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Blue Water Seafood

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3667 India St, San Diego, CA 92103-4749
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Durham, North Carolina
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I got there at opening and there were already ~15 people in line. Nevertheless, I ordered, ate and was out the door in just under 30 minutes. I like everything about this place - it's local and focuses on great ingredients to make San Diego style seafood dishes. And that's it - they don't try to do anything else. I... More 

Thank 855MikeR
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always remember to check the fresh fish board. All the fish can be prepared as a dinner, sandwich or taco. I changed my mind several times before picking two different tacos. I also ordered onion rings. You order then find a seat while they really cook your food. As you are in line you see one of cooks going back... More 

Thank Brian S
El Paso, Texas
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I go to The Blue Water every time I am in San Diego. It is a seafood market as well as a restaurant so you can see what you order. Everything is excellent. Get there early if you are going at lunch or try to visit during nontraditional meal times as the line will be out the door otherwise.

Thank Tomga13
West Palm Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The wait wasn't as long as I expected, which I was prepared for a long wait. I could see the food as it was coming out of the window and all of it looked delicious. We had the fish tacos with a pitcher of local beer. The portions are large and it is not overpriced. Inside and outside seating but... More 

1 Thank Crystal S
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314 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You need to order before seating and pay as well, the only concern is tip before be served, in my case wasn't a problem. All silverware, glasses and plates are disposable, something that I personal don't like. I order clam chowder, ok, and Hawaiian albacore, good, the rice wasn't. If you have not to high expectations you will gave a... More 

Thank Andre O
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The quality of seafood here is outstanding. The tacos are deliscious and a large piece of fish. The tomatoes and tortilla are average but the fish is so good it makes up. Long lines always to either call ahead to order or start before you're hungry

1 Thank Joseph A
New York City, New York
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154 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You could pass right by this place, we did. Thankfully we turned around and stepped into a restaurant/market that is truly different. Blue Water Seafood is about service and good food. The food was good, but the service was stellar. I've had better seafood, sure. But the service that these folks provide is spectacular. Smiles, courtesy, respect, helpful and a... More 

Wantagh, New York
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you like fish, this is the place to go. The display cases are full of fresh fish. They all look so inviting. There is a line on which you order and then sit. The lines moves so don't be discouraged. The food is brought to you when ready. The onion rings are the best we ever had. Crispy. Crunchy.... More 

1 Thank FranP1216
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Delicious and fresh seafood in a casual atmosphere (you pass by the fish case as you stand in line to order) The staff members are very friendly and helpful. Prices are reasonable and the food is wonderful. I had the Yellow Tail Sandwich. My husband had the shark sandwich and our son had the fish and chips. The sandwiches and... More 

1 Thank Kay932
Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the long long wait it was worthwhile. The place is very small and if you can try and get a table in the patio area otherwise you'll be on display whilst eating from the patrons lining up to eat. I can't say its the best seafood I've had but it was good.

Thank Marijana D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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Midland, Texas
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?