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“Fresh Sea Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Blue Water Seafood

Blue Water Seafood
Ranked #8 of 4,722 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mesquite, Nevada
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fresh Sea Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

This is one of the best restaurants for sea food in the area. It is not a fast food restaurant but rather they prepare the fish once you order. Nothing fancy but just excellent food.

Visited August 2013
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Morgantown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Good fresh seafood”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

My husband and I went here based on the positive online reviews. The seafood was fresh and tasty and the portions sufficient. I did not like the system they use for service though. You wait in a line that runs from the front counter almost out the door (which tells you that the place is popular) to order. You are not allowed to sit at a table till after you order so people are eyeing up the tables and hovering over people to grab the table even before they can be wiped clean. Of course some try to cheat the system and have one member order while the others find a table-then the poor wait staff have to ask the patrons to get up which is not always received well by the customer. I give a lot of credit to the wait staff, they were working hard to clean tables and run food out to keep the line down as much as possible. Bottom line the seafood was fresh and we had a good overall dining experience.

  • Visited August 2013
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Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fresh Seafood and San Diego staple!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

Whenever we make the trek from Arizona to San Diego to escape the heat, we always head to Bluewater Grill for great fresh fish and seafood. The place is tiny and has a fish market feel. The fresh catch of the day is displayed in glass case and items run out later in the evening as they sell out. You can order your fish 3 ways, As a Platter, as a salad or as fish tacos. You can also pick the way you want it cooked (blackened, cajun, grilled, etc.). This place made the grade on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and lives up to its reputation. My wife would eat here every night if I let her!

  • Visited August 2013
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Tracy, California, United States
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84 reviews
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“Fun, interesting and worth the wait”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

We came as a family from the DDD recommendation and yes waited 45 mins in line but its interesting and you watch the food coming out and servers rushing around and the display case of fresh fish . It's different and fun to be there. Even though there are only a couple if servers they work very hard and are very friendly. The patio is better to sit more ambiance if you can score a table there . They ask you to order first then go get a table . There are many choices of fish then order in a sandwich, salad or grilled . A different approach to a restaurant and obviously it's working . We were all very happy with our food and our experience . It's a must try !!

  • Visited August 2013
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Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great food at this DDD location!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

Featured on Food Network's DDD and Guy hit this one on the nail. A bit of a wait to order but the fish was definitely worth every minute of the wait. Got a chance to talk to the other customers in line and enjoyed the conversation while we waited. Great patio setting and excellent service. Look for the daily specials not on the menu. Located near the counter are some different choices that will rock your taste buds. Enjoy!

Visited August 2013
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