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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” (101 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank floogs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We walked from our hotel, right on the beach. Fun to sit outside to eat. Chowder was very good. Shrimp was also very good

Thank hollykp1
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Great spot to soak in some California coast time and snack on some fish and chips even if you aren't a visitor to the area. Prices aren't bad considering the prime location adjacent the beach and Carlsbad Village. And given that San Diego weather is...More

Thank zcalcio
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Had the special fish fry, the fish was very good , you got 2 pieces it was very fresh tasting and crunchy. Ordered the Cole slaw as a side dish , you could share as it was a lot for one order. The service was...More

Thank Oldersister59
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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
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.
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11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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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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