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El Pescador Fish Market

634 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5013
+1 858-456-2526
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“el pescador” (106 reviews)
“fresh fish” (80 reviews)
“clam chowder” (53 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
634 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5013
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The soonest you cross the door the aroma of freshly made meals get you on the mood of eating.. Starting with West Coast Best Clawm Chowder perfect consistency and flavor, two tumbs up!! Continue with seared ahi tuna tacos great combination..

Thank cintuchi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Living in Arizona our supply of fresh seafood is very limited. I have been craving good quality seabass & was determined to include that in my vacation agenda in La Jolla. El Padcador delivered! It had a light flavor & was seasoned & grilled to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went twice, thats ow good it is. Its a regular place, not fancy at all but the food is very tasty. Everything is enjoyable, hands down go there.

Thank DudeGaribay
Reviewed 2 days ago

While in La Jolla, we were looking for a seafood restaurant. During my google search this is one of the restaurants that came up. Menu looked good and the story about the place was cool, so we decided to try it. It was a Wednesday...More

Thank 394daniellej
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed eating dinner here. Restaurant was very clean. Service was good. A large variety of fresh fish. We had sea bass. It was a little underdone, but we should have asked to have it grilled longer.

Thank LaliBird
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Indoors or out, this fish market service as a restaurant is always satisfying. Ordering at the counter, you can see the raw material in fifty or more feet of glass cases. Draft beer has always been our choice accompaniment. Shortly it will be brought to...More

Thank dbearToronto_ON
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped here for lunch over the christmas holiday and was so impressed at the choice of beautiful fresh fish . All simply cooked with rice salad or grilled veg no frills here just beautifly cooked Halibut and shark divine

Thank SJE80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking to grab lunch after checking out the La Jolla seals- this place didn’t disappoint! Clean place with a casual, cool vibe. I’m glad I impulsively ordered the Cioppino- it was fantastic! (I had ordered it at a high end restaurant the night...More

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think the best way to choose fish is to use your eyes, here you can see what they will cook and how. Good oysters, I then took shark with rice and salad, simple but very well cooked.

Thank CamilloBucciarelli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing that this place gets rated so highly..... been there twice for dinner and am yet to find any taste in the food. Yes, it’s fresh and healthy, but fish serving is small ,over cooked , and dry- with no seasoning . Would rather eat...More

Thank Dean B
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Questions & Answers
6 January 2017|
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Response from bj8658 | Reviewed this property |
Shrimp and crab but no oysters on the menu. They do have fresh oysters in the market. There is a menu posted on their website.
Bryan S
5 November 2016|
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Response from hbear4593 | Reviewed this property |
They have desperate seating
27 October 2016|
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Response from R M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it is small.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-456-2526
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