King's Fish House - Orange

4.5
900 reviews
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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!
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Orange County
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food!

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OT
Los Angeles
710 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent meal. Liked the halibut and the crab cakes. Interesting specialty drink menu.

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LK
San Francisco
33 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We went to King's Fish House for Father's Day and sat outside for a lovely and very comfortable meal. The recommendations were dead-on: the Avocado/Crab Toast was the perfect appetizer to share and the bread was delicious as always. My dad had the N'awlins BBq shrimp and enjoyed it thoroughly. Messy but delicious! We had the Shrimp/Crab Louie Salad and were amazed how delicious and BIG it was!

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d
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite as usual. This restaurant will not disappoint ever!! I am always full and happy when I leave.

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It was our first time there and the wait staff was very friendly and accommodating. We will definitely come back to explore more of the menu.

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Orange County
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 4

I had the kings shrimp,fish, and scallops. My wife had the shrimp plate.unfortunately both were over cooked. Dark brown coating and dried out,except the fish batter was ok, no flavor. My French fries was under cooked and soggy, again no flavor.we expected better for a $90 meal.tho the wine and bread was good.we will not be going back

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CM
Orange County
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The N’Awlins Shrimp was delicious and Sautéed Kale side fish was very good. The key lime pie was one of the best I’ve ever eaten. Our server, Hannah was excellent! We will ask to be seated in her section again.

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EG
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service was great. I think it’s kinda pricey though. They should reconsider their pricing, there’s no meals under $16.

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KC
Orange County
18 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great food! Good service and love the martinis!

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CS
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service,great menu items,nice Atmosphere with great lighting,over all awesome experience..my data was very impressed with the choices.i was able to make Reservations online and that was nice also..will be going back soon considering I’m dating

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RJ
Orange County
22 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have not been there for quite some time and the ambiance was absolutely wonderful. Our server was great and the food was top-notch. All in all it was a wonderful evening. Considering we went during busy dinner time and an Angel game was going on our server was right on top of things and everything was just flowing perfectly.

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GL
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Arrived a few minutes early. Was surprised “greeters” made us wait for several minutes. There were as many as 8 employees standing in check in area while we waited and waited. Also there were probably 50% open seating areas. Our server made up for the unfriendliness of the several hostesses.

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HJ
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

There's something for everyone, even people eh don't like seafood (me).

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LA
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Restaurant staff was polite, and seemed well
Diverse with there work duties.
The only disappointment of the evening was
a warm (going on ) cold Baked Potato.

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DO
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

King's fish House does a wonderful job in creating an ambience for enjoying the evening for a great dinner. I have the king crab legs and my wife had the fresh shrimp. one of the unique aspects has the ability to order a 1/2 bottle of wine. This works perfect for the two of us.

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PJ
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was excellent. Tataki appetizer was outstanding, and everyone enjoyed their entrees. Fish cooked perfectly. Very nice evening.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Service was very attentive... food was good minus the Mac and cheese being a little bland. Would recommend

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Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Excellent!

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C
Orange County
14 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Graduation

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Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 5

Waiter was rude and argued with us about what we ordered when it was HIS fault

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yummy food & good service as always!

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OT
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Selection of Fresh Seafood. Attentive Service in a nice setting

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Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic service!!! Thank you for a great dining experience, food, and atmosphere...

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c
Orange County
16 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is always great here. I got the fried fish combo with shrimp, scallops, and cod. My husband got the halibut that was delicious. My brother got the N'alings spicy shrimp. Everyone was happy and content. The food is consistently yummy here.

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D
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and experience

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E
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 4

Came back for a second visit with a gift card because the last time I was here the food was horrible and I complained, and yet again the food was horrible. The service was also very slow yet I felt like the server was rushing us. Our appetizer salads took about 20 minutes to come out and then the server brought the dessert menu when I was only halfway through my entree. Very strange. Won’t come back again, even with another gift card

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RB
Amarillo
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food! Really nice cocktails. Our server, Katie, was awesome!

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R
Orange County
19 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Always good to eat here...been enjoying this place 13 times and counting!

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service. Was a little bit early for our reservation and the hostess showed us to our table within 5 minutes. Such a great experience from entering to leaving.

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AA
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Had a reservation for 6:30, noticed outdoor seating was not as loud as indoor seating, so we requested to be seated outside. We were seated within 5 min of arrival at 5:45. Great food. Recommend the spicy tuna with crispy rice as an appetizer. Good fist experience at Kings. Side portions were a little small. Will definitely be back.

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J
San Diego
26 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best clam chowder and shrimp cocktail ever. Huge shrimp.

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DI
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My date and I both had the fish and chips. We both found the dish to be excellent! Our server was very helpful in checking in on us often. The corner booth was a perfect spot for us. We will come back!

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JS
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My birthday. I had dinner with 6 of my best friends. Service was impeccable up to and including separate checks...thank you Kings. The noise level was a little problematic but it was a busy night. We just added to it by talking louder. And, the food was delicious. I had Oysters Rockefeller and clam chowder. Exceptional. Surprisingly, this was my first time. It will not be my last.

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OT
2 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food was good, but needed more flavour. A little bland. The baked kale side dish was soggy and lacked any spice.

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NG
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Graduation

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C
Portland
16 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We had an early lunch reservation for four guests at 11:30 AM. Food and service were adequate but, we had to ask for our server a couple of times.

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JM
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Pam is the best server. We enjoyed every aspect of our meal. Good job KFHO.

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DW
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

One of my "goto" places, great place to eat and get a cocktail. Since the remodel that opened the place up, which looks great by the way, it can get a bit noisy.

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Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 3

Using Open Table is the only way we go to Kings anymore because the wait is ridiculous and we don’t like dealing with the host station because they always have 5 people standing around yet not helping. I got the steak and lobster $, after biting into the lobster I had to send it back because it was drastically undercooked, then I had to send it back a second time (same piece I was eating) and it still wasnt good. The steak was purple in the middle but was hard and chewy and just tasted like a cheap piece of defrosted supermarket meat. I would’ve sent it back but by that time my 5 year old was done and we couldn’t wait any longer for anything else. I got home and was sick all night. Not going back for a while.

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DP
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another great meal at Kings. We had a crowd of seven for dinner and everyone liked something different. Nobody left disappointed!

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