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Fish 101

1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
+1 760-943-6221
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (39 reviews)
“fresh fish” (34 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
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101 - 110 of 354 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2016

My wife and I spent the past week in the San Diego area. We tried fish tacos at several different places including Mitch's Seafood and South Beach Bar and Grille. Fish 101's fish tacos were easily the best ones we had. Highly recommended!

Thank jaromstewart
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Best oysters I have ever eaten. Clam chowder was divine and the fish was so fresh and perfectly cooked. No fancy table service, order at till and find a seat, but the food is outstanding. Simply good honest and perfectly prepared food.

Thank robdownunder
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I normally don't leave bad reviews but this place does not deserve a high rating. The waiter screwed up the tables order next to us. Gave them fish tacos instead of the shrimp tacos. The waiter took back the fish tacos and looked around and...More

Thank OutsidetheBoxADV
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Went for lunch and loved my meal. Got the grilled shrimp burrito and the wife had fish and chips. We were both pleased with the meal. Plenty of food on the plate means you will not go away hungry. Come early if you want a...More

Thank raven27
Reviewed 27 June 2016

i Went there with a small group of friends fro a late dinner. I like how their menu is set up. You choice the menu item such as Fish Taco and then select the type of fish, sauce and other condiments. I had the Grilled...More

Thank jpbla
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Fun little place along the highway to eat. Order first and then sit. Fresh oysters, grilled or fried fish and wonderful grilled shrimp tacos. Family friendly

Thank c3lil30
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Every time I come here, the food has been great. Love the different sides, the freshest fish, and the specials. A casual vibe, and a favorite of locals.

Thank Onceabear
Reviewed 9 June 2016

For the uninitiated this place is a bit weird. First if its peak time you queue to order your dinner at the counter pay get a number and then go and try to find a table, which if you are in a group can be...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 6 June 2016

My favorite restaurant in San Diego. I would describe the food as California Asian fusion cuisine. They let the fresh ingredients and seafood speak for themselves and do not over manipulate the food.The result is spectacular. They specials depend on what is fresh at that...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Great fish, coleslaw and drinks. Service was a little slow, but sometimes help is not quite up to par.

Thank phyllisj521
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Barb S
How far is Fish 101 from the Coaster station?
3 March 2017|
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Response from 3ofusSD | Reviewed this property |
2.3 miles by car. You can take an Uber.
Myrna S
Do they take reservations ?
14 August 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. This a very informal spot. A true dive but very clean.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-6221
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