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Mc Grath's Fish House

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12501 SE 2nd Cir, Vancouver, WA 98684
(360) 514-9555
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful NW Seafood option

We had a large party there on Christmas Eve and had a wonderful night. The seafood is consistent and delicious. Clam chowder is thick with an abundance of clams. Together I think we tried just about everything on the menu. Some had steaks which were of a high quality and tender. Most of us had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
marc m
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Vancouver, Washington
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Vancouver, Washington
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140 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large party there on Christmas Eve and had a wonderful night. The seafood is consistent and delicious. Clam chowder is thick with an abundance of clams. Together I think we tried just about everything on the menu. Some had steaks which were of a high quality and tender. Most of us had seafood of every variety. Well... More 

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Thank marc m
Battle Ground, Washington
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This establishment definitely does not have the typical "Chain" feel to it. They have probably the BEST Halibut Fish and Chip I have ever eaten......the batter is light and crispy and does not overpower the fish. We have tried their grilled fish a couple times and were not happy with it........not sure what they do to it, but you should... More 

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Thank BobandSheila2013
Murrieta, California
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Nice selection of seafood. I ordered the steak and lobster. Lobbie was on the small side. They don't seem to offer anything larger than small! Shrimp cocktail was delish. Salad plentiful. Sirloin steak tasty. It's a family owned chain. I'd recommend and come back.

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Thank Kingofku
Washougal, Washington
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146 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We've eaten here with another couple and once on our own. While the fish is good, the menu tends to be on the heavier side with lots of 'breading' going on. There are grilled options which are good, but when we've ordered w/out breading, the entree is bland. The service is attentive but it's also quite loud inside. Booths help... More 

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Thank Gloria L
Vancouver, Washington
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105 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

McGrath's has excellent service and very very good fish! Although it's a chain, it hasn't the "chain feel". All the meals I've had there have been quite good. Most come with salad and warm bread, and are very satisfying.

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Thank UrsAngel
Vancouver, Washington
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161 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

When we drove past here on our way to another area of Vancouver going to the supermarket I knew we had to come back for lunch to give it a try. I've gone to one in Beaverton Oregon before so figured it would also be good and wasn't disappointed. We both had the Grilled Parmesan Crusted Cod with salad instead... More 

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Thank Frequent D
Dover, NH
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

First time experience at this chain. Cute, yet kitzy design. Liked the privacy granted despite the size. The waitress was very attentive and did a nice job. I got a wood grilled skewered scallops and shrimp. They were fine maybe a bit overcooked. What was most disappointING was the accompanying potato. It was way over cooked and seemed to have... More 

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Thank kewpie1
Canton, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The restaurant has a lovely patio for outdoor dining. The food was average. The fish was OK; vegetables soggy. The tossed salad and bread made up for the rest of the meal. I would have expected more given the price and that seafood is their speciality

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Thank MarieAtl
Goodyear, Arizona
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Very clean, great food and best of all it is quaint enough that you can actually carry on a conversation at your table and not be drowned out by the loudness like some restaurants have. Prices and service were great along with the food...HIGHLY RECOMMEND you have dinner here for sure.....

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Thank Michael M
Meridian, Idaho
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Seafood was pretty good, not the best I've ever had. But the service at the end of our meal slowed tremendously. We had to search out our server for the check. The best thing about the restaurant was the fact that it was next door to our hotel and we didn't have to drive. I would have preferred to drive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12501 SE 2nd Cir, Vancouver, WA 98684
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: (360) 514-9555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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