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dia de pesca, day of fishing

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55 N Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128-1802
+1 408-287-3722
10:30 - 20:00
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San Jose, California
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This place looks like a strange mix of food truck meets tiny shopen. It is not upscale and it is terrific! My favorites are those dang chimichangas the size of footballs and the enchiladas. My husband goes for the grilled fish tacos. Great - just writing this makes me hungry.

Thank Jennifer W
San Jose, California
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had two tasty burritos while on the "burrito tour" of San Jose with my brother. This (out of four) was our favorite - tasty chicken burritos bursting with flavor. The burritos are big, but pricy at $10 each. There is no salsa bar but they have a few hot sauce choices on the table. No chips. Takes credit cards. Tons... More 

Thank pearlwhite
San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and place; also great price! We had fish tacos and they were delicious! Great family and relaxing atmosphere; food was served quickly!

Thank harined
San Jose, California
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213 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

As far as fish tacos/burritos go in San Jose, this is a reasonable option. They have a nice variety of fish to choose from and they dress them quite well. Do they serve up the best fish tacos ever? No. But if you have a need for a pretty good option. This is that place. Candidly, I feel given the... More 

Thank flatfootfoodie
Santa Clara, California
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We've eaten dinner at Dia de Pesca on several occasions this last year (2015). Be sure to bring CASH! They have many choices for fish tacos. The food is reasonably priced. During our last visit our server spilled our food on us and did not bother to apologize but quickly walked back to the kitchen area. This is an exception... More 

Thank bellabookworm8x8
San Jose, California
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is my go to South Bay spot for fis tacos. They've got snapper, octopus, shrimp, huachinango and more. Their sea food has always been fresh. The cooks have a really light hand in frying their calamari. Clam chowder is creamy although it might be light for some tastes. It can be busy at lunch. There is limited parking onsite.... More 

Thank mikejefe23
Redding, California
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Great reviews led my husband and I to dia de pesca and to a quick meal at a local favorite. While we were there several people stopped by to pick up carry out and seemed to be regulars. Always a good sign. This small restaurant had a creative menu. I had a delicious prawn taco as well as a house... More 

Thank Fi1224
San Jose, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Fish tacos are terrific. Many other choices too. Quaint eatery with an interesting patio. Friendly staff!

Thank judyandkarin
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Very fresh seafood in traditional coastal Mexican style. The al fresco dining is very pleasant in warm weather, and there is indoor seating when it is wet or cold out.

Thank paul1cart
Saratoga, California
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232 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

I really son't like it when I have to pay or beg for chips and salsa at a Mexican restaurant. Here they don't even bring them to you unless you ask, then you wait forever for them...and for the second basket...forget it, we had to ask 2 different people for them. The food was good overall, but nothing spectacular. My... More 

Thank IlariaK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 N Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128-1802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-287-3722

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?