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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 good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3105
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Overlooking a yacht harbor and inside a Best Western motel, this venue has great meals at reasonable prices (for the area). We were pleasantly surprised by the great service and good quality of the food. Dined once each breakfast, lunch and dinner. All good. We...More

Thank GrandmaM59
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Was pleasant my surprised by this place during our recent stay at the hotel. Normally I do not expect much from hotel restaurants, other than being overpriced for what you get. But meals were decent in both quality and value. Their chicken fried steak and...More

Thank HenryJ88
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant had two strikes against it. It is in a hotel and there were a lot of empty tables. Wow, were we surprised. The food was great and the service was also. The menu ranges from seafood to meat dishes and also has a...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We had lunch here. The restaurant has a nice view of the marina. Our waitress was pleasant and efficient and our salad and sandwich tasted good.

Thank mrobson
Reviewed 30 January 2018

One visit was enough for me to rank this as a favorite place. The food was excellent, and the service was very good. Will go back for sure.

Thank 2016ShelleyT
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We were promised “wild scrimps from mexico” but the shrimps was frozen and had no taste. Their fresh pesto did not taste pesto. All in all, the food is expensive and taste bad!

Thank Stian A
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Our party of 10 had breakfast here. We were all very pleased with our portions and food. We also had excellent service.

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 24 January 2018

My husband and I went there todsy, for breakfast as well as dinner this evening.our server this morning was Stacy, a friendly bubbly girl who was very easy to chat with, she saw to our needs in a very efficient way, and we were very...More

1  Thank Rumsey71
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

On the whole service was good and the food on all levels Brunch, breakfast and evening meals we tried the ones we liked. All were fine, however the Breakfast one to us was the best and most consistent. We had three choices for each course...More

Thank Eddie T
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Fantastic staff and food was amazing. My steak was perfectly prepared and the sauce was to die for. Their wine menu was extensive

Thank Shar H
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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, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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