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The Dead Fish

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20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028 (Pomona)
+1 510-787-3323
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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South San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great amposphere, service & food. Definitely will go back Love the bread rolls they offer while waiting for your meal

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Thank Lunarrr
Daniel G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this review

Thank you for the 4/5 rating, Luna! We're happy you had such a pleasant time with us! It's lovely you enjoyed our top-notch service and mouthwatering dishes. We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to hosting you again soon to share an even better experience with you soon! Have an... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished a fillet Mignon great piece of steak, good service. Very enjoyable evening. There is not any more I can say without overstating my opinion. Prices were reasonable.

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Thank John P
Daniel G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this review

Thanks for the perfect review, John! We're delighted to hear that you had such an exceptional dining experience with us! It's wonderful that you enjoyed your meal - the filet Mignon is an excellent choice! We're looking forward to hosting you again soon for another delicious meal! Thanks for sharing and have a great day! More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I absolutely love the crab here and at their other restaurants. Before we had kids my wife and I were trying as many crab places as we could find and this one is by far the best around. Get one crab for each of you because you are not going to want to share. My dad said... More 

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Thank David A
Daniel G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review, David! We're delighted you had such a wonderful experience with us! We strive to provide stellar service alongside our mouthwatering dishes. Your praise lets us know we're doing our job! The crab was a great choice, a definite fan favorite! It's lovely our team assists you in any way and makes you feel so welcome!... More 

Martinez, California
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115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had a long lazy lunch that was superb. The waitstaff was attentive and friendly and the food was amazing. I had clam chowder with my crab melt sandwich - yum. My friends ordered the mussels and I will too - next time. They are generous with their servings and the food is really good. Oh, and the setting above... More 

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Thank Martinezman1025
Daniel G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review! We're delighted you had such a pleasant experience with us! We strive to offer top-notch service and mouthwatering dishes for our guests. Your praise for our food and our team lets us know we're doing our job! The mussels were a great choice! We're looking forward to hosting you again soon to... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The Dead Fish is a MUST. It is always a stop on our way from the airport. The Seafood stew is beyond compare and the bread is a match! The wine list is always very good and the view of the river is spectacular! Don't miss this one!

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Thank Boston13twin
Daniel G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the perfect rating! We're delighted you had such a pleasant experience with us! It's lovely you enjoyed our dishes so much. The seafood stew was a fantastic choice! We aim to please! We look forward to hosting you again soon! Have an outstanding day! More 

Denver
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134 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

My 97 year old mother loves sea food so we made a reservation at The Dead Fish in Crockett. We had a nice booth with great views of the Carquinez Straits! The lunch menu is pretty extensive and a bit pricey but the views make up for it! We had Dungeness crab salads. Nice preparation though a lot more crab... More 

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Thank DenverD
Daniel G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for the 4-star rating and review! We're thrilled you had such a pleasant time with us! We strive to offer top-notch service and cuisine for our guests. It's fantastic you enjoyed and appreciated our prime location and stunning views. That's what we like to see! We look forward to sharing an even better experience with you next... More 

PLEASANT HILL
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We went with a group of 8 relatives to the THE DEAD FISH restaurant. I ordered a hamberger - on the plate when it arrived was an 8" bagauette with a long piece of hamberger meat that only filled one side of the bread. It had melted cheese on it but no lettuce, tomato (I had ordered no pickles or... More 

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Daniel G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, Patricia. We're disappointed your time with us was anything less than perfect. We strive to provide top-notch service alongside mouthwatering dishes. It's unfortunate we didn't meet your expectations. We hope you give us another opportunity to demonstrate the high-caliber service and cuisine we're accustomed to sharing with our guests. Have a great day. More 

Sacramento
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The views are fantastic, the wait staff are very hands on and well schooled, the seafood is top of the line and I can't think of a better place to enjoy some dinner. Have to try the mussels, best I've had anywhere and I men anywhere. We make it a tradition to go after our horse races if we win... More 

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Thank Myles M
Daniel G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and rating, Myles! We're thrilled you had such a pleasant experience with us! We strive to provide top-notch cuisine and service for our guests. We're delighted that our team made you feel so welcome. That's what we like to see! We look forward to hosting you again soon and to sharing another wonderful experience! Until then,... More 

Livermore, California, USA
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188 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Service is excellent, as are the views. The food is very good, not a fan of the brunch, other than the pancakes, but everything else is top notch. I would advise making a reservation because the restaurant is normally quite busy.

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Thank Christina F
Daniel G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4-star rating, Christina! We're delighted you had such a pleasant experience with us! We strive to provide mouthwatering dishes and stellar service. We aim to please and your praise for our team lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to sharing an even better experience with you soon! Until then, have a lovely day! More 

San Francisco, California
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Our party of four visited the restaurant on a Friday night. It was quite busy but we were seated for our reservations within a few minutes. The waiter was efficient, friendly, and attentive. We enjoyed the lively atmosphere, however, the food was good, but not good enough to warrant 4 stars. I chose the halibut with the butter encrusted, paprika,... More 

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1 Thank CaAngie
Daniel G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your review. Although we're glad to hear our staff provided you with great service and you enjoyed our lively atmosphere, it's disappointing to hear you aren't completely satisfied with the food you were served. Providing our guests with exceptional cuisine is very important to us. Please know this will be brought to the attention... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
    (Pomona)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crockett
  • Phone Number: +1 510-787-3323
Description
Enjoy spectacular views of the new Carquinez Bridge and serene San Pablo Bay while dining on the lushly planted patio with heated and cooled cabanas and twinkling lights. Unique weekend brunch with specialty cocktails. Specialties include 100% USDA Certified Prime, Prime Rib and whole Dungeness crab. Unique dining rooms for an intimate dinner or a large group. "We may have a funny name but we're dead serious about our food!!"

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?