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Enterprise Fish Co.

174 Kinney St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5302
+1 310-392-8366
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster bisque” (34 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
“fresh fish” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
174 Kinney St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5302
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Remember, Santa Monicans harvest sea urchins. I didn't find them on the menu. I wonder what that says about the menu, though I'm no long her at EFC in SM so I can't ask. I'm thinking of the difference between Enterprise Fish Co. and a...More

Thank Tomskatesnyc
Reviewed 1 week ago

the reason for 2 stars is that the service is excellent. the food, however were very bad. We ordered grilled sword fish. It tastes bland. The texture is like wood. Burrata with heirloom tomatoes. The tomatoes look like beefsteak tomatoes rather than heirloom. The burrata...More

Thank Luu_BNB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This old warehouse building is cool with a nice outside patio. The food was really flavorful and the service was friendly and attentive. We especially enjoyed the jambalaya which was spicy and served pipping hot. The crab cakes were also delicious as was the NE...More

Thank oclinda2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost everyone I brought here has thought it's a nice place for fish and seafood-inspired dishes in a large selection.However, as a regular visitor, I have noted that something happened,Today, everything felt a little pushed, and the different middle dishes did not hold the usual...More

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Unless you know where it is, it can be hard to find because it is not on a main street. In fact, it is just off Main Street in Santa Monica between Rose Avenue and Ocean Park Blvd. There is a convenient parking lot across...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We have been going here for Dinner with friends For YEARS, and YEARS and YEARS- and never a problem that didn't get solved- we were Happy to come back! So we did for larger Family B/D parties and Celebrations of 8 -16 for Years and...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I joined a friend here on a beautiful night in Santa Monica. we both enjoyed the fish, and the menu made the choice very difficult, especially the entrée. I chose the halibut with the ginger and soy sauce--very mild. only one complaint about the tasty...More

Thank juantag
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I've dined here twice and both times, I had a great time/ The food was good. I wasnt able to try desserts, bec i keep getting full so quick. Overall, a great restaurant when you crave seafood. The outdoor seating was nice too.

Thank Iara Errika P
Reviewed 1 October 2017

After spending the day getting burnt at Santa Monica beach I needed to grab some dinner. A quick google recommended this place and I was glad it did. I was hoping to grab a spot at the bar but it was totally full, the rest...More

Thank bunnylake123
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We have had enjoyed Enterprise's Lobster Dinner Special on two separate occassions. The lobster was large and tasty. Enterprise has a large patio area for outdoor dining. We have eaten inside and outside and I prefer the outdoor patio. We have enjoyed several of their...More

Thank JAH_Chicago_Paris
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Charles H
14 February 2016|
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Response from kylechad | Reviewed this property |
Lobster dinners are always at "Market" price, meaning it varies from day to day and season to season. Did not order lobster, so could not give a price the day I was there.
Charles H
7 February 2016|
Response from Sheplabs | Reviewed this property |
Charles did not ask a question, so no answer can be given.
showlady in la G
18 January 2015|
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Response from pcskibum | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant. I don't take reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 60
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 Kinney St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5302
    (Main St)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-392-8366
  • E-mail
Enterprise Fish Company, Santa Monica has been around since 1979, serving a wide selection of the freshest seafood dishes where patrons can watch and smell their meals come to life, grilled to order over our mesquite flame grills.
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