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King's Fish House

1521 West Katella, Orange, CA 92867
714-771-6655
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Ranked #23 of 420 Restaurants in Orange
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $50
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
Cuisines: American, Japanese, Seafood
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
New Jersey
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146 reviews 146 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

First, let me begin by saying that my wild salmon was excellent. The dish came with grilled carrots and spinach, plus rice and beans. I found everything tasty. That is the good news. However, the service was not good. For example, I fished my water and the glass had none in it. The waitress came by twice. The second time,... More

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Orange, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I've been going to King's for several years and it's always my first choice for a relaxing meal & martini. Can't be beat for a before or after movie meal. What better way to compare notes on the movie you just saw with a friend, than over a casual late lunch or early dinner.

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New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

King's fish House was a little hit-and-miss on some of the entrees. Some dishes were overly spicy: the sauteed spinach side dish had too much pepper, otherwise would have been delicious. The Salmon with spice rub was too hot to be enjoyed, the flavorful crust had to be removed to be eaten by two people in our party. Otherwise preparation... More

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We first discovered King's in San Diego a few years ago and loved it then. Since that time, we have eaten at several of them, even though we usually shun chain restaurants. King's offers a wide ranging menu packed with delicious and fresh items. We are partial to the fresh oysters King's Fish House offers because they include fresh items... More

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germantown, md
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89 reviews 89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Based on a on-time experience, I wish I lived in the area instead of on the East Coast. I had their New Orleans style barbecue shrimp. Quite a bit different from the original developed at Pascal's Manale in New Orleans, which I've had on a number of occasions, but every bit as good and worth going out of your way... More

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Southern California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My wife and I often visit King's Fish House in Orange. The restaurant is near several of our favorite attractions including the Pond (now the Honda Center) and Angel Stadium. The fish is incredible. We love the Tilapia and the bread. The bread is incredible and always warm from the oven. The Ecuadorian Tilapia is succulent and cooked to perfection.... More

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Anaheim, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We live in Orange County and have tried a large number of seafood restaurants, sometimes discouraged at the lack of variety and freshness. No problem here! The menu features many many types of shellfish and fish, plus a few treats for land lubbers. My husband ordered mid-priced oysters as appetizers; they were outstanding. I had grilled artichokes, very delish and... More

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Long Beach, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This restaurant is just basically okay. Felt like a tourist restaurant that you would find next to Disneyland. Years back we used to eat at the King's Fish House in Long Beach, and I remember it being much better. Go instead to Walt's Wharf in Seal Beach or Los Alamitos Fish Company. Better food and better service. Service: Hard pressure... More

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Hughesville, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went here while I'm Southern California lest month and of the many meals we had during the eight days it was probably one if my favorites. They served this corn side dish which was fresh and delicious. My sister requested fresh hot fries and they went over and beyond what we expected. Not only did they bring out a large... More

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Plattsmouth, Nebraska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The only thing better at this restaurant than the food, was the atmosphere! No expense had been spared in recreating an 1800's New Orleans French quarter look and feel. The lounge was just packed with surprises, both visual and culinary. A great place to take family, friends or for a party. The staff was well trained and just completed the... More

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