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All 66 Solana Beach Restaurants

The Fish Market

640 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075
858-755-2277
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Ranked #11 of 66 Restaurants in Solana Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: this restaurant is on the same street as the Del Mar Racetrack
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La Quinta, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Bustling place. A bit noisy. Decent service. The fish is very fresh and nicely prepared. Hot bread served before the meal. Adequate but not amazing sides with the entrees. A great place to have a casual, well cooked and fresh dinner.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

As others have commented - fresh fish is nicely done- nothing special but good. Service was ok- I think the server was on a mission to get through the night and exit as quick as he could.

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San Diego
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We live very close to The Fish Market so visit a few times a year. Their clam chowder is excellent and if you're not sure if you want the Boston or Manhattan just ask for half of each and the presentation (and taste) is great. Their fish is so fresh they change the menu twice a day (which is why... More

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Bothell, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We went here with a group from work for dinner. Very good selection of fresh seafood dishes. I had the cioppino with the added pasta. It is a lot of food. The waiter warned that the small size was a large and the large was very big. I went with the small, and it was plenty.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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181 reviews 181 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stopped in for happy hour on a Friday. The Fish Market is located right next to our timeshare, so we always dine here when we visit. We ordered a couple of appetizers off of the happy hour menu: the Ginger Lime Prawns for me, the Miyagi Oysters for my husband. We also had the King Crab Salad, skewered Tiger... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

We were there for dinner. Crowded space, excellent service. We had fresh grilled fish and grilled shrimps. The side dishes were a little bit less and it was not so tasty. The environment was noisy, the chairs were not so comfortable. The fishs were fine. The price may be little bit high compared to the size of the dishes. But... More

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The open kitchen and fresh fish counter seemed a portent of a good seafood meal to come. The sourdough bread slightly warm and tangy with a glass of nice Sauvignon Blanc turned out to be the highlight of the meal. A spicy tuna roll was completely bland and was followed by something that purported to be a pacific combination platter.... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Good quality food with nice presentation. Fresh fish with a market counter where you could buy fresh fish to go.

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Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I had read great things about The Fish Market. I was not impressed. Its more of a cafe type restaurant. Fish tacos were really not so good.

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Del Mar, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Very basic fish restaurant, nothing fancy. We hadn't been here for 10 years, returned recently and not much has changed. Needs an update and a full refresh of the decor and the menu.

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Additional Information about The Fish Market

Address: 640 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075
Phone Number: 858-755-2277
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
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 0 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood, Oyster Bar

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