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Harbor Fish Cafe

3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
+1 760-729-4161
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (106 reviews)
“clam chowder” (51 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 6:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
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1 - 10 of 397 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, great view...outside seating on the beach. You can eat dinner while watching the sunset. Huge portions.

Thank Fran F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place! Wish I lived here but always make this stop from my home in Washington state when traveling. Clam chowder awesome. The view adds to this funky cute establishment.

Thank martyC5001NS
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always order clam strips and have always enjoyed them but this past weekend they were totally over cooked to the point that they were hard to eat. Tasteless, over fried and difficult to eat like consuming rubber sticks.

Thank TerriPerri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here for lunch recently. The food was tasty but nothing special. One in our party had the fish and chips, the other had the fish taco. Essentially the fish taco (with the fried fish option) is the same exact fish, set on shredded lettuce...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here twice. First time I had the Jumbo Fried Shrimp which were delicious, with Coleslaw, needed more lemon and spice to me. Second time I had the fish and chips and they were very good. Service was great and view was fantastic!

Thank Paulatrip8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here one night at sunset. It’s very casual but the food was delicious! We had fish and chips with cole slaw with drinks. We sat down and ordered, like a normal restaurant. If you’re looking for great local seafood...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Lived in Carlsbad for years before trying this little gem in the rough -open air, casual picnic style ambiance. Great fish & chips gets even better as the Thursday special. I'm not even that big on fish & chips and I'll keep coming back for...More

Thank onthelooselive
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Kind of a hole in the wall as far as ambiance, order at the counter, sit inside or on the patio. Fresh Seafood, fresh clam chowder. Good prices and fast service.

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Pretty good fish and chips. The clam chowder likewise was pretty good. Friendly fast service. Good place for a quick lunch if in the area, I'd go back when in the area. 3.5***

Thank bubfn
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We went there right when we got into town. Sure we were starving and tired of driving. We ordered the fish-n-chips. Between the view and the food it was perfect.

1  Thank Heather C
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Alcazar33
13 August 2017|
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Response from Danny V | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I am just a customer. You should call the restaurant
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Puddin_GardenCity_MI
7 August 2017|
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Response from remnob | Reviewed this property |
I would assume frozen and not local. It's rare these days to find a local freshly caught seafood joint these days.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-4161
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