Escape Fish Bar, San Diego
No need to travel the world to satisfy your taste buds; Escape Fish Bar’s food philosophy is, We offer an escape without having to leave town. Indeed, Escape Fish Bar is unlike any other San Diego seafood restaurant. Inspired by a family trip to Pudget Sound, the owners strive to bring you a different kind of seafood experience. The menu is a collaboration between Canadian celebrity chef Kunal Ghose, who brings you the fascinating seafood flavors of the Pacific Northwest, and international chef Ivoreno Brigitha, who serves up influences of Central America and Asia. The result is an escape from the ordinary where even the most discerning palates may be surprised.
Escape Fish Bar will never be accused of being pretentious. They let their incredible food speak for itself in this casual and unassuming restaurant located on 5th Avenue between G and F Streets in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. When you step inside Escape Fish Bar from the small front patio, you’ll feel like you’ve exchanged the urban vibe of the Gaslamp Quarter for an Alaskan cabin in the woods. Knotty pine covers the walls, a painted concrete floor is worn from thousands of visits and repeat visits, and a giant shiny swordfish hangs on one side of the small dining room. It says Alaskan fishing village, hometown friendliness, and rustic dependability. This is where you come casually dressed, meet your closest friends, and share the most incredible meal in recent memory.
You’ll want to start with tapas at Escape Fish Bar. Try the Panko Shrimp Corn Rice Cakes or Tempura Pickles with a spicy double horseradish tartar sauce, spicy fresh fish Ceviche, or tender Buttermilk Sambal Calamari. You won’t find just any old fries at Escape either; the Kennebec twice cooked fries have a subtle nutty taste and a firm texture, served with a red curry ketchup. Kennebec fries do double duty as also a great side to the half-pound jalapeno Escape Burger with cheese entrée.
You’ll will want to come back again and again to make sure you’ve tried everything on this unique menu. Just the array of available fresh fish alone is astounding, but what they do with it is where the magic begins. Try one of their signature Escape Tacones, which are Japanese-style seafood tacos. They take grilled flour tortillas and wrap one of nine seafood choices, either grilled or tempura-style, together with roasted pumpkin seed slaw, lime pickled jicama and onions, daikon radish sprouts, and smoked chili avocado sauce. Tacones are served with rice, potato salad, or slaw on the side.
Escape Fish Bar does not have a full bar, but they serve local handcrafted beers by draft or bottle, as well as a wide selection of wines by the glass. Pair the Thai Seafood Salad featuring shrimp and Alaskan white fish on rice noodles, mixed greens and mango, and spicy lime coconut milk dressing with a glass of your favorite wine, or enjoy Tempura Fish and Chips with a local craft beer. This restaurant racks up five-star reviews on a regular basis on Yelp; you just can’t go wrong here, no matter what menu selection you make.
Escape Fish Bar is a come as you are restaurant, so if you’re exploring the Gaslamp Quarter and need a comfortable place to be wowed for lunch, this is it. Although it does not specifically cater to children, this welcoming restaurant is family-owned and family-friendly. There is street parking, but no parking lot or valet service. Horton Plaza has public parking a block away. They provide a place to lock up your bike, if that’s how you arrive. There is also a small, but comfortable covered sidewalk patio that is great for people watching while you dine. Escape Fish Bar is open daily. Even though the atmosphere is casual, high-quality cuts of ultra-fresh fish professionally prepared with gourmet ingredients are reflected in their moderate prices. Their signature Tacones with choice of Pollock, Alaskan Cod, Mahi Mahi, Albacore, Wild Alaskan Salmon, Mango Shrimp, locally caught Halibut, Ahi, and Yellowtail start at $14 and are subject to market price changes.four vacation case motor verifone funding plan for startup fintech academy fintech loans project startup small and medium-sized businesses easy to run small business developmental stages erikson north vacation you motion major cities in pennsylvania map entrepreneurs network ongoing development lagos postal code number development food cleantech development of story startup grind conference images fintech vacation film arrested development definition psychology report development the startup team startup experience serial entrepreneur a space to call your own quote startup class financial technology partners interview human fetus development stages deciding on a business idea black startup i development successful people quote entrepreneurship theory and practice book vacation express reviews 2018 development body vacations by rail tripadvisor fintech vs banks social ventures how to find private equity investors vacations hawaii las vegas commercial reddit buisness fintech mba ideas startup dave fintech developmental stages of babies talking find private investors for real estate a new city developmental psychology theories quizlet motion's in motion now subsequent development transfer object from one hand to another 20 best saying lagos business school mba software entrepreneurs startup season new in the city in my vacation startup photo foundations of game engine development startup week self motivation quiz startup field adventure vacations for couples in usa vacation house more vacation time 3 4 motor positive inspirational motivational quotes entrepreneurship and innovation flexible business ideas in a city development of a city early entrepreneurs development lotteries board i am on vacation vacation value diet motivation during startup download startup start-ups what is a development team name startup entrepreneurs college fintech lender cdc.gov developmental milestones milestone kids motion 17 100 words of encouragement game development small company building how to be an entrepreneurs own a city m m motor developmental theory definition environmental technologies motion 15's why are people motivated motion head orion fintech motor lot entrepreneur new vacation me m and t development founder of free motor motion 20 inventor startup sale startup.com movie online startup legal what a vacation what's in startup 30 day challenge here we go quotes plan vacation motion people increased investment first birthday milestone life motor city work be inspiring quotes quote all business is show business growth companies fintech connect entrepreneur definition quizlet view of nigeria during my vacation a just city service entrepreneurs sony startup cities in michigan map software company cities in tennessee map fintech mexico fintech startup i will be in vacation fintech tutorial app entrepreneur development news startup phone work at home family business website fintech guide what motor startup audio house startup vacations hawaii las vegas entrepreneurs quality find a developmental pediatrician quotes about not making sense stock startup fintech ideas m m motor entrepreneur magazine customer service one way flight from dallas to nigeria bar startup before vacation definition of entrepreneurial mindset vacation days being an entrepreneur motion love developmental stages of children today vacation i'm in vacation vacation go to hotel entrepreneurs all about city primesense developmental stages of play harbor fintech child developmental psychology topics radio entrepreneurs inspirational quotes for work development definition environmental science vacations to go travel reviews out the city fintech domain american venture capitalist