About The Fish Market

Serving the freshest and finest seafood in San Diego. Our harbor side restaurant located on San Diego bay offers multiple dining venues and amazing views. We have outside patio dining, outside cocktail area, enclosed patio dining and banquet facilities. We also have an Oyster Bar, full service bar and a Sushi Bar. We even have a retail market for fresh fish and all of our menu items are available for take out. We print our menus twice daily so that we may offer only the best. Mesquite grilled seafood, pastas, salads, specialties, clams & oysters, crab cakes, sushi and much more. You must try our famous Dungeness Crab Cioppino and signature Smoked Fish Sampler. Start your meal off with our exceptional sourdough bread and plan to finish your meal with a slice of house made key lime pie, creme brulee, or chocolate indulgence. Whether its a family celebration, special occasion, or a social gathering, let us make your dining experience a memorable one!

750 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Sushi, Fish

Hours of Operation:
Lunch daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner Sunday through Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
Dinner Friday and Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Broadway/Pacific Highway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(619) 232-3474

Website:
http://www.thefishmarket.com/

Entertainment:
No live music, however, our Sushi Chefs and Oyster Bar Cooks provide exciting live action as they masterfully prepare exquisite seafood right before your eyes.

Catering:
The Fish Market would love to host your corporate or social function. We showcase menus with fresh fish and alternative options on site and can build smoked fish, sushi, prawn cocktail platters & more to take off-site.

Parking Details:
The lot directly in front of our restaurant is metered & monitored by the Port of San Diego seven days a week from 10am-8pm. The meters accept quarters and Credit Cards. It is $5.75 for the three hour maximum. We offer valet service that is $10 for our guests and available seven days a week from 11am until closing. Should either of these options be unavailable there are two additional public lots located on Pacific Coast Highway and W. Broadway.

Public Transit:
We are two blocks from the Santa Fe Depot station.

Executive Chef:
Tony Alvarez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We offer special menu items for many national holiday's as well as local beer and winemakers events at various times throughout the year.

The Fish Market Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (58)
Scenic View (47)
Special Occasion (35)
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Casual (34)
Great for Outdoor Dining (27)
Good for Anniversaries (22)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Worth the Drive (21)
Good for a Date (19)
Great for Lunch (19)
Local Ingredients (17)
Authentic (16)
Healthy (15)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Fun (13)
Romantic (12)
Good for Groups (11)
People Watching (10)
Kid-friendly (9)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Business Meals (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Seasonal (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Cozy (2)
Great Beer (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Tapas (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
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 (San Diego)·Dined 4 days ago

Great view great food and great service as always

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Casual, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Diego)·Dined 5 days ago

VALET your car here for $10 instead of paying the meters at $3.75 an hour!!!!
Ask for a patio table for best view experience here. Servers are all 5-star. Food and cocktails 3-4 stars. Expect to pay $40+ per person. Dined 12/10/17

Tags: Scenic View
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 (San Diego)·Dined 5 days ago

Rude service on the phone and in person. Will not be coming back for the mediocre food.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Great views, menu, and service. We loved our lunch. We'd return!

Tags: Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Its a fun place and the chopped prawn salad is a favorite. Disappointing that the "add-ons" add so much to the cost of the bill, especially when asked, "Would you like to have...?" and there is no indication you're gonna pay for that!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Bad service.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Great bay location with impeccable view. Excellent choices on menu. Price is fair for portion size, but seafood is not to be missed.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 4, 2017

We love the Fish Market in Seaport Village as well as Del Mar. It never disappoints, the food is fabulous and the service is always on point!

Tags: Great Beer, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 2, 2017

I was disappointed that Dungeness crab was unavailable even though it was on the menu. I had the monkfish instead, and it was good. Our server Judy was excellent.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Ordered Fish and Chips - Fish was fried, not battered. Pretty tasteless and dry. Not what I expected. My wife had calamari steak, huge portion, cooked the same way.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We had a fun, delightful waiter but the food did not meet our expectations (for all four of us). My fish (Opah) was overcooked and dry and the vegetables were not hot. At best the food was mediocre. However the bread was wonderful. The restaurant is in a wonderful location but I'll leave it to the tourists. There are better seafood restaurants in town.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Great food and service

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Excellent food and service. Best to make a reservation. Did not have to wait but if you don't make a reservation you will have a long wait. View is awesome.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Waterfront, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Fun, Casual, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Great for Brunch
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Was very pleased and excited to have such a good dinner at a reasonable price. Had wonderful fish dinner and everyone was happy with their dinner. Service very good....refreshing when you have a good waitress who appears to enjoy her job. Definitely will recommend and return on our next visit to San Diego.

