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Tin Fish Restaurants Joins Santee Lakes Park & Campground  to Operate New Outdoor Dining Experience

You may have seen them outside of Petco Park in the Gaslamp District or on the end of the IB Pier, and coming soon, you will enjoy them at Santee Lakes!  Tin Fish Santee Lakes will be serving their “Best Fish Tacos in San Diego” and much more from a new kitchen on our newly constructed 4,000 sq. ft. outdoor dining deck overlooking Lake 4.

From the Owner Operator Ed Kim: “With myself and Chef Joseph Melluso at the helm, Tin Fish Restaurants is proud to partner with Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve to bring East County another first-rate food option. Part of our Tin Fish philosophy, besides our quality food, is to operate for the betterment of the communities we serve.

Very soon, we will be inviting Santee Lakes’ guests and the community to enjoy our diverse menus. Tin Fish Santee Lakes will be announcing our opening date closer to the completion of the current construction project, and we are excited to bring our customer favorites and some specialty items to Santee Lakes.”

Tin Fish business hours will ensure our early-risers enjoy a custom breakfast menu with daily opening at 7:00AM. Weekday operations will end after lunch, and weekends will enjoy an extended menu and hours of operation up to 30 minutes before park closing. (Please note: hours vary seasonally.)

Details for the Grand Opening of Tin Fish Santee Lakes and other events will be posted on our Facebook Events Page as well as our website at You may also follow @santeelakes on Instagram for updates.