Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf

201 Washington Street, Monterey, CA 93940

Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, California, is a popular historic waterfront attraction with a rich legacy spanning over 179 years. Designated as the oldest Wharf in California, it was established in 1845 for passenger and freight services. Over the years, it has seen people from many different cultures and countries who journeyed to this beautiful and fertile region, forming an intricate tapestry of cultures who lived by and worked on the beautiful Monterey Bay.Old Fisherman’s Wharf is conveniently situated near Downtown Monterey, just off the Monterey Recreation Trail and adjacent to the Custom House.

Discover the historic charm of Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf, a popular destination for all ages, located at the beautiful Monterey Harbor. Savor award-winning dining with stunning views of Monterey Bay at ten outstanding restaurants, offering a variety of culinary delights such as Italian cuisine, sustainable seafood, steaks, pizza, and the Wharf’s famous clam chowder and calamari.  Indulge in an array of sweet treats at three candy stores and an ice cream shop. Explore seven unique gift shops on the Wharf, each offering a variety of distinctive gifts and souvenirs that celebrate the local culture and heritage.

Nature enthusiasts can observe a variety of marine life including adorable sea otters, playful sea lions and dolphins, majestic whales, seabirds and more. Adventure seekers can embark on whale-watching tours, fishing charters, sailing excursions, and glass-bottom boat rides. Take advantage of the many VIP Special Offers downloadable from the website. Whether dining, taking a boat excursion, shopping, or strolling, it’s a must-visit destination in Monterey. Ample parking is available at the adjacent Waterfront Parking Lot. For more information, visit, call (831) 238-0777 or email [email protected].