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California Fish Grill

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3988 Barranca Pkwy, Ste B, Irvine, CA 92606-8260
949-654-3838
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fishing.

Catfish fried!!! You bet!! Awesome crisp crunch till your tongue meets the cats meow! Full of flavor too. Busy so be prepared for a little wait - just imagine your fishing and waiting for that first bite.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
Patrick G
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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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  • Local cuisine
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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Catfish fried!!! You bet!! Awesome crisp crunch till your tongue meets the cats meow! Full of flavor too. Busy so be prepared for a little wait - just imagine your fishing and waiting for that first bite.

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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have visited several restaurants on this chain and believe me, If the fish was not good, I would never have stepped into another one. The food is grilled or fried (its your choice of what you want) and the choices of fresh fish is well worth the visit. I have tried almost every type of fish on the menu.... More 

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Irvine, California
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We live a mile from Fish Grill so my wife likes to eat here often. I mean, like a couple of times a month. I've eaten here once and the place is always packed.They have indoor and outdoor seating but like I said, for lunch and peak dinner hours be prepared to wait for your food. But they are quite... More 

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east coast
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Wow! Delicious fresh fish.. We ordered salmon, white fish and halibut. All tasted fresh and perfectly cooked... and with different flavors. so hard to choose my favorite. We had fish over rice, plus a bowl of beans (which was not great and didn't seem to go with the flavor of the fish) plus a slice of bread (had to go... More 

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Irvine Ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I thoroughly enjoy patronizing this restaurant because the service is friendly and efficient and the fish quality is consistently outstanding. The tilapia and mahi mahi are my favorites.

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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Do you like fish, zucchini, salsa and tartar sauce? Look no further, as this eatery satisfies all my cravings. SIMPLY ENJOY! Indoor or outdoor seating and lots of hungry eaters besides yourself....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This place is a casual eatery where you order at a counter and are given a number, after which, they bring the food to you. It is very reasonably priced and you get your order fairly quickly. I can be a finicky fish eater. I don't like a lot of salmon and fishy fish. I do love white flesh fish... More 

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austin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I have traveled here past three years for swim meet. This place is a great casual place for seafood, love their fried scallops!

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I tried this place by following some yelp reviews. The people here were super friendly. My 2 year old must have made friends with all the servers. The portions were among the largest I have seen for seafood preparations. I ordered the catfish and my wife ordered the fish tacos. The fish was fresh, Loved it.

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Santa Ana, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

First visit here. as soon as I entered the restaurant, I faced a cashier who wanted to take my order. Never did see a menu, posted or available on the counter. I asked for salmon, a Favorite of mine, and was given several choices. Hard to hear the cashier speaking. Got my drank and sat. Food came in a reasonable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3988 Barranca Pkwy, Ste B, Irvine, CA 92606-8260
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: 949-654-3838

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?