King's Fish House - Laguna Hills

4.5
2589 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
We’ve been in restaurants a long time – three generations, to be precise – and we love seafood. With seafood there’s so much to be passionate about – the freshness, the flavor, the variety, and the surprise.

To create the ultimate seafood experience, we traveled down the highways and byways. We pulled up a seat, put on bibs, and soaked up the seafood experience: The no-name dishes with unforgettable flavor, the fresh-caught oysters and clams piled high, the hand-lettered specials on ancient chalkboards, and the savory simmer of every combination of spices imaginable.

The pleasure of preparing and sharing seafood was simple and genuine, and it brought out the best in everyone. Often, we felt as if we’d been welcomed into somebody’s home.

That’s what King’s Fish House is all about — and we’ve tried to bring all of these ideas together into one single, spectacular place, filled with camaraderie and celebration, and the things we love best. Welcome to the House that Seafood Built!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2589 people are saying
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Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Not happy over menu change....took off some fish I liked and always ordered. May look for another restaurant that serves "Blackened Catfish".

MB
MicheleB
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

First time we went, it was bad. I'm glad we tried it again, food, service, everything was great. We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitress was amazing!

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vipJmack
Orange County
31 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

We always have great service and food but this time it took awhile for our drinks and food to arrive and our main entrees came before our salad, which we ended up canceling.

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trojan1955
Los Angeles
22 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service.

MC
MariaC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, moderate price's , super nice service and great ambiance.

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Gary
Orange County
26 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is some of the best in OC!

JF
vipJFred
Los Angeles
50 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Enjoyed cedar plank wild salmon and everything else. Our server, Matt, was attentive and met all of our needs.

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Bennington
Los Angeles
33 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Food was good as usual, but the service was a little unpleasant. Server was in a hurry for us to order, but then kind of forgot us. Never refilled our water glasses. Two of us ordered soup and salad, and the other two ordered entrees. Instead of bringing everything at once, they brought the two soups, but our friends didn't want to eat while we didn't have anything, so they waited and let their soup get cold. Server should have asked if we wanted everything at once, or in two courses.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

I've always enjoyed a meal at King's Fish House. The staff is friendly and attentive.

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SandraS
Orange County
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We eat there often and always enjoy the food, service and ambiance.

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sheryln
Palm Springs
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We love their food, service is sometimes slow, miss happy hour pricing, but overall we like it there and continue to go back. Favorite appetizer is the blackened shrimp taquitos, they're not what you'd expect!!

KB
KimB
San Diego
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time. It was spacious, the food was amazing, and the service was great! They helped us celebrate a Birthday too.

RD
vipRDRR
Orange County
43 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are regular visitors. This time the manager went an extra level to position us so we could watch both Monday Night Football and the Dodger playoff game. On top of that the server was off the charts good. One of our best events ever. We really appreciate the extra effort.

RF
RobertjF
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bday celebration

CP
ChristineP
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service... as always! A great place to celebrate our anniversary!

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vipLinda
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great quality food, great service.... always a pleasure to dine at Kings!

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VictoriaC
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love Kings, you get quality food and service.

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Lulu
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Jean was fantastic! Thank you!

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Ellen
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I dined at Kings Fish House in Laguna Hills on a Saturday evening to celebrate our anniversary. This was our first time going to this restaurant, and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious, the portions were ample, and our server was attentive. We especially liked the crab cakes (appetizer), sand dabs (entrée), and brussels sprouts (side dish). We had requested to be seated outside, and our request was honored. The restaurant actually has a large patio area for outdoor dining. Last, but not least, the prices are reasonable for seafood. We highly recommend Kings Fish House.

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vipSunny
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy going to King's. The food is outstanding with many choices. The service is always friending and informative. Thank you, King's.

JS
JoyceS
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

FANTASTIC, had a lovely time. We will return. Waitress was very friendly and attentive, answering questions we asked. Thank you!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Cancun
2 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and service as usual. This is a very consistent restaurant I always know what to expect.

