Orange County-Based California Fish Grill To Open New Location In San Diego's Clairemont Mesa

April 26, 2023

Orange County seafood chain California Fish Grill is launching its sixth San Diego location in Clairemont Mesa.

First opened in 1998, California Fish Grill currently has 45 locations around the Orange County, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Arizona. The first San Diego County outpost opened in 2017 in Mission Valley, and since then, additional restaurants have popped up in Carmel Mountain Ranch, Mira Mesa, El Cajon and Escondido. The newest San Diego County location of California Fish Grill will open in Genesee Plaza in Clairemont Mesa.

California Fish Grill is a counter-service eatery centered around affordable-yet-sustainable seafood offerings. Known for its seafood tacos, the lengthy menu has a variety of charbroiled and fried seafood dishes, including taco combos, chowders and salads, as well as plant-based and vegetarian options. The company markets itself as serving seafood rated Best Choice or Good Alternative by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program or Eco-Certified by a third party. 

California Fish Grill is expected to open this summer at 5504 Balboa Avenue in San Diego's Clairemont Mesa. For more information, visit