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) #9 of 68 Restaurants in Seaside ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Soups, American
789 Trinity Ave, Seaside, CA 93955-4805
+1 831-394-2027
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (30 reviews)
“calamari” (14 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Soups, American
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789 Trinity Ave, Seaside, CA 93955-4805
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Reviews (152)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't let the location or 'basic decor' fool you... excellent dinner; excellent service! Best tasting vegetables EVER!! Give it a try... you won't be disappointed.

Thank Grouch82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being in Monterey, you'd expect they would have fresh fish on the menu. They did not. The food was below average, especially for the price. Not only that, I could smell the bathrooms from where I was sitting. Not good. The only reason I gave...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We've been here several times when visiting Monterey area. Have never been disappointed. Nice hearty seafood menu with a Cajun/Italian bent. Enjoyed our calamari, scallops and oysters. Very friendly and attentive service. We will be back again.

Thank akbear
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Had the squid fish prawn and chips combo with tartar sauce, very good. I have to salt myself of course as usual in US. My wife had the crab burger with green salad. That was equally good and both our plates were empty when we...More

Thank Stefan O
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A Cajun and Italian restaurant. Great Pastas (although sauces a bit rich). A Good selection of mains and desserts at a reasonable price

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Fresh fish, good seafood and a hearty meal for a reasonable price. Bring your own wine as the selection is limited. Prompt service and pleasant wait staff.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

There are 2 Fishwife restaurants on the Monterey Peninsula of CA. Both have same owner, same excellent food. The Seaside location has inside & outside dining. We sat in the sun under an umbrella & truly enjoyed our fried calamari salads. There are many offerings...More

Thank Flowerful
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Fishwife is consistently delicious and very reasonably priced. It is a small, quaint restaurant with professional and friendly service. The chef has expertise in wonderful sauces and coastal caribbean/mexican cuisine. We frequent Fishwife and especially enjoy the calamari steak abalone style and the baramundi, always...More

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants on the peninsula....in Seaside...sanddabs..my favorite pasta..fresh crab fettuccine..etc....desserts..friendly servers...

Thank Patt C
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here since I was a kid. Their calamari is delicious. They even have good gumbo. I haven't had a bad meal here ever. the staff is very friendly and best of all the food is great.

Thank FromMonterey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 789 Trinity Ave, Seaside, CA 93955-4805
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: +1 831-394-2027
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