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Catalina Fish Kitchen

670 W 17th St, Ste G8, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3663
+1 949-645-8873
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
3 Oct 2017
21 Jan 2017
“Awesome Seafood!!”
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Seafood, American
670 W 17th St, Ste G8, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3663
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

After a quick trip to Trader Joe's, I picked up my take out order from Catalina Fish Kitchen. It is right down the street from our home, yet we had never eaten there. Big mistake. Every single item we ordered was awful: veggie gumbo, red...More

1  Thank grlgrdgate
Reviewed 21 January 2017

It's been a while since we were here last. We came in for a late lunch today and the food was as good as I remembered. We had a variety of fish tacos and clam chowder. The smoked ono taco and calamari was my favorite...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is an "order at the counter and find somewhere to sit" style place with scrubbed wooden tables and seating to match. The food was really good and portions are quite large. I enjoyed my lunch which you choose from a large chalkboard menu. Good...More

Thank 0591TimS
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite lunch restaurants. Designed with a "surfer" theme it has a funky neighborhood vibe. You can sit at tables or on bench like long tables for bigger groups. The menu is primarily seafood with a very wide variety of fish....More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

This place is one of the best, possibly the best of its kind in the area. It is very casual- many of the dishes are served on paper plates, but also decorated surf-style. You have the option of barstool seating or tables, the atmosphere is...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Walk up to the refridgerated counter window and see the fish you are about to order. Fish tacos, fish plates, fish burritos, Kona bowls, fish tostadas, Burgers, Salads, sandwiches. They barely have room for the menu on an entire wall (chalkboard edited daily to reflect...More

2  Thank Michael N
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I had the swordfish blt and it was delicious. Another person in my party had fish and chips that were also tasty. This is a high quality casual dining experience. You walk up to the counter and place your order and then it is delivered...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 16 February 2016

My old local friends found this place about 3-4 years ago and it has now become the favorite go to for them. Altho it's been around for almost 20 years, it is kind of a local secret. Every time I come to visit we come...More

Thank vagabondginger
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Best food around hands down. My favorite is the blackened Ono quesadilla. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed at all the great options. Salsa bar is fantastic. Specials everyday except Sunday. Go and enjoy!!!

Thank N S M
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Very good cajun blackened mahi mahi. Excellent white clam chowder. Salmon bowl with okay...fresh and healthy but lacked favor....even with salsa, salt, etc. Casual atmosphere with surfer memorabilia. In a small strip mall...a little hard to find.

Thank Mark H
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 670 W 17th St, Ste G8, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3663
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-645-8873
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