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
    Sun–Thu 11:30am–9pm
    Fri–Sat 11:30am–9:30pm
    Brunch: Sat–Sun 11am–2pm
    Happy Hour: Sun–Thurs 3–6pm

    Note: We will not be open Thanksgiving Day Nov 24, reopening Nov 25 at 11:30am.

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  • News + Events

    Stuff the Lobster
    It's that time of year again! Seafood lovers can enjoy our sustainably harvested Boston-inspired tas...
    Hooked for 20 Years!
    NEWS | It's our 20th anniversary! For two decades, we've been leading the West in offering fresh...
    Reviewed: Best Lobster Roll
    June 15 is National Lobster Day. And what better way to celebrate than coming in for our popular Lob...
    Coming to Carlsbad
    We're super excited to be opening our second San Diego location this fall, in the Carlsbad Village b...
    Journey to the Inside Passage
    EVENT: Apr 12 and May 10 | Join us as we travel through the Pacific Northwest, where we have som...
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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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