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Tom Ham's Lighthouse

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2150 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1015 (Harbor Dr.)
+1 619-291-9110
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Flagstaff, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely one of the best restaurant experiences I've had. We sat at the bar and watched the ships coming in and out. The views were stunning but the service was even better. Ian, thank you for giving us such a remarkable experience to remember our trip to SD by. You have a gift with making people feel welcome and valued.... More 

1 Thank ch2142016
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our party of four had an excellent visit here, dining on the deck with stunning views of San Diego. The food was very good including chicken, salad, tenderloin polenta and bouillabaisse. The ambiance was outstanding, and we even had a view of the fireworks on this evening. We would all return.

1 Thank Natickpal
West Jordan, Utah
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147 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Party of 5 , made reservations well in advanced. Service was good, she took pics for us and didn't let our champs go below half a glass. The building is beautiful. Very good views of the bay. Saw a sea lion and lots of birds. Pretty good spread of food. My favorite was the chilaquiles. Friend tried the eggs benedict... More 

1 Thank mindiwilson
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food and fantastic choice of beers, would have been good to have had a better choice of vegetables, never the less the location, quality and friendly staff made it an experience to remember

Thank Martin M
New Jersey
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368 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 650 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was staying overnight at the nearby Hilton on a Friday evening. I found this place was rated 4 stars on Yelp, therefore, I reserved a table for two on Open Table for dinner at 6pm. I walked from my hotel to the restaurant. As I approached I noticed there was a wedding ceremony at the restaurant located downstairs. This... More 

Thank Tony J
Bellingham, WA
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198 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe it's our fault for ordering a non-fish entree, but the duck breast entree was very small and rather tasteless. The sauces would have helped if they had been three times larger. Even the dessert I ordered (velvet cake crepes) was rather bland. The wait staff was excellent and the view was excellent. I just expected a better meal.

Thank BellinghamQuilter
Towcester, United Kingdom
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323 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A 20 minute taxi ride takes you from Gas Lamp to the other side of the harbour. Lovely views over San Diego. Food was good (mainly seafood) and a good beer selection.

Thank PickyglobetrotterUk
Laguna Beach, California
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great restaurant. The view of San Diego at night is outstanding. The food and service were top notch and I highly recommend having a lovely dinner here.

Thank tparrett1
Southern CA
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78 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The oysters are delicious and the location beautiful. This restaurant is always a solid choice. Very close to the airport and downtown, it is worth the taxi or uber ride if you don't have your own transportation.

Thank TravelAllMyDays
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have a boat on Harbor Island and often sit at the bar enjoying the skyline. I don't think there's a better view to be had in San Diego at night. Furthermore, their chilled seafood bar is second to none in the area. If you are looking for a cool place to have a drink and some... More 

Thank MJWFrequentTraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2150 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-1015
    (Harbor Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-9110

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?