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Island Prime Restaurant

880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
+1 619-298-6802
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“popovers” (39 reviews)
“steak” (137 reviews)
“filet trio” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view. This was our first night out during our vacation, and Island Prime didn’t disappoint. The filet trio and scallop entree were delicious and the complimentary bread with jalapeño butter was out of this world. Impeccable service. A little pricey, but well worth it...More

Thank Meg R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view was amazing, staff friendly and helpful. Ordered the crab legs and they actually remove shells and served! That was best part. All sides were tasty and flavorful.

Thank Amjjlll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make a reservation and pray for parking, but there is valet too. **In the reservation comments ask for window seating. We used Opentable. My family of 3 ate dinner here and it was very good, the location for observing the sunset on Harbor Island was...More

1  Thank Netza G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I chose this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary while visiting the area. It was a perfect choice. Excellent food, service, and views!

Thank parsonsX2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant to celebrate our friend's graduation. There is a casual side of the restaurant called the C-level, which has a deck right over the water. The view is gorgeous. The sea breeze is cool and refreshing for a hot summer day....More

1  Thank Chun-Wai C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at Island Prime. There are superb views of Coronado Bridge and San Diego. We started with cocktails and the very good cheese platter. For our mains, we had so much great food. I had their ahi tuna with black rice. My husband loved...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've eaten at Island Prime numbers of times over the years. Consistency is the key: consistently delicious food, well prepared; consistently attentive service (with servers who really guide the diner with recommendations ... other than the typically voiced "excellent choice" by servers most everywhere else);...More

1  Thank Richard V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made reservations for this restaurant for my finance and myself, and oh my goodness; this place is amazing! The moment we walked in we were awestruck! The atmosphere is perfect for date night or special occasions. We were seated in a cozy booth with...More

1  Thank figgnewton21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stop for lunch at 3 pm was quite crowded, a good sign that the food is good. I took a sunrise virgin cocktail. Then we had the lobster BLT and the Thai steak salad. Both good and quite big.

Thank Florence L
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Love the location! Love the ambiance! Love the fabulous menu! Things that are super important are free parking before 4:30 pm . Outstanding staff take great care of you. Thank you to The GM Rich for taking care of our birthday reservation. Thank you to...More

2  Thank David L
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Lindsey K
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Deborah G | Reviewed this property |
Maybe a little dressier.
May 25, 2018|
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Response from keepmovingmom | Reviewed this property |
Although I don't have specifics, I would be very surprised if pets were allowed here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-298-6802
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Resting on stilts atop San Diego Bay overlooking the city skyline and Coronado, there’s nowhere better than Island Prime & C Level to experience quintessential San Diego.
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