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Flying Fish Grill

Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-625-1962
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (107 reviews)
“halibut” (116 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
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1 - 10 of 872 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here based on reviews of Tripadvisor. We were very glad we chose this place for our first night in Carmel. We made a reservation for 6pm, the place was already hopping busy when we entered. The place reminds me if an izakaya in Japan....More

Thank priscillat342
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a recent overnight trip to Tallahassee, FL I found this amazing restaurant. I had the Chicken Shwarma with steamed seasoned vegetables. The seasoning on the chicken was the best my friend and I have ever tasted, and she just got back from Israel! The...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Flying Fish is an excellent find in downtown Carmel. We were greeted warmly and shown to our table. The menu was small, but offered good choice of appetizers and entrees. We chose prawns and halibut. Both were fresh and well prepared. Service was wonderful and...More

Thank rlwlawrisk
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to several restaurants in Carmel, and Flying Fish Grill was by far the best experience. The food was outstanding and the service was excellent. The owner and staff are wonderful and enhance the culinary experience. As you'd expect, seafood is the main attraction...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived for an early (6pm) Sat night dinner, was very crowded. Host was busy and we stood waiting to be seated for at least 10-15 minutes; a few more customers arrived also waiting for host. We finally was seated, the restaurant is very noisy and...More

Thank Cvittles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to have dinner here based on the reviews, and were not disappointed. The proprietor was very welcoming. They served fried wantons with a mango salsa that was very tasty. We then both ordered the sea bass which was scrumptious. It is obviously one...More

1  Thank P8999MQscottw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner at Flying Fish Grill . It was delicious from start to finish . The food was superb. Sea bass was delicious and the fried calamari was exquisitely fried with its Pablo crust . So amazing. The servers are ver attentive...More

1  Thank ladyinpink1001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a recommendation from our hotel concierge for the Flying Fish Grill for our first night out in Monterey. We split the unique California Tower appetizer. I splurged on the abalone, and my wife had the Ying Yang salmon. Everything was delicious. We also...More

1  Thank Scott K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were celebrating our birthdays this past week and choose "Flying Fish Grill". OMG......it was amazing! We both had the Sea Bass. The best I've ever tasted. Highly Recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Karen N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner surprised me with a date night dinner out before a show at the Sunset Center. I’d been wanting to try Flying Fish for a while, and am so glad to finally have made it! The ambiance is warm & intimate, you’ll definitely want...More

2  Thank Leslie H
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19 February 2018|
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Response from TravellerStLouis | Reviewed this property |
They had full service, but no real bar.
7 June 2017|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know
Annie B
24 May 2017|
Response from Snorris57 | Reviewed this property |
That would be new. We were there a lot later than that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-1962
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