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Island Prime Restaurant

880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
+1 619-298-6802
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (126 reviews)
“filet trio” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are 3 seperate areas to dine. There is the more upscale dining room only open at dinner. There is also a more casual space that includes a section inside and outside. All offer fabulous views back towards the city skyline. Try your best to...More

Thank n2r49rs
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Perfection from the ambiance, menu and service. The most delish steaks and seafood to choose from. Highly recommend the aged steaks and king crab legs. Calamari cooked tender and crisp, baked Brie crusted with sesame and served with jalapeño jelly and toasted bread, and caramelized...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Special events or just a romantic meal with your spouse. Fabulous selection of Steaks, Fish & Chops. An exceptional wine cellar ! !

Thank garynordstrom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last two times we have been to San Diego a must do for us was Island Prime. We love everything about it. This trip the first reservation we made was Island Prime. Last night we arrived for our 7:30 reservation and were greeted with...More

Thank nanner2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enrique was FANTASTIC!!!! Sure the steak was great, and the view, and the wine.... Enrique made all of it ten times better... Four of us for restaurant week enjoyed the night immensely and Enrique was the Prime reason..

Thank Maverick12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very overpriced in my opinion. I had lobster bisque, and to be truthful it was BLAH, little or no flavor. Very pricey. Best thing about the restaurant, and we ate outside which was nice, was the waitress who was great, however I'd never go back....More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for my birthday and had a wonderful time! We had seats by the window and the view is outstanding. Our waiter was very nice and we enjoyed a leisurely and tasty meal. I recommend the filet trio - it was cooked perfectly....More

Thank heatherjordan56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations a must for this popular setting waterfront side on Harbor Island on San Diego Bay. Started with a drink in the lounge while waiting for our table. Luckily they were able to accommodate our request for a waterfront table but clouds covered a normally...More

Thank joeulv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time here and I would definitely return again. We came with friends celebrating a birthday. The white prawn appetite and wedge salad was tasty. The wedge was different with dried onions on it which enhanced the flavor of the wedge. There...More

Thank LoLoMesa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling in the west of USA and came to San Diego just for two nights. For the second night reserving was impossible for the restaurant was full and we didn't want to miss the experience. We came for dinner, five people. As we were quite...More

Thank Oded K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-298-6802
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Resting on stilts atop San Diego Bay overlooking the city skyline and Coronado, there’s nowhere better than Island Prime & C Level to experience quintessential San Diego.
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