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California Fish Grill

3988 Barranca Pkwy, Ste B, Irvine, CA 92606-8260
949-654-3838
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Ranked #5 of 516 restaurants in Irvine
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
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English first
Hollywood, Florida
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Little money but you want fish? Then come here. When I want a good size meal that includes fish and little to spend I come here. This is actually a chain. I usually stay away from chains, but this place is an exception to the rule. I always get the grilled fish with garlic butter (I know I should not... More

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Santa Ana
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100 reviews 100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I am a big fan of the CFG franchise and have visited almost all of the locations. I would say this is a great location with a lot of action and is close to other shops nearby. Love the Salmon as well.

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Norfolk, Nebraska
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Fun atmosphere with fast service and delicious seafood selections. We had the crab cakes and the fried pollack and both were scrumptuous. I especially enjoyed the coleslaw which had almonds and raisins tucked in with a delightful sauce.

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Yuma, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Is this the best fish you've ever had? No, but it is right up there and it is relatively inexpensive and the service was quick and efficient. And...you get a ton of food for the cost. My wife and I both opted for the standard fish and chips (pollock) while I added some scallops. It was our first time here... More

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Tustin, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food is great with the vareity of grill fish available to you. They are flexible with substitutions. The portions are more than enough for one person. The price point is great for lunch cost. It's average of $10. This location is a very popular location and always packed during lunch time. If you are in a hurry, you might want... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great place for grilled seafood, battered or grilled fish & shrimp tacos. Garlic butter or Cajun seasoning - my kids love this place, too! They have nice lunch combo specials, too! Quick, friendly service.

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Irvine, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a very good restaurant for people like sea food. white fish is best choice among all the people

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Irvine CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

They have an extensive menu but my husband and I always get a nice piece of grilled fish with brown rice or sweet potato fries and delicious, fresh cole slaw. Choice of fish and there are many. Also choice of garlic butter or cajan. Order at the counter. Often there is a line that moves quickly. Servers deliver food to... More

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California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is not a table service restaurant. You order at the counter, get a number, find a table, and they'll bring it out to you. (Just like Baja Fresh). They have a condiment bar -- salsa, tartar sauce, lemons, etc. Food is good. All types of fish. They have combos that include a drink. You can get tacos too. I... More

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Tustin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you are looking for a light, healthy meal, California Fish Grill is the right choose. I like Mahi Mahi, and you may try as well.

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