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Encinitas Fish Shop

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews fresh fish taco sandwich seafood fries snapper seaweed salad ahi sea bass chowder coconut shrimp different ways order at the counter cooking style garlic butter casual environment local beers on tap
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A staple for straight up fish sandwiches. To enjoy, eat in so the fries are crispy, the sandwich bread freshly toasted and the fish hot off the grill. Beer on tap and a lively family friendly atmosphere. Enclosed patio seating with heat lamps, but you...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank shannong406
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by here and bought some fresh salmon. We cooked it for supper and it was so very good. Fresh and great flavor. Would definitely buy more.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sharwitt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great! We try to go at least twice per month-fish & chips (cod, cause they are ALWAYS out of halibut-grrrrr) & the salmon salad & (sometimes) onion rings. Service is friendly & quite quick considering they were jammed (Sunday afternoon)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Elk H
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Unpretentious, casual environment . Comfort food like coconut shrimp or fish and chips but the best is the fish pineapple relish taco. Get it. And walk it off on the Encinitas shop district!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cbonorino
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Love this place, what a selection of seafood in many different ways. I especially like the selection for fish tacos, choose fish, choose toppings, extras - amazing freshly grilled fish with lots of fresh veggies. Great for a fast lunch.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wanderlushhhh
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Great place. Always so fresh and great selection of different fishes and how its cooked--you pick. Dog friendly patio too, which is a plus because we like to stop in after having walked the dog into Cardiff and back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JJ L
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Great tacos and you can sit outside. Also we like to pick up fresh fish to take home and put on the grill as well. The only downside is that for a relaxed "taco place" it is VERY expensive

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GrandTour36077666076
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Visiting family in California and this is our 4th time to the fish shop. Great fresh fish prepared as you wait. No disappointments. Would give it 5 stars but the ambience is cafeteria style. Go casual.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TripMember5302017
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Excellent menu, great quality, terrific service. We enjoy their fish & chips!! Also the grilled salmon salad. Best French fries around-make sure and order extra. Great beer battered onion rings too👏👏Note: Still no Halibut 😞

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Elk H
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

I wanted to find a great place for lunch with salads and fresh fish, half way between La Jolla and Carlsbad so my friend and I could meet for lunch. No only was the Encinitas Fish Shop perfect but the food was delicious! We were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Peg M
November 18, 2018|
Response from rokkap | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t know. Why not check their menu?
September 24, 2018|
Response from Kathy D | Reviewed this property |
We had no problem. We parked a short distance down the street, at no cost.
Barb S
March 3, 2017|
Response from acoachcool | Reviewed this property |
The coaster station isn't very far from the restaurant however the walk isn't a safe one. The station is next to a busy thoroughfare that doesn't have a sidewalk. This could be dangerous if you have small children or are... More
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