Blue Point Coastal Cuisine
Blue Point Coastal Cuisine

Blue Point Coastal Cuisine

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.bluepointsd.com/
  • Phone: 6192336623
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Group Lunches Only.

    Dinner: Open at 5pm Daily.

    Closed most holidays so please call ahead.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact us for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Reservations 6192336623x
  • Special Events: Inquire on the web at dinecrg.com/group-events

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Market St.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet and private paid lots.
A word from Blue Point Coastal Cuisine
Blue Point is a 1940s style New York supper club featuring great martinis, the freshest seafood and prime aged beef. The dining room is lined with cherry wood and Frank Sinatra's music is common overhead.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Blue Point Coastal Cuisine reviews from OpenTable diners
99 reviews since March 30 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.4
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (59)fit for foodies (55)romantic (40)neighborhood gem (29)great for outdoor dining (22)notable wine list (18)hot spot (12)good for groups (10)late-night find (8)vibrant bar scene (8)scenic view (5)kid-friendly (4)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • Highest quality protein that swims
    LustForFood
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Bottom line, high quality, fresh seafood. Skillfully prepared, served hot, almost every time I visit. New halibut entree a must try. Smoked salmon best I've had in San Diego.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy from beginning to end
    Cohnfan
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We started with fresh oysters and ended with dessert, sharing appetizer and entree in between -- definitely the way to go to taste several sections of the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • WAIT STAFF WOWED!
    GatirBearCA
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    The moment we walked into the restaurant the staff was warm and welcoming. After we were seated the great service continued. Our waiter was extremely friendly and treated us to a delicious amuse bouche. Our server also took the time to thoroughly explain the menu and highlight some of the restaurants best choices Our meal was scrumptious! Thank you for a wonderful dining experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Foodiefiend
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Waiter forgot our oyster app. Then brought us the wrong one. But made it up with a free warm truffle chocolate cake. Great service recovery!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great seafood restaurant
    Bobc
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    I had the halibut, my wife had the linguine with shrimp and clams both were wonderful
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Unique seafood presentation
    JDRLVVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    I was in town for a meeting and wanted to eat some good seafood. I asked for advice from a server at the bar atop the Hyatt. She recommended the Blue Point just a short walk from the hotel. The recommendation was spot on. The ambience was understated elegance and complimented by Sinatra background music. The food was great. The oysters were large and incredibly fresh. For a main course I had the clam and shrimp linguini in pesto olive oil sauce. My wife had the butterfish. Both were beautifully prepare and uniquely presented. A good choice for a great seafood meal in the Gaslamp district.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    Fred
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    This was an absolutely perfect meal. The farmer's salad was great, scallops were prepared to perfection, and the service was outstanding. I highly recommend this restaurant - one of my all time best meals.
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  • Delicious romantic dinner
    FoodLover
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    The food was excellent. Highly recommend the scallops and swordfish. The wine choices were great as well. The servers are extremely attentive and great at giving recommendations. It was my birthday as well, and they brought me a scrumptious ganache chocolate cake. Would definitely go again!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Seafood
    PHil
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Had the Crab Crusted Halibut, it was amazing paired with teh Mac and Cheese which has to be on the all time best mac and cheese ever list, if that exists.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Oceanic
    Karen
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We loved the oceanic theme, even though it's not on the water and the wait staff were exceptional! :-)
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not really worth the price
    CJMGilbert
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    We really like C Level and so decided to try another of the CRG offerings. I got the crab-crusted halibut. My wife and daughter got the salmon. I enjoyed the halibut, the crab crust had a nice lemony zing that made the whole dish- but was it worth $48? I've had tastier fish dishes for less. My wife and daughter's salmon was nothing special. My wife said the best thing on the plate was the barbeque sauce for the salmon. The grits were sub-par, the rainbow carrots were so completely al dente that we called it raw and CJMthe spinach was without flavor. We skipped dessert and went down the street to Chocolat.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great!
    JanieVIP
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    I went with my mom and had a great time. The cocktail was terrific, the food incredibly tasty and the server warm and accommodating. I can't ask for much more. We will go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • San Diego Seafood
    ixlr8VIP
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    There are so many great options for seafood in San Diego, granted. Blue Point can be described as your standby, where you know you are going to get, not only a great meal, top quality, and superior service, but a great location right in the heart of the Gas Lamp neighborhood for a tremendous dining experience, with access to everything downtown SD. We had the Scallops, Salmon, and the Sablefish. Octopus salad was also delightful (Caesar and Calamari were also part of the experience). Dining on the patio was questionable for some, but if you can tolerate all walks of life, it was actually quite entertaining; like dinner and a show! Add in a handful of great cocktails, and it was a perfect outing. Thank you Mark, outstanding service sir.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Martini Masters!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Awesome street-side gourmet dining and martinis to die for. An excellent experience for my out of town guests and a great recommendation for business meals near the convention center.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Seafood
    Bobndeb
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Blue Point has become our favorite resturant in the Gaslamp. The seafood is fresh and cooked to perfection. We have always had outstanding service here. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • carrie
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    Central location, very good food and friendly servers! Really liked the wine menu. Whereas it may be a little old fashioned, it is always a great dining experience!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wines123VIP
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    I really enjoyed the food. It was tasty and the fish was very fresh. I wish the menu had a more complex appetizers otherwise it was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Delicious Food
    Musch
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Blue Point Coastal Cuisine's food is consistently good. I have been there three times and it has never disappointed. The service is efficient and professional. The menu is diverse enough to please all palates and there is an extensive selection of wines. If you are visiting San Diego, if you have lived here all your life, or if you are entertaining a guest, be sure to take the time to go to this restaurant; you won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Meal, once again
