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Marion's Fish Market

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879 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-1143‎
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • 20
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
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  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
good fish

Had fish tacos which were very good and interesting toppings. Service good and relaxing places to sit outside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
beb19
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Overland Park, Kansas
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had fish tacos which were very good and interesting toppings. Service good and relaxing places to sit outside.

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Thank beb19
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in at Marion's Fish Market and had lunch one day while walking down by the harbor. I found the staff very friendly and had the grilled fish tacos. They were good but nothing fancy just decent average fare. The beer was cold and the view was great facing the harbor.

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Thank Jeffrey C
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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276 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the special which was Mahi Mahi fish tacos with pineaplle salsa. What could be nicer than great tasting tacos a cold beer a sunny day sitting overlooking the bay? Excellent 'fast food' joint in Seaport Village. Not too expensive

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Thank cdab
Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This place was great. The food was very good and the price was right. We ate here 3 times during our visit. Family run with great service. We met 3 generations. Quick service. Will go back on our next visit.

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1 Thank William F
San Diego, California
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91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Marion's brings home all the style and authenticity of Seaport Village, arguably one of the top tourist destinations in the world, with class and charm. This place delivers the real deal, as an anchor in the chain that is the seabreeze walkway. You can't miss it, because it is the last in the row of restaurants. But don't hesitate to... More 

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Thank KMartinGardner
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Hubs had fried fish, I had fried shrimp. It was about average, nothing remarkable but nothing horrible either. It was just fuel before we went to the USS Midway museum. The cole slaw though could use a bit more vinegar\mayo dressing.

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Thank etain78
Eugene, Oregon
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

We were surprised by the previous positive comments from customers. The food tasted like the deep fryer. The tacos were mushy and lacked freshness. I watched a bowl of chowder which was drawn up for another customer poured back into the warming container. Speaking of the chowder, notice I didn't use the term "clam" because there was none to be... More 

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Thank Chris H
Mission Viejo, California
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Whenever we are in Seaport Village, we always stop by to order fried oyster from this place. Three big battered oysters is for $6.50. Yesterday, they might not have big oysters, instead we got 6 pieces small oysters. Still, we liked them especially the portion was good for quick snack while waiting for our friends arrived. Their crab cakes are... More 

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Thank egunawan
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has stickers claiming to be a people's choice establishment, but they must be outdated. We found the fish tacos to be nearly tasteless and the tortillas chewy, like they were microwaved. The popcorn shrimp were okay, but the fries were soggy. We did not finish our lunch. This restaurant really needs to consider quality improvements, beginning with a... More 

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Thank Michael G
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

The worst fish tacos ever. The tortilla was stale and crunchy. Shells are crunchy, tortillas are soft. Fish was over poked and dried out. The sauce was so overwhelming and slimy. The accompanying beans and rice were bland and chewy. The only good thing was that it was cheap. Better be cause I threw most of it away. Even the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 879 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (619) 233-1143‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?