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TAPS Fish House & Brewery - Dos Lagos
TAPS Fish House & Brewery - Dos Lagos

TAPS Fish House & Brewery - Dos Lagos Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tapsfishhouse.com
  • Phone: (951) 277-5800
  • Hours of Operation: Happy Hour: Sunday-Friday 3:00PM-7:00PM & Saturday 12:00PM-5:00PM Lunch: Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday 4:00PM-10:00PM; Saturday 12:00PM-10:00PM; Sunday 3:30PM-9:00PM; Sunday Brunch Extravaganza: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Brewery
  • Executive Chef: John Vega
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Gourmet Express - Let TAPS turn your personal or business function into an affair to remember. gourmetexpress@tapsfishhouse.com
  • Private Party Facilities: Five Private Rooms: Tasting Room - 8 PPL Mezzanine - 20 PPL Terrace - 30 PPL Heritage Room - 70 PPL Lakeside Patio - 100 PPL
  • Private Party Contact: Genevieve Worthington (951) 277-0402
  • Entertainment: Live Entertainment Friday evenings 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Weirick / Temescal Canyon
  • Parking: Valet
A word from TAPS Fish House & Brewery - Dos Lagos
At TAPS, our eclectic, award-winning menu blends together the flavors of France, Asia and New Orleans in a celebration of fresh seafood, U.S. Choice steaks and thick chops. Our decadent desserts prepared on premise by our Executive Chef John Vega are a perfect way to conclude your evening. TAPS offers a 14-seat oyster bar, an incredible lounge, live entertainment, 8 flat screen TVs, four fireplaces, private dining for 8-500 people and a cigar friendly heated patio. Enjoy Brewmaster Victor Novak's award-winning handcrafted European ales and lagers, or enjoy our wine list honored by Wine Spectator. Whether you're joining us for our incredible Sunday Brunch Extravaganza, popular happy hour, or a wonderful lunch or dinner we are sure you will agree that TAPS FISH HOUSE & BREWERY is on the cutting edge of dining.

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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "Good fdod nice restaurant we had a good night.I would recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Tapps is a great restaraunt with good food. sunday brunch is good with a big selection of food. ambieance is nice."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Maybe the key to the brunch is to go early and fight the crowds. We arrived at 12:45, restaurant was half empty, still had to wait 15 mins to be seated, and most of the food was gone, or cold. They did replenish the items but it took a long time and they still weren't very hot. Not very good experience."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Some visits are better than others and it is always better to sit in the dinning room I have learned. This visit it was busy and we had invited someone that did not show, so we just stayed in the lounge/patio area for dinner. We ordered appetizers, but never got bread. The service on the patio is still kinda slow and the servers seemed to be busing tables too. Either way, good food and she was nice and tried hard to keep us happy."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Taps was chosen at the request of the Birthday Girl because she had never been there. Our dining experience could not have been more special! We were seated on the patio and it was just beautiful and the service was fantastic! I can't wait to go again!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "They have a wonderful ambiance, great service and good food. It's a bit pricey for what you get food-wise, but you're paying for everything else. And it's bottomless mimosas..."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "You made a reservation, but the restaurant was closed that day!"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We went to TAPs for a birthday celebration. I am so happy that we decided to try this restaurant. The service was great. The food was delicious. The ambiance was really nice. This will be one of or regular places to celebrate any occasion. I recommend this restaurant. We tried a variety of different dishes from the menu and we loved each one. I also enjoyed watching the chefs prepare their creations."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We love Sunday brunch at Taps! We've been going there for years! You can't beat the price, food and amazing service! And the view of the lake is an added plus!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Clean lines on the inside feeling of the Ambiance of The restaurant & staff . A class act . The food , drinks & desserts Great.. Best place we've been to in So California Can't wait to try friday nights & happy hour"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "My wife and I finally ate here after a few time driving by, etc. We were plesently surprised with the quality of the food and the excellent service. Portions are quite substatial and the food very tasty. We were seated in the outside patio with a nice view of the "lake". There was a large group sitting right behind us. Even with that the noise level was energetic, but not overwhelming. We saw there was a bar with a live band playing, it seemed like a livley scene - but we didn't spend any time in there, so we can not comment."