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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%
2 weeks ago
“Good food”
22 Mar 2017
“Great view, great service, average food”
Closed Now
All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
150 Starfish Way, Crescent City, CA 95531-4476
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok I'm really an easy customer to satisfy but this place even tested my patience!after a terrible meal and 75$ tab when I ask why 2.15$x2 plus 19.95 and 16.95$ meal with a 25$ bar tab equals over 75$ and couldn't eat the food is...More

Thank nannaw2cool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good clam chowder. Also had the fried oysters which were good. Came with big onion rings. Potato skins wee also good.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed dinner here. All our food was good including the calamari, fresh fish and chowder. It was not crowded and service was good.

Thank sndovale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was knowledgeable, friendly, attentive and helpful. Dinners were very good and service was timely. You can see the ocean from the dining room.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 12 July 2017

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

Thank 747stevez
Reviewed 16 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 23 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 9 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 23 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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