Monterey Restaurants: Open-Clam Bars

The scenic views of Monterey, California are just a few of the items it has to offer. Visitors to the area will be no less than astounded at all the wonderful Monterey restaurants that they have to choose from.The area is rich in natural beauty, offers excellent shopping opportunities and has dining experiences that are out of this world. Seafood and open clam bars are something that Monterey is known for, featuring some of the most mouth watering seafood dishes on the west coast.

Abalonetti Seafood Trattoria
57 Fisherman's Wharf No.1
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 373-1851
www.abalonettimonterey.com

Whether dining in the restaurant or sitting outside to admire the views of the bay, BBonline recommends the Abalonetti Seafood Trattoria. A unique twist on traditional seafood that leaves patrons coming back for more. The restaurant blends the best of traditional Italian Cuisine with that of the sea. The Abalonetti Seafood Trattoria is said to be the place on Fisherman's wharf for Italian food. Their reputation for great clams and seafood, however, is no less impressive. Nearly every type of seafood dish imaginable is here for visitors to try. Why not reserve a room in a high quality Monterey Inn and extend your stay?

Gilbert's Seafood Restaurant
30 Fisherman's Wharf No.1
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 375-3113
www.gilbertsmonterey.com

With panoramic views of Monterey Bay glistening in front of you, BBonline recommends Gilbert's Seafood Restaurant. Waterfront dining is truly at its best at this establishment. Gilbert's Seafood Restaurant offers a complete range of fresh seafood items for visitors to indulge in. Visitors credit the calm, relaxed and unhurried atmosphere that this restaurant creates. Waiting for your food is a distinct pleasure with the gorgeous harbor side views in front of you. Lucky guests may even catch a glimpse of harbor seals cavorting in the calm, serene waters. Once you experience Gilbert's you'll want to stay longer. A room in a charming Monterey Bed and Breakfast could be just what you're looking for.

Old Fisherman's Grotto
39 Fisherman's Wharf No.1
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 375-4604
www.oldfishermansgrotto.com

A family owned and operated business for more than 50 years, BBonline recommends the Fisherman's Grotto. Known as the best place in Monterey for steaks and seafood, this establishment will not disappoint. While staying in a high quality Monterey Inn, you can experience what this and several other restaurants on Fisherman's Wharf have to offer. Visitors will appreciate admiring the bay side views as the smell of fresh seafood grilling fills the air. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, and accents that family touch.

Rappa's Seafood Restaurant
101 Fisherman's Wharf No.1
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 372-7562
www.rappas.com

For some of the tastiest seafood in the area, BBonline recommends Rappa's Seafood Restaurant. Started in 1952 by two brothers as a snack bar, over the years the establishment grew into what it is today. Still family owned after more than 60 years, Rappa's brings some of the best fresh seafood money can buy. Visitors comment on the excellent customer service and family oriented atmosphere the owners and staff bring to their establishment. Visitors may wish to add to the charm and quaint atmosphere by staying in a Monterey Bed and Breakfast.