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Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus, Waterfront Dining, Group Friendly: A fashionable destination for dinner or drinks, Island Prime boasts enchanting skyline views, a wealth of trendy cocktails, and flawless service. The restaurant is sitting on stilts, resting over the San Diego Bay. Local celebrity chef Debra Scott's deft touch is in evidence with creations like hazelnut-crusted diver scallops with goat cheese and elephant garlic risotto cakes. Lobster lovers should indulge in the "Study in Lobster" which includes sherry bisque, lobster lollipop, and lobster roll on house made brioche. Perfectly grilled steaks are always a fine choice as well. C Level Lounge is more casual, but has a similar menu. Both restaurants have an excellent gluten-free menu.

Lunch: C Level Lounge is the more casual of the two, but has a similar menu to Island Prime. You'll want to sit outside on the patio during lunch for fantastic sunshine-filled views over the San Diego Bay. Note that Island Prime is only open for dinner, but it's a fashionable destination for dinner or drinks with enchanting skyline views, a wealth of trendy cocktails, and flawless service. The restaurants sit on stilts, resting over the San Diego Bay. Both have an excellent gluten-free menu. C Level is known for salads, sandwiches, ahi tun a stacks and more made from locally-sourced ingredients when possible. Happy hour starts at 3:30pm should your lunch linger (it happens).

Outdoor Dining: C Level Lounge is the more casual dining area next to Island Prime but has a similar menu. Both are fashionable destinations for dinner or drinks. Island Prime boasts enchanting skyline views, a wealth of trendy cocktails, and flawless service. Start with a classic such as Oysters Rockefeller, or splurge on "A Study in Lobster" – a trio of lobster tostada, lobster-sherry bisque and lobster-fontina grilled cheese. Local celeb chef Debra Scott's deft touch is in evidence with creations like hazelnut-crusted diver scallops with goat cheese and elephant garlic risotto cakes. Perfectly grilled steaks are always a fine choice as well. C Level does not take reservations for happy hour so get there early!

Restaurants near Cruise Port: Hop in a cab for a roughly 5-minute drive from the cruise port to Island Prime and C Level, the more casual dining restaurant of the pair. The restaurants sit on stilts over the San Diego Bay and it's a popular spot for dinner or drinks, with the kids or without. Expect California cuisine celebrity chef Debra Scott and craft cocktails paired flawless service. Popular orders include hazelnut-crusted diver scallops with goat cheese and elephant garlic risotto cakes. Lobster lovers should indulge in the "Study in Lobster" which includes sherry bisque, lobster lollipop, and lobster roll on house made brioche. Both restaurants have an excellent gluten-free menu. C Level does not take reservations.

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Local Expert Katie Dillon Says:

Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus: "If you'd like to sit on the family-friendly patio at C Level, make sure to get there early as it fills up quickly. The ahi stack is a gluten-free choice."

Lunch, Waterfront Dining: "If you'd like to sit on the family-friendly patio at C Level, make sure to get there early as it fills up quickly. Try the ahi tuna stack with fresh crab, avocado, papaya-mango salsa & caviar."

Outdoor Dining: "The C Level patio is outdoors with a gorgeous view of San Diego Bay. Order the ahi stack or lobster mac and cheese. If going for happy hour, get there early to avoid disappointment."

Restaurants near Cruise Port, Group Friendly: "Try the ahi tuna stack with fresh crab, avocado, papaya-mango salsa & caviar."

Best for Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus Because: Both restaurants are have sizable gluten-free menus online ranging from seafood to steaks.

Best for Lunch Because: Lunch at C Level, on stilts over the San Diego Bay, with bay breezes is just about perfect.

Best for Outdoor Dining Because: The C Level patio is outdoors and on the water with a gorgeous, up-close view of the San Diego Bay.

Best for Waterfront Dining Because: The restaurant sits on stilts above the water of the San Diego Bay. The views are stunning.

Best for Restaurants near Cruise Port Because: It's about three miles from the cruise port, but worth it for the bay views and excellent California cuisine.

Best for Group Friendly Because: Semi-private areas seat up to 75 guests, but both restaurants can handle up to 500 in a cocktail-style format.

Island Prime

From the Sea
From the Land
From the Garden
Island Prime Artisan Steaks
Any Turf Can Surf
Island Prime Sides
Deborah's Compositions

C Level Lunch

Under Way
Kelp Beds
Chef Deborah Scott's Favorites
High Tide

C Level Dinner

Under Way
Kelp Beds & Tide Pools
Chef Deborah Scott's Favorites
High Tide
Market Fresh Seafood

Dessert

Desserts
Dessert Wines
Port/Madeira/Sherry

Wines By The Glass

Sparkling
Sauvignon Blanc
Chardonnay
Eclectic Whites
Rose
Pinot Noir
Merlot
Syrah
Zinfandel
Unique Reds
Old World Reds
Cabernet Sauvignon
Half Bottle Selection

Cocktails & Beers

Prime Martinis
New Classic
Zero Proof
Locals
Others

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