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Island Prime Restaurant

880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
619-298-6802
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Ranked #41 of 4,093 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Resting on stilts atop San Diego Bay overlooking the city skyline and Coronado, there’s nowhere better than Island Prime & C Level to experience quintessential San Diego.
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Orlando
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We have come here for dinner everytime we travel to San Diego, from Florida. The views are fabulous and the food is wonderful. Service is very good and we look forward to eating here and seeing the sunset on every opportunity. LOVE this place!

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Yorba Linda, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The Lobster Bisque and Filet with Prawns paired well with the Sherwin Cabernet, as did the Sea Bass. The meal is served family style, so don't order the same side dish because you can share them; we were fortunate to have ordered different items: green beans, broccoli, asparagus, organic greens. We were seated along the outer window which gave us... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We came here for drinks and appetizers. I only gave the restaurant 4 stars instead of 5 because the waitress forgot to put chicken on the salad I ordered and every time I asked go a refill on my sofa she would forget. Guess she was more into making sure everyone else who was drinking alcohol had their glass full.... More 

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

This is my type of restaurant! Walking in we were greeted with a warm hello and a smile and seated right away. I asked to be seated by a window and without hesitating the hostess picked a perfect table for us. This place is literally right on the water! I'm watching sail boats pass by and sipping on a very... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel we were staying at. It turned out to be a great recommendation. The food was great, the service was perfect and the view of the bay and the boats at night was all you could ask for. I would definitely return to this restaurant the next time I'm in San Diego

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Came in on a Thursday night(730). Still relatively busy. Our server Jake, was fantastic. Gave great insight on each of our questions; he respected that my girlfriend worked in the fine dining industry as well. Both of our meals were delicious. Had the New York which was hands down the best steak I have ever had. It was very flavorful... More 

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MCLEAN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Back in town for a business trip and wanted to return to this top notch restaurant, with my wife who had heard me talk about it from previous business trips Glad we did. Great setting, fabulous service, drinks before dinner were tasty, good wine, every bit of food on our plates was prepared exactly as described and as we had... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Food a little overpriced for quality and amount. Server's don't seem very interested if you're there or not. Not knowledgeable on beer choices.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The food was delicious and the scallops were some of the best I have ever had,plus they were gigantic. We ate outside and they had heaters and a fire so you cant get cold, but the view was amazing. you can see the whole city and it was just beautiful. The staff was wonderful. I would go back for sure!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

I have been here twice over the past several years, while visiting my sister. We sat in the outdoor area both times. It can be a little warm in August, but in October with the overhead heaters, it is perfect! The view of the harbor is fantastic!! Sailboats continously cruising past...just beautiful! I ordered the pan roasted scallops...Yum! The cocktails... More 

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Additional Information about Island Prime Restaurant

Address: 880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
Phone Number: 619-298-6802
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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