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Downtown Restaurants

Restaurants Overview
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Cuisine
Location
 
Anthology
Executive chef Todd Allison seeks to create fare...
$$ American Little Italy
 
Bencotto
The Northern Italian team behind Bencotto...
$$ Italian Little Italy
 
BiCE Ristorante
Go out for Italian in the Gaslamp Quarter and you...

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$$$ Italian Gaslamp Quarter
 
Blue Point Coastal Cuisine
If there's a convention in town, Blue Point gets...

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$$$ Seafood Gaslamp Quarter
 
Buon Appetito
This charmer serves old world–style cooking...

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$$ Italian Little Italy
 
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
 
Candelas
The scents and flavors of imaginative Mexican...

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

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$$$$ Steakhouse East Village
 
Craft & Commerce
Winner of the 2011 Grand Orchid, one of San...
$ American: Modern Hawaiian Little Italy
 
The Field
A family-run pub decorated with paraphernalia...
$ Irish Gaslamp Quarter
 
Fish Market
Fresh mesquite-grilled, steamed, and skewered...

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$$ Seafood Embarcadero
 
Indigo Grill
Chef-partner Deborah Scott infuses her...

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$$ American: Southwestern Little Italy
 
Jsix
Creative and carefully prepared seafood reigns on...

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$$ 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
 
The Mission
With its simple but hearty café food, the...
$ American East Village
 
Monsoon
An exceptionally attractive restaurant, Monsoon...

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

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$$$$ Steakhouse Gaslamp Quarter
 
Neighborhood
There's no ketchup in the house—the young...
$ American East Village
 
Nobu
This outpost of Nobu Matsuhisa's restaurant...

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

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$$$ Seafood Gaslamp Quarter
 
Po Pazzo Bar and Grille
An eye-catching creation from leading Little...

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$$$ Italian Little Italy
 
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 Pearl Kitchen
Vivid red Venetian plaster walls, a loungey vibe,...

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$ Asian Gaslamp Quarter
 
Roy's Restaurant
The modern and inviting space that is Roy's...

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$$ Eclectic Embarcadero
 
Royal India
Experience cuisine once reserved for royalty as...
$$ Indian Gaslamp Quarter
 
Searsucker
The much-hyped first restaurant from Top Chef...

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$$$ American Gaslamp Quarter
 
Taka
It may be on a prominent corner, but the pristine...
$$ Japanese Gaslamp Quarter
 
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...

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$$ Italian Little Italy
 
Vela
The name means "sail" in Latin, and this...

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$$ Eclectic Gaslamp Quarter
 
The Westgate Room
Normandy-born chef Fabrice Hardel oversees the...
$$$ French Gaslamp Quarter

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