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Pelly's Fish Market & Cafe

7110 Avenida Encinas Ste 101, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4658
+1 760-431-8454
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh fish” (46 reviews)
“chowder” (29 reviews)
“rice” (22 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7110 Avenida Encinas Ste 101, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4658
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here and it was fresh, delicious and did not break the bank! Portions are great, thoroughly enjoyed it and will be back!

Thank NonnaCookie
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This was a recommendation from an article my husband read about Tony Hawk, who loves this place. It is just a small hole in the wall but has a lot of customers. You can get some fresh fish to take home from their counter or...More

Thank LMK101
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Finally got back to Pelly's after about 4 years. I am happy to say that it is still one of the best places for fish that I've ever been. My wife had a fish taco. She said it was decent but paled in comparison to...More

Thank TheRealAwaxy
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We didn't realize this was a restaurant the first time we walked by, but I'm glad we went back the second day. The food was very good.

Thank paigepants
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went here for lunch and were not disappointed. I can certainly see why it gets such good reviews. It is in a plaza and has inside and outside seating. Not fancy, but the food was top notch. We both had the sea bass dinner...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We have eaten here many times. You can't go wrong on any of the food choices,we have had the fish, lobster and shrimp tacos, we have also had the grilled fish cod, red snapper, scallops. Everything tastes wonderful. Definitely worth the trip. Prices are reasonable.

Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great seafood market and restaurant... I had the Ahi tuna with teriyaki and cajun rub and it was sooo gooood.... We sat outside and we had a great meal in a great setting...

Thank rob1764
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This isn't the kind of place everyone will love, but we sure did! The front room is both a fresh fish market - all of which looked great - and the counter to order meals. There is nothing fancy about the place but the small...More

Thank ozark_Roxy
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is a small fish market/restaurant. Not many places to sit inside but lots outside. We each got a bowl of clam chowder and split a red snapper sandwich. The chowder will change your life! Exquisite! Sandwich fish was light, not breaded and wonderful!!

Thank AlinerX2
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We ate here on a recommendation from another travel site. Small, family run business with really great seafood - very casual - limited seating (on rainy days - good weather allows for the outdoor seating). The locals love it, we hear...

Thank 4JaneC123
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Yes in the food court in the middle of the Ralph's center
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7110 Avenida Encinas Ste 101, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4658
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-431-8454
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