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Harbor View Grotto Restaurant & Lounge

150 Starfish Way, Crescent City, CA 95531-4476
+1 707-464-3815
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
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150 Starfish Way, Crescent City, CA 95531-4476
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Reviewed 4 days ago

out of business.... for sale maybe a new investor. nice building with a great view. Not sure where and investor can check out this property. It is close to hotels. we need your business.More

Thank CalBredTB
Katherine C, Manager at Harbor View Grotto Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello! I am sorry you stopped by and we were closed. We reopened this weekend after our usual winter off-season closure for repairs and carpet cleaning. I am sorry we missed you. I hope you can visit us again soon! We will be open through...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018

This restaurant is diner atmosphere. Our greatest pleasure was watching the seals out in the harbor. We were able to get an outside window and watched the seals dive and play in the water. The food was good and they allowed some substitutions when we...More

Thank Pam E
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Not our idea of a harbor view. So-so menu, not the most exciting place to dine. Friendly service and a bit noisy ambiance.

Thank BrandyRelis
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We pulled into town on Memorial Day and there were not a lot of places open. We found this had a wonderful dinner. prime rib was great and the drinks were good too. Came back for a margarita the next night.

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The restaurant was not full but not empty. I was seated fairly quickly and order taken as quickly as I was ready. The New England-style clam chowder was quite good. My seafood platter came quickly and was quite acceptable. Servers were attentive. I came away...More

Thank K9192UNgeorgem
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We arrived in Crescent City and was staying at the Redwood Harbor RV. The Harbor View Grotto Restaurant was right next door so we thought we'd try it. We both started with the Clam Chowder. I've definitely had better, but I've also had worst. My...More

Thank Terry7e
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We drove around town a lot seeking out a great place to dine. It does not live up to it's name. The "harbor view" is just a parking lot full of RVs.

Thank Ron Y
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The Grotto offers the finest dining in Crescent City. If you want really good seafood, go here. If you want food that isn't fried, go here. If you want a quiet dining experience with excellent service, this is the place. We enjoyed a lovely, relaxed...More

Thank Writergal49
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Ok I'm really an easy customer to satisfy but this place even tested my patience!after a terrible meal and 75$ tab when I ask why 2.15$x2 plus 19.95 and 16.95$ meal with a 25$ bar tab equals over 75$ and couldn't eat the food is...More

Thank nannaw2cool
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Good clam chowder. Also had the fried oysters which were good. Came with big onion rings. Potato skins wee also good.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 20
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Starfish Way, Crescent City, CA 95531-4476
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crescent City
  • Phone Number: +1 707-464-3815
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