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Address: Monterey, CA
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+1 831-649-6544
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Gift shops and stores fill this part of town.

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We walked around this area...lots of souvenir shops and eateries. There were exhibits showing the history of the area. Buzzing area and good for a stroll or sit back and people... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Elk Grove, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to shop and eat. My husband and I like to walk up the Wharf and try all the clam chowder and shop. We usually eat at The Old Fisherman's Grotto (the best Clam Chowder).

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked around this area...lots of souvenir shops and eateries. There were exhibits showing the history of the area. Buzzing area and good for a stroll or sit back and people watch.

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Thank foxandsot
Alberta, Canada
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110 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From here we could see along the bay for a long way. We had walked a long way and could see our hotel on the other side of the bay. There are many restaurants and shops on the wharf as well as public washrooms.

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Aptos, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can speak from experience for decades that the Old Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey is a place for "kids of all ages". Whether you're looking to stretch your legs, wanting to pick up something special of your visit to this grand old town, or you're looking for some carmel corn...park and visit the wharf. There's so much to see while... More 

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Thank GARY F
Halifax, Canada
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41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lots of restaurants and lots of souvenir shops line the wharf. Lots of free chowder samples to tempt you inside. Great views from the end of the wharf. Very pet friendly place.

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Yuba City, United States
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes it's a tourist destination, but if you like good food, specifically fresh seafood then you're going to love it. If you like clam chowder then you've come to right place. Truth be told, I haven't had a bad bowl yet. I have my favorite, but everyone's pallet is different and I'm sure you'll find one that fits yours. If... More 

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Thank Eric C
Maryland
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought there would be more to see. It's a few restaurants -- all offering a sample of the "best" clam chowder and just a few shops with trinkets and souvenirs. The harbor with the yachts and boats is a lovely site and it's a nice walk but there isn't a lot to do here.

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Thank LMS2017
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Wharf was a great place to spend a sunny day in Monterrey with our family. We walked, shopped & ate great food.

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Thank Kona W
carmel highlands ca
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Monterey Bay, Old Fisherman's Wharf is a must see. There is something for everyone!

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Vallejo, California
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are at the Portola at least once a year. One can't help but taking a walk down on Old Fisherman's wharf. Plenty of restaurants and a few attractions. Much to look at. But, it can be crowded and toursity on the weekends. And, the hawkers outside the restaurants combined with the many gift shops give it a cheesy feel.... More 

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