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California Fish Grill

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3988 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92606-8242
+1 949-654-3838
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 10:30 - 09:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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California, USA
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1,109 reviews
546 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks like a fast food joint, but everything is prepared fresh and with excellent taste. Prices are 50% less than in a fish restaurant. Great Job - keep up the good work. Highly recommended. MeuterMedia

Thank MeuterMedia
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent sea dishes are avaialable here. must try to taste their seafood dishes. they have few branches also....

Thank MSMorshed
Los Angeles
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome food! Very busy but worth the wait! Call ahead of time! Best bang for the buck! Friendly staff. Clean and neat!

Thank Jan G
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We eat here often and are never disappointed. Finding a gluten free meal is easy enough and I am confident of the kitchens ability to prevent cross contamination. I typically eat the salads with a grilled fish added.

Thank Sharna K
Irvine, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Fast casual dining - seafood - I had grilled MahiMahi with grilled zucchini and sweet potato fries. Delicious. Perfectly prepared. Short wait. No loud noise. Family-oriented. Indoor and outdoor dining. Craft draft beer on tap. No server other than they bring the food to your table. Cannot beat these prices that us why this local chain is so successful. We... More 

Thank oaktree2015
Austin, Texas
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177 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant takes some learning of the rules. Upon entering one stands in line to order and pay in advance for your food and drinks. If you want more than one drink, better order now. The food selection was very good, but the order taker got it wrong. I asked for no sauce on the grilled fish and no oil,... More 

Thank chinesesun
Costa Mesa, CA
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Today a friend took me here for my birthday. I ordered the Idaho trout (no bones) with cole slaw and veggies with chimichurri sauce. It was truly excellent...a good-size piece of fish, cooked to perfection. The veggies were also very good. We went at an off-time, so no wait. Can't wait for the mahi-mahi next time. Prices a bit high... More 

Thank teacherjim
Yorba Linda, CA
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at this restaurant several times and its a great place to get fish. The menu is simple, different types of fish gilled a variety of different ways, like Cajun or garlic lemon. I've had the salmon, fish special and shrimp tacos and they were all grilled well. You order and pay at the counter and then find... More 

Thank winterflwr
Santa Ana, California
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I love the set up of this restaurant - fresh seafood fast. Ordering is walk up and the fish is cooked to order. The restaurant was very clean and well laid out. The staff were super friendly. There is a great selection of seafood: seabass, tuna, salmon, shrimp, etc. The prices seem reasonable but we were ultimately disappointed with the... More 

Thank JoyMcN
Tustin, California
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142 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The food at this place is very good, but...why are they always running out of items, such as "chimichurri" sauce. Why does the soda is always flat?. The cilantro, why they run out of cilantro...I am just tryin to understand the proces...but the food, is very good.Why do they sell those funky soda

Thank Nicelio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 09:30
11:00 - 21:30
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?