Mission Valley Clairemont Restaurants

1010Forbidden Cove

Address: 7576 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation
Forbidden Cove
RecommendedNewEditor's PickPrivate Room
Escape to the Forbidden Cove, a hidden Tiki lounge located inside Kilowatt Brewing Kearny Mesa! Enjoy our undistilled craft cocktails, such as our Washed Out to Sea, Lava Flow, Blue Hawaiian, and Kokoleka Wailele (Chocolate Waterfall). Enjoy the company of your group, along with a kaleidoscope of Tiki lighting and decor, exotic and rare craft beers, and undistilled cocktails. We are currently open on Fridays and Saturdays, 5pm - 12am. Our last seating is at 10:45pm. With the exception of the 10:45 p.m. seating, we book reserved seating for 90 minute increments. If you are more than 10 minutes late … Learn More »

109Common Theory Public House

Address: 4805 Convoy St, San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation

107Phuong Trang

Address: 4170 Convoy Street, San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation
Phuong Trang
Tucked in a strip mall on Convoy Street between a kickboxing studio and a bakery sits a vacation to a foreign land. This escape is in the form of Phuong Trang, offering a selection of Pho, as well as traditional delights. Inspired by the Vietnamese home cooking style of Com Thang, meaning “month of meals” catering to family and friends, this establishment serves appetizing Vietnamese cuisine to Kearny Mesa locals. Besides appetizers, and Pho, diners can choose between Rice Paper Wraps, Stir Fried Noodles, Salads, Broken Rice Dishes, Seafood Specials, and Vegetarian dishes. The setting is tranquil, with tan wallpaper … Learn More »

107Sushi Yaro

Address: 7905 Engineer Road, San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation
Sushi Yaro
Sushi Yaro, literally translating to, “Let’s do sushi,” is an appropriate name for this local gem tucked away in the backstreets of Kearny Mesa. Chef and owner Sam Cha discovered his culinary passion for sushi while stationed in Japan. In a traditional style sushi bar, Sushi Yaro boasts the expected large sushi bar where patrons can sit back and marvel at Chef Cha’s distinctive style and see his personality come alive through his edible artwork. Accents of Japanese culture subtlety show themselves through artwork and details along the bar. This menu is home to conventional Japanese cuisine of fresh hand … Learn More »

1010Chamorro Grill

Address: 6628 Mission Gorge Rd, San Diego, CA  92120   Make a Reservation

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 »

106Niban

Address: 7081 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation
Niban
A bustling lunch crowd advertises the popularity of Niban Japanese Restaurant in Kearny Mesa and an outdoor patio makes it an enticing opportunity to get outside for a lunch break. It’s not uncommon to see a line out the door , and the friendly and attentive staff consistently delivers food quickly to the table, no matter the size of the crowd. Menu items are reasonably priced and along with weekly changing specialty rolls like the Spicy Scallop Roll, which are available for $5. All food is freshly prepared and curries, noodle dishes, bento boxes, as well as teriyaki bowls, round … Learn More »

105Gordon Biersch

Address: 5010 Mission Center Road, San Diego, CA  92108   Make a Reservation
Gordon Biersch
Gordon Biersch's brewery restaurant in San Diego's Mission Valley features main and private dining, as well as two outdoor patios. Freshly brewed lagers, wood fired rotisserie and oven, live music, and complimentary valet parking make this brewery restaurant a destination for local San Diegans and travelers alike. Learn More »

108Nozomi Noodles and Teriyaki

Address: 4637 Convoy Street #104, San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation
Nozomi Noodles and Teriyaki
Tucked away in the back corner of one of Convoy’s many Korean restaurant filled plazas, is Nozomi, a quaint Japanese sushi, noodles, and teriyaki eatery. Nozomi’s menu showcases an almost overwhelming variety of fresh sushi, specialty rolls, bento boxes, combo plates, and hot pots. Their specials change daily and they even offer an “all you can eat” deal. Nozomi rolls arrive in style on huge plates in a flower like or animal shaped presentations that come decorated with various sauces and an orchid. Dishes are colorful and fresh and portion sizes are generous and can easily be shared. The décor … Learn More »

107Bud's Louisiana Cafe

Address: 4320 Viewridge Avenue, Suite A, San Diego, CA  92123   Make a Reservation
Bud's Louisiana Cafe
Discreetly situated in the business sector of Kearny Mesa is Bud’s Louisiana Café, a tried and tested destination for authentic Southern cuisine. This neighborhood eatery is bustling throughout the day with businesspeople and other local loyalists who make a point to savor Bud’s many Creole offerings. The Bud’s façade is almost indistinguishable from adjacent businesses; once inside, diners are welcomed by genuine Louisiana congeniality. The dining room is intimate, but not crowded, and well lit with natural sunlight streaming in from a wall’s length of large windows. Classic Creole specialties include dishes like the Cajun Jambalaya, the Pulled Pork Po … Learn More »

108Studio Diner

Address: 4701 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA  92123   Make a Reservation
Studio Diner
The Studio Diner is a true local’s paradise; conveniently located in the Kearney Mesa Business District, this deliciously nostalgic eatery serves up heaping helpings of classic American fare with a gourmet twist 24-hours-a-day. Clad in chrome and gleaming with 1940s charm, film-making equipment graces the dining area and celebrates the restaurant’s ongoing relationship with television. The only thing that can steal the spotlight from the Diner’s cool décor is its impressively lengthy and satisfying menu. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be savored any time – from omelets to East Coast classics, the Diner aims to please. Menu favorites include the … 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
Special Offer
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 »

