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King's Fish House

5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
+1 760-431-3474
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (54 reviews)
“sand dabs” (13 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to King's on a Sunday afternoon for lunch. We were looking for a good seafood experience. My husband ordered a half dozen oysters and yellow fin tuna and said they were very good. Other orders were blackened catfish and a white fish. These were...More

Thank Sandy A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What was once the king of fish houses in Carlsbad has become the jester. Quality, service and atmosphere have plummeted in the past months. Others seem to have noticed as well; during our last visit (a Thursday night) King's was half-filled. Sad.

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Across street from Outlet Mall. Great seafood. Fresh. Great Oysters, Fish Steaks, etc. Great sourdough bread with butter. Good choice if you want a variety of seafood.

Thank cmperdue
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

been going there for years just a 5 min car ride or a 20 min walk to get here so I love that it so close. I would drive much farther. the place has never failed to impress my family or friends time after time.if...More

Thank Joe N
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We wanted fish and something on the light side. King's Fish House is near P.F. Chang's and we have dined at P.F. Chang's frequently, so King's it was. It has a brew pub feel. Also, that Thursday it had a fish smell when we walked...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I love this place. I go and sit at the bar and order Alaskan King Crab legs and my boyfriend orders their oysters. The food here is so delicious and the service is awesome! I highly recommend this place!

Thank Tonia H
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The food was great! Fresh seafood and good service. Nice variety and cute place. We will be back for great food and drinks.

1  Thank Jody O
Reviewed 3 February 2018

was warmly greeted, had a lovely conversation with the hostess. food was tasty, had the wahoo. they do a good job with veggies. service, not so great. Alex was my server, she was friendly but absent. I ordered hot tea, she brought me the wrong...More

1  Thank cindy l
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I recently visited King's Fish House. I hadn't been there in a while and didn't know if the quality of the food was still the same. I'm please to report it is still a very fine dining experience. They have added outdoor dining area that...More

Thank bittenbytravelBUG16
Reviewed 26 January 2018

located in a plaza with plenty of parking. Good for all ages and all functions.Well lit, you can read the menu without a magnifying glass! You are NOT sitting on top of each other. The fish was very good and there are many options to...More

Thank 1004Charlie
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Questions & Answers
26 January 2018|
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Response from NickiG555 | Reviewed this property |
The fresh fish changes daily. Call the restaurant.
Nina D
22 November 2015|
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Response from Doc_Dern | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I'd call to answer any questions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5625 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-431-3474
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