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King's Fish House

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5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
+1 760-431-3474
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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42 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is conveniently located with lots of parking. We walked in around 7 pm with no problem getting seated. Our waitress was pleasant. We ordered the lobster which was suppose to be 1 1/4 lb but we both agreed that it was not as we have lobster quite often. We ordered the add on Clam Bake to the meal but... More 

Thank Mary T
Marana, Arizona
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213 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have wanted to eat at this restaurant for a number of years during our frequent vacation trips to Carlsbad, CA. We never got around to it until recently. Our experience was mixed: We were greeted promptly (reservations), given a table in the enclosed patio and waited for our server. The clams on the half shell were very good; cold,... More 

Thank l1106410
Carlsbad, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful go to restaurant for lunch. Indoor or outdoor seating. Near the factory outlet mall and the Automobile Row.Wondeful service and exceptional seafood choices. San Francisco Sourdough with lots of butter to go with chowder & fish. We have recently moved to the area and this is near the top of our list for a pleasant lunch.

Thank RRHamilton
Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came back for dinner after such a wonderful experience on a first night in Carlsbad. Ordered the oysters where you were able to experience 6 different types from the Pacific and the Eastern oceans. Also the Ahi Poke was a perfect starter. We just had to double order the warm sourdough bread with the butter. So good. I had... More 

Thank greattime88
Carlsbad, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After several visits, I conclude there are just two places in Carlsbad to go to for great fish at an affordable price: Pelly's and King's Fish House. At King's there is convenient outside seating where I can bring my dog, and, better than Pelly's, I can get a beer with my meal. I had the lemon crusted sea bass and... More 

Thank Arnie690
Prescott, Arizona
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168 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good place for oysters and sushi. Cooked fish and other items are rather good too. Lots of families with kids too. All around good place.

Thank travelercb212
Carlsbad, California
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never a wait and food is ok. Large menu so always something you want. A place to go to get a quick seafood mean that is pretty good.

Thank James G
Vista, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to the fish house on my Big 70 with my family. Our waiter was Steve. He was really efficient but I must say that the other servers all pitched in when needed to help make the experience great. We started with a dozen oysters (Chincoteague & Stingrey), Unagi sushi, and sauteed mussels. Everything was really good, especially the... More 

Thank TCK-Topcat
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11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite seafood spot in San Diego! Great selection of fresh, fresh, fresh seafood. They even have wonderful shrimp cocktail! My mouth is watering just thinking about it. They do have non-seafood items that are also yummy. Nice patio and big bar. Excellent service.

Thank Rnamok
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Wide selection of fresh seafood Live tank so you can pick what you want.The food was fresh and flavourful portions were good size Very comfortable warm wood panel interior. Popular spot full of happy customers

Thank Jim R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-431-3474

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