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Wave House

Neighbourhood: Mission Beach
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Address: 3125 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, CA 92109
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+1 858-228-9283

Home to the FlowRider and the only FlowBarrel in the United States,...

Home to the FlowRider and the only FlowBarrel in the United States, WaveHouse at Belmont Park attracts the attention of pro athletes and celebrities, tourists and locals, and media all itching to get a piece of the action. With 87 thousand plus riders a year and over 3 million visitors stopping by to catch a glimpse of these impressive man made waves and the individuals who take it on, the WaveHouse has become an experience you won’t find anywhere else. Between dynamic wave contests, an epic events schedule and an unmatched beachfront location; the unique elements at WaveHouse raise the bar to other venues and ignite the interest of action sports enthusiasts and San Diego’s youth culture.

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Corporate party for PuppetConf 2016

Attended a corporate event on Thursday night, so only there for 2 hours. But seems to be a very fun place - lots of bars and party games spread around the deck area.

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Bruce T
Chelsea, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

G reat people watching. Service so poor you can bring your own and no one would notice. Had the worst sex on the beach drink ever here. Ordered another drink and 30 minutes later...i still don't have it.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

This place it right on the beach and has a very beachy vipe. The bartenders are helpful, the food and drinks are good.

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Bremen, Indiana
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

What a great location, even when a bit chilly. The surfers were a blast, and hugely entertaining! Food and drink were👍👍👍👙🌴😎

Thank triciamentz
Chelsea, Michigan
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Attended a corporate event on Thursday night, so only there for 2 hours. But seems to be a very fun place - lots of bars and party games spread around the deck area.

Thank Bruce T
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Wave Barrel or wave simulator was an exciting new board sport experience for my self and my son, Kam. He had such a fantastic time that he did not want to leave the park, unlike a lot of other water parks we have visited. The food at the Wave House club was amazing. The staff life guard Alexis was... More 

Thank Steve M
San Jose, California
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

After a bike ride around the Bay someone suggested we stop at the Wave House for lunch. It’s location was certainly convenient to where we were staying but don’t go there for the food. If you’ve never seen the surf pool it can be impressive to watch especially if the people using it can actually surf (although watching newbies try... More 

Thank Diane W
Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We come here every time we are in San Diego. Eating outside, with your toes in the sand...great drinks. Food good too. Great people watching! FlowRider surf machine is a blast for the kids.

Thank Oram555
Corona, California
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

You feel like you are not really wanted. I think they were having a lot of problems with kids drinking. I don't know, staff is very tight.Prices are high, not the same vibe it once had. I do not think I will be visiting again.

Thank ckrystek
Manalapan, NJ
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

It was our first visit to Wave House. My teens wanted to try Flow Rider. It was a great activity for my kids and a good way try something new or just to practice your skills. The only thing that I did not really like that they allow 15 people per session, thus lines are pretty long and for an... More 

Thank Julia K
Fremantle, Australia
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with a large group for a drink and to watch a few people on the wave and ending up staying all day with most of the group having a go and the rest having fun watching them! Good music and good vibe 👍🏼

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