Plenty of Fish Online Dating Review

Rating: 6.3 / 10 (Very good)
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With more than 30 million in member profiles, Plenty of Fish is one of the largest online dating services today. Plenty of Fish is a free membership that gives members extensive access to communication and search features. Like most of today’s top online dating sites, it provides more accurate matches by using its own matchmaking system. This is done by asking members to answer a series of questions detailing their personality and relationship needs.  

Account Creation

Creating an account with Plenty of Fish is easy. This is a free service and all you need is to answer basic personal information as well as its Relationship Chemistry Predictor and Relationship Needs Assessment questionnaire. This allows you and other members a more detailed look into each member’s personality and match preferences.

  • Username
  • Password
  • Birthday
  • Gender (male, female)
  • Country
  • Ethnicity
  • Email

Personal information

  • Address
  • Gender
  • Seeking (male, female)
  • Height
  • Searching for (relationship type)
  • Hair color
  • Body type
  • Do your own a cat
  • Education
  • Eye color

*** Profile picture required

Relationship Chemistry Predictor

 73 questions that has four possible answers (disagree, somewhat disagree, somewhat agree, agree).

  • Self confidence
  • Family orientation
  • Self-control
  • Openness
  • Easygoingness

Relationship Needs Assessment

Plenty of Fish creates a more accurate picture of your relationship needs assessment by providing you with 100 questions about the subject. This would hopefully give you and other members a better insight into what you are looking for in a partner.

  • Interdependence
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Communication
  • Sexuality
  • Preferred Expressions of Affection
  • Intimacy
  • Relationship Readiness
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Attitudes About Love

Search Features

Plenty of Fish provides a variety of search features.

a.Basic Search

  • Sex
  • Age range
  • Profile
  • Seeking relationship type
  • Body type
  • Education
  • Ethnicity
  • Country
  • Location
  • Activity

b.Advance search

c.Username search


Navigating around the site was quite easy. Search functionality was simple allowing you to choose from predetermined options from drop down menus. A simple layout makes Plenty of Fish one of the more-friendly user interface we’ve reviewed.

Plans and Pricing

  • 8 month plan $10.18 per month
  • 4 month plan $12.75 per month
  • 2 month plan $19.35 per month


  • Show up first on Meet Me!
  • Unlock every user's Extended Profile
  • See if your emails were read or deleted
  • Experience POF ad-free.
  • Find out the date and time someone viewed your profile.
  • Massive increase in emails.
  • Number of people viewing your profile triples.
  • Stand out in all searches.
  • Send three gifts per day
  • This upgrade more than doubles your chances of meeting someone.
  • Upload 16 images.


  • Private messages
  • My Matches
  • Meet Me
  • Instant messaging

Online Dating at Plenty of Fish

With more than 30 million members, Plenty of Fish does provide you a large pool of possible matches to choose from. Unlike other online dating sites which allows you to create a profile for free but with no practical functionality, the site actually comes with solid features even without the price tag. It also allows proactive searches for probable matches but also makes finding matches easier with its chemistry matching system. 

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Customer Comments & Reviews

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Marty M
Belleville, New Jersey
POF is pretty decent. Met some beautiful women on there. Not all worked out, they never do but it's gotten me back into the dating game. Also, made friends with some of the women who the dates didn't work with. Decent site.

Top Rated
9.1 / 10
  • Very detailed search results
  • Great site for people searching for long term relationships
  • Member ID verification
  • Secure calls
  • Automatic membership renewals
  • Limited to straight relationships