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Fish Hopper

700 Cannery Row Ste O, Monterey, CA 93940-1036
+1 831-372-8543
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“clam chowder” (337 reviews)
“seafood” (244 reviews)
“prawns” (86 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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700 Cannery Row Ste O, Monterey, CA 93940-1036
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While visiting Monterey with my daughter, I decided to celebrate our last night by having dinner at the Fish Hopper. It was about 8:30 PM on Wednesday. I requested a table by with window. The hostess informed me that since I had no reservation the...More

Thank livehappy01
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had lunch here on Father's Day. The view of the bay is spectacular but that was the best part of this experience. Our waitress was disengaged and disinterested. The meal was mediocre at best. The chicken sandwich was more bread than chicken and the...More

Thank Mac2013_13
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a 6 Hour drive from Los Angeles with a toddler and a four month old…… This was our first stop! The dinner was phenomenal! The view awesome. The service great. A bit on the pricey side… But after a long drive we just wanted...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful restaurant on the ocean with beautiful view. Food was fabulous! Service very good, ambiance lovely too with cool art glass jelly fish lights. Enjoyed salads with scallops and sea bass, a nice wine, and yummy chocolate mousse for dessert. High $ but worth it.

Thank Maureen A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was just exquisite! We ordered seafood and everything was special and delicious. The staff was helpful and kind, the view was incredible. Definately recommended spot on Monterey map!!!

Thank Zyrek
Reviewed 4 days ago

Frankly, I wasn't expecting the food to be as good as it was. Typically, places with a location right in the middle of a touristy area doesn't have GREAT food. And the view alone is enough to go in. But the food here was pretty...More

Thank SacramentoMichelle
Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here for the chowder, which is very rich and tasty. They have huge windows that look out onto the bay. We saw seals swimming by. Most exciting was a sighting of whales (probably humpbacks) spouting and diving.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I both enjoy eating at The Fish Hopper. I took him there for his birthday. The food was excellent and so was the service. We are from Stockton and whenever we are in Monterey this is one of the places we eat,...More

Thank Loris W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great service and good food. Get reservations so you don't have a long wait. But worth a wait. Windows offer great views of bay!

Thank Trimickey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here's a big Thank You to Steve Nergord, Day Manager of the Fish Hopper who helped me plan a wedding rehearsal dinner for my son's bridal party and family. He not only gave me personalized service with a smile, was scrupulous about the details for...More

Thank Barbara J
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Cheryl A
are you having a special thanksgiving dinner
24 November 2015|
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Response from MaxC93940 | Reviewed this property |
Yes children's seats are available.
Do you have high chairs?
21 January 2015|
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Response from whocareswhoiam | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant directly with this question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 45
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Cannery Row Ste O, Monterey, CA 93940-1036
    (Prescott Street)
  • Public Transportation: Cannery Row has free trolley service from various locations on the Monterey Peninsula with stops directly in front of the restaurant. There is also the normal public bus system which a stop within a short distance of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-8543
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The FishHopper * Experience the beauty of the Pacific Ocean, combined with world class dining on historic Cannery Row,within walking distance to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and fine shops.The Fish Hopper, once an original sardine cannery building, offers spectacular panoramic views of the beautiful Monterey Bay from every table including our heated outdoor patio. The Fish Hopper specializes in fresh sustainable seafood,certified Angus steaks,pastas and live shellfish.Some of our menu favorites are the fresh abalone from the Monterey Bay, the “Island Sampler”(fresh seared Ahi tuna from Kona served with coconut shrimp and a crab cake), Macadamia-crusted halibut, our famous “Tomahawk Chop” long bone-in Rib Eye, or fresh Dungeness Crab available year round.2010 West Coast 1st place winner for our famous clam chowder soup.In addition to our fabulous menu indulge in one of our many exotic cocktail creations. While enjoying a delicious meal watch frolicking sea otters at play and even see the occasional whale.
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