Fodor's Choice: The Best Restaurants in San Diego


Fodor's Choice San Diego Restaurants

Restaurants Overview
Name Price/
A. R. Valentien
Known for his insistence on in-season,...
$$$$ American La Jolla
Bali Hai
This kitschy-classy waterfront restaurant is...
$$ American: Hawaiian Shelter Island
Barrio Star
In a colorful, airy Bankers Hill space, chef...
$ Mexican Bankers Hill
The Northern Italian team behind Bencotto...
$$ Italian Little Italy
Bread & Cie
There's an East Coast air to this artsy urban...
$ Café Hillcrest
Café Chloe
The intersection of 9th and G is the meeting...
$$ French East Village
Café Sevilla
Sevilla moved into new digs in 2011, allowing a...

$$ Spanish Gaslamp Quarter
Cowboy Star
Executive chef Victor Jimenez cooks up...

$$$$ Steakhouse East Village
Cucina Urbana
Proprietor Tracy Borkum's casual and stylish...

$$ Italian Bankers Hill
Dumpling Inn
Modest, family-style, and delicious, this is in...
$ Chinese San Diego
El Pescador
This low-key fish market and café in the...
$ Seafood La Jolla
George's at the Cove
La Jolla's oceanfront destination restaurant...
$$$$ American La Jolla
Jimmy's Famous American Tavern
Jimmy's is a standout in the wave of recent...
$ American Point Loma
The Kebab Shop
Easy to find in Europe but rare in San Diego are...
$ Greek East Village
Lucha Libre
On any given weekday at lunch, you're sure to...
$ Mexican Old Town
In the sleek, contemporary dining room that...

$$$ American La Jolla
Ortega's Bistro
Californians have long flocked to Puerto Nuevo,...

$$ Mexican Hillcrest
Phil's BBQ
At peak dining hours, the line can be hours long...
$ Barbecue Point Loma
Sushi on the Rock
There's something fun about Sushi on the Rock,...
$ Japanese: Sushi La Jolla
Sushi Ota
Wedged into a minimall between a convenience...
$$$ Japanese Pacific Beach
It may be on a prominent corner, but the pristine...
$$ Japanese Gaslamp Quarter
Tender Greens
"Farm-fresh ingredients served up with little...
$ American Point Loma
This hip, popular eatery that doubles as a...

$$ Seafood La Jolla


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