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The Glass Door Restaurant

) #319 of 3,982 Restaurants in San Diego €€ - €€€ American, , Mediterranean
1835 Columbia St, 1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101-2505
+1 619-564-3755
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“halibut” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1835 Columbia St, 1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101-2505
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More a Bar type setting than a restaurant, but good for drinks and Appetizers. They have a nice view with a partial view of the harbor and airport. The service was friendly and very good.

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The view was very nice on the 4th floor. Location is near an airport so you constantly have air planes landing and taking off. Might irritate some people, but we didn't mind it. The food was good in taste, but my bread on the turkey...More

Thank eandrade760
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The food was very good, but I considered it to be more like a bar that served food. Patio has a descent view of the harbor. You can also watch the planes come into the airport. We were actually at the hotel the second day...More

Thank daut59
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The food here is great and the service really good too, we were staying in the hotel attached to the restaurant and went here several times.

Thank Joesv1
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We kept seeing this place as we walked by as it is up high. We thought the views would be great. Finally on our last day we ventured up for happy hour. We were the only ones there so got the pick of the seats....More

Thank Zoe D
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Very pleasant experience. The food was good and the service was very nice. We were staying in the hotel and just took the elevator up. Nice views of San Diego from the restaurant. We would definitely return.

Thank GrandmaupstateNY
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Breakfast was included in the room fee at the Porto Vista Hotel. The Glass Door Restaurant is where the breakfast was served. Nice staff and good proportions. Looks like a bar scene in the evening.

Thank RVTravellers
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had so much fun here with the bartender/waiter. He was so honest about everything on the menu and took a FULL restaurant/bar by himself like a pro. He gave great recommendations and was just hilarious.

Thank kmw034
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The Glass Door Restaurant is located on the 4th floor of the hotel and has a great outside area with a fabulous view of the San Diego View. I ordered a light meal and is was very good, actually, way beyond my expectations. This is...More

Thank lisarb0630
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Every morning we had breakfast here.....Beautiful view of the Harbor.....The food was wonderful....Waitress was very friendly and accommodating....It was perfect in every way!

Thank karenfriz1964
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
Cuisine
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:00
15:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 14:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:00
15:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:00
15:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:00
15:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:30 - 10:00
15:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:30 - 10:00
15:00 - 01:00
Saturday
06:30 - 10:00
15:00 - 01:00
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1835 Columbia St, 1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101-2505
    (Fir St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-564-3755
  • E-mail
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