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Domenico's On the Wharf

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50 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429 (Del Monte and Washington)
+1 831-372-3655
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed eating here. I had escaped from a retreat where the food was awful so it made this place even better! Lots of vegetarian options. All 3 courses were delicious. Great service and view.

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Thank Shudiee
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

They say Monterey is cool and it is but this place is off the chart California cool... try anything and enjoy.. very friendly staff and what a view!! And like Skip H said try the prawns,,

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Thank Doug K
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167 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All around superb experience starting with their thick and filling clam chowder. The fabulous view from the dining area is a huge asset. No outdoor seating. Great bar seating area for happy hour. The house specialties like their bacon wrapped scallops and bouillabaisse are fresh and plentiful to fill the heartiest appetites. Exquisite desserts, seen here, are full flavored and... More 

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Thank David O
Lafayette, California
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554 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a number of excellent seafood restaurants on the wharf - and Domenico's is one of my favorites. From the moment we were warmly welcomed by the gentleman attending bar, the entire experience was superb. With the sun just setting, we seated at a beautiful table adjacent to the windows. The view of the changing light over the adjacent... More 

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Thank LightFighter
Santa Cruz, California
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have not had spotted Prawns, and they are available, they are a combination of lobster and the best prawns you have ever eaten. When not in season, you will NOT get better service, seafood, or atmosphere. A landmark Italian seafood highlight for all of Monterey. The staff is one of the most professional and attentive you will experience.... More 

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Thank Skip H
Lillehammer, Norway
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is like you would expect with all the pier tourists. Great swordfish. Too sweet white wine. Excellent bread!

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Thank Farmen
Lodi, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just decided to walk to the wharf for dinner one night. This place was recommended by the hotel staff where we stayed. The service was exceptional and the food was excellent. Highly recommend

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Thank JoeyT61
San Jose, Costa Rica
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352 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place has a beatiful view to the marina. Clean place, with nice tables, a place to really enjoy the meal. Awesome menu, the fresh crab is one of the best dinners of my life. There are kids menu for the kids. Very reasonable prices.

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Thank rzccr
Burlingame, California
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go with the king crab. Any special with the king crab. Linguini was perfectly cooked. Sauce incredible. Family owned and run. Nice cocktail list (pineapple infused vodka) and homemade dessert tray (chocolate cheesecake). On the loud side. Friendly and efficient service.

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Thank 650br3
Bishop, California
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295 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in here for an adult beverage while visiting with some friends. A great restaurant with an excellent view, great atmosphere, and a great margarita. The bartender was professional and attentive as well. I'll be back to try them for dinner!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
    (Del Monte and Washington)
  • Public Transportation: Monterey Salinas Transit has stops on Pacific street just off of Old Fisherman’s Wharf. Complimentary trolley service is available during the summer months as well
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-3655
Description
A local favorite since 1981, Domenico's On the Wharf specializes in fresh sustainable seafood, including local Monterey Bay spot prawns, wild sockeye salmon, and Alaskan red king crab. The restaurant also features an award-winning wine list and beautiful views of the Monterey Harbor. In addition to its standard menu, Domenico's On the Wharf provides vegetarian, children's and banquet menus. The restaurant is pet-friendly and offers a menu for its canine friends.

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