History1946195019601970198619902000201620171946The wife of a fisherman, Catherine “Mama” Ghio uses her own secret recipes to satisfy a hungry, growing city. Together with family, Mama Ghio fulfills a life-long dream and opens Anthony’s.1950Planning begins on landmark east county location1960The landmark Anthony’s San Diego Bay location opens.1970The popular Red Fisherman Chowder is joined by white New England clam chowder. Both sell out on a regular basis. 1986Anthony’s celebrates its fortieth anniversary and lines stretch down the Embarcadero for signature chowders, fish & chips and gallons of famous tartar sauces fly out the door. 1990Fresh Mahi Mahi makes an appearance and is an immediate hit.2000We stay true to the traditions that made us San Diego’s most iconic seafood restaurant.2016Anthony’s celebrates it’s 70th Anniversary2017Sadly, Anthony’s closes its San Diego Bay location, but customers find the same great seafood at our La Mesa location.