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One lunch in Monterey (seafood or Mexican near the Aquarium?)

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One lunch in Monterey (seafood or Mexican near the Aquarium?)

Big Bad Voodoo Lou | Nov 12, 2012 03:38 PM

Hey, folks. My wife and I are Floridians who are traveling to San Jose very soon. We've been getting great advice about San Jose restaurants on the San Francisco board, but we're also renting a car for a day trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, which will be on a Sunday. I'm a little nervous about driving on unfamiliar California roads, but I'm sure I'll get over that.

So we're hoping for one great meal in Monterey, ideally near the Aquarium -- maybe local seafood or Mexican. I'm not sure if it will be a lunch or a dinner, but I'm thinking probably lunch. We won't want anything fancy or high-end, and neither of us drink. Any suggestions? A co-worker recommended Gilbert's on the Wharf nearby, and suggested the entire Wharf is nothing but seafood restaurants. Is that a good choice?

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