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The Fishery

5040 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109-1801
+1 858-272-9985
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“halibut” (38 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“fresh fish” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5040 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109-1801
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Reviewed yesterday

Last time we were here, I felt likewise that somehow the fish isn’t as good as it could be.we share a beet salad and I am hard pressed to find any beets. We have to ask for more dressing- which is good, but the salad...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank unhappytraveller123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I found this restaurant at the last minute. Reservations were easy. The food was delicious. I ordered the grilled salmon. The chef was able to alter the menu for my gluten free dairy free diet. Everything was cooked to perfection! We started with oysters on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 500jeannep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Pacific Beach seafood restaurant and market is tucked away from the main business area but well worth finding. It's a comfortable room with a nice selection of very fresh seafood and friendly staff. The chowder was loaded with large chunks of clam. The fish...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cary L
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We arrived for dinner after enjoying a wonderful Christmas concert down the block. We were seated immediately without reservations and ordered drinks while perusing the menu. Our waiter, Mark, recommended several dishes and went to get our drinks. I ordered a cup of the New...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kent H
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Excellent fish dishes. Had a really good time there. Relaxed atmosphere. It is kind of pricey though with the average entree priced at probably $35 or so.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank niftyspark
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We were served so slow and the food came out luke warm. I was disappointed all food was cool or luke warm. The service was slow and the server could not remember what anybody ordered. My second time here. Portion was small and the bill...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ksbrit
Reviewed October 11, 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant, a casual place for talking, eating and enjoying the moment. Fantastic setting with no compromises.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jesus Manuel C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This restaurant has been consistently good for many years. The fish is fresh and there is something for everyone on the fish side. The beer selection is limited and this is an upmarket place in terms of price

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank l0ssk0p
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The appetizer was amazing. We watched them select the prawns fresh from the tank to serve us moments later. Chowder was delicious and a cant miss to order.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kuake
Reviewed September 4, 2018

This really is superb food and on each occasion we visit, we are amazed that we can get a reservation at this gem of a restaurant. We always try and go for the Tuesday tasting and go with the wine pairings. They say “trust the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HAC1963
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5040 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109-1801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-9985
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