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Crab Louie's Bistro

46 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
+1 831-655-1173
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (40 reviews)
“chowder” (30 reviews)
“sea bass” (13 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:30All hours
European, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
46 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with my husband and a friend. Just went to the wharf to grab a bite to eat and see the sites. As we were passing there was a nice young lady that offered us samples and showed us some specials. Said free calamari...More

Thank SunnyOnTheGo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dungeness crab season is upon us, this place is the most reasonable, at $28.99 for a 2+ pounder, we got a free appetizer (delicious calamari ) plus 10% off entree. Place is small but staff is friendly and attentive, nice view, good and reasonably priced...More

Thank caroline_chan
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were greeted as we passed by the restaurant and provide a discount coupon. I was going to throw it away to be honest but that did not happen as I am writing this review. We had are two young girls with us and we...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We enjoyed dinner of the early dinner specials: Sea Bass and the Mixed Grill. The fish for both tasted very fresh and had good flavor. We enjoyed our meals. We had a seat by the window to look at the harbor boats and enjoy the...More

Thank Beary_Nice-Kins
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to Monterey with our 3 year old granddaughter for a couple days during a work conference. We wanted to find a nice little place on Fishermans Wharf and we did in Crab Louie's. My wife had arguably her best ever...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We were lured by the offer of 10%off and a free entree. Staff were friendly and service attentive, but food was just average. The mixed grill seafood we expected to be grilled on an open flame (sort of Greek style) came served over creamy sauce....More

Thank marniemcgaffin
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This restaurant was very family friendly and the service was great. We were seated by a window over looking the marina and the big pelican's sit right outside. The kids loved it. We could watch the sea lions, jellyfish and anchovies in the water. They...More

Thank TMS479
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We took the calamari and 10% discount bait on the early evening offer and were not disappointed. Service was attentive and the food was good. Two fish mains with salad $55 before tip.

Thank FliesM20P
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We enjoyed a dinner here after a late afternoon whale watching excursion. The restaurant is good for families. It has outdoor seating; and dining rooms on first and second floor. We opted for a second floor table with a view over the harbor. We found...More

Thank Bagpipemarshall
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I was pulled in by the offer of free calamari (which was delicious) but blown away by the fresh caught sand dabs in a lemon caper sauce. I nearly licked my plate! I would highly recommend.

Thank Smiliemn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-655-1173
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crab louie bistro is located on the wharf in beautiful Monterey harbor ofering spectacular views of the sealions and from all window tables. We are open every day - for breakfast,lunch and dinner Our guests may enjoy the view of sea otters,sealions and pelicans. Enjoy breakfast or lunch ,or have a romantic candlelight dinner while the sun is setting over Monterey bay.
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