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Fishbar Manhattan Beach Seafood Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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3801 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3130
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We appreciated our server Britney. It was also blessedly quiet although that may have been due to construction. Wednesday featured crab and wine for discount but other items looked so good that we didn't take advantage. Fish grilled nicely. Even indulged in stuffed cookie, unusual for us.

Thank mule54
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364 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun seafood restaurant with a relaxed-yet-active, bar-like atmosphere and a local flavor. We were there on crab night, so I had the crab leg special, which was very good. My colleague had an ahi entree, which was cooked very rare and was fresh and buttery. The drink menu is fun - an assortment of cool mixed drinks (the rum drink... More 

Thank dwg51357
Manhattan Beach, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

If you like bad food , this is your place. All they want is your money. Best experience is when you eat across the street at El Tarasco while you are waiting an hour to get into the Fish Bar. What kind of fish resteraunt does not have swordfish... probably too easy to prepare corectly.

Thank John D
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Great seafood place. Great staff. If you go there ask for Kelsey. She gave us great service. She's the best!

Thank srnickj
Manhattan Beach, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The atmosphere is fun yet not overwhelming. The service is friendly and accommodating. The line can get busy waiting for a table, but the hostess are always friendly and the wait time doe not end up being too bad. Grab a drink while you wait, I recommend their Moscow Mule, it is refreshing and you will wan tone after another.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Nice bar with tables in restaurant. Original margaritas are very tasty. Great meal of mussels Leon in a garlic butter sauce. Sat at the bar. Nice atmosphere. Prices slightly high. Rehabbing outside bldg. was within walking distance of hotel to go grab a late night snack and drink. Hit the spot .

Thank rmcdUSA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Food is great. Drinks are good and they have a Bloody Mary worth the price of admission. Fish is always good and blackened is my choice of the day. Can't wait to go back. A+

Thank Gma0917
Manhattan Beach, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Amazing flavor and appeal for the variety of veggie dishes that we love more than fish. You can get quixotic cuisine at a valued price and fill up on your new favorites.

Thank Shunt0
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

We were there on a Monday, so we got a table right away. Staff greeted us relatively promptly and apologized for their delay. Waiter was friendly, though he was a bit too aggressive, as in he came on a little strong. With a big menu we asked for advice of what to order and he said that everything on the... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

A local favorite that attracts folks from everywhere! The food is really worth any wait you may have - enjoy the atmosphere, grab a drink at the bar, chat with the locals. We visited recently early on a Friday evening. We hadn't been able to get a reservation but weren't concerned as we just planned to hang out at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3801 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3130
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: 310-796-0200

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