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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
“crab” (81 reviews)
“seafood” (33 reviews)
“basa” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
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11 - 20 of 369 reviews

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Known for the Crab and Prime Rib the restaurant has so much more to offer. Menu selections are varied. Starters are good. Try the Crab Cakes and Angle Hair Crab Lasagna. Many seating areas indoors and out. Good illumination, cramped parking, clean restrooms, ADA accessible....More

Thank Captnslow
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thanks for the great review! We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed our starters and delicious crab cakes. We aim to please! We look forward to hosting you again soon for...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Pros: Quality of Food; friendliness of the servers; The awesome view (especially from the outside patio). Con: Prices are certainly over inflated & even with the restaurant @ half capacity their parking lots were full. While I had some VERY delicious Fish & Chips... $20...More

Thank Megan H
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thanks for the 4-star rating, Megan! We're thrilled you had such a pleasant experience with us! It's great you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so much and that our team took such great care of you. That's what we like to see! We appreciate your feedback...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped on the way back from the Bay Area for a glass of wine some mussels and clam chowder. The wine selection not the best but we did get a nice glass of a good Zin. The bread they bring is excellent. We ordered medium...More

1  Thank Rickyj66
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thanks for the fantastic review, Ricky! We're happy you had such a wonderful experience with us! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes. It's excellent you enjoyed our food so much as well as our stunning views. We look forward to hosting...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

This was our second experience at the Dead Fish. The first was over a year ago for a going away party with 12 poeople sitting outside and enoying large quantities of crab and the mixed seafood appetizer. It was quite fun and tasty so we...More

Thank longtrips2
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Dear Guest, We appreciate the feedback. We're disappointed your time with us was less than ideal. It's unfortunate our dishes didn't meet your expectations. We hold ourselves and our food to a higher standard so we'll address your concerns with our team moving forward. We...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

It was a super busy Sunday morning, but there was no wait in the Bar, so we sat at a nice window table. The bar has all kinds of cool stuff hanging from the ceiling and lots of pictures of famous guests. There is a...More

Thank Catherine R
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review, Catherine! We're thrilled you had such a fantastic experience with us! It's lovely you enjoyed our delicious food and atmosphere so much. That's what we like to see! We're happy you appreciated our decor and outdoor seating. We aim...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

My wife and I celebrated our 42nd Wedding Anniversary at the Dead Fish Restaurant in Crockett, CA. Our first time there and it came highly recommended by our children. We ordered the fried striped bass plate, the fried calamari in egg batter plate and a...More

Thank Gary T
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for the 5/5 rating, Gary! We're delighted your time with us was so wonderful! We love sharing our passion for delicious food with our guests and your praise for our mouthwatering dishes lets us know we're doing our job! It's outstanding our team...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

This time we stopped in for a midday drink and bite on our anniversary. Our server Chauna was very nice and her timing was perfect. We started with a glass of nice Prosecco and oysters. We enjoyed our conversation with Chauna and the couple at...More

Thank Dennis D
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you for the 4-star rating, Dennis! We're thrilled your time with us was so pleasant! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and drinks. Your praise lets us know we're doing our job! The crab crostini was a fantastic choice! We...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant if you are a seafood lover. Our server Robert was great and tended to our every need. I took my wife here to celebrate Mother's Day, super busy as expected. Arrived a half hour early and the still sat us even though we...More

Thank Jason P
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for the fantastic review, Jason! We're thrilled you enjoyed your time with us so much. It's outstanding our team took such great care of you and made you feel so welcome and valued. That's what we like to see! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best salmon I have ever eaten! The service was perfect, the waiter anticipated all our needs. The view was amazing.More

Thank FairfieldSkippy2
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review! We're thrilled you had such an amazing experience with us! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to sharing another excellent...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

The location of The Dead Fish is great. It is overlooking the bay and bridge. It has also very nice ambiance. It was a dinner with friends. We ordered several dishes. Artichokes as a starter and Shrimp Fettuccine as the main course were delicious. The...More

Thank hno73
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thanks for the 4-star rating and review! We're thrilled you had such a pleasant time with us! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes. The shrimp fettuccine was a fantastic choice! It's excellent you enjoyed our prime location and stellar...More

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Cynthiafong
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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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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