Pescados

4.5
322 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
Award winning seafood restaurant with flavors from the Latin-Caribbean islands and coasts.

Specials

Mon-Fri Happy Hour!

$3 Beers, House Wine, House Margaritas, and Rum Punch. 20% off Appetizers.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: December 3, 2018

Ends: December 4, 2117

Availability: Mon-Fri 5:00PM-7:00PM

What 322 People Are Saying
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

It was Ok and good. Food wasn’t exceptional and service was ok but not great.

I would go for an everyday meal, but not for any special occasions.

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BB
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food is always excellent and the service is good. Pescado's is always a good choice!

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LB
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have never had a bad meal there. Food is outstanding and well presented

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R
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. great service. Everyone enjoyed their dinner. Not our first time and won't be our last.

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OT
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic as always!

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AT
Seattle
55 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Good food and service, excellent happy hour deals.

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j
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I always recommend my favorite restaurant in Richmond to everyone!

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MC
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice restaurant and great food. Our waiter was kind enough to explain the meals and give recommendations. Our food came out quickly and was very flavorful. My husband and I had a great experience and will be returning soon!

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LW
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We had not been to Pescados in years and decided to meet friends there on Saturday night. The food and service were great! The decor is so cute and almost festive for a fish restaurant. The only problem was the lighting. Too bright!! Other than that we have a delicious meal and a good time overall. I really recommend the "key lime pie"!

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CW
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Pescados has been one of my favorites for years . The food is always fresh and the service is excellent

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N
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We always enjoy Pescados. .The food is very good. Very consistent.

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DC
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have been there twice, and both times were excellent. We had the Shrimp Tuesday Taco special on this visit and they were delicious!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love it every time I go.

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CM
Richmond
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The food was delicious, especially the tile fish special. I like the convenient Midlothian location.

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JP
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Would like to see more sandwiches on the menu. Waitress was excellent! Meal arrived very quickly and was hot.

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OT
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My friend and I ate lunch here today and it was amazing. The service was great from the moment I walked in. The server suggested a menu item and it was amazing. We had chips and salsa while we waited for our meal and the salsa was very tasty as well. I knew the moment my meal was set in front of me that it would be good, because it smelled good. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal today. We will definitely be returning!

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SS
Washington DC
29 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

They claimed the seafood was fresh, but it didn't taste fresh. Margarita also didn't taste freshly made. Server was attentive, but food/drink was unimpressive.

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OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 4ambience 3

I have eaten at this restaurant many times and it is interesting and good. We had a bad experience this time. The four people at the next table had been in the bar for some time and were practically screaming by the time they sat down. I eat at lots of restaurants so I'm used to loud noise but this was really unbelievable. The waitress seemed to enjoy them and certainly did nothing to quieten them down. I think she was encouraging them in hopes of earning a nice tip. You could tell by looking at the people at the other table that everyone was unhappy. I was surprised that the restaurant did not have someone monitoring the dining room. My wife and I paid about $65 and could not wait to get out of that restaurant. We must eat restaurants three times each week (for many, many years) and this was the loudest experience I can ever remember.

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JS
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I love the relaxed island vibe. The food was great. I've been to Pescados at least a dozen or more times and they are consistently great. You can pick anything on the menu and I guarantee you will enjoy it. I gave 4 stars because I am pretty picky and a strict grader. The appetizers were to die for. I've had the Marisco entree a couple of times and this one, even though it was good, was a little different from the others. It would have been better if it was a little spicier and accented with a little seafood stock just to keep it from tasting too much like a marinara sauce with celery & carrots. Everyone else raved about their dishes. I highly recommend the avocado tart for dessert. It is better than key lime pie.

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CG
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The food was amazing as always! We had a great waiter and he provided prompt and delightful service to my wife and I. Will definitely be back again for another date night!

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BS
Richmond
13 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a lovely dinner, great food as usual! We were a group of 10 and asked at the last minute to add 2 more. You would not accommodate us. I know it was last minute but I feel like you could have fit them in.

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P
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is the best restaurant in Midlothian. Fine dining at a reasonable price. Always great!

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MG
Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Crab cakes were outstanding and the Brussel Sprouts are a must!!

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AS
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

One of my favorite restaurants in VA so far. Great food, beautiful presentation, and very good service.

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M
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We LOVE Pescados. The food is always fresh and consistently delicious. The drinks are well poured. Our waitress was attentive without being obnoxious. We can’t wait to go back again.

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LW
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

really enjoyed our evening out . food was grade A, our server was very good. Bar attendants could be a little more hospitable.

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K
Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it as always. Great spot to gather with friends and enjoy a fanatastic meal.

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G
Richmond
12 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Celebrating valentines day late

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NW
Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Everything was excellent! Food and service were outstanding.

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KD
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

This is one of my husband's favorite restaurants. He always orders the Red Snapper. We come here quite often. It is not one of my favorite restaurants. We have had our adult children here and they have not enjoyed the food. As long as my husband enjoys the Red Snapper, we will keep coming here.

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SJ
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

Oh my gosh, where to start? It’s Valentines Day and my husband and I decided to go out to lunch while the kids are at school. I looked up restaurants in the area and noticed Pescados had pretty good reviews. I made reservations just in case it would be busy. When we arrived, the girl at the front looked annoyed. She never greeted us nor said anything other than hold on. She ran off for a little bit still no greeting, no smile even, just grabbed two menus to take us to the table. When we sat down we waited a long while before a waiter came to the table. It wasn’t busy in the restaurant at all. He brought us chips and salsa and ran off without saying anything. My husband dug in and got a lovely hair in the salsa. So gross! The waiter came back and gave no real greeting just opened by saying, what would you like to drink? No smile too. My husband and I just laughed it off, it was awkward. When we finally got our food you could tell it had been sitting in the back for a while. The beans were crusted over. While joking to each other how it would be our luck that a well reviewed restaurant would end up like this, my husband noticed the water glass I was holding had a huge dirty ring around the inside. Upon further inspection he had a couple dirty spots on his. We asked for the check and got out of there. We’ll never forget this Valentines Day lol. I definitely would not recommend this restaurant! It was a disaster lunch!

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RJ
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Not cheap but food is outstanding. Service was marginal - server not real attentive and service was slow.

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s
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Happy hour specials are outstanding both apps and drinks. House wine leaves much to be desired.

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t
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Service was really slow. We were seated in the corner and was forgotten. Complimentary chips were served after 30 min after being seated. Food was great but overall will not be going back.

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f
Richmond
10 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We lucked out and got a Friday evening reservation just an hour in advance. Had a little wait for our table but that was ok. Had a stiff drink at the bar. Wait staff was great. The Best seafood chowder around and I eat out a lot. It was seasoned perfectly and actually had shrimp and crab meat in it. Also had the beet salad (was able to share) and the shrimp and scallop appetizer. Was very pleased with my meal. My husband felt the whole snapper he ordered was deep fried too hard and was a little dry. Overall, we enjoyed Pescados will recommend it to friends and definitely will return.

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OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal - cozy & we could talk to the other couple without screaming.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my and my wife’s favorite restaurant. We’ve never had a bad meal. It’s not extremely expensive or reasonable. A good meal without drinks will cost a couple $50-$60 without tip. But the taste and quality of the food is well worth the price.

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G
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

Probably wouldn't recommend the food but service was amazing

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RP
Richmond
10 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, superior service!

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CM
Richmond
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Even though there was a problem with our reservation due to overbooking the staff were accommodating and gracious. We waited in the bar area and, when seated, were pleased to enjoy a most delicious meal! Wonderfully fresh and flavorful. We highly recommend this restaurant.

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