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“Fun Place, Great Menu” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Islands

Islands
Ranked #48 of 423 Restaurants in Chula Vista
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, American
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fun Place, Great Menu”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Islands has great burgers and other sandwiches, and a chicken tortilla soup that I really love. The service is very friendly, and the decor in line with the name of the restaurant. A good chain.

Visited September 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Imperial, California
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Excellent experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

This Islands is the best in San Diego by far. The service alone is fantastic and over powers the other locations without even trying. Friendly staff, excellent service & food/drinks made how you order them. This location has never disappointed.

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San Diego, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Looking for a new burger?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012 via mobile

This place was awesome! With burgers you've never had, cold drinks and quick service, it's a must for tourists and locals.

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Chula Vista, California
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Surf themed burger joint”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

I visited Islands at 5:30 PM on a Friday evening and had a short wait for a table for one (traveling solo). Had I shown up around 6:00 PM, the wait would have been longer.

I opted for the "Bluenami" burger with the Island fries. The burger was cooked medium well and seemed to be a bit dry but tasty with the bleu cheese sauce and crumbles. I also had the Islands handcrafted Golden Ale with the burger, and it was very nice.

The menu shows the calories for each entree, and there were few that were under 1,000 calories, so it's definitely not a place for someone on a diet.

The crowd is very family oriented and younger which can make for a somewhat loud environment.

Altogether, the meal with drink was around $16.

I would return for another visit.

  • Visited February 2012
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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“Favorite Islands Restaurant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2008

Favorite Islands Restaurant!

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