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California Fish Grill

3988 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92606-8242
+1 949-654-3838
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (18 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (11 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
3988 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92606-8242
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant offers very nice Fish & Shrimp preparation. For customers who prefers spicy - cajun preparation is desirable option. However, one point of caution is this place is often crowded and hence be prepared or select a suitable day & time. Order takes some...More

Thank Royadip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an enjoyable Sunday evening dinner at the California Fish Grill in Irvine. We ordered grilled ono, fish and chips and the ahi poke bowl. All of the dishes were tasty with balanced flavors. The service was excellent and the staff were friendly and...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The place has very fresh fish and quite decent variety of fish and shrimp options. It is fast and convenient when you get what you order. Comes down to customer service. Mediocre at best mostly bad. Cashiers are too busy looking around and chatting with...More

Thank SuperFlav
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

They are always in a rush and more like a fast food than a restaurant. We had Atlantic salmon, Cajun seared Ahi; as far as sides goes we had rice and grilled zucchini. Portions are good and Taste was good as well but the service...More

Thank GNZ_M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

You order in line and food is brought to you. No tip required. Nothing fancy, and not always as clean as it should be (tabletops not cleaned promptly, trash on ground), but the fish is fresh and a great value for what you get, and...More

1  Thank princpinot
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Food is excellent. I had the cajun salmon salad to which the dressing was perfect. will definitely go again when next in O.C.

Thank LOBRADNO2015
Reviewed 20 July 2017

we are a gruoup of friends... and they explain that this place is easy... but for us too much easy-- the food is very fast food... they did a lot of mistakes, with order and the quality was no so good- I cannot come back...More

Thank accabacca
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Forget the nice pictures on the Menu, what you want will probably not be available, even 30 mn after opening time... Cold and Mechanical Order Taker who tried to make me eat what I don't want or like just to comply with her computer screen....More

1  Thank CRfun16
Reviewed 24 May 2017

They opened a new California Fish Grill on my street and I avoided it for several weeks because it looked like fast food. Boy was I ever wrong. It is fast, but all the food is cooked fresh and is totally delicious, as well as...More

Thank Valerie d
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I gave CFG average because the catfish I ordered seemed overly breaded. It was OK, but not great. My wife would give restaurant a higher rating as she enjoys the trout that she ordered.

Thank Larry R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3988 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92606-8242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-654-3838
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We are a fast casual seafood restaurant chain that offers quality seafood in large portions at affordable prices. Try us today and "Get Hooked" #CaliforniaFishGrill
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