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


    Open Daily
    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

    New CUT Fitness Menu
    We've partnered with OC's CUT Fitness to create a seafood-inspired fitness menu! Our Executive Che...
    Island Thanksgivings
    Happy Thanksgiving! Join us on the island, as both Avalon and Coronado give thanks on Nov. 26 with c...
    Stuff the Lobster, Not the Bird
    Seafood lovers can enjoy our sustainably harvested Boston holiday feast throughout November and Dece...
    We've got one Shell of a Deal!
    On October 4th, come in and enjoy Bluewater’s signature Fish Tacos plus choice of beer, wine or no...
    Oysters in October
    Shellfish lovers can enjoy oysters roasted three ways during Oct. 13 tasting and month-long menu fea...
  • Features

    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
    A gift of good taste for seafood lovers! Available in any denomination. Come in today, or give us ...
    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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