Family Owned Since 1981
Situated in the vibrant Crenshaw district, Mel's Fish has established itself as a culinary gem, delighting patrons with an array of authentic Louisiana delicacies. Red snapper, succulent shrimp, and mouthwatering po-boy sandwiches are just a few of the traditional favorites that grace their menu. What sets Mel's Fish apart is their unwavering commitment to quality, achieved through their private cornmeal batter and a secret blend of seasonings, leaving customers craving for more. The inception of Mel's Fish can be traced back to 1982 when the visionary entrepreneur and esteemed businessman, Mel Powell, opened a modest storefront. With an emphasis on providing healthy and affordable broiled and fried seafood, Mel quickly garnered a reputation for satisfying the discerning palates of Southern Californians. Mel's dedication to excellence elevated his establishment above the competition, making it a beloved destination for seafood aficionados.