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“Excellent food - quirky owner”
Review of Cafe Fish

Cafe Fish
Ranked #9 of 373 Restaurants in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $41 - $103
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed June 11, 2010

We visited on a wet and dreary sunday evening and were the first customers to arrive. the owner was very talkative and explained in detail what was available to us and made recommendations which we followed. The resulting meal was of high quality and thoroughly enjoyable . We will certainly revisit when we are next in Scarborough.
We have noticed comments about poor or indifferent service on previous reviews but as the restaurant only had 2 other tables occupied by the time we left there was no real pressure on the staff. Having said that, on that evening there was only the owner and his chef on duty and the service we received from "mine host" was cheerful and attentive. definitely no complaints from us!!

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Thank Peeceecee
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Reviewed April 1, 2010

As previous reviewers have stated the food is very good, the restaurant owner appeared at the beginning and discussed the food choices. A bit in your face but well meaning.
There is a mixed fish selection during the week for £20 for 2 courses and I had that and it was fresh and delicious - lovely chowder. My husband had the posh fish and chips and again absolutely lovely.

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Thank freddielola
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Reviewed March 3, 2010

We were recently in Scarborough overnight on a business trip and ate at Cafe Fish. The Cullen Skink was out of this world delicious, they gave us a free mussel appetiser dish - they were to die for. My husband had haddock with scallops, I had the seafood gratin. Both were wonderfula nd beautifully presented.

The waiter was attentive, knowledgeable, professional and his timing on service was impeccable.

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1  Thank schmunky-munky
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Reviewed November 5, 2009

Every review seems to mention the bread and it is worth visiting Cafe Fish for this alone! A very good range of fish and seafood is on offer and all at reasonable prices. The service is relaxed and friendly rather than formal which is not a bad thing. A great place to sample what local fishermen are catching.

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Thank Toller_Rant
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Reviewed October 15, 2009

On arriving on time we were asked if would mind waiting for 5min's and someone would come go through the specials, half an hour later someone came, we then waited 25mins to be seated, and then we received our starters, which were excelent, unfortunatly my wifes soup and fish cake was removed before she had chance to eat all of her soup. This was then followed by a 45min wait, (watching while the restuarant was been cleared and the chef had come out of the kitchen to talk to guests) before we got fed up and went to pay for what we had had.
We wanted to pay and leave quietly as we were disapointed at our wedding aniversary meal been spoilt, but the owner then came out and started loudly comenting on how he had two main courses if anyone wanted them.

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13  Thank Birhy
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