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Tricky Fish


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A family-friendly 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!
$6 - $15
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
American, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

This is a very small restaurant close to the capitol building. We parked int the capitol parking lot (metered) and toured the capitol and walked to Tricky Fish. The tacos were tasty, but could use more fish in the tacos - just one small piece...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Randy_Debbie_Ohio
Reviewed July 16, 2019

The clerk at the counter was very good about explaining things and making beer suggestions. My husband had the burrito with blacken mahi-mahi. He said it was the best burrito he ever had. I had the pulled pork sandwich. The pork was chunks, not really...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank TravelLady724
Reviewed May 21, 2019

We stopped here when driving through Charleston. The place itself is quaint and the staff we encountered were friendly.The service was a little slow, and the place could do with a good cleaning, but the food itself (shrimp tacos) was really good. I was not...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AusTaryn
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Enjoyed our meal. Not a huge menu, but the food was very good. We tried two types of fish tacos, as well as a Po Boy. Everything was tasty!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MaksimsDad
Reviewed July 9, 2018

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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank wvjake
Reviewed July 5, 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank emmaalwin
Reviewed June 30, 2018 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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Daydream462817
Reviewed June 24, 2018 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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank AjamasB
Reviewed June 24, 2018 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!

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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