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“A smallish chain, but nice nonetheless” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Fish Market

The Fish Market
3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
650 493 9188
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Ranked #15 of 312 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
London
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“A smallish chain, but nice nonetheless”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

we had a nice meal here. decent calamari starter. main course scallops were generous and well cooked and presented with nice flavour. bread fresh and artisan style. good value for money.
we much preferred to be in the 'lean to' part of the restaurant as this seemed to have more character. It looked like there was a good special deal on a Sunday afternoon until 7pm, which we missed out on, but might be worth trying.

Visited February 2013
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El Segundo
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Solid, Reliable Choice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I work nearby and go here a lot. Very good for both lunch and dinner. Food is very good and reasonably priced. The service is quick and friendly. The bar is fun at Happy Hour, and they have food and drink specials as well. Keep an eye on the clock as they end at 6:30pm, which is rather early. That said, you won`t be disappointed with the food or service.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dallas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“It was OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Dined here recently but can only give it a so-so rating. On the positive side the service was good, my cocktail was good, and the fishwife rice was very good. Unfortunately the john dory was overcooked and hence quite dry. Over cooked fish is not what I expect at a place that specializes in seafood. Based on this one visit, the location in Santa Clara is better.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Had a wonderful Cioppino”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

When I first heard about the Cioppino fish soup, I decided to have a go at it. I'm Italian and there is a similar soup originally prepared in Livorno (Tuscany).

The soup was delicious and I was back at this restaurant after a few months when I was in the area again. I love it!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Fremont, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

the service was great. I went with my boss and we all enjoyed it. The salmon was not as good as the shrimps though, so I suggest you to not get the salmon.

Visited March 2012
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