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Restaurants near Custom House Plaza

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A photo of Old Fisherman's Grotto restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1489)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Monterey
Booked 38 times today
Nestled on the historic Fisherman's Wharf, overlooking the picturesque Monterey Harbor, Old Fisherman’s Grotto is a must-visit dining destination. Renowned worldwide for its exquisite cuisine, impeccable service, and charming ambiance, the Grotto offers a culinary experience like no other. Our menu showcases fresh seafood sourced sustainably, USDA prime beef, and an extensive wine selection with over 200 choices recognized by Wine Spectator Magazine. With a commitment to providing an intimate dining atmosphere, we enforce a zero-tolerance policy for excessive noise levels, ensuring a pleasant experience for all our guests. We kindly ask patrons to keep noise levels moderate to respect others' dining experiences.
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4.7
Exceptional(488)
Price: Moderate
• American • Monterey
Booked 13 times today
Rosine's Restaurant turns traditional American comfort food into an art form. This local family-owned and operated casual dining restaurant has been open for 43+ years. The Culcasi family, owners of Rosine's, have received a bit of national fame as it has appeared on Guy Fieri's show "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives". Rosine's offers indoor and outdoor (pet friendly) dining serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, beer wine and signature craft cocktails. Breakfast offers include Eggs Benedicts, Omelets and a variety of other breakfast specialities. As for lunch and dinner, there is a mix of American and Italian dishes. Some of the most popular dishes on the menu include their Beef Minestrone soup, Chicken Parmesan and Lasagna. Scrumptious sandwiches, fresh salads and burgers are also elevated. They are known world wide for their award-winning house made desserts. A consistent winner with the locals for Best Comfort Food, Best Family Restaurant, Best Desserts + more.
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4.6
Exceptional(4135)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • Monterey
Booked 27 times today
Located in the heart of downtown Monterey, Montrio offers a comfortable yet classic dining experience, featuring fine European inspired-American cuisine. For the past 25 years, Montrio has worked to showcase sustainable seafood, fine quality meat, and Monterey County’s best produce in all of its dishes has made this renovated 1910 firehouse a local favorite.We feature a variety of appetizers, award-winning small bites, enticing entrees, and indulgent seasonal desserts made by our in house pastry chef. Choose from Montrio's extensive wine list, or try one of our signature cocktails. Come see what everyone is talking about!
A photo of Domenico's on the Wharf restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1589)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Monterey
Booked 11 times today
That friendly salutation is an invitation to dine with us and enjoy exceptional bayside ambiance, gracious service and delicious food. Our entire staff here at Domenico's On the Wharf has extended a warm welcome to locals and visitors for more than 35 years, and we proudly present the best seafood in Monterey for your dining pleasure.Our award-winning list of wine features the best from surrounding Monterey County vineyards, and we offer extensive selections from Sonoma, Napa, Italy, and France. The freshest, sustainable, local and Alaskan seafood take center stage in our culinary creations, and we also grill up extraordinary steaks and lovingly prepare in-house pastas and locally grown organic vegetables.Our family style of hospitality continues to win a special place in the hearts of our guests. Let us show you to your table overlooking the beautiful bay waters with a sunny window view of sea lions and pelicans at play.
A photo of Abalonetti Bar and Grill restaurant
4.4
Awesome(524)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Monterey
Booked 6 times today
Abalonetti Bar and Grill is one of the original restaurants on Monterey's Historic Fisherman's Wharf. Famous for Monterey calamari, we now feature more than 20 different preparations from local squid processed in-house. With ample ocean views, the Wharf's largest waterfront pet-friendly patio, a full bar, cocktail menu and local wine list, Abalonetti has been a favorite of locals for decades, providing a fun and casual waterfront dining experience.
A photo of Rockfish Harbor Grill restaurant
4.2
Awesome(142)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Monterey
Booked 3 times today
We are excited to transform Monterey Bay's best location into the newest, freshest, seafood restaurant. Enjoy an all-new ambiance, waterfront tables, and exciting menu items!For more than one hundred years, fishing has been a vital part of Monterey’s economy. Monterey’s historic Fisherman’s Wharf with its colorful shops, seafood markets, and flavorful restaurants, is a reflection of that history. Rockfish celebrates Monterey’s fishing tradition and enjoys the Wharf’s most expansive, panoramic views of the working harbor.Stop by and enjoy a cocktail and our stunning views at the restaurant’s bar and lounge. Our ambiance is casual California and it’s suitable for visitors of all ages. Come see for yourself. You’ll be glad you did!
