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“Wonderful seafood market and cafe”

Santa Monica Seafood
Ranked #12 of 522 Restaurants in Costa Mesa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$14 - US$32
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Reviewed 19 May 2014

The best seafood market I've found in Orange County. They have just every kind of fish and seafood! The cafe serves great fish & chips, clam chowder, mussels, crab cakes, cioppino, salads ... well, everything is wonderful!

Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

This is one of the few places in my area that specialize in fresh seafood. they have an excellent variety and it is always the best quality. However bring your AMEX card as the pricing is very high. However, you get what you payfor!

Thank William O
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

They now have table service. Excellent cioppino, fish tacos, ceviche. $2 oysters! Some craft beers. Nice oyster bar area. Wine of course. The place was packed at 2 in the afternoon. We'll be back soon.

Thank Jldietz
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Reviewed 3 December 2013

Excellent sea foods, excellent service in a pleasant ambience. Convenient for lunch or dinner. Wide range of wines and beers. Takeout service also available.

Thank photoguy66degrees
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

This is the first time I tried their café-oyster bar, although I shop for seafood here. Enjoyed their express lunch with Manhattan clam chowder that had a fragrant, light tomato soup base, lots of fresh veggies and melt-in-your-mouth clams. Came with a half tuna sandwich on crunchy grilled sour dough bread and side of fresh salad greens. Friendly service and comfortable bar seating. They have a variety of prepared foods as well--really love their Indian candy smoked salmon. This place is my seafood heaven,

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Thank DrLucyV
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