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Flying Fish Grill


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Steamed, wasabi mayonnaise &miso vinaigrette
Tempura Appetizer
Deep fried prawns (2) and vegetables
Crispy Spring Rolls
Chicken, vegetables, and rice noodles
California Tower
Dungeness crab avocado, sushi rice, seaweed
Panfried Oysters (6)
Tuna Sashimi
Wasabi shoyu
Spicy Tuna Tartare
Sesame oil, chili pepper, toast points
Shrimp Curry Soup
Carmel Valley Mixed Greens
Sesame soy or miso vinaigrette
Green onion beef roll
Black Bean Halibut
Alaskan halibut, fermented chinese black beans, ginger and scallions steamed in paper pouches, steamed vegetables and BBQ rice ball
Rare Peppered Ahi
Black peppered crusted ahi, grilled rare, mustard sesame-soy vinaigrette, angel hair pasta
Yin-Yan Salmon
Oven roasted, sesame seed crusted, soy-lime cream sauce, angel hair pasta, flying fish roe garnish
Almond Seabass
Almond crusted sea bass, pan-fried, whipped potatoes, chinese cabbage and rock shrimp stir-fry
Grilled Salmon Fillet
Salmon filet, ginger-soy glaze, steamed matchstick vegetables, BBQ rice ball
Alaskan Black Cod
Grilled, papaya-avocado-grilled leeks salsa, sesame dressed arugula, toasted coucous
Tempura Prawns
Deep-fried prawns (4) and vegetables in lacy batter, steamed rice
Scallop and Gulf Prawns
Grilled, fettuccini, spicy curry cream sauce, peanuts
Seafood Pasta
Prawns, scallops, fresh fish filets, mussels, squid, angel hair pasta, sake-butter sauce with shiso herb
Grilled Chicken
Boneless half chicken, ginger-soy glaze, steamed vegetables, BBQ rice ball
Our unique clay pot dinner is cooked at your table (for 2 or more persons, no splits please).
Enjoy seafood or beef, fresh vegetables, tofu, mushrooms, rice noodles, cooked in broth, served with lemon shoyu and sesame aioli dipping sauces, steamed rice
Per additional person $+30.00
Seafood Clay Pot (Yosenabe)
Shrimp, scallops, mussels, squid, salmon, halibut (for two)
Per additional person $+27.00
Beef Clay Pot (Shabu-Shabu)
Thin slices of rib-eye steak (for two)
$20.00 per person
Vegetable Clay Pot
Steamed Vegetables
Whipped Potatoes
Curry / Pinenut Rice
Creme Brulee
Chocolate Decadence
Hot Fudge Sundae
Green Tea Sundae
Warm Banana Sundae
$31 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, Asian
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of six visiting the area for golf. The food was excellent mostly seafood but with a couple of other dishes. The service was very good with a lot of local advice and banter. The wine list is short but the quality...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a party of six and were celebrating playing the great golf courses of the area. Our welcome was friendly and the service excellent. The best appetizers were abalone, California crab tower and tuna sashimi. The absolute winner entree was the scallop and prawn...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank J4061SUianc
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is tucked away in a downstairs space. We were a party of nine, greeted warmly by the owner (I think). We were given a choice of two tables (which I appreciated). We chose the space in a divided part of the room. In...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RandomKoolzip2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had received rave reviews from a friend who had visited. I was really disappointed after trying this place. The service was good and friendly. The food just was not very good. A little bit over the top on creative and short on taste. Would not...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank T675TUstephens
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellent, but the restaurant is rather dark and noisy. It's definitely a popular place, however, and we certainly agreed the kitchen does a spectacular job.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BeHappy2009
Reviewed 1 week ago

Carmel has many good restaurants but this one is excellent! The presentation of each dish is inviting and flavors that tantalize your taste buds. The service is excellent as is the ambiance. The only negative is the seating! That is, the pads that are placed...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Barry N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HB and I came here upon recommendation from several folks. We were a bit lost at first because we didn't realize it was a hidden gem downstairs. Hanza (spelling?) was our friendly greeter and provided witticisms throughout the evening. We were seated at the romantic...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 516Daisy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Server was knowledgeable and helpful. Very accomodating with our food allergies. Pleasant decor and atmosphere although hard wall and ceiling surfaces let sound bounce around a bit. We shared a crab tower to start. Excellent. My wife had the rock cod....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dave993
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was not happy with my meal but our guests enjoyed theirs very much. I thought the restaurant looked tired and needed a deep cleaning and some updates. Our server was not particularly attentive but the host was very helpful and on top of things....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their free wonton chips and salsa are outstanding and very addicting! The main dishes were both wonderful. The asian style salmon was very good and a curry creme sauce prawn and fettuccine dish was incredible. Their hot fudge sundae was the best ever, tasted like...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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February 18, 2018|
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Response from TravellerStLouis | Reviewed this property |
They had full service, but no real bar.
June 6, 2017|
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Response from carolm75 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know
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May 23, 2017|
Response from Snorris57 | Reviewed this property |
That would be new. We were there a lot later than that.
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