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Enterprise Fish Co.

174 Kinney St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5302
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Ranked #53 of 553 restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $20 - $60
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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81% Recommend
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Hollywood, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We went in part because of the rave reviews about the lobster bisque. It was pretty tasty, and the puff pastry topping was a nice touch, but do not order a bowl. The "bowl" is a small crock, and I would almost guarantee it held the same amount as the cup other people in my party ordered but it cost... More

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Arroyo Grande, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This was a wonderful experience all around: ambiance, service, food, drinks. Staff is cheerful, quick, helpful (and refreshingly un-tatted). The barista expertly poured our custom drinks while we waited for our table, and put a tasty Italian cherry in my Manhattan. Bride's extra olives were enough for a salad! Server Katie was great, greeting us with "happy anniversary", and explaining... More

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Los angeles
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346 reviews 346 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This restaurant is just a little of of Main Street, between Venice and Santa Monica. There is plenty of cheap parking, $1 an hour, right in front of the restaurant. They have long happy hour menu at the bar, I think through 9 pm, and full menu at the table. It's a big place, quite noisy, especially by the bar.... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Everything was excellent, fab food and service. Our server was really helpful and friendly, and we'll definitely be back!

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Santa Monica, California, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Bar none, the best happy hour in Santa Monica. I met Ron Jeremy here once, and he gave me what he called "a Ron Jeremy hug". This is a true locals hangout. The food is excellent, and the happy hour prices are superb. I've actually only sat down at a dining table here once, and the food was good, but... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We went there specifically because they served clam chowder in a sourdough bowl, and they did not disappoint. It was really tasty even if not the best I've had. We both ordered that along with a Caesar salad. The service was not great, our waiter seemed a little aloof, but it was fine, not a huge complaint.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Very nice place to eat lobster from Maine and crab in Santa Monica. You should also try Boston style clam cowder. It is delicious. This is our second time in a year and a half. If you stop by Santa Monice, I strongly reccommend this nice place. Atmosphere is also very good.

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Long Beach, CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I have been to the location in Santa Barbara a couple of times and just recently dined at the Santa Monica location. Both locations have great service and great atmosphere. I can't review on much of the menu since I order the same meal every time. The scallop risotto. So good. The scallops (four very large scallops) are cooked perfectly.... More

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West Sussex. UK
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The restaurant was well located and service was fast and staff friendly, the fish kebab skewer was excellent, best scallops we have ever tried and it was reasonable.

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East Greenwich, RI
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Lived in L.A. from 1980 till 1997, Recently 2 weeks ago visited after not having been in L.A. for 17 years. This was one of our absolute favorite places to eat. Our first nite in L.A. this was the first dinner we desired. The food was absolutely horrible. Every one of the 4 of us had a meal that was... More

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