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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 burgers

A good variety of burgers, my personal favorite is the Hawaiian. They're definitely good quality. The restaurant decor is attractive and fun. The service has been friendly and efficient each of our many visits. I don't think the fries are great, but they're not bad by any stretch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Tim W
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Spring Valley, California, USA
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Spring Valley, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

A good variety of burgers, my personal favorite is the Hawaiian. They're definitely good quality. The restaurant decor is attractive and fun. The service has been friendly and efficient each of our many visits. I don't think the fries are great, but they're not bad by any stretch.

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San Diego, CA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Thank Mark H
New Mexico
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 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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Thank jshanson
Chula Vista, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 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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Thank GreatBaldOne
Imperial, California
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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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Thank Blonde L
San Diego, California
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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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Thank Brian182
Chula Vista, California
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2008

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  • 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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