With the Monterey Bay Aquarium as an anchor, fresh seafood joints scattered about, a rich history, and a plethora of land and sea activities, it's no wonder why Cannery Row is one of California's most visited streets. With so much to choose from we have cherry-picked just a few noteworthy locations to make sure you make the most out of your next visit.

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Adventures by the Sea 
299 Cannery Row, Monterey
If outdoor adventure is on your mind then a stop at Adventures by the Sea is a must! Whether you’re looking to explore by bike, kayak or stand-up paddle board they have you covered. Stop in at their Cannery Row location for quick access to the Monterey Bay and Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail

Kayakers heading towards the harbor

Thomas Kinkade Gallery 
381 Cannery Row, Monterey

Pick up a memento from your trip at the Thomas Kinkade Gallery. Browse through the “painter of lights” masterpieces including a few paintings showcasing Monterey landmarks like the Tuck Box cottage in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel Mission and Cannery Row.  

Thomas Kinkade Gallery

Monterey Mirror Maze & Highway 1 Golf, Games & Grub 
751 Cannery Row, Monterey

Kids at heart love to get lost in the Monterey Mirror Maze. If the psychedelic setting, high tech lighting and heart-pumping music isn't challenging enough, head next door for a round of competitive mini golf at Highway 1 Golf, Games & Grub. The 9-hole course is centered on the California Highway One road trip all by 3D and black light. 

Highway 1 Golf & Monterey Mirror Maze

MONTEREY COUNTY WINES & COCKTAILS

A Taste of Monterey Wine Market & Bistro 
700 Cannery Row, Suite KK 2nd Floor, Monterey

Sample your way around Monterey County's various wine regions without ever leaving Cannery Row! A Taste of Monterey offers wines from over 95 local wineries with a side of expansive views of the Monterey Bay. Grab a glass of vino, savor a small (or large) bite and enjoy the activity out on the bay; you might even spot a playful sea otter or a whale spout out in the distance!

A Taste of Monterey

Bargetto Winery
700 Cannery Row, Monterey

Sample wines produced from the nearby Santa Cruz Mountains at Bargetto Winery. Just across from the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., this charming tasting room in the heart of Cannery Row offers an array of award winning wines as well as their Chaucer’s brand fruit wines and honey mead. 

Bargetto Winery

The Wine Experience 
381 Cannery Row, Monterey

The Wine Experience is much more than just a wine tasting venue; it’s a place to learn about the craft of wine making and how to create your very own personalized wine blends. Located across from the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, The Wine Experience is a cozy setting for those looking to simply sip on a locally produced wine or completely delve into the wine making process for themselves. Light bites and beer are also available. 

The Wine Experience

Sly McFly’s
700 Cannery Row, Monterey

Grab a nightcap, (or daycap?) at one of Monterey’s most lively bars, Sly McFly’s. With a delicious menu and live music every night of the week, this is the place to be and be seen on Cannery Row day or night. 

Sly McFly's

FRESH SEAFOOD & DINING

Johnny Rockets
685 Cannery Row, Suite 101, Monterey

Enjoy a slice of hometown Americana at Johnny Rockets across from the famed Steinbeck Plaza. The friendly (and sometimes dancing) staff, all American décor, cozy comfort foods and jukebox tunes are sure to bring back nostalgic moments. Save room for dessert, you do not want to miss their hand-spun shakes topped with whipped cream.

Johnny Rockets

The Fish Hopper
700 Cannery Row, Monterey

The seafood here is so fresh you might be able to see it off the deck from where you dine. The Fish Hopper at the end of Steinbeck Plaza is world class dining at its best. The clam chowder samples out front alone are sure to suck you in. Once inside, you won't be disappointed with its amazing views, fun drink menu and outstanding seafood dishes like crispy coconut prawns, macadamia nut crusted halibut and seafood pasta.

The Fish Hopper

Lalla Oceanside Grill 
654 Cannery Row, Monterey

Those looking for a casual dining outing with a side of ocean views should head to Lalla Oceanside Grill. Don’t let the epic views of Monterey Bay distract you from their all-American bar and grill menus with a variety of dishes to appease any palate. Pro tip, on Friday and Saturday nights head downstairs to their speakeasy, Angel’s Share Craft Cocktail Bar. 

Lalla Oceanside Grill

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
20 Cannery Row, Montere
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Shrimp kabobs, shrimp gumbo, shrimp stew, shrimp potato chips, shrimp tacos or shrimp creole might come to mind when you think of Bubba Gump's; but the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company on Cannery Row offers much more than just shrimp. Based off of the film Forest Gump, this southern-style seafood hub is a great place for families with movie memorabilia and an amazing kids menu. 

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

The Sardine Factory 
701 Wave Street, Monterey, CA 93940

The Sardine Factory may not be a secret but it certainly deserves a spot on the list for its hidden gem downstairs. The secluded wine cellar is tucked just below the beautiful conservatory with a medieval-style cellar room available for private parties. The main dining rooms upstairs have hosted a plethora of celebrities, politicians and sports figures throughout its 47 year stint; it was even featured in Clint Eastwood's thriller "Play Misty for Me."

The Sardine Factory

Whaling Station Steakhouse 
763 Wave St, Monterey

If meat is on your mind the Whaling Station Steakhouse is bound to curb your craving. At Monterey's only dedicated steakhouse you can choose your very own USDA Prime cut from a silver tray, a Prime Rib from the antique 1930's silver carving trolley, and watch your Caesar Salad being tossed tableside. For a more casual (and affordable) setting opt for their bar menu which offers their mouth-watering Prime Rib French Dip.

Whaling Station Steakhouses

Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop 
660 Cannery Row, Monterey

Experience a true San Franciscan treat in the heart of Monterey! Indulge in one of Ghiradelli's famous hot fudge sundaes and purchase an array of sweet chocolates to bring home as souvenirs.

Ghiradelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop