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King's Fish House

5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
+1 760-431-3474
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (52 reviews)
“sand dabs” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time in the area, and we tried it just by change. The seafood cocktail was superb. The macadamia nut halibut was superbly cooked. The hot bread was awesome. We were both thrilled we went. Try it!

Thank thekaysvillekid
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped here for dinner the other night and although busy, we got seated right away. Wine came quickly and our order of the artichoke appetizer also arrived fast. Excellent grilled artichoke! We both ordered Sand Dabs which came out rapidly and were consumed the same...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awful service! :( Our server, Michael, never came back to check on us to see how we were doing and if we needed anything (which we did! Drinks were empty for a while!). The place was 1/2 empty since it was 9pm but plenty of...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’m picky about fish and this is the third time I’ve eaten here in the last few months and every fish selection has always been wonderful. This time I had Mexican white sea bass while my companion had sand dabs, and we both loved every...More

Thank Patty8888
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wanted fresh fish during our visit to California, so found this restaurant near our hotel, so good and can’t wait to go back! The place was very busy and we only had to wait 10 minutes for a table...our waitress was friendly and greeted us...More

Thank EricaM2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got to the seating desk at 6:15 with no reservations. Lots of empty tables. I was told that we had to wait twenty minutes to be seated. What about the empty tables, I asked. They're reserved they said. After twenty minutes we were seated at...More

Thank phillip F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Now, this is a fish house I can get used to! I went there with a friend for happy hour, but ended up eating dinner! I have only recently begun to eat fish, so I ordered the catfish, since I am somewhat familiar with it....More

Thank kasadalace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the macadamia encrusted halibut & the local sea bass. Both were great. Mashed potatoes were stellar & so we’re grilled veggies. Key lime pie as good as any I’ve had in Florida. Attentive, friendly but not intrusive service. Would visit again!

Thank Nocotravelgal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered san dabs and they came breaded. Under the breeding was the fish skin - yak. Have enjoyed King's before, but this time the food was not that good, and the service was slow, and the bill had an error. Three strikes and you are...More

Thank RobReno
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Went to King's on a Sunday afternoon for lunch. We were looking for a good seafood experience. My husband ordered a half dozen oysters and yellow fin tuna and said they were very good. Other orders were blackened catfish and a white fish. These were...More

Thank Sandy A
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26 January 2018|
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Response from NickiG555 | Reviewed this property |
The fresh fish changes daily. Call the restaurant.
Nina D
22 November 2015|
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Response from Doc_Dern | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I'd call to answer any questions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-431-3474
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