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Harbor View Grotto Restaurant & Lounge

150 Starfish Way, Crescent City, CA 95531-4476
+1 707-464-3815
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
22 Mar 2017
“Great view, great service, average food”
16 Oct 2016
“Great location, average food”
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
150 Starfish Way, Crescent City, CA 95531-4476
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had planned to go here because of convenience to hotel but were told to go to Chart Room instead. Well a walk to Chart Room let us know we weren't getting a table as wait time was an hr and they closed at 8....More

Thank 8leslieh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection of dinner choices, the salmon is fantastic! Great views of the marina and beach. Friendly and attentive staff.

Thank 747stevez
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here this evening with a small group. The restaurant is on the 2nd floor with great views of the harbor and ocean. I was happy to see the list of fresh fish and the daily fresh fish specials. They had sole, snapper, salmon,...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were looking for a place to stop for lunch and decided on Crescent City because it's a little bigger town. We wanted some place near the water so we went too far, turned around and went back to where we saw Marina/Restaurant/Shops. It is...More

Thank Melissa P
KatCena, Manager at Harbor View Grotto Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for visiting us! I am so happy you enjoyed your time at our restaurant!

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived here on a Sunday evening for dinner. The food was cold and the breading on the oysters was very dis tasteful and soggy. Then to top it off they allowed a customer to bring their dog inside and stay thru the dinner hour. Is...More

Thank maircarey
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This whole area is slated for renovation, which may be a good thing if the harbour authority does it right. Views out some of the windows is nice, if you can ignore the dumpy RV park and older industrial buildings just below your gaze. I...More

Thank chester616
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is an old place turned NEW! This place, apparently there was a lot of building approval required...California Coastal Commission...Problems with the view, the 2nd story...whatever it was... We have been there many times. Real good service and their food is delicious. Everything, especially the...More

Thank CalBredTB
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Good food as in the fish and shrimp. View was good of the water from where we sat. We had 9 in our party. They did not put 2 tables together so we had to separate.

Thank SteffanBlaser
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We came here for an early lunch. This restaurant can accommodate a lot of people, but when it is relatively empty as it was where I was here, it did not have a cozy feel. The views from the restaurant are great if you can...More

Thank jwhome100
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We, a group of 7, including 3 younger girls had a craving for sea food and after finding out the Chart House was closed, we found this place. Everything was good. Good views, good service (really great service), we ate until full. Our attendant Lazelle...More

Thank jasatt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Starfish Way, Crescent City, CA 95531-4476
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crescent City
  • Phone Number: +1 707-464-3815
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