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Tom Ham's Lighthouse

2150 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1015
+1 619-291-9110
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (64 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (65 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2150 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

priced better than others around and the food is just as good! The fish and chips was amazing and the catch of the day was cooked to perfection

Thank Kristie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tom Ham’s Lighthouse is a decent seafood restaurant with great service. The menu did not have a wide variety but the food was flavorful. I really enjoyed the calamari. It was lightly seasoned and had the perfect crispness. The shrimp linguini was ok. They were...More

Thank AlanaHurt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is very well situated. we were with a large group and in the large jall on the second floor. The noise was absoluty horrible, really bad acoustics. We had a buffet dinner which did not impress me at all. Must say the meat...More

Thank Matthijs K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As happy as I was with the view, as disappointed I was with the food. I had a salad that only consisted of leaves, 3 slices of apple and a totally tasteless dressing, and paella with half cooked rice and equally bland in taste. Too...More

1  Thank Pernille S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been several times over the yeas and have never been disappointed. Tonight I tried the diver scallops with grits and andouille sausage and artichokes and a side of brussels sprouts. Holy cow this one blew me away. Both were outstanding. The sourdough bread was...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch during restaurant week. Headed right upstairs and sat at the bar...better seats and a fantastic view on a fabulous day. Would have sat outside but it was reserved..so take heed!. I had the crab BLT..delicious, generous but not over large. Saw other equally good...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat at Tom Hams from time to time for special occasions, and usually for lunch so that we can enjoy the view of San Diego Bay, the skyline, and the mountains beyond. The food is creative, and very good with an emphasis on seafood....More

Thank bsimosd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took some out of town friends to Tom Ham's Saturday night. I had only been there once for lunch. The evening view was fantastic. South to the Coronado Bridge. West to the Naval Base and East to downtown. The food was rated from very...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great venue with luscious seafood and divine views from Harbor Island in San Diego Bay. An easy trip from downtown, near walking distance from San Diego Airport, with free and easy parking. Not cheap, but a good value considering quality and service, and of...More

Thank Lou G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, not great. My husband had the bouillabaisse and it was like warm at best. I had the salmon with carrot purée which was very tasty, but I don’t eat potatoes or broccoli so I asked to substitute both of those for...More

Thank Barbara R
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Questions & Answers
19 February 2017|
Response from Yvonne H | Reviewed this property |
There is an elevator, so yes, you can get up to the second floor where the restaurant is.
14 June 2016|
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Response from necessaryluck | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure... We went on Easter brunch and it was amazing but you could call and ask them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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