San Diego Restaurants


San Diego Restaurants

Restaurants Overview
Name Price/
1500 Ocean
The fine-dining restaurant at Hotel Del Coronado,...

$$$$ American Coronado
A. R. Valentien
Known for his insistence on in-season,...
$$$$ American La Jolla
Andrés Restaurant
For more than two decades, Andrés was San...
$ Caribbean Pacific Beach
Executive chef Todd Allison seeks to create fare...
$$ American Little Italy
Ave 5
In a brick-walled space that feels a bit like an...

$$ American Bankers Hill
For a taste of Cuba in San Diego, head to this...
$ Cuban Ocean Beach
Bali Hai
This kitschy-classy waterfront restaurant is...
$$ American: Hawaiian Shelter Island
Bankers Hill
The living wall of succulents on the front patio...
$$ American Bankers Hill
With the sunny patio brightened by year-round...

$$ Italian La Jolla
This quiet, candlelit restaurant in the Golden...
$ Italian La Jolla
Barrio Star
In a colorful, airy Bankers Hill space, chef...
$ Mexican Bankers Hill
The Northern Italian team behind Bencotto...
$$ Italian Little Italy
Bertrand at Mister A's
Restaurateur Bertrand Hug's sumptuous 12th-floor...

$$$$ French Bankers Hill
BiCE Ristorante
Go out for Italian in the Gaslamp Quarter and you...

$$$ Italian Gaslamp Quarter
Big Kitchen Cafe
It't got a big heart and big breakfasts, but...
$ American Bankers Hill
Blue Point Coastal Cuisine
If there's a convention in town, Blue Point gets...

$$$ Seafood Gaslamp Quarter
Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill
Take one bite of the fresh, perfectly grilled...
$ Seafood Old Town
Near Point Loma, on the outskirts of Ocean...
$$ French Point Loma
Bombay Exotic Cuisine of India
Notable for its sultry, elegant dining room,...

$$ Indian Hillcrest
Bread & Cie
There's an East Coast air to this artsy urban...
$ Café Hillcrest
Brockton Villa
One of the few restaurants with a view that's...
$$ American La Jolla
Buon Appetito
This charmer serves old world–style cooking...

$$ Italian Little Italy
Café Chloe
The intersection of 9th and G is the meeting...
$$ French East Village
Café Japengo
Shiny black surfaces and bamboo trees accent the...

$$$ Asian La Jolla
Café Sevilla
Sevilla moved into new digs in 2011, allowing a...

$$ Spanish Gaslamp Quarter
Caffe Bella Italia
Contemporary northern Italian cooking as...

$$ Italian Pacific Beach
The scents and flavors of imaginative Mexican...

$$$ Mexican Gaslamp Quarter
Chez Loma
A favorite with guests at nearby Hotel Del...

$$ French Coronado
China Max
This good-looking Convoy Street eatery has won...
$ Chinese San Diego
Cody's La Jolla
Cody's serves up a delicious slice of ocean view...
$ American La Jolla
Coronado Brewing Company
The carefully crafted beers, such as the Islander...
$ American Coronado
Cowboy Star
Executive chef Victor Jimenez cooks up...

$$$$ Steakhouse East Village
Craft & Commerce
Winner of the 2011 Grand Orchid, one of San...
$ American: Modern Hawaiian Little Italy
Cucina Urbana
Proprietor Tracy Borkum's casual and stylish...

$$ Italian Bankers Hill
Dae Jang Keum Korean BBQ
Follow the smell of smoky BBQ to this casual,...
$$ Korean San Diego
Dumpling Inn
Modest, family-style, and delicious, this is in...
$ Chinese San Diego
El Agave
The area is a bit touristy so you might not...

$$$ Mexican Old Town
El Pescador
This low-key fish market and café in the...
$ Seafood La Jolla
El Zarape
There's a humble air to this cozy Mexican...
$ Mexican University Heights
You don't go to a deli for the atmosphere, you...
$ American La Jolla
Emerald Chinese Seafood Restaurant
Tucked away in a rather run-down looking strip...
$$ Chinese San Diego
Farm House Cafe
Chef Olivier Biouteau and his wife, Rochelle, are...
$ French University Heights
The Field
A family-run pub decorated with paraphernalia...
$ Irish Gaslamp Quarter
Fish Market
Fresh mesquite-grilled, steamed, and skewered...

$$ Seafood Embarcadero
George's at the Cove
La Jolla's oceanfront destination restaurant...
$$$$ American La Jolla
Goldfish Point Cafe
The menu at the Goldfish Point Cafe is very...
$ American La Jolla
Hane Sushi
An airy and open room with a fresh Japanese...
$$ Japanese Bankers Hill
Harney Sushi
People in the know come here for super-fresh...

$$ Japanese Old Town
Hash House A Go Go
Expect to wait an hour or more for weekend...
$$ American Hillcrest
No, it's not a flashback. The 1960s live on at...
$ American Ocean Beach
Indigo Grill
Chef-partner Deborah Scott infuses her...

$$ American: Southwestern Little Italy
Isabel's Cantina
A funky mix of Asian and Latin fare mingles on...
$ Eclectic Pacific Beach
Island Prime and C Level
This sizable eatery on the shore of Harbor...

$$$$ American San Diego
Jimmy's Famous American Tavern
Jimmy's is a standout in the wave of recent...
$ American Point Loma
JK Burgers & Hot Dogs
If you're looking for a good messy burger or a...
$ American La Jolla
With some 200 seats, this ocean-facing restaurant...

$$$$ American Pacific Beach
Creative and carefully prepared seafood reigns on...

