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Boathouse Restaurant

2040 Harbor Island Dr, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92101-1047
+1 619-291-8011
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good33%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (30 reviews)
“rice pilaf” (4 reviews)
“ceviche” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2040 Harbor Island Dr, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92101-1047
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

We were in for a very late lunch so it wasn't busy. We did have great service, our waitress was quick and had great suggestions for our lunch. We had a happy hour margarita for $4, added $1 for strawberry or banana and for another...More

Thank Kirk H
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this restaurant at the end of our hotel block. The food was delicious and to our surprise $12.99 1lb lobster dinner every Wednesday. The lobster was tender and sweet my husband had the Filet Mignon with prawns also tender...More

Thank Janice P
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Five of us came her for lunch on the third Thursday of the month. Our fantastic waiter Michael asked us if any of us had a birthday this month (May)? Three of us had May birthdays and we could prove it. Serendipity. Fortuitous. If it...More

Thank Palladin
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Good food. Next door to Hilton Harbour Island. Watch out for daily specials, they are really good value.

Thank Pethalliwell
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I guess in life you get what you pay for and Boathouse isn't too pricey. The location is wonderful with a marvelous water view which is a great start for any restaurant. The food is the problem to be brutally honest. The service is excellent...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We travel to San DIego once a year. This theme for the year was SD A to Z. We had a couple of "B" items and the Boathouse was one of them. Headed over there for a quick bite....oh oh....full dinners leaped into the tummies!...More

Thank cruisingrightalong
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The seafood omelette was delicious. The staff friendly and helpful. A beautiful peaceful view. Inside was a little tired. Carpet is many many years old. Bloody Mary is highly recommended.

Thank fritzkath
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We ordered the captains seafood platter. It was terrible. The food was not fresh at all. The rice was a hard clump that was awful. The veggies were disgusting. The fish tasted like boxed frozen seafood. The best part of the meal was the bread....More

Thank maltesefalcon54
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Located next to the Hilton hotel, this popular restaurant has an excellent menu and a full selection of wine and spirits. We have been there several times and each time it was very busy and the noise level was noticeable. Depending on when you arrive,...More

Thank Harvey R
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Visited here with family (all adults) for lunch. Service was very slow, but the food and drinks were good and the view is fantastic. Not easy to access for anyone who has mobility issues, we had to walk through the kitchen to access the elevator!

Thank jd068
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2040 Harbor Island Dr, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92101-1047
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-8011
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