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107The French Gourmet

Address: 960 Turquoise Street, San Diego, CA  92109   Make a Reservation
The French Gourmet
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Known and loved by many as a charming restaurant and bakery, The French Gourmet also boasts impressive credentials as a full-service catering business. This San Diego favorite has been conjuring up decadent and flavorful delicacies from scratch in its kitchen, and then serving them to loyal patrons inside and out of the dining room since 1979. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner become casual yet decadent holidays at The French Gourmet, where fresh pastries, classic hors d’oeuvres, and house-made specialties mingle with award-winning wines. Set in an intimate space bathed in natural light during the day and a romantic glow in the ... Learn More »

107Red Tracton's

Address: 550 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, CA  92075   Make a Reservation
Red Tracton's
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Red Tracton’s is a delightful return to the vintage class and swanky sophistication of an iconic American steakhouse. The restaurant draws on the romance and nostalgia of the neighboring Del Mar Racetrack, with maroon walls, horse prints, and dark, moody lighting recalling Gatsby-era frivolity and luxury. Portions are similarly hedonistic, with thick cut steaks, such as the Del Mar Cut— a 25 oz. Prime Rib that is sure to be tomorrow’s lunch. Offering colossal baked potatoes dripping with sour cream and butter, giant lobster tails, and jumbo shrimp on ice, diners should be prepared to bring their appetite! An evening ... Learn More »

107Hexagone

Address: 495 Laurel Street, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Hexagone
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Named after the six-sided shape of France, Hexagone offers one of the largest French menus in San Diego with twenty appetizers and twenty entrees. Soft jazz croons its way lazily across a dimly lit L-shaped dining room adorned with crisp white linens, floor-to-ceiling windows, and rambunctious Art Nouveau prints. The Beef Bourguignon alone is reason enough to visit, as the rich wine-infused dish braises for a total of three days. This new addition to Banker’s Hill has been competing—and holding its own— against the likes of neighboring Laurel and Bertrand at Mister A’s, a sure indication of the quality of ... Learn More »

106Full Moon Sushi & Kitchen Bar

Address: 926 5th ave, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Full Moon Sushi & Kitchen Bar
Full Moon is a kaizen style kitchen featuring fine Japanese delicacies. "Kaizen" means "change for the better," which illuminates Chef Sung's non-traditional Japanese cuisine. Enjoy an intimate group setting in the plush lounge seating, or settle at the bar to relish at the highly regarded sushi chefs. With menu items ranging from hot entrees alongside traditional sushi rolls to an exotic fish menu changed daily; Full Moon sushi has a wide range of food options for everyone. All food items pair well with the large sake menu - most imported from Japan. Learn More »

107Sushi Mura

Address: 2816 Historic Decatur Road #106, San Diego, CA  92106   Make a Reservation
Sushi Mura
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Boasting exceptionally fresh and authentic Japanese cuisine, a unique sake list, and international beer and wine, Sushi Mura at Liberty Station in Point Loma is one of San Diego’s finest sushi destinations. Sushi Mura is dedicated to integrating seasonal ingredients into the regularly evolving menu, in the company of the delectable house made soy sauce. Patrons will savor sushi classics like the beloved Spicy Tuna Roll or California Roll, or more unique offerings like the Hurricane Roll with in-snow crab, cucumber, avocado, jalepeno, albacore, and crispy onion with garlic ponzu. Other mouth watering menu selections include the Hamachi Jalapeno, Teriyaki ... Learn More »

109A.R. Valentien

Address: 11480 North Torrey Pines Road, San Diego, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
A.R. Valentien
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Nestled just above the scenic ocean bluffs of La Jolla, A.R. Valentien inside The Lodge at Torrey Pines features innovative California cuisine in a truly spectacular setting. Executive Chef Jeff Jackson conveys his market driven approach with seasonal ingredients from organic farms, orchards, and local fisherman. Wine lovers will rejoice in the extensive wine list boasting a vast collection of regional varietals from a string of California wineries. Just beyond the entrance, with its charming overhanging foliage, the interior of the restaurant showcases American Craftsman design with features like beautiful exposed beams and stained-glass lanterns, as well as selected artwork ... Learn More »

107Chart House

Address: 2588 South Coast Highway 101, Cardiff, CA  92007   Make a Reservation
Chart House
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It’s not hard to find eateries boasting “ocean views” in San Diego, but it is rare to find a noteworthy restaurant that happens to claim such prime oceanfront real-estate as Chart House. Picturesquely positioned along the South Coast Highway 101 (with the San Elijo Lagoon to the east), Chart House’s expansive dining room faces the Pacific Ocean and plates up some of the finest sunsets around. As the waves lap upon the rocky shore before you, settle in and savor Chart House’s array of hot and cold appetizers, signature seafood entrees, prime steaks, and luscious desserts. Pair the evening with ... Learn More »

