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Blue Water Seafood

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3667 India St, San Diego, CA 92103-4749
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Off the Chain

I had jumbo shrimp, grouper, and steelhead tacos. Hands down the best fish tacos I have ever had. The fish was so fresh and fantastic. Be prepared to wait in a long slow line, but it is worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had jumbo shrimp, grouper, and steelhead tacos. Hands down the best fish tacos I have ever had. The fish was so fresh and fantastic. Be prepared to wait in a long slow line, but it is worth it.

Thank Dizane
Santa Cruz, CA
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the sure signs of how good a restaurant may be is how busy it is and this restaurant is always packed. This is not your fine dining table service place. You stand in line, order at the counter and get a table. You get plastic ware. None of this matters. However, if you really care about the fish,... More 

Thank bixatthebeach
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to get a wide variety of seafood prepared just the way you like it. It is not fast food so be prepared for a wait. Best to catch it off peak times otherwise a long wait. Don't get a plate just for yourself unless you are reallll hungry. We split a plate and had plenty... More 

Thank John P
Fort Worth, Texas
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306 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Expect to wait in line and expect to wait on your food once you order at the counter. And expect to have one the best meals of your San Diego trip, an half mile from the rental car return. We seldom eat at the same place twice but this special venue is a notable exception. The scallop sandwich was amazing... More 

Thank Chuck N
San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had the fish tacos, very fresh, get to choose how it's cooked, how it's seasoned. Had a local beer on tap, got to sample it before ordering!

Thank Lisa T
La Verne, California
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131 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I went here on a stormy and rainy evening. Please note: that before the fork in the road, there is pay parking available on the left side. This restaurant is located on the right fork which we didn’t realize until after dinner. Ordering requires you to stand in line to wait your turn for the register. When... More 

Thank Pandamonium1362
New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had read about this place on Trip Advisor and thank god I did as I would never have found this place otherwise. It's fairly close to the airport so very convenient but not one of the neighborhoods you would normally go to. The approach is unique but well worth it, in fact we almost went a second time and... More 

Thank Wayne C
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Laid back, clean environment with freshest ingredients. Delicious squeezed lemonade and incredible burrito. Affordable and friendly service

Thank Travis H
Flagstaff, Arizona
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We almost let the long line keep us away, glad we didn't. It was all fresh caught sea food and a lot of it was local. You pick the meat, the way you want it prepared and if you want it on a salad, sandwich, a la cart or a plate. Everyone in our party was very impressed with the... More 

Thank Drew M
York, South Carolina
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130 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a combination fish market and restaurant. The fish you order comes right out of the display case in the market. It is a casual place that serves on plastic plates with plasticware, but the food is good quality and well prepared. Seating is limited for this popular restaurant so you may wait a little before you are seated.... 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: Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?