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The Fish Market

3775 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051
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Ranked #4 of 361 restaurants in Santa Clara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Everything is fresh as evidenced by the fish and crab counter at the entrance. We noticed the menus are printed daily. Started with dungenous crab appetizer - excellent! Skewered shrimp were cooked just right and augratin potatoes were tastey.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Very fresh fish and great selection. We had the Yellowfin Tuna and sablefish and both cooked to perfection. Clam chowder was creamy and lots of clams. Thanh provide excellent service. Really good value for the money. Highly recommended.

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Garland, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is my second time to this restaurant and always impressed me with their fresh seafood. The Baja California oyster is one of my favorite appetizer. Clam chowders, sword fish and mixed seafood are just as fresh as it can be. The oysters are the best, soo fresh I can taste the saltiness of the wafer, the grilled sword fish... More

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Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I am a big fan of the Fish Market. Nice family atmosphere. Good service and excellent food. I adore the grilled artichokes when in season, a must.

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Virginia Beach, VA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

First of all, we did not dine in--we ordered takeout. What we liked: 1. Incredibly fat, tender, mild Alaskan cod filets 2. Panko crumbs add the perfect crisp-crunch 3. Fresh veggies 4. Friendly wait staff 5. Varied menu What we didn't like: A little pricey.

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San Jose, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This place has fresh seafood and is incredibly consistent, considering we've must've been here close to a 100 times over the years. They have a pretty larger menu, so they have a good variety to please everyone, though there are some items that we normally stick with and others we wouldn't bother. The chowders (both white & red) are very... More

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GrassValley
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you are looking for fresh fish this is the place to go! It was very busy but our waitress gave us no clue how very busy she was and in fact she made us feel like her only customers! Our dinners where so very good and tasty and the prices were great for the all the freshness from the... More

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West Linn, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This establishment is on of my favorite places to eat in San Jose. While the restaurant is really good, what I really like is the oyster bar. I sit there and chat with the guy behind the oyster bar while eating raw oysters, Oysters Rockefeller, Oysters San Lucas, smoked fish, and many other kinds of seafood, prepared right there by... More

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San Jose, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been going to the Fish Market restaurants in the area for the past 25 years. My most recent visit was to the Fish Market in Sunnyvale on El Camino. I had sautéed yellow fin tuna with a side of cherry tomatoes and cole slaw. The food was very fresh and tasty. Service was good and everything arrived promptly.... More

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

we dined at the fish house based upon trip advisor reviews. we were disappointed with our meal in a few ways. We have some significant food allergies, which we communicated up front (and which also makes dining out a pain). My husband ended up with an anaphylactic reaction at the end of the evening. This, in of itself, earns the... More

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