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“Open on Monday”

Golden Fish Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #25 of 318 Restaurants in Salinas
Cuisines: Seafood
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Bass Lake, California
Level 6 Contributor
97 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Open on Monday”
Reviewed June 2, 2014

While visiting my daughter, we had our first time eating at this restaurant on Main St. in old downtown Salinas. Our server was friendly and personal. He chatted with us and invited us back again. The Salmon Fish Bowl was very tasted, but the fish was over cooked to the point of being very dry. The Alfredo Fettucine was good but very mild. The garlic toast could have used more garlic. My daughter said the salad was crispy and good. The key lime pie had a store bought appearance and flavor. At least it was open on Monday

  • Visited June 2014
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Florida
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“10 years consistent excellence”
Reviewed May 16, 2014

We have know this restaurant 10 years and visit it yearly when we travel to California if at all possible. Our favorite dishes -- lobster bisque soup, pescador marina and of the New Zealand Green-lip mussels were all as excellent as ever this trip. This is truly a gem, located in Old Town, but worthy of drawing any San Jose/San Fran crowd to Steinbeck's region for a wonderful meal in an understated but warm ambience.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank EBBusinessTraining
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Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“food okay but not friendly service”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

The food was just okay, nothing extraordinary. The staff was not very friendly and I can understand why this place is not well attended.

Visited February 2014
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Thank mrsrcruz
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Salinas
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Surprised”
Reviewed January 29, 2014

Pleasantly surprised about the quality of the food; very flavorful and creative! Also surprised by the lack of customers; does this place ever get busy? If not, how do they stay in business? There should definitely be a bigger crowd here on a Friday night for dinner.

Will come back and try other dishes; the Cajun Tilapia was delicious and fresh!

Visited January 2014
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Thank mikegrattan
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Salinas, California
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Salmon Salad is amazing!”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

Every ingredient was present in the large, fresh, delicious salad. Salmon grilled to perfection then placed on fresh local greens, served with lightly grilled bread on a large oval plate. Dessert this visit was key lime pie(flan is fab also). Very nice wine list featuring local wines. Excellent service /food. Inside/outside dining. Old Town Salinas gem!

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Shirley W
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