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The Grotto Fish Market

42 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
+1 831-372-3769
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (15 reviews)
“crab” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
42 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for a quick dinner. Although the Monterey pier is a bit of a tourist trap, we were not disappointed. Cafeteria kind of restaurant, with big TV screens and possibility of eating at the counter. We had grilled jumbo prawns, fresh filet of...More

Thank appeltjes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small restaurant. It is a little cramped but the food is very good. The portions are large so you can share if you want.

Thank erodrig26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the snow crab, shrimp, lobster and king crab platter. It was delicious and even three of us couldn't finish it all. The clam chowder served with it was also very tasty. Very nice accommodating servers. Great dinner

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty clam chowder, nice rock cod w/ veggies and a killer crab sandwich. Possibly the best french fries in Monterey too...top notch service, but lacking in beer/wine selection. A nice respite for the touristy shops around in on the wharf....

Thank Erik R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious clam chowder, fish and salads! Everything fresh, served very nice and quick. It was worth to visit :)

Thank GoodFoodQuality
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this tiki bar style eatery twice for their daily deals and liked both visits very much. The atmosphere is relaxed, the service good and deals like a variety of oysters on a half shell $2/ a piece can't be bad. Besides oysters, their...More

Thank JiiBird
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We ate here a couple times and was never disappointed. Friendly staff and a really nice place to go and eat. We had the crab salad for lunch one day which great and then had a the grilled prawns and these were the dogs! Would...More

Thank Tappy-WestSussex
Reviewed 10 July 2017

On the historic walk onto Fishermans Wharf, This has the look and feel of a Sushi Bar with some views out onto the Marina. All the dishes I observed were 5 star presentations. I had the Ahi Tuna Avacado tower. Excellent! Fresh oysters and the...More

Thank Marka66
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here with the family. The food was delicious and the service was awesome! The poke is amazing, some of the best I have had. The ahi was so fresh and they were very generous with the portions. Love it!

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Super friendly staff and awesome food. We ordered grilled shrimp, oysters and crab salad. All the food we ordered are delicious and fresh. We definitely go back this place! Made my day after long bike!

Thank Kate L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-3769
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