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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” (115 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1005
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Reviewed 4 days ago

a bit pricey, but the view and the ambiance made it totally worth it to me. great place for steaks .. totally recommend it

Thank SoCalRoadMan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant for the second time. The service was quick, the food was fine and the environment excellent. We had a Cesaers salad, and fish and chips. Both fine and the fish and chips served in a unique way. Also the wine, from...More

Thank Claus H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, professional greeting and an amazing attentive server. The only problem? How about 3 hairs in our food? Make it worse? How about the table next to us having the same experience? Wtf?!? Manager was great but does not excuse unsanitary conditions not once,...More

1  Thank Ramtin E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say enough great things about this restaurant ! We arrived early and they sat us quickly. There was 4 of us in the group! The server was attentive and let us take our time with the wine list. I had the cocktail shrimp...More

Thank bboivin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was outstanding. I had steak and lobster both were fabulous. My wife had the same thing she is almost impossible to please (she likes her steak well, ugh) but they got it perfect. We ordered the Twice cooked Baked potatoe with lobster it...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant on Harbor Island that sits right on the water. The view is enough to try it out. We enjoyed our cocktails but were expecting more out of the food. Prices charged were a lot higher than food quality. We had the Brie appetizer...More

1  Thank Don S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this way place. Even though we are from Texans we have found our way back 3 times. Ask for a table with a view & our favorite is their coveted patio. You'll also be across from the USS Midway as a bonus to...More

1  Thank TriciaC3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my wife's Social Security Birthday with a fantastic meal accompanied by a great waterfront view. The table for four in the corner where the glass walls meet is the prime spot but it is in demand. IP is a steak place, but it...More

Thank Palladin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great setting on the edge of the airport of San Diego looking out on the city and the island of Coronado. It presents nice views from its location. Service was caring and attentive and even for a larger group the food was presented timely and...More

Thank Gogohan
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We tried Island Prime when we were in San Diego. The views in the restaurant were amazing. Had a table right next to the water. Started with the lobster bisque which was awesome. Main course was 12oz filet and lobster tail. This filet was one...More

Thank Mike R
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Is the C level open for lunch today 6/22? I want the seafood louie.
23 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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