Since the mid-1980s, this place has been introducing people to the fun activity of kayaking, with the added bonus of educating the customers about the preservation of marine life in the Monterey area. The store sells and rents all sorts of kayaks and has a variety of classes. The staff members are all accomplished experts, and many corporate group programs are available. Enjoy water sports and learn about the environment.
This little store sells antique furniture, paintings, home furnishings, and all sorts of decorative items on consignment from individuals and dealers. There is always something new here, and there is always a great deal to be had. It is a neat little shop and a great place to stumble into on the way to somewhere else. The proprietor even has auctions on a regular basis. Since 1988, the owner has been providing personalized service to a clientele of regulars and occasional passers-by.
This unique little candy shop on Fisherman's Wharf sells amazing specialty candies, all of which are handmade on site. Choose from gourmet salt water taffies, exotic handmade chocolate clusters, blueberry gummy whales, caramel apples and much, much more. Everything can be ordered online, and the store even has its own chat line and mailing list. It is a great place for that sweet-lover in all of us, and the service is fantastic. There is an additional store in Cannery Row. See website for online shopping and more.
This store has been manufacturing fine gifts in etched glass and crystal since 1975 and its specialty is executive gifts. It's all here: trophies, frames, boxes, business card holders and more. Whatever corporate event you're holding, this place will make the speaker gifts for you. The craftsmanship is extremely professional and the service is top-notch. The store also does a lot of business in making golf tee prizes and trophies. Stop in and see the spectacular showroom in Pacific Grove.
Specializing in garlic products from all over California, For Garlic Lovers first opened its doors on Cannery Row in 2004. The walls, shelves, ceiling and floor are crowded with all things garlic. Purchase garlic olives, garlic potato chips, garlic sauce or garlic jelly (no, really). Go for baskets of garlic edibles or just an entire braid of garlic. Just don't plan on initiating any seaside romance after sampling your purchases. See website for more details.
Beads of every color of the rainbow, not to mention neutral, black, white, beige and translucent tones, can be found at this store. Glass, crystal, metal and acrylic beads fill the containers all around the store. There are also lots of unusual, eye-catching beads made of porcelain, brass, bone and wood. Purchase all the beads you need to make your own jewelry as well as the clasps, string and other necessities. People who want the look but do not have the patience to create it can purchase jewelry made by Kris Avina, the owner of the store.
The cuddly, photogenic creatures that were nearly wiped out by fur traders in the 1700s and 1800s are still few in number. Friends of the Sea Otter is dedicated to educating people about the otters and expanding efforts to save them. The organization's store at Cannery Row sells jewelry, stuffed toys, posters, calendars and lots more otter-themed merchandise and apparel. The store is equally popular with animal rights activists and shoppers who just want a cute toy or a Monterey souvenir.
Roughly 50 factories have an outlet store at this Monterey center. Though it has a Pacific Grove address, it is actually just a short walk from the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row. Visitors can purchase designer apparel, sportswear, shoes and accessories at deeply discounted prices. Stores include Nine West and Van Heusen. There are a few eateries on the premises, including including Archie's American Diner and others. Credit card acceptance policies vary by merchant.
The name is not the only thing that hearkens back to the days when everything worth buying could be found in one store. This place is actually housed in a squat old building that dates back nearly a century. Instead of barrels of candy and bolts of fabric, though, you will find racks of wind chimes, bins of seashells, Monterey logo apparel and a panoply of other gift and souvenir items. The animals of the Peninsula are immortalized in crystal, bronze and wood. Shoppers from all around the globe look for the perfect little doodad or trinket to bring back to the folks at home. See website for product list, photos, coupons and more.
This tobacco store originally opened up in 1873 and provides a wide variety of fine cigars and tobacco, as well as an excellent selection of knives, cutlery, model airplanes, swords, chess sets, poker sets, rifles, and several other tidbits for the discerning smoker and poker player. The store has won an award from Coast Weekly as the number one shop in Monterey to purchase men's smoking accessories. Inside, you can view the such items hanging all over the walls, up to the ceiling, and the service is excellent and attentive.
Cannery Row is a fantastic waterfront street a mile down
the coast from Fisherman's Wharf. The street is featured in John Steinbeck's book Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday. Cannery Row is named after old sardine canning factories, but those ...
This five year old gallery in Cannery Row is one
of the best places on the Monterey peninsula to find an eclectic selection of candles and candle related paraphernalia. The aroma of fine incense from the wide selection of ...
This two story motel is very convenient and very affordable.
The rooms are decorated in warm earth tones, and the property boasts an indoor heated pool, sauna and spa (the only one of its kind in the area). This ...