Tags: Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Love the easy online way of making reservations. Food and service was excellent, as always. We were celebrating a birthday and the serving of cake for our birthday guy was appreciated to end our dinner in a fitting way to celebrate. We enjoyed the inside window table seating with the beautiful view. Only problem was trying to find parking without paying valet. We often enjoy meeting with a group of our family at your restaurant on some special occasions, but more often than not the parking is a real problem and with several cars the valet can become pricey.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Paleo Friendly, Organic, Waterfront, Authentic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

We were quickly seated as we’d used Open Table for reservations. We were seated in a lovely corner on the water as requested. We will definitely return:)

Tags: Waterfront, Romantic
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

Perfect experience! Delicious food!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Our server was great...food was generally good and atmosphere was loud, but I didn't mind it as I wasn't expecting an intimate dinner anyway. Would visit again to try other stuff.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

The food took longer than expected

I dont like to be reminded that the sugested tip is 18%

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Inside smells bad, and it took a long time to serve the orders

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 15, 2017

$30.00 entrees and small portions. I would have expected more for the money. The view is outstanding and the service is good though.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Wonderful dinner - couldn't ask for more in terms of service and food!!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Waterfront, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

We sat in the enclosed dock area. The waterfront ambience was great. The food was fair to good. We ordered calamari for an app. It was rubbery. Dungeness crab Louie was very good as was the fish taco.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I loved the fresh local swordfish and my wife thought the salmon was excellent. Crabcakes were terrific. service was excellent. We were there early because we missed lunch and had a very nice seat by the window. Reservations are recommended. They were already backed up with a 20+ minute wait at 4:30 on a Saturday afternoon.

Tags: Bar Seating, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The hostess was super rude and forgot about us but overall it was okay

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

We had friends from out of town visiting and they wanted seafood, so we chose the Fish Market since it was on the water. It's a nice place and the service was very good but the food was mediocre. My hubby and I split the trout and chose double veggies. The veggies were OK but the trout was a bit bland and it was not a substantial piece of fish. Poor value for the price in my opinion. One of our friends ordered the lobster tail and wasn't impressed with that either because it was overcooked and "rubbery". Since we were connecting with long distance friends we stayed to catch up. One of the servers eventually came over and, apologizing profusely, said that they had a reservation for our table and offered to buy us all a drink if we would be willing to move to the bar. We did move and found a nice little table next to a fireplace. We enjoyed our drinks on the house and nobody bothered us the rest of the evening. I thought it was a classy move to give us free drinks for having to move. That's great customer service.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Service was very good, food was very good, parking was an adventure. Everything about the restaurant was great once we found a place to park.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Tea, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 30, 2017

The crab cakes and sea bass were excellent. The scallops were lukewarm and too soft on the top/bottom. Could have been fried better. The waiter was amazing. The margaritas were excellent

Tags: Local Ingredients, Waterfront
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 26, 2017

While visiting San Diego last week on a cruise 🚢 I decided I wanted Fish in a nice environment that was walking distance from the ship 🚢 so we chose The Fish Restaurant located across from the Midway The restaurant sits over the water so offers nice views of San Diego Bay and Coranado The service was slow and our fish was dry My halibut was almost enateable and the coleslaw tasted like Vinegar After paying $100 for this meal with no alcoholic drinks 🍹 I went back to the ship 🚢 and had the best pizza 🍕 at sea

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Truly enjoyed sitting on the porch at sunset. The service was quite good and the fish delicious.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Seasonal, Authentic, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great food, good service. A little mixup in our reservation but we had a window table. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone.

Tags: Fun, Scenic View
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

Great view great food and people! We couldnt be any happier!!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Cozy, Kid-friendly, Waterfront, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Wonderful service and you can't beat the view. We sat on the patio and watched the boats go by and the sun set. The food for amazing!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Healthy, Waterfront, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Great place! Not too casual, not too upmarket. Excellent food.

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·Dined on October 11, 2017

We had a party of 12 for lunch after visiting the USS Midway. Food was OK. Service very good. Caesar Salad was VERY disappointing. Nothing more than just some lettuce with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese and tasteless croutons. Also the Boston Clam Chowder was too thick and had maybe pieces of one clam. All sauce and potatoes.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Haven't been here in 10 years and it didn't disappoint us. Great food.....can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 8, 2017

This restaurant has a great waterfront view. But the food was not enjoyable. Would not go back.

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Not a fan of this place - I was surprised the reviews are as high as they are, although granted I went there for lunch so maybe the chefs working at that time are not the A team. Both of my dishes (scallops and swordfish) were undercooked. I hate doing it, but I had to send both back because I was afraid I would get sick. The sauce on the scallops was cold when it came out the first time, although the flavor was nice. The swordfish (when it was cooked) didn't taste super fresh, but was alright - it almost seemed like it was previously frozen due to the taste and texture. The lettuce in my wedge salad was wet. The roasted potatoes were baked, but did not have any roasted flavor. Thervice was ok, but not outstanding. Disappointed overall, and definitely not worth the over $50 I paid for the food.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Birthday dinner!!! Everything was delicious and would definitely go back!!! Anything and everything as far as seafood choices go!!!

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

There were no vegetarian options. I had them make me a plate with two of the veggie sides, but they were drenched in butter or oil and tasted like fish. Oh well. The vodka was good.

Tags: Bar Seating, Waterfront
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