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Islands Restaurant

) #72 of 1,059 Restaurants in La Jolla €€ - €€€ American, ,
3351 Nobel Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1812
+1 858-455-9945
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (14 reviews)
“teriyaki” (2 reviews)
“burger” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3351 Nobel Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1812
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Reviews (67)
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service, decent prices, excellent veggie taco, calories conveniently listed on the healthier dishes for those who care. Casual, comfortable , normal atmosphere for this fairly casual place. Well worth it, we thought.

Thank Sinned2
Reviewed 11 May 2017

While out shopping with 2 friends we decided to try this place on a whim. We were looking for something we've never had before and this fit the bill. We stopped in at lunchtime and had great, quick service. We ordered the Northshore Tacos and...More

Thank Rita_Bill
Reviewed 3 May 2017

They have many variations of Burgers, and my favorite is the Veggie Big Wave. My husband and I often go to lunch on a Sunday and look forward to it. We try to beat the crowds but it doesn't always work!

Thank jackie60750
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Been here about 2 years ago. Good place for lunch. Casual dress. Had tuna and fries. They were very good. The entire menu looks great!

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

For me, Islands is one of those comfort places that I go at least once when I'm in San Diego. The food is good, not great, and the staff is always helpful and upbeat. Happy Hour is a bargain. In my most recent visit, I...More

Thank GlobalJoe
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I ordered a Hawaiian burger medium well and my husband ordered the blue cheese burger. Both came out with the meat undercooked. Neither burger was very flavorful. The best taste of mine was the pineapple. There was no flavor to the meat and not enough...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 30 December 2016

After a long day we visited with friends and the food was great. The service was great. It was clean and very nice.

Thank LaVada B
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great happy hour deals. Quality food. Service was speedy even during happy hour. Very accommodating with requests and changes. Large portions.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Happy hour specials were awesome if you like apps and cocktails! Service in the bar is slower which was unfortunate. Took 30+ minutes for our food which was okay since we ordered chips and salsa. Drinks are strong, so be aware!

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Islands Restaurant is like an Applebee's or Red Robin with a more limited menu (well at lunch time it was at least). My BLT was delicious and waitress attentive. Restaurant located in a shopping mall but it is free standing.

Thank esteuer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3351 Nobel Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1812
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-455-9945
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