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Indigo Grill

#119 of 3,821 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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1536 India St., San Diego, CA 92101-2405 (Cedar)
+1 619-234-6802
16:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came here for a group dinner last weekend. The bartender did a great job recommending drinks. It took a while for the hostesses to seat us even though our table had been ready for a long time. Beware, portions here are big and we ordered way too much food! As for the food, it was really tasty and well presented.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For first dinner in San Diego I picked the Indigo Grill in Little Italy. It is part of the Cohn Restaurant group. Food is eclectic with dishes ranging from Korean Bibimbap, to Japanese Chirashi salad, to Chinese Kung Pao Calamari, to Mexican tamale to South American street food. All are fusion-type plates borrowed from different countries' cuisine. Very nice setting... More 

Thank Johnmango928
East Hampton, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have now gone to Indigo for drinks and appetizers 3 times ... and it never disappoints. The margaritas are tops (and a generous pour); the small plates are varied and delicious (try the shrimp or the flatbread); and the prices can't be beat. Beyond that, the service is top-notch!! We love Carlos!! Run, don't walk to Indigo.

Thank pmlevine333
San Diego, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First the good. Food is excellent and plentiful. Lots of "small bites" that aren't really all that small, and you can make a meal out of them with such wonderful variety. Can't complain here, I think the restaurant is way too dark. Maybe they need to provide little lights for the menu or figure out a different way to print... More 

Thank BajaJuanita
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349 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 560 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

While our server seemed to be having a bad day, we did not let her bring us down. The $3 tacos and sangria were both very good. The decor also added to a nice happy hour lunch.

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Herriman UT
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100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 9 that visited this incredible restaurant. Amy was an impressive server and did a great job taking care of us. The food was remarkable. Great flavors, well prepared and of the highest quality. Will definitely frequent again.

Thank JohnKnotwell
San Diego, CA
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119 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Such an interesting, diverse menu makes it difficult to choose! We started with the queso fundido, kung pao calamari, and lobster ceviche. For entrees, we had the special ribeye, the mahi ceviche tostada, the bass, and the seafood salad. Excellent choices all the way around. Outstanfing food with an interesting fusion of Asian, Latin, and seafood flavors.

Thank prkittysd
New York City, New York
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125 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Dined here with some colleagues and had an excellent evening. Great cocktails, wines and of course the food. We ordered every ceviche on the menu and they were all delicious. We ordered other dishes too and every dish was great. The service was good. It's not in the downtown area but is worth the short taxi ride.

Thank Mon_Petit14
Scottsdale, Arizona
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I received a gift card and took my family to what I read was a really good restaurant. We were all really disappointed. They didn't have enough gluten free menus and we had to wait. The sangria came and it was bad, I ordered a rose and received a champagne glass of rose ish wine. Waitress later asked if I... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Went in with a group from work. My food was excellent - ordered grilled tuna and it was very nice. Not a large portion but good. Others in the group also were happy with their food. The menu had everything from tacos to steaks to bibimbap. One of our guys got slammed by the waitress when he ordered a domestic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Fusion, Latin, Central American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1536 India St., San Diego, CA 92101-2405
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stop at Little Italy
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-6802
Located in the heart of Little Italy featuring innovative modern Latin décor and a warm ambience create the perfect setting for sharing food and stories.

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