Shelter Island Dining and Nightlife


A selection of fine dining restaurants and casual Shelter Island Hotels Restaurants await you.

Blue Wave Bar & Grill

Delicious California coastal cuisine is what you’ll experience at the hotel’s own Blue Wave Bar & Grill.  This casual fine dining establishment is open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving both main dishes and small plates alone with incredible marina views.  Enjoy the beautiful view of Point Loma paired with the delectable flavors of tropically inspired dishes created by Executive Chef, Christopher Spayde.  What is more, the restaurant features an excellent wine list and the lounge offers a daily happy hour.  Relax and unwind around a great meal.  

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Island Palms Hotel & Marina • 2051 Shelter Island Drive • (619) 222-0561

Vessel Restaurant

Vessel at Kona Kai Resort & Spa offers New American cuisine expertly prepared by Executive Chef Roy Hendrickson, served in a casual, chic atmosphere. Vessel is one of San Diego hotels most popular and  sought after dining venues with its fabulous 360° bar and video wall  showcasing local  landscapes. The coastal fare incorporates local, seasonal and  sustainable ingredients, taking traditional delicacies and  giving them a flavorful twist.

Overlooking Kona Kai Marina, the Tiki Bar and  Pool has sweeping views of the picturesque Point Loma hillside and is the perfect spot to enjoy the San Diego sunshine while sipping on  cocktails from our Tiki Bar.

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Kona Kai Resort & Spa • 1551 Shelter Island Drive • (619) 221-8000

Humphreys SoCal Dining & Music

This award-winning restaurant, featuring contemporary sophistication, unparalleled fare and world-class waterside views, enjoys myriad   accolades for both cuisine and ambiance. Settle into the artfully   designed dining room with floor to ceiling marina views for modern California cuisine at its finest, with globally-inspired flavors, crisp seasonal produce and seafood and the best quality meats and cheeses available.  Chef Reden Ramos' cuisine is at once delicate and  flavorful, highlighting California's fresh bounty. Toast to that with a  glass of  wine from Humphreys So Cal Dining & Music's superb wine list which,  for six consecutive years, has received a coveted Wine Spectator Award  of Excellence.

Serving  breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, and the  Sunday Champagne Brunch features impressive buffets filled with delicious entrées and  decadent desserts, all enhanced by the breathtaking views of the marina  and San Diego Bay.

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After   your meal, enjoy cocktails and dancing at Humphreys BackstageLIVE  – a   live music lounge. Voted as San Diego's Best Live Music  Club, Backstage  LIVE showcases some of Southern California's best  dance, R&B and  jazz bands and offers a range of Happy Hour specials  all surrounded by  those same spectacular views.

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Humphreys Half Moon Inn & Suites • 2241 Shelter Island Drive • (619) 224-3577

The Quarterdeck Restaurant

Enjoy   great-tasting food, craft beers and sweeping views of San Diego and  the  Point Loma hillside at the Quarterdeck Restaurant & Bar. From our  award-winning chili to our signature coconut jumbo fried shrimp,  they  have something for every palate – plus tempting selection of  flavorful  wines and craft beers. In addition to their fabulous food and  drinks,  the Quarterdeck Bar has a few HDTVs, so you can watch all of  your  favorite sporting events play-by-play throughout the year.

Dine in an elegant indoor dining room for a more intimate experience or at   their fire-pit table or poolside patio and enjoy the beautiful San Diego weather. The Quarterdeck serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and weekday happy hour.

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The Bay Club Hotel & Marina • 2131 Shelter Island Drive • (619) 224-8888

Wine and Dine on the Shelter Island Waterfront

San Diego offers virtually anything you can think of when it comes to dining and really enjoying the experience.  And it all can start from your choice of the four Shelter Island Hotels.

Eating  out can be much more than you and a plate of food. All across San  Diego, the city is covered with tasty vittles, wacky decor and some  seriously unique ambiance. That might mean custom-made desserts with  their own special effects, heavy metal decor paired with a vegan menu, a  luxury restaurant with a view of the bay and more.

The San Diego waterfront offers virtually anything you can think of when it comes to dining out and really enjoying the experience.  And it all starts from the ever-popular resort restaurants on Shelter Island.