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Fish 101

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1468 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
+1 760-943-6221
11:30 am - 9:00 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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Murrieta, California
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had heard about this place from several friends and last night, being in the area, we decided to try it out. Let me begin by saying that there were many options, the fish was fresh, well prepared and plentiful. The fries and cole slaw accompanying our meals was like wise very good. My wife had the fish of the... More 

Thank shmillermd
Carlsbad, California
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166 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge portions. Lot's of fries. Grilled fish tacos are GF and excellent. Shrimp PoBoy was very good. Fish N Chip was a bit soggy but the house tarter sauce overcame the deficiency. Wine & Beer on tap. What else would one need?

Thank db7477
San Jose, California
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this in tripadvisor and yelp. Fish is fresh. Staff so cool and laid back. It is like you step into a Hawaiian/surf town. Try the poke bowl. My husband loved it so much, he is going back the next day. I had the grilled fish bowl which was so yummy! Parking is limited. We parked on the side street... More 

Thank kcamd2001
Escondido, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quality of the fish is amazing! What the place lacks in ambiance, it definitely makes up in taste. Great little casual lunch spot for locals and tourists.

Thank KristinaEgle
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92 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fish tacos! Very casual vibe. Picnic table seating in back. Very limited parking. Very few menu choices.

Thank Hairup
San Diego CA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very family. Very casual. Delicious food, both the fish and the veggies. Fun interactions with staff and customers. Very popular so can involve a wait, therefore plan your timing

Thank niallconway
Oceanside, California
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151 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing find. The food is very fresh and they cook it fast. Normally that would be a bad thing but this place really knows what they are doing. The family in front of me received their clam chowder before they all had even left the register. Key items to try: - shrimp cocktail - oysters - tacos... More 

Thank Myles44
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here with family. Recommended by locals and not disappointed. Reasonable sized portions and well prepared. It's an order and pay at the counter so prices are fairly reasonable.

Thank George G
Chandler, Arizona
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had Yellowtail plate with salad & fries. Wife had tuna poke, seaweed sales, vile, avacado, brown rice. Before had 3 kinds of raw oysters. Great food and service. Low prices. Very, very popular place. Opens at 11:30am. We were there. Still a line at 12:30.

Thank harrys991
San Diego
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110 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

GEM! This is a phenomenal find in Leucadia. The fish is extremely fresh, the service is simple as one orders at the counter and awaits the food to be delivered. All the dishes are consistently well made and the accompany beer selection is equally good. The only downside is the limited parking as one is forced to find street parking... More 

Thank Sameer R

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-6221

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