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The Fish Restaurant and Wine Bar

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Seafood, Wine Bar, Soups
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29 S Bolton St, Marlborough, MA 01752-2843 (Corner of Route 20 & Route 85)
+1 508-460-3474
11:30 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

typically, a great time, with food and wine and drinks...no different this time...been here about 50 times as Fish and many times as the old name...pricey, yes....satisfying yes... read the menu carefully and ask questions about ingredients...we have been surprised by things on the menu that would normally not be expected, but in the dish...just ask... wine is overpriced and... More 

Thank Diversefi
Farmington, Michigan, United States
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310 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not fond of the decor or ambiance for this price range. Wine recommended was great. Octopus appetizer was good, not great as it was served with chick peas or the like. Baked haddock was not as good as haddock normally is. Service was sluggish. Price was reasonable.

Thank Ralph R
Home Usa
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271 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For the money in Marlborough, you should should expect more. Fish used to be really good and could get one to overlook the strip-mallish location, but ownership and management changed and it has definitely degraded. Still expensive, but the service is now spotty and food hit-or-miss. Sadly, there are no really good business-suitable restaurants left in Marlborough.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Blackstone, Massachusetts
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287 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met friends here. Service was good. Ambience was good too. Wine list was decent also. .... Apps (Octopus was average, Oysters too). Main course Tuna/Corridor was just ok. Saw Restaurant on Phantom Gourmet ---did not live to their ranking ........Restaurant just falls short of great restaurants due to food. Bathrooms according to my wife were a "5" after last... More 

Thank rbuskey106
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time at this restaurant and our experience was OK, but not as expected. Excellent service, but our fish meals were just OK and we would not return in the near future.

Thank MrDodge
Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to try Fish Restaurant and Wine Bar today for lunch. My husband had Oysters on the Half Shell, then we shared a very tasteful Caesar Salad. I had Grilled Swordfish, with Whipped Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus, which was delicious! My husband had the Cioppino, which he thoroughly enjoyed! We both enjoyed a couple of glasses... More 

Thank Jo B
Racine, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am not real big on seafood but I do love lobster when given the chance to order. I also had the roasted lamb which was cooked perfect. I will be visiting next time I am in town.

Thank jettatdi03
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoy regular visits to Fish. They are a scratch kitchen and have made their complex dinners into simple selections for us. Fantastic bar. Great place to bring family or co-workers.

Thank Cindy T
Nashville, Tennessee
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were a party of 9. Our table was ready with a reservation, that was good. The server was clueless. Mom ordered a Bacardi Cocktail. It's old school so I told the server who didn't know what she was talking about, to have the bartender Google it. It cam to the table completely wrong. BTW drinks took 28 minutes to... More 

Thank BuddyD58
Northborough, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Always a go to for seafood. The best thing is they have $1 oysters on Sundays (excluding holidays). The food is delicious, nice atmosphere and good service.

Thank cckoz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
American, Seafood, Wine Bar, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 S Bolton St, Marlborough, MA 01752-2843
    (Corner of Route 20 & Route 85)
  • Public Transportation: Located right next to the local bus line stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marlborough
  • Phone Number: +1 508-460-3474
"Make Life Fresh!"™

Fresh food and social relaxation are two of life's essentials. Our goal at Fish is to make your life a little fresher.

25 years of seafood experience and a passion for great wine combine to

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?