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Island Prime Restaurant

880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
+1 619-298-6802
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (116 reviews)
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Opens in 9 min
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location right on the bay with spectacular views of San Diego. Great steaks and seafood, great location, great service, but a little on the pricey side. Go for the views and food.

Thank TheAntiTourist
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food. Many of us had steak and were please. Sides are for sharing. The mud pie is famous and will feed many. Nice wine list.

Thank Dale T
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've reviewed this restaurant before, but had to do it again. When visiting San Diego, on our annual trip, we had dinner at Island Prime, as we do every year. This was the best visit so far. The staff was great, the views are amazing...More

Thank johnV9683ZZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the perfect spot eat and drink and watch downtown San Diego light up! Great location but wait can be long as they do not take reservations. Hint: have someone in your party show up early to get your name in and ask for...More

Thank masonsandiego
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a bit pricey, but the view and the ambiance made it totally worth it to me. great place for steaks .. totally recommend it

Thank SoCalRoadMan
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We visited this restaurant for the second time. The service was quick, the food was fine and the environment excellent. We had a Cesaers salad, and fish and chips. Both fine and the fish and chips served in a unique way. Also the wine, from...More

Thank Claus H
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Great service, professional greeting and an amazing attentive server. The only problem? How about 3 hairs in our food? Make it worse? How about the table next to us having the same experience? Wtf?!? Manager was great but does not excuse unsanitary conditions not once,...More

1  Thank Ramtin E
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough great things about this restaurant ! We arrived early and they sat us quickly. There was 4 of us in the group! The server was attentive and let us take our time with the wine list. I had the cocktail shrimp...More

Thank bboivin
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The food was outstanding. I had steak and lobster both were fabulous. My wife had the same thing she is almost impossible to please (she likes her steak well, ugh) but they got it perfect. We ordered the Twice cooked Baked potatoe with lobster it...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Beautiful restaurant on Harbor Island that sits right on the water. The view is enough to try it out. We enjoyed our cocktails but were expecting more out of the food. Prices charged were a lot higher than food quality. We had the Brie appetizer...More

1  Thank Don S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-298-6802
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Resting on stilts atop San Diego Bay overlooking the city skyline and Coronado, there’s nowhere better than Island Prime & C Level to experience quintessential San Diego.
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