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Chef John's Fish & Chips

8047 Broadway, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-2533
+1 619-465-7060
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tartar sauce” (4 reviews)
“english style” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food
8047 Broadway, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-2533
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Stopped to pick up fish for lunch. Pieces so big, my husband and I shared a two piece meal with crispy fries. I ordered a large cole slaw on the side, but was not too impressed with the flavor as it was a bit bland....More

Thank sonora95
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Favorite fish and chips place in California! Always fresh and delicious, good prices, great food and service,

Thank Lele101
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was my second trip to Chef John's and once again it didn't disappoint. Although the surrounding are nothing to write home about, the food is just excellent. The building is obviously an old fast food place in a mixed use area on a fairly...More

Thank Beagleman99
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It's the best fish&chip place I've been to in years. Big portions and always served to order. Give it a try for something new and refreshing!

Thank bigd170
Reviewed 2 August 2017

My husband loves their fried fish, and it is reasonably priced. The atmosphere is like a '70's McDonalds, but everything is so fried I feel the grease in the air when I walk in.

Thank Melovinglife365
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Chef John's has a good thing going with a fine variety of seafood options. I'm a fish n chips man and it took me a while to find english style in San Diego. The two best placed imo are Chef John's and Mister Fish n...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Have an extensive menu of fish, shrimp, calamari, etc to keep you in fried food heaven. Batter is wonderfully light and crunchy. They know how to make it right here.

Thank 619SDGirl
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good fish and chips. Variety menu and specials Always a nice place in town to go and not have to drive to the beach area

Thank chapmanh2001
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Don't let your first impression of the neighborhood fool you! We had fish, shrimp, and chips. Batter was light, crispy and absolutely delicious. Tartar sauce was definitely homemade and wonderful! The interior was clean, well-maintained, and authentic retro. Love, love, loved it as did my...More

1  Thank Amy D
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My uncle wanted to come here for his birthday. I don't like seafood so I called ahead to see what other foods they served. They also served chicken strips which was great. I was also told by a company I used to move that this...More

Thank zwicked
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8047 Broadway, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-2533
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lemon Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 619-465-7060
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