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Best things to do in Pacific Grove

Aquarium
“The Monterey Bay Aquarium has a diverse, high-quality jellyfish exhibit along with many other sea creatures. Definitely worth checking out.”
281 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Probably the best restaurant in P.G. Specializes in great sustainable seafood. Best wine list on the Peninsula with extremely reasonable prices. Right around the corner at 701 Lighthouse. Occasional celebrity sightings, particularly during car week or Pebble Beach Pro Am. Reservations recommended.”
38 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Tiki Tuesday happy hour calamari appetizer & sweet potato fries. Spicy Thai chicken bowl or burger & finish with hula ice cream pie. ”
26 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The museum feels like a "step-back" in time. Be sure to take your children to see what museums were like in the last century. They will discover all about the local bird and fish population. Very friendly curators are very helpful. ”
18 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a local's favorite. They are popular for their early bird specials (9.99 - 12.99), fantastic view and fantastic food! Early bird requirements are to be seating and order by 5:30 - highly recommend!”
20 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Fabulous Food in one of the best settings on the peninsula. Go early 5-6 pm and watch the bagpiper play outside of the restaurant at the always entertaining fire pits. You never know who you will see and meet there.”
11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Famous, old school, fine dining in historic building. Close to Monterey Bay Aquarium ”
13 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Wonderful historic lighthouse. Its beacon is noticeable every night....worth the tour!”
10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Excellent food with great wine selection, good location off of Lighthouse Ave. and friendly service. One of our regular go-to spots.”
11 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Thamine has done a fantastic job of delivering tapas bar style food! Authentic, innovative, and great wines available!”
9 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The best classic Italian style pizza in Monterey brought to you since 1974 from this Sicilian family. ”
7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“ This is a charming and beautiful old-fashioned theater that features many first-run movies. it has a large movie screen and comfortable seating. ”
5 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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3 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is great restaurant for lunch and dinner. Their clam chowder will not disappoint you. Other seafood dishes are great also. It is one of the hidden gems in Pacific Grove.”
7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Monterey County’s #1 Steak House. It's a great steak house but my favorite dish there is the Seafood Cioppino, it's heaven. appetizer and entry $25-75 per per person. ”
3 locals recommend
Bar
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“We love the Bubba Gump restaurant to eat at. Especially if you saw the movie "Forrest Gump"”
2 locals recommend