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I went at 5pm on a Wednesday with family. Robin was our server and she was awesome. I ordered the tilapia and it was just as good as it sounded on the menu. For dessert we split the red velvet cake and bananas foster bread pudding. The cake was good but didn't taste like red velvet. The bread pudding was excellent. I can't say enough how great Robin was at anticipating our needs. My only problem was that I recd a drink from the bar and it was a slight lipstick stain on the glass. When informed of this the bartender immediately rectified the situation with a new drink in a clean glass. All other dishes were spotless. I would def come back to the place."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "We came here for fathers day and although the food was great, the wait staff was spread very thinly. We had to get up to get our own bar orders twice and our own salt and pepper. We also had to go to another table to borrow there Tabasco; in all fairness I know he was trying to keep up but he just didn't appear to have adequite help. It was very busy but there wasn't enough help."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "From the moment you walk in the service excels and the ambience draws you into a special mood. The wait staff is friendly yet never too pushy. The calamari and lobster potstickers were great starts. Everyone selected a different option from the fish items and shared no one was disappointed and everything was fresh and not overly sauced. For dessert was tried a variety as well and pleased at the presentation and the service. Though it was Friday night at 8:30 pm and full, we were pleasantly surprised how no other table seemed about though there were many bigger groups occurring. The wait staff made recommendations for our brew drinkers and non brew drinkers taking into account our preferences."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Went on the recommendation of a friend and we were not disappointed. The server Robin was amazing. She helped us with our choices and she was great with our kids ( 2 and 8). The place is a lityle on the high end but the quality of the food, the portions and the service is so worth it you won't mind. We will be going very soon! It was great."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Taps is mine and my husbands favorite restaurant. We both enjoy seafood and this is a great place for it. My only wish is that they would vary the menu as we eat here often enough to have tried everything. Our waiter seemed to be in a bad mood but it was not directed towards us. I think it was just busier than anticipated, and maybe he was a bit frazzled."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "I had heard many great things about the brunch here. I was not disappointed! With such an enormous selection of great food, I was only able to try about a third of the items so I will have to go back soon!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "It was my birthday, and they treated us very well. The food is exceptionally delicious."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "When I RSVP I was asked if I was celebrating a special occasion. I told the lady over the phone it was our anniversary. When we arrived we were seated right away. They took the time to put heart shavings on our table. This was our first time going to taps. I ordered the crab/tilapia and my husnad ordered a steak. The food was very good. My seafood was very fresh and my husbands steak was cooked to perfection! For dessert I had the creme brûlée and it was just delicious. We enjoyed our evening at taps. Service was great. Waitress was very nice and on top of everything. The only downfall was we asked to be transferred to a booth that we saw was empty and were told it was unavailable due to reserv, nobody ever showed and booth stayed empty. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "I would eat there again! The food was great, the oyster bar was awesome, the service was great. I had there signature dish and cant wait to try some of their other selections."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "we had the Rib eye Steak and Sea Bass, both were prepared exactly to our request and literally melted in our mouths. The bonus touch of the perfect sized Creme burlee as a Choclate scripted birthday "surprise" was most appreciated"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Went for brunch and thinking that since we were late for our reservation, we wouldnt be seated right away and had to wait a long time, we were pleasantly surprised that we only waited a couple minutes. Brunch was good."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "High expectations from both word of mouth & 1 prior experience. Sadly we won't return - expensive lunch. Waiter was dripping sweat & not responsive, had to special order basic breakfast food (eggs!!!!) the shrimp looked slimy - what happened to taps???"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Was looking forward to Dinner with my Mom & Daughter. Food was cold. Had to be re-done. Waitress agreed. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Awful food and very slow service! Waited 40 mins for server to return with the check, did not end on a good note. Would not recommend. Go to wood ranch instead, I wish I had. I would've walked out but I felt bad for the server. I blame management for over booking and not having sufficient staff, front or back of house, to accommodate. Will not be going there again."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "It was Mother's day for dinner, they had just flipped the restaurant from the brunch that morning. Last time we went to a restaurant where this happened the service was terrible! So we were pleasantly surprised when taps not only had everything impeccably clean that the customer service was excellent! Being it was a special occasion we could have been rushed out of there but it was exactly the opposite we were there two hours exactly and got to enjoy the entire dinner! "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Always enjoy our dining at Taps. The last visit, the service was very slow due to it being Mother's Day weekend, I believe."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "21st birthday for a young man who loved the experience. We had a fantastic waitress and had excellent food. It was a Monday early evening so it was not too crowded in the bar area where we like to eat and was a very pleasant overall experience. C&H"
