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The Fish Market

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3775 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051
+1 408-246-3474
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Our second restaurant, opened in 1979 in the heart of the Silicon Valley...
Our second restaurant, opened in 1979 in the heart of the Silicon Valley, has been as popular with local residents as it has with the business crowd. A comfortable and spacious cocktail bar adds to the energetic atmosphere of this casual dining restaurant. Be sure to arrive early for the counter seats at the oyster bar, as they fill up quickly.
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    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Took my staff here while we were in town. Staff was friendly and we were seated right away. We all had the swordfish and it was cooked to perfection.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
David_Justin
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Took my staff here while we were in town. Staff was friendly and we were seated right away. We all had the swordfish and it was cooked to perfection.

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San Diego, California
3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I visited before this one and the one in San Diego and as always the service and food was great love the bread

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Open atmosphere, a little rustic with moderately high noise level. Wait staff was adequate. Started with oysters on the half shell and crab cakes which were excellent. This was coupled with a Ballast Point "Sculpin IPA", one of my favorite IPAs. Had the swordfish tacos for the main course which included a side of black beans. All in all a... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

a good seafood restaurant on a busy corner of Lawrence express way and El Camino. I had steamed lobster and it was delicious. It was good and fun to have another friend eating the same dish with me.

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Spay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Good place for oysters and other fish. Nothing exceptional except it is always crowded and you feel like a local when entering in this restaurant. For the atmosphere :)

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Campbell, CA
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We arrived earlier than our friends but Jessica seated us immediately so we could enjoy a glass of wine and be comfortable. She was very gracious. Our waiter, Eric, was friendly and efficient and most obliging when he was asked to split the bill into three unique parts. The fish is fresh and sustainable, especially the trout! It can get... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Every time I go to the Fish Market I tell myself to get a got meal. Yet every time I get a shrimp or crab louie! I am never disappointed in my choice. The best way to eat salad!

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Santa Clara, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Always consistent. They have a great special weekdays from 4:00 to 6:00. Food is Fresh. I have been going here for years and never had a bad meal. My only drawback is that it can get noisy because the space is wide open.

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ducka62
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169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We order some fish and chips, crab rolls, ahi and their augratin potatoes were delicious. We will be back again. Great service also.

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Verderio, Italy
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I have been many times in this restaurant in past, almost every time I traveled to San Jose. It was almost a pleasant experience. This time, after few years, I have been considerably disappointed. The service is significantly worsened and even the food quality. But the price has been increased a lot. I do not think I will come back... More 

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Additional Information about The Fish Market

Address: 3775 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Phone Number: +1 408-246-3474
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
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 12 - 45
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3775 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: +1 408-246-3474

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 45
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

Description

Our second restaurant, opened in 1979 in the heart of the Silicon Valley, has been as popular with local residents as it has with the business crowd. A comfortable and spacious cocktail bar adds to the energetic atmosphere of this casual dining restaurant. Be sure to arrive early for the counter seats at the oyster bar, as they fill up quickly.
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

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