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Fish House & Atlas

600 S Barracks St, Ste 112, Pensacola, FL 32502-6002
850-470-0003
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Ranked #23 of 554 restaurants in Pensacola
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Fish House is local,dockside dining overlooking beautiful Pensacola Bay and Seville Harbor. Just steps away from Historic Seville Square, our award-winning restaurant features an inventive menu of fresh, daily seafood selections, house-smoked steaks, sushi, a handpicked wine list with over 300 wines, and our world-famous Grits a Ya Ya: A delectable Southern specialty of our smoked Gouda cheese grits smothered with a sauce of fresh cream, sauteed Gulf shrimp, spinach, portobello mushrooms, applewood-smoked bacon, garlic, and shallots. Full bar. Late night menu. Brunch on Sundays. The Fish House Deck is comprised of 3,500 square feet of the coolest deck in town on the water! With its own bandstand, fire pit, and maritime-inspired bar with plenty of seating, the Fish House Deck Bar has quickly become the evening gathering spot for locals and visitors alike. Happy hour runs from 4 p.m. till 6 p.m., 7 days a week with live music nightly and Ladies' Night with $2 drinks every Wednesday.The Atlas Oyster House, located on beautiful Pensacola Bay only steps away from its sister restaurant, The Fish House, offers a waterfront dining experience that's a bit more casual than you'll find next door. Atlas is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. It is "the place" to find delicious local oysters. Apalachicola Bay and East Bay oysters are harvested and driven to us fresh each day. Try them raw, baked, or steamed. The freshness and taste of these savory mollusks can't be beat.Atlas prepares locally caught fish and shellfish-such as red snapper, grouper, mahi-mahi, blue crab, and Gulf shrimp-in a variety of ways. The menu also includes cold-smoked steaks, chicken, and pasta entrées as well as daily specials, sushi, and a children's menu. In addition, many Fish House favorites are served at Atlas. The dessert list includes our famous key lime pie. Don't miss Tuesdays for half-price sushi and $2.00 domestic draft beers starting at 5 p.m. and going until 10 p.m.
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Palm Harbor, Florida
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We were told at the hotel to go there for the oysters. I am one who knows that you order oysters in cold water months that end in a "R". I should have stuck to that because the oysters were not really that good and they didn't have ingredients for 1/3 of their sushi rolls.

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Pensacola, Florida
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122 reviews 122 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Today I told my husband we had to go to the Fish House; I needed a salmon salad fix. There are other great dishes at The Fish House, but for me, the salmon salads are killer. Our son loves the grits a ya ya and my husband thinks nobody does the Oyster Poor Boy better, but there are other dishes,... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Visited on a particularly rainy day week of 7/14/14, so we had to sit inside. Probably due to the rain and humidity, the inside smelled dank and like spilled beer, vaguely like a frat house. Personally, I did not enjoy being seated in a corner by one of the doors that exits to the deck. This seemed to be the... More

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Atlanta, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

the wait was over 2 hours then the order was cold. there was no place to sit or stand it was tremendously uncomfortable. food wasnt even all that!!

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Livingston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Our waiter was excellent. He helped us make food and wine choices and accomodated special food request.

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Chamblee, Georgia, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Great water view, sit inside and look out, or on the expansive deck for even better view of water and sky and clouds. Dress is casual yet there's an elegant feeling to the Fish House; Atlas feels more casual, tho they share a single building and deck, and many menu items. My fiancé had been bragging on the Fish House's... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Priscilla was a great server. She recommended the shrimp and grits and it was a good meal. I like mine with a little more sauce on top of the mound of grits but it was good. She recommended the crab claw app and it was great. The claws are cracked and you get good small bites of meat. Served in... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The bathrooms were filthy smelling if urine and the water wouldn't get hot for me to wash my hands. The oysters were great but the bar service sucks. My beer was empty more than once and then when servers would pass by and make eye contact they wouldn't offer to get me another. We have been here twice and the... More

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Sat at a table right by the water. It was gorgoeus! Unfortunately our server was horrible. She was not friendly and barely came over, and when she did and we weren't ready for a new drink she said: "I just don't want you to have to wait on me" (AKA I'm not coming back to your table for a long... More

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Fort Drum, NY
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Negatives: We wanted an outdoor table on a tuesday night and were told it would be a 15 minute wait. Turned out to be almost an hour wait with hungry, tired kids. The bar area is very small and difficult to get a drink ordered unless you're perched on one of the few stools. It is very expensive for a... More

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