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Harbor Fish Cafe

3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
+1 760-729-4161
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (103 reviews)
“clam chowder” (55 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's outside seating only, picnic table type seating and good service. Our waitress had three other people who came to help us with our meal at one point or another. The fish and chips were good, we even had a cup of chowder each. Not...More

Thank P7288ZNrussells
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is located right on the edge of the beach. Very convenient for a meal while enjoying the weather and view. Seemed to have only outdoor seating. Had the fish and shrimp combo plate. The batter on the shrimp was really flavorful but the...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Harbor Fish before and was looking forward to a great meal. Not so this time. Seems like the menu changed since we had been there and now the fish was mostly fried. Limited menu items of grilled fish. Meals were OK, not...More

Thank TrudiC44
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Enjoyed fish and chips and watched the sunset. Fish was just okay and the wine a little over priced. Convenient walking distance to our condo.

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Not great the fried fish is very greasy, clam chowder was ok, but the portion was small. go around the back for parking. A bit expensive for a shack. Service was good.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This place is as casual as seafood can get. Walk in and get a seat at a counter or picnic table in the patio, or just order-to-go at the main counter. I had a hilarious server who asked for my ID when I ordered wine...More

Thank Kenny0654
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Good spicy fish tacos with a view of the ocean. Informal beach side style al fresco dining, good service,

Thank floogs
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

What could be wrong with an outdoor restaurant with a view of the Pacific that serves fresh seafood...NOTHING. Oh, and the food is excellent also. From the fish and chips to the the tacos (more like burritos) to the hand crafted beer, this place is...More

Thank HikingLee
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I drive by this fish shop every Saturday after my son's dance class and I've always wanted to check this place out, so one day we stopped on by. The fish at this shop is so fresh and the fish and chips are awesome. Not...More

1  Thank KKnose
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The clam chowder was really good. The fish didn't live up to our expectations. Too much batter, sort of greasy. Shrimp was better than the fish and the batter was different. Great views and good wait staff.

Thank RonSana
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12 August 2017|
Response from Danny V | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I am just a customer. You should call the restaurant
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Response from remnob | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure, but probably frozen.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-4161
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