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Island Prime Restaurant

880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
+1 619-298-6802
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (111 reviews)
“filet trio” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We tried Island Prime when we were in San Diego. The views in the restaurant were amazing. Had a table right next to the water. Started with the lobster bisque which was awesome. Main course was 12oz filet and lobster tail. This filet was one...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We a very nice dinner at Island Prime. The waiter was very helpful and made good suggestions. We had steak with a béarnaise sauce. The steak was very tender. Lobster bisque tasted great. Prices were a little high $7 to valet park was high. There...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to take out of town family or friends, or clients! Everyone will be impressed. I prefer the evening because the skyline is lit up and the city looks so beautiful! The food and drink are always delicious!

Thank rmansfieldcloser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had a great dinner here . We had the filet , filet trio , prime rib , lamb and Ahi tuna. We all loved our entrees. We also had the Brussels sprouts, mac and cheese, creamed corn, potatoes gratin. We were...More

Thank simcher123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go at sunset- ask for a window seat! The restaurant hangs over the water so you get a fabulous harbor view of the sunset as well as city lights over the water. The steaks were fork tender and delicious (and I'm from Nebraska- I know...More

Thank joanjunkin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is right on the water! We were celebrating our 3 daughters' April birthdays. They gave us a corner table so we enjoyed watching the ships and boats go by. They served seafood and steak and GLUTEN FREE bread - very nice touch. They...More

Thank mbs5
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Six of us came to celebrate a birthday. Reservations are a must (although next door at C-Level no reservations are taken). But at Island Prime, things are more formal, with white tablecloths and more elegant menu and service. We were seated immediately and although we...More

Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I had dinner with some coworkers at Island Prime a few weeks ago.It is my new favorite Restaurant.The food was wonderful,the service outstanding and the view is to die for.

Thank Arielynn
Reviewed April 12, 2017

If you want a steak like you've never had, you need to go here. "1855" Filet Mignon grilled to perfection. You pick the sauce or topping (if you want) but the steaks really don't need anything at all. If you're lucky, when you arrive, the...More

Thank cindymahn
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Went to dinner with 3 of my coworkers and we had so much food. We all ordered something different and a few sides. It was all so good. The bread, the sides, my pork chop. We could have used a bigger table. Amazing. I couldn't...More

Thank Mannkmm
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Is the C level open for lunch today 6/22? I want the seafood louie.
June 22, 2016|
Response from FineDinerPatty | Reviewed this property |
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do you have kids menu
May 8, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
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.