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vipRanger
Las Vegas
38 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another outstanding dining experience at Kings Fish House Laguna Hills! The Chopino was excellent! We also shared Oysters and crab legs. Our waiter was efficient and informative. Already looking forward to our next visit!

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Darrel
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

It's generally a nice place. But, our last experience left something to be desired. Had to wait too long despite a reservation. Server was busy, but also inattentive. It was loud, overly cool, and there were gnats even though we were inside. My wife's salmon was under cooked and that's usually it for a pleasant evening. We've been there several times and we will return. But, not for a while.

JF
JohnF
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Server was new but terrific. Only complaint was the hostess sat us near two large groups when there were more quiet locations available. Food and service made up for it.

JV
JeanV
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and waiter in was great. Were seated at our reservation time.

LL
LarryL
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The food was good however my wifes salad was not correct . She wanted no blue cheese crumbles but have them replaced with goat cheese crumbles like another salad had. There was dressing on the salad and they gave her a creamy goat chees dressing of some kind on the side . When she told the waitress she wanted goat cheese crumbles they said that was all they had . Really it was listed on a different salad . Over all the food and service was very good.

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viptravelers
Orange County
36 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistent quality food & service. Attractive room, nice bar area.

PA
PAF2
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Although we had reserved the side outdoor seating area for our anniversary dinner and our reservation was confirmed, we were told there was no availability. We didn't want to sit in the hard chairs at a table, where the greeter was going to then seat us, so I repeated our original request, and the entrance greeter went to physically check the seating. She informed us there was an available booth and we were then seated. Our server, Joshua was attentive to our both our cocktail and meal requests. Our entree meals of Parmesan Crusted Sand Dabs with a lemon butter sauce and capers and the Macadamia Crusted Halibut with orange sauce were done to perfection. My husband indicated his bowl of clam chowder was simply delicious, as well. Their sourdough bread absolutely is the best...compares to what I purchased in my younger days in San Francisco. Great food & service for our anniversary dinner. Thanks!

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Homeslice
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great spot for lunch in the area always good service and food

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AlanA
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The fish and sides were excellent. I had certain requests related to the fish and the requests were fulfilled. The service was very good.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an enjoyable dining experience whether it be for lunch or dinner. The food is always fresh and fantastic! Hands-down the best clam chowder and sourdough bread on the West Coast! Always our go to restaurant for good food in a very comfortable environment

MR
MarkR
Orange County
16 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My birthday. We’ve had a server named Matt before and he’s great. My wife ordered the catfish and we failed to note how to prepare it and they graciously replaced it, no charge, which we were prepared to pay for the change but Matt insisted no charge. I also got a nice piece of chocolate cake for my birthday at no charge. Love this place and why wouldn’t we be back. Thx, Kings fish house…

JL
JayL
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was wonderful as was the service! Our server, Johnny, was outstanding and really made the experience very memorable.

DH
DavidH
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Friendly waitress but she seemed to be handling too many tables. Great food as always. It got to be just a little to loud even though we were outside.

HR
HobbyR
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress for the evening was Christen, what a breathe of fresh air and wonderful personality and service, could not have asked for a better night with friends

CT
CarlosT
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The service was great! Drew/James was really attentive. The food was delicious as well, but I did not receive my lobster tail with my New York steak. That is the only reason I couldn’t give 5 stars. Other than that, our experience at King’s Fish House amazing. Thank you.

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vipIrvinetraveler2
New England
9 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Excellent service. I do not recommend the lobster roll sandwich. If you are used to New England lobster rolls, this is not even close. Toated bread completely diminished the taste of the lobster.

We ate outside and the noise level was much lower that inside. It was pleasant and I do recommend outside seating.

Others in my party enjoyed and liked the various fish dishes.....

EA
EmilyA
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My fiancé and I had a great time. Our food and service were excellent and we definitely plan on going back!

FAQs

King's Fish House - Laguna Hills offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (949) 586-1515.

King's Fish House - Laguna Hills is rated 4.5 stars by 2589 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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