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Fish House Vera Cruz

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417 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92009
+1 760 434 6777
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Today
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 135
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  • 104
    Very good
  • 48
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  • 19
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Lunch

We try to stop at the Fish house each time we are in Carlsbad. I highly recommend the Rockerfeller Bread. You can make a meal out of this. The service is attentive.Fresh fish well prepared .They have a fresh fish counter that has some very interesting items.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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La Paz, Mexico
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Bailey, Colorado
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We had the shrimp and scallop skewer, bacon weaved. Side dish of scalloped mash potatoes and steamed broccoli. Monk fish wrapped in bacon, with side dishes of scalloped mash potatoes and fresh tomatoes. Service was quick for a very very busy and well loved local restaurant.

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The food is good for the price, just average. I have never had a bad meal here, and they are probably the best seafood in San Marcos. I personally have the option of other places I rank higher.

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Murrieta, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have always enjoyed Vera Cruz! Enjoy the food and the atmosphere. The prices have gone up a bit over the years but the food is certainly excellent and well worth it.

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Burlington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visited for dinner during a trip to Carlsbad. Ordered halibut at waiter's recommendation. Unfortunately, the fish was dry, tough and over cooked. Disappointing for a fish restaurant. On a positive note, the New England clam chowder was delicious.

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La Paz, Mexico
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We try to stop at the Fish house each time we are in Carlsbad. I highly recommend the Rockerfeller Bread. You can make a meal out of this. The service is attentive.Fresh fish well prepared .They have a fresh fish counter that has some very interesting items.

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Riverside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Each time we eat at Vera Cruz Fish House in Carlsbad the food is always so exceptional. Each dish is prepared like you're the only one they're preparing for. The service and atmosphere is warm and friendly.

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Mission Viejo, California
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This restaurant offers in-house dining as well as over-the-counter fresh fish to take home and cook up yourself. They offer a nice selection of grilled fresh fish options served with abundant side dishes. I enjoyed the white sea bass. The service was efficient and friendly, and our server was knowledgeable

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We don't always want a sit down fancy meal when hanging at the beach. Our condo has a kitchen so we pick up a container of clam chowder, smoked salmon and anything else that looks appealing. We take it back to our place and sip cocktails while we eat great quality seafood. We've eaten dinner there also. You get to... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to Fish House Vera Cruz. The place is decorated nicely, with several aquariums and it even has a fish market by the front entrance. We had the Ahi Tuna and the King Salmon. Both dishes were really yummie, though one side of the salmon was a little bit too dry....still very good though. We had a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

So we saw this place walking around Carlsbad Village after we had eaten at Dini's. We decided we'd come back to check it out, and we are so glad we did. First, Tyler was behind the fish counter gave us lots of info on each fish, how to get it cooked (Cajun, etc), and how to order. They answered every... More 

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Additional Information about Fish House Vera Cruz

Address: 417 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone Number: +1 760 434 6777
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 417 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760 434 6777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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