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US$6 - US$38
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Grill
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews cole slaw catfish clam chowder seasoned fries pig wings ahi tuna wrap fresh fish shrimp dinner filet great seafood seafood restaurant in key west slow service casual atmosphere sides chef vintage
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Reviewed 11 March 2021 via mobile

Wow new menu and new decor! Love the changes in decor.......but give me the old Z Fish! Menu was really limited and no Ahi Tuna Wrap or Blacken Grouper or Pig Wings or the awesome cole slaw! I loved what I had but It wasn’t...the Z Fish I grew to love. Probably be a long while before I return! Sad!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Helpful?2  
Ed Z, Chef at Z FishHouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2021

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Sorry you feel that way, we are adding items to the menu that are from the old menu, and running specials featuring the old menu. Thank you.

Reviewed 18 February 2021

Had dinner Wednesday at their reopening after Restaurant Impossible updated the restaurant. Amazing. Jambalaya-excellent, blackened scallops with mushroom risotto-excellent, Spicy sweet shrimp-excellent. We Loved the new simplified menu and the updated clean look inside. Good luck!

Date of visit: February 2021
Helpful?3  
Ed Z, Chef at Z FishHouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2021

Thank You Robert for taking the time to write such a nice review! We love the new look too!!!

Reviewed 2 January 2021

We stopped here based on the Trip Advisor reviews and it didn't disappoint. We enjoyed some catfish and shrimp dinners with all the fixings. The food was tasty and well prepared. Servings were large and we left full. Don't miss the opportunity to dine at...this establishment.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Ed Z, Chef at Z FishHouse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2021

Thank You Shadw 20!!!

Reviewed 7 November 2020

The ambience is not great but it is fitting for what is primarily a seafood restaurant. The food and service were very good. Our only disappointment was the staff were not wearing masks, otherwise I would have rated them higher.

Date of visit: November 2020
Helpful?1  
Ed Z, Chef at Z FishHouse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2021

Sorry that you were disappointed with the staff not wearing masks, but since they were not mandatory it was left up to the individual. My hostess, and servers are all wearing masks now since so many people were concerned.

Reviewed 23 September 2020

We were here with a large group, so I can't fault them for the slow service. We waited 2 hours. One the food came, my Mai Mai was excellent. I had it Blacken. There was lots of spice but it was not spicy. My husband...had the Grouper, blacken and he said he's was outstanding. We both had the grilled veggies, zucchini and yellow squash. I t was very good as well. The cole slaw is a bit different but good. Overall a good experience. My review is very good vs. excellent for one reason. The entire staff did not wear mask.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?1  
ZFishChef, Chef at Z FishHouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2020

Thank You for taking the time to write this review. First off thank you for complimenting our food, and I'm sorry that you felt it necessary to "penalize" us a star in the review just because the staff weren't wearing masks .This was a Private...More

Reviewed 26 June 2020

probably the best seafood recipes I've ever had as were the sides. We had ahi tuna wrap and oyster poboy . long drive but Can't wait to go back

Date of visit: June 2020
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ZFishHouse, Owner at Z FishHouse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2020

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review Emmit!!! We will be on vacation until July 10 and after that we hope to see you again and again and again. Thank you!!!

Reviewed 7 May 2020

went twice . first time very slow service but it was a bit crowded. next time my fish was very undercooked .More

Date of visit: November 2019
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ZFishHouse, Owner at Z FishHouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2020

Not even Sure what to say here. Obviously if you were in here and it was a bit crowded it was well over a month ago when we were still open inside. I have not received any complaints about people having under cooked fish in...More

Reviewed 20 March 2020 via mobile

At our table we had fresh lobster, grouper, "pig wings", fried shrimp and clam chowder. It was all just delicious! We are so fortunate to have this chef in our area to get such great, fresh seafood prepared as well as any place you can...go! Ambiance reminds me of something in Key West; not fancy at all! Food is great and it's priced very reasonably. PS: you can bring your own booze or wine with no cover. Another plus.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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ZFishChef, Chef at Z FishHouse, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2020

Thank You for taking the time to write such a nice review John!!! We look forward to serving you many more great meals!!!

Reviewed 16 March 2020

This restaurant is one of our new favorites. They always have excellent food in a casual atmosphere. Yes, the interior is a bit dated, but who cares? The staff is great and the food is plentiful and tasty.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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ZFishChef, Chef at Z FishHouse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2020

Thank you Ava's Mom for taking the time to write a review. We spend our money on the food......the decor is old Florida Fish House, and something unusual for this area. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to serve you again in...More

Reviewed 24 February 2020

The service was ok, the interior is old and dated. The food was very disappointing. The fried food tasted like the oil was old,More

Date of visit: February 2020
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ZFishChef, Chef at Z FishHouse, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2020

We're sorry that you didn't have a great experience with us. This building was built during World War Two, and we only lease the space, we don't own the building. The Chef spent his whole life living and working on the water from New England...More

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Yes you can purchase gift certificates at the restaurant. Sorry I didn't respond to this sooner, I didn't know that you could ask us questions on this site
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Z FishHouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5