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Best Waterfront Restaurants in Ocean Beach

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4.6
Exceptional(7159)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Harbor Island
Booked 67 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.
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4.5
Awesome(493)
Price: Moderate
• Californian • Mission Beach
Booked 15 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 C-Level restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4330)
Price: Moderate
• Cocktail Bar • Downtown
Booked 135 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 Oceana Coastal Kitchen restaurant
4.2
Awesome(1251)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Pacific Beach
Booked 12 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 Tom Hams Lighthouse restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(6406)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 41 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 Tidal restaurant
4.3
Awesome(1100)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Mission Bay
Booked 14 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 Brigantine at Portside Pier restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3877)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 110 times today
The Brigantine is more than just home to some of San Diego’s finest seafood. It’s a place where locals and visitors alike come to share a lively atmosphere and authentic sense of community. The Morton family opened the first Brigantine on Shelter Island in 1969, with a vision that embraced the beach town lifestyle, a dedication to flavorful food, and a passion for friendly service. Today, we’re known far and wide for our San Diego-style surf and turf. From our award-winning fish tacos and freshly shucked oysters, to classic filet mignon or our perpetually best-selling marinated grilled swordfish. Always prepared to exceed expectations, and served with a smile. You can stop in at any neighborhood Brigantine and get a taste of the local flavor, from regionally inspired specials, to custom cocktails and home town craft beers. At the Brigantine we make first timers feel like regulars, and consider regulars part of the family. So come by often, and share our taste for life.
A photo of Waterbar San Diego restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(354)
Price: Moderate
• American • Pacific Beach
Booked 13 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 Topsail at Portside Pier restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(125)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 12 times today
San Diego's most iconic waterfront property features Topsail, a luxury lounge on the rooftop at Portside Pier! Indulge in fresh seafood, craft cocktails, and small plates while relaxing fireside above the water!
A photo of Rumorosa restaurant
3.6
Very Good(7)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • Shelter Island / San Diego Bay
Booked 2 times 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.
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