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TAPS Fish House & Brewery

) #2 of 154 Restaurants in Brea €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
101 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-4924
+1 714-257-0101
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“cioppino” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
101 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-4924
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch had Cioppino to send it back the first came out cold and then they microwaved it and the fish was rubber so I sent it back. They brought me a new one and this was very lacking 1 shrimp, 1 scallop, 3...More

Thank Scott L
tapsfishhouse, General Manager at TAPS Fish House & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're sorry to hear this, Scott. Please email us directly at social@tapsfishhouse.com with details about your experience and phone number so we can follow up. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my opinion, food is average, nothing special or memorable for the price. Sauces have a can look and flavor. We were here for a company's lunch so they had several plates, sorry but nothing looked even appetizing to me even (and I like seafood...More

Thank Ana W
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Second time there. Very great place for fresh seafood, hamburgers, salad, outdoor seating. It to hot on the day we were there, very comfortable inside. Nice oyster bar, beautiful alcohol bar. Beautifully decoratored. We had our son's rehersal dinner in a private room. Very accommodating...More

Thank Eileen C
tapsfishhouse, General Manager at TAPS Fish House & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear, Eileen. We are thrilled to hear your son's dinner rehearsal dinner went off without a hitch! And appreciate you taking the time to share with us your kind words, we hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 14 June 2017

If you enjoy craft beers, this is the place for you. Plus, an outstanding, but pricey, brunch. Full menu dining is excellent too. Seafood seems to be the specialty.

Thank clandkammer
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed our food, and the atmosphere was good for a special night with friends. Our waiter was friendly, described the dishes well (including the specials) and presented one of our party celebrating a birthday with a free dessert (nice touch). Normally American waiters...More

Thank Sharon R
tapsfishhouse, General Manager at TAPS Fish House & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We appreciate the honest feedback, Sharon. We will share your concerns with our team as we want all our guests to feel informed about our menu options. Thanks again and we look forward to another opportunity to show you a better experience one more in...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

A business associate and me went to check this place out for dinner. The prices are a bit high but the food and beer made up for it. If your on a budget not a place for you. The staff was very friendly and attentive...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We are a regular customer of TAPS. It is our "Go To" place for dinner or brunch with friends and family. The food is great and we have never had a bad waiter or waitress. I highly recommend the Sunday Brunch. Come Hungry an Enjoy...More

Thank Clifford J
tapsfishhouse, General Manager at TAPS Fish House & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thanks, Clifford! We appreciate your continued support and kind feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this place during the weekend of our brother's graduation and we loved it! The food was delicious and one of the best meals from a restaurant we have experienced in the Fullerton area. Everything was cooked and seasoned to perfection and the...More

Thank MrsBarrie
tapsfishhouse, General Manager at TAPS Fish House & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

We couldn't be happier to hear! Thank you for sharing your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Taps has been a date night favorite for almost 20 years. The food is reliably very good, service usually excellent and the atmosphere very nice. if you can get seated early in a booth around the perimeter of the main room, you will enjoy. In...More

Thank FFlintstone
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Taps for more than 10 years and it's always a great spot for their beers and food. Just enjoyed Brunch this past weekend. Although the quality has gone down from years past, still still one of the best brunch options in...More

Thank OrangeCountyJay
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22 October 2016|
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Response from maryjab | Reviewed this property |
sorry, i did not see your question right away but the two answers were both right, two menus but pretty similar, prices are pretty much the same but really worth it.
1 March 2016|
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Response from jpDills | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the last I knew they did have a Sunday buffet brunch that was considered one of the best in the area. I only went once and that was years ago. My impression at the time was that it was excellent, but that you really... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-4924
    (Brea Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: Brea 95L
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
  • Phone Number: +1 714-257-0101
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