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The Fishery

5040 Cass St., San Diego, CA 92109
+1 858-272-9985
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
“fresh fish” (21 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5040 Cass St., San Diego, CA 92109
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1 - 10 of 288 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The Bad: Five more minutes and we would have left. We waited 15 minutes before waiter even came over for a drink order. Five minutes later one drink arrives but no bread. Another 5 minutes and the wine arrives and still no bread. In the...More

Thank CADiver2004
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A friend and I had the pleasure of dining at The Fishery this past Tuesday. First to compliment the entire team, our service was top notch from start to finish. For appetizers we enjoyed the crab cakes as well as the fried calamari. Both were...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to the Fishery 3 years ago and remembered it as our favorite of that visit. The quality is still excellent. We had the special of the evening, a seared ahi that we split--perfect amount. We'll be back, and also buy fresh fish...More

Thank 3x5card
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked everything of this restaurant: the location, outside San Diego in a nice and understated residential neighbourhood; the decor, simple but classy and comfortable; and especially we liked the food. Fresh, honestly made, in a way that the freshness of the ingredients was preserved....More

Thank ValerioVV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on a busy Saturday night during college graduation week, without reservations and a party of 6. Although the restaurant was busy the hostess assured us she'd do what she could to get us seated. Within minutes we were seated. The menu is limited...More

Thank alisaj_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their fish tacos are by far the tastiest fish tacos I have had in San Diego, they are so delicious that I daydream about them all the time. The dish comes with two big tacos, rice, beans and in a corn tostada. You can order...More

Thank seranita
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Early afternoon lunch at The Fishery. A very pleasant experience. Fast service and excellent food. We both had the fresh halibut fish and chips.

Thank Emory B
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Terrific wine list and wonderful menu. The macadamia crusted halibut was excellent. We all enjoyed our starters and our fish. A very good dessert menu.

Thank Ivy C
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The Fishery is in the Pacific Beach community, thus within waling distance for folks vacationing in the area. The food was very good and the upscale dining experience made the evening a delight. We could have a pleasant conversation with our friends. Little pricey, but...More

Thank Joe N
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Started with the Calamari appetizer. It was a good indication of what was ahead for us. It was so good. Not over breaded. So you really can taste the squid. I had the Linguine with clams. It definitely is not your grandmother's recipe. It had...More

Thank Angel A
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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, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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