$$ American Gaslamp Quarter
Karen Krasne's Extraordinary Desserts
For Paris-perfect cakes, tarts, and...
$ Café Little Italy
The Kebab Shop
Easy to find in Europe but rare in San Diego are...
$ Greek East Village
King's Fish House
This warehouse-size restaurant is wildly popular...
$ Seafood Mission Valley
Kono's Surf Club Café
Kono's in Pacific Beach lures the locals with an...
$ American Pacific Beach
Kous Kous Moroccan Bistro
Settle into the low-cushioned seating and let the...

$$ Moroccan Hillcrest
There are always colorful fresh flowers in this...
$ Thai Pacific Beach
The Linkery
The menu at this earthy farm-to-table-style...
$$ American North Park
Lucha Libre
On any given weekday at lunch, you're sure to...
$ Mexican Old Town
Mama's Bakery & Lebanese Deli
This little house converted into a restaurant...
$ Middle Eastern North Park
Marine Room
Gaze at the ocean from this venerable La Jolla...

$$$$ French La Jolla
Marketplace Deli
Don't be put off by the retro sign out front, the...
$ American Bankers Hill
Michele Coulon Dessertier
The desserts are magnificent at this small,...
$ Café La Jolla
Miguel's Cocina Old Town
Located on Old Town's main drag, Miguel's has a...
$ Mexican Old Town
The Mission
With its simple but hearty café food, the...
$ American East Village
An exceptionally attractive restaurant, Monsoon...

$ Indian Gaslamp Quarter
Morton's, The Steakhouse
In the soaring Harbor Club towers near both the...

$$$$ Steakhouse Gaslamp Quarter
Mr. Peabody's Burgers & Ale
Burgers and beer are an unbeatable combination...
$ American Mission Valley
There's no ketchup in the house—the young...
$ American East Village
In the sleek, contemporary dining room that...

$$$ American La Jolla
This outpost of Nobu Matsuhisa's restaurant...

$$$ Japanese Gaslamp Quarter
The Oceanaire Seafood Room
Engineered to recall an ocean liner from the...

$$$ Seafood Gaslamp Quarter
Ortega's Bistro
Californians have long flocked to Puerto Nuevo,...

$$ Mexican Hillcrest
Osteria Romantica
The name means "Romantic Inn," and with a sunny...
$ Italian La Jolla
Pampas Argentine Grill
The focus of the menu at this steakhouse just a...
$$ Argentine San Diego
Phil's BBQ
At peak dining hours, the line can be hours long...
$ Barbecue Point Loma
Phuong Trang
One of the most popular Vietnamese restaurants in...
$ Vietnamese San Diego
Pizzeria Arrivederci
The superhot oven in this restaurant, which is...
$ Italian Hillcrest
Pizzicato Pizza
Almost everything at Pizzicato, an East Coast...
$ Italian Bankers Hill
Po Pazzo Bar and Grille
An eye-catching creation from leading Little...

$$$ Italian Little Italy
The Prado
The striking Spanish-Moorish interior of this...

$$$ Eclectic Balboa Park
If you're looking for a less expensive La Jolla...
$ American La Jolla
Puerto La Boca
Named for a waterfront neighborhood in Buenos...
$$ Argentine Little Italy
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant
Clad in T-shirts with flirty slogans, the...
$$ Japanese Gaslamp Quarter
Red Marlin
The bright, modern space in the Hyatt Regency...

$$ Seafood Mission Bay
Red Pearl Kitchen
Vivid red Venetian plaster walls, a loungey vibe,...

$ Asian Gaslamp Quarter
Ricky's Restaurant
Chain restaurants haven't driven out all of San...
$ American Mission Valley
Rimel's Rotisserie
This comfy spot is a good choice for families...
$$ Seafood La Jolla
Roppongi Restaurant and Sushi Bar
The Asian-accented global menu at Roppongi was a...

$$ Asian La Jolla
Roy's Restaurant
The modern and inviting space that is Roy's...

$$ Eclectic Embarcadero
Royal India
Experience cuisine once reserved for royalty as...
$$ Indian Gaslamp Quarter
Saffron Noodles
Outdoor tables on a narrow sidewalk and...
$ Thai Hillcrest
The much-hyped first restaurant from Top Chef...

$$$ American Gaslamp Quarter
Sessions Public
From the short rib sliders, duck confit Thai...
$ American Point Loma
This casual but pricey all-day dining room is the...
$$$ American Coronado
This trendy 21-and-over establishment attracts a...

$ American Old Town
Sushi Diner
With Rastafari flags, surfer videos on loop, and...
$ Japanese: Sushi San Diego
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
Named after the Provençal...

$$$ French La Jolla
There's always a dish of water for canine pals on...
$ French Coronado
Tender Greens
"Farm-fresh ingredients served up with little...
$ American Point Loma
The Tin Fish
On the rare rainy San Diego day, the staff can...
$ Seafood Gaslamp Quarter
Trattoria Fantastica
Sicilian flavors abound on the trattoria menu...

$$ Italian Little Italy
This Southern-style seafood restaurant with...

$$$ Seafood La Jolla
URBN Coal Fired Pizza
A few blocks east of 30th Street (North Park's...
$ Pizza North Park
The name means "sail" in Latin, and this...

$$ Eclectic Gaslamp Quarter
The Venetian
The spacious back room of this casual but...
$ Italian Point Loma
Viva Pops
Frozen treats are elevated to an art form at this...
$ Café Old Town and Uptown
The Westgate Room
Normandy-born chef Fabrice Hardel oversees the...
$$$ French Gaslamp Quarter
This hip, popular eatery that doubles as a...

$$ Seafood La Jolla
There's a cool California vibe at this cozy,...
$$ Japanese: Sushi La Jolla
The Zodiac
Men like to lunch at this elegant room in the...
$ American Mission Valley


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