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The Glass Door Restaurant

1835 Columbia St, 1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101-2505
+1 619-564-3755
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“potatoes” (7 reviews)
“mussels” (3 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1835 Columbia St, 1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101-2505
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, beautiful place to watch the sunset. Good drinks and great food. Nice vibe. Worth checking out.

Thank erikjrob
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Breakfast is a no go. Eggs smelled liked moldy dish towels, sausage was like a rubber ball, potatoes cold and pastries rock hard. We went in 30 minutes after opening and disappointing is the nicest thing I can say.

Thank andrealV489BX
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

When we arrived we noticed that the menu was being changed from what a lot of the review sites had published. We stayed on the property for a total of 6 nights over 2 weeks, and really enjoyed the food. We are on a low...More

Thank fmationg
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a late night drink and to check the view we had heard so much about. The place was empty on a Thursday and we were able to enjoy some chat with the very nice staff. The menu looks good and the...More

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I visited this location as a potential venue for our annual ERE. I stopped here for lunch and the food was amazing! The view was breathtaking and the ambience was awesome!

Thank jaquelyn25
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Nothing special about the foods, but the staff is friendly and the views help to enhance the overall experience.

Thank A1PhotoTraveler
Reviewed 24 October 2017

enjoyed cocktails at sunsets. Food offerings were good. made a take out to go back to room to enjoy our city room. our room rate included basic hot breakfast. great for early start or flight out

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I reviewed this while reviewing the Hotel Vista as it's located inside the hotel. It does have awesome views. The bartender is terrific. Serving staff is good also. Breakfast: the food is quite good. That said, they don't offer what they put on their 'menu'....More

Thank jtdanza
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for Happy Hour, but looks like anytime would be great. Read about the Glass Door online and decided to give it a go. On the 4th floor of a hotel. Nice view looking West toward the harbor. Happy Hour menu is unique and...More

Thank amoomba
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We came to the bar to have a drink before walking around. We met Holly, our bartender, with the great personality and pours a nice cocktail. My martini's were excellent. If you have a chance on your trip, stop here first.

Thank Mel C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1835 Columbia St, 1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101-2505
    (Fir St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-564-3755
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