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The Fish Market

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750 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 (Broadway/Pacific Highway)
+1 619-232-3474
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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San Diego
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12 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Being a local you do not often visit places like this because of the many tourist that abound. The fish market is located along the embarcadero next to the USS Midway museum and just a few steps from Sea Port Village. On the times that I have visited for both lunch and dinner, the food has always been well-prepared and... More 

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San Diego, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is fun to walk in the doors and see the bustling restaurant with lots of fresh fish on ice. The service was good in spite of the crowds that fill the tables. The food was prepared well and we enjoyed the meal as well as the fun ambiance. We had been touring the Midway Aircraft Carrier and stopped in... More 

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Thank RichardC_49
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not literally, but this restaurant is also a fish market, where you can purchase seafood to take with you. This specific location has two separate eateries, Top of the Market (more expensive), upstairs, and Fish Market, downstairs. Perfect place to watch the sunset while you eat. There is outdoor seating, with heaters, because it can be chilly being right on... More 

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winter park
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a late lunch. Mom was wanting a great fish taco. Great views watching war ships in the background and fighters flying over. We ordered and it was 40 minutes before we got our order. Our server said the kitchen was "messed up" that afternoon. Our fish tacos were cold when served. They would have been excellent if hot. We... More 

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food. Great selection. Wonderful servers and staff, all friendly. Great Views. Can't wait to return.

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Thank DoglipsAZ
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231 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came on the recommendation of a local friend. The restaurant was busy but we were accommodated without a booking. Our waitresses were friendly and very helpful with gluten-free choices. Their sour dough bread was divine. For starters, we shared a very good sushi platter. Our mains consisted of the fresh and delicious scallops and shrimps (huge prawns) on a... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Duckett's Bucket (crustaceans, pasta, wine, herbs, and butter.) It had all the herbs and wine but they left out the butter. It is delicious and very satisfied with the amount of clams. The waiter was great at explaining what was in the meal and how the restaurant could modify the dish.

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La Ampuyenta, Spain
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always enjoy their fresh fish. Also enjoyed the oyster at this visit. Wait wasn't too long. Server was great!

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Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the area for a convention & had 2 business lunches at this place. Both times we were sitting outside with a very nice view of the ocean. The seafood was very good & service was friendly. I recommend this restaurant if you're in the area.

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San Diego, California, United States
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best quality but not cheap if want safe seafood this is the only place I eat fish. Clean and simple without stuff servers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
    (Broadway/Pacific Highway)
  • Public Transportation: Metropolitan Transit System busses stop right at the entrance of our parking lot on North Harbor Drive
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-3474
Description
Our flagship restaurant since 1989, this waterfront landmark in downtown San Diego is recognized as the premier destination for seafood and San Diego bay views. Our downstairs restaurant offers casual dining, and features a comfortable oyster bar and cocktail bar, as well as a first-rate sushi bar. The second story Top of the Market lets you enjoy views from Point Loma to the Coronado Bridge in a fine-dining setting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?