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The Fishery

5040 Cass St., San Diego, CA 92109
+1 858-272-9985
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
“fresh fish” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5040 Cass St., San Diego, CA 92109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been to the Fishery 3 years ago and remembered it as our favorite of that visit. The quality is still excellent. We had the special of the evening, a seared ahi that we split--perfect amount. We'll be back, and also buy fresh fish...More

Thank 3x5card
Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked everything of this restaurant: the location, outside San Diego in a nice and understated residential neighbourhood; the decor, simple but classy and comfortable; and especially we liked the food. Fresh, honestly made, in a way that the freshness of the ingredients was preserved....More

Thank ValerioVV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on a busy Saturday night during college graduation week, without reservations and a party of 6. Although the restaurant was busy the hostess assured us she'd do what she could to get us seated. Within minutes we were seated. The menu is limited...More

Thank alisaj_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their fish tacos are by far the tastiest fish tacos I have had in San Diego, they are so delicious that I daydream about them all the time. The dish comes with two big tacos, rice, beans and in a corn tostada. You can order...More

Thank seranita
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early afternoon lunch at The Fishery. A very pleasant experience. Fast service and excellent food. We both had the fresh halibut fish and chips.

Thank Emory B
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Terrific wine list and wonderful menu. The macadamia crusted halibut was excellent. We all enjoyed our starters and our fish. A very good dessert menu.

Thank Ivy C
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The Fishery is in the Pacific Beach community, thus within waling distance for folks vacationing in the area. The food was very good and the upscale dining experience made the evening a delight. We could have a pleasant conversation with our friends. Little pricey, but...More

Thank Joe N
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Started with the Calamari appetizer. It was a good indication of what was ahead for us. It was so good. Not over breaded. So you really can taste the squid. I had the Linguine with clams. It definitely is not your grandmother's recipe. It had...More

Thank Angel A
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Went to this restaurant last night for my birthday.The atmosphere is casual but the food and service are top notch,Reservations are needed.It fills up fast.The seafood is outstanding.Everything is fresh.It is also a seafood market,but no fish smell.If you are a big eater this might...More

Thank Arielynn
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

One of those finds for an out of town guest that's makes you happy. Awesome atmosphere, service and food. Great value. Had a wonderful night. Sushi is awesome, seafood entrees--very fresh and perfectly prepared. Homemade ice cream for the kids to top off the night....More

Thank stevesh2158wz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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: 5040 Cass St., San Diego, CA 92109
    (Opal)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-9985
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