A photo of Jacks Monterey restaurant
3.9
Excellent(274)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • Monterey
Booked 1 time today
Jacks Monterey is poised to provide a refreshing culinary experience in downtown Monterey, inside the Portola Hotel & Spa. Emphasizing local ingredients, high-quality seafood, and an award-winning wine and cocktail program, Jacks philosophy derives from globally-inspired traditions of California Cultural Cuisine highlighting flavor profiles unique to cultures from around the world. With design details throughout the indoor and outdoor dining venue to echo the beautiful surrounding landscape, the atmosphere at Jacks promises to be sophisticated—never pretentious. Jacks offers a variety of seating with a bar, fireplace lounge, and pet-friendly, outdoor space features living walls, bistro lighting, and fire pits. Open for Breakfast & Dinner. For more information visit www.portolahotel.com/dining/jacks-monterey
A photo of Turn 12 Bar And Grill restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(378)
Price: Moderate
• American • Monterey
Due to limited seating during this time we are only accepting phone in reservations.Our outdoor patio is open and we are doing take-out.Turn 12 Bar and Grill waved the green flag on October 1, 2013. The modern and sporty decor surround a spectacular 50 foot custom zinc bar top with tire tread inlay. Vintage motorcycles, historic racing artwork, and multiple televisions capture your attention upon entering. With a menu that serves a little of everything, from steaks and pasta, to pizza, burgers and salads Turn 12 is a casual American Bar and Grill with something for everyone.The name Turn 12 is related to the famous Laguna Seca Raceway that has 11 turns and meant to invite guests to visit us at the corner of Tyler and Franklin as the last turn of the day.
A photo of Peter B's Brewpub restaurant
4.0
Excellent(80)
Price: Moderate
• Brewery • Monterey
Experience a seasonal and locally sourced menu paired with craft beer at the original craft brewery in Monterey. Distinguished for its variety of award-winning locally-brewed beer, 18 high-definition televisions and pub menu stocked with innovative, comfort foods, Peter B’s Brewpub is a local and guest favorite among bars in Monterey, CA. Whether you’re looking to relax around a fire pit on our pet-friendly patio or watch the big game while visiting California’s Central Coast, there is no better destination.
A photo of Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill restaurant
4.1
Excellent(43)
Price: Moderate
• Gastro Pub • Monterey
The Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill, located in historic downtown Monterey, CA., is a brewery and New American restaurant offering locally sourced and thoughtfully created, approachable food and artisan craft beer. We operate primarily as a walk in business with no private dining space. Our bar & beer garden are communal seating areas available on a first come first served basis. We do offer limited reservations for groups of 5-14 in our main dining room. Please call (831) 655-2337 or email monterey@asb.beer for more information.Our mission is to provide our guests, both local and visitor alike, a unique yet casual environment. We look forward to seeing you and inviting your family to become a part of ours at the Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill.

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    California Central Coast •1 review
    5.0
    Dined 1 day ago
    The service was so amazing ! Once we arrived they sat us right away, and the waiter was a great person ! Very attentive and fast! The food was amazing my husband got the steak & I got the lobster & as well as some calamari and it so so delicious! The only thing I had no taste for was the rice it was pretty bland but everything else was delicious. Great service, and great food ! 10/10
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    Abalonetti Bar and GrillPrice: Moderate• Seafood• Monterey
    4.4
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    San Francisco Bay Area •3 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 1 day ago
    Found the food and ambience to be top notch but even more notable was the service provided by Carlos…could not have been better
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    MontrioPrice: Expensive• Californian• Monterey
    4.6
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    California Central Coast •1 review
    5.0
    Dined 2 days ago
    Sat outside, party of four and two dogs. Very pet friendly. Service was great and server was knowledgeable and polite. The food did not disappoint. The portions are generous and flavor is spectacular. The desserts are huge, and stupid good! I will be back and I am telling my friends about my dining experience.
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    Rosine's RestaurantPrice: Moderate• American• Monterey
    4.7
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    Baja California Sur •9 reviews
    4.0
    Dined 2 days ago
    Everything was good. Our waiter Francisco was excellent. We have a nice harbor view table, food was good.
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    Domenico's on the WharfPrice: Moderate• Seafood• Monterey
    4.4
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    California Central Coast •1 review
    5.0
    Dined 3 days ago
    Always an amazing experience and great food!! One of my favorite places to take my clients to lunch!!
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    Old Fisherman's GrottoPrice: Expensive• Seafood• Monterey
    4.8
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