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Blackfish - Conshohocken

4.6
2328 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for a Date
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.”
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary American, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Sunday: CLOSED
Monday: CLOSED
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30PM - 10:00PM
Friday: 5:30 - 11:00PM
Saturday: 5:00PM - 11:00PM
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Phone number
(610) 397-0888
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Charles J. Roman Jr.
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Catering
Charles Roman Catering. (Off site Catering) Please check our website: www.charlesromancatering.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
1st Avenue
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Parking details
Public parking lot located at the corner of 1st Avenue and Fayette St.
Street parking is available everywhere in Conshohocken
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Special events & promotions
Blackfish features a chef tasting every Tuesday & Wednesday evening. Each week, a seasonal ingredient is highlighted, offering 4 courses for $49.00 per person.

Please visit blackfishrestaurant.com/events for the upcoming menus, or call 610-397-0888 for more information.
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Banquet, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 2328 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
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food
4.7
service
4.3
ambience
4.3
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Great food! Everything was fresh and delicious!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

It was the best dinner my friends and I had in a long time either at Black fish or anywhere else

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OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

My wife and I go there often...but not often enough! This is the place we judge all others by. We have NEVER been disappointed with the food, service, or the ambiance. We love this restaurant!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Food and service both perfect :)!

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H7417 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

food was delicious and presentation just as superb
the parsnip soup was heavenly

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OlutayoI 
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Enjoyed ambience, food and service on a special evening. My wife and I had a lovely evening. Highly recommended. Our host Veronica was very knowledgable and was very proud to be part of the team and was did a great job looking after us. Decor and ambience aimple not distracting tI the initmacy. Service well paced.

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LoveFood (Philadelphia)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Very disappointed!!!!!!

When i found this place, i was very excited based on reviews, menu options and pictures.
First surprise was when credit card was required and reservation cancellation would be $50. I assumes it’s a very popular place and Valentine’s Day, so no big deal.

They called to confirm reservation 24 hours in advance (too late to cancel without losing $50) and informed me that because it’s valentines, they serving fixed menu 4 course dinner at $95 per person. That’s a steep price for restaurant rated as $. Too late to back out now. They also i qui about dietary restrictions, which i thou was a good sign. I inform them that we don’t want any onions of garlic in our dishes and response was no problem.

Besides everything i already mentioned....

1. Host seemed moody when we arrived. Waitress wasn’t very friendly either.
2. No effort made for the occasion (they could have put a single rose on each table at the very least)
3. They started serving people who arrived after us.
4. They put vine next to my date and haven’t offered to pour it once during the night.
5. Onions and garlic were in almost every dish, when mentioned it to waitress she said: “nobody told me”. Not even sorry.
6. Waitress coughing into her hand and continues to serve tables.
7. Food was mediocre at best and tasted as if it was just defrosted. At $95 per person I was expecting something much better. Total ripoff!!!!!

We’re never going back.

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vipCrustyCurmudgeon (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Blackfish was my wife's choice for our Valentine dinner, and it was a very wise one! The set, prix fixe 4 course menu was spectacular, the presentation beautiful, the service superb and the evening delightful. Of course, this is always the case here! Recounting the menu will only make you feel bad, because these were special courses for the holiday and you missed it :) But rest assured that the regular menu is every bit as wonderful (we've had everything on it). We've been to several special Blackfish dinners, each special and each well worth attending. Go and enjoy!!

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joshuab (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Went for Valentine’s Day. Although I was seated 40 minutes after my reservation it was worth the wait. The food, especially the chicken, was phenomenal! Highly recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We really enjoyed our evening at Blackfish. The food and service was fantastic. Definitely fit for foodies as we savored every bite.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

When my date and I arrived at Blackfish, I was a bit surprised how crowded it was, meaning so many tables crowded into such a tight space! But it was Saturday night and thankfully they led us to a table in the smaller of the two small dining areas where it was a tiny bit less crowded and loud. Given the amazing service and stellar food we quickly tuned out our boisterous neighbors and had a lovely evening. The waiter, Steven, was attentive without being intrusive and helpful when choosing from the perfectly sized menu (several choices but not too many). Since it's a BYO the high entree prices are more tolerable but still a bit ambitious given the neighborhood and the amount of food on the plate. However, all is forgiven when you taste the bright flavors and creative combinations of the seasonal menu. We will definitely return -- maybe for one of their themed midweek tasting menus!

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CatherineM (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I thought we would love this restaurant because it had such great reviews but it fell short in most areas.
The good: beautiful ambience, great bread, and dessert was excellent
The bad: request for no cream sauce was ignored and we had cream sauce on 2 out of 4 dishes and no one stopped back to ask so we gave up and ate them, service was over 3 hours, which is long even for a tasting menu, and all the thing she served from the tasting menu were offered a la carte anyway, which was pretty disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Excellent food service and ambience. Food was a treat.

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Stephanie (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Absolutely phenomenal! The 5 course tasting menu was not only delicious but it was a tremendous value. We will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was creative and delicious. Service ambitious. A wonderful evening out with friends.

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hamsandwich (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

We had a huge, loud party seated next to us that must have already been drunk, despite it being 5:30. The crowd was old and the atmosphere a bit uptight. Service was excellent, and the food was above average.

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vipSherryK (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Dinner was as usual exceptional! The roasted chestnut soup was delicious. Fish was prepared perfectly!

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vipFrequentDiner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We have dined at Blackfish three times and have never been disappointed. The menu is undewhelming and the choices good. The octupus and the skate wing were wonderful!

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vipJSHLF (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Wonderful food! Great atmosphere and terrific service! We had the 7 course tasting menu... everything was wonderful! We found it to be a lot of food, so if you're not that hungry go with the 5 course or order a la carte. We have been here several times and always love it. We will definitely be back!

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vipgrammy (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

The food is consistently outstanding: interesting, delicious, varied. My favorite for special occasions and any day the mood strikes. Their BYOB policy suits our preference

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