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McGrath's Fish House

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1911 S 320th St, Federal Way, WA 98003-5414
253-839-5000
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tacoma, Washington
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So the menu options looked great. It went downhill from there. I ordered the Parmesan Crusted Cod pieces with a side mini Shrimp Louis salad. OK, I'll give the salad a pass. It was fresh, larger than expected, teeny shrimp I'd guess from a can. The cod was like a hockey puck. Looked half-way decent on the outside, but rubbery... More 

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited at the front counter awhile to be seated when only one family was ahead of us. After being seated and drinks ordered we waited 15 minutes for two glasses of wine and two cocktails and 2 glasses of water. They did not seem that busy on a Sunday evening. One solid ground in balsamic dressing and two other salads... More 

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Greeneville, Tennessee
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348 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love fish so were delighted to find McGrath's fish house. I had the Coho Salmon and it was dry too dry crusty and way too salty. The Clam chowder was tasty but clams practically none existent. We will not return to this place for sure

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Thank Vicar100
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to to go if you are in the area and want to try local seafood It has a good variety of fish and some other items for the non seafood lovers Service was a little slow even though the place wasn't crowded All in all everyone enjoyed the food

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oswego
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never have we had four out of four terrible meal anywhere. Though I loved, loved, loved my pear, walnut, cheese salad, I can't believe the rest of it was approved to leave the kitchen. My husband couldn't cut his two lonely razorback clams with his knife, my fresh wild caught salmon was so dry that it was tasteless, my daughter... More 

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Thank Linda t
Washington state
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

McGrath's Fish House serves excellent fish and seafood at a reasonable price. The seafood pastas were delicious, as were the pan-fried oysters and halibut. The house salads were a happy surprise - lots more going on than a simple lettuce-style salad. There was an assortment of fresh veggies layered over a mix of lettuces and the blue cheese dressing was... More 

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Thank Kayann
Clifton, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Our first time here and ee were glad we came! Our waiter was extremely informative and had excellent suggestions. The food was served in no time and was delicious. I recommend the Lemon drop martini🍸 Great atmosphere and location. Remember to Get the parking validated before leaving!

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Thank Sharon F
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Great atmosphere and layout. Convenient location.....Very good food....service a little slow & unattentive.

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Thank W4286SEmichellem
Federal Way, Washington
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The happy hour is really good And the lettuce wraps are my favorite. Staff is Friendly and the prices are good have also gone for lunch many times. It's never too crowded

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Thank lanabostic
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for parking headache go here! It's in the mall parking lot which can be a total battle to find parking. We have been going here once in awhile when my husband is in the mood for halibut and chips. The staff is friendly and try to give you the best service but some how either they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1911 S 320th St, Federal Way, WA 98003-5414
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Federal Way
  • Phone Number: 253-839-5000

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