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Address: Monterey, CA
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Gift shops and stores fill this part of town.

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It's small enough to be comfortable

Monterey fisherman's wharf is just the right size. You can see all the boats, seals, and tourist shops you want with out being overwhelmed. Lots of crab and clam chowder too... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Salinas, California
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Salinas, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Monterey fisherman's wharf is just the right size. You can see all the boats, seals, and tourist shops you want with out being overwhelmed. Lots of crab and clam chowder too. Whether you eat at a quick stand up counter or a more elegant restaurant you can have the whole fisherman's wharf experience in just the right amount of walking.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not the best use of my time. Too many seafood venues all vying for your business which created way too much car calling and barking. Awful bathrooms.

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Thank faith r
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The area around Fisherman's Wharf was obviously a hive of work related activity in past days and is now a hive of tourist related activity. The seals continually bark and vie for the best basking position under the pier and the tourist shops sell a variety of tourist memorabilia on top of the pier including cutting edge tee-shirt designs. Whilst... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably the closest thing you'll get to a boardwalk in this area. Nice area for souvenirs. A good stop if you're in the area.

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Bedford, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great outdoor strolling...fabulous views of Monterey Bay. Fun to try out different clam chowder samples provided by the various restaurants. Wonderful array of fresh and affordable seafood restaurants. Great place to take a boatride or sail out on the bay. Plenty of reasonably priced parking with a great walking and biking path to Cannery Row and the Aquarium.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fishermans Wharf in Monterey is a fabulous place to just relax and enjoy the great local Clam Chowder and watch the Seal Lions playing in the bay. If you're lucky you may even spot an Otter. The Wharf almost has a sideshow theme to it with lots of restaurants and little ice cream and lolly shops. The food is also... More 

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf are both "tourist attractions". Cannery Row has gone upscale but it would appear that Old Fisherman's Wharf is not so upscale. You might say it's honky-tonk. I found it quite charming.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not very crowded so it was a pleasant walk. A little put off by the people outside each restaurant wanting to give samples and lure you into their establishments. Clean public restrooms.

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Thank JVLD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This entire area is a must-experience!! The shopping, dining, walking and wine and beer experience is exceptional! Fun place to experience great food and fun!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice wharf. You stroll down and you have many choices of seafood restaurants. Cafés where you can sit outside and have coffee. Very relaxed due to off season.

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