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King's Fish House

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5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
760-431-3474
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food

Went to King's with family (6 of us). We had made a reservation and were seated quickly after arriving. We were given menus by the hostess, then our waiter came by and took our drink orders. We also ordered a calamari for our appetizer. When our drinks arrived, we were also given warm... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
dml718
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Carlsbad, CA
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Carlsbad, CA
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Went to King's with family (6 of us). We had made a reservation and were seated quickly after arriving. We were given menus by the hostess, then our waiter came by and took our drink orders. We also ordered a calamari for our appetizer. When our drinks arrived, we were also given warm sourdough bread with butter. For our entrees,... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went to dinner with another couple. We ended up spending several hours talking as well as eating and the service was excellent the entire time. Our friends had sushi while we ate salads and a shrimp appetizer. My husband really liked the Southwestern salad. The Walnut with Blue Cheese salad was my pick. Lots of yummy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Just visited this place while vacationing Legoland for the weekend. The food was just "ok", no sparks and not star dishes. We ordered the appetizer that had fried calamari, shrimp, and crab cakes. The crab cakes were good, but the remoulade sauce was not, It was runny and missing flavor. I also got the fish and chips and it was... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We have come to eat here over the past few years, and the price has gone up consistently while the quality and the offering has not. We enjoy the warm bread, and some of the veggies/side dishes. However, while the fish may be fresh, the 40% increase in price over the past year has taken away from the popularity of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Just arrived in San Diego needed dinner and decided to give this place a try. The blackened Catfish was too spicy, the zucchini was grilled only on one side. NOT that impressed with the food. The service was good, our waitress was very attentive, so I give her a 5.

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Pflugerville, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The food was just average. I was not crazy about the clam chowder or my salmon. My husband didn't care for his mussel and scallops. Service was good.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

For a chain (I think) I was impressed by the decor and service. Our waiter was very attentive and just the right amount of checking in. We enjoyed rainbow roll, crunchy shrimp and tuna rolls- all well done. Mould have been rolled tighter but flavor was there. I definitely will return to try other things on menu.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We were with a group of people and everyone seemed to enjoy their meals. I had the Southwest Salad - excellent - and my husband had fish and chips, also excellent. The fresh bread that was served was delicious, along with the calamari appetizers. It got a little loud and hard to hear but I guess you can't avoid that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We are from out of town and was looking for a place for my daughters birthday. We picked Kings since seafood is one her favorite genres of food. I kinda consider myself a seafood expert dining at some of Americas finest seafood joints. Kings delivered with amazing entrees and sushi. The waiters were amazing! They were very knowledgable and willing... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The service here was impeccable. The menu was diverse. The food was very good. I was seated and served immediately. I did not have to request anything from my server who was very attentive. The price is a little high when compared to what you are served. I had friend shrimp which consisted of 5 shrimp, a dab of cole... More 

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Additional Information about King's Fish House

Address: 5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
Phone Number: 760-431-3474
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-431-3474

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?