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“Oyster Heaven”

TAPS Fish House & Brewery
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Ranked #2 of 202 Restaurants in Brea
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Brea Blvd.
Transit: Brea 95L
Reviewed October 5, 2012

We love to sit at the oyster bar and watch the guys shucking and preparing the always delicious variety of oysters. The waitresses and staff are super friendly and very attentive, even when they're super busy. We've never had a bad meal there - try their Miso Marinated Chilean Sea Bass or the N'Awlins Style Gumbo ...both delish! They also make their own beer and have live music on the patio on weekends. We're going back tonight.

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Thank Jeepie59
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Reviewed October 2, 2012

Not sure what it was because the food was good and the service was nice but I'm not running back to TAPS. There are better restaurants if you want to spend that much money.

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Reviewed September 29, 2012

Party of 6

The good: excellent waitress, great ambiance, fast service, , good bread with nice garlic chili flake, balsamic and oil dipping sauce, pretty good rib eye steak, well prepared.

The not so good: Dry free range chicken, poor batter on fish and chips, flavorless green goddess salad dressing, mediocre beer, especially for the price, overall high prices.

I would go back for the steak for a special occasion, won't be a regular stop.

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Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

Typically this is a fine restaurant. The ambience, service, food, etc. is a cut above the rest.
However how can a restaurant that features Prime Rib on the weekend run out at 5:00 on Sunday because they ordered lightly due to the long weekend that is typically slow. To me, thats reason enough to keep them in the middle tier of restaurants. This is no excuse. We overheard more than two parties comment on the same issue. However, my filet is quite tender seasoned with peppercorn. My wife's Halibut was so, so, had much better!

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Thank exrammfan
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Reviewed August 25, 2012

My husband and I just love this place. The claim chowder is very good. The bread with a garlic olive oil and vinegar is amazing - just dont eat too much as the rest of the dinner will also be good.

When we take our son - we love that they provide him a snack plate early.

We recently were able to schedule a reservation for a party of 10 and they were so accomodating with separate checks - which can be a pain.

If you like seafood this is the place to go - we are never disappointed.

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Thank ALinCA5512
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