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The Fishery

5040 Cass St., San Diego, CA 92109
+1 858-272-9985
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (37 reviews)
“seafood” (63 reviews)
“fresh fish” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5040 Cass St., San Diego, CA 92109
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a group of 5 early on Sunday night. The restaurant, gorgeous inside and out, was understaffed. The restaurant has a limited bar-perhaps because of its neighborhood, so I settled with a beer. It took 10 minutes both times I ordered a beer to...More

Thank Altitodd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dine there on Dec 28 of 2017. The Menu & Atmosphere was great. Clam Chowder was excellent and little neck clams. A bit of disconnect with waiter but other than that great experience Not sure how its rated # 188 should be higher

Thank kj166700
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here more than 6 times this year and it just keeps getting better. Chef Paul and his team are amazing with the very best and freshest seafood items, prepared perfectly and severed by a professional and friendly staff. There are so many...More

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Went on a Sunday and there wasn't many people, so the place was quiet and cozy. The fishery soup had great flavor, but it was heavy on the tomato. I had the market piccata which is the catch of the day in a piccata sauce....More

Thank Fernando O
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I had been to the Fishery about 5 years ago on the recommendations of a local. She told us that we would experience the best fish tacos of our lives at The Fishery. And she was right. Over the last five years I've been thinking...More

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We had eight for lunch and the food was fantastic. All the seafood was very fresh. We had raw oysters that were incredible. We had eights and the service was friendly and attentive. Beautiful ambiance inside. Very good wine list as well.

Thank Sara K
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a wonderful fish restaurant that has a great menu. It is changed regularly and has a wonderful tasting menu weekly. Best of all they have a chef who knows how to prepare fish. They have a wonderful array of fish to buy and...More

Thank crownpacificgroup
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This was our 1st visit to this place. We had 7 for lunch on a Monday in Oct. We arrived at 1 pm and only 3-4 tables occupied. we all had the 1/2 and 1/2. 1/2 ono sandwich, a choice of sour dough or wheat...More

Thank sunfun4850
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The seafood was delicious and fresh. The Pad Thai with shrimp was the best I’ve ever eaten. James was a excellent server. Great outdoor seating area. Very close to Pacific Beach area. Nice atmosphere.

Thank ginine50
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Reservations were made for two at 730pm; place was mostly empty. Waiter anticipated dish by overhearing our conversation, appeared clever, but sent in order wrong for hubby. No big deal, he was super-professional about it. Got new fresh correct meal in 3 minutes and it...More

Thank elainekayschramm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5040 Cass St., San Diego, CA 92109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-9985
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