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Mar 5, 2009 09:43 AM

Iso great fish dishes in Orange County...mid range.

Celebrating our friend's birthday who loves fresh fish....he likes Bluewater Grill, so you can see its about midrange...any other suggestions would be appreciated.

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  1. Walt's Wharf in Seal Beach.

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      Mariscos Puerto Esperanza
      1724 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92865

      1. Don't overlook Kings Fish House in Laguna Hills. (Guess what? They own Water Grill downtown.) Not as fancy nor as expensive but the fish is awfully good, fresh, done to perfection. Their oysters are as good as you could ask for. The other place, Salt Creek Grill, right off PCH in the center with Gelsons, has some of the best fish, too, that they grill over real wood fire, very hot, yummy with excellent sides, good drinks, good desserts, and a nice romantic date spot.

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        1. re: EclecticEater

          Harbor Grill in Dana Point Harbor and Wildfish in Newport.

        2. Still love the Crab Cooker by the Newport Pier.

          1. I'm a huge fan of the whole baked catfish at Favori if you're in the mood for something ethnic.

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            1. re: huaqiao

              Or the orange roughy with mango salad at Xanh (upscale Vietnamese), or the cha ca thanh long (dill and turmeric grilled fish) at Vien Dong... mmmmmmmmm...