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The Fishery

5040 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109-1801
+1 858-272-9985
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (38 reviews)
“seafood” (68 reviews)
“fresh fish” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5040 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109-1801
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great dinner here on the suggestion of a local friend. His recommendation didn’t disappoint. Although there are no “views”, the seafood was fresh and delicious. Lindsey was great!

Thank Divatty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought the food was delicious. With six of us, we had a wide variety of food, ranging from fish tacos to clam chowder to salmon. The clam chowder was delicious - it would have sufficed for a meal for one of us. The salmon...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose all the best palces to eat lucnh and dinner and had some great food and experiences. This place isn't by the sea nor does it have the best views but we had te best experience here. The waiters are fun the food is fresh...More

Thank njandrews2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time visiting The Fishery and my husband and I will definitely return! I enjoyed the swordfish braised with vegetables in a light broth. The flavors were nuanced and delicate...delicious!! The swordfish steak was a very generous portion. I highly recommend this...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been sorely disappointed by the seafood at World Famous we were determined to have one great meal during our stay in PB. The Fishery ticked every box. The atmosphere is delightful, airy and relaxed yet very tasteful. The wait staff were friendly and knowledgeable,...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this little gem this year as we always try to find these local must visit gems. We both ordered seafood which was amazing, our server was very helpful in our selection of the food along with wine list. The food was outstanding, our...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant! The fresh fish is the key. It’s in season, served timely, and prepared wonderfully! Had swordfish bolognese. Wow! I cannot express how good it was. I like a little kick in my sauces and this was right where I like it....More

Thank PeteLikesFishing
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Responsibly sourced was our cue. Atmosphere was pleasant. Casual, not stuffy. Low lighting was agreeable. Menu options were slightly limited. Our selections were flavorful. All but 1 of the dessert options were dairy based. Staff was friendly though maybe they would be better at explaining...More

Thank allbeers
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We chose this restaurant, mostly because of the seafood and partly because it was within walking distance of our rental in PB. We loved the food, the atmosphere and the service. It was pricey - but worth it! The small plates crab cake was delicious...More

Thank Rita23890
Reviewed 7 February 2018

A little pricey but always tasty, fresh and interesting. Clam chowder is amazing as is the halibut fish & chips. It's a lovely atmosphere inside and they have a nice selection of wines by the glass.

Thank Rachel E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5040 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109-1801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-9985
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