Mission Valley & Clairemont Restaurants
Denny'sAddress: 5445 Kearny Villa Rd., San Diego, CA 92123
Where breakfast is concerned, Denny’s is paradise, with a plethora of combinations available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. From English muffins to omelets and everything in between, breakfast lovers can rejoice with timeless classics like the Grand Slam, French Toast Slam, and bottomless pancakes, as well as the ever evolving new additions like Pancake Puppies and delicious desserts. But Denny’s does more than just breakfast, with delicious grilled sandwiches, entrees including steak and fish, as well as meatloaf, chicken, soups and salads that are all available 24 hours