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Crabby Jim's

25 Fishermans Wharf Ste 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2432
+1 831-372-2064
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (75 reviews)
“calamari” (66 reviews)
“seafood” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
25 Fishermans Wharf Ste 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2432
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This may be a problem with Monterey's wharf - but this restaurant is designed to feed mediocre food to indiscriminating tourists who must believe that they are having a good time if they spend a lot of money. The food was truly awful

Thank kneel126
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service at Crabby Jim's is far from crabby. The staff is very friendly and quick. The food is above average for the area. The clam chowder is excellent. There is a good view of the water if you sit by the window. It is...More

Thank MTE1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We shared Crab Louis, mussels and clams. On one of the large tomato slices, we actually found a label which you normally see in a supermarket, which definitely means that the tomato was not washed. The mussels were mushy and in a horrible tomato (also...More

Thank Rodney & Ja... R
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been coming to this restaurant for decades. It used to be called Mikes. It has the same fireplace burning in the center of the restauran/bar, and the virws are still great along the window of the smaller Bay. There used...More

Thank Karene J
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Wife said it was the best crab she has ever had. I loved the chowder and calamari. My daughter's burger was FANTASTIC! (Mac n cheese burger...the size of a house!). great service, and fantastic food. We will be back for sure!

Thank magistercookus
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The clam chowder outside tasted great, so we decided to try the restaurant. Service was extremely slow to the point where the people next to us were looking over. Luckily the kids got their food quickly, that was the only saving grace and what prevented...More

Thank yowser
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Crabby Jim's is right on the water with great views. They have plenty of seating along the window with a terrific view overlooking the ocean. We tried the claim chowder, salmon and mahi mahi. The serving sizes were huge and can easily be shared between...More

Thank Bigredmachine
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a quiet place to eat lunch with great views. We found the place. The calm chowder is what drew us in, but the stuffed lobster we to die for. The place was a little run down looking but...More

Thank Tricia T
Reviewed 2 March 2017

They have awesome collection of sea-food and wines. The decoration is amazing. In contrast to many restaurants around they have child-friendly seating on the sea-side. Will be on my list next time I visit Monterey.

Thank pratyay85
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Standard menu of Wharf food. Food was ok but not that great and quite pricy. Wouldn't recommend. Service decent

Thank thedud31
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Fishermans Wharf Ste 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2432
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-2064
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