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Fish 101

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1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
+1 760-943-6221
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (47 reviews)
“fresh fish” (43 reviews)
“poke bowl” (8 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the fish and chips last night for dinner and it was really great. The fish was very fresh and delicious. As we were eating we noticed most of the young adults around us were splitting meals and eating more healthy choices (it all...More

Thank Ted W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, the fish was very fresh, moist, and flaky. It goes a bit downhill from there. The beer batter is actually sweetened, almost like a corn dog sweet. The exterior of the batter is golden and crispy, but extremely soggy interior. We ordered...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish 101 is a place we go to regularly. When I was preggers, I ate lunch here almost everyday--I could have named my daughter Fish 101. =D My favs are the fish tacos and burritos (burritos are only available during lunch!). When the ceviches are...More

Thank moonlightbeachmama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service: was quick and friendly Food: delicious and freshly fished from the ocean Price: reseanable It is one of my favourite restaurants in this area and you won't be dissapointed

Thank CandyZ58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great and the people who work there are friendly and very competent. Sometimes parking & seating can be a problem but it is absolutely worth it. Super fresh seafood and the deserts are tasty as well.

Thank wilsdad513
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended Fish 101 to us last year, and it has become our favorite for fish tacos! We’ve been there about ten times over the past year or so, and the food is always wonderful! The fish is fresh daily, the atmosphere is casual,...More

1  Thank Jane E
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

On vacation in the area we went here for dinner. There was a small line at our arrival around 6, but it moved quickly. We ordered the grilled fish tacos which were fresh and so good. The guacamole was perfect with just a hint of...More

Thank Heather C
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Food is always solid and atmosphere is laid back a great combo. Fish Tacos outstanding and cold beer always available. I highly recommend this after a day of surfing or just hanging out at the beach.

Thank constantinek2
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is place you must stop at if you want anything fish! Fish tacos, poke, fish plates, etc, it is all excellent and worth the stop.

Thank Nolan C
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband's and I came here for good seafood but cheaper than the hotel restaurant. It was so good we both got the fish platter with mahi mahi which was on point. The brussel sprouts were amazing and the portion sizes were good. We thought...More

1  Thank Tina R
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Barb S
March 3, 2017|
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Response from 3ofusSD | Reviewed this property |
2.3 miles by car. You can take an Uber.
Myrna S
August 14, 2016|
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Response from GlobeTrotting72446 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. This a very informal spot. A true dive but very clean.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-6221
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