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Solana Beach Fish House

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124 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Solana Beach, CA 92075-1258
+1 858-481-3474
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Carlsbad, California
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186 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been going to the place for several years. Food very consistent and love the Blackened Fish Burrito. Recently tried the Lobster Burrito and it was very tasty. Love their rice and appreciate the black beans. Will keeping going here for years to come!

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Thank copejenney
Switzerland
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389 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Solana Beach Fish House proved a delightful experience. The outside does not necessarily offer clues... but inside both the menu selection and the quality of food proved very good. Fish n chips was quite tasty. Fried oysters were plumb and appealing. The clam chowder was less special than expected, but smooth. Even the beer selection proved good. The late... More 

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Thank rokkap
Solana Beach, California
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a nice, traditional spot in Solana Beach. It has been here for decades. They are able to keep the quality, and actually even improve the atmosphere.

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Thank smeredith2013
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

There are strip mall restaurants and then there are strip mall restaurants. These guys are among the best. Consistently awesome food (we frequent for the fish and chips - it is the lightest, crispest and tastiest fish you will have and my wife is from England so she knows) and a fun, albeit simple ambiance in which to enjoy it.... More 

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Calif
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went here for a meal back in April 2016 and it was worth going back again in Sept. Just a small mall type of restaurant, but we got very good service(personable servers both times), very good prices for this area, nice menu selections, and the food was "tasty"(The Clam Chowder was outstanding). The restaurant layout is nothing fancy, but for... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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278 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We visit the restaurant every year. It offers fresh seafood every day and prepares exceptional meals. The paella is exceptional and at an extremely reasonable price. The restaurant is in a strip mall with no scenic view but does have outside tables. Staff is ways friendly and helpful and the meals are wonderful without the high cost of the beach... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I like fish but find this restaurant to be unappealing. Sometimes there's a fishy smell that's not something you want in a restaurant. Dishes are unimaginative and average. Service is not particularly friendly and the owner is often gruff.

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Thank sdphil
Tucson, Arizona
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Really good dinner tonight. I decided on Sea bass with vegetables and Cole slaw. All was very tastey. Hubby had lobster burrito. It was good, but my sea bass won hands down! Prices at lunch are a deal for sure. Dinner was 12-20 dollar range depending on the dish. Def would return. Service a little slow. Don't go if you... More 

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Thank Sarah D
Somerville, MA
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Ate outside on a summer evening - pleasant. Service was good and attentive. Ordered chips and Guacamole (awesome!) and fish tacos. Fish tacos were... umm... different than I am used to. I am accustomed to some sort of grilled or lightly battered white fish, a half-fillet per taco. The fish in this fish taco was chunks of some darker fish... More 

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San Diego Area
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122 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Locally-owned fish restaurant provides a alternative to chain owned places. Thoughful menu, excellent prepartion, and competitive pricing make Solana Beach Fish House a good choice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Solana Beach, CA 92075-1258
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-481-3474

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