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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Fish on Main

3720 Main St. Send to Phone
215-483-7500
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Fish on Main Restaurant Review

: Cruise away in this nautically inspired restaurant, the latest from the Main Street group (Kansas City Prime, Arroyo Grill, Sonoma). Exposed ducts painted silver, and fixtures that resemble sea anemones are overhead, and blue carpet echoes the blue ultra-suede walls. Cherry wood accents, portholes and schools of aluminum fish swimming by on the walls, enhance the feel of a luxury liner. The wine list shows the same attention that chef-owner Derek Davis gives to everything, and includes a half-dozen high-end sakes as well. Service is not yet consistent---very concerned one night, less than casual the next. The aim of this restaurant is to feature fish and seafood that are not seen everywhere, so you can try your first yabbie here. That's a shellfish from Australia that tastes like a cross between crayfish and lobster, and looks like a miniature lobster. At the raw bar, a variety of oysters and clams are available, and there is a three-tiered plateau sampler. You can select your own fish from the fish tank, and specialties include seared tuna with seaweed salad and wasabi mashed potatoes, or baked Boston scrod with lemon butter. Of course, there are Maine lobsters, and steak or chicken for non-seafaring types. Not least, is the rolling sushi cart, from which the chef will prepare maki sushi or hand rolls as you desire. Have you tried scallop lips? Desserts are always an event at Davis's places---anything chocolate, including chocolate mousse and white chocolate bread pudding.

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