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Ironside Fish & Oyster

1654 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
+1 619-269-3033
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (168 reviews)
“oysters” (248 reviews)
“octopus” (87 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1654 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ironside is nice as a quiet place that's open late - Waterfron is always crazy, Ironside is civilized, has a great beer selection, and is nicely decorated inside.

Thank nelsonjpn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place. We went for lunch. Our waiter, Roman, was very accommodating. We had cerviche, octopus, and fish tacos. Top quality.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for lunch and it was a bit late so it was a light lunch. We both had salads that were very fresh and tasty. I had one with arugula, nectarines, and hazelnuts. My wife had a ceasar. I also had the octupus...More

Thank n2r49rs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Holy Lobster rolls! Jam packed with lobster and just phenomenal. It’s a must have and it’s served with sour cream and onion flavored fries! Unexpected but so good. Also got the octopus which was so tender and melt in your mouth. The chowder was good...More

Thank cdbrits
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great decor and ambience, good and swift service. Had the lobster roll which was truly amazing. Definitely a popular place so a reservation is a must.

Thank Carlos S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met friends here for dinner. The food was delicious. Had one of the seafood sampler platters and everything g was fresh and very good. Our waiter was outgoing and attentive. Atmosphere was fun and upbeat. I gave a 4 instead of a 5 based solely...More

Thank milsie4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious local beer with fresh seafood is always awesome. I love beer here, latitude 33, it goes well with seafood very much.

Thank Sassasan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

delicious seafood with plenty of choice (oyster platters are just wow), great service, fine wine selection, very stylish design two things to keep in mind: 1. make a reservation (works even the day before, availabilities to be found online) 2. as always: for such a...More

Thank Christoph M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love a plate of fresh, unadorned delicious gifts from the sea, you'll enjoy the cold seafood gems this place serves up on shaved ice. The oysters, shrimp, squid and octopus were delectable and such a treat. We loved the open, airy, industrial vibe...More

Thank TookieGal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, Cynthia and I had dinner at Ironside fish and Oyster place Sunday evening. Lively place, interesting interior, oysters from Washington State and BC and excellent fish dish that we shared.

Thank jdwyer46
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Suzanne W
1 April 2018|
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Response from Wolfgang- Joach... W | Reviewed this property |
They have a happy hour, unfortunately I don’t remember the exact schedule. I’m sorry
10 August 2017|
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Response from Luckylibrarian13 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with agmark. Inside feels like outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1654 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-269-3033
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