Lounge Bar Restaurants

108Firenze Trattoria

Address: 162 South Rancho Santa Fe Road, Encinitas, CA  92024   Make a Reservation
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Sit at a table at Firenze Trattoria and let yourself be transported to Italy. The quaint Italian restaurant, tucked in the hills of Encinitas, seems worlds away from the bustle of San Diego. Whether you choose to dine on the soothing outdoor patio or calm, or inside the elegant interior dining room, you are sure to feel at ease. The cuisine is as authentic as the space, with an extensive menu of savory Italian fare including alluring pastas and risottos, fresh, flavorful fish, and tempting house specialties such as Veal Scaloppini, Chicken Piccata, and Eggplant Parmesan. An extensive, Italian-centric wine … Learn More »

107Beach House

Address: 2530 S. Coast Highway 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA  92007   Make a Reservation
Beach House
Is this a movie set or restaurant? While dining at The Beach House in Cardiff, the shore is just inches from you. Dine on abundant seafood, steak or chops. The wine list is extensive, cocktails priced reasonably, and happy hour is every day. Diners of all ages fill this restaurant because the menu offers new twists on classics, contemporary flavors and fresh ingredients. Dine on dishes like Herb Roasted Half Chicken, Lobster Tail & Filet Mignon, Pacific Mahi Mahi, or Baby Back Ribs. They also feature small plates, a children's menu, home made desserts, and a weekend champagne brunch. But … Learn More »

107BJ's

Address: 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa, CA  91941   Make a Reservation
BJ's
BJ's Restaurant & Brew House serves a menu of American Classics alongside fresh, handcrafted beers in a casual, lively atmosphere. One of many BJ's locations nation-wide, the restaurant follows in the traditions of the first BJ's, which opened in 1978 as a Chicago Pizzaria in Santa Ana California. Their menu features options for pasta dishes, pizza, burgers, salads, soup, sandwiches, not to mention beer, wine, and cocktails. They even feature a gluten-free menu, curbside takeout, and online ordering options. As for their hand crafted beers, BJ's is known for their unique brews they serve in house, such as BJ's Brewhouse … Learn More »

108Red 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 »

107Callahan's

Address: 8111 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA  92126   Make a Reservation
Callahan's
Opened in 1989, Callahan’s Pub and Brewery is a neighborhood Irish pub, brewery, and restaurant with a twist. Callahan’s brews their specialty beers in small batches, rendering a fresh, home-made taste. They offer over 25 beers and ciders on tap, including their hand-crafted microbrews—and have a full bar if you’re looking for something a little more strong. For something to munch on, Callahan's has a tempting menu full of traditional Irish and American dishes with three areas for lunch and late night dining, including bar area, dining room, and patio. They even serve Sunday brunch! In addition to dining and … Learn More »

107PB Bar and Grill

Address: 860 Garnet Avenue, San Diego, CA  92109   Make a Reservation
PB Bar and Grill
If you’re looking for a great night in San Diego, look no further than PB Bar & Grill. This venue reflects Pacific Beach’s laid back attitude and hosts a happy hour nightly. It is known as a favorite hangout among San Diego locals and mainly plays host to the college age crowd. PB Bar & Grill has a great selection of beer and cocktails to choose from in addition to their full bar. Their menu consists of typical bar fare and quick bites. It is part indoor restaurant, outdoor patio, and dance floor all of which combined with music results … Learn More »

108Leucadia Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant

Address: 16085 San Dieguito Rd, Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067   Make a Reservation
Leucadia Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant
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Leucadia Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant, In beautiful Rancho Santa Fe has earned the reputation for being the place to visit for fresh and flavorful cuisine. This Leucadia Pizzeria has been open for over 20 years and is quietly nestled in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe, happily catering to a loyal local clientele with a menu packed full of family-friendly dishes and casual dining options. Our friendly staff ensures that guests enjoy a consistently satisfying experience, where an impressive selection of pizzas attracts many, and the Build Your Own Pizza combinations are vast and creative. More traditional Italian entrees like … Learn More »

107Nick's

Address: 809 Thomas Avenue, San Diego, CA  92109   Make a Reservation
Nick's
Nick’s at the Beach has won awards for Best Neighborhood Restaurant multiple times from San Diego Magazine. This two-story restaurant offers the best of both worlds with casual dining and an energetic bar. Downstairs you'll find a light and airy, laid back restaurant serving twenty great tasting entrées including Savory Apple Brandy Pork Chops and crowd-pleasing sandwiches and salads. Upstairs you will enjoy the great ocean view from the outdoor deck where you can grab one of their sixteen beers on tap, catch the game on one of their many big screens, or take in a game of pool. Learn More »

109Vintana Wine + Dine

Address: 1205 Auto Park Way, San Diego, CA  92029   Make a Reservation
Vintana Wine + Dine
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Settled on the penthouse level of the luxurious shopping district, The Centre at Lexus Escondido, is Cohn Restaurant Group’s newest venture, Vintana Wine + Dine. The restaurant showcases a modern rendition of California cuisine melded with a breathtaking panoramic view of local mountains and the city of Escondido in a semi-casual setting. Executive Chef Deborah Scott has conceived a sensational menu that offers a wide variety of notable dishes that guests can relish. Overwhelm your senses with Vintana’s fresh sustainable seafood options including Clear Spring Rainbow Trout and Mano De Leon Sea Scallops. Or satisfy your palate with one of … Learn More »

