Vivoloís Chowder House is located at 127 Central Avenue in Pacific Grove. The restaurant has been the winner of the ìBest Clam Chowder in Montereyî for 13 years in a row. The eatery is owned by Mark Davis, his wife Julie, and their family. Mark, who is originally from Boston, started working in restaurants at 15. He worked his way up to be a chef and has presided over kitchens all across the country. In 1990 he decided it was time to open his own restaurant, and settled in his wifeís native Monterey. Mark shares, ìthe restaurant is busy year round because 90% of his customers are local.îThe restaurant strives to serve upscale food in a casual beachy atmosphere. The menu offers simple and clean food prepared in an East Coast style. Mark uses only the finest and freshest seafood and produce to create the masterpieces emanating from the kitchen. Appetizers include: Oyster on the Half Shell Raw, Fried Oysters and Fried Monterey Bay Calamari.Salads include: Cajun Salad, with baby greens, tomatoes, bacon, avocado, egg, cucumber, bleu cheese, and your choice of cajun grilled chicken or fish, Spinach Salad with fresh spinach, cucumbers, tomatoes, egg, bacon, and a Classic Caesar Salad, featuring romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and garlic croutons, all tossed with caesar dressing. The restaurantís signature dish is the New England Chowder in a bread bowl, with a garlic cheese lid. The popular Boston Pan Roast is chock full of fresh prawns, scallops, oysters and bay shrimp. A donít miss dish is the Cioppino, featuring clams, fresh fish, scallops, prawns, calamari, with bell peppers in a zesty stew.Pasta dishes are served with your choice of sauce: marinara, alfredo, or garlic butter sauce. They include: Linguini Pescatori House Specialty, made with fresh fish, prawns, scallops and calamari, and Pasta Primavera, made with rotelle pasta, sauteed with artichoke hearts and fresh vegetables. The restaurant has a nice wine list and numerous beers on tap and in bottles. They do take-out and have a children’s menu. If you are looking for a great meal while in Pacific Grove, stop by Vivoloís Chowder House. Mark and his warm and attentive staff will welcome you and ensure you have a great dining experience!
127 Central Ave
Pacific Grove, AL 93950