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The Fish House Bar & Grill

972 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-3813
+1 831-728-3333
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“sand dabs” (6 reviews)
“cioppino” (7 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
972 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-3813
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21 - 30 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Needing a place to eat this was top ranked, so we visited and were seated promptly. Good seafood, monster oysters, decent wine, and excellent service. The facilities however don't quite match the food and service, however you are there to eat I suppose.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Stayed in Watsonville during the Monterey Car week, and looked for a restaurant, luckily found the FishHouse. A really excellent place, a cross between the local pub and best restaurant in town, I ate there 5 nights out of 8. Sal the owner, Xavier his...More

Thank Piers G
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wonderful family run restaurant with healthy portions - swordfish is my current favorite entree, but there are so many options that it makes it hard to choose. I have never been disappointed. Food is so reasonable in comparison to other restaurants with this quality of...More

Thank cj_sfo
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Food & Service were good. Their was nothing special that would make me come back or tell my friends. Everything was average except the prices. Parking is on the street and can get bad if one gets there at prime time

Thank rosebroker
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Great service! Best happy hour! The manager is great too! The calamari and popcorn shrimp are yummy. Their drinks are good too.

Thank Alocalizer
Reviewed 25 July 2016

In a town known for its Mexican food, it was such a joy to experience a friendly fish restaurant in town. The staff was welcoming and the food inviting. The wine list was good, too. We never felt rushed but very well taken care of....More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

It was recommended by our hotel. Service was friendly but disorganized. It took us a long time and a lot of asking to get a glass of wine! We ordered a rib eye steak ( at a fish restaurant) and loved it! Great spices and...More

1  Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Just lovely. Everything was perfect and made for a lovely late lunch. Staff was friendly and efficient. Specials and dishes were described in detail. They were willing to make adjustments to our tastes. Salads were fresh and the dressing in light and tasty. Fresh fish...More

1  Thank Janey308
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I was excited to try this restaurant while in town because it's rated in the top 2; however, I have to say I'm disappointed. We'd had a long day of family outings so we were looking forward to some nice comfort food. I ordered the...More

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Fish House Bar & Grill continues to be a consistent source for a good drink or a very tasty meal. One of the few good restaurants in Watsonville that serve anything other than Mexican or Japanese cuisine, my wife and I treasure our outings...More

Thank Georg R
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Wendy C
Are you open for lunch on Sunday?
26 March 2017|
Response from Buzzard100 | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is only open for lunch during the week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
15:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 972 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-3813
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 831-728-3333
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