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Best Waterfront Restaurants in Mission Bay

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A photo of Dockside 1953 restaurant
4.5
Awesome(504)
Price: Moderate
• Californian • Mission Beach
Booked 31 times today
With its spectacular waterfront setting, nautical-inspired design, and new menu of mouthwatering dishes by new Executive Chef Bryan Stuppy, Dockside 1953 is poised to become a favorite restaurant of hotel guests and locals alike. Aptly named for its marina-facing, bayfront locale at the Bahia Resort Hotel and the year that the resort opened, Dockside 1953 is a stunning standout sure to invigorate San Diego’s dining scene. Fresh, coastal-inspired, and locally sourced -- our eclectic menu of California fare features dishes to satisfy all palates. With a dedication to high-quality ingredients, menu highlights include butterscotch banana French toast and chilaquiles for breakfast, rockfish ceviche’ and a selection of flatbreads for lunch, pan-seared seabass and steak frites au poivre for dinner, and a thoughtful wine and cocktail menu. The extensive outdoor patio features cozy fire pits, gorgeous marina views, and a covered trellis to comfortably shade guests from the sun and rain.
A photo of Coasterra restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(7201)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Harbor Island
Booked 92 times today
Coasterra is San Diego's premier bay front dining destination! We are an innovative and modern restaurant, lounge and floating event center, featuring Mexican cuisine.
A photo of Oceana Coastal Kitchen restaurant
4.2
Awesome(1255)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Pacific Beach
Booked 19 times today
Oceana Coastal Kitchen features chef-driven, California cuisine along with modern, ocean-inspired design. The restaurant offers a memorable bayfront dining experience at an iconic Pacific Beach hideaway.The airy waterfront restaurant includes several distinct dining areas such as a quartz-topped cold bar embedded with mother of pearl and sea glass. The focal point in Oceana Coastal Kitchen's main dining room is an impressive 800-gallon aquarium, while a sliding window fully opens to showcase unobstructed views of Mission Bay.Oceana Coastal Kitchen offers an al fresco experience for guests, complete with sleek booths and tables with sweeping panoramic waterfront views. Led by Executive Chef Paul Arias, favorite menu items include the Oceana House Roll, the Harris Ranch Ribeye, and the Striped Seabass.We are excited to announce that we have been recognized by TripAdvisor as a 2023 Traveler’s Choice Best of the Best award winner, ranking 10th in the country for “Everyday Eats.”
A photo of Tidal restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1102)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Mission Bay
Booked 25 times today
Join us at our Tidal Waterfront Restaurant for a seafood focused Sothern California dinning experience! Enjoy locally sourced ingredients and beautiful views on our outdoor Tidal Deck or pick up dinner and take it with you back to your bungalow guest room.For parties of 13 or more please visit our website www.tidalsd.com
A photo of C-Level restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4380)
Price: Moderate
• Cocktail Bar • Downtown
Booked 138 times today
C-Level is a waterfront restaurant, as stated in its description and confirmed by numerous reviews. It's on the waterfront overlooking the city skyline and Coronado. Patrons highlight the breathtaking water views, and recommend booking tables by the water for the best experience. They also suggest catching sunsets and enjoying the city light up.
A photo of Waterbar San Diego restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(360)
Price: Moderate
• American • Pacific Beach
Booked 7 times today
Located alongside the vibrant ocean-front boardwalk in Pacific Beach, Waterbar offers only the best in tantalizing menus, innovative libations, panoramic views, and lively entertainment. Our “social seafood” menu is inspired by East coast, West coast and Baja cuisines, and transforms the freshest flavors through our chef’s unique renditions of coastal classics. Flavor-forward craft cocktails, local micro-brews, national brand favorites, and a diverse wine list are offered across comfortable bar seating, community-table dining, and intimate ocean-side tables. Waterbar’s thriving, energetic environment captures the passion of San Diego’s iconic coastline for an unforgettably satisfying experience.
A photo of Tom Hams Lighthouse restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(6430)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 54 times today
Tom Ham’s Lighthouse was built in 1971 by a man who was not afraid to put his name on his product. Rooted in warm welcomes & excellent food, Tom Ham made his lifelong dream a reality. Tom Ham’s Lighthouse is the only restaurant in the US to have a USCG operated & maintained Lighthouse attached to it. You can locate us on any modern nautical map as Beacon #9. Featuring a 100% responsibly resourced seafood menu & award winning Sunday Champagne Brunch, we are a must when it comes to the San Diego food scene. The dining room, purposely shaped like the state of California, allows for groups as grand as 50 yet private enough for a couple’s night out. Holiday brunches have been long time family traditions for many San Diegans. Start your family’s tradition this next holiday. With the best views of the Downtown City Skyline, Coronado & San Diego Bay, Tom Ham's is & remains a San Diego tradition in dining excellence since 1971.
A photo of Rumorosa restaurant
3.7
Very Good(8)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • Shelter Island / San Diego Bay
Booked 1 time today
Harbor's Edge is a waterfront restaurant because it's located on Harbor Island Drive overlooking the marina, as mentioned in its description. Reviews also highlight the beautiful views from the restaurant, confirming its waterfront location.
A photo of Casa De Freds, Tacos y Tequila restaurant
4.5
Awesome(302)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Old Town
Booked 2 times today
ABOUT FREDS OLD TOWN | Since 2001, Casa de Freds in Old Town has been bringing the fiesta to San Diego. Freds is the place for amigos - both new and old - to have a great time while enjoying quality food, fresh margaritas and a festive atmosphere. The menu offers a wide variety of delicious, Baja-infused selections that are made from fresh, high-quality ingredients. The vibrant decor and great music provide a unique dining experience right in the heart of historic Old Town. The restaurant offers plenty of versatility for groups of many sizes. The large outdoor patio is dog friendly, so bring in your furry friends and check out the doggy menu! The outdoor bar is a fantastic spot to enjoy the San Diego sun, whether you are here for the weekend or live down the street. Freds newly renovated Fiesta Cantina is the perfect place to watch your favorite sporting events. The Cantina also offers daily specials that will keep your tummies, glasses and pockets full. Thanks Amigo!
A photo of Roy's San Diego Waterfront restaurant
3.9
Excellent(3487)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 44 times today
Roy's San Diego Waterfront is a waterfront restaurant located on the water at the Marriott Hotel and Marina. The description mentions patio dining just steps from the water, and numerous reviews mention the outdoor seating with great waterfront views. One reviewer mentions watching the sunset over the marina, while another mentions enjoying the view of the bay and boats. It's a perfect spot for a relaxing dinner while enjoying the waterfront view.
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