San Diego Restaurant Week Part Two: September 2013

San Diego's beloved Restaurant Week is here again for it's second installment of 2013 and week one is already over. Here are the restaurants that will be extending these amazing deals for one more week from September 22nd through the 27th. Check out the many different participating restaurants and peruse the fantastic selection of menus to help you decide where to go. Reservations are filling quickly and this offer will only be available for a limited time.

333 Pacific (Oceanside)

Head north to Oceanside and breathe the crisp ocean air while you dive into a delicious seafood dinner. Feast your eyes on the waters surrounding the historic pier, and curb your appetite with a special 3-course menu showcasing the diversity of California ingredients. The price is just $30.00 per person, but additional items may be added to take your meal over the top. Pricing is per person and does not include the cost of beverages, tax or any gratuity. Add-ons are extra.

Bertrand at Mister A’s (Downtown-Bankers Hill)

Take in the spectacular view and enjoy a fine fusion of French-American cuisine atop the Fifth Avenue Financial Center. The luxurious dining room sits twelve stories above the busy streets, offering an elegant “I’m on top of the world” type ambiance. A 2-course preset menu will be available for lunch at $20.00 per person and a 3-course menu for dinner at $40.00 per person plus the cost of beverages, tax, and any gratuity. Plus, enjoy the added bonus of a 3-course Sunday brunch for just $30.00 per person. There is no better time to experience one of San Diego’s finest restaurants, so don’t miss out.

BiCE Ristorante (Downtown-Gaslamp)

Rapidly gaining critical acclaim since opening in the heart of Downtown’s Gaslamp Quarter, this Italian gem offers a new and innovative take on this time-honored cuisine. Marvel at the enormous collection of bottles on display within the temperature-controlled wine cellar and enjoy the sites of Downtown’s bustling crowds through large windows as you dive in to a delightful 3-course preset dinner. At just $40.00 per person, plus the cost of beverages, tax and any gratuity, why not go out and discover what modern Italian cuisine is all about?

Bleu Boheme (Hillcrest-Kensington)

Inspiring French cuisine thoughtfully prepared and served in a warm Bohemian atmosphere with influences from every region of the country; this is the true passion behind Chef and Owner Ken Irvine’s cozy neighborhood restaurant. Take time to delight in simple, yet delicious French fare at a price that will surely put a smile on your face. Enjoy this special 3-course menu for just $40.00 per person, plus the cost of beverages, tax and gratuity, and discover the many facets of France’s culinary world.

Chart House (North County-Cardiff by the Sea)

Not many restaurants can boast a true seaside dining experience, so the opportunity to sit mere feet from the beach with views through enormous floor-to-ceiling windows is not to be overlooked. Sweeten the view with a well-organized, 3-course preset dinner for just $30.00 per person and you have the perfect reason to head to the beautiful beaches of Cardiff by the Sea. The price is per person and does not include the cost of beverages, tax or gratuity.

Crab Catcher (La Jolla-Downtown)

Fresh seafood, ocean breezes and a great view are but a few aspects that make up the full dining experience at this beachfront restaurant. A helpful, friendly service staff and talented team of kitchen professionals help complete the circle to create a marvelous setting for fine dining. A satisfying 2-course lunch for $15.00 per person and a thoughtful 3-course dinner for $30.00 per person are practically unheard of in most instances, but now is your chance to sample the unique styles of Crab Catcher for prices that can’t be beat.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse (La Jolla-UTC)

Casual vibes mixed with top notch American cuisine and a wine list that will blow you away, these are the components of a successful steak establishment, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse has them in spades. Once you add the impeccable customer service, sure to put a smile on every face, the beautiful dining area with its open exhibition kitchen, and a splendid 3-course dinner for just $40.00 per person, you have every reason to set aside some time for an evening of steak and relaxation.

George’s CA Modern (La Jolla-Downtown)

Known for gorgeous ocean views and locally sourced, sustainable cuisine in an elegant atmosphere, this is the perfect place to take someone special for a night they will always remember. Chef Partner Trey Foshee applies great diligence to the selection of only the finest ingredients, mixing them with his undeniable California flare, to create innovative dishes that constantly change with the seasons. With a 3-course preset dinner for the price of $40.00 per person, take this opportunity to experience the fresh new flavors from one of San Diego’s most popular restaurants.

Hexagone (Downtown-Bankers Hill)

Traditional French fare meets fresh California ingredients to create a delightful culmination of flavor and style at this San Diego gem. Delight in smooth jazz melodies as you experience the charming ambiance and allow the helpful service team to cater to your need for delicious food. Enjoy a 2-course preset lunch for $20.00 per person, or for just $40.00 per person, the special 3-course preset dinner is sure to please. With a bounty of premium wine selections to pair, you can truly create the perfect combination for your meal.

