San Diego Restaurants

10 8 Operacaffe

Address: 835 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Operacaffe
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It is the very presence of charismatic Master Chef Roberto Bernardoni and his lovely wife, Chef Patrizia Branchi that sets Operacaffe apart from the countless “authentic” Italian eateries downtown. The first ingredient in all of Chef Bernadoni’s dishes is his "cuore", his heart and passion for his trade. This is splendidly reflected in the careful presentations, wistful aromas, and creative tastes of their traditional dishes. Allow your taste buds to be transported to Italy by thin crust pizzas, salads, featuring fresh Italian cheeses like Parmigiano Reggiano, and herby and flavorful pasta and second course dishes. Chef Bernardoni will be delighted ...

10 8 Forbidden Cove

Address: 7576 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111
Forbidden Cove
$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room
Hidden Tiki lounge located inside Kilowatt Brewing Kearny Mesa featuring unique Tiki lighting and decor, exotic and rare craft beers, and undistilled cocktails. We are open Thursdays from 5pm -11pm, Fridays and Saturdays, 5pm - Midnight. Our last seating is at 9:30pm on Thursdays and 10:45pm on Fridays and Saturdays, as we are required to close at 12:00 a.m. 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 for your reservation, your seats will be allocated to customers on the wait list. Must be 21 ...

10 8 WildWood Crossing

Address: 116 Civic Center Dr, Vista, CA 92084
WildWood Crossing
$ Recommended Editor's Pick Private Room
We came together in the 1980s, working at some of the best restaurants in San Diego North County. We forged our family in those legendary dining icons, then went on to careers in creative arts and services. Friends to this day, we came back together in business to form Terramar Restaurant Group and to create WildWood Crossing. The owners, managers, and chefs are members of an extended family who love to make people feel welcome and provide creative hospitality. We feed you right! We created a venue that has entertainment that rivals that in San Diego. A place that you ...

10 8 Royal India

Address: 329 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101
Royal India
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Royal India is where to go when you want to dine like kings and queens. The Gaslamp area restaurant serves authentic Northern Indian cuisine in a refreshing, elegant setting. An outdoor patio offers prime views of downtown foot traffic, while inside, the tall ceilings and open space give the feel of a modern palace, complete with regal décor imported from India. Ornate chandeliers cast an elegant glow, while a cascading waterfall offers a backdrop of serenity. The menu is as rich as its surroundings, with flavorful curries, tandoori kababs, and a tempting array of fresh tandoor-baked breads. If you’re unable ...

10 8 Cobblestone Cottage Tea Shoppe

Address: 1945 Alpine Boulevard, Alpine, CA 91901
Cobblestone Cottage Tea Shoppe
$ Top 10 Recommended Editor's Pick
Since 1998, Cobblestone Cottage Tea Shoppe in Alpine, CA has been providing a relaxing and enjoyable experience through tea service. Choose either our Cottage High Tea or Cottage Afternoon Tea where you'll enjoy a choice from dozens of tea varities, tea sandwiches, savories, and desserts. You deserve a moment for yourself to enjoy with family or friends in a quiet, tranquil, calm setting. So make a reservation today, and we'll look forward to serving you our very best.

10 8 Petrinis San Diego

Address: 610 W Ash St, San Diego, CA 92101
Petrinis San Diego
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Petrini's, in the heart of San Diego's Little Italy neighborhood, serves homemade Italian dishes with a traditional aesthetic in its charming and inviting restaurant. Petrini's takes the same approach to its menu in its environment as previous generations. With years of feeding customers with authentic and mouth-watering recipes and cuisine, Petrini's holds its same standard that it did for several years.

10 8 Blue Point Coastal Cuisine

Address: 565 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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.

10 8 McCormick & Schmick's

Address: 675 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101
McCormick & Schmick's
$$$ Top 10 Recommended Editor's Pick Special Offer Private Room
Each one of McCormick & Schmick’s restaurants throughout the United States is designed to create an environment that is unique and welcoming; the one in Downtown San Diego is no different. Located in the Omni Hotel on the corner of L and 7th Street the restaurant is connected via skybridge to Petco Park. The ever-changing menu features the highest quality of steak, like the tender aged Filet Mignon as well as seafood choices from the Pacific Rim, Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Also, the award winning bar food is just as satisfying as the main entrees. Indulge in classic ...

10 8 Pacifica Del Mar

Address: 1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
Pacifica Del Mar
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Pacifica Del Mar reflects the soothing calm of its ocean location. Perched high atop the Del Mar Plaza, the sophisticated restaurant offers a stunning visual Pacific feast to accompany Chef Christopher Idso’s delightful gastronomic feats. The menu features elegant California-inspired creations that manage to be both light and clean, while still imparting a deep satisfaction. Mouthwatering options like the Barbecued Sugar-Spiced Salmon with Chinese beans and mustard sauce, Moroccan Spiced Prawns, and Filet Mignon with potato-white cheddar gratin, make for delightful dining dilemmas. Sample from Pacifica Del Mar’s Wine Spectator-distinguished wine list to help make the decision-making process that much ...

10 8 Peohe's

Address: 1201 1st Street, Coronado, CA 92118
Peohe's
$$$ Top 10 Recommended Editor's Pick Private Room View Outdoor Seating
Peohe’s captures the essence of Southern California dining with its stunning bay front views, Pacific Rim cuisine menu, and chic tropical vibe. This Coronado Island destination is ideally situated just steps from the Ferry Landing and offers picture-perfect views of the Downtown San Diego skyline, as well as an endless parade of passing boats. Peohe’s menu celebrates the sea by showcasing the flavors of the Pacific; island cooking techniques are married with tropical accents for dishes that are bold in flavor and freshness. Sushi enthusiasts appreciate Peohe’s selection of fresh nigiri, sashimi, specialty rolls, and platters. Likewise, meat lovers rejoice ...