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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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  • 36
    Very good
  • 4
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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
This place is awesome!

I love the food here. Especially the charbroiled fish items. I have lunch here at a least once week. My favorite restaurant in Irvine!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I love the food here. Especially the charbroiled fish items. I have lunch here at a least once week. My favorite restaurant in Irvine!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The freshest fish ever! Kids love it and gobble up last fry. Can't wait to go back and enjoy it again with the family. Will get charbroiled shrimp skewer over rice with zucchini side. Yummy yummy food!

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Costa Mesa, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is the best fish around, especially for the low price. It's a go up and order place, then they bring your food to you. Nice portions and great sides. Good selection of fish cooked a variety of ways. I love to go to this place, been there many times.

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you are looking for fresh fish, but not fine dining, this is the place to go. I come here often and take my food to go after the gym. This very casual restaurant is always very busy. I totally recommend calling your order in. I usually get their salmon or their swordfish cajun style. Delicious. Even my son who... More 

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Tulsa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Great place for fish. Not impressed with the limited seating and noise level. Fish entrees were great. Whitefish on rice bed with Garlic butter sauce was exceptional. The price was right for southern Ca. so no surprise there. My wife and I would eat there again if we ever go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

It's a no frills place for a quick fishy meal with family. There's outdoor seating too. There are plenty of healthy grilled choices.

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Irvine CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I love fish but tacos leave my cold; my friends took me to California Fish grill. The fish is fresh there is not fishy flavor. The price is right. Their fish and chips are great. I had to take some of it home.. more than I could eat there. It is a good place to go for fresh fish that... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Sometimes a lengthy queue but I'll still happily wait. I usually go for the Salmon, my husband for the Battered fish but it never disappoints. If it's busy you may struggle to sit and eat outside but you can normally find inside seating available. Sells wine and beer also and it's inexpensive, especially considering the quality.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Fresh fish and poki, with outdoor seating. I prefer the Baramundi, and its the most expensive thing on the menu at around $11, but the Swai or Tilapia is around $7-8 and is really tasty, comes with 2 sides. The fish is grilled fresh right in front of you. The place is always busy and that means, they are doing... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is not a fancy restaurant but the fish is fresh and it is the best on town. The prices is also very good. Don't expect to find a fancy place, but if you like fresh fish go to the place. During the weekends and a dinner is very crowded, but you can skip the rush hours and enjoy a... More 

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Additional Information about California Fish Grill

Address: 3988 Barranca Pkwy, Ste B, Irvine, CA 92606-8260
Phone Number: 949-654-3838
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Seafood

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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?