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Happy Fish

#4 of 1,842 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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4046 N Armenia Ave, Fiesta Plaza, Tampa, FL 33607-1002
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great service, great food! The best ceviche in central Florida. The Lomo saltado is good and the arroz con mariscos... and amazing JALEA!

Thank MaggiePerez
St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Peruvian food. Friendly and helpful staff. Very casual restaurant in small shopping strip mall. Chicken soup was fantastic - a lot of chicken, vegetables and homemade stock. Pork chops were delicious - nicely spiced and moist. Potato and cheese sauce was tasty and different. Overall very good experience and reasonably priced.

Thank traveler1468
Metepec, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were leaving Ray James Stadium we ate at Happy Fish, this little cozy restaurant offers Peruvian cuisine with a variety of dishes, rice is an important part of them, we also tried the Ceviche that is raw fish with lemmon and it is tasty don´t worry you wont get sick, you need to come by and try all their... More 

Thank osvaldozarco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Landed here from the airport yesterday. The service was truly excellent and friendly and the food was huge servings for sone sishes and not so for others. The yellow rice with sea food could easily feed 2 and the sea food stew that I had with abundant and fresh sea food also suffilicient for 2. My wife had tge shrimp... More 

2 Thank jogijogi99
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

First impression upon entering restaurant is you are stepping into old Europe. Service was great but we are very early diners so we had the server almost all to ourselves. Now for the most important thing "The Food". Everyone at our table ordered something different but we were unanimous in our opinion that the meals were great. Also had many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This place has the best seafood in Tampa very friendly staff and the price were great to lots of parking

Thank joevaca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Please try the ceviche! Its a must! You can choose how spice you want, this is something that I really appreciate! Very good!

Thank Andressa O
Tampa, Florida
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The seafood is not very fresh. At these prices, you really cant expect it to be. It's a nice place with very attentive staff, but if I go back, I'll get chicken.

Thank Sarge9803
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Just had lunch at the Happy Fish, a Peruvian fusion restaurant located slightly north of downtown Tampa. I don't know what took me so long to eat there! While the food is a little heavy (I had the Lomo Saltado), the beef was very tender and the flavors were magnificent. Staff is helpful in making your selection.

Thank SPTrav
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I loved happy fish! I went here because of all of the great reviews on trip advisor and it was worth it. The restaurant is in a strip mall in the corner and doesn't look like much from the outside, but don't let that put you off! Inside is small, but has a great atmosphere! The service was excellent, I... More 

1 Thank Charlotte B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4046 N Armenia Ave, Fiesta Plaza, Tampa, FL 33607-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: 813-871-6953

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?