San Diego Bay
Grotto Hours
Sun-Thu: 11 am to 9:30 pm
Fri-Sat 11 am to 10 pm
Fishette Hours
Sun-Thu: 10 am to 8 pm
Fri-Sat 10 am to 8:30 pm
La Mesa
La Mesa Hours
Sun-Thu: 11 am to 8:30 pm
Fri-Sat 11 am to 9 pm

Anthony's Menu

Anthony's Fish Grotto has become a San Diego landmark restaurant. For more than 60 years, we've been serving San Diego residents and its visitors the freshest fish and seafood available. In fact, we've been voted the Best San Diego Seafood Restaurant 13 years in a row.

Come on in and try delicious lobster, fresh seasonal catches, salads, pastas, and Mama's famous clam chowders and crispy fish & chips. Our delicious food, casual atmosphere and friendly home-style service will quickly make Anthony's Fish Grotto your favorite San Diego seafood restaurant.


Crab Stuffed Mushroom
Mama’s Crab Cake
Crispy Shrimp & Pork Wontons
Fresh Steamed Clams
Crispy Brussel Sprouts
Shrimp and Fish Dippers 
Coconut Shrimp
Ahi Stack
Oysters on the Half Shell (6)
Gulf Shrimp Cocktail
Crab and Shrimp Cocktail

Appetizer Salads

Caesar Salad
Anthony’s Wedge Salad
Anthony’s House Salad

Mama Ghio’s Famous Chowder

The soup that made Anthony's famous!  Creamy White New England or zesty Red Fisherman-style.

Sourdough Bowl

Hand-Battered Classics

Original all-time favorites, served w/two sides.

Fish & Chips
Fried Shrimp
Fried Fish & Shrimp Combo
Mama’s Platter: Fish, shrimp, calamari and crab bites.

Right-Sized Meals

For smaller appetites. Served w/one side.

Shrimp, Scallop & Fish Kabob
Coconut-Crusted Tilapia
Trout Fillet
One Fish Taco
Fish Taco Plate (2 tacos)


House-made Coleslaw with Creamy Pineapple Dressing, Red-Skinned Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Seasonal Vegetables, Citrus Rice Pilaf, Baked Potato, or French Fries.

Substitute a House Salad for 1.95

Seafood Specialties

Most served with two sides.

Panko Alaskan Cod
Grilled Squid Steak Milanese
Seared Day Boat Scallops
Mama Ghio’s Crab Cakes
Big Bay Combo: Grilled shrimp, crab cake and salmon
Shore Combo:  Fillets of sole and Seasonal Catch Whole Rex Sole

Shellfish Selections

Most served with two sides.

Maine Lobster Trios:
Lobster & Grilled Salmon with Shrimp
Lobster, Steak and Fried Shrimp
Lobster, Coconut Shrimp and Crab Bites

Maine Lobster Tail
2 Maine Lobster Tails
Lobster Tail with King Crab (San Diego only)
Shrimp Scampi
Grilled Shrimp
Coconut Fried Shrimp
Shrimp Trio
Alaskan King Crab Legs (San Diego only)

Fresh Catch and Specials

The season’s finest fresh and flash-frozen catches selected daily. Selection varies according to sea- son and availability. Please ask us for today’s selection.


Served with a dinner salad or choice of side.

Shrimp Pasta Primavera 
Chicken Pasta Primavera
Vegetarian Pasta Primavera
Salmon Pasta

Beef, Pork & Chicken

Served with a choice of two sides.

Anthony's Signature Burger
Filet Mignon
Top Sirloin Steak
Grilled Chicken Breasts
Chicken & Coconut Shrimp
Steak & Shrimp
Steak & King Crab (San Diego only)
Steak and Lobster Tail


Gulf Shrimp Louie
Crab & Gulf Shrimp Louie
Crab Louie
Caesar Salad with Shrimp
Caesar Salad with Chicken
Caesar Salad with Salmon
Seafood Cobb with Crab
Gulf Shrimp Avocado
Crab Avocado
Crab & Gulf Shrimp Avocado
Tuna Avocado

Sandwiches to Crave

Mon-Sat until 4:00

Squid Steak on Ciabatta
Turkey and Cheese BLT
Classic Fish Sandwich
Anthony's Signature Burger
Charbroiled Chicken Sandwich
Salmon Reuben on Rye
Crab & Cheese on Sourdough
Classic Tuna Melt
Chilled Tuna Salad on Egg Roll

Quick Catches

Mon-Sat until 4:00 - Served with one side.

QC Fried Fish
QC Fried Shrimp
QC Fish & Shrimp Combo
QC Northern Combo
Choose any two: Sole, Salmon or Cod
QC Chowder Combo
Half sandwich or salad and chowder

Lunch Salads

Mon-Sat until 4:00

Seafood Cobb
Caesar Salad with Shrimp
Caesar Salad with Chicken
Caesar Salad with Salmon
Anthony's Wedge Salad with Shrimp
Anthony's Wedge Salad with Turkey & Bacon
Salad w/Chowder Combo:  Choose a Wedge, Caesar or House Salad

Sunday Brunch

Available on Sundays until 4:30 pm

Crab Cake Benedict
Salmon Benedict
Camarones & Huevos Rancheros
Classic Tuna Melt
Anthony's Signature Burger
Classic Fish Sandwich
Salmon Reuben
Turkey & Cheese BLT
Anthony's Wedge Salad with Shrimp
Anthony's Wedge Salad with Turkey and Bacon
Seafood Cobb Salad 

Kids’ Menu

For Guests 12 and under

Fish Dippers
Moby’s Chicken
Pelican’s Pasta
Grilled Cheese
Surfer Shrimp

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Fish Grotto & Fishette

11 am to 9:00 pm
11 am to 9:30 pm

10 am to 8 pm
10 am to 8:30 pm

Fish Grotto

La Mesa
Sun - Thu:
11 am to 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat:
11 am to 9 pm