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King's Fish House

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Mon, 25/03

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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blackened wild pacific albacore
with mango salsa
parmesan crusted alaskan sand dabs
with lemon butter and caper
macadamia nut crusted alaskan halibut
with orange ginger butter sauce
sauteed n’awlins bbq shrimp
jumbo white shrimp with steamed jasmine rice and toasted sourdough baguette
seared sirloin & filet steak tacos
grilled‎ choice top sirloin and filet mignon tips with house made chips and guacamole
grilled swordfish tacos
grilled wild pacific swordfish with house made chips and guacamole
two $14.50
three $16.50
beer battered fish and chips
wild atlantic true cod
farmed fried jumbo white shrimp
panko breaded
king’s crab cakes
wild blue crab
king’s combo platter
beer battered fish, fried scallops and shrimp
tomato basil
tomatoes/garlic/fresh‎ basil/white wine & tomato sauce/parmigiano-reggiano
farmed manila clams
fresh red pepper/shallots fresh basil/white wine
farmed jumbo shrimp
jumbo mexican shrimp/tomatoes/garlic fresh basil/white wine & tomato sauce
grilled chicken
red peppers/zucchini carrots/garlic/cream
grilled zucchini brushed with olive oil
rosemary potatoes
garlic mashed potatoes butter and roasted garlic
grilled asparagus topped with balsamic glaze
french fries
fresh sautéed spinach roasted garlic and fresh lemon juice
homemade mac & cheese
glazed carrots
japanese edamame
steamed and salted soy beans
baked penn cove mussels
with spicy mayo, eel sauce, sesame seeds, mushrooms and avocado
jumbo castroville artichoke
grilled with basil vinaigrette marinade and served with pesto mayo dipping sauce
blackened shrimp taquitos
wrapped‎ in diana’s corn tortillas served with cotija cheese and guacamole
buffalo chicken wings
tossed in frank’s hot sauce and served with housemade blue cheese
crispy calamari
served with mae ploy and roasted pepper aïoli
n’awlins bbq shrimp
sauteed and served with toasted sourdough bread
kings crab cakes
with house made remoulade and baby arugula
hot seafood combo
blackened shrimp taquitos,king’s crab cakes, crispy calamari and popcorn shrimp
each $2.20
½ dozen $12.20
1 dozen $23.40
bahia falsa
(crassostrea gigas) san quintin bay, mexico
each $2.30
½ dozen $12.80
1 dozen $24.60
rincon de ballenas
(crassostrea gigas) baja, mexico
each $2.40
½ dozen $13.40
1 dozen $25.80
(crassostrea gigas) baynes sound, british columbia
each $2.40
½ dozen $13.40
1 dozen $25.80
komo gway
(crassostrea gigas) baynes sound, british columbia
each $2.60
½ dozen $14.60
1 dozen $28.20
hama hama
(crassostrea gigas) hood canal, washington
each $2.60
½ dozen $14.60
1 dozen $28.80
blue pool
(crassostrea gigas) hood canal, washington
each $2.60
½ dozen $14.30
1 dozen $27.80
misty point
(crassostrea gigas) popes bay, virginia
each $2.60
½ dozen $14.60
1 dozen $28.20
(crassostrea virginica) rappahannock river, virginia
each $2.80
½ dozen $15.80
1 dozen $30.60
(crassostrea‎ virginica) cape cod bay, massachusetts
each $2.95
½ dozen $16.70
1 dozen $32.40
island creek
(crassostrea virginica) duxbury, massachusetts
½ dozen $14.50
1 dozen $28.00
oyster sampler includes any marked with a
½ dozen $14.25
1 dozen $27.50
oyster's rockefeller baked with spinach and topped with hollandaise
each $2.50
½ dozen $14.00
1 dozen $27.00
farmed peruvian bay scallops citrus pesto
½ dozen $7.50
1 dozen $14.25
farmed penn cove black mussels
(24-30 per pound)
each $1.85
½ dozen $18.35
1 dozen $34.85
farmed jumbo white shrimp
(22-24 per pound)
½ dozen $14.00
1 dozen $26.00
wild santa barbara red rock crab
½ dozen $14.50
1 dozen $27.00
1.25 pound wild north american hard shell lobster
1st mate serves 1-2 $2
captain serves 3-4 $3
bahia falsa
(crassostrea gigas) san quintin bay, mexico
1st mate serves 1-2 $2
captain serves 3-4 $3
rincon de ballenas
(crassostrea gigas) baja, mexico
1st mate serves 1-2 $1
captain serves 3-4 $3
hama hama
(crassostrea gigas) hood canal, washington
sauteed penn cove mussels
pan sautéed in butter, white wine,garlic, shallots and fresh herbs
sauteed manila clams
pan sautéed in butter, white wine,garlic, shallots and fresh herbs
baja seafood ceviche
salmon, mahi, swordfish,and albacore in a fresh squeezed citrus and tomato marinade
ahi poke
yellowfin‎ tuna with poke sauce, avocado,and fresh wonton chips
california roll
krab salad,japanese cucumber,and avocado
wild lump crab cocktail
with wild lump crab meat and house madeo cktail sauce
2pc $4.95
2pc $5.85
5pc $11.45
2pc $5.85
5pc $12.95
yellowfin tuna tataki
2pc $5.95
5pc $12.95
freshwater eel
2pc $5.45
5pc $10.95
2pc $5.95
5pc $13.95
2pc $5.95
5pc $12.95
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews oysters sand dabs warm sourdough bread trout sushi ono fresh fish chowder soft shell crab shellfish wedge salad fries sea bass steak great seafood outlet mall side dishes
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1 - 10 of 563 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could only get a booking at 6:30 and when we checked in, other people were being told the wait was 1 hour. Great ambiance. Quite a few seats at the bar but they were all occupied. Service was excellent and warm sour dough bread was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kiwi4ever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here our first night in Carlsbad and were very pleased we did. The food was great and the service excellent. A solid option for any family.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ESWheeler613
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They did a super job on the remodel, love the bar area and decor with oysters front and center and overhead menu easy to read and understand. But, the happy hour prices are a joke (only 50 cents off an already expensive draft beer?!... come...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank craigheberer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your in Carlsbad, San Diego or Calabasas your in for a reliable treat.if you visit Kings. Everything and I mean everything is great and all their fish is cooked to perfection. One of my wife's favorites because of their large menu and their sides....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jrjarre
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

