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The Fish Market

3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
650 493 9188
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Ranked #12 of 312 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

It's hard to judge a restaurant based on a single visit. The particular items my wife and I ordered were not particularly noteworthy, and so we did not get a good feel for what the restaurant was capable of. I would say our visit was OK, and I would try the restaurant again when in the vicinity.

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Dawlish, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My first visit to this restaurant last night left me stuffed. When you enter the restaurant, you see a market case full of gorgeous fish. The swordfish particularly took my eye. Where I live in England, it is almost impossible to get swordfish, so this was my choice. I ordered the mesquite grilled chipotle swordfish (the only sword on the... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had the pasta with sea scallops , two of us got the sole, one the chopped prawns salad, and The last one got the california Maki! It was very good , the restaurant is Nice but I would not say it is excellent ! My sea scallops were good but Maybe not as tasty as it should be !... More

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Palo Alto, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It seems to have gone downhill un the past couple of years. I’ve tried a couple of times recently. Food seems dried out and chewy maybe because it is, in fact, dried out, And pricy too,

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Palo Alto
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have been going to the Fish Market for several years, and have watched the prices go up. But the fish is still good and fresh, as are the potatoes, the vegetables, and of course the French bread they serve with each meal. It is a fine place to eat before or after the movie at the movie theater in... More

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Moscow, Russia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

We found this nice place following to Tripadvisor recommendations and were not disappointed. Extremely polite service but if your are on the diet ask twice about ingredients:)

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Palo Alto, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have been a client of this restaurant since it opened many years ago. I love the grilled fish and the cioppino is great! Service is always excellent and friendly. The bar is cozy and allows you to watch sportingly events while eating. They have a set menu between four and six pm that provides a main course and soup... More

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Palo Alto, California
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

High quality food at an ok price. I don't think the place quite deserves its sky-high reputation, but it's still worth while from time to time. Nice atmosphere and service.

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Tucson, Arizona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I love the clams on the half shell. I had Mahi to go with it and it was very good. We timed to right and there was plenty of parking which can be a challenge here.

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Mission, British Columbia, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We were there on September 9, 2014 for dinner. Sour dough french bread came to the table immediately for those who were hungry (which we were), next closest to Fisherman's Wharf that we have had. My husband ordered the fish and chips combo. He said that both the scallops and shrimp were the best he had had anywhere - ever!... More

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Additional Information about The Fish Market

Address: 3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone Number: 650 493 9188
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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