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789 Trinity Ave, Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 394-2027
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Ranked #6 of 80 Restaurants in Seaside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Chico, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Small hole in the wall with outstanding menu. I heard the bus driver talking about this place to some newcomers and I wanted to check it out. Small cozy menu with a selection of wild and farmed fish. The server not hot looking but with an outstanding service, similar what you find in a famous steakhouse. The salad with fresh... More

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Chico, California
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There are 2 or 3 Fishwife locations , picked this one because it was closest to hotel. Food is the same ( very tasty ) but for me the location in Pacific Grove is much better primarily the atmosphere and full bar. Baja Bowl is my favorite, shrimp, scallops, crab in a bowl of rice, black beans and veggies with... More

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Rio Vista, CA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

That old saying, "Don't judge a book by its cover" certainly applies here. My wife and I and a couple visiting from Conneticut walked up to the door of this restaurant, opened the door, and almost turned around to walk out. It was not just I who felt this way. We all had the same reaction. But it was getting... More

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North Haven, Connecticut
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79 reviews 79 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This small seafood restaurant looks very simple inside, but the menu is much better than one would expect from the interior and the stately Mexican waitresses. The food has some Mexican touches also. My main dish, "Tilapia Cancun", came with rice and beans and was very good. My wife was also pleased with her rainbow trout. There is a nice... More

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seaside, ca
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Food too expensive, small amount of food, too slow, not friendly! We Don't recommend visiting this place! Nothing positive!

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Seaside, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I really like the clam chowder. Lots of great flavor with lots of clams. I usually order it for takeout since it's so close to my home.

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Hanford, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The food was hotttt when it came out when I rate restaurants temperature of food is something I look for. Anyways on to the food i had squid prawns and chips battered it was great squid was soft not chewy good seasoning on batter melt in your mouth fish was great not to battered but just right, good french frys... More

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NC Smokies
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great location, and we found it a decent place. We didn't try it for lunch or dinner since there were so many other places to try!

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Campton, New Hampshire
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115 reviews 115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Brought here by a relative we were visiting. We all ordered something with fried squid. Wife and I thought the squid were overbreaded, overcooked and pretty tasteless. We were expecting tender small calamari and these appeared to be strips of large squid. Service was just fine. Not a place we'll ever come back to. We've had so much really good... More

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Carmel, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Staff is outstanding and for the most part have been there for many years. Best sign that the staff is treated fairly. Fish dishes are fresh and flavorful. Plate presentation is appealing and more what one would expect from a more expensive restaurant. Specials are local, fresh and beautifully presented. Portions are generous. Key Lime pie is the best but... More

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Additional Information about Fishwife

Address: 789 Trinity Ave, Seaside, CA 93955
Phone Number: (831) 394-2027
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Seaside
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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