Indigo Grill (Downtown-Little Italy)

Spice things up a bit with the unique South American/West Coast flare of Chef Deborah Scott’s special 3-course menu will bring to the table. This may be Little Italy, but that doesn’t mean everyone is serving up Italian food. Her style is ambiguous, and her ingredients are fresh from local California purveyors, ensuring that this will be a most memorable dinner experience. The price is just $30.00 per person (what a deal!) so be sure to give this unique cuisine a shot.

Kitchen 1540 (North County-Del Mar)

A local leader in made-from-scratch, sustainable California cuisine, this innovative new-age restaurant concept provides a path less traveled when it comes to dining in San Diego. Situated within the luxurious vacation resort, L’Auberge Del Mar, it is the perfect location to relax and unwind with superb culinary creations at every turn. Come enjoy a 2-course lunch for just $20.00 per person or stop by to indulge in a 3-course dinner for $40.00 per person. Discover the difference in fresh, sustainable dining.

La Jolla Strip Club (La Jolla-UTC)

While the $30.00 3-course grill-your-own-steak dinner will be the same as the Gaslamp location, featuring seven different cuts to choose from, this 21 and up La Jolla establishment will take the deal a step further by offering a $15.00 lunch menu as well. The 2-course meal will be offered during regular lunch hours, Monday through Friday, and the price is per person, plus the cost of beverages, tax and gratuity.

Mille Fleurs (North County-Rancho Santa Fe)

When it comes to preparing fine French cuisine, Chef Martin Wosele is one of the most qualified and talented individuals for the task. His constant effort to create new renditions of classic dishes is hard to match and easy access to fresh, locally sourced California ingredients allows for practically unlimited possibilities. Discover a new-age take on your favorite French dishes within the sophisticated comfort of Mille Fleurs with a superb 3-course dinner for just $40.00 per person, plus the cost of beverages, tax and gratuity.

Pacifica Del Mar (North County-Del Mar)

Boasting beautiful ocean views, a superb selection of wine, and modern California-style cuisine made fresh every day, who wouldn’t be intrigued by such place? The atmosphere is relaxing, with an ambiance reminiscent of vacations by the beach, and the attentive service goes above and beyond expectation. Take a break from the world and sample the delicious food to match the destination with a 2-course lunch for just $20.00 per person or a 3-course dinner for $40.00 and discover relaxation, Del Mar style.

Peohe’s (Coronado-Ferry Landing)

This is a definite must-try when spending time in Coronado, with spectacular views across the bay showcasing the Downtown San Diego skyline and delicious Pacific Rim inspired cuisine. The restaurant is perched at the water’s edge, so close in fact you can literally moor your own boat at the public dock or ride the ferry across the bay to avoid traffic. With such splendid views comes equally impressive seafood, and there is no better time to take in the full experience than now with a 3-course dinner for just $30.00 per person.

Tapenade (La Jolla-Downtown)

A long-standing destination for fine French cuisine since 1988, this family owned-and operated restaurant takes things a step further than the kitchen by featuring live musical performances, impeccable service, and a beautiful dining space that transport diners away from the worries of everyday life. Enter the world of Chef Diot and leave your cares behind as you delve into the wonderful creations found on this year’s special 3-course dinner menu. The cost is merely $40.00 per person, but the experience is priceless.

The Melting Pot (Downtown-Gaslamp)

Nothing says “We are different” quite like a fondue restaurant. But this is much more than just melted cheese. The 3-course menu will feature a carefully crafted cheese fondue selection, fresh salad, and premium assorted entrees to be paired and prepared with your delicious fondue for just $30.00 per person. Plus, for an additional $10.00 per couple, you can add a decadent chocolate fondue dessert. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.

The Prado (Downtown-Balboa Park)

Tucked away within the historic House of Hospitality, and easily the best restaurant in Balboa Park, this unique setting provides a casual, yet elegant ambiance along with fantastic fusion-style cuisine, sure to cater to even the pickiest of diners. With a 2-course lunch for $15.00 per person and 3-course dinner for only $30.00 per person, now is the time to discover something new. Beautiful views of the park enhance the dining experience, and the goal of the friendly staff is to put a smile on every face, so don’t delay, fun is on the way.

Vintana Wine + Dine (North County-Escondido)

The latest addition to Chef Deborah Scott’s impressive portfolio of restaurants takes residence atop the Lexus Centre of Escondido, a luxurious destination to say the least. The enormous dining space is well utilized; from the main dining room to the notorious Vintana Vodka Lounge & Lanai, every aspect implements the idea of casual elegance. The creative cuisine combines California ingredients with cultural influences extending the entire west coast. Enjoy a delicious sampling of these unique creations with a 2-course lunch for $20.00 per person or the 3-course dinner for $40.00 per person.


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