Super friendly staff and awesome food. We ordered grilled shrimp, oysters and crab salad. All the food we ordered are delicious and fresh. We definitely go back this place! Made my day after long bike!
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We arrived late around 9:30pm and it is still open. The waiter is very professional and provided a few recommendation to us. The starter (pretzel crab meat) is very delicious. We ordered steak with lobster tail and sea bass. The only issue is I could...More
The food and service are always good at the Grotto - get a window table and watch the harbor seals and diving shore birds in the little lagoon below the bronze of the Fisherman's wife. The chowder is awesome but just get a cup to...More
I bought a large clam chowder ($15), and it was generously portioned so that I could split it with 3 people. Bought delicious sourdough rolls for (.50) each. Very casual, and it was a third of the price of eating at the pricey touristy restaurants...More
After traveling all day, this place caught our attention. Not only is it a come-as-you-are type of place, but the seafood was done very well! We had the clam chowder, tropical seafood salad with ahi tuna, and crab claws. Listening to the "barkers" advertising their...More
Enjoyed our meal of clam chowder, variety of oysters on the half shell for $2 a piece, calamari and raw blue fin tuna poke bowl!! YUMMY!!! The local craft beer from Big Sur was GREAT!! Loved it!!
Came here for a weekday dinner in January. It was fairly easy to get a table for 6 with two babies. The restaurant is located right in the middle of cannery row. The menu is very large, full of every kind of seafood dish that...More
After sampling all the various chowders offered by the restaurants as you stroll down Fisherman's Wharf, we chose the Grotto Fish Market for its smoky chowder. I ordered a big bowl and was served a huge portion in a dish shaped like a giant clam...More
Great chowder, great position on the wharf and the view over the harbour is great. We ordered 1lb of grilled prawns and they were excellent - super tasty. Our only issue was the tables are VERY close together and the couple eating next to us...More