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The Dead Fish

20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
+1 510-787-3323
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“crab” (92 reviews)
“seafood” (35 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
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1 - 10 of 425 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I not only like coming here esp during summer due to the beautiful view in the patio, but their bread is my fav! I’ve had their crab salad, cioppino and steak. They don’t specialized in steak but it wasn’t too bad. Cioppino went well with...More

Thank gatchae
Sharin M, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the 4/5 review, Gatchae! It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much! We're delighted you appreciated our stunning views and delicious cuisine. We care deeply about the happiness and satisfaction of our guests! We strive for excellence so we look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely setting -and fun decorations. The food is pricey but the portions were generous (except that the side salad was minescule). But make sure the server explains which drinks come with refills and which ones dont - and they have a great time management...More

1  Thank neilleann
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit this feedback, Neilleann. We are always working as hard as we can to provide the best experiences for our guests. We regret to hear about your experience. We will share all of your concerns with our team...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good, service was timely and the view of the Carquinez Strait is spectacular. This restaurant has been there for many years and previously known as Vera’s. Fun to go back again after so many years.More

Thank HAPIII
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great rating! We are always working very hard to provide a high-quality experience for all of our guests. It's great to hear that you had a lovely experience with us! We hope you plan on visiting us again soon! We'd love...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The staff and service were terrific. My wife had the cioppino. She said it was terrific and it came with a bib. Food is really good. Highly recommend calling for reservations.More

Thank Joe K
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for sharing, Joe! We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful meal with us at The Dead Fish. We're so glad that you loved your meals and service. We aim to please our guests with our warm hospitality and delicious food,...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Great table outside looking at bridge and water Request outside back Martinis are fantastic Service great They don’t rush you Seafood lasagna fantastic Great place if you are coming back from Napa to San Fran Good break out of trafficsMore

Thank USUKCanada
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review! We're thrilled your time with us was so fantastic! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job. That's what we like to see! We look forward to hosting...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I purchased 2 crab Louie salads , $ 59 dollars and drove 12 miles to get it for my sister who is ill , when I got home and opened my box I get a bunch of lettuce , no crab , I mean none...More

Thank Verna E
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, Verna. It's unfortunate you had such challenges during your time with us. We regret that your dishes weren't prepared properly and to your satisfaction and that our team didn't go above and beyond to remedy...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I tried to come before on a Saturday night without a reservation and left due to a long wait. This time we decided to come on a Friday around 3pm and it was heaven!!! We sat outside on the patio and enjoyed...More

Thank Kathleen T
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thanks for the glowing rating, Kathleen! We're delighted you had such a fantastic dining experience with us! It's great to know we left you with a wonderful impression and that you enjoyed our stunning waterfront views. We appreciate your feedback about our Cioppino and we...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

Nice sea food menu with other things for people who do not want fish. View of the north San Francisco Bay and the Carquinez bridges is outstanding. Reserve a window table if possible.More

Thank pixer1
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you for the stellar review, Pixer! We're thrilled you had such a wonderful experience with us! It's outstanding you enjoyed our stunning and breathtaking views. That's what we like to see! We can't wait to see you again soon so we can share those...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

I was visiting family and we chose this restaurant for a special celebration. The view in the bar is breathtaking. Our plan was to walk the bridge beforehand but it was pouring, so we just had dinner. Our party of five got seated at a...More

Thank AuburnFoodFan
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review, AuburnFoodFan! We're thrilled your time with us was so fantastic! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job. That's what we like to see! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Recently my Wife and I visited The Dead Fish. The water views are wonderful. We both wanted a good meal and we were not disappointed. The service was excellent. We really enjoyed the Calamari appetizer. It's cooked with a little lime and nicely crunchy. If...More

Thank Michael D
Cody G, General Manager at The Dead Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review, Michael! We're thrilled your time with us was so fantastic! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job. That's what we like to see! We look forward to...More

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Esther M
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Response from Pansy K | Reviewed this property |
The have an adequate wine list. Nothing special.
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22 February 2016|
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Response from KKLMinnesota | Reviewed this property |
I would Not recommend it! Too busy, too crowded! I would be surprised if it is allowed. I work at a restaurant , dogs are not allowed on the deck at all. We have a couple picnic tables down in the grass and if your dog is on... More
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Response from GiantsFan23 | Reviewed this property |
I have never brought a bottle, but according to their menu, they do not charge a corkage fee. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett, CA 94525-1028
    (Pomona)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crockett
  • Phone Number: +1 510-787-3323
Description
Enjoy spectacular views of the new Carquinez Bridge and serene San Pablo Bay while dining on the lushly planted patio with heated and cooled cabanas and twinkling lights. Unique weekend brunch with specialty cocktails. Specialties include 100% USDA Certified Prime, Prime Rib and whole Dungeness crab. Unique dining rooms for an intimate dinner or a large group. "We may have a funny name but we're dead serious about our food!!"
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