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2255 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91915
(619) 397-2643
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food and kid friendly

Ever since we've had small kids, this place has been our "de facto" for those evenings when your burned out, hungry, and don't feel like cooking. The staff is very accommodating for those with babies, infants, and toddlers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
Mark H
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San Diego, CA
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San Diego, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ever since we've had small kids, this place has been our "de facto" for those evenings when your burned out, hungry, and don't feel like cooking. The staff is very accommodating for those with babies, infants, and toddlers.

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New Mexico
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60 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Casual dining, with a large selection of burgers and fish. Decorated in Hawaiian style, many of the menu items go with this theme. food is reasonable, and service is good. Friendly staff

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Chula Vista, California
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79 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Ate an early dinner 1630. Daughter had chicken tortilla soup she said it was just okay. I had the three mini burgers thought they were great. Wife had a burger and loved it. Server was not really with it. Kinda like we were interrupting her day. Slow to bring water and slower to refill them. After we got our food... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Islands has great burgers and other sandwiches, and a chicken tortilla soup that I really love. The service is very friendly, and the decor in line with the name of the restaurant. A good chain.

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Imperial, California
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18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

This Islands is the best in San Diego by far. The service alone is fantastic and over powers the other locations without even trying. Friendly staff, excellent service & food/drinks made how you order them. This location has never disappointed.

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San Diego, California
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012 via mobile

This place was awesome! With burgers you've never had, cold drinks and quick service, it's a must for tourists and locals.

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Chula Vista, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

I visited Islands at 5:30 PM on a Friday evening and had a short wait for a table for one (traveling solo). Had I shown up around 6:00 PM, the wait would have been longer. I opted for the "Bluenami" burger with the Island fries. The burger was cooked medium well and seemed to be a bit dry but tasty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2255 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91915
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: (619) 397-2643

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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