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“Great local restaurant!”
Review of The Fishing Hole

The Fishing Hole
Ranked #25 of 723 Restaurants in Pensacola
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten at The Fishing Hole several times now and have never been disappointed!! You wouldn’t expect it to be near a shopping center and from the outside it’s nothing fancy but the inside atmosphere and food are well worth it!!

Thank Peggy W
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Typical southern style seafood in a fancier setting.... the service was spotty and untrained. Friendly, but they didn't seem to know what to do, all 4 who served us at some point. We had fried shrimp and blackend fish. Both were over done. Hush puppies and salad were good, but sides were just OK. The décor is kind of like they couldn't decide on what style restaurant they wanted so they just put a bit of everything in there... Pretty, but disjointed.

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Thank myhart
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped for lunch and we were pleasantly surprised. Friendly staff, great service, fresh seafood properly prepared. This is on our list of favorite places. I can’t wait to go back!

Thank Pitzapie
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

The Fishing Hole is a welcome alternative to the usual fried seafood that's abundant in Pensacola. While they do have excellent fried food, we tried the Mahi-Mahi fish tacos (blackened) and they were outstanding. The blackened grouper sandwich was also also excellent. Try the crab and shrimp chowder (with sherry). It's fantastic!

Service was excellent. We had Tasha as our waitress and she was very attentive, charming, friendly, and had excellent suggestions for our meal.

Other's have mentioned that the location is not what you'd expect for a good meal, but once inside, the food, service, and ambiance allows you to forget the outside.

They used to have a 2nd location in Gulf Breeze, and we're hoping that once the bridge construction is complete the owner will consider reopening their other location in Gulf Breeze.

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Thank Crookedridges
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The service and food here was great. You can dress up or down and still be welcomed. Initially when we pulled up, I really had my doubts. Glad we took a chance, Tasha our waitress was awesome. If you want some good food this would be the place. I will come back when we are in Pensacola.

Thank Katrice E
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