Fodor's Choice: The Best Restaurants in San Diego

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Fodor's Choice San Diego Restaurants

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Name Price/
Cuisine
Location
 
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
 
Bencotto
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...

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

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

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$$ 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
 
Nine-Ten
In the sleek, contemporary dining room that...

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

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$$ 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
 
Taka
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
 
Whisknladle
This hip, popular eatery that doubles as a...

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$$ Seafood La Jolla

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