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Harbor Fish Cafe

3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
+1 760-729-4161
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (95 reviews)
“clam chowder” (50 reviews)
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3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
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Reviewed yesterday

I have eaten here twice. First time I had the Jumbo Fried Shrimp which were delicious, with Coleslaw, needed more lemon and spice to me. Second time I had the fish and chips and they were very good. Service was great and view was fantastic!

Thank Paulatrip8
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here one night at sunset. It’s very casual but the food was delicious! We had fish and chips with cole slaw with drinks. We sat down and ordered, like a normal restaurant. If you’re looking for great local seafood...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lived in Carlsbad for years before trying this little gem in the rough -open air, casual picnic style ambiance. Great fish & chips gets even better as the Thursday special. I'm not even that big on fish & chips and I'll keep coming back for...More

Thank onthelooselive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kind of a hole in the wall as far as ambiance, order at the counter, sit inside or on the patio. Fresh Seafood, fresh clam chowder. Good prices and fast service.

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty good fish and chips. The clam chowder likewise was pretty good. Friendly fast service. Good place for a quick lunch if in the area, I'd go back when in the area. 3.5***

Thank bubfn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there right when we got into town. Sure we were starving and tired of driving. We ordered the fish-n-chips. Between the view and the food it was perfect.

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Always eat here when we are in the area. Grilled fish tacos are great! It's truly a meal as they are huge. Daily specials are great too if you want a full size meal. Staff is attentive whether dining inside or outside. This is an...More

Thank travel55Seattle
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were just driving up the coast when I spotted this place and decided to give it a try. I highly recommend that you try it if you get a chance. The food was excellent, the service was excellent and the view was great. We...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

My husband had the Thursday night special.....Fish & Chips!! He enjoyed the meal tremendously! He will be back!

Thank 2014jcjc
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We stopped in on a Monday around sunset after trying two other big restaurants that had long lines and looked overpriced. This is in a great location to watch the sunset! Parking is tight, but we managed to get a space in the closest lot....More

Thank CaptainSPI
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Questions & Answers
13 August 2017|
Response from Danny V | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I am just a customer. You should call the restaurant
6 August 2017|
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Response from remnob | Reviewed this property |
I would assume frozen and not local. It's rare these days to find a local freshly caught seafood joint these days.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2973
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-4161
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