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Fun and Food at Old Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey

Spend the day exploring this charming waterfront dining and shopping destination on Monterey Bay, packed with unique shops, seafood restaurants, bars, and cafes. Fisherman's Wharf offers a popular dining scene with a mix of restaurants with everything from seafood to steaks with lovely harbor views. Shop for souvenirs, dig into a bowl of clam chowder, and enjoy nightly entertainment and live music.

Fisherman's Wharf is also the place to take a Monterey Bay whale watching cruise, sailing tour, or fishing trip and enjoy live theater. Hop on the free MST trolley from downtown - less than a mile from the Inn at 1252 Monterey - to Old Fisherman's Wharf for an unforgettable experience.


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 there to do at Fisherman’s Wharf?

    Fisherman’s Wharf offers waterfront dining, shopping, nightlife and outdoor activities. Join a whale watching cruise or sailing and fishing charters, or simply stroll along the waterfront and enjoy fresh local seafood, incredible mix of restaurants and entertainment.
  • Is there parking at Fisherman’s Wharf?

    You’ll find five parking lots by Fisherman’s Wharf, including the Waterfront Attendant Lot on Washington Street. Most parking lots charge $1.50 per hour or $15 for the day. You can also take the free MST trolley from downtown, where there are many parking garages, or park at Monterey Bay Park, with $10 all day parking on the Coastal Trail so you can walk or bike to Fisherman’s Wharf.

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