Fodor's Expert Review Animae

$$$$ Embarcadero Asian Fusion Fodor's Choice

The large, plush booths and elegant decor at Animae suggest an air of sophistication, while the soundtrack of '90s-era hip-hop adds a flash of casual cool to keep it from ever being too stuffy. Not that such a thing is at risk at this dazzling Embarcadero bistro, which pairs indulgent, tender Wagyu beef steak cuts with a variety of dishes inspired by Japan and Southeast Asia. In fact, with dishes like the Hunan lamb chops, hamachi, and duck kimchi fried rice, it's just as tempting to forgo a single cut of meat in favor of sampling so many of their other culinary creations.

Asian Fusion Dinner Fodor's Choice $$$$

Quick Facts

969 Pacific Hwy.
San Diego, California  92101, USA


Known For:
  • Aged Wagyu beef filet
  • Whole branzino
  • Wide variety of Japanese whiskeys
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun. and Mon. No lunch

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