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Blue Wave Bar & Grill

2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3105
+1 619-223-2572
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“risotto” (8 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3105
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Palms hotel and had breakfast daily as well as dinner a few nights. The outdoor area is lovely. Service was always good. Food was decent. Some meals better than others. It was slightly expensive but I guess it's what you can expect...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband I went for dinner, we ate outside, the view was great. My husband ordered sea bass with a fresh pesto..it was fabulous. The portion was a good size and it was presented on top of a vegetable medley. I ordered a wedged salad...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We are in San Diego to attend a business conference. Since our room wasn't ready yet, we decided to have lunch on the patio. The views were great. The food took a while to get but was worth the wait. I had a Tuna Poke...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We had breakfast as well as diner here in this restaurant and both were very good. Nice and friendly staff and the views are wonderful!

Thank FransHeijmans
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Firstly I want to say that my wife like the fish she ordered very much, my steak on the other hand was nothing special. I think the place has potential but for me it was just average.

Thank arekVancouverBC
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Ordered the shrimp pesto and it was the best I every had. 8 huge shrimp, creamy pesto sauce and priced very reasonably. Service was good. We do not usually eat in hotel restaurants, but this one was a very pleasant experience. Way above average! They...More

Thank rondish
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The breakfast food (American, french toast, and burrito) was very good and there were enough choices on the menu for my family. However, I did notice later that we were charged for a juice that should have been included in a meal. We did have...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Lobster mac and cheese, and the fish and chips were both fantastic! The patio seating was nice and the prices were very reasonable for a lunch menu ($12-$15)

Thank meandmydiscovan
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Found this little piece of heaven, I took my girl here, and amber was our server, she's amazing and took outstanding care of us. We coming back for sure.

Thank Kareem S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nice service at this waterfront restaurant at Island Palms hotel. Delicious and filling food, costly but worth it.

Thank caltravelgal
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Questions & Answers
Dana S
19 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Chris S |
We have cocktail service at the pool during the summer months. Guests are welcome to order cocktails from the Blue Wave Bar and take them to the pool to enjoy until the pool closes at 11pm.
5 June 2015|
Response from christopher s | Property representative |
HI, we offer happy hour from 4:00PM to 7:00PM in the bar and on the bar patio every day. The happy hour menu consists of $5 orders of mini tacos, $5 orders of sliders, Buffalo wings at 5 for $4 or 10 for $7, $4 hummus plate... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$32
Seafood, American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-223-2572
  • E-mail
Enjoy the beautiful view of Point Loma paired with the delectable flavors of seasonally inspired cuisine created by Executive Chef, Christopher Spayde. What's more, the restaurant features an excellent wine list and the lounge offers a daily happy hour. You can also order room service or have food delivered poolside. Relax and unwind around a great meal at Blue Wave Bar & Grill.
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