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Ironside Fish & Oyster

1654 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
+1 619-269-3033
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 24 min
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1654 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had large group for lunch and everyone enjoyed the food. Old warehouse with very cool, inviting decor. Waiter made one mistake on order and wasn’t all that quick to accept responsibility, but he was fine overall and it didn’t take away from our enjoyable...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EnjoyMyReviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ordered about eight different dishes and all were excellent. Very fresh seafood prepared simply and served in a fun and relaxed and unpretentious but classy atmosphere.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Potomac_11
Reviewed 4 days ago

Oysters 1/2 shell @ $1.00. Clam chowder @ $4.00 and Grilled cheese for kids @ $8.00. Beer @ $5.00. All was good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank greyline9
Reviewed 6 days ago

As a local I almost hate telling more people about Ironside. The food here is always fantastic. We have had a variety of items, menu staples and specials, and they are always spot on and so delicious. Top that off with a very large and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located in one of the busiest and most popular areas this place is poppen. Make a reservation for the best experience. They have indoor and outdoor seating. Kids are welcome -- our two little ones did alright. They staff were nice and helpful. Our waitress...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Krissycz
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was so delicious that we went more than once. Almost everything was outstanding: mahi mahi ceviche, japanese sweet potatoes, broccolini, shrimp, and maybe the best dessert I've ever had: a kabocha pannacotta with toasted brioche and pomegranate jelly -- sublime! Very pleasant staff,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank UkMoonbeam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun seafood place. We wandered in on a Sunday and had to wait about 15-20 minutes for a table. There was no room at the bar so we lingered behind people sitting at the bar and were very clearly in the way. Drinks are small...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sardra
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to visit this restaurant since we saw it on Andrew Zimmern's tv show. Unfortunately, it was average at best. We easily got a table mid-day on a week day, but the hostess and waitress were not friendly in the least. We were looking forward...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank aliced491
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful evening at Ironside. Building is old school industrial with great atmoshpere. It was chilly out and we could only get a reservation on front patio but we were never cold. Cameron our waiter was awesome even with a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ottissmithjr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the best..happy hour oysters. .world class ..a buck apiece happy hour...wow....eat two dozen ..great wine list..salads..cool in every way..traveled the earth..this place the real deal..thanks to a class wait staff..

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank goodwinefarmer
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Suzanne W
March 31, 2018|
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Response from 403foodie | Reviewed this property |
Hi the happy hour is 3-6 pm. Drinks are usually half off. There isn't a specific happy hour menu. Their menu changes daily but it's all fresh and delicious!
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Luckylibrarian13 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with agmark. Inside feels like outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1654 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-269-3033
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