Fish and chips is a hot dish of English origin but has become widely popular around the world. Battered and fried fish with deep-fried chips, this comfort food is a favorite at San Diego restaurants. We’ve rounded up the best places in the county to get your fish and chips fix.
Down by the shore, PB Shore Club has given their Fish N’ Chips a Southern California twist! Four pieces of beer battered Pacific Cod served with house sauce, tartar sauce and cocktail sauce. You also get your choice of tots, fruit, mixed greens, onion rings and fries. Wash it all down with Shore Club’s draft Modelo Especial’s.
A neighborhood chef-driven tavern, WESTROOT tavern in Carmel Valley has been serving heaping portions of Southern California inspired dishes. Listed under the comfort plates, the Fish & Chips WESTROOT tavern will fill you with comfort. Battered seasonal white fish served with root slaw and seasoned fries with jalapeno tartar sauce.
Keeping things funky, Uptown Tavern has Fish & Chips that are deep fried and will keep you satisfied. Market fish dipped in beer batter tempura and fried to golden perfection; these airy pieces of fish are served with shoestrings fries, house infused ketchup, house tartar sauce and a chard lemon wedge!
Connoisseurs of all things under the sea, the Hermosa Beach, Encinitas and Pacific Beach Fish Shops are serving up some great fish dishes. Their most popular item, the Fish N’ Chips are made with fresh Alaskan Cod that can be fried or grilled with a side of house cut French fries and cocktail and tartar sauce for dipping.
You might just think you’re at a British pub when you step into Common Theory Public House. The house specialty is the Beer Battered Fish & Chips made with Alaskan white fish, fries and homemade tartar sauce. Pair this with one a cold, craft beer and have memorable meal.
Crispy and comforting, nothing beats a plate of fish and chips. Whether you like yours with tartar sauce, ketchup or just plain, these establishments are the best places around to get your fish and chips.