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Tom Ham's Lighthouse

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2150 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1015 (Harbor Dr.)
+1 619-291-9110
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Laguna Woods, California
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The is a great place to visit. We went for lunch on a beautiful day and sat outside on the deck. The view was outstanding. The food was very good as was the service. I had a Crab Louie which I haven't had for years.

Thank jmbakulich
Del Mar, California, United States
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, that was a mess. 4 of us went to dinner for Easter and it was probably my least favorite holiday meal in a long time. Poor service, average food, terrible timing... Bottle of wine came well into the meal, the old plates were not cleared as new items arrived. the octopus was rubbery, the beet salad fair, the watermelon... More 

Thank Lisa J
Coronado, California
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278 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were meeting a friend from DC who was on her way to Mexico and was staying overnight. We suggested it because it was very close to her hotel and she met us there coming straight from the plane. We checked her in after dinner and she went on to her Mexican destination the next morning -- just exactly what... More 

Thank PeterandJinx
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it!!! Had the yellow fin with green beans, roasted potatoes, tomatoes and capers - it was awesome!!!! Waitstaff was awesome!!!

Thank Carol H
Kansas City, Kansas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated my birthday here for lunch. AMAZING location and Fantastic food. I had the Tom Ham's burger. Cooked to perfection and the seasoning was delicious. Skinny fries were great too. Glass of Pinot Grigio was light and refreshing. The atmosphere was casual and friendly. The views are striking of the San Diego bay with the downtown city scape, Naval Base,... More 

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Euless, Texas, USA
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Tom Ham's for lunch on the last day of a business trip to San Diego. It was great! Sat out on the patio and watched the boats sail bay and enjoyed the sunshine and wonderful weather. The food was very good and I highly recommend that you visit if you have a chance.

Thank Dave B
Jacksonville, Florida
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220 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

7 for a business dinner on a beautiful evening with full moon Server during bar area was ok. But not over the top. Apps were good Server during dinner was outstanding everyone ranted about their meals From fish to steaks. All good Don't waste time on expresso cheesecake

Thank Todd P
Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing! The brunch is a great price for all you can eat seafood and flowing mimosas. Whenever I'm in town, this is my go to Sunday brunch restaurant. Staff is always full of smiles and helpful!

Thank mayalsatz
San Diego, California
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tom Hams has a great views but the food is just ok. We had dinner with friends recently and had no trouble getting reservations at the last minute on a Friday evening during spring break. The restaurant was barely half full when we got there at 6:30. It was an enjoyable evening catching up with friends.

Thank frankie2155
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76 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried this on an off chance and were pleasantly surprised. The Balcony had a great view of the bay and the city and the tables were spacious and not crammed together. The menu was good but a little limited for our choice but more than adequate. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was very good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2150 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1015
    (Harbor Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-9110

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?