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Fish Shop Pacific Beach

#120 of 3,868 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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1775 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3351
+1 858-483-4746
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

At all the good reviews this place gets. $52.00 for two 'plates'. Plastic plates, which if it was good, I could overlook. Completely dry fish, no flavor. Worst coleslaw I've ever had, fries stuck together. Only saving grace was the onion rings. Save your money.

Thank rmay
Dallas, Texas
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on the way to SD airport. Great casual spot. Solid variety of fish and local beers. I went with a daily special, which was a mixed seafood stir fry and I was not disappointed. If you are in the pacific beach area I would recommend making a stop in to check out this gem.

Thank Mark C
So-So Cal
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115 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The PB Fish Shop is the bomb. Great fish dishes, served up hot and plentiful, just the way you like it (good selection of fresh fish, your choice of marinade served as tacos, salads, sandwiches or as a plate). Fun, lively environment, cold beer (good selection of San Diego Crafts) and reasonable prices. Be patient. The line can be long,... More 

Thank mvdljca
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156 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only thing better than this fresh fish house is the magnificent San Diego weather. We enjoyed walking on the beach and watching the sun set into the pacific. Perfect day.

Thank Mora1234
Auburn, Washington
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked through the door and the lady jumped over to is and went through the menu since it was our first time. Person behind the counter super helpful as well. Food was great and the bartender gave us our first beer on the house. Would go back again.

Thank brookemorrison
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Our family visited San Diego for a week and ate at the Pacific Beach Fish Shop 3 times. We loved absolutely everything. The "craft your own" fish tacos were the freshest and tastiest we have ever eaten. The Ahi Poke is now one of my favorite meals - ever. And the whole atmosphere of the place is just fun. Don't... More 

Thank ADearlove
Portland, Oregon
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118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

i loved the tropical salsa on top, tacos are the best! all the sauces have such good taste, the chowder was so good too. and i lived in hawaii for years and this is so darn good! what a treat! expect lines as it is popular. the poke was good but not enough for the price.

Thank rosar779
Windsor, California
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We tried a few things, but went back for more Ahi Tuna Tacos. The price point was in our budget and the kids loved the food too. Fun atmosphere. Fresh food, clean, flavorful, simple, filling. I wish I was closer.

Thank BnS L
Indianapolis, Indiana
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

What a fun place. You wait in line to order your tacos with fresh fish, sauces, and other choices. On Thursday they have fresh oysters for $1.00. They are so good!! Everything is so good!!!!!! Very laid back. You wait for a seat and grab it. You can bring your own wine!!!

Thank DeannaMarieBardo
Sacramento, California
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

It is kind of confusing on what to order, but the abundance of workers are happy to assist. I came for grilled shrimp tacos but after talking with the cashier I also tried a Diver Scallop taco and Wow! I have no idea on how they can serve up such yumminess at that price. Move over Oscars, I have a... More 

Thank Hinrichsen J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1775 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3351
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-483-4746

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