Budget Restaurants in San Diego

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Budget Restaurants in San Diego

Restaurants Overview
Name Price/
Cuisine
Location
 
Andrés Restaurant
For more than two decades, Andrés was San...
$ Caribbean Pacific Beach
 
Azucar
For a taste of Cuba in San Diego, head to this...
$ Cuban Ocean Beach
 
Barolo
This quiet, candlelit restaurant in the Golden...
$ Italian La Jolla
 
Barrio Star
In a colorful, airy Bankers Hill space, chef...
$ Mexican Bankers Hill
 
Big Kitchen Cafe
It't got a big heart and big breakfasts, but...
$ American Bankers Hill
 
Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill
Take one bite of the fresh, perfectly grilled...
$ Seafood Old Town
 
Bread & Cie
There's an East Coast air to this artsy urban...
$ Café Hillcrest
 
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
 
Craft & Commerce
Winner of the 2011 Grand Orchid, one of San...
$ American: Modern Hawaiian Little Italy
 
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
 
El Zarape
There's a humble air to this cozy Mexican...
$ Mexican University Heights
 
Elijah's
You don't go to a deli for the atmosphere, you...
$ American La Jolla
 
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
 
Goldfish Point Cafe
The menu at the Goldfish Point Cafe is very...
$ American La Jolla
 
Hodad's
No, it's not a flashback. The 1960s live on at...
$ American Ocean Beach
 
Isabel's Cantina
A funky mix of Asian and Latin fare mingles on...
$ Eclectic Pacific Beach
 
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
 
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
 
Lanna
There are always colorful fresh flowers in this...
$ Thai Pacific Beach
 
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
 
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
 
Monsoon
An exceptionally attractive restaurant, Monsoon...

Reserve
$ Indian Gaslamp Quarter
 
Mr. Peabody's Burgers & Ale
Burgers and beer are an unbeatable combination...
$ American Mission Valley
 
Neighborhood
There's no ketchup in the house—the young...
$ American East Village
 
Osteria Romantica
The name means "Romantic Inn," and with a sunny...
$ Italian La Jolla
 
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
 
Prepkitchen
If you're looking for a less expensive La Jolla...
$ American La Jolla
 
Red Pearl Kitchen
Vivid red Venetian plaster walls, a loungey vibe,...

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$ Asian Gaslamp Quarter
 
Ricky's Restaurant
Chain restaurants haven't driven out all of San...
$ American Mission Valley
 
Saffron Noodles
Outdoor tables on a narrow sidewalk and...
$ Thai Hillcrest
 
Sessions Public
From the short rib sliders, duck confit Thai...
$ American Point Loma
 
Starlite
This trendy 21-and-over establishment attracts a...

Reserve
$ 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
 
Tartine
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
 
URBN Coal Fired Pizza
A few blocks east of 30th Street (North Park's...
$ Pizza North Park
 
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 Zodiac
Men like to lunch at this elegant room in the...
$ American Mission Valley

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