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“Good food, slow service”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Fishwife

Fishwife
Ranked #10 of 79 Restaurants in Pacific Grove
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The sister restaurant is in Seaside, CA
Sierra Vista
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Good food, slow service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Food was good here, I had tilapia which was very tasty and my husband had fish and chips. They were pretty good, but we have had better. It was very slow and service was still slow. Couldn't figure out what they were doing. Prices were ok. Good was good, but don't be in a hurry

Visited October 2013
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“Great food at a reasonable price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

My wife and I ate at the Fishwife in early October while staying in Pacific Grove. This was the second time we ate there; the first was a couple of years ago in late January. Both times we ate there we found the service to be friendly and efficient. The food was great both times. The prices were very reasonable. If we visit the Pacific Grove area again, that restaurant will be a must visit.

  • Visited October 2013
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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Food is NOT good.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2013

Worst food I've had in 6,000 miles of cross country rd trip. The seafood alfredo was canned seafood dumped on precooked pasta, steak was sliced 3 times to check doneness and still arrived far under cooked. The service was good enough and the location was pretty nice, ... but save yourself $50 and order a pizza.

  • Visited October 2013
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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“OK if your staying at Asilomar”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2013

It was packed with people, and well organized. Because of it's location, directly off the grounds of Asilomar, and Asilomar does't provide dinner, the Fishwife is an OK place to eat. It's close and easy. Does that qualify for a good rating on tripadvisor.com, hardly. Walk or drive a little farther to find a better meal. Of course if you like fried fish items, and a lot of heavy sauce to cover the quality of your meal then you will be happy at Fishwife.

  • Visited October 2013
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Dayton, Ohio
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“Enjoyed our return visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013

My wife and I had eaten here once before while on vacation 2 years ago, and we looked forward to another well prepared meal. We arrived for lunch and were immediately seated. We opted for lunch as I don’t eat seafood and their dinner menu is limited to only a beef selection. My wife enjoyed a free appetizer from a coupon picked up at our motel. Our waiter was attentive and our meals were well prepared and tasted very good. We enjoyed sharing a special bread pudding dessert that was offered that day. We would look forward to returning here the next time we vacation in this area.

  • Visited September 2013
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