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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” (34 reviews)
“steak” (130 reviews)
“filet trio” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Reservations a must for this popular setting waterfront side on Harbor Island on San Diego Bay. Started with a drink in the lounge while waiting for our table. Luckily they were able to accommodate our request for a waterfront table but clouds covered a normally...More

Thank joeulv
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This was our second time here and I would definitely return again. We came with friends celebrating a birthday. The white prawn appetite and wedge salad was tasty. The wedge was different with dried onions on it which enhanced the flavor of the wedge. There...More

Thank LoLoMesa
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Traveling in the west of USA and came to San Diego just for two nights. For the second night reserving was impossible for the restaurant was full and we didn't want to miss the experience. We came for dinner, five people. As we were quite...More

Thank Oded K
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Island Prime is a great spot for business dinners: location, view, service and food. I enjoyed the Filet Mignon and we shared Brussel Sprouts and Au Gratin Potatoes. We selected the Daou Cabernet from the (iPad) wine list... An excellent evening!

Thank db7477
Reviewed September 15, 2017

This place had good portions of food and wonderful views. There was also a nice wine deal for lunch when we went -- buy one get one for 10 cents from a certain list. But, it was a little overpriced. A simple cod sandwich with...More

Thank Toni_Mara
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Great atmosphere, attentive staff, and wonderful food. Hard to go wrong here. The only thing I would have changed is the timing. We had a later reservation so we missed all the views. I wish we would have made it there before sunset to really...More

Thank OregonCarrie
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has an amazing view of San Diego. The food was great! We had pot stickers and fried Calamari to start. Both were delicious. Fish and chips were very good as well and sweet potato fries were amazing. There was a variety of drink...More

Thank rhenness11
Reviewed September 13, 2017

It was nice being on the water at the harbor. Beautiful view of the sunset. Service was slow, but they were busy (not an excuse). Food was very good. A bit noisy. But then, it was crowded and some of the patrons were putting down...More

Thank denniss867
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Loved the Lobster Mac n' Cheese. The server was a bit slow, we waited 20 min to order. Great views of downtown and USS Midway.

Thank MOTAG87
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Popovers are amazing, Steaks were great, not the best I've ever had but close....Staff was really good.....................................................

Thank fred060901
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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
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, 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.
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