2017|
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Response from Larry C | Reviewed this property |
There are two different places the main pier and then there's a pier little bit farther north they fish off of both of them and because it's pier fishing almost anytime
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Diana P
30 June 2016|
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Response from LQGuy | Reviewed this property |
This is a dense area. In high season (roughly May through October) it's over-run with tourists and can be difficult to navigate on foot. I imagine a wheelchair adds an extra layer of difficulty with that. The boardwalk is... More
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