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Tidewater Tavern

221 N Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075-1129
+1 858-755-4115
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good48%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (3 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
221 N Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075-1129
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We arrive at 5:30 on a Thursday after attending the races with friends. It was still happy hour (4-6 pm), so we were able to get discounted wine and $3.50 beer. They also had several nice happy hour food specials. We ordered one calamari taco...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Bchgrl9
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Right on Hwy 101 & easy to find, I chose this place based solely on its menu which seemed to offer something for everyone. I ordered the calamari sandwich & my companion decided on the BLT after carefully considering one of their burgers. He had...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Gr8Accountant
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Four of us long-time girfriends planned to get together, coming from Orange County and San Diego. Some of the group would be arriving by train right after noon. We wanted to have lunch at a spot convenient to the train station and to Solana Beach's...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank dawnwalker66
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great atmosphere when the rolling doors are opened up (most days). The best fish tacos around. Calamari is great, too. Nice draft beer selection. Friendly service.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Arrdwale
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I was looking for a bar/restaurant to meet out of town friends to watch the Charger game. I thought of Tidewater and we ended up meeting there. I love the openness of the bar and there are plenty of TVs around the restaurant to watch...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank ErinP27
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Everything a bar needs, happy hour prices, and a friendly competent bartender. The $3000 paddle board on the wall is gorgeous!

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank ScarlettHippie
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We spent the morning watching the surfers at Solano Beach and afterward drove south on 101 and spotted the Tavern. Had a great Angus cheeseburgher and salad with grilled Mahi mahi. Good selection of wines and beers. Full bar. The decor is kowabunga all the...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Susan A
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Tidewater Tavern is a great place to go for an affordable lunch or dinner any day of the week. They have a versatile menu with sandwiches, burgers, entres, but I tend to order the fish tacos which are always fresh and very good. Tidewater has...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank IMjoeB1335
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We had a late post-beach lunch here. Two draft beers and orders of calamari tacos (my husband said they were yummy), wings (good, nothing amazing) and a Caesar salad with grilled Mahi Mahi. That made the whole trip worth it! Our server, Amanda, was very...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 August 2016

went with 5 people and for the most part everybody was happy with their food i had fish tacos with rice and beans and it was very good and we shared an appetizer of lettuce wrap with thai chicken and they were good and the...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank randy7496
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 N Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075-1129
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-4115
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