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“Side dishes the best” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rock'N Fish

Rock'N Fish
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Soups, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Manhattan Ave.
Transit: Ocean Express free trolley service is available from the LAX area to various stops around Manhattan Beach. For more information, call 310.642.7851.
Mexico City, Mexico
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306 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Side dishes the best”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

Whatever you decide to order us very good. Amazing sandwiches, wonderful fish dishes, but best of all.... The side dishes.... OMG!!! Loved them!

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San Diego, California
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Sooooo Good!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2014

We didn't have reservations and the place was hopping, but we were seated within half an hour. They take your phone number so that you are free to roam around instead of being stuck standing around. We had steak and prime rib sandwich. Both were absolutely delicious. The service was perfect. We sat upstairs and it was very cozy. We will be back again!

Visited January 2014
Thank Candice S
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Good for All Sorts of Occasions”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014

Rock'n Fish was recommended to us by our hotel. We called at 5:00 on a Saturday night and were unable to get a reservation, but the hostess encouraged us to "walk-up," so we did and were immediately seated.

The service was quick, friendly and competent. Our waiter had a large party of about 12, in addition to a couple of smaller tables to serve, and he gave every one of us the attention we deserved.

The menu is really varied and it was a tough choice to narrow down an entree. We ended up with the basic grilled salmon and the crab po' boy. Both were excellent choices, fresh and good-tasting, well-presented and a pretty good value. We enjoyed the vast selection of sides from which to choose.

The only "con" of this place is that it's super loud, due to the hard finishes and loud music. This makes it feel vibrant, but limits the amount of conversation you can have. We were seated in a corner at the back of the balcony and it was probably the quietest spot in the room and one I'd highly recommend if you want to actually "visit" with your party.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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SF Bay Area
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89 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“I'd go back just for the sides”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2013

On the noisy side, and dimly lit so it is difficult to read the menu, but worth a visit. My ahi was seared on the outside, raw in the middle - the waiter told me this was how it would be - but the fish was fresh and tasty. The outstanding part for me, though, were the sides: each dish comes with a choice of two sides, selected from an extensive list and seasonal specials. I had the special green beans, nice and crisp, and dithered over my second choice until I decided on the mac and cheese. My partner's crab cakes were OK, but on the dry side, with more bread than I would put in them. It's a popular place: luckily we made reservations and had no problems even though we arrived early.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Los Angeles, California, USA
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Seafood bar at its best”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013

If you are a seafood lover, come here. Everything on their menu is great. Must make reservations, it gets packed. I love their ambience, location and overall crowd. Wait can sometimes take forever if you are a walk-in. The food and drinks are all awesome. I never get disappointed with a great plate of fresh catch of the day with a nice pairing of white wine.

Visited December 2012
Thank Valerie S
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