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“Great Casual Eatery!!!!”
Review of Harbor Fish Cafe

Harbor Fish Cafe
Ranked #26 of 348 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed February 11, 2014

Excellent HUGE fresh pieces of fish, in a comfortable, very casual diner/restaurant. Outdoor/covered seating with very wonderful warm heaters above you to keep you warm on the chillier evenings. Makes you feel part of the local community. Thank you!!!!!! We'll be back!

Thank Veronica S
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Reviewed February 9, 2014

Four of us had high expectations of this restaurant as it came recommended by a local. Our expectations plunged, however, when the waitress delivered our food. There was lots of it; quantity isn't the problem. The problem was overly battered fish that was greasy, not tasty. If you go, you might have more success with broiled choices. Good beer, good service, and good, casual ambiance saved this visit from being a total wash.

2  Thank Margo654
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Reviewed January 24, 2014

Terrible service, terrible food. Not surprised that so many people left before being served. What I don't understand was why there were long lines to get in.

2  Thank D B
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

This place has an ideal location. You can view the beach and even a sunset. But don't expect a great meal. Expect an average meal. I ordered the blackened ahi tuna and asked for it to rare; it was cooked almost all the way through. The blackened spices leave a lot to be desired. The customer service was excellent, it is just a shame the food doesn't match up to the service. I also thought it was a bit pricey. 150 bucks for 6 of us. Save this place for a light and quick meal. If you are looking for a dinner place, I suggest you look elsewhere.

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Thank Pichungo
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Reviewed January 16, 2014

Loved the location....watched the sunset right off the beach. Excellent Fish Tacos and Fish & Chips! Excellent service!

Thank Kay932
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