18 OF THE BEST NAS NORTH ISLAND RESTAURANTS
By Sean Bess
IntroductionWelcome to NAS North Island, located in San Diego, California. NAS North Island was first built in 1917. Below, you will find a list of some of the most popular NAS North Island restaurants and options in the surrounding area where you can spend some time sharing a meal and getting to know some new friends and coworkers at your new posting. Suggested read: NAS North Island: In-Depth Welcome Center
NAS North Island RestaurantsFrom fast food to Asian cuisine to hearty barbecue, these NAS North Island restaurants have something for everyone! If you want convenience, visit the NAS North Island Galley. NASNI Galley has special meals on the first Thursday of every month. You can find their information below.
NAS North Island GalleyS R Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
NASNI Galley Hours
Breakfast- 6:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
Lunch- 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Dinner- 4:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Weekends & Holidays
Breakfast- 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Lunch- 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Dinner- 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Fast Food On Base
1. SubwayExchange Ave., Bldg. 2017 Food Court, NAS North Island, CA 92118
Phone: 1 (619) 522-6981
2. McDonald’sExchange Ave., Bldg. 483 NAS North Island, CA 92118
Phone: 1 (619) 437-8911
3. Five GuysNorth Island Naval Air Station, Bldg. 2017 San Diego, CA 92135
Phone: 1 (619) 522-9604 At Five Guys, you are guaranteed a delicious burger with a huge selection of toppings to pick from, as well as hot dogs, sandwiches, and fresh-cut fries or cajun-seasoned fries.
4. StarbucksBldg. 45, Pier 2 Waterfront Recreation Center San Diego, CA 92136
Phone: 1 (619) 522-9500
5. Panda Express2017 NAS North Island San Diego, CA 92135
Phone: 1 (619) 522-9689
6. Rubio’sNEX North Island, Bldg. 2017 Coronado, CA 92135
Phone: 1 (619) 437-4208 Rubio’s offers guests healthy, seasonal burrito bowls with cauliflower rice, as well as tacos, nachos, quesadillas, burritos, and more.
7. Gaslamp BBQ524 Island Ave. San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 1 (619) 696-6996 Gaslamp BBQ boasts pulled pork sliders, burgers, chili cheese fries, mozzarella cheese sticks, BBQ shrimp, wings, beef ribs, ribeye steak, giant smoked turkey legs, BBQ chicken fajitas, soups, salads, and more.
8. Cali BBQ2707 Boston Ave. Unit #11 San Diego, CA 92113
Phone: 1 (619) 741-8306 At Cali BBQ, you can enjoy a brisket sandwich, rib plates, pork shoulder, tri-tip, macaroni and cheese, onion rings, cornbread, potato salad, baked beans, and peach cobbler.
9. Oi Asian Fusion1985 National Ave. #1133 San Diego, CA 92113
Phone: 1 (619) 564-6300 At Oi Asian Fusion, guests can choose from adobo bowls, pork buns, Japanese-style fried chicken, and more.
10. Sab Lai Thai Kitchen500 Fifth Ave. San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 1 (619) 232-1801 Sab Lai Thai Kitchen boasts pad thai, drunken noodles, spring rolls, summer rolls, yellow curry, fried rice, and chicken satay, as well as vegan options.
11. Las Cuatro Milpas1857 Logan Ave. San Diego, CA 92113
Phone: 1 (619) 234-4460 Las Cuatro Milpas offers tamales, rice and beans, rolled tacos, and chorizo con huevo.
12. El Chingon560 Fifth Ave. San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 1 (619) 501-1919 El Chingon boasts authentic Mexican cuisine, including al pastor, birria, carnitas, tostadas, tortas, fajitas, enchiladas, and a variety of margarita options.
Burgers and Sandwiches
13. Hayes Burger2060 Logan Ave. Ste. A San Diego, CA 92113
Phone: 1 (619) 539-7175 Hayes Burger is one of the most popular local burger establishments in the area, and they offer delicious and freshly prepared burgers and fries.
14. Nicky Rottens Bar & Burger Joint100 Orange Ave. Coronado, CA 92118
Phone: 1 (619) 675-0094 Nicky Rottens Bar & Burger Joint prepares a wide selection of specialty burgers, including their breakfast burger, chorizo burger, bruschetta burger, and pastrami burger, as well as fish tacos, shrimp cocktails, steak sandwiches, patty melts, and much more.
Steak and Seafood Restaurants
15. Greystone Prime Steakhouse & Seafood658 Fifth Ave. San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 1 (619) 232-0225 Greystone Prime Steakhouse & Seafood is an upscale restaurant with an impressive menu that includes a chilled seafood platter, oysters on the half shell, prime filet tartare, crab cakes, herb-crusted lamb chops, miso sea bass, lobster ravioli, elk chops, filet mignon, bone-in ribeyes, and more.
16. Lou & Mickey's224 Fifth Ave. San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 1 (619) 237-4900 Lou & Mickey’s offers affordable signature cocktails that pair perfectly with their menu items, such as their grilled teriyaki wild Mexican mahi-mahi, king crab legs, wild-caught lobster tails, macadamia-nut-crusted wild Alaskan halibut, grass-fed ribeyes, or their Australian rack of lamb.
17. Osteria Panevino722 Fifth Ave San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 1 (619) 595-7959 Osteria Panevino boasts calamari, burrata, pork chops, chicken parmigiana, and pistachio-crusted salmon, as well as a variety of salad and pasta options. This may not be your traditional NAS North Island pizza parlor, but they also serve some killer pizza options that you won’t be able to get enough of.
18. Ciccia Osteria2233 Logan Ave San Diego, CA 92113
Phone: 1 (619) 674-4069 Ciccia Osteria offers diners breaded zucchini, cheese spread, vegan spread, tuna tartare, lasagna, fettuccini, ravioli, vegan ravioli, and an assortment of other pasta and salad dishes.
ConclusionWe hope you enjoy some of the restaurants in and around your new posting at NAS North Island. One of the greatest ways to get to know a new region is to go out and try that region’s food, and you can rest assured that the food options around NAS North Island will not disappoint. Our list of NAS North Island restaurants represents just a small sampling of the many nearby popular food spots, so make sure to grab your family or friends and see what other great hidden gems you can find. Other awesome options include the 19th Hole Restaurant, North Island. Or, if you’re still getting settled and don’t want to get out and about just yet, you can opt-in for on-base NAS North Island food delivery. No matter what food is your favorite, you’ll have no shortage of options with NAS North Island restaurants.
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