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The Fish Shack

1026 Granville St. (Nelson St.) Send to Phone
Casual seafood restaurant with a lively atmosphere.
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The Fish Shack Restaurant Review

: This joint jumps like party night at Neptune’s cave, and just like that ancient god of the seas, everything seems larger than life, from the giant fresh sheet blackboard and huge multi-screen TVs to the Fisherman’s Catch platter. The house thrums with a '60s music soundtrack and the cracking of crab and lobster claws being hit with little metal hammers. Starters include an oyster shooter or fresh, raw Pacific Ocean oysters. For fish ‘n’ chips, choose from halibut, lingcod or snapper, all very moist, but occasionally the batter can be oily. Kennebec fries are first-rate; however, the Asian vinaigrette coleslaw needs a kick of vinegar and some seasoning, so stick with the creamy horseradish or kimchi options. Daily catch may include Haida Gwaii halibut, mahi mahi or wild Alaskan silver Coho salmon (all fish selections may be grilled or blackened), which are served with jasmine rice and coleslaw. Other menu options range from steamed mussels and clams to fish tacos. Cocktails are creative, there are plenty of popular beers, and the wine list --- Prosecco, five whites and five reds --- has some surprising and well-priced bottles. For dessert, don't miss the maple pecan tart or Key lime pie.

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