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Blue Water Seafood

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Chowder, Seafood, Barbecue
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3667 India St, San Diego, CA 92103-4749
619-497-0914
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 40
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Triple D Destination Trip - Call and carryout if you can

Despite the long wait (1 hr +), we enjoyed dining at Blue Water Seafood. The staff was helpful and the menu gives diners plenty of options. The highlight of the meal was the simple lemon-garlic grilled halibut with salad and rice (catch of the day). The seafood soup and ahi tuna and fried lobster... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Matthew C
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Despite the long wait (1 hr +), we enjoyed dining at Blue Water Seafood. The staff was helpful and the menu gives diners plenty of options. The highlight of the meal was the simple lemon-garlic grilled halibut with salad and rice (catch of the day). The seafood soup and ahi tuna and fried lobster tacos were just alright. A word... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Line up to place your order, sit and savour. The system makes the best use of limited space and Blue Water's prepared-to-order system. Result is the best fresh fish in the area. We enjoyed grilled blue fin belly and scallops on salad and ahi suhi. Wonderful!

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This place has terrific seafood and its all really fresh. Be patient if there is a line at the door because it's worth it. Each day they have a choice of fish that's locally caught that you can have as an entree or that you can mix and match as tacos. I've had the mahi and grouper tacos from here... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We love this tiny fish market so much that on our last layover in SAN, we took a $20.00 taxi ride there, waited in line for 40 minutes to place an order at the counter, food arrived in about 10 minutes , and we took a $9.00 Uber ride back to SAN. That is how much we love the fresh... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Incredibly good, incredibly fresh, HUGE fresh fish tacos, great service, great choices, COLD beer, and a great value.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

After seeing this restaurant on DDD we wanted to stop in, since we were visiting San Diego. We got there on a Sunday at 11:15AM and there was already a line of about 10 people. Within 10 minutes, there were 20 more people behind us and by the time it opened at 11:30, the line was out the door for... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is the first restaurant my friends and I went on our 4 day trip to San Diego, in April. We picked this restaurant because we love fish and the reviews were great. It is not a fast food restaurant and as many people had said it is a really busy place during lunch hours (we waited in line for... More 

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Corning, NY USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Blue Water Seafood has the best fish at really rock bottom prices!! You choose your fish, its marinade and whether you get a sandwich, plate or salad. I love the salad plates cause I don't want the extra bread of a sandwich and the portion size-6oz is perfect! If you go just before peak hours the line is short! This... More 

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Bailey, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The wife and I had an excellent dinner at this restaurant on a rainy week night. The halibut and snapper was incredible!

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Beverly Hills, California
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Had a great luncheon salad with lightly grilled shark (7-8 oz!) fillets on top of an enormous mound of fresh greens, veggies & avocado, with a very superb, nicely seasoned vinaigrette dressing, mi amigos had a variety of yummy fish tacos that were very tasty, the fresh fish retail display was beautiful and the staff was friendly. Jaws would be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3667 India St, San Diego, CA 92103-4749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-497-0914

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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