Old Fisherman's Grotto

At Old Fisherman's Grotto, we specialize in fresh sustainable seafood from all over the world, a variety of steaks, Italian pastas, fresh made desserts, extensive appetizer list, and local wines. The restaurant is open from 11 am - 9 pm.

Cuisine: Seafood, Italian, Steaks, Fish Market

Contact Info:
39 Old Fisherman's Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940
Tel: (831) 375-4604

Reservations Accepted:
Yes. Call (831) 375-4604.

Private Parties:

Top 10 Featured Items

  1. Award-winning Original "Monterey Style" Clam Chowder
  2. Fried Calamari - a Grotto favorite
  3. Seafood Paella with Chorizo - shrimp, clams, mussels, fresh fish and scallops
  4. Bouillabaisse - a stew of fresh fish, shellfish and vegetables
  5. Cioppino - a variety of crab, shrimp, clams, mussels and fish
  6. Dungeness Crab - served either steamed or chilled
  7. Lobster Tail - 10 oz lobster tail oven broiled
  8. Macadamia Crusted Halibut - grilled west coast halibut crusted with macadamia nuts
  9. Filet Mignon - charbroiled USDA choice Black Angus Tenderloin of beef
  10. 20 oz. Porterhouse Steak - topped with melted Gorgonzola cheese


About Our Food

At Old Fisherman's Grotto, we specialize in fresh sustainable seafood, Certified Angus steaks, Italian pastas, fresh made desserts, an extensive appetizer list, and an award-winning wine list. Our "Monterey Style" clam chowder has consistently been voted Best Clam Chowder in the Monterey Weekly Reader Polls and was recently voted First Place Winner in the West Coast Chowder Competition. Old Fisherman's Grotto is the proud 2023 recipient of the Traveler's Award from Trip Advisor, judged as one of the top 10% restaurants in the world!