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The Fish House Bar & Grill

972 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-3813
+1 831-728-3333
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“sand dabs” (6 reviews)
“cioppino” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
972 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-3813
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is almost like farm to table and/or sea to table being that we are in Watsonville (hello!) and it's proximity to the ocean. The vegetables are fresh and the fish can't be any fresher. Fast, great, friendly service accompanies a wonderful meal. So...More

Thank cabluskies
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Walked here from a local hotel for some excellent grilled salmon with roasted vegetables (also came with a side of pasta). Salmon was perfectly cooked which seems to be a hard to find treat as restaurants add the dish but lack the expertise! Everything was...More

Thank BorisMurchant
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Lori and I had dinner here on 5/19/17. Our meals were spectacular - and the server shift supervisor sort of 'saved the day' by waiting on us personally. While we were eating, about half of the servers seemed to be brand new and totally lost....More

Thank JohnPaul489
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Not sure what happened but the service was very slow and we had to repeatedly request more water, coffee, etc. The main entrees were good and fairly priced. The oysters on the half shell were big, plumb and flavorful.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I had swordfish medallions over linguine, sauce was weirdly sweet didn't like it. Wife had cioppino and thought it was just fair. Service was great though, wine a good value

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We eat dinner here several times a year and enjoy bringing friends or family who are visiting. The food is very good, as is the service. Definitely recommend The Fish House.

Thank Beachwalker5
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

While in town on business my wife and I checked out this place. It was so delicious we had to return before we left town. The oak grilled oysters were absolutely perfect with just enough smokey goodness to make it a unique flavor profile. I've...More

Thank Devin F
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great fresh local food, get there early, many people like this place. Friendly service, good sized portions, interesting flavors.

Thank ohnomo
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful surroundings, casual dining but the service was outstanding by all who we encountered! Drinks were great food was good overall great experience!

Thank DiSiriBy
Reviewed 1 January 2017

A linguine special with artichoke hearts, scallops, shrimp, clams, mussels, was just splendid. So was a swordfish medallion in cream sauce special. Nothing terrible fancy, but good honest seafood without a lot of pretension. Just a minute outside the edge of town.

Thank Ken A
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Wendy C
Are you open for lunch on Sunday?
26 March 2017|
Response from Buzzard100 | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is only open for lunch during the week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
15:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 972 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-3813
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 831-728-3333
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