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Craft and catch converge at Tidal, perched where land meets sea on the shores of Mission Bay. Tidal curates a thoughtful selection of local seafood and craft beverages that, like the ever changing tides, shift seasonally at Mother Nature’s whim. Keeping in even keel with the kitchen, the bar offers an impressive collection of boutique wine, San Diego craft beers and mixed drinks by cocktail craftsmen.
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.
San Diego, CA 92109
Hours of Operation:
4:00 - 6:00 PM Happy Hour Mon-Sun
4:00 - 9:00 PM Dinner (10:00 PM Fri & Sat)
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sunday Brunch
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary private lot
Private Party Facilities:
Come together where land meets sea, and craft and catch converge. To host your holiday party, birthday, anniversary, corporate event, or other large or private party at Tidal, please contact us here: http://www.paradisepoint.com/san-diego-private-events.php.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Tidal Ratings and Reviews
Food and service were good but we also picked a cold night when no one else was there (low season) so getting attention was not a problem.
They also add a 4% fee to the bill as some stupid offset to a local increase in minimum wage. I thought that was unethical. Add it to your prices so people know how much they are spending - don’t slip it in on the tab at the end!!! Is this common in San Diego??
Place and service were great! We went on Christmas Eve and it is surprisingly overpriced. We started with the appetizer which is okay then the entree threw everything off. Prime rib with mash and uncooked string beans were all bland my wife got the salmon instead of grouper with chick pea and sauce overpowered the fish. I feel really bad paying 230$ for this evening. Sorry not sorry I cook for a living Im not the greatest but you they couldve done better.
Personally I would not recommend this place for food. Food was awful. First off I picked this place for the food but didn’t know there was a set menu for that day. My bad. We had the Christmas Dinner. For $70 a person I expected way better food. I had the tamale duck. Strange tasting. The only thing that was decent was prime ribs and mash potatoes. For Desert I had Orange chocolate chip cookie which was weird tasting. A grity strange tasting milk shake. Wasn’t really even a milkshake. Was not worth money or trip.
Unfortunately, my wife and kids really didn't enjoy the food here. The Chicken Confit was overcooked and dry. Entree Diver Scallops (2) can be a full entree. Mash potatoes were like glue (over processed not mashed). They sat all the families with kids on one end away from other patrons. Didn't enjoy our Thanksgiving dinner at all.
Went for Thanksgiving since this used to be a great restaurant. We were wrong. This was one of the worst Thanksgiving meals we have ever experienced. The food was really awful. I couldn't eat it. Yet it was $70/person plus the wine pairing cost (with lousy wines). The personnel were great from the servers to the hostesses, but they were overshadowed by D+ cafeteria quality food that was truly awful. This was a Thanksgiving where I went home hungry!!
Disappointing, expensive dinner. The flavors of the food didn’t taste good. Do not get the $40 bland tuna with mushrooms. You will never want to eat a mushroom again. We regretfully should have just gone to a taco shop, which we know is always good.
Service was so slow, we didn’t get our drinks until the food showed up.
We stayed the night at Paradise Point to celebrate my boyfriend’s birthday. I took him to Tidal for dinner. I had the salmon and he had the Sea Bass. The food was excellent and our server was very nice/knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend Tidal for any meal and occasion!
Made reservations for 6, thinking 1 hour 30 minutes would be enough time before heading to an 8pm concert. We were mistaken, it took 40 minutes to get cheese we ordered as an appetizer, and didn’t receive our meal until an hour after ordering. We had to cancel and leave hungry to the concert since the food didn’t come until 7:30!!!! Staff was unapologetic. Will never return!
This is San Diego restaurant week so we decided to give Tidal a try. The food was excellent. The service was wonderful. I had the vegetarian options which were fantastic given that they were not on the regular menu. The vegetables were crisp and the quinoa was great. My husband had the lobster coconut soup which he loved. The chocolate coconut cream cake was the perfect end to the meal. Rich, decadent and moist. Sitting out on the patio overlooking the bay was fantastic. Would definitely go back.
Wow, what a treat. We haven't been to Tidal since they revamped the menu.
The food was AMAZING. What a wonderful and unique flavor profile. It reminded us of the offerings we had in Maui. A high end menu with an island twist. Super tasty.
Great for date night, special occasions, etc. You can't miss.
Let me start by saying it was an expensive flop.
The ambiance by the water, overlooking the bay is pretty, but to be honest not memorable.
It is seriously over priced for what is offered. No idea what some raved about ....
They charge you for the bread that's usually offered free in other restaurants of this price point. Must say though the pineapple butter accompanying the bread was delicious.
My halibut entrée was soooo dry (it even tasted a bit burned) that I had to send it back. The waitress graciously took it away & and made sure the replacement scallops I ordered were brought to me quickly. The scallops were good, well seasoned & cooked perfectly, but it was nothing exceptional.
My husband's scallops were plated so badly it looked like someone dropped the sauce but couldn't be bothered to replate !!
The children's meals were $17+ & when we asked if the mashed potato side (for the the chicken) could be replaced with a little pasta, the answer was no, but we could order the buttered pasta for an additional $17. Really ??
We didn't bother staying for dessert as nothing on the menu inspired us.
Overall, if you are a foodie skip this experience. You won't be missing anything.
Wonderful location with a stunning view on the patio. Tasty food, but with extremely small portions for the price. Some of the food seemed increasingly complex.. just for the sake of sounding fancy. That said, we had a nice dining experience - excellent dessert, drinks, and service.
Absolutely loved our 4 course dinner and wine tasting. Andrew Reyes, the chef and our waiter, Daniel were just fantastic, professional, knowledgeable, attentive, and made our dinner so fun and enchanting. We got the most beautiful view of the bay, if not the best seat in the house. The food and wine pairing was awesome and perfect. Our hosts just knew just what to do and say! From the entrance at the door to the end of our meal, our experience was the best I have had in a long time anywhere. Excellent service, great ambiance, and wonderful people you have working at Tidal. So grateful we got to experience such a lovely and delicious meal!
This has been one of our favorites spots to relax and celebrate special occasions for 40 years! My only disappointment as we arrived at Tidal was that as we approached the bar at Tidal.......we found the bartender licking his fingers after refilling condiments, took our order, did not even consider washing his hands and then proceeded to make our drinks!
Well, needless to say, we drank them anyway!! I will say, he was pleasant as well as the rest of the staff.
Ambiance and decor are nice the bartender and waiter were nice too, but other than that I feel it was a miss. I'm not saying it's bad, but there are many other places I'd go before I'd go there again. The portions are way too small and kind've bland. The drinks where good, but happy hour only applies to the bar! We would've ordered many more drinks had the happy hour applied to the whole restaurant and not only limited to the bar.
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