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Commercial Wharf II says, “It’s unanimous!”

There are neighborhoods in Monterey County that are red hot for the HER Helmet Thursdays Project—a project launched in 2009 demonstrating Monterey County’s extra bike friendliness.
One such neighborhood is Monterey’s Commercial Wharf II. There, the first HER Helmet Thursdays participants, Sandbar & Grill and London Bridge Pub, were soon joined by Sapporo’s Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi.
When Allecia at LouLou’s Griddle in the Middle* heard about HER Helmet Thursdays, she didn’t hesitate with her response:  “I’m in!”
Thus by June 2010, this friendly waterfront neighborhood was in complete agreement, saying, “Here on Wharf II, you’re in an extra bike-friendly zone.”

London Bridge, Monterey

Above: This bike rack is directly outside London Bridge and just downstairs
from Sapporo’s. More bicycle racks have since been added.

Below: back view of Sandbar & Grill and LouLou’s Griddle in the Middle.

Bike over on a Thursday for a discount from these businesses. Click on their names below for details.
London Bridge Pub
LouLou’s Griddle in the Middle, Monterey*
Sandbar & Grill
Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi


*Regarding LouLou’s, note the sign below, in their window on May 15, 2022, about being open only limited days (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon) at this time. Check with LouLou’s for any updates.

Commercial Wharf II is wider and less heavily traveled by pedestrians than Old Fisherman’s Wharf / Wharf I, so people are welcome to bike on Wharf II. It’s a terrific place to catch some sweeping views!

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A good neighbor

Wharf II’s neighbor, Lopez Taqueria and Liquor, is also in the project. This taqueria with indoor tables is across Del Monte Avenue, on the corner. In the photo below, see it across the intersection and on the left.

Lopez Taqueria and Liquor (formerly La Casa Bodega Gourmet Deli)

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This post was published on 1 July 2010. One or more changes last made to this post on 15 May 2022.

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