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Flying Fish Grill

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Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-625-1962
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed one of the best meals we've had in a long time at this exquisite gem in the heart of Carmel. The cozy, yet very comfortable layout combined with ultra-professional service and top-notch food (edamame/calamari appetizers and halibut/sea bass entrees) made this a night to remember- and the highlight of our weekend in Carmel/Monterey. Highly recommend and can't wait to... More 

Thank Steve R
Ledbury, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely meal, the California crab starter was stunning with a great mix of flavours, the nobiki also stunning. The cod and halibut for min course equally delicious. The wine selection also first class. Would definitely recommend and can't wait to go again!

Thank WiltshireLuxury
Monterey, CA
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

15 years now celebrating pretty much every birthday, valentine and anniversary at this establishment. Always the best people, food and wine. Our choices pretty much always consists of: California Roll ("California Stack" on the menu but they'll roll ya one if you ask), Ahi Sashimi, Artichoke with Wasabi Mayonnaise, Seared Ahi (me), Yin Yang Salmon (her), Green Tea Sundae, Tawny... More 

Thank FuzzyMelon
Mission Hills
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was initially hesitant to make a reservation here since they are essentially in the basement of a building in downtown Carmel. However, they managed to make the setting work well, and the food well lived up to expectations. It is however, a very busy place and I would certainly suggest having reservations

Thank Don S
Santa Clara, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we were greeted, till the end of our meal. Everything was perfect. My wife and I made a reservation in this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary and we did not regret it for a moment. Tasty meal and great service. Our waiter was very professional and very friendly.  Thank you for making this day even better by... More 

1 Thank JonMSCU
Houston, Texas
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Flying Fish does everything right-service, wonderfully fresh seafood, great wine list. The servers are attentive without bring overbearing. The restaurant is very cosy. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank BirdmanSiSenor
new jersey
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw great reviews on this restaurant and were only in Carmel one night. Wow did we hit the jackpot! This was one of the best restaurants I've ever been to and that's coming from a major foodie! I ordered the Yin Yan Salmon - to DIE FOR! The ambience and the food is just out of this world. Do... More 

1 Thank mahoneychic
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful dining experience we had at the Flying Fish Grill in Carmel, CA. The ambience was so warm and inviting as was the incredible staff. And the food was truly amazing -- from the flavor combinations to the presentation. Highly recommend the Black Bean Halibut cooked in parchment! Also had a nice wine and sake list. Be sure... More 

Thank Barbara T
Sacramento, California, United States
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flying Fish Grill is one of Carmel's restaurant gems. Cozy, friendly, with understated but delicious menu options and specializing in fresh wild fish. My wife and I came here for dinner during our wedding weekend. When we had to call and reschedule our reservation, the host was accommodating and friendly, a trend we noticed throughout our meal. The restaurant is... More 

1 Thank John H
Endicott, New York
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246 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know what to say other than this place is awesome. The gentleman that greeted us could not have been nicer to us. A bit hard to find but once you do you will be happy. Everything we had was great. Our server recommended the whole meal it was perfect.

Thank JmpPsu2004

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Seafood, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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?