107Woody's Solana Beach

Address: 437 South Highway 101, San Diego, CA  92075   Make a Reservation
Woody's Solana Beach
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Woody’s Solana Beach is Southern California dining in a nutshell. Featuring a variety of seating options, from the sleek dining room to the relaxing wine lounge, Woody’s Solana Beach provides the ideal location for any event. Open for dinner nightly and lunch Tuesday through Saturday, Woody’s serves a vast collection of American cuisine in the form of steaks, seafood, pasta, chops, chicken, and more. Menu standouts include the Fresh Catch selection and Seafood Paella, as well as beefy options like Baby Back Ribs and Prime New York Steak. Located on Highway 101, just a short distance away from the Pacific ... Learn More »

108Shimbashi Izakaya

Address: 1555 Camino Del Mar #201, Del Mar, CA  92014   Make a Reservation
Shimbashi Izakaya
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Literally meaning “New Bridge,” Shimbashi Izakaya brings precision to its meaning by offering an elevated taste of classic Japanese cuisine. Located in Del Mar amongst eye-catching scenic views of the waterfront, Shimbashi Izakaya prides itself on being a casual place where one can easily unwind, similar to the Izakaya-style bars found in Tokyo, Japan. For those who enjoy fresh sushi and sashimi, Shimbashi Izakaya offers a multi-faceted selection that pairs perfectly with their fine array of sake. Shimbashi Izakaya also offers full lunch and dinner entrees that embody Japanese cuisine with a contemporary finesse. Learn More »

106Olivetto Ristorante & Wine Bar

Address: 860 West Washington Street, San Diego, CA  92103   Make a Reservation
Olivetto Ristorante & Wine Bar
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Located in the newly renovated Paseo de Mission Hills is Olivetto Ristorante & Wine Bar. Specializing in modern Italian fare and utilizing only the freshest seasonal ingredients, guests can revel in Olivetto’s cozy ambiance of exposed brick, dark wood, and rustic toned décor. Serving both lunch and dinner seven days a week, patrons can experience a complete Italian meal day and night, or just stop in to enjoy a glass of wine after a long day. The inviting atmosphere is the perfect setting to enjoy a meal, whether as a night out on the town with friends, or a romantic ... Learn More »

108George's California Modern

Address: 1250 Prospect Street, San Diego, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
George's California Modern
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George's California Modern is the fine dining restaurant located inside the beloved George’s at the Cove, in La Jolla. Featuring a sophisticated yet relaxed space with a modern aesthetic, an international wine list and seasonal cocktails by mixologist Frankie Thaheld, California Modern prides itself on being both welcoming and intriguing. Executive Chef and partner Trey Foshee's fearlessly diverse menu continues to celebrate fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients while incorporating worldly influences—The Chef’s masterful touch is one reason the California Modern dining experience has been called the best in San Diego. If you haven't been to George's California Modern, you haven't ... Learn More »

107Trattoria Ponte Vecchio

Address: 2334 Carmel Valley Road, San Diego, CA  92014   Make a Reservation
Trattoria Ponte Vecchio
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Trattoria Ponte Vecchio is a culinary escape located in scenic Del Mar where diners can experience the flavors of Northern Italy in a cozy neighborhood setting. Born and raised in Milan, Italy, Chef Daniel Nobili infuses his passion for Italian cuisine in all of his creations including the Linguine Alle Vongole-- fresh Manila clams sautéed in a white wine or red sauce or the Vitello Del Tassista-- veal scaloppini in gorgonzola cheese sauce topped with fresh pears. The menu also includes an assortment of Appetizers, Salads, Pizzas, and Chicken Entrees. Your taste buds deserve a vacation— taste the delicious cuisine ... Learn More »

106Heaven Sent Desserts

Address: 3001 University Avenue, San Diego, CA  92104   Make a Reservation
Heaven Sent Desserts
Heaven Sent Desserts in San Diego’s North Park district is legitimately a slice of heaven right here in California. It’s fresh in house made desserts are imaginative and absolutely delicious. Whether you’re looking for a romantic evening for two, a group celebration, or just feel like curling up on one of their plush couches with a book, a slice of chocolate decadence or a fruity tart and some coffee, you are in store for a fabulous time. The staff is friendly and welcoming, as is the ambiance. Heaven Sent also caters and loves enhancing any celebration you may be having ... Learn More »

