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Harbor House Restaurant

831 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-1141
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Ranked #877 of 4,100 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $20 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Bar, Fish & Chips
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Seaport Village
Description: The Harbor House opened in 1980, and serves fresh fish, shellfish, premium steaks and local draft beers. We offer informal dining upstairs and on the outside decks as well as tablecloth/quiet dining downstairs. Come and enjoy our great city and harbor views. Walking distance from the San Diego Convention Center, we are an ideal spot for banquets and private events.
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Green Valley, Arizona
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134 reviews 134 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

An almost on the bay location with large windows allowing a good view with many seafood and steak selections on the menu, we were thinking we were in for a flavorful and unique southern California dinner. The calamari appetizer was on the rubbery side requiring a LOT of chewing and on the disappointing side. The Hot Crab Wontons were great... More 

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Quincy, IL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We were in the mood for seafood and picked this restaurant based on a local referral. I am a big fan of Oyster Rockefeller and have eaten it in numerous restaurants. Harbor House has some of the best, to my taste. My husband had Seafood Risotto. Delicious. Harbor House makes their own sourdough bread. Crisp crust and light interior. We... More 

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Denvet
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Got really sick after our meal there. Had to send my original meal back because the fish wasn't cooked. Won't go back again

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Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The appetizer of bbq shrimp was fantastic but the entree of the mixed grill was mediocre. The sauces overwhelmed the fish and the weird spice in the crab stuffed shrimp was awful.

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Toronto
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Went tonight with my wife and had a very good meal with very good service. I had their paella and wife had grilled mahi mahi. Both were very good and the lovely Sita took excellent care of us. Not the cheapest meal in town and can only assume some previous unsatisfied reviewers had unrealistic expectations given prices, which are reasonable.... More 

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LEMOORE
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My wife and I went there for dinner on Friday 11/14/2014. A very nice looking restaurant by the bay. The food does not match the view by any means though. The meal was very disappointing. I probably will not go back any time soon if ever. My wife and I both ordered the Fish and Chips as we wanted to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, Usa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I made a reservation at Harbor House a week before me and my wife's anniversary. I also ordered some roses from an online company to be delivered to the restaurant as we were coming from out of town and I wanted my wife to be surprised. Around two hours before our reservation I received a call from the flower company... More 

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I really like the location and the view. We were a party of 5 and it was awkward seating on the patio, which isn't so great when the sun is shining through the windows and it is hot out. Opt for inside on a hot day. Food was ok, but the pesto mayo is YUM!

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We ate dinner here and sat outside on the deck with just one table. Felt like our own place. We had a great view of the sunset and great place to watch the people below. Our waitress was friendly and nice. She was a local and had lived there all her life. She was helpful with the city and things... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There were 5 in our party. We sat upstairs outside and had a wonderful sunset view. We sat at the only outdoor table, so we felt like we had a private dining room, which was great. We were there on a Monday night. The service was good and the waiter was friendly. We had a variety of foods. My grilled... More 

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Additional Information about Harbor House Restaurant

Address: 831 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: (619) 232-1141
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood, Bar, Fish & Chips

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