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“None better” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Barbara's Fishtrap

Barbara's Fishtrap
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pacifica, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“None better”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

We discovered this place in 2001, and we have never gone for fish any other place. The place is always crowded, as they say "If you have a reservation, you are in the wrong place". There is a walk away window, if you can not wait. The fish and and chips are as good as, maybe even better than you would get in England. It is what you would call a shack. Oil cloth on the tables and fish net hanging from the ceiling. They have an indoor room, and a heated porch, both are comfortable, but I prefer the indoor, as you can see the harbor.
Be advised no credit cards. Cash or check only. Enjoy!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Betty M
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Austin, Texas
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“really good food for a good price!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2012

Went there for lunch- I had clam chowder and fish and chips- it was soooo good! The fish was cod and fantastic, although a tad bit greazy. Its not fancy, was really busy but the service was fast, and we all enjoyed it!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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120 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

Where else can you get GRILLED fish and chips Rock Cod, two HUGE pieces that were so fresh, i think they caught it while I was ordering for $13 for dinner?
No where!
Diner atmosphere, but who cares when the food is outstanding?!?

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Thank Floridakate1
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Elk Grove, California, United States
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“well a GREAT lunch place!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

well this is your typical lunch stopover, every local is there, its quaint, its cute, the Fish and Chips tasted great, but loaded in grease, but its certainly the place to get accustomed to half moon bay...........

Visited September 2012
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Thank Lauren M
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Los Altos, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“old time favorite”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

A guilty pleasure , for fish and chips , every once in awhile , can be very busy at times but this place knows how to get the food out

Visited September 2012
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Thank Daniel M
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