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Tom Ham's Lighthouse

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2150 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1015 (Harbor Dr.)
+1 619-291-9110
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been going there quite often now that they've remodeled and the view is just fantastic. whether you're sitting inside or out, you have a great view of San Diego Bay with sailboats gliding by. The service is professional and the food delicious. We've tried their ceviche, the wonderful lobster roll, their salads and various other sandwiches, and they're all... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My brother held his wedding at Tom Ham's Lighthouse; the downstairs is for events and parties, the upstairs is the main dining room/brunch and bar area. The layout of the venue is so good that you can have your ceremony under the arches and then simply step over to the cocktail area and then the dining area. The service was... More 

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Washington DC
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the views during dinner from a window table. Very pleased trying the Padron Peppers, the Duck, and Brick Chicken. Excellent beer menu and friendly service, plus a nice walk from the Sheraton along the bay.

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Thank Anna J
Franklin, Tennessee, United States
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just happened to literally stumble onto this San Diego landmark restaurant. Located at the end of a cup-de-sac on Harbor Island, it's positioned perfectly for a romantic dinner with a sometimes breathtaking view of the San Diego harbor. Then, there's the food and the service. Both are five star. We had the brick chicken, and it was fabulous. But... More 

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Thank Wayne H
San Diego, United States
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took my mother out to Tom Ham's Lighthouse for the Mother's Day brunch and the food and atmosphere were fabulous. They had all the usual breakfast items, plus a carving station as well as other hot-plated meats and fish. They also had a seafood section with crab legs and large crab claws, peel and eat shrimp with hot drawn... More 

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Thank Dennis S
San Clemente, California
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293 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The venue offered a fabulous view of the city and marina. That was the highlight. The food left much to be desired. However the main room was set up so lovely and offered great views and access to the open patio on the water . Appetizers were better than the main meal. It was a nice choice for a work... More 

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minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beautiful view of the Harbor and downtown San Diego. Loved watching the lights as it got darker. We had great service and delicious food!

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Thank giddyforjamaica
San Diego, California, Usa
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here is your breakdown: Atmosphere: Yes (One of the best views in SD) Food: Yes (Amazing options, amazing chefs) Service: Yes ( Everyone here is always on point) Bar: Yes!! (Stop by to say hi to Joe - the man is an amazing mixologist and the nicest guy) If you have never been or if it has been a while,... More 

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Thank 582KevinW
Saint Louis, Missouri
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141 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a perfect place for cocktails for the reception A view of the harbor and downtown San Diego. The food was outstanding. Friendly staff. Gorgeous views for dinner. Upstairs dining open to the public.

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Thank fritzkath
San Diego, California
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tom Ham's is one of our favorite restaurants! We love the ambience, the food and the bartenders. Joe and Stacy are two of our favorite bartenders in San Diego! They are friendly and just fun to be around! The drinks are always good here and the food is fantastic as well. Many times we will just go for happy hour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2150 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1015
    (Harbor Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-9110

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?