Outdoor Seating Restaurants

109Blue Point Coastal Cuisine

Address: 565 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Blue Point Coastal Cuisine
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Blue Point was the first seafood and oyster bar to open in the Gaslamp over a decade ago, and it remains one of the very best. The restaurant pays special attention to interpreting seafood classics in fresh ways that delight all the senses. Specialties extend to a selection of steak and chops, so that both the menu and interior call to mind an old fashioned supper club with nautical flair. A striking and impressively well-stocked antique bar completes the relaxed elegance that keeps Blue Point on the Gaslamp’s favored list. Learn More »

107Cafe Sevilla

Address: 353 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Cafe Sevilla
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Café Sevilla delivers the warmth and culture of Southern Spain locally, with a casually elegant atmosphere and authentic cuisine. Café Sevilla offers traditional Spanish items like pitchers of sangria, a wide selection of tapas, and large paella platters which make it an excellent location for small groups. Theatrical Flamenco dinner shows are offered weekly and lively guitarists play Gypsy Rhumba and Latin music each night in the tapas bar. The restaurant has been a San Diego favorite for more than 20 years and a recent move has put their new location in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. The décor, … Learn More »

109Fleming'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 »

108Mapo Korean BBQ Cuisine

Address: 4647 Convoy Street Suite #105, San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation
Mapo Korean BBQ Cuisine
Kearny Mesa is keeping a big secret. In the corner of a tiny strip mall, slightly off the beaten track, hides a venue serving some of the most delicious Korean barbeque in the neighborhood. Although the outside façade is quite unassuming, Mapo greets guests with warm familiarity and the mouthwatering aromas of roasted meat. With an extensive menu featuring everything from seafood dishes to spicy noodle bowls, guests are even offered the unique option of grilling their entrees tableside. Showcasing a generous All-You-Can-Eat-Special, they are perfect for larger family gatherings or the solo diner seeking a quick lunch. Ordering a … Learn More »

109Tapenade

Address: 7612 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
Tapenade
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Since opening in 1998, Tapenade has established itself as a La Jolla institution. Diners frequent the sophisticated establishment for acclaimed chef Jean-Michel Diot’s Provençal-style French cooking. Diot, who comes to San Diego after a successful career in Paris and New York, offers a consistently award-winning menu, while Tapenade’s welcoming atmosphere and excellent service complement the cuisine. For an exceptional experience, Diot offers a five-course tasting menu with wine pairings, offered daily. Learn More »

1010Eppig Brewing Waterfront Biergarten

Address: 2817 Dickens St, San Diego, CA  92106   Make a Reservation
Eppig Brewing Waterfront Biergarten
COVID-19 UPDATE: All seating is outdoors, with at least 6ft. between groups. Due to county order, a meal purchase from our guest food truck Biersal is REQUIRED with your beer order. Masks required at all times while not seated at a table. Maximum of 6 guests per group, including children and non-drinkers. Local, independent award-winning craft beer. Located in Point Loma / Shelter Island, Eppig Biergarten features all outdoor seating with panoramic views of America's Cup Harbor. Featuring a wide variety of Eppig beers, ranging from lagers and IPAs to stouts. Learn More »

107Acquavite La Jolla

Address: 1298 Prospect Street Ste 3M, La Jolla, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
A hidden gem nestled inside the Coast Walk in La Jolla features authentic Italian cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Filippo Piccini. Homemade pasta, fresh ravioli delicious risotto and a unique selection of wines accompanied by amazing ocean views in a romantic, yet relaxed rustic dining room emphasized by a contemporary décor is just the beginning of your new Italian experience. Learn More »

109Baci 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 »

107Cheesecake Factory

Address: 7067 Friars Road, San Diego, CA  92108   Make a Reservation
Cheesecake Factory
With one of the most extensive menus in town, sure to please even the pickiest of palates, The Cheesecake Factory genuinely has something for everyone at your table. This landmark restaurant prides itself on hospitality and delectable menu items that are both sweet and savory. The restaurant has established itself as the go-to spot for large parties and big celebrations as well as a romantic date for two. Cheesecake Factory’s ambiance combines the hustle and bustle of the city with the quiet intimacy of a corner bistro. Ultimately renowned for their long list of signature cheesecakes, generous portions, and comfortably … Learn More »

107Extraordinary Desserts

Address: 2929 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92103   Make a Reservation
Whether you're looking for a romantic cafe, a place to treat your friends to, or an exquisite birthday cake for a family member, you won't be disappointed in Extraordinary Desserts. This 5th Avenue Bankers Hill bakery was opened by Pastry Chef Karen Krasne in 1988, and has been a local hit ever since. With mouthwatering, hand-crafted, organic and decadent cakes, pastries, danishes, cookies, and ice cream-- plus a full espresso bar to-boot-- Extraordinary Desserts is just the place to feed your sweet tooth. This cozy, quaint little cafe boasts an astonishing 400+ item menu, so every time you visit make … Learn More »

