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California Fish Grill

3988 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92606-8242
+1 949-654-3838
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (16 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (11 reviews)
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3988 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92606-8242
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Reviewed yesterday

Food is excellent. I had the cajun salmon salad to which the dressing was perfect. will definitely go again when next in O.C.

Thank LOBRADNO2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

we are a gruoup of friends... and they explain that this place is easy... but for us too much easy-- the food is very fast food... they did a lot of mistakes, with order and the quality was no so good- I cannot come back...More

Thank accabacca
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Forget the nice pictures on the Menu, what you want will probably not be available, even 30 mn after opening time... Cold and Mechanical Order Taker who tried to make me eat what I don't want or like just to comply with her computer screen....More

1  Thank CRfun16
Reviewed 24 May 2017

They opened a new California Fish Grill on my street and I avoided it for several weeks because it looked like fast food. Boy was I ever wrong. It is fast, but all the food is cooked fresh and is totally delicious, as well as...More

Thank Valerie d
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I gave CFG average because the catfish I ordered seemed overly breaded. It was OK, but not great. My wife would give restaurant a higher rating as she enjoys the trout that she ordered.

Thank Larry R
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a healthy meal that wouldn't take too long. I picked this place for our group and everyone was happy with their meal-not a scrap of food left and everyone was full and satisfied. I had the Cajun seared ahi and it was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Looks like a fast food joint, but everything is prepared fresh and with excellent taste. Prices are 50% less than in a fish restaurant. Great Job - keep up the good work. Highly recommended. MeuterMedia

Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent sea dishes are avaialable here. must try to taste their seafood dishes. they have few branches also....

Thank MSMorshed
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome food! Very busy but worth the wait! Call ahead of time! Best bang for the buck! Friendly staff. Clean and neat!

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We eat here often and are never disappointed. Finding a gluten free meal is easy enough and I am confident of the kitchens ability to prevent cross contamination. I typically eat the salads with a grilled fish added.

Thank Sharna K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3988 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92606-8242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-654-3838
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We are a fast casual seafood restaurant chain that offers quality seafood in large portions at affordable prices. Try us today and "Get Hooked" #CaliforniaFishGrill
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