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Fish Market & Top of the Market ***

Fishmarket San Mateo, CA on the Water

Fish Market & Top of the Market
1855 South Norfolk
San Mateo, CA 94403
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Main Restaurant 650-349-3474
Top of the Market 650-349-1845

Cuisine: Seafood

Description & Atmosphere
The Fish Market is one of our favorite seafood restaurants on the San Francisco Peninsula. It is located on the waterfront in San Mateo, on South Norfolk, across from the Office Depot.

The casual-style restaurant has been very busy since it first opened in 1982. It features a full-service cocktail bar and lounge area, a popular oyster bar, a spacious dining room and an outdoor patio. The dining area has high ceilings with open beams and dramatic nautical displays.

There's also a more upscale restaurant, Top of the Market, located upstairs.

Food
Enjoy fresh salads, delicious seafood and other fish specialties. We love their Seafood Marinara, Fried Calamari, Dungeness Crab Salad, Red Snapper, Garlic Shrimp... just about everything on the menu!

Fishmarket Seafood in San Mateo, CA

The bread is also outstanding and you have to remember NOT to eat too much of it while waiting for your main course.

Come with an appetite because their portions are ample.



Top of the Market - 2nd Floor

Top of the Market - San Mateo Fishmarket

This was the first Fish Market restaurant to feature "Top of the Market," an upscale dining area — it's ideal if you're looking for something a little more formal than the Fish Market.

Top of the Market's menu is different from the main Fishmarket menu... and it's a little more pricey. But it's definitely worth it, especially if you're celebrating a special occasion or entertaining clients or out-of-town guests. The food, ambience and service are excellent.



Top

Waterfront Dining
Enjoy lunch or dinner on the waterfront, dining on fresh seafood and sipping a wine or beer. We like dining in the enclosed room out back, overlooking the deck and water.

Note: Outdoor patio dining is only available in the summer months.

Private Parties
The Fishmarket is a great place for client lunches and dinners. And it's an excellent choice for large group meetings and parties.


Fish Market Hours
Lunch:
Mon-Sun 11am-4pm

Dinner:
Sun-Thurs 4-9:30pm
Fri-Sat 4-10pm

Top of the Market Hours
Lunch:
Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm

Dinner
Mon-Thurs 5:30-9:30pm
Fri-Sat 5-10pm
Sun 5-9:30pm

Retail Seafood Market
Open daily 10am

San Mateo Fishmarket - Outdoor Waterfront Dining

Reservations
Get there early because it can be very crowded, especially during peak times.

Reservations are recommended for large groups and for the Top of the Market restaurant.

Parking
Free ample parking

Service
Friendly, fast service

Prices
Moderate-expensive

More Info
Fishmarket San Mateo
and Top of the Market

Main Restaurant
650-349-3474
Top of the Market
650-349-1845

 

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