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The Dead Fish

20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
+1 510-787-3323
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“crab” (90 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
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Reviewed 4 days ago

On Feb 18, 2018 at 4:20 pm my bill was $14.06 but got a second charge of $38.95 on my debit card. The next day Feb 19, 2018 at 8:49 am I called the restaurant back spoke to Nicklaus said that charge of $38.95 will...More

Thank Brphys10
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, Brphys10. It's unfortunate you had such challenges during your time with us. We regret that your dishes weren't prepared properly and to your satisfaction. We care deeply about the happiness of our guests. Your experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVED IT! Went to celebrate my husbands birthday. Got a great table, great food and great service, thank you Jeremy! The only reason I don't give it 5 stars is for the wait time on the phone to make the reservation (and you will want...More

Thank Ptowngirlnow
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing! We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful meal with us at The Dead Fish. We're so glad that you loved your meals and service. We aim to please our guests with our warm hospitality and delicious...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dead Fish restaurant serves delicious food in a relaxed setting. I had the beef short ribs, and they were fall apart tender; mashed potatoes were lightly seasoned with garlic, and the creamed spinach, which I anticipated I'd be leaving on my plate, were both...More

1  Thank elizabethcW2941ID
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, Elizabeth! We're happy you had a pleasant experience with us! It's lovely you enjoyed our delicious food and service so much. That's what we like to see! However, we endeavor to offer a top-notch experience for our guests so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to The Dead Fish for my wife’s birthday and it was very nice again. The food was good and the views were fantastic. We finished with a nightcap in the lounge while sitting at the fireplace. Great evening!More

Thank humphs60
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review! We're delighted to hear that you had such an amazing dining experience with us! It's wonderful that you appreciated our stunning views and that your meal was flavorful and delicious! We'd love to host you again soon for more...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place with delicious seafood. The fish with the fish n chips is almost a piece of fish about a foot long! We have two young children and a person in a wheel chair... they accommodated us with no problem. Beautiful view of the bay...More

Thank June K
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review, June! We're thrilled your time with us was so fantastic! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job. That's what we like to see! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming here for the great view of the bay and awesome food. The service is great and they have a great selection of seafood, pasta and steaks. The view is amazing.

Thank Lynne A
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the fantastic review, Lynne! We're delighted you had such an amazing experience with us! It's excellent our delicious food and service could exceed your expectations. That's what we like to see! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Have a wonderful day!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well this place has an incredible view of the straights and the food is generally very good. A little pricy but well worth it. We did a crab lasagne, French dips, chowder and oysters. Very goodMore

Thank toohuge
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for the lovely review! We are very proud to hear about the wonderful experience we were able to share with you. It is great to hear that you found our delicious food and beautiful view to be so agreeable! We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Horrible service, my family and friends came for my birthday party, when we did not receive any service we felt racially profiled, all the tables around us was being taken care of, while our table of mixed nationalites were shunned. The manager Cody Golden went...More

1  Thank OnicaAire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finally stopped in here on a Friday night after years of avoiding it because the name was none too appealing to a non-fish eater. To my great and unexpected pleasure, not only did the bar area not reek of dead fish! but it was incredibly...More

Thank Steve H
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review, Steve! It's outstanding you had such an amazing experience with us! We're delighted you enjoyed our fresh and delicious dishes so much and that our team made you feel so welcome and assisted you in any way. We aim...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been a handful of times , and although I’ve only tried the seafood options by nibbling from my friends plate.. I must say the prime rib dish is delicious! That dish is actually the only reason I keep going back. The service and ambiance...More

Thank Maria M
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the 4/5 review, Maria! It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much! We're delighted you loved our delicious prime rib along with our service. We care deeply about the happiness and satisfaction of our guests! We strive for excellence so...More

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Cynthiafong
22 February 2016|
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Response from KKLMinnesota | Reviewed this property |
I would Not recommend it! Too busy, too crowded! I would be surprised if it is allowed. I work at a restaurant , dogs are not allowed on the deck at all. We have a couple picnic tables down in the grass and if your dog is on... More
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27 June 2015|
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Response from GiantsFan23 | Reviewed this property |
I have never brought a bottle, but according to their menu, they do not charge a corkage fee. :)
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Jan B
21 June 2015|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs, I believe. The "patio" is more like upscale cabana's although there are some tables and chairs, too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
    (Pomona)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crockett
  • Phone Number: +1 510-787-3323
Description
Enjoy spectacular views of the new Carquinez Bridge and serene San Pablo Bay while dining on the lushly planted patio with heated and cooled cabanas and twinkling lights. Unique weekend brunch with specialty cocktails. Specialties include 100% USDA Certified Prime, Prime Rib and whole Dungeness crab. Unique dining rooms for an intimate dinner or a large group. "We may have a funny name but we're dead serious about our food!!"
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