    nena
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Blue Point consistently meets high standards. We enjoyed our experience from the moment we walked in. The hostess was friendly, not minding that we arrived very early for our reservation. The waiter and bus boy were both friendly and knowledgeable, making it a comfortable and still elegant evening. And yes, the FOOD was FABULOUS.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was just ok
    MBDB2014
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    The halibut was dry, the haricot vert were overcooked. I expected better for a $48 dish. The service was incredible.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • steals burnt to a crisp
    chris
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    Sadly my husband ordered a med steak that wad double well done. Mine was median well and was way over cooked. It was pretty bad
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrible food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    I normally like this place, but it went with my father and my 2 uncles. I wanted to take them somewhere nice, but all of our food was terrible. Very disappointing especially since they drove two hours to see me and to go to dinner.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great seafood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Everything with seafood in it was delicious - skip the mushroom and beef ravioli, the pasta was tough and the insides were dry. The drinks are LARGE, they give you extra on the side. Had a great evening and left very well fed.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, outstanding service
    DJM1
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Great food, outstanding service. What's not to like.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    haal1
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    We had a fabulous time. Our waiter was great and the food was fit for foodies. As a matter of fact I said that we were eating things that looked like what we see on Top Chef challenges.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Mother's Day Brunch
    happy
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The Mother's Day Brunch was delicious and I had the crab stuffed whole trout was AMAZING and very tasty. The steaks were perfectly cooked and my mom ate for free as a gift of the restaurant for all mothers and she loved her spinach ravioli with shrimp in a light cream sauce. It is in a great location in the Gas Lamp and we will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mother's Day surprise
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I had eaten at Blue Point before and enjoyed their food so I took my sister there for Mothers Day lunch. To our surprise they paid for our entrees. How nice!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • smg46
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Excellent service... Fantastic scallops.. so welcoming on Mother's day.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice, but ...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Food was good, but short of great. Would likely have been happier with it had the prices not been so outrageous. Ate at Top of the Market the next night, liked both food and ambience better, and spent less. Should try to do something about the fishy smell on entry to the restaurant. Not all fish seafood restaurants smell that way!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Can't wait to go back
    smeredithsVIP
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    We started with the lobster bisque and sashimi. Both were excellent and very flavorful. Our entrees were the albacore and the Faroe salmon. Our cleared plates were completely clean. The sides included with each entree were wonderful and tastefully plated. Our server, Erica, was extremely attentive, but not in a bothersome way. Our drinks were quickly refreshed and we left feeling full. Can't wait to return and try other fish entrees. This lives up to the rest of the Cohn restaurants we visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Seafood -- Impeccable Service
    Food4thought
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Any time we're in San Diego, my husband and I eat at Blue Point. We have never been disappointed. Great, fresh seafood, a great ambiance, great location in the center of the city's energetic Gaslamp Quarter--and a truly professional waitstaff (our waiter on Our last visit had been there for 15 years) that know how to be attentive without being intrusive. Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great People Watching
    mhkolmanVIP
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    We sat outside and got to enjoy the people watching but through a glass screen that made our dinner very private and quiet. The food was excellent. We both had fish and each enjoyed it a great deal. Fish was fresh and well prepared. Our server was attentive without being intrusive. It was a very nice evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice, except for birthdays
    rpsjensenVIP
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    I put a note in reservation that it's dinner for my wife's birthday. Not once was it acknowledged and instead was offered to get dessert if we pay. So we went to a different Gaslamp restaurant the following day where she was treated special the whole evening.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Regular
    RegularVIP
    Dined on 4/21/2014
    Always one back here when in SD. Great steak, oysters and drinks.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • IanScrat
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Great experience at OysterFest! Party of 5: Beef and Reef, Whole Trout, Faroe Salmon, Lobster Bisque, Soup of the Day (a Saffron concoction), Shrimp Pasta. Rated excellent by my dining companions. I did 2 oyster servings- excellent! Drinks well done. And how about the dessert sampler! It is to die for! Do not pass up this treat. Everything is made in-house. The butterscotch is heavenly. Waitstaff professional, well-trained. Food delivery timed perfectly. No hovering, no annoyances. Downside: ambiance was noisy, high ceilings, open venue, full house created a loud atmosphere. Romance? Quieter mid-week visit, let the reservation hostess do seating. This is not a paid review. I live in San Diego.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A wonderful birtrhday evening!
    emlake
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    We've always enjoyed Blue Point, though haven't visited very often. But as it was my birthday, it was a gem we thought would be a special treat. We were slightly late due to traffic problems, but as soon as we walked in our table was waiting for us. Our server, Brittany (sp) was not only attentive, she was friendly, smart & so well versed in our menu selections. The 2 soup we chose, the saffron shrimp & lobster bisque were perfection. Our entrees, Lobster & steak were cooked exactly as we desired. We also enjoyed the complimentary chocolate cake for my birthday. Everything was wonderful. We'll definitely visit more often than just special occasions! Fine dining that makes you feel at home. What could be better!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great late night spot
    SanDiego1
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    Arrived for a late dinner, and had a great meal. Wine list is good, the service was great. I ate inside but the outside space looked great.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding!
    Open8
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    Our group of 14 was treated with tender loving care and exceptionally great service. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. I will definitely return and recommend this wonderful spot in San Diego.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy Gaslamp Find
    ksb48VIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    We tried Blue Point before a show at the Spreckles Theater. We shared appetizers, martinis and wine. The calamari was delicious and perfectly cooked and seasoned. We also had soup/salads, shrimp/crab potstickers were fantastic! We also had the smoked salmon.....very generous on the salmon. We will definitely return....the martinis were delicious!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    Blue Point has never disappointed! The staff & food are great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.