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Fish 101

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1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
+1 760-943-6221
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Encinitas, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The shrimp tacos and fish tacos are very good. The food is consistently good but the ambiance leaves something to be desired. It's the loudest restaurant ever. Many families bring their small children, so keep that in mind if you're headed there for a date night.

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Thank Bryan B
Herndon, Virginia
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Of the three restaurants visited, the overall flavor Mahi Mahi taco with fixings was my favorite. So many fish taco options on Coast Highway 101 so you can't go wrong.

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Thank Denise B
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy, full of locals who come often. Stand in line for awhile to order, find a table. The food is fresh and delicious. I especially liked that they cook their french fries in rice bran oil as I am allergic to soy. Helpful, efficient, friendly employees.

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Thank Marina L
Telluride, Colorado
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner and experience at Fish 101 and would return. Fresh fish, friendly counter service, casual and comfortable atmosphere with tables inside and out on patio. Only reason not five stars is because food was not excellent, but it was very good, and we recommend it. Expect a line and possibly difficulty parking.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a chance and scored big! Wasn't sure about going here but was pleasantly surprised. Had a fish platter, side were a little strange by title, but had great presentation and flavor. would rightly recommend

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Thank 24Boomer
California
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here because another restaurant was closed, and were very happy with our choice. It is along Coast Highway, so parking is chancy, but there are a few tables inside, and a few more on a covered porch. When we got there (5:30) there was a line of about 6-7 parties waiting to order. By the time we finished... More 

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Thank markinRB
Atlanta, Georgia
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126 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for fresh seafood and sides!! Easy casual dinner.. Staff was super friendly and helpful. Can't wait to go back definitely a must go kid friendly

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Thank Melkai_123
San Diego, California
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a fast-casual place where you order at the counter and they bring the food to you. FRESH fish and simple-healthy side dish options.

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Montfort-l'Amaury, France
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy not expensive fresh food. Could be a little noisy but always well organized and quick to go in and out

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Sedona, Arizona
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating a family member's birthday, and they wanted FISH. Fish 101 was just a few miles away and had been recommended by a friend. Wow, what a fun place and the food was super! We had a variety of dishes and each one was well prepared and quickly served. The atmosphere is very casual and friendly. Place you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1468 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1443
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-6221

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