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Flying Fish Grill

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Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant with its outstanding food and superior service from Gabriella and the maitre'd. Ann Fort Myers, Fl

Thank travelingjoeann
Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Selected because it was listed as #2 in the area on trip adviser. Wife had black bean crusted halibut and I had almond crusted sea bass, seen in the photo. Both were superb and fresh. Started with the seafood tower, an innovative take on sushi. Service went beyond expectations.

Thank alan6668
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has been the big surprise of our road trip. We weren't expecting much as we'd been told it was underneath 'a mall'. I guess a mall in Carmel is very different to the one I'd imagined. You go down a few steps into an intimate wooden cladded den. There were a queue of people waiting for tables (always... More 

Thank Dan D
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Flying Fish Grill on the basis of a recommendation by our hotel and were disappointed. We'd booked a table but still had to wait 20 minutes for our table. Apart from the tuna tartare the food was pretty underwhelming, the sea bass wasn't even fresh. The wine and the waitress serving us were the only other... More 

Thank lwhite252
Welwyn Garden City, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great restaurant to eat in. I had dinner there twice. The food is excellent and the staff very friendly.

Thank Tony G
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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129 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel recommended the Flying Fish Grill for Seafood and we were very impressed. The location is a bit hidden and you would not expect a top restaurant there, but the food was excellent and the service very attentive. Well worth a visit if you are in Carmel

Thank Manuel E
Greensburg, Indiana, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our more memorable meals.Arrived 10 minutes late ,no problem restaurant is packed .hostess seated us promptly after informing walk ins only 9:30 was available. We started with sprin.g rolls. Nothing special then I asked waiter about beef warped over an onion which was outstanding.I had the special which was is a dish I have never experienced.Abalone again wonderfull... More 

Thank Mary S
Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent asian fusion sea food. Great service. Worth the price. Cozy place. I would go back next time I am in Carmel.

Thank finsbury177
Riverdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding restaurant and even better service. We got lost driving there and a staff member guided us on the phone, even standing out in the middle of the street, locating us. Food was fabulous from appetizer to main courses. Too full for dessert we decided to pass but our server brought us s sampling of two desserts to try, on... More 

Thank Ron S
Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had just flown in from the east coast on Labor Day Weekend. Several places said no availability but Flying Fish Grill were happy to seat us if we came a little earlier than we planned. The owners were there and came by several times.The server was attentive. Now the food...we could not stop smiling. The steamed artichoke was tender... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Seafood, Asian, Pacific Rim, Japanese, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, 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 Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 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?