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Ironside Fish & Oyster

1654 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
+1 619-269-3033
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (122 reviews)
“oysters” (198 reviews)
“octopus” (58 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1654 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Reservations recommended as this place is happening. The one time we could get in on a Saturday evening was 5.15 pm. This place is a gold mine! We decided to order half dozen of fresh oysters as well as oyster Rockefeller as starters. They were...More

Thank Momma808
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their menu is printed every day; depending on the fisherman and what they caught. You can build your own meal depending on the fish you like and what was caught. The menu even tells you the name of the fishermen. We were there for lunch....More

Thank Vinnie1973
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great, completely expensive but worth the experience. I don't really appreciate the price gouging just because they can, but its good. My daughter and I shared some oysters on the half-shell from all over the world and they were great. She has...More

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Joined family here for some oysters and seafood while in town for a wedding. A lot of variety on the menu to cater to different tastes. I had the black cod and it was quite possibly one of the more expertly prepared pieces of fish...More

Thank shoeless_ben
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An unexpected trip to San Diego, to escape Phoenix heat, led to this delightful restaurant. We found a hotel 2 blocks away from Little Italy! Enjoyed our dinner at an outside table complete with space heater!!! We had the greatest server, whose name escapes me,...More

Thank ilona s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The decor is eclectic and entertaining/interesting and the service was very good, but that's about where my recommendations end. We were a party of 5 and sampled appetizers, soup, beverages, and entrees. The peel and eat shrimp were large and sweet, but the sauces were...More

Thank easystreets1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to try a new place for us for seafood. Ironside proved to be a very hip and trendy place bustling with people. We had made a Monday 7:45 reservation on Opentable for a party of 2. We were greeted and seated right way...More

Thank akdeepdiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You want it, you didn't know you did - I did not have any interest in it, I wasn't looking for it, but our server recommend it. I looked to my wife, rolled my eyes and said something to the effect of, "guess they need...More

Thank Coug8491
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Ratingen, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place looks really cool, it feels like being on a boat. We were just drawn into this restaurant! The menu sounded already delightful and the food kept up to the expectations. Very interesting and refined recipes, well prepared. Nice selection of wines. Everything just...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great vibe and atmosphere in Little Italy. Service was really friendly and helpful. Cocktails were good. Seafood all tasted fresh. Would go back if in the area.

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Questions & Answers
Cynthia A
29 March 2017|
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Response from Rowdy M | Reviewed this property |
Parking can be a challenge in the Little Italy area. I definitely recommend Uber or Lyft.
5 January 2017|
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Response from amytud1 | Reviewed this property |
Above average prices, limited menu, dress mixed not to fancy but not right from beach.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1654 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-269-3033
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