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Fish 101

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1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
(760) 943-6221
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great restaurant, for the CASUAL diner.....you place your order at the cashier, they give you a number and you find an available table (sometimes a challenge when they are packed).....server bring out you order quickly and also bus the tables when you leave.....not a place to linger, quick service excellent food (at a good price too)... We eat there every... More 

Thank Ray P
San Diego, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great spot to watch the cost beach scene nice selection of craft beer and fresh oysters Baja tacos, grilled shrimp,

Thank Wayne F
san diego
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62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have always gone to Fish101 for dinner and love everything I eat there from the seafood curry to the grilled romain lettuce . However the other day I took my friend there for lunch and had their Fish Bowl! Come on! You need to put that on the dinner menu as well. Brown rice, black beans, kale, grilled mahi... More 

Thank bestefar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious Kumamoto Oyster, Blue Fin Tuna Sashimi Bowl, Flash Fried Brussel Sprouts in a Balsamic reduction with Asiago cheese. Fabulous! You never disappoint Fish 101. Always fresh, always delicious and always delightful well informed staff. Thank you.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb fresh fish. Casual setting, set up for guest interaction or privacy. Loud and alive. Local favorite. Great for families. A favorite.

Thank skaats
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yum! Everything great. Salad fresh. Fish fresh grilled. Oysters good. So glad we stopped during our drive up the coast!

Thank Herman M
Kelowna, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice. Great service and fresh food. Excellent choices were an arugula salad with Mahi Mahi and the Curry Fish Bowl. Love this place.

Thank Travelwag
Carlsbad, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favorite date night destinations! Food is paramount--fish and ingredients are FRESH. Love the seafood curry and sashimi bowl. Lines can be long but service is generally quick and enthusiastic. Wine selections are well reasoned, the focus is on beer. Seating is casual and often communal--not suited to intimate conversation it can get noisy. But the food is... More 

Thank msnform
Baltimore, Maryland
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are often lines to get in.....because it is that good. Fresh ingredients matter! The reviews here don't lie..worth your while. Enjoy!

Thank HaresHallBunny
Solana Beach, California
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decent fish prepared without much imagination like many other fish restaurants. But the fish is generally very fresh. Somewhat pricey.

Thank sdphil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, 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: (760) 943-6221

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