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Fish 101

1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
+1 760-943-6221
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (45 reviews)
“fresh fish” (35 reviews)
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We love this place, casual, fresh ingredients and always delicious. They always have at least 3-4 fresh oyster options, a cruddo option, 3-4 veg options and 4-5 fresh fish options. Fish can be served in grilled tacos, grilled filet, they have fish and chips, shrimp,...More

Thank Rhondi W
Reviewed yesterday

Fresh fish lively atmosphere Yummy grilled fish plates, good poke A bit noisy at times...parking in back or on the street..busy 101

Thank radli
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is wonderful! Food is very tasty and fresh! Favorites: fresh oysters, kimchi, curry seafood, fish and chips. It is very consistently good. Get there early to avoid line.

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I luv going here. We really enjoy the Fish plate with the delicious sides to choose from. Always friendly staff. Highly recommend going here. The fish is always perfectly cooked.

Thank CliveSanDiego
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Baja Fish tacos for me and Fish and Chips for my husband. Really delicious food and good portion sizes. The clam chowder was yummy too. Excellent service along with a real clean restaurant. First time visitors, we will be back.

Thank Esther T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was great and very fresh! We had some oysters and a couple fish tacos and some beer. There was a small line but rhat usually means the grub is delicious...service was good and place was clean! Great lunch experience!

Thank Greg I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we visit Encinitas, we make a trip to Fish101 for their grilled fish tacos.... this time we ate there 3 days in a row...... they do NOT disappoint, fish is fresh, and well prepared.... For 1st timers.....you grab a menu, place your order,...More

Thank Ray P
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating. Very family friendly and the seafood is to die for!! You pick your favorite fresh fish then tell them how you want it cooked. The fish is so fresh and wonderful you never want to leave!!! Love it

Thank marylS6990HS
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Love the concept of this place and the food even more! You order at the counter and they give you a number to put on a table that you have chosen. I usually choose this first as it can be really busy! Closed Mondays by...More

Thank sunnyskier
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for snooty and fancy, don’t go here. If you are looking for ultra-casual, relaxed, deliciously prepared food, and kind and attentive waitstaff, this is your place. We love coming here after a long plane ride from NY. We know we can...More

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Barb S
3 March 2017|
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Response from 3ofusSD | Reviewed this property |
2.3 miles by car. You can take an Uber.
Myrna S
14 August 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. This a very informal spot. A true dive but very clean.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-6221
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