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Bali Hai

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2230 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3180
+1 619-222-1181
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2230 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3180
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here for a special birthday and it was a good choice.This place is really fun.Lovely views and lots of atmosphere.Live Hawaiian music.Good food. Good service

Thank Rkelly2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Restaurant was busy so I ate at the bar. On a business trip so was alone. Server was really attentive. Had the Halibut and poached pair dessert. Delicious food, great service and pretty view.

Thank Olivia R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Bali Hai has an incredible view, enjoyed a nice dinner with family visiting from out of town. It was a crowded Saturday night, we tried the sampler appetizers, the poke was melting in our mouths and we also started with calamari. It felt a hair...More

Thank MelroseSD
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate at C level for our anniversary and Bali Hai the next night. Both places are very good but I'd put Bali Hai in first place. We had the sea bass and scallops and both were cooked perfectly. A nice char on both. The...More

Thank BobBarb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best view in San Diego. Great food with a dock for boaters. Ample parking and they take reservations. Good for Mother's Day too.

Thank bailey b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best servant, he was good sweet and no mistakes made. :-) We were sitting outside on the terrace, the view is great there. And the food is fantastic, and look great as well. And it's affordable to when you think about what...More

Thank mettejensen99
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with 35 other women for an annual sisterhood brunch. Food was plentiful and of good quality. The service was great, waiters were personable. The macadamia nut pancakes and french toast were a bit dry. My friend thought it was really good when...More

Thank BBDoll619
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son, Captain Matthew, asked me to choose any place west of Colorado for my birthday treat. I chose Bali Hai on Shelter Island for their famous and unique Mai Tais, and their fresh caught fish. Bali Hai has been a favorite of this food...More

Thank amberbach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were unsure what Hawaiian food would be like and if catered for children but if you like Asian food you would love this. The pork belly katsu was so tasty as were the ribs and Korean chicken. The view of the San Diego skyline...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend the Bali Hai. I came to San Diego for vacation and stayed at the Best Western on Shelter Island. I heard people were raving about the Bali Hai and so I decided to check it out. I was seated closest to the...More

Thank Haley S
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March 20, 2017|
Response from CassidyBayou | Reviewed this property |
They advertise weddings and banquets, and have 3 private dining rooms. Tiki Room can accomodate up to 30 people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2230 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3180
    (Scott or Rosecrans)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-222-1181
Exotic Pacific dining on an enchanted tiki island.
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