109Randy Jones All American Sports Grill

Address: 7510 Hazard Center Dr., San Diego, CA  92108   Make a Reservation
Randy Jones All American Sports Grill
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San Diego sports fans and barbecue enthusiasts unite at Randy Jones All American Sports Grill! The Padres baseball legend has turned his sights from the field to the food, partnering with restaurateur Mark Oliver to bring guests a true sports bar and dining experience. Complementing their all-American cuisine menu is a staggering array of sports viewing options: 22 big screen TVs and a 14-foot high definition projection screen ensure that no game is left behind. And with 24 American beers on draft, we’re sure not to go thirsty either. From the finger-lickin’-good food to the top-notch viewing options, Randy Jones … Learn More »

107Salvucci's

Address: 935 J St., San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Salvucci’s is more than just a name. It’s food, rooted in our culture and traditions. It’s recipes, passed down from generation to generation; each adding their own unique touch while still honoring the integrity of the original flavors. It’s community, where neighbors are family and bonds are built and strengthened around the kitchen table. Salvucci's Ristorante brings delicious, homemade meals, pairing traditional Italian recipes with locally-sourced ingredients. The menu includes daily homemade pastas, hand tossed wood-fired pizzas, fresh seasonal salads, and fresh baked breads. Learn More »

108Osteria Romantica

Address: 2151 Avenida De La Playa, San Diego, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
Osteria Romantica
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Osteria Romantica provides a chic, casual, and relaxing atmosphere for enjoying wonderful company, cuisine, and drink. This restaurant was designed to reflect the osterias of Italy, where locals commune around fresh food and good wine; indeed, La Jolla Shores locals and visitors alike raise their glasses—and forks—to the common goal of enjoying authentic cuisine and company. As the likes of Pavarotti and other legends woo you with their crooning, Romantica’s sophisticated décor invites you into an intimate setting punctuated by nostalgic accent pieces and mementos. Similarly, the refined yet hearty menu of Italian specialties is both familiar and intriguing. The … Learn More »

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 »

105Boat House

Address: 2040 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Boat House
The Boathouse offers a waterfront setting on Harbor Island, overlooking the San Diego bay and marina. The menu offers quality steaks, seafood, and pasta dishes, with entrees such as Stuffed Salmon, Filet Mignon and Lobster duo, and Southwestern Chicken Pasta. Specialty cocktails, a weekday happy hour, and weekly specials are all reasons to keep returning to the Boathouse, as is the friendly service, comfortable atmosphere, and magnificent view. Their elegant yet cozy atmosphere is inviting for anyone, and with a menu and cocktail list as extensive as it is, any eater can feel welcome to dine with ease at the … Learn More »

107Seaside 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 »

107Florencias

Address: 3017 University Avenue, San Diego, CA  92104   Make a Reservation
Florencias
Florencias delivers a satisfying taste of home-cooked Italian goodness to every diner no matter where he or she may be. A popular dine-in, take-out, and delivery restaurant, Florencias is happy to say it is family owned and operated—a fact that translates well into flavor and quality. Pizzas and subs come piping hot to the table and encourage a hands-on eating style, while classic pasta and baked dishes are a natural fit with a fine glass of wine. Since one’s need for true Italian fare knows no bounds, Florencias keeps its doors—and arms—open late into the night to ensure none of … Learn More »

107Vessel Restaurant + Bar

Address: 1551 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA  92106   Make a Reservation
Set on San Diego's beautiful Shelter Island, Vessel features a robust menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner served in a unique, contemporary setting. Diners flock for the spectacular panoramic marina view, in addition to the casual, informal atmosphere and great food. The menu offers a wide range of entrées inspired by Californian, American, and Polynesian cuisines. Fresh fish and seafood are their specialty; flying in buttery scallops from Maine and cooking locally caught Mahi-Mahi. Take in the mild sea breezes on the waterfront patio during breakfast or relax while the sun sets in the comfortable, inviting, and fun atmosphere. Learn More »

1010Grant Grill

Address: 326 Broadway, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Grant Grill
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A contemporary, glamorous place to dine, the Grant Grill presents an extraordinary display of modern cuisine, handcrafted cocktails, and an elegance that permeates the restaurant’s décor and atmosphere. Originally opened in 1951, the Grant Grill’s historical significance as a “Power Lunch” spot is well-known throughout San Diego. A must-have at this legendary establishment is the Mock Turtle Soup, a staple since the doors opened. The creative California cuisine created by Chef de Cuisine, John Duran, features innovative and seasonal selections. A 3, 4, or 5 Course Tasting Menu with an optional wine pairing is available for those looking to sample … Learn More »