Bluewater Boathouse Seafood Grill is Classy

Bluewater Grill

An award-winning formula of serving only sustainable seafood along with  outstanding service has made  Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant the best.

Bluewater Boathouse Seafood Grill is well-known as an outstandoing seafood restaurant serving sustainable fish. They have locations in SanDiego county (2), Orange County, Phoenix, Arizona, Catalina Island, Santa Barbara, and Temecula.

It has a well-established reputation for delicious, sustainable, fresh seafood of the highest quality. Bluewater Seafood a list of awards of excellence . So once you dine at one of their nine locations you’ll undoubtedly join their loyal following of happy diners.  Sit out on the decks over the water with your furry friend and sit out on the deck over the water with the sea breezes, delicious seafood and inviting ambience.

It’s a fact, that the Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurants are known regionally as being great seafood restaurants with 8 locations.  The other locations pride themselves in having impressive one-of-a-kind locations. For example, their romantic Catalina Island location boasts of having a right at the water’s edge location at Avalon Harbor. No less enjoyable is their famous Lido Isle Balboa Island location in Newport Beach. Then there is their inland Orange County favorite at the mall on Restaurant Row in the popular Tustin Shopping Center. The owners enjoy finding great oceanfront locations, which is the case for their at the marina in Redondo Beach location, which overlooks the marina. Both visitors and residents of the City of Temecula enjoy their near the wine country Bluewater Seafood Grill and fresh Fish Market location too. And if you are visiting or live in Phoenix, Arizona, you’ll find a Bluewater Seafood Grill Restaurant on Camelback.

With a star studded list of great locations it’s not hard to be impressed even before you arrive at their front door. And once you step inside, you’ll know that you’re in the right place because it’s everything you’d expect a great seafood restaurant to be with it’s open kitchen where you can see your meal being prepared to its beautiful well appointed decor that says expect the best and you won’t be disappointed.


Bluewater Boathouse & Seafood Grill, (8) 1701 Strand Way, Coronado (619-435-0155) Open daily 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m.for lunch and 4 p.m.– 9 p.m. for  dinner. Saturday and Sunday Brunch is served from 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. ($16.50–$49.95). Happy Hour Sun.–Thurs. 3 p.m.–6 p.m. Dog friendly patio offering dog bows and biscuits. (8) corresponds to their location on the Coronado map at the bottom of this page and on the map in the Coronado Chapter in the Neighborhood tab accessed via the navigational bar.

This stunning architectural of the historic circa 1888 boathouse that once belonged to the Hotel Del Coronado is the new home of the sixth location of The Bluewater Seafood Grill. Day or night this eye-catching restaurant is an inviting invitation to discover.

Upon stepping through the front door, the restaurant sparkles with beautiful varnished hardwood floors and many eye catching historic photos showing off his historic building taken from the air, land and sea. On hand to greet you is an attentive well-trained staffed of servers that provide efficient service with loads of delicious entrees streaming from the open kitchen where you can see your entrees being prepared.

From the second floor deck diners are offered romantic views of Glorietta Bay as well. As you might guess each restaurant in the chain of stand out restaurants in the Bluewater Seafood Grill chain strives to be better than the others. In this case, the owners have taken an historic 1888 boathouse and turned it into a glittering showpiece.

Yet the show stopper for this and the other restaurants is the two owners commitment to serve the freshest sustainable seafood possible caught from their own boats. So whatever you select you can be assured that it’s freshly caught.

Featured grilled catches of the day selections may include blackened fresh swordfish, bronzed CajunTeriyaki and Panko fried or poached seafood selections.  Other mainstays include a delicious bouillabaisse filled with fresh scallops, clams, muscles, and lots of fresh fish.

Meals are served with their own famous freshly baked bread and butter which is excellent for soaping up the bouillabaisse if you should order it. Also highly recommended is their delicious blue cheese wedge salad and their tantalizing Caesar salad.

Also recommended are their host of appetizers such as their grilled scallops or their savory artichoke dip enjoyed with a glass of wine or a hearty beer.

Do save room for one of their memorable desserts. A real show stopper is their molten lava chocolate cake served with a scoop of delicious vanilla ice cream with freshly sliced strawberries. It’s wonderful.  Also hard to pass up is their tangy key lime pie. Full bar and excellent wines are also offered including their signature cocktails such as their Mai Tai tropical drinks and freshly made frosty margaritas rimmed with salt. Dining at a Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant is a refreshing experience not to miss. They also offer great venues for parties and banquets. Full bar. Credit cards: AE, MC,  VISA.


Catalina Island at 306 Crescent Ave. ( 310-510-3474). This stunning location offers a romantic view of Avalon Bay with views of the many luxury yachts moored just off shore. It’s a must  dine location when visiting romantic Santa Catalina Island. Also read the online and print chapter of Santa Catalina Island.

Coronado 1720 Strand Way (619-435-0155). Located just across the thoroughfare from the world famous Hotel del Coronado, this is a must discover seafood restaurant housed in the original boathouse built in 1888 and served during the construction of the Hotel Del. The food and the views are spectacular.

Newport Beach 630 Lido Park Dr. (949-575-3474). Again the owners out did themselves with finding a great tucked away waterfront location catering to residents and visitors of Newport Beach. This location also has a nice deck where you can enjoy  the views of yachts and yachtsmen while you dine.

Phoenix, Arizona 1730 E. Camelback (602-277-3474). The ambitious owners created an over night success by bringing  to the desert the same outstanding service and fresh seafood in a nautical setting. it’s the top seafood restaurant in the desert. Don’t miss it.

Redondo Beach Harbor 605 N. Harbor Dr. (310-318-3474). Again this is not just a place to eat, it’s a destination with it’s at the water’s edge location, large parking lot and easy access for great seafood. Seating includes large booths with sweeping views of the harbor.

Santa Barbara Bluewater Grill, 15 East Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara (805-845-5121). Open Mon.–Thurs. 4:30- p.m.–8:30 p.m. and Fri.thru Sun. noon until 8:30 p.m. (Located at the base of State Street, on Cabrillo between State & Helena St, across from Stearns Wharf – on the water, naturally. Our parking lot is at 21 Helena St.) Get hooked on the best in fresh, sustainable seafood. Enjoy a waterfront patio, full bar, happy hour, extensive local wine selection, and the best harbor view in Santa Barbara. Voted top two Chowder in Santa Barbara at Chowderfest 2018!

Temecula, 26700 Ynez Court, Temecula (951-506-2899). Seafood lovers  coming to Temecula to taste  the award winning wines of Temecula Valley now have a great seafood restaurant as well. It’s been an overnight success with the locals as well as the visitors to this inland empire city. Going to or from the wine country along Rancho California Road will notice that Ynez crosses Rancho California Road. So finding the Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant and Fish Market is easy to find. And like all of the other locations they offer both Saturday and Sunday Brunch and a great happy hour.

Tustin, 2409 Park Avenue (714-258-3474). With a Park Avenue address and being located in the center of the Tustin Mall are great reasons for discovering this spacious restaurant with its big open kitchen either as an inland resident of Orange County or when passing through Orange County on the I-5 Freeway. This is a freeway close restaurant serving the same great tasting sustainable seafood that has made the other locations show stoppers. Dine here soon.

Also see the Catalina Chapter, the Temecula Chapter and the Coronado chapters online and in print in the SAN DIEGAN. They all feature an editorial mention as map locators making it easy to find these locations.  Major Credit Card are accepted.

Coronado Map

Coronado’s Bluewater Boathouse Restaurant is (8) on this map.