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“Great fish in a casual atmosphere!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fish 101

Fish 101
1468 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 943-6221
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Ranked #16 of 254 Restaurants in Encinitas
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great fish in a casual atmosphere!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

This place is great. Just what we were looking for. We had 4 children and 6 adults in our group. This place had gray fresh food and not a stuffy atmosphere. FISH TACOS yummy

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Gilbert, Arizona
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Perfection from oysters to dessert”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We visit Encinitas at least once a month & always make a stop at Fish 101. Start with the fresh oysters. I love the fish tacos but my husband always gets the fresh fish, which changes depending on the market - he's tried them all & they are always perfect. The sides are delicious and the craft beer selection is good & features some excellent local beers, including Alesmith. I always order dessert here! They have a pastry chef fairy that makes perfect, yummy desserts in little mason jars! I adore the lemon cheesecake with its mound of toasted meringue. Wonderful. Casual too so you can dine in flip flops with beach hair but the food is definitely uptown.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Diego
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Best Fish Tacos Ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

This place has amazing fish tacos. That is the only thing I have eaten here but they are divine! I go for happy hour on tuesday and it can get very crowded but the food is well worth the wait!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hurricane
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3 restaurant reviews
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“Great for kids too!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

We drove by this place on a drive trying to calm our son down before choosing dinner somewhere. We read good reviews on my phone, but thought we would try it out. It was so busy and to our surprise a real mix of people including kids. I ordered the robolo fish with rice and side salad and my wife got the fish tacos plate. The two items for $30 and when we got our food we were pleasantly surprised by the quality and the portion sizes. The food was amazing! The service was great and the atmosphere was fun. We saw some deserts being served in mason jars and had to try them. We decided on the pumpkin cobbler ala mode. It was awesome and we devoured it. We will probably go again tonight for dinner on our last night of vacation.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Frederick, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Basic, Fresh, Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Get in line early as it's packed by 7pm. Quick service, limited menu, but everything is fresh and tasty. Best seafood I've ever had for the money.

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