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Blue Water Seafood

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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3667 India St, San Diego, CA 92103-4749
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Suffern, New York
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love that you can choose your fresh fish and how you want it prepared. The food is terrific here. I had the locally fresh caught halibut...so good. Will definitely be back.

Thank BusyLori
San Diego, California
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tonight we had pokie, oysters, chowder, tacos, and a calamari sandwich. We recommend all of it. This is one of our family favorites. The picture is what the aftermath looks like.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Huge tacos. Fresh ceviche. The place was crowded and parking was scarce, but food was well worth it.

Thank Ryan G
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate there with family. It is a different format than most restaurants. You walk in and wait in line pick out the type of fish that you like and then order. I was a little disappointed in that the type of fish I wanted was only available fried that time rather than grilled but even so it was good. There... More 

Thank Bruce3134
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has one of the best selection of fish & seafood I've eaten at in a very long time. Our family tried a variety of things, mahi-mahi salad, grouper salad, clam chowder, fish & chips, poke appetizer, swordfish sandwich, and craft beer. Everything was delicious. The prices were reasonable for San Diego....$15-$20/entree. The place is "first come first served"... More 

Thank Don L
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went early and already there was a line starting outside (people had their suitcases with them). I ordered Mahi-Mahi & each of us (there were 4 of us) got a different fish to eat. My sandwich was out of this world!!! I ate the whole thing (which I never do, ever) It was beyond delicious - there are no... More 

Thank Sheila H
Ancaster, Canada
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place should be called FRESH FISH. This is outstanding place the fish they catch is in front of you before they cook it and it's cooked to PERFECTION!!! We loved it. Clam chowder is recommended!!!!

Thank Mosando
Monterrey, Mexico
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently, I was at this restaurant for dinner. The food is delicious. I just want to add some tips: I recommend to visit this place in uber or taxi. There are too few places to park. Also, you have to do line to take order, but it's worthy.

Thank RobertoF7
Indianapolis, Indiana
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597 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course, TA does not allow a rating over 5......if I lived in San Diego, I would have to frequent this place very regularly. First, you need to know 2 things.......parking can be a challenge and you can plan to wait in line for 20 minutes or more at dinner time. This is a fish market with a wonderful selection.... More 

Thank gold-vintner
Malibu, California
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This really is my new go to place and I try to visit 1-3 times per week (take out, work lunches/sit down or just to pick up fresh seafood from the market section). My issue is not the food (or the LONG wait) but the inconsistent service. The food is great although I have had overcooked wahoo and rubbery shrimp... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3667 India St, San Diego, CA 92103-4749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-497-0914

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