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Fishbar Manhattan Beach Seafood Restaurant

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3801 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3130
310-796-0200
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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So, here we were in Manhattan Beach walking to our chosen restaurant. CLOSED! Ugh, now what?!? Search Trip Advisor! What an INCREDIBLE find! It was just meant to be. 1st good sign - walked in, full of locals. Sat down and settled on the NE Clam Chowder and Lobster Tacos - both were HOME RUNS... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

So, here we were in Manhattan Beach walking to our chosen restaurant. CLOSED! Ugh, now what?!? Search Trip Advisor! What an INCREDIBLE find! It was just meant to be. 1st good sign - walked in, full of locals. Sat down and settled on the NE Clam Chowder and Lobster Tacos - both were HOME RUNS! The chowder had a sweet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

In LA on business and staying in El Segundo I found this place on Urbanspoon. Fantastic food - specializing in mesquite grilled seafood. We had about a 10 minute wait and then sat in the lively bar area. The sourdough bread was very good and I am in the baking industry and had dinner with a European baker. We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great value. Amazing food. Terrific vibe. If you want to have amazing tuna tacos or lobster tacos look no further. And outstanding margaritas. Would give ten stars if it were an option.

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Somerset, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

After a long day my husband and I were trying to find a good place to go eat that was serving late. We arrived at 9 pm and noticed it was lobster night. He had the lobster tacos and I had a whole lobster with 2 sides for $26, you can't beat that. I thought the vibe was fun and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

So Fishbar is a personal favorite. It used to be the old Baja Sharkeez where every Manhattan Beach young adult spent a period of "nightlife" time at one point or another. Sharkeez got "fancy" on us and moved to a different location and a restaurant family took over the eccentric building and opened up FishBar. They were quite smart as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

First, the food here is delicious. Lots of fresh fish and shellfish prepared in many styles. The fact that this place is always packed attests to the quality of its food because it is not in a location that you would just stumble upon--and even when you are looking for it, it is almost a bit hard to spot. Located... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I stayed in Manhattan Beach for only seven days but went to the FishBar twice. Excellent place. Excellent food and Excellent staff. If you in Manhattan Beach don't miss the Fishbar!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

I have visited this place a number of times and the service and food has always been excellent. There is always a wait to get in but around 6-7pm it has never been more than 20minutes. A must visit place if you are in the area.

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Roanoke, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Picked this based on trip advisor reviews. Very glad we did! Food was great...service so, so but the food was worth putting up with a little scatter brained waitress. Just a block down to the beach...beautiful view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

While staying at a hotel near LAX, I searched for good seafood restaurants nearby and found this cool spot with good food and good service! It was about 15 minutes to the restaurant and was well worth it. Just make sure to call ahead and make a reservation since it was full. You will enjoy it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3801 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3130
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: 310-796-0200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?