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Big Shrimps Fish Grill

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123 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2803
+1 626-359-8982
11:00 - 20:30
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Los Angeles, California
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252 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

In the middle of Old Town Monrovia, there is a hidden sea food place that is downright great. The staff are friendly and even better, there was ample parking at the side of the building. (Really important if you're disabled) It's a fast food place with personality and just feels good.

Thank David_DeMulle
Los Angeles
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37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I would rate this place with three and a half stars if I had the option. The food is of a higher quality than a chain restaurant and is reflected in the price. It's a good place to watch a football game and the service is friendly. A lot will depend on what you order.

Thank UHManoa
Glendora, California
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168 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Very casual, very clean, order at the counter restaurant. There is a lot of variety of fish to pick from as well as ways it is prepared-from healthy grilled to not so healthy fried. We had the fish tacos, very good and fried fish also very good and fried shrimp which were very tough. You can choose various sides, I... More 

Thank debrick79
Monrovia, California
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182 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This restaurant would be good at the beach. Too much fried, coleslaw is bland. Great for a younger crowd.

1 Thank Nancy O
Sierra Madre, California, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Perfect for Lunch , Big Shrimps is surprisingly delicious & healthy . If you are looking for great seafood - come here !

Thank Jenny K
San Dimas, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

I actually have had very good experiences here (been more than once). I'm not sure why they're not busier. I've had the fish and chips - very fresh! - and also my first experience with Swai (white fish). I thought it was delicious! You get to pick out how you want it prepared, and, in addition to that, they have... More 

Thank susieandfamily
Athens, Georgia
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119 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2014

We only ate 2 dishes so other food might be better. The place was clean with 2 large TVs set to ESPN sport center with no sound or closed captions and soft rock background music. You order at the counter and then they bring the food. The staff was young and pleasant.. The shrimps were indeed large. The long slices... More 

1 Thank gashrink
oxnard, california, usa
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2014

had the shrimp and chips combo with coleslaw, tasted great, shrimp was not flat like most shrimp and chips, cocktail sauce good. a little pricy though.

1 Thank hearthis09
Torrance, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2013

very clean restaurant! it was a saturday night around 7 pm and we ordered to go:) we thought the place would be packed but... there were maybe 4 people at the restaurant....not a great sign:) so we brought the food home and tried it out. the seafood tasted pretty fresh...but lacked any flavor it felt as if the chef just... More 

Thank min l
El Monte, California
1 review
Reviewed 11 November 2013

The seafood is very fresh. The taste of the food prepared is good. I come here for lunch atleast once a week with my co-workers. For the price of the lunch special and the quality of the seafood, you cannot beat. Everyone that i've taken here has been amazed by the quality of the food. Its a very clean and... More 


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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-359-8982

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?