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Fathom Bistro

) #401 of 3,970 Restaurants in San Diego £ American,
1776 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3103
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good46%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar
1776 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3103
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had burgers and craft beers as we were walking Shelter Island. Burgers were outrageous with at least 1/2 lb. hand ground beef patties lots of lettuce, onions, tomatoes. Loved the Pirate maitre'd he's a great guy and keeps things rolling and orderly. Lots of beers...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cool place with really good selection of craft beers and very tasty "pub" food. Right on a small pier on Shelter Island, can sit inside or outside, or even take out (food). The food is very well made and delicious. Make their own sausages...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We ate here a couple nights ago and we were thoroughly impressed!! I ordered the Fathom burger that was made to order and it was amazing!! Definitely recommend if you're in the area!

Thank Jereme B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a cute little spot on the dock. I love to watch the local fishermen. They have extra choices on Sunday Mornings. Great place to relax & watch the local sea life with good food & drinks/

Thank proctor992
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We've been going to Shelter Island for years. We walk early morning and are usually only there Sunday through Wednesday. This trip I took an early evening walk and saw the little fishing wharf with a line out of a very small building. I peeked...More

Thank H3478EWcatherines
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Very small place with GREAT sandwich, I had the Italian sausage, one of the best I ever had and I've had many. Large selection of local beers on tap, 6 or 7 tables outside on the Bay, great view. Warning, at this writing they do...More

Thank T0MSTL
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We were staying on the island and wanted something quick and not too expensive. This fit the bill--good burgers, sandwiches, beer. A few tables inside and 4 or so outside. It's actually on the pier. Kitschy decor--diving, posters from deep-sea movies.

Thank Diana S
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Unique place on the pier brats are delicious and the selection of beers are good and cold friendly staff

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

So, I'm a mom of 2 kids under 10. I visited this place with my parents. I have one kid that loves hot dogs and one that doesn't (neither like burgers). Sadly, there isn't much on the lunch menu that isn't a dog in some...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Super cool little bar and pub with superb mix at top notch beers on tap (Pliny the Elder !!) home made sausages and other grub and a killer collection of nautical adventure memorabilia including a 30 year collection of old National Geographics. All this and...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1776 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
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