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Harbor Fish Cafe

3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
+1 760-729-4161
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (100 reviews)
“clam chowder” (55 reviews)
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American, Seafood
££ - £££
3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

the fish of the day was fried perfectly. the clam chowder was creamy and hot. the service was great and the cost perfect. all while watching the waves

Thank 5princesses
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A wonderful find, right near the public car park and with picture postcard views out to sea. This is an informal, friendly cafe, our welcome was genuine and the positive experience continued throughout our two visits. We ordered the clam chowder to start as it...More

Thank garygeorge3
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Enjoyed lunch with view of the beach. Very casual place. Usually a wait for a table on the view side. Fun and friendly staff. Fish and chips is very good with a selection of two portion sizes. Fish taco is huge with a wonderful piece...More

Thank St-Ives-Crown
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Love this place! It is one of the most relaxing venues on the Coast. Love the Fish and Chips! Great shrimp salad and assorted menu items. Sit back and grab a beer or bucket of Coronitas or bottle of wine and enjoy the wait for,...More

Thank Wesley C
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We love the casual outdoor dining with ocean view. Our favorite is the fresh local fish (with chips!) But the fish tacos and grilled fish are also good. Friendly smiling staff!

Thank avpugmom
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We got the daily special, which was fish tacos. They put a huge slab of Mahi Mahi in each taco. This is the biggest portion of fish I have seen in a fish taco. The food was great. . Fabulous job of making a light...More

Thank Dreamtime7
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Fish Taco was great! Service was excellent! And the location made it a perfect sunset with supper. And to top it all off, they even let our dog join us!

Thank John F
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This place had your usual fried fish and chips. It was priced as high though. I have paid the same price for a sit down seafood restaurant that overlooks the ocean in different Fisherman's wharves throughout California. The food is fried and not anything special.

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We ordered the fish and chips special - 2 pieces of fish and fries. We got 2 huge pieces of fish and some very tasty fries. The fish was very good, just a little bit greasy. This is an outdoor restaurant practically on the beach...More

Thank kamyo
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Went there with a friend who likes fish tacos. The tacos he go were made with wahoo and very good. I had fish and chips and they were ok but not great. I wish I liked fish tacos. Have heard others comment on how good...More

Thank Alan K
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13 August 2017|
Response from Danny V | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I am just a customer. You should call the restaurant
6 August 2017|
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Response from tangyu2 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely frozen!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-4161
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