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Apr 20, 2007 02:23 PM

Looking for a seafood restauant between Phoenix Airport and Chandler.

I am flying into Phoenix airport tomorrow to see my sister. She just moved there and wanted to take her out to a seafood restaurant. Now we have gone to the Fish Market but to tell you the truth, it is so bland and uninteresting. Can anyone give me any recommendations??

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  1. Wildfish Seafood Grille
    This is about 10 minutes just N and E of the airport.

    Salt Cellar
    550 N Hayden Rd
    Scottsdale, AZ 85257
    I've never been myself, but some people swear by it.

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    1. re: azhotdish

      I went to the Salt Cellar recently for a business dinner. It's definitely on the way from Sky Harbor to Chandler because it's right by the 202/101 interchange.

      It's probably not at the Wildfish level, but certainly good enough if convenience is a high priority.

      1. re: silverbear

        haven't been there in years but it's also very, very cool in that it's underground. just see a tiny little shack above ground (the entrance to the stairwell down).

    2. Do both of you like Asian seafood? There are a few choices near LAX (Chinese cultural center) and a few in the Chandler area (also mostly Chinese).

      My fave happens to be an $8 buffet, so I'll let others chime in with more sophisticated suggestions should you like Asian!

      Mexican/latino places might also be of interest in the non-bland seafood arena - though I'm not too familar with choices along that route.

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      1. re: tastyjon

        an 8 dollar asian seafood buffet? do tell!!!!

      2. Probably too late but I'd whole-heartedly recommend San Diego Bay at Guadalupe and Avenida del Yaqui (exit at Baseline). The seafood there can be wonderful and not bland. Not fancy by any stretch but not a dive. I was just there recently with friends and will have to post a longer write up.