Crab Mania 2024 Returns to Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf to Celebrate Dungeness Crabbing in the Monterey Bay 



"Crab Mania 2024" Returns to Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf to Celebrate Dungeness Crabbing in the Monterey Bay 


Monterey, CA. January 2024. Crab season is beginning on January 18th this year! Many award-winning restaurants at Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf are participating in the special "Crab Mania 2024" at Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf" celebrating fresh Dungeness Crab from the Monterey Bay.   

In addition to Dungeness Crab, locals and visitors can enjoy a wide array of delicious entrees at Old Fisherman's Wharf including other fresh seafood, steaks, pasta and much more.  

Many Monterey Wharf restaurants will be serving some great locally caught Dungeness crab entrees when the commercial season kicks off and they also offer Alaskan crab during the rest of the year.  

Here are just a few of the delicious Dungeness Crab entrees visitors to Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf can enjoy:


Here are just a few of the delicious mouth-watering Dungeness Crab entrees visitors to Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf can enjoy this season:


Abalonetti Bar and Grill


Roasted Salmon Filet stuffed with Dungeness crab, scallops, shrimp and artichokes topped with hollandaise sauce. 


Classic Crab Louie - Crisp Salinas Valley lettuces topped with Dungeness crab meat, boiled egg, vegetables and thousand island dressing.


Café Fina


Dungeness Crab prepared 5 different ways! A favorite entrée is Dungeness Crab Butter Sauté which is Dungeness crab, olive oil, shallots, tomatoes, white wine, Siracha (Thai chili sauce), green onions, unsalted butter, crab butter from inside the crab's shell, garlic, and clam broth. Also prepared Sicilian style with oil and vinegar and garlic. Also prepared steamed hot, chilled and in Cioppino.


Crab Louie's Bistro


Crab cake appetizer, fresh Dungeness crab meat homemade, served with chipotle sauce and Pico de Gallo.


Fresh steamed whole Dungeness Crab with garlic herb butter sauce served with steam vegetables and rice pilaf.


Domenico's on the Wharf


Dungeness Crab Scampi style with garlic, white wine, olive oil and angel hair pasta.


Whole fresh Dungeness Crab Cioppino style.


Steamed Dungeness Crab with drawn butter. 


Kokomo’s Grotto Fish Market


Live Dungeness Crab from our live tank cooked to order. 


Old Fisherman's Grotto


Crab Louie with Fresh Local Dungeness Crabmeat served over Salinas Valley organic mixed Greens with Chef's garnish.


Crab Cakes with Local Dungeness Crabmeat Lightly breaded and grilled, served with Sun Dried Tomato Aioli and Mango Sauce.


Paluca Trattoria


Dungeness Crab Cioppino style with crushed pomodoro (tomato), black olives, capers, pinch of Calabrian chile, Pinot Grigio, and Italian flat leaf parsley. 


Rockfish Harbor Grill


Roasted crab filled artichoke hearts topped with lemon beurre blanc.


Whole steamed Dungeness crab bathed in garlic butter, served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed fresh vegetables.


Recreational Dungeness Crab fishing and other fishing trips can also be booked at Chris' Fishing Trips or J & M Sport Fishing Trips daily on Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf subject to availability.