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Water Grill

615 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7017
+1 619-717-6992
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (50 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
615 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7017
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Reviewed today

Second day in row here for lunch and as I walked into the bar area, Rich, a very personable bartender, said, "Hello! Welcome back. Mira, right?," referring to my choice of Chardonnay at lunch the previous day. Now THAT's a very good start to lunch!...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and outstanding service! Dorian our server was top notch with knowledge of the menu and spot on recommendations! Food was delicious and definitely worth a return visit. Raw oysters were yummy! I went with local choices instead of the recommended ones or sampler...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Started the meal with the King Crab bites which were ok... they were somewhat watery and the sauces were both too heavy-handed for the delicate flavor of crab. Would have liked some drawn butter. The real disappointment of the night was the Wild Salmon. I...More

Thank david_patridge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

found this place by accident as was so happy we did....open bar area looking on to the street and a lovely dinning room behind.... service was spectacular atmosphere was great lobster was too die for salads were delicious great find....will definitely come back

Thank shell555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful meal. Great seafood with a wonderful craft cocktail program. The heirloom tomato salad and the scallops were incredible

Thank Charmed1994
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had drinks and predinner snacks at the bar. The oysters were outstanding. Good selection of craft beer. Good food. Service was great. Highly recommended. Will return before I leave town.

Thank Lynn N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town for a baseball game and actually had dinner reservations at a nearby well-known steakhouse in the gaslamp district. We had some extra time to kill before dinner so we were wandering around and saw the Water Grill so we stopped in...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Water Grill in San Diego before the Padres game and had a nice meal. Nesha our server was very nice as she handled all of our requests. My wife had the Lobster Roll Sandwich with Fries. I had the Bacon Cheeseburger...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and while my wife and I didn't actually eat here, we did stop in twice for late night drinks. They had a margarita that my wife absolutely loved and they had a very good wine and port selection as well. We did look...More

Thank cubfaninco
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Good food, nice selections, nice booths, good atmosphere and good wait staff. All in all a great experience. The mashed potatoes are excellent!

Thank firelight3
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Suzanne W
March 31, 2018|
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Response from 147lynnz | Reviewed this property |
They are open to serve food and drinks but I am not aware of any specials between 3-5pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7017
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-717-6992
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