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3801 Highland Ave. (Rosecrans Blvd.) Send to Phone
A New England seafood house with a sports bar scene in Manhattan Beach.
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Breakfast & Brunch Sat.-Sun., Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
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Dining room at Fishbar, Manhattan Beach, CA

Fishbar Restaurant Review

: In the space formerly housing a rowdy bar called Sharkeez, Fishbar offers a dining experience that’s an upgrade from that of its predecessor. This ode to the New England seafood house has a bar and seating at booths and tables. Televisions line the walls and feature different sports on each screen. Fresh oysters on the half shell make a nice starter in warm Manhattan Beach weather. We also like the classic iceberg wedge with blue cheese and the signature clam chowder --- thick and creamy but not heavy, with a hint of spice. A handful of sandwiches and fish tacos are available, but the seafood entrées, especially those from the mesquite grill, are the way to go. Mahi mahi, trout or salmon can be served with a secret seasoning or blackened. French toast bread pudding for dessert is as rich as one would expect, similar in texture to a cinnamon roll. Most of the wines by the glass are full-bodied California Chardonnays and Cabernet Sauvignons, and thus not the best to pair with seafood, so we recommend opting for one of the artisan beers or their award-winning Bloody Mary. Weekly specials include Shrimp Shack Monday, Taco Tuesday, Crab Wednesday and Lobster Thursday (1.5-pound lobster and two sides for $25.99). There’s also happy hour Mon.-Fri. from 2 p.m.-6 p.m., plus reverse happy hour Sun.-Thurs. 9:30 p.m.-12 a.m. Valet parking is not offered, so parking can be a challenge.

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