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Flying Fish Grill

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Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-625-1962
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent our anniversary weekend in Carmel and ate at Flying Fish on our actual anniversary evening. Our service was top notch and the food itself exceeded our (very high) expectations! The "chips and salsa" were so good we had seconds, the calamari appetizer was among the best I've ever had, and the entrees were amazing and delicious - and... More 

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East Palo Alto, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Man oh man! This restaurant has it all. We got lucky to find the restaurant, but it would be a little difficult to find if you were in the Carmel shopping plaza. It's best to walk on Mission St to find it. It's highly recommended to call in advance for reservation. We dropped by Saturday night at 8:45pm and waited... More 

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Thank Trung D
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My Airbnb host in Carmel said that Flying Fish Grill is her favorite restaurant. There were no tables when I called, but when I told them it was my wedding anniversary, they found a table. My husband and I were given an enclosed booth that is one of the best tables in the house. Our entrees were superb--the almond encrusted... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there based on the good reviews and were not disappointed. The restaurant is quite small, furnished in Japanese style - lots of wood, and very cozy. Our server was exceptionally helpful and friendly and made some helpful recommendations. The seafood was super fresh, prepared with an Asian twist and without exception delicious. Overall a great experience Would absolutely... More 

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Thank Markus K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a seafood lover I was looking for the restaurant nearest the top of the list for Carmel to satisfy my craving. The Flying Fish Grill was the name that came up and once again Trip Advisor didn't disappoint! The entree I chose was sea bass with almonds and it was fabulous! Service was excellent and the Japanese feel of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the Black Cod and my wife had the Halibut - both were large, fresh and tasty. Service was excellent in this small place hidden away. Would go again!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fish was super fresh, and i loved the "japanese-dojo" look and feel. I'll definitely come back here next time i'm in Carmel. There was an incredibly loud/annoying group next to us - it was a bachelorette party. Pretty disruptive but once they left the atmosphere was lovely. Also nice sake selection!

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Thank 581lily
San Diego, California
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a lot of cute restaurants in Carmel. If you're in the mood for seafood, Flying Fish should be at the top of your list. The twist here is there's an Asian flair to the menu. No too pronounced, but definitely there. The restaurant is intimate, and the service is great. We had abalone and black cod and both... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are enjoying our first holiday in California. Our host in Carmel recommended the Flying Fish and our expectations were high. Once we found the restaurant, tucked away round a corner, we entered and were immediately made to feel uncomfortable. Might the booking be in a different name? After much discussion we were shown to a table,... More 

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived without a reservation but they were able to accommodate us. Exceptional service and wonderful meals. Made to feel very welcomed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-1962

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