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Harbor Fish Cafe

3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
+1 760-729-4161
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood
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3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pretty good fish and chips. The clam chowder likewise was pretty good. Friendly fast service. Good place for a quick lunch if in the area, I'd go back when in the area. 3.5***

Thank bubfn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there right when we got into town. Sure we were starving and tired of driving. We ordered the fish-n-chips. Between the view and the food it was perfect.

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always eat here when we are in the area. Grilled fish tacos are great! It's truly a meal as they are huge. Daily specials are great too if you want a full size meal. Staff is attentive whether dining inside or outside. This is an...More

Thank travel55Seattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just driving up the coast when I spotted this place and decided to give it a try. I highly recommend that you try it if you get a chance. The food was excellent, the service was excellent and the view was great. We...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband had the Thursday night special.....Fish & Chips!! He enjoyed the meal tremendously! He will be back!

Thank 2014jcjc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in on a Monday around sunset after trying two other big restaurants that had long lines and looked overpriced. This is in a great location to watch the sunset! Parking is tight, but we managed to get a space in the closest lot....More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here while visiting Carlsbad. The fish and chips were really good. Enjoyed the casual outdoor dining experience.

Thank sarlsar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best fried clams, clam chowder .. and what ever the catch of the day is!!! Wow!!! Go go go!!! Best customer service!!!

Thank Aking74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for lunch! I had clam strips and my wife had the grilled fish taco. Her comment was "I got the entire fish"! It is literally the LARGEST fish taco either of us has seen. The good is great. Friendly service. Super fast even...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wife and I stayed in Carlsbad and stopped by for dinner one night. Seating is outside with views of the ocean. service was good and food came pretty quickly. little pricey for the offering but all the fish items we had were very tasty

Thank duffer47
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13 August 2017|
Response from Danny V | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I am just a customer. You should call the restaurant
7 August 2017|
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Response from remnob | Reviewed this property |
I would assume frozen and not local. It's rare these days to find a local freshly caught seafood joint these days.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-4161
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