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“Best Clam Chowder Ever”
Review of Fish Restaurant

Fish Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 80 Restaurants in Sausalito
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed September 29, 2012

We enjoyed our second meal at Fish. My husband raved about the Clam chowder saying it was the best chowder he ever had along with the best guacamole. I had fish and chips and it was equally good. Don't forget your money- cash only- no credit cards. No reservations, order at the counter, find a table and they bring it to you. The view is spectacular as you eat your meal watching ships come into the marina.

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Reviewed September 23, 2012

Pros

- Picturesque view on the Sausalito harbor, just feet from the water and rows of boats
- VERY fresh fish. I ordered the sand dabs and they were still being unloaded from the truck. Could definitely taste the freshness via tenderness of the meat
- Nice variety of foods (fries, dips, arnold palmers)
- Recommend the Clam dip, and sand dabs for sure. Oysters weren't anything to write home about.

Cons

- Outside seating on the deck w/ view is at a premium, so you may have to wait for a seat and snatch it
- Accepts Cash only...which is likely gonna be a bummer given most entrees are above $20
- Was difficult to find a parking spot during dinner hour even though there were two entire lots right next to the restaurant

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Thank Tommy F
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Reviewed September 15, 2012

How do you beat sitting in the sun, watching boats come and go from the marina, eating really good fish and chips? That's a really good day. That's why I'm telling you to stand in line, be prepared to pay cash, and order some excellent fish at Fish and have your own excellent Calif day.

Thank Luckyme228
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

The place sits back in a Yacht Harbor, but there is signage to help you find it. You enter, place your order at a counter from a menu on the wall. They specialize in fish, so as you can expect the menu is fish-centric. You find your seating either inside or out & they bring your food.

My friend had been there before & returned to his favorite Fish & Chips which looked very good. I had a Sand Dabs special and some raw oysters. Oysters were fresh & tasty, Sand Dabs were over a bed of Bok Choy and grape tomatoes. Fish was grilled well with a little spice, & the vegetable part was sauteed nicely. I choose a large draft beer which came in a Mason Jar... did I say casual ? Yes, very casual, you could come directly off a sailboat & not have to comb your hair & be comfortable.

Their patio is right on a dock, obviously a lot of marine atmosphere, Seating is picnic tables and you're far enough from other diners that you don't feel crowded.

Menu is A la Carte, entree prices are from $18-$26, Oysters were $3 each, large draft beer was $10. My meal was just under $60. Cash, no credit cards, so come prepared. Sit down pricing in a casual setting.

If you like properly done fish and know what to expect the experience is good. If you're surprised by the casual setting & cash policy you might be unpleasantly surprised.

I'm looking forward to another visit next time I'm in that area.

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Thank EffStop
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

Get there early, take cash, people line up to pay cash for great food eaten at picnic tables on pier. Not cheap, but delicious!

Thank peoplesfamilytrips
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