107Shogun

Address: 5451 Kearny Villa Road, San Diego, CA  92123   Make a Reservation
Shogun
Shogun is located in Kearny Mesa and offers both teppanyaki and sushi dining options. Natural wood tables match the simple décor, creating an environment that suits almost any occasion. Shogun offers an extensive menu of traditional Japanese fare with lunch and dinner specials. There are nearly thirty sushi and sashimi options and a large variety of combinations for their bento boxes. The sushi is presented without the flourishes that the restaurant’s teppanyaki counterpart is known for, but the skilled chefs coax the most out of the simple dishes. The specialty rolls are garnished with the traditional accoutrements and nothing more, … Learn More »

108Onami-TORA

Address: 1640 Camino Del Rio North, Suite 206, San Diego, CA  92108   Make a Reservation
Onami-TORA
NewSpecial Offer
Seafood enthusiasts flock to Onami-TORA’s all-you-can-eat Japanese seafood buffet stocked with fresh salads, a vast spread of sushi, gourmet hot food, fresh baked goods, and more. With so many tasty offerings to choose from, diners revisit their buffet favorites again and again. And lucky for everyone, Onami-TORA’s reasonable prices make the prospect of coming back a definite reality. Fresh produce and seafood is delivered daily for Onami-TORA’s staff of professional chefs to work their magic on—new dishes are always finding their way to the forefront for guests to enjoy. Known for having a light, relaxed, and clean atmosphere, Onami-TORA is … Learn More »

108Wa Dining Okan

Address: 3860 Convoy Street, San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation
Wa Dining Okan
RecommendedSpecial Offer
The Wa Dining Okan motto is “welcome home”, providing guests a space that is equally warm and cozy, just like home. Its dining room is decorated with Japanese traditional art and furniture that transports guests to a rural location of Japan, far from modern day problems and worries. The menu offers guests a traditional take on Japanese cuisine that utilizes simple flavors and seasonal ingredients that are prepared with kindness, which is definitely hard to find these days. Indulge in Okan's signature grilled dishes like the Roasted Duck with Green Onions or the Chicken Wings: seasoned with special spices and … Learn More »

107Robata Ya Oton

Address: 5447 Kearny Villa Road, San Diego, CA  92123   Make a Reservation
Robata Ya Oton
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In a contemporary, cozy, and calming atmosphere, Robata Ya Oton offers patrons traditional Japanese fare that some Japanese restaurants have strayed away from. Located in Kearny Mesa, Robata Ya Oton specializes in the art of “Robatayaki”: the original Japanese barbecue, cooked in front of customers and served direct, similar to the style of sushi. The chef sits in plain view of the customers and surrounds himself with selected ingredients he has on display for all. This offers a lively setting and one-on-one interaction with the chef to help him create the quintessential dish for each guest. Delve into traditional Yakimono … Learn More »

107Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill - Mission Valley

Address: 1620 Camino de la Reina San Diego, CA, San Diego, CA  92108   Make a Reservation
Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill - Mission Valley
Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill is a far cry from your average run-of-the-mill pizza joint. This elegant yet comfortable gourmet restaurant introduces a whole new interpretation to the art of pizza-making, offering innovative menu items such as Brie and Truffle Pizza, Garlic Shrimp Pizza, and Organic Arugula and Pear Pizza. Sammy’s of Mission Valley is centrally located in close proximity to the I-15, I-805, and I-8 directly adjacent to the Mission Valley mall, allowing easy access to the perfect combination of shopping and dining. Don’t miss the Happy Hour specials from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. every day, when you … Learn More »

109Zuupo Restaurant Delivery

Address: 4858 Mercury Street, San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation
Zuupo Restaurant Delivery
RecommendedNewSpecial Offer
Zuupo offers an innovative take on the traditional delivery service, allowing you to order from any restaurant that offers take out. Whether you are in the mood for your favorite sushi roll but don’t feel like taking the kids out or you need to host an office party but can’t find time to get away, Zuupo makes it easy to enjoy your favorite meal any time. Centrally located in Kearny Mesa, Zuupo is able to deliver anywhere in San Diego County, and the friendly staff are well qualified to assist those who are unfamiliar with the many different local restaurants. … Learn More »

101Galberto's Mexican

Address: Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation
Galberto's Mexican
Galberto’s is an excellent choice for quality Mexican dishes, friendly hospitality, and fair prices. Specials are offered daily, and chips with salsa are always complimentary and made fresh. From rolled tacos to carne asada burritos and grilled quesadillas to fried tostadas, Galberto’s covers just about every Mexican dish you could imagine, and everything is made fresh to order. Mexican cuisine is not exactly hard to find in San Diego, but Galberto’s is consistently commended for creating quality dishes with fresh ingredients, which is why so many continue to return for more. Learn More »

107King's Fish House

Address: 825 Camino De La Reina, San Diego, CA  92108   Make a Reservation
King's Fish House
Think harbor fish market meets fifties diner: this lively restaurant offers excellent quality seafood in a casual and energetic atmosphere. The menu offers a variety of seafood sensations, including soups, salads, sushi, and pastas. In addition, there is steak, chicken, and burgers for the non-seafood eaters. The "Regional Specials" change daily, while fresh oysters, crab, and lobster add to the extensive choice of specialties. The wine list includes a generous selection of wines by the glass. The adjoining King Crab Lounge is a vibrant bar where one could start with a King’s Martini or micro-brewed beer. Learn More »