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The Cheesecake Factory

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789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7710
+1 619-231-0036
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Went there on a weekend evening for dessert. There was a lot of people waiting outside. We were given a beacon for when a table would be available. The waitress told us 30 min but it ended up being less than 15 min. Our waitress was very friendly. We had several kinds of cheesecake. The strawberry is a solid classic... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

That must have been a couple of thousand calories consumed in about an hour! You can't book at TCF but we had a quick drink at the bar and were seated within 10 minutes. Service is swift and professional. Food is classic American - big portions of super tasty food that you shouldn't really but can't help eating! Great burger... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Excellent service at this hotel and the food is not bad. The bread was also very fresh. And of course, excellent choice of cheesecakes.

Thank halfdomehike
Richmond, Canada
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157 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We love Cheesecake Factory - don't have one in BC so we have been twice this trip 😀. Crispy fried cheese - OMG Skinnylicious turkey avocado sandwich. Luau salad - recommended and amzing White chocolate raspberry cheesecake. Delicious

Thank Tina M
Campinas, SP
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent and abundant food. Everything is delicious, the Oreo cheesecake is spectacular. Excellent service.

Thank Luís V
Hampshire, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Standard US food in nice surroundings. As always portions generous Service was friendly, helpful and prompt Overall good but not great!

Thank Mike48
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

This was our first visit to any Cheesecake Factory, anywhere. We went for a dinner for two on a free night during a convention business trip. I was excited to go, as there is lots of hype about this place in general. Basically, we found this to be a low end, made for the masses, bland dining experience. You can... More 

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So. Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We were a large group and it was a Saturday night so we had a long wait for a table. Once seated our waitress was pretty attentive. Food was pretty good and we pretty much all had different orders. I thought $12.00 was a little steep for a good beer while I was waiting. Might go back with a smaller... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

This was my first visit to a Cheesecake Factory, after all I don't like cheesecake, but I learned there is much more than cheesecake. The menu is amazing and varied. If everyone in your group can't find something the like then they shouldn't be eating out. Everyone had something different and there ere 6 of us with one very picky... More 

Thank George H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

The one thing that struck me about this Cheesecake Factory was the size - it is huge. There is a constant buzz of staff - a bit like a colony of worker ants going about their business. We went on a busy Thursday night, but were seated after not even a 5 minute wait. Bread was immediately given to us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-231-0036

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