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1468 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 943-6221
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Ranked #14 of 255 Restaurants in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Ventura, CA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Always fun to find the out of the way prize. My cousin recommended Fish 101 & although off the beaten path it was worth it. An unassuming structure & walk up counter met us on our arrival. Menu was on a chalkboard above the counter. Many delicious choices. My choice was a wonderful Poke Bowl of sushimi grade tuna. Portions... More 

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San Diego, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We came here on a Saturday at approximately 5:45 PM and still stood in line for a while to order food. Guests have to find there own seating following put in the order and it can be rather difficult with large parties. The fried calamari was pretty good but i think I've have better shrimp tacos elsewhere. I'd venture here... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

After reading excellent reviews on this restaurant I made a special trip to it on my visit to Leucadia....I had the white clam chowder and mahi mahi fish sandwich. The Clam chowder was tasty Except, I had only 3 small pieces of clam in my chowder with 90% of the chowder consisting of large chunks of potato...they should really call... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Just had the best dinner with family before heading back home. Fishtacos. Doesn't get any better than this.

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Superb fresh fish and a buzzy, friendly atmosphere. Very reasonably priced, fast service and an interesting menu with daily specials. Even if you're scared of fish (all those bones, eh!), there's something to tempt you. Nothing pretentious or faux-posh, just good food... Oh, and beer in jam jars.

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Radovljica, Slovenia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Small restaurant on the main street with the best food and service! Excelent hamburgers and tacos at a decent price.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Best fish tacos. Super fresh. Simple presentation. Picnic tables. Beer was cold. Service was fast. No complaints here.

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stumbled onto Fish 101 a few months ago and found out its a hit spot in Encinitas. Sometimes there is even a line out the door. It's casual dining with very good food at a decent price.

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Great food! Great fish! if you are part of the surfer crowd. The food is surprisingly good, and those grilled romaine lettuce hearts, oh my oh my. I have become addicted and now make them at home. BUT this is NOT the place to take someone hard of hearing i.e., aged friends or relatives: IT IS SO LOUUUUUUUD that you... More 

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Encinitas, CA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Tried this restaurant for the first time. Our favorite in town is Off the Hook. Still is. No complaints. Prefer Off the Hook for value and taste.

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Additional Information about Fish 101

Address: 1468 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone Number: (760) 943-6221
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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