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The Fish Market

3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2211
+1 650-493-9188
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (48 reviews)
“seafood” (80 reviews)
“cioppino” (25 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2211
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great seafood selection. Everything is always fresh and prepared exquisitely. Extensive menu for all taste buds. I've never had bad service even during busy times.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My group was disappointed with our meal here. Two of us ordered Halibut simply prepared. It was among the most expensive options, and it was dreadfully over cooked and rubbery. The side dishes were ok - the vegetables were cold (though they weren't meant to...More

Thank AntArc
Reviewed 1 week ago

2 ½* The Fish Market El Camino Palo Alto Have Happy Hour and early bird specials The bar and food servers are friendly The sourdough house bread is good The scallop with angel hair pasta tasted liked it was dress in a vinaigrette; it was...More

Thank Rosquete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience of our meal at your restaurant was wonderful..I had the pasta meal and I loved it We had a large group and we had alot of fun

Thank jerrybarbglaser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a terrific meal in a great location. The food was fresh and the service was flawless. The Fish Market is casual but leaves you feeling you had a very "upscale" experience. We will be return customers when we travel in this area.

Thank Sunny R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was a fantastic find that my boyfriend and I ran across while staying in Sunnyvale. This restaurant prints their menu twice a day to ensure that prices are updated and lists the most fresh fish that come in. There was a nice bar...More

Thank SammiDeRosa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come to this place quite often they have just the right amount of burnt on the bread fish Etc even if you get a simple crab salad or shrimp salad the tomatoes are peeled they go over the top on everything can't go wrong here....More

Thank mdauth58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Palo Alto location of The Fish Market is a great place to get amazingly fresh fish (the menu changes daily) at a fair price. Not cheap, but not crazy either. It's a very casual place, and has generally friendly wait staff. (At the San...More

Thank jrw88888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice convenient location but I was disappointed in the food. We both had Fish and Chips, fries were over done, fish was greasy and lousy tartar sauce but very good proportions. Wedge salad was good.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been hearing about how wonderful this restaurant is. I am in the San Jose area for business and decided to try it out. Since it was only me, it was suggested I sit at the bar which is full service. Had a table...More

Thank najfs413
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leslie m
We are planning a birthday party at your restaurant. Do you serve Main Lobster? Also , I made a reservation on Easter. Can you remind me of the reservation time?
15 April 2017|
Response from kirk b | Property representative |
Hi we don't have Maine lobster on the menu right now. I don't have access to the reso list please call the Palo Alto store 650 493 9188 to confirm your reservation. Thank you
Alan L P
Do you sell crab roe in the store?
23 October 2016|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
Don't know you may call them directly, each store is different
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2211
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-493-9188
Our first restaurant has been a Palo Alto institution since its doors opened in 1976. With the brand new addition of an oyster bar, cocktail bar and lounge area, there are now even more ways to experience this unique restaurant. The expansive retail market remains a popular stop for local residents seeking to take home the finest in fresh fish.
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