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Tricky Fish

1600 Washington St E, Charleston, WV 25311-2126
+1 304-344-3474
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“shrimp tacos” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1600 Washington St E, Charleston, WV 25311-2126
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Indoor or outdoor seating. Casual easy atmosphere. Food is better than good. I had the shrimp taco with red beans and rice and thoroughly enjoyed it. No desserts because there is a bakery down the street and others in the area have desserts, very disappointed...More

Thank wvjake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered their “beach burger” which really is just a regular burger and it tasted okay. What really was not good was that they mixed up my order with someone else, then proceeded to, once they realized, switched our plates. The person had already eaten...More

Thank Emma A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tricky Fish needs to up its game. The grilled mahi we ordered was much too dry. The slaw? Thick and too much vinegar. The beans and rice were decent. We probably won’t be back.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to describe. We’ve been here before and had the fish tacos. Wasn’t impressed. This time I went for the Nathan’s dogs which is a safe bet and it was. Way more chili topping than needed for the small bun. Really good after I scraped...More

Thank AjamasB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I saw good reviews for this restaurant and we decided to try it out. The fish tacos were excellent! The restaurant is very unique and sort of eclectic. The bathrooms could use some work but the food made this place a worthwhile stop!

Thank summervacation27
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We stopped there after our choice of restaurant was closed on Sunday. We were disappointed in that this was primarily a run of the mill greasy seafood place. I was able to get a grilled mahi-mahi which was a bit overcooked and a salad which...More

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed May 26, 2018

I would consider this fast food +, without the fast service. I ordered the soft tacos and my wife ordered the fried Nathan's hot dog. The toppings on the tacos while not appearing tasty, actually blended very well with a sweet taste to them. I...More

Thank JoeReedy
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Saw the reviews and I am wondering what the heck people are eating these days. By far the worst taco place I have ever eaten . Were talking 3 day old iceberg lettuce, guacamole from a can, and taco shells from Costco that were stale....More

Thank satverous
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Hands down this is the best place in Charleston, WV to enjoy some delicious fish tacos. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is warm, inviting and eclectic. Come to enjoy a fantastic lunch on their deck or an adult beverage in the evening. I...More

Thank Bevin D
Reviewed April 11, 2018

This place cannot begin to describe a hole-in-the-wall place to eat! It is not laid back, it is the absolute pit of pits! Exhausted from hours of walking from our hotel in the downtown area, to visit the state capitol, the governor's mansion, and the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$6 - $15
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Washington St E, Charleston, WV 25311-2126
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-344-3474
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An Urban Beach Bar & Grill serving house-prepared beach food, cold beer, and cocktails. Come join us on the deck! We also feature TapTV trivia and sports on the tele!
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