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Been here before and was better but Saturday night 5/3 the food was luke warm at best. Told the young manager and he offered free dessert but we were not hungry so we said no thank you. He comped nothing - $140 bill for luke warm food. They were clearly short staffed and I asked the manager and he said that was not the case. Not sure I will ever go back which is unfortunate because I live in the retreat. If the not so young GM wants to call and make it up let me know Jesse.Spungin@gmail.com....."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "I was in town for business and took my clients here for dinner. Started with a trip to the bar where the awesome bartender game me a sample of EVERY beer on tap!!! I then ordered my favorite(s) throughout the night. Next we moved to the dining room and had oysters, calamari, shrimp ceviche, and crab stuffed mushrooms, all of which were excellent. I ordered the surf and turf for dinner and it was excellent. The filet isn't as good as Ruth's, Morton's, etc. but it was still very good. The prices here are a bit steep (even for what you get) but the experience was wonderful! All 5 of us agreed that we'll be back."
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "The food as always was great but took long to get anything we ordered over two hour wait for our food."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I took my mom here since it was recommended , service was great food was , so so I have had much better . I was impressed with the beer ! That was all . My mom ended up cutting her finger on the coffee cup , which the manager come over and gave us a band aide didn't offer to deduct anything from check or even ask for her number to follow up to make sure she was okay ! I would never take anyone here again . "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I first dined at Taps in 2012, for my anniversary. The food, service and ambience was excellent. In the past 1-1/2 years, I've noticed a marked decline in the food. This weekend, my husband ordered the Top Sirloin cooked medium. The steak was dry and was cooked well done. They offered to recook but he declined. I had the Macadamia Crusted Sea Bass. No flavor and was over cooked. The desserts were much better. Creme brûlée and their sorbet were excellent. I rated the ambience low because they had a live band in their bar playing while at the same time the dining area had jazz playing. It was loud and the only time I could hear my dining partner was when the band next door took breaks. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The night was perfect from the time we were seated until we left, and it was especially enjoyable since the place was not overcrowded. My wife and I shared a lobster pot sticker appetizer that was great. I had a delightful rib eye steak that was cooked to perfection, medium rare and the side potatoes and asparagus we also very good. My wife had the Shrimp Christopher entrée that was wonderful. Delectable shrimp placed on a bed of bacon risotto. The dinner ended with a very nice little complimentary crème Brule with "Happy Birthday"written in dark chocolate and an ordered chocolate soufflé with cappuccinos. Super wonderful night!"
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "We dine at Taps every chance we get because of the atmosphere, service, food, and enjoyment. We come here for special occasions, casual dining, and exposing friends to the whole experience. We always have a great time and enjoy the food and service when we dine here."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We have been to Taps a number of times, and it never disappoints us. Our server, Andy, was very friendly and gave us excellent recommendations and service. We will return and will ask for Andy again."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Taps gave us a very good booth as I requested through Open Table. The server, Bryan, was quickly at our table and took our drink order. He had good knowledge of the menu and offered several suggestions. The dinners were well presented and very tasty. We were surprised at the end, by a desert gift that celebrated our Anniversary."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "The food was very good and the waiter very attentive. A great restaurant to meet and visit."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "The restaurants atmosphere was great nice location and beautiful restaurant, they also had good service althought they were a little slow but that wasn't the issue. The major problem I had was the food. It was very blan and not flavorful and when coming to a restaurant all u care about is the quality of food and it was not good. I will not be rushing back to this restaurant."
    Dined on 3/25/2014