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Enterprise Fish Co.

174 Kinney St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5302
310-392-8366
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Ranked #61 of 573 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $60
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Main St
Description: Enterprise Fish Company, Santa Monica has been around since 1979, serving a wide selection of the freshest seafood dishes where patrons can watch and smell their meals come to life, grilled to order over our mesquite flame grills.
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River Grove, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

From their website, Enterprise Fish Co. looks like it's going to be a modern, upscale restaurant with beautifully presented dishes. Based on my actual experience, I felt like I had just stepped into a slightly upmarket Red Lobster. I will admit here that I like to eat at nice restaurants when I'm on vacation. Unless I'm going for "local flavor",... More 

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Woodland Hills, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The space is very casual. My clam chowder was very good as was the Jambalaya. In our group someone had the 2lb lobster and said it was great. Someone had the swordfish and said it tasted frozen and was prepared in a rather bland manner.

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Alicia F, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co., responded to this review

I'm so glad your clam chowder and jambalaya hit the spot, Ira! Those are two of our house favorites -- especially our homemade chowder. I'm sorry to hear your friend didn't enjoy the swordfish as much, though. We're only serving up the freshest, highest quality ingredients, but of course, you should be able to taste that fresh difference. If there's... More 

Los Angeles
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Really great place for happy hour. It can get really crowded though, so get there early. Lots of appetizer and drink specials, the calamari and oysters on the half shell are the best!

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Alicia F, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co., responded to this review

Nothing beats your seafood favorites at a great price, right? It's awesome to hear you enjoy swinging by for our happy hour! We'll see you next time you make it to Santa Monica. Take care, Amanda Harris General Manager More 

Santa Clarita
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Felt like fish, remembered this place and decided to try it again after many a year absence. We ordered the Poke appetizer, overall it was OK except it had very string fish. My wife and I both ordered the swordfish. When it arrived It was a tiny piece of fish that was basically raw, I sent mine back, my wife... More 

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Alicia F, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co., responded to this review

Each and every dish should come out cooked to perfection, and I'm sorry to hear that this wasn't the case. Thanks for making sure to mention it to our team, because we're more than happy to take care of any issue right away. It sounds like your server brought you out some sides while you waited, so I hope that... More 

Marina del Rey, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I have eaten at Enterprise Fish Co. in Santa Monica several times and have NEVER been disappointed. Besides having one of the best Happy Hours on the Westside... Enterprise Fish Co. have a 2 lb. Lobster Special early in the week... every week for an amazing $35.00, check as this may vary by season. This is often enough for two... More 

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Alicia F, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co., responded to this review

It's great to hear from you, John! Thanks for taking the time to share your kind words on here. It sounds like our lobster is really hitting the spot, which is excellent. We hope to see you soon for more of your favorites! Take care, Amanda Harris General Manager More 

LaSalle
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We are visiting Santa Monica for the first time and have enjoyed happy hour at Enterprise twice. The mussels and poke we're outstanding as was the service from Nicole. She added the value to our happy hour and dining experience that was exceptional. What a great time we had.

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Alicia F, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co., responded to this review

I'm so excited to hear you enjoyed your first visit here in Santa Monica! Nicole will be thrilled to know you were so happy with her service, and it's of course always nice to get such kind praise when it comes to our food. Now that you've found Santa Monica, I hope we'll be seeing you very soon! All the... More 

Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Having passed this place so often that it had receded into invisibility, wandering in there one evening was a lovely surprise. It's a busy, big bustling dining room. Lot's of good energy. The service is really great. Having gone back more than once after the initial visit the service is consistently above par. The menu is fun. The appetizers are... More 

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Alicia F, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co., responded to this review

Well, I'm glad you decided to wander in and give us a try! It's so great to hear you enjoyed your meal so much -- "near perfect" is just the kind of thing I love to hear, as I'm sure you can imagine. Thanks again for visiting us! I hope we'll be seeing you again soon. All the best, Amanda... More 

Clarksville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Me and a buddy went for dinner and drinks. Enjoyed the fried calamari and grilled fish with miso glaze and vegetables. My friend had a burger and fries. It's not cheap, but the quality is there. Might be just a little pricy, but it is in Santa Monica.

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Alicia F, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co., responded to this review

Comments like these just make our day, and it's fantastic to hear that you and your friend enjoyed your dinner and drinks with us. We only use the best ingredients, and it sounds like you really appreciated the quality of our food. This is exactly the kind of experience we want for all of our guests, so I hope you... More 

Santa Monica, CA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My husband and I meet here a lot for lunch. Our fav place to sit is in the bar area by a window. The service is always friendly. Love some of their special craft cocktails! I always get a great shrimp cocktail and chowder. My husband says its the best fried fishermans platter in the city! Desserts are great too!!... More 

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Alicia F, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co., responded to this review

I'm thrilled to hear this, Gracie! Thanks for making us one of your go-to spots for fresh catches and strong drinks. We can't wait to welcome you and your husband back in for more of your favorites! Best, Amanda Harris General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had a wonderful family dinner - there were 7 of us. A few of us had the lobster bisque with the pastry puff and a few had clam chowder. Both soups were good. I had the fish grill on a skewer which had two shrimp and scallops which was very good. However my favorite dish was the side of... More 

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Alicia F, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co., responded to this review

Can't beat those Brussel Sprouts! So glad everyone had a blast, Ike. Come back and see us next time you're in Santa Monica. We'd love to see you again! Warm regards, Amanda Harris General Manager More 

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Additional Information about Enterprise Fish Co.

Address: 174 Kinney St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5302
Phone Number: 310-392-8366
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 60
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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