King's Fish is great spot for fresh fish and night out. Couples, families or groups with many seafood choices. Busy on weekend nights and less busy on week nights but great value for great local and fresh fish selections.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CarlsbadSapiens
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family and I stopped in for a subpar experience with a high price tag. If your going to charge top dollar you should deliver. Really couldn't move forward after ordering an amazing looking $30 appetizer that literally has hot in its name and it came...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Satisfactshaun
Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

We popped in for a light afternoon snack and we both had the Spicy Seafood Soup. Very tasty even though there was mostly fish. Great flavors and perfect for our needs. Nice setup, and very clean, with their huge menu that should satisfy everyone.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

A very good seafood restaurant in Carlsbad. Nice ambiance, great selection and a solid wine list. The starter salads were ok - the entrees excellent. My yellowfin tuna was great and the grilled salmon was also very good. Pricey but high quality.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 683matthewj
Reviewed 11 February 2019

Found this place and really liked it. It's a beach town restaurant but isn't near the beach but it a beautiful place next to a resort. Their raw bar is wow good and the fish is all same day fresh with some not so common...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Steve R
Reviewed 9 February 2019

We ate lunch with another couple, and were at first impressed when the Restaurant Manager introduced himself and actually delivered our water. The menu was very diverse with, of course, an emphasis on fish. Cody took our order, with side salads delivered correctly in a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bsimosd
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26 January 2018|
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Response from NickiG555 | Reviewed this property |
The fresh fish changes daily. Call the restaurant.
Nina D
22 November 2015|
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Response from Doc_Dern | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I'd call to answer any questions
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