108BiCE Ristorante

Address: 425 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
BiCE Ristorante
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BiCE Ristorante skillfully fuses the elegance and trend-setting gusto of modern Europe in the historic San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, while introducing patrons to contemporary Italian cuisine melded with California ingredients. Executive Chef Mario Cassineri has created a menu that entices palates with amazing flavor combinations as his attention to detail and presentation mesmerize guests. Start off the night with the Prosciutto con Burrata, 24-month aged prosciutto paired with creamy burrata cheese that will surely tantalize taste buds with its perfected meat-and-cheese combination. Indulge in the Orzotto all’Aragosta e Burratina: “risotto style” barley with Maine Lobster, fresh tomato and burrata cheese, … Learn More »

109Spice Lounge

Address: 859 Hornblend St, San Diego, CA  92109   Make a Reservation
Spice Lounge
Indian Restaurant & Catering. With specialty cocktails, selected Indian Beers, unique Small Bites and spectacular Curries and fresh baked Naans. Learn More »

106Monsoon

Address: 729 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Monsoon
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Monsoon, an Indian cuisine focused restaurant in the heart of the Gaslamp District, is part of the Monsoon Group’s four main establishments that serves San Diegians a taste of the country, not just curry. The brother and sister tandem of Chefs Rakesh and Ashley Popat have a wide assortment of appetizers, entrees, Indian breads, curries, tandooris and vegetarian dishes on the menu to satisfy even the most critical Mumbai and Calcuttan food connoisseurs. The Lentis n’ Lamb and the Bangalore Masala bolster this bevy of long-time family recipes and round out this epicurean experience. Monsoon has an all-you-can eat daily … Learn More »

107Celadon

Address: 3671 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92103   Make a Reservation
Celadon
Elegantly decorated with white tables and splashes of lime green mixed with black trimming, Celadon is a stunningly modern Thai restaurant located in Hillcrest. An evening here promises a classy and contemporary spin on Asian cuisine, with a mixture of traditional Thai dishes and modern interpretations of Thai cuisine, with just a hint of French influence. Specialties include Larb Pla, a deep-fried whole striped bass topped with green mangoes, onions, scallions and a mint and chili lime sauce, and Duck Red Curry, featuring barbequed duck, pineapple, bell peppers, and basil in a special red curry sauce. Just one meal at … Learn More »

107Rama

Address: 327 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Rama
Located in San Diego’s stylish and trendy Gaslamp Quarter, Rama blends in perfectly with its fashionable and bustling surroundings. The modern Thai restaurant is the sister restaurant of Hillcrest’s Celadon, and brings owner’s Alex Thao’s stylish, flavorful Thai cuisine to downtown patrons. The dramatic setting offers soft lighting and an earthy minimalist style, with romantic tables separated by floor-to-ceiling sheer panels. The menu is fresh, spicy, and ultimately authentic, with a variety of stir fries and curries that can be prepared with a choice of chicken, pork, beef, vegetables, or tofu, as well as indulgent house specialties such as Rama … Learn More »

105Deco's

Address: 731 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Deco's
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Dining and dancing in downtown San Diego isn’t hard to find. Deco's, located in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, is a fine dining restaurant and night club with class and elegance. Their interior is a take on 1930’s art deco décor, with modern plush touches, brilliant chandeliers, and deep red tones accentuating the fine dining style of Deco's. Featuring an eclectic menu, Decos is a great place for a meal, a place to dance, or just a drink. Learn More »

107Yard House

Address: 1023 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Yard House
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Where else can you get good music, over 250 beers on tap, and excellent food? Though named for its yard-tall beer glasses, the Yard House offers more than just a pub experience. Among the traditional burger fare appear elegant dishes that rival less casual, fine dining establishments. A sizable wine list holds its own alongside the beer and spirits. The Yard House is an equally ideal gathering place for happy hour, a business lunch, or a large dinner party because everyone, from the burger-lover to the gourmet connoisseur, is likely to find something that pleases their palate. Learn More »

1010Island Prime

Address: 880 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Island Prime
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Located on the edge of Harbor Island, just out of earshot of the airport, Island Prime’s stilt-supported structure extends out over the bay, giving diners the sense that they are floating along on a dinner cruise. Chef Deborah Scott's retro, yet sophisticated menu features metro steaks, seafood, and other diversely decadent dishes that will make your jaw drop. Between the nostalgic cuisine and the breath-taking view, Island Prime will keep you coming back for more. Learn More »

107Oceanaire

Address: 400 J Street, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Nestled in the heart of the exciting Gaslamp District, and just minutes away from the San Diego Convention Center, is The Oceanaire Seafood Room – a stylish and upscale seafood restaurant famed for its oyster bar and fresh fish flown in daily. Its menu offers a daily changing selection of snapper, swordfish and rare seasonal items like Alaska Weathervane Scallops, in addition to chops, steaks and poultry. Its sophisticated décor, large open dining room and award-winning service only add to its appeal, making it the ideal setting for special occasions, date night and corporate functions. Visit the bar area during … Learn More »

107George's Ocean Terrace

Address: 1250 Prospect Street, San Diego, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
George's Ocean Terrace
George’s Ocean Terrace reminds us all that there’s a big difference between eating outside and dining seaside. Occupying prime rooftop real estate upstairs from George’s California Modern, Ocean Terrace invites guests to settle in for a casual yet inspired experience of breathtaking views, invigorating libations, off-the-docks fresh seafood, and from the farm tantalizing entrees. Executive Chef and partner Trey Foshee handles his menu with care and discretion, emphasizing fresh and locally sourced ingredients, ensuring that each ingredient complements the overall flavor profile of the dish. Given that La Jolla boasts practically picture-perfect weather all year long, it makes sense that … Learn More »

1010A.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 »