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The Dead Fish

20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
+1 510-787-3323
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“crab” (85 reviews)
“seafood” (35 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
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Reviewed 1 week ago

By far my favorite place to dine. Great view, awesome service and the best crab. I try to visit at least 3 times a year. Never have had a bad experience. Best service I have ever had. Nothing bad to say about this place.More

Thank cindygianquento
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the excellent review, cindygianquento! It's outstanding you had such an amazing experience with us! We're delighted you enjoyed our fresh and delicious dishes so much and that our team made you feel so welcome and assisted you in any way. We aim...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated my birthday at The Dead Fish. Wow, what beautiful atmosphere, views with outside patio citing. We were treated so well. We ordered our drinks, food, etc....Wow, the Ciopinno with all the seafood, crab, lobster, etc... was so delicious. The clam chowder was so...More

Thank Alice H
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the wonderful review, Alice H! It's fantastic you had such a memorable and rewarding experience with us. We're thrilled we could help your family celebrate your birthday. We strive to provide every guest with mouthwatering dishes and fun friendly service. That's what we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THE BEST mussels ever! Do not go near Crockett, without visiting and having mussels at Dead Fish! It's a must do! A bucket list!More

Thank Gregory B
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the stellar review, Gregory! It's fantastic you had such a wonderful experience with us! We're delighted you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so much. The mussels were a great choice, a real fan favorite. We strive to ensure our guests have a memorable experience...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Great service. The crab cakes are to die for. Shared the fish and chips. It was plenty foe two people. Only negative was they were completely out of t shirts!More

Thank jjae2017
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the fantastic review, jjae2017! It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much! We love sharing our passion for delicious food with our guests and your praise for our mouthwatering dishes lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ah, it would have been great if a few table did not have screaming kinds. Why do parents do that to other diners? The menu is very varied and the fish is excellent. If only we did not have to continually raise our voices to...More

Thank Jim A
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the 4-star rating and review, Jim! We're thrilled you had such a pleasant time with us! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our delicious food. It's fantastic you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes. That's what we like to see! We appreciate your valuable...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this restaurant. It is in a surprising place that I had never been to. The restaurant is very big with different seating areas. The day we went we were hoping to sit outside, but it ended up being very hot and we were...More

Thank Leila K
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your feedback, Leila. It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much! We love sharing our passion for delicious food with our guests and your praise for our mouthwatering dishes lets us know we're doing our job! However, your 3/5 rating indicates...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was a beautiful meal from appetizers to dessert. We started with Mussels and Crab on a skillet. The server drizzled butter all over the top and it was sublime. Next, a perfect little Caesar Salad. Then for my entree I enjoyed a perfectly tender...More

Thank simpsonkim
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review! It's outstanding you had such an amazing experience with us! We're delighted you enjoyed our fresh and delicious dishes so much and that our team made you feel so welcome and assisted you in any way. We aim to...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Took a business group here for dinner. They were all very impressed with the venue although the mirrors on the wall (in theory to make it look bigger) did make it feel sort of strange. The food was really great, although the service was a...More

Thank Snakewrangler
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We're happy that you loved our cuisine and knowledgeable service. We strive to provide our guests with warm hospitality, efficient service, and delicious dishes. Regarding your concerns with the...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Super fun decor with great views of the Benicia straight and the ship traffic. Service is outstanding. Food is decent...not great...and a tad pricey. Still worth a visit if in the area.More

Thank Joseph M
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

We appreciate your feedback, Joseph. We're glad you appreciated our prime location and stellar service, but we're disappointed that your time with us was less than ideal. We regret that we failed to exceed your standards. We will address your concerns with our team moving...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Had a great lunch with family in town for Labor Day weekend. My sister had the cioppino which is always her favorite. I had the crab louie! Excellent service by Chauna who is our favorite wait person there. Excellent breads and as always no corkage....More

Thank travelwithpam
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks for the 4/5 review, Pam! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with us! It's wonderful that you loved our delicious food, along with our stunning views! We're also very pleased that our team provided you with friendly service! We'd love...More

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Cynthiafong
22 February 2016|
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Response from KKLMinnesota | Reviewed this property |
I would Not recommend it! Too busy, too crowded! I would be surprised if it is allowed. I work at a restaurant , dogs are not allowed on the deck at all. We have a couple picnic tables down in the grass and if your dog is on... More
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E4468HCjerryb
26 June 2015|
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Response from GiantsFan23 | Reviewed this property |
I have never brought a bottle, but according to their menu, they do not charge a corkage fee. :)
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Jan B
21 June 2015|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs, I believe. The "patio" is more like upscale cabana's although there are some tables and chairs, too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
    (Pomona)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crockett
  • Phone Number: +1 510-787-3323
Description
Enjoy spectacular views of the new Carquinez Bridge and serene San Pablo Bay while dining on the lushly planted patio with heated and cooled cabanas and twinkling lights. Unique weekend brunch with specialty cocktails. Specialties include 100% USDA Certified Prime, Prime Rib and whole Dungeness crab. Unique dining rooms for an intimate dinner or a large group. "We may have a funny name but we're dead serious about our food!!"
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