107Voce Del Mare

Address: 5721 La Jolla Blvd., San Diego, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
Voce Del Mare
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Situated in the quiet village of Bird Rock in La Jolla, Voce Del Mare offers a serene, casual setting to enjoy fairly-priced, traditional Italian fare. Just minutes from the coast near the corner of La Jolla Blvd. and Bird Rock Avenue, the familiar smells of ocean breezes set the mood for a relaxing meal. On Saturdays and Sundays, choose from a variety of lunch offerings including fresh salads and delicious panino sandwiches. Or arrive for dinner, served seven nights a week, to experience a larger display of specialty pastas, fresh seafood dishes, steak, chicken, and veal. Local favorites include the ... Learn More »

108Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar La Jolla

Address: 8970 University Center Lane, La Jolla, CA  92122   Make a Reservation
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar La Jolla
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Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar La Jolla is a continuing gala of extraordinary food and wine. Patrons can pamper their appetites with the highest quality aged prime beef and discern new flavors with its award-winning wine list, comprised of 100 wines by the glass and a first-rate Reserve List. Famous for its, warm alluring atmosphere and the highest consideration to detail, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar La Jolla features a luxurious dining area constructed around an exhibition kitchen and extensive bar. Adjoining the central dining area are private dining rooms that can comfortably accommodate small or large parties. ... Learn More »

108Baci Ristorante

Address: 1955 Morena Blvd., San Diego, CA  92110   Make a Reservation
Baci Ristorante
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Italian rusticity meets modern sophistication at Baci Ristorante, where an Old World appreciation for quality and service marries seamlessly with contemporary style and warmth. The rich, mahogany bar sets an elegant yet unassuming tone, while the classic Italian cuisine menu showcases the brilliance of fresh seafood, succulent meat, and rich accompaniments. Dine in the subtly modern dining room surrounded by art deco accents and crisp white linens, or dine al fresco on the romantic patio. No matter where you sit, a decadent and satisfying meal is sure to be had. Learn More »

106Sapori

Address: 120 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA  92118   Make a Reservation
Sapori
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Sapori, located on the beautiful Coronado Island, offers traditional Italian fare using fresh, seasonal ingredients to create the food connoisseur’s dream. Since 2010, owners Raffaele and Laura Petrazzuolo have worked together to provide the ultimate dining experience for locals and visitors alike, with Laura overseeing the kitchen and her husband Raffaele providing exceptional service. Enjoy the outdoor patio, where you can take in views of Downtown San Diego from across the bay or take advantage of the perfect location for people-watching. Sapori offers an extensive variety of Italian wines to pair with mouthwatering entrees, such as the Steamed Black Mussels ... Learn More »

107Bleu Boheme

Address: 4090 Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA  92116   Make a Reservation
Bleu Boheme
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Visit the heart of Kensington for a taste of France with Owner and Chef Ken Irvine’s Bleu Boheme. Designed to reflect the traditional French eatery of a bygone era, the Bleu Boheme dining room is rustic and inviting. Exposed beam ceilings and pale stone walls are complemented by simple furnishings and understated accent pieces. The ever-evolving daily menu serves as an art installation of sorts, as it is scribed on a wall-sized chalk board. Guests cozy up in the intimate dining room and peruse the classic menu that includes such specialties as Coq au Vin, Escargot a la Portugaise, and ... Learn More »

106Seaside Pho & Grill

Address: 1005 Rosecrans St Ste #101, San Diego, CA  92106   Make a Reservation
Seaside P&G is about serving up fresh and exquisite flavors of traditional and modern Vietnamese dishes with a wide selection of craft beers and fine wines. Our vision is to infuse authentic recipes with modern cooking technique using fresh local and organic ingredients to create a dazzling balance of flavorful meals. Influenced by China, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and France, our cuisine is a fusion of the best flavors and ingredients from Southeast Asia and France. We invite you to come, relax with friends and colleagues over cold drinks, delicious hearty food, and comforting atmosphere. Our happy hour menu offers a ... Learn More »

108Whisknladle

Address: 1044 Wall Street, San Diego, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
Whisknladle
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Whisknladle is the ultimate destination when in need of some culinary comfort. Boasting eclectic ingredients and bold flavors, patrons will be hard pressed to try only one dish. With California comfort food that eases your mind and uplifts your spirit, Whisknladle is the place to recuperate and excite your taste buds. With inventive dishes like Charred Bone Marrow and Crispy Sweetbreads, there is plenty of variety to challenge and delight the palate. Cooking dishes that are satisfying to the core, it is no surprise that the chefs at Whisknladle take their ingredients very seriously. The executive chef even visits local ... Learn More »