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King's Fish House

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1521 West Katella, Orange, CA 92867
714-771-6655
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 24
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh seafood, steamers

The fish is always first rate - fresh and well prepared and this visit was no exception. Our group had sushi, mussels, swordfish and halibut. Each of the main courses was perfectly prepared and delicious. The sour dough bread is freshly baked and delicious but there is never enough butter served... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
Tom L
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Orange County, California
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231 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful meal. My husband had the lobster tail and I had the king crab. Both were great and some of the best we ever had. I started with the beet salad that was fresh and very tasty. My husband had the rainbow roll that was even better than we had at a Japanese restaurant. We will be... More 

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Thank Debrah P
Somers, Connecticut
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Server was great. .food was ok at best. Oysters were spot on. King crab legs smelled old and we're mushy. Priced similar to a high end seafood restaurant but quality wise it was low end.

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Thank Ron F
Las Vegas, Nevada
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was outstanding, and the servers went the extra mile to make my son's birthday special. We all had different entrees, steak, fish, lobster.... Every single item was perfectly cooked to our specifications, and all was perfectly seasoned. We dine out a lot and perfection is very rare. Absolutely flawless, 5 points on every aspect. This has become our... More 

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Thank LillyLilly2011
Orange County, California
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The fish is always first rate - fresh and well prepared and this visit was no exception. Our group had sushi, mussels, swordfish and halibut. Each of the main courses was perfectly prepared and delicious. The sour dough bread is freshly baked and delicious but there is never enough butter served with the bread - always running out of butter.... More 

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Thank Tom L
Wailuku, Hawaii
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Even though we did take-out, the quality of the food was great and the service at the bar while we were waiting, was very friendly and accommodating.

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Thank garet t
Tel Aviv, Israel
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148 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

It was quite fancy, and obviously popular, with asl tables occupied. The clam chowder I started with, was very rich. In fact too rich (It was almost a stew rather than a soup). THe Salmon was too dry. I enjoy Red Lobster much more. Service was OK, but not impressive.

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Thank gonjo
Orange, California
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We just recently went there. We go there about twice a year. They change the menu every day depending on the fish they get in. So if you want your favorite fish try calling ahead to see if it's being served that day. If you are into oyster bars this place CANNOT be beat!

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Thank NurseB11
Georgetown, Texas
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110 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A business associate and I had lunch here. We were seated near the kitchen. I normally would complain but this time I had a bird's eye view. No big issues except the bread cutting station. Even though they tried not to, there was a lot of hand contact with the bread. Not good. The food was average.

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Thank John C
Southern California
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41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

King's used to be a favorite... well not anymore...they have changed the menu and with the changed menu a diminishment of the food.... order scallops - the plate looked like someone had already eaten off it....the scallops were no longer the large plumps scallops, but looked like they had been deflated... and were small in not only size but number....... More 

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Thank alesquire
Orange, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The bread is like San Francisco bread. Have the fish soup and a beer. Service is excellent. Best place for fish.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1521 West Katella, Orange, CA 92867
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: 714-771-6655

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese, American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?