Coronado Island - Voted “Best Seafood”

We are located over the water in the historic former Hotel Del Coronado boathouse, built in 1887, on Coronado Island which was converted from the former Chart House and “1887” restaurant. Known for hyper-local, pristine quality seafood that's sustainably caught, Bluewater Boathouse offers upscale casual “coastal” dining. Come in, get hooked!

With private rooms and custom menus, we're the perfect spot to hold your next event, with many options for banquets, weddings and corporate parties. to start planning your event.

Arriving via boat? Dock at the Seaforth boat rental dock next door. Dinghy landing $5/day, and short term docking available. Pickups and dropoffs $10. For more info, please call 619 437 1590.

Well behaved dogs welcome on our patio.

  • Location, Hours + Contacts


    1701 Strand Way
    Tel: 619 435 0155
    Fax: 619 435 9419


    Please note: We will be closed Jan 4-6, 2016 for a brief remodel.

    Our regular hours
    Lunch: 11:30am–4pm
    Dinner: 4pm–9:30pm
    Brunch: Sat–Sun 11am–2pm
    Happy Hour: Sun–Thurs 3–6pm

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  • News + Events

    March: Taste of Louisiana
    EVENT: Mar 8 | Get into the Mardi Gras spirit at our March 8th tasting! We're serving up classic C...
    Champagne & Oysters in Feb
    EVENT: Feb 9 | Fall in love with our oysters & champagne tasting on Feb 9th. Die-hard romantics ca...
    Eat More Fish, says U.S. report
    NEWS: Jan 15, 2016 | The just-released “Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020” encourag...
    France vs Italy Tasting in Jan
    EVENT: Jan 12 | We're kicking off 2016 with our battle of famous fish stews and wine! Come and dec...
    Football Fans Score on Deals
    EVENT: Jan 4 | College football fans score big at Bluewater with discounts, promos and extended ha...
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    We're in Wonderland
    We've been featured in Wonderland, a show exploring San Diego's vibrant neighborhoods! Check out our...
    Event Planning
    Bluewater Boathouse is perfect for a any event, whether it's casual or formal, a reception, corporat...
    Gift Cards & More
    A gift of good taste for seafood lovers! Visit our online store to buy an electronic gift voucher or...
    We Cook Your Catch
    You caught it? We'll cook it! Take advantage of the fishing season and let us prepare your fresh cat...
    Harpooned by "Pilikia"
    We have our own boat called Pilikia plying the waters off Catalina. Come in during the season and tr...
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