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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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Huntington Beach, California
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 very reasonably priced. The portions are large too. My husband got the fish and chips... More 

Thank Valerie d
North Las Vegas, Nevada
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239 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a healthy meal that wouldn't take too long. I picked this place for our group and everyone was happy with their meal-not a scrap of food left and everyone was full and satisfied. I had the Cajun seared ahi and it was very good. As a matter of fact, it was so good 2 of us went... More 

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California, USA
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1,126 reviews
551 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

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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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 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
Reviewed 15 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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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 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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188 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 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
Reviewed 22 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

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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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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?