Blackfish - Conshohocken

4.7
2838 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Outdoor reservations are accepted and weather dependent.

Blackfish, the flagship BYOB of Chef/owner Charles "Chip" Roman, offers seafood-centered, progressive American cuisine with French influences.

Guests can enjoy a daily changing a la carte menu, as well as tasting menus ranging from five-to-seven courses.

Blackfish opened in 2006 and has since been named “Best Restaurant” in Philadelphia Magazine’s 2011 “50 Best Restaurants” issue, calling Blackfish “flat-out fantastic; sophisticated without being overbearingly avant-garde, pretty and fresh without being precious; the perfect restaurant of the moment.”

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2838 people are saying
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4.7
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Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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davec
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A fantastic dining experience. We will definitely go back and bring friends who will also enjoy the 7 courses of art for the eyes and for the palette. Service was also tremendous.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent service and food

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vipdinearound
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Limited menu, staff was gracious

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vipAndrewG
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food was delicious. And the chef was first class when instead of just warming up two of the fish entrees that were somewhat undercooked, he made two fresh platters. Pricing was a little steep given the small portions, but overall it was a very fine dining experience

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vipKDee
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is about the food. Minimalist decor - clean, simple, and nice, nothing to distract from the delicious and beautifully presented food. The noise level was distracting due to a large party next to us, which did detract from our experience unfortunately. And on a weeknight, the normally delicious bread had a texture that implied it had been reheated (it’s a highlight when it’s fresh). But it’s still my favorite restaurant in the area, and I will go back again and again…but maybe not on a weeknight.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and atmosphere. I really enjoyed everything.

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vipsonnet
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous every time

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vipHershey
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my very favorite restaurants. The good is fabulous every single time!

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RobertM
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Awesome food- best meal we’ve had on the Main Line this year.

A great spot for foodies!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
58 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food as always was exceptional. Service was excellent. Nothing I can say other than we dined at Blackfish last week. We’ve got another reservation for Blackfish next week. And that should tell you everything!

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vipRichard
Philadelphia
106 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dinner was excellent. We’ve been out to eat outdoors post pandemic at several of our favorite restaurants and most have been just mediocre, but Blackfish did a great job.
We sat outside, and Fayette St has some noisy trucks but we were happy to be with friends, great food and a chilled bottle of Chardonnay.

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vipamram
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the seven course fix priced meal and it was outstanding!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was spectacular. We had the fisherman stew and every element was cooked to perfection. The service was also excellent.

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vipStanleyA
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The place is not fancy but the food and service are excellent.

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vipLarryK
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food....
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Brian22
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Our tasting menu dining experience was excellent. Would definitely recommend for a special occasion.

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Max815
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Got the 5 course Tasting Menu. Food is decent, First 2 courses is really good. Main Course and Desert is good still but not as good as the appetizers.

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vipDiningduo
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service at Blackfish was impeccable and the food was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience1

I have been to Blackfish many, many times over the years and was most excited for them to reopen after closing for COVID. Unfortunately, I was very disappointed last evening. The space was so load it was hard to enjoy our meal. With the new seating outside, they had more tables than they could properly serve. It took 20 minutes to get our wine opened and poured and 15 minutes to order and get bread. The food was also simply not up to the standard we have grown accustomed to. We hope this is just the challenges of a restart. We will try again in a few months.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
59 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been a customer and can boast friend since this wonderful restaurant opened. As always, the food and staff not only are NEVER disappointing but continue to be top notch. Chef Chip Roman is innovative and creative and keeps making his clients coming back for more.

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vipRegina
Philadelphia
59 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a phenomenal dinner. The service is impeccable. The entire staff works together like a relay team and the entire staff works together to service all tables. What fine dining should be like. Food is seasonal and very good. I had the vegetable platter and it would convince any person to become a vegetarian. I think with Covid we all forgot what fine dining should be like. Blackfish has it down pat. Veronica was our main waitress and she was the best. We were there for our anniversary and they really made us feel special

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Very good! Only thing I wish is that we got a little bit more food for our $$ but everything was delicious and fresh abs yummy and our server was excellent. Would definitely recommend to everyone!

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mares
Philadelphia
23 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

My husband and I went to Blackfish for an anniversary dinner. We'd been there many times in the past, however, this was first time since the pandemic. While it was good, I was disappointed that they didn't have my favorite entree on the menu which was the Short Ribs. Most of the menu items were for some type of fish. There were only 1 or 2 entrees that weren't fish and the same was true for the appetizers. I ended up getting the mushroom ravioli which was very good, however I didn't go there expecting to get ravioli which I could've gotten at many restaurants. I'm not sure I'll return as the restaurant doesn't have a good selection for people who aren't fish lovers.
I will say that the dessert I got which was creme brûlée was delicious. Also while we did go early, the room got very noisy and the ambiance wasn't the best.

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GWhite
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We particularly enjoy the tasting menus and go often.

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MAP419
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service and atmosphere! Terrific value! Looking forward to a return visit.

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vipJoeB
Birmingham
11 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Blackfish is the favorite restaurant of my wife and I. It was the last place we ate before the pandemic, and the first place we went after being vaccinated. WE LOVE THIS PLACE! Never had a bad experience there. It’s the only restaurant I can say that about!

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StaceyQ
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service!

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vipglof
Philadelphia
56 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Just a fabulous meal! The ravioli appetizer was delicious. My salmon was cooked to perfection and my husbands blackfish was great

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Morganhere
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Bad ordering experience and service.

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AshleyA
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I went for the first time this past Friday night. We reserved a sidewalk table outside. Propane heater worked well to keep us warm on a windy Spring evening in the high 50s. We ordered the five course tasting menu which was delicious. Since Blackfish is BYOB (which we love), my husband and I brought a bottle of white and a bottle of red which gave us options to pair to the tasting menu. Portions were perfectly sized. The staff was friendly and accommodating. We’ll be back.

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vipFoodie81
Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing. Great service, delicious food, being restaurant. Will be back!

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vippete
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience2

My meal was very good. My wife's steak was very tough.

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MaryF
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Would not return

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vipKoKo
Philadelphia
93 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always dependable for good food and service. New menu since last time there. Preferred prior menu.

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vipKathyF
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Lobster Tasting Dinner did not disappoint and was all that we expected and more! Each of the four courses varied from each other. The lobster risotto was my favorite. The biscuit served with the strawberry shortcake was not up to Blackfish standards...very dry...but, the whipped cream was soft and heavenly. The strawberries were lush and sweet. Service is attentive without being intrusive. It's nice to return and be remembered!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the chefs tasting menu. It never disappoints

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vipGlenn
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great meal! Always interesting cooking, and good service.

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vipPeggyL
Philadelphia
56 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and inventive, as always. Staff are friendly and attentive. Felt safe eating indoors as tables are appropriately separated.

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vipgrammy
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Blackfish is consistently excellent. It is our go-to place for dining - for special occasions and every other occasion when we want a great meal.

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vipKarenColeen
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

This is one of my very favorite restaurants and we travel widely (in normal times). This visit the wow factor was just not as present. Perhaps it is COVID but the entrees were lacking the gorgeous flavors we come for and which makes these prices worthwhile. We will go again to see if we returns! Wonderful service, lovely simple elegant ambience,

FAQs

Blackfish - Conshohocken offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (610) 397-0888.

Blackfish - Conshohocken is rated 4.7 stars by 2838 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.