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Blue Wave Bar & Grill

££ - £££Seafood, American,
2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3105
+1 619-223-2572
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“risotto” (8 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3105
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11 - 20 of 287 reviews

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 29 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 13 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 7 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
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This was a true find! Five of us rated this restaurant truly one of the best we've ever enjoyed. The experience was highlighted by excellent service by our professional yet quite friendly named Julie was quite accommodating by allowing me to substitute the shellfish risotto...More

Thank Sawwhetowls2
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I live in OB and my family from LA was visiting we meet Julia and man o man she was /is amazing!! There is lots of bars to go and spend $$ but because of Julia we at staying at this bar!!btw ask her to...More

Thank joemackle
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A lovely surprise to find an excellent bar and grill at the Best Western Plus Palm at Shelter Island, San Diego. The atmosphere is quiet and friendly, the staff was awesome with plenty of recommendations. Seating is open and everyone seems to be comfortable in...More

Thank Rick B
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Questions & Answers
Dana S
18 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
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
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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