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El Pescador Fish Market

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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SOUPS​
8Oz. $2.95
16 Oz. $5.50
32 Oz. $10.25
Clam Chowder
8Oz. $4.25
16 Oz. $7.25
32 Oz. $13.50
Cioppino
SALAD​
Small $3.95
Large $5.95
Green Salad
SEAFOOD COCKTAILS​
$5.50
Ceviche
$7.95
Dungeness Crab
$5.50
Medium Shrimp
$3.95
Bay Shrimp
$7.50
Medium Combo
Dungeness Crab & Medium Shrimp
$6.95
Combo
Dungeness​ Crab & Bay Shrimp
FRESH SEAFOOD SANDWICHES AND SALADS​
10,000 Isle
Italian
Bleu Cheese
Ripe avocado
Sandwiches
served on Sourdough w/ Lettuce, Tomato, Green Onion
10,000 Isle
Italian
Bleu Cheese
Ripe avocado
Salads
Spring Mix, Romaine, Red & White Cabbage, Tomatoes, Green & Red Onions, Lemon
Your Choice of Homemade Dressings: 10,000 Isle, Italian or Bleu Cheese w/ Ripe Avocado add 1.00
Sandwich $0.00
Salad $12.95
10,000 Isle
Italian
Bleu Cheese
Ripe avocado
El Pescador
Dungeness Crab, Medium Shrimp, Bay Shrimp, Smoked Albacore, Smoked Salmon
Sandwich $9.95
Salad $10.95
10,000 Isle
Italian
Bleu Cheese
Ripe avocado
Dungeness Crab
Sandwich $7.50
Salad $8.95
10,000 Isle
Italian
Bleu Cheese
Ripe avocado
Medium Shrimp
Sandwich $6.50
Salad $7.95
10,000 Isle
Italian
Bleu Cheese
Ripe avocado
Bay Shrimp
Sandwich $8.50
Salad $9.50
10,000 Isle
Italian
Bleu Cheese
Ripe avocado
Combo
Dungeness Crab, Bay Shrimp
Sandwich $8.95
Salad $9.95
10,000 Isle
Italian
Bleu Cheese
Ripe avocado
Medium Combo
Dungeness Crab, Medium Shrimp
Sandwich $7.95
Salad $8.95
10,000 Isle
Italian
Bleu Cheese
Ripe avocado
Smoked Albacore or Smoked Salmon
FRESH CHAR-GRILLED SEAFOOD​
Seafood Sandwiches
served on a Torta Roll w/ Lettuce, Tomato, Green & Red Onion
Seafood Salad
Spring Mix, Romaine Lettuce, Red & White Cabbage, Tomato, Red & Green Onion. Your choice of Homemade Dressings: 10,000 Isle, Vinegarette, Bleu Cheese
10,000 Isle
Vinegarette
Bleu Cheese
Seafood Plate
Served​ w/ a Fresh Green Salad & Steamed Rice w/ Ripe Avocado add 1.00
Sandwich $8.50
Salad $10.95
Plate $12.95
Snapper
Lemon Butter or Cajun Style
Sandwich $8.50
Salad $10.95
Plate $12.95
Calamari Steak
Lemon Butter
Sandwich $8.95
Salad $11.95
Plate $16.95
Local Swordfish
Teriyaki or Lemon Butter
Sandwich $9.95
Salad $12.95
Plate $17.95
Hawaiian Ahi Tuna
Teriyaki​
Sandwich $9.95
Salad $12.95
Plate $17.95
Alaskan or Local Halibut
Lemon Butter
Sandwich $8.95
Salad $11.95
Plate $16.95
Local Sea Bass
Olive Oil & Garlic
Sandwich $8.95
Salad $11.95
Plate $13.95
Scottish Salmon
Teriyaki​ or Lemon Butter
SAUTE AND SPECIALTY ITEMS​
$8.95
Fish Tacos
Served w/ Cabbage Salad
$9.95
Mexican Shrimp Tacos
Served w/ Cabbage Salad
$13.95
El Cesario Salad
Cajun Style Tilapia, Mixed Greens, Gomawakame Seaweed Salad & Avocado Tossed w/ our Vinegarette Dressing
$10.95
Sauteed Mussels
Served w/ Sourdough Bread
$12.95
Sauteed Manilla Clams
Served​ w/ Sourdough Bread
$8.95
Sashimi Plate
$5.95
Calamari Steak
Served​ w/ Cocktail Sauce
BEVERAGES​
$0.95
Soft Drinks
$1.95
Assorted Teas & Mineral Water
$2.25
20oz Drinks
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun place. Combination of an actual fish market and restaurant. We visited during a vacation in San Diego. You order at a counter, find a table, and a waiter brings your food when it's ready. Lots of choice, including but not limited to, many kinds...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nxnw18
Reviewed 3 days ago

I don't eat here often but I buy all of my fish at the market to cook at home. They really know their fish and the fish is always fresh. They go out of their way to remove the bones or whatever I want to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jim L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing selection of fresh fish and the most friendly and helpful employees ever! They make recommendations, offer cooking tips and make sure you get a great selection. All of the fish we purchased were delicious! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dlp5
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here early evening and after taking a bit of time to work out what t do managed to get food. It’s mostly sandwiches involving fish but the do a very nice chowder which I had. Came with croutons in a bowl rather than in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mikesalter
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a favorite of the locals. You can get really fresh seafood here. Raw oysters, Sashimi, shrimp, crab, seabass, yellowtail, tuna...... Favorite menu item of my family is the El Pescador Sandwich- Dungeness Crab, Medium Shrimp, Bay Shrimp, and Smoked Salmon :)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kwtexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a small dinner since eating a big lunch and decided to try a restaurant which we have purchased fish at previously. The fish had always been fresh and good so we gave this a try. The place was packed at 6:30...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Rohrshack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must try the Poke. I had the Ahi Tuna several nights in a row. Even the small size ($13) has around a 1/3 # of poke, and it's plenty for one person. Get it over rice. Only glitch is they server it by default with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nick L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here with take-out. Good clam chowder, and I ordered a crab cocktail. It was nice and fresh, but a bit pricey.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Amanda M
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Ate at El Pescador while in town. Had Red Snapper and fish tacos. Both very good. Would definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ae7924
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here. In fact, we came back a couple of days letter. Very comfortable atmosphere, great food selection, and very reasonable prices. Strongly recommend you stop in here for dinner if you're in the La Jolla area.

Date of visit: February 2019
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go_mommy
January 5, 2017|
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Response from BillyeJP | Reviewed this property |
Shrimp and crab but no oysters on the menu. They do have fresh oysters in the market. There is a menu posted on their website.
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susiedawson
November 4, 2016|
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Response from hbear4593 | Reviewed this property |
They have desperate seating
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busylady_13
October 26, 2016|
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Response from RBinDC2016 | Reviewed this property |
Both Seamus and Celeste are wrong. El Pescador has outdoor seating and pets are welcome. As I recall, there are about six to eight small tables, each of which can accommodate 2 to 3 people each. The tables are arranged... More
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