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Old Fisherman's Wharf

Old Fisherman's Wharf is a waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment destination on Monterey Bay. Experience incredible bayfront restaurants, unique shops, whale watching cruises, sailing tours, glass bottom boat rides, and fishing charters, just five minutes from us.

Old Fisherman's Wharf


Wharf 1,
Monterey, California 93940

Distance from Hotel: 1.52 miles

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Spend the day exploring the charming waterfront dining and shopping destination on Monterey Bay. Fisherman's Wharf has unique shops, seafood to steak restaurants, bars, and cafes with harbor views. From a whale-watching cruise to a sailing tour, or fishing trip, Fisherman's Wharf is a place to experience in Monterey.

Shop for souvenirs, dig into a bowl of clam chowder, and enjoy nightly entertainment and live music. Hop on the free MST trolley from downtown, less than a mile from our Monterey hotel to Old Fisherman's Wharf, for an unforgettable experience.

Hours & Prices

Hours: Old Fisherman's Wharf is open daily, 365 days a year. Hours are per venue and business.

Prices: Per venue and business. Access is free.


  • Summer Sailstice
  • Salmon Stravaganza
  • Whalefest


  • Shopping
  • Sailing, Dining & Seafood
  • Fishing Charters
  • Whale Watching Tours
  • Theater and Music.


What is Monterey Fisherman's Wharf known for?

Monterey Fisherman's Wharf is known for its vibrant maritime atmosphere, fresh seafood restaurants, and unique shops. It's a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, offering stunning views of the bay and a chance to experience the rich history of the area.

What are some popular activities to enjoy at Monterey Fisherman's Wharf?

Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities at Monterey Fisherman's Wharf, including dining on fresh seafood, exploring unique boutiques and gift shops, taking boat tours and whale watching excursions, and strolling along the waterfront to enjoy scenic views of the bay and marine life.


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