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Old Fisherman's Grotto, Monterey, CA

Old Fisherman's Grotto

4.8
4.8
1436 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Nestled on the historic Fisherman's Wharf, overlooking the picturesque Monterey Harbor, Old Fisherman’s Grotto is a must-visit dining destination. Renowned worldwide for its exquisite cuisine, impeccable service, and charming ambiance, the Grotto offers a culinary experience like no other. Our menu showcases fresh seafood sourced sustainably, USDA prime beef, and an extensive wine selection with over 200 choices recognized by Wine Spectator Magazine. With a commitment to providing an intimate dining atmosphere, we enforce a zero-tolerance policy for excessive noise levels, ensuring a pleasant experience for all our guests. We kindly ask patrons to keep noise levels moderate to respect others' dining experiences.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 8 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Steakhouse, Unspecified
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch and Dinner Daily 11:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (831) 375-4604
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Juan Ponce
  • Neighborhood
    Monterey
  • Cross street
    Scott Street
  • Parking details
    Details: Public parking adjacent to Fisherman's Wharf<br /><br />Additional Details: no highchairs, booster seats or strollers.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,436 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • California Central Coast

    Seafood

  • Monterey / Carmel

    Best Service

  • Monterey / Carmel

    Best Ambiance

  • Monterey / Carmel

    Good for business meals

  • Monterey / Carmel

    Great for scenic views

  • Monterey / Carmel

    Good for special occasions

  • Monterey / Carmel

    Seafood

  • Monterey / Carmel

    Most Booked

1,436 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Exemplarary! I have never had a bad experience at Fisherman’s Grotto!

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Central Coast

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was a birthday celebration dinner everything was delicious our server Tara was very friendly she attentive . Had a great time!

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  3. ElizabethG

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our second time dining here and we loved it both times. Good food, wonderful service.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Pablo and Marvin were amazing. The food was delicious! I will be returning next time I am in Monterey again

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  5. dons

    San Diego

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a great measure to dine here the best restaurant and people

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  6. LauraB

    Portland

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great. Pablo our server was amazing. He made our anniversary dinner so very special!!!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food as always. Every we visit monterey this is where we go. We specifically came to monterey this time to come here. Drove two hours for the best clam chowder in the West!

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  8. DBTex

    Dallas

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the Old Fisherman’s Grotto. Food and service are always top notch. Never miss visiting for dinner when in Monterey. A must visit for any occasion while you are in Monterey.

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  9. traveldiner

    Los Angeles

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time there, it was a great experience!! If you get to Montrey, a must visit !!

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  10. Reneryl

    San Francisco

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We are locals in Monterey and we love Old Fisherman’s Grotto for special occasions, or when we want to feel pampered. From the booth seating to the dark polished wood, to the old standards music, it’s a step back in time to elegance and attentive service by professional wait staff. The food is beautifully prepared and presented. Macadamia crusted halibut is one of our favorites. Be sure to start with their award-winning clam chowder. The views of Monterey Bay are gorgeous.

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FAQs

Old Fisherman's Grotto is rated 4.8 stars by 1436 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 8 times today
Google Map for Old Fisherman's Grotto

39 Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Scott Street
  • Neighborhood
    Monterey
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch and Dinner Daily 11:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Steakhouse, Unspecified
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Details: Public parking adjacent to Fisherman's Wharf<br /><br />Additional Details: no highchairs, booster seats or strollers.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Juan Ponce
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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