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“good food and service” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pismo's Coastal Grill

Pismo's Coastal Grill
7937 N Blackstone Ave, Fresno, CA 93720-4310
559-439-9463
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Ranked #8 of 1,001 restaurants in Fresno
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Blackstone & Nees
Dutch Harbor, Alaska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“good food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Large windows that allowed a nice fresh breeze was nice .. The Oyster shooters was great'' the grilled artichokes was very good .. the two entrees we selected both was great overall we had a really good time for lunch here

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fresno, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Inland coastal dining getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

I have nothing but exceptionally great things to say about Pismo's. We moved to Fresno after living in downtown San Diego and was so sad to not have our favorite restaurant by us anymore. We were sad to leave the Fish Market behind until we came across Pismo's! It's a great place to go on a date, take out of town guests and family to. Pismo's is my number one go to place. Every fish entree I've ordered I've enjoyed immensely! The calamari appetizer is 5 star along with their selections of clam chowda:) It's definitely better than some of the places I've ordered it on the SF Peir. If you choose to be wise and eat here; don't go without pairing your seafood with a beet and goat cheese salad. You won't be disappointed!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Carlsbad, CA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
“Great addition to Fresno dining!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Found Pismo's while searching for a Fresno restaurant while there overnight. It's very attractive and looks like lots of real coastal restaurants. We were there on a Monday and the place was packed! When we had our dinner, we could see why. The food was fresh and delicious. The capper for us was the selection of sides. We shared roasted cauliflower with almonds and sweet potato and asparagus hash. What a wonderful change from the usual fries and baked potatoes. I had steamed clams in a fabulous broth. We dunked a good sourdough bread in that over and over. Delicious! My husband had the swordfish and thought it was perfect. We would definitely return.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lincoln, CA, USA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great for lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

This seafood market and restaurant is located in a shopping center, and was very busy when we arrived. We were seated after a short wait, and thoroughly enjoyed our caesar salad and cioppino combos. There was a lot of shrimp, clams, and fish crammed into the small bowl - and delicious. Our server was very attentive, and we will definitely return when in the area again.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
“Always a good bet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

We eat here a couple of times a month and the salmon is awesome. It gets a little loud but that is part of the allure of the place. The service is always good and the food is presented well.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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