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“Fantastic Seafood” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kool Fish Restaurant - CLOSED

Kool Fish Restaurant
Price range: $2 - $33
Cuisines: Seafood, Mexican, Caribbean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Melbourne, Australia
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132 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Fantastic Seafood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I had our best meal in Playa here last night and we are going back again tonight. Jesus, our waiter was very friendly and the food - mixed seafood in half pineapple and fish and seafood wrapped in local plant leaf were memorable. The price was very reasonable even for the margaritas.

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English first
Level Contributor
46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Big Surprise in a small package.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Nestled amongst larger venues, Kool Fish delivers with fresh local seafood prepared with flare. The service was great and the selection varied enough to fit many tastes. A good value among some overpriced choices nearby.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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North Carolina
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Best tacos I've had in Playa so far!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2013

My husband and I stopped in for the 2 for 1 tacos last night and they were delicious! For 60 pesos, we ate 6 tacos. The ceviche taco and garlic crab taco were my favorites. Kool Fish is towards the end of 5th but it was absolutely worth the walk. The service was great too. We will be back to Kool Fish before we leave!

Visited May 2013
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Edmonton, Canada
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A Great Meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2013

This is a great place to have fresh fish. Portions were very generous. A couple one table over from us ordered ceviche for an appetizer and it came out in a large casserole dish. Then they had to try to manage the steaks they ordered! The restaurant is quite plain without much atmosphere but the service was exceptional and the food top notch, well worth the walk further up 5th Avenue for.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Good food and service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

This is a pretty basic place at the end of 5th near calle 30. Dont be put iff by the slightly shabby exterior - the welcome is warm snd tge food is great! The only reason for 4 not 5 stars is that the toilets were in need of a good clean.

The food was good however - generous portions cooked beautifully. Much to be recommended

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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