Set in what was a private beach house in the 60s, Tidal’s mid-century modern design draws from the era it was built by Hollywood producer Jack Skirball. A fire pit-dotted deck, communal tables, and cozy lounge beckon casual group gatherings and lively conversation — though the 180° views of Mission Bay might just leave you at a loss for words.
4:00 - 9:00 PM Dinner (10:00 PM Fri & Sat)
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Brunch Saturdays & Sundays
Extremely loud on the outdoor casual dining deck. Moved inside to enjoy our meal.
Great ambiance and our waiter is terrific! Thought it might be a bit too touristy but it was just perfect for taking out of town guests. Warm evenings are great to dine outside. VERY nice ambiance and our seafood was great!
Food was overall excellent, with one notable exception, the long beans were tough and stringy, so much so that they were very difficult to cut with a table knife. the waiter took them off the bill when he saw that we did not eat them, and apologized. Service was good, but wait staff seemed a little overworked and while very pleasant and informative, the waiter had little time to spend at out table, or to check back in with any ordinary frequency. Service has been more readily available on past occasions. Everything else, from fish to vegies to french fries were terrific; and they had two local gluten reduced bears on the menu, Stone Delicious and a Duckfoot selection, both on draught!
Everything was great but the food was a bit salty. We had the eggs Benedict. Salty!
Best food in Town! Perfect!
Service was wonderful, waitress was very attentive. Food was excellent, awesome views of Mission Bay. Highly recommend.
I had the miso halibut and we shared the beet salad. Food was delicious. Great ambiance right on the water. Will be back.
Food was excellent...the restaurant is very nice, beautiful location on the bay as well. Our server was a bit spacey, we had to request a couple items multiple times but otherwise she was fine. Will return next time we’re in SD.
Fabulous service. Outstanding water-side View. So lucky we found this place!!!
Loud ventilation noise in the main hall is annoying. I will come back but I will not take a table in that area again.
Was great from the moment we sat down the the second we left. Great service, great food. Actually was prob the best service we have had in a while! And thanks for the map and explaining the area to us. We had a great after dinner walk around the resort. Daniel was our server and we wish he worked at every restaurant we go to! 😊
Great setting, ok food..pricey for the quality. Beet salad very good. Grouper so-so.
The hostess was very rude. She sat us at a table which was very sunny. We asked to be moved to a different table and was told “All” were reserved and couldn’t move us. Then overheard her telling another party she could move them to another table. We got charged $4 for a soda that was included in the kids meal and our waiter argued that we didn’t buy full meals so the free soda doesn’t apply. (It doesn’t state that in the kids menu). We wanted to take a family picture and our waiter saw us trying to take a selfie and instead of asking to help said “Let me get out of your way!”. That was really rude. The water view is nice but would never go back there again!!!!
Neat restaurant, great view from the patio. Bar services was very very slow. The food and everything else was good. Prices are high as you would expect but worth a one time visit.
This place is great. We all enjoyed our meals. We had a group of 13 and the food came out at the same time. And it was delicious. The chef knows what they are doing.
We had a beautiful view of the sun setting as we sat outside. Food was great... was a great find!
Although we are living in an era when the concept of people dressing up for a nice dinner is a thing of the past, Tidal is possibly a victim of the dichotomy of this issue: namely, if one would like to find an upscale restaurant for a special occasion, you may find yourself paying a lot of money to dine with people in bathing suits and Teva sandals. Not that it is the fault of Tidal, but understand that this is case with their clientele, and if it is a really special occasion, and that sort of thing bothers you, you may want to keep this in mind. The food was good and the presentation was nice, but I felt a bit overpriced. This restaurant is located in the resort area, which may account for the price. The view is fantastic and I would certainly recommend it for a happy hour drink to watch the sun set and have an appetizer.
My husband and I love Tidal.
I go there to get my Pina Colada because that’s my favorite cocktail and it’s difficult to find a place that does it well.
The food is outstanding, we’ve tried many dishes (we’ve been there at least 4 times) and we’ve never been disappointed.
Amazing food and top notch service. The chef is very creative, producing wonderful flavors. Great ambiance.
One of the best dining experiences we’ve ever had!
From the moment we walked in the door we were greeted with a smile. We sat at the bar for happy hour before our dinner. Jeffrey was outstanding. We were seated at an outside table with the best view in the house. However, I don't think there is any bad view. Heather was our waitress and was so helpful. She offered many suggestions. We started with an appetizer cheese board that was divine. Our meals were perfect. This was such a great experience for my husband and I. We will for sure be back and highly recommend to all of our friends.
We came here for our 1 year wedding anniversary while staying at the resort, and we are so glad we did! We were sat at a nice quiet table overlooking the bay as the sun was setting. Our server Logan was wonderful and attentive. He sent out an appetizer and dessert on the house, since he knew we were celebrating. He recommended the Halibut and the Braised Beef Cheek, both of which were incredible and so flavorful! We had a lovely time and left with very full and happy bellies!
Daniel the server was very friendly and extremely knowledgable about the entire menu.
We made reservations and would recommend to make reservations! Service and food was amazing!
Our waiter was the best ever and we had a great view!!
Some of the best food I’ve ever eaten. Amazing patio on he water.
The food was very good and they accommodated our switch from outside to inside (it was a little chilly) with grace.
First time dining in this restaurant. I made a reservation for father's day brunch. My husband and I enjoyed our Tahitian waffle with fried chicken. The customer service is excellent and it was nice when Chef Reyes stop by to check if we enjoyed our meal. We stayed a little longer to hang out in the patio and enjoyed the view of the bay while listening to the music from the bar next to the restaurant. We will definitely plan on going back not only for the food but also for the service.
So awesome. Loved this place.
The service and ambiance were great too.
We enjoyed Father's Day Brunch. Very creative meals, beautifully presented.
Absolutely, the most amazing dinner I have ever had!
Food was great as always. We were celebrating our anniversary so staff brought us a special dessert to celebrate.
Great view! Uniques food!
The food was amazing but they definitely subscribe to the less is more philosophy. Ordered the scallops. But highly recommend a side dish.
Tidal was a very nice casual, outdoor, waterfront dining experience. Prices were a bit high I thought. We had our four small grandchildren with us and the kids menu items were $17 each. Great view of the water though.
Dinner was delicious. I ordered the scallops and they were perfect. Our server was so nice and understanding when I didn't like the bitters in my drink she changed it immediately no problem. The view was spectacular. I was worried I'd be cold and they offered me a blanket (which I used!) Perfect setting, Perfect food, Perfect service!
Wonderful food! Awesome view. Great service!!
We stayed at paradise point for memorial weekend and stopped in for drinks one night and brunch on Sunday. The bartender Jeff was very friendly and made great drinks! For brunch we sat outside with a beautiful view of the bay. The food was absolutely wonderful and unique! You must start with the donuts, the sauces that come with them you could eat with a spoon! We enjoyed both of our experiences with Tidal!
Was one of the best meals I’ve ever had. My steak was cooked to perfection. The dessert was over the top. Chocolate coconut cake. My husbands meal was large and a huge filet of halibut. All very tasty and the service was great all around.
Excellent service and food! I made a special request for my anniversary and Tidal made it happen without a hiccup. Fish was delicious!