The benefits of Balboa Island’s cultural mix are reflected in the excellent collection of restaurants and cafe’s, all offering a high standard of service and cuisine. The choice of food is almost infinite and includes dishes from all over the world, not to forget contemporary Family Style cuisine.

A Cape Cod atmosphere is particularly evident along Marine Ave. with its first class selection of fine cuisine restaurants, and along Agate Ave. where the ferry disembarks, the street boasts several unique stores, restaurants, and services that are almost a must see for Balboa Island visitors.

Balboa ‘s restaurants offer an array of atmospheres including intimate comfortable surroundings to good family-style restaurants. Light meals and snack foods are also widely available.