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“Small, tasty and friendly”
Review of Escape Fish Bar - CLOSED

Escape Fish Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Small, tasty and friendly”
Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Excellent restaurant in the Gas Lamp area. Fish Tacones were excellent as was the grilled sea bass. Nice quaint friendly atmosphere with excellent service. Not many tables so recommend you book or go early.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank MarieF1
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Auburn, Alabama
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125 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Nice place”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

My wife and I just stumbled into this place after walking around the area looking for someplace interesting to eat at.
After a bumpy start (a large group just got in and we accidentally took a persons chair) the service was great. The food was, with one exception really good. The exception was that the rice I had with my fish was cold...no biggie but still knocked a star off.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Ken M
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Crab Cakes!!!”
Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

The. Crab Cakes were delicious! Full of meat and crispy on the outside. Swordfish Tacones were very good! Large portions. Enough to share with another person. The waitress was very helpful and friendly. Relaxing atmosphere and great food!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Quadp4
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Naperville, IL
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Service could improve but good food”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

Party of 9 went for dinner and 2 orders were completely wrong. Service a little slow with drinks. Maybe service would have been better with smaller crowd?

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Reviewer46
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Boston, Massachusetts
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Amazing Fish Tacones!”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

This small place in the heart of Gaslamp is a standout by the fish tacones alone. Our party had one with grilled salmon and one with grilled sea bass (a special) and both were glorious. The good portions of fresh fish paired beautifully with a tangy sauce and veggies. I am usually not a fan of fish tacos, but these were spectacular. The sangria was a refreshing complement to the dinner. Our table was outside but nearest the inside bar, so we were able to enjoy the lively Gaslamp atmosphere while not being too far out on the busy sidewalk.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank TrishG87
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