Me and my family were really willing to eat at this place until we came across this sign on the door, in short, kids are not accepted ... disappointing ...
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This ranks up there as one of our favorite restaurants ever. After reading the reviews, we tried twice to reserve a table but couldn't, both on Open Table and by phoning. However, when we called, they said to come early and we could probably be...More
Wanted a nice seafood dinner with wife on our coastal trip. Grotto met that goal. First off, staff was very nice and waiter made us feel special. Had special pricing on bottles of wine to go with our meal. I had the Chioppino(fish stew) and...More
Any time I go to Monterey I eat at Fisherman's Grotto. They make the best clam chowder ever. The atmosphere is casual elegance. The view of the sea otters playing, seals swimming around is always a nice way to enjoy the day. They also have...More
Been there, don't have to go again. For the reviews, this was terrible, floury clam chowder. Com'on, New England doesn't make it this way! Friendly bar to wait in and I wish we'd stayed there. Dining room was a real disappointment.
I find the way they are going out of their way to insult children at the front door with two or three huge signs whining about strollers and noise disgusting. There are other, much more polite ways of conveying the "adults only please" or "21+...More
The Old Fisherman's Grotto is one of several similar restaurants lining the pier. We've been to it 3 or 4 times, and find it very average - far from our favorite stop along the pier - and we are in no hurry to return again....More
After moving from Southern California to Utah 13 years ago we include a stop in Monterey on our return visits to California. This is just so we can enjoy a wonderful cup of clam chowder at the Fisherman's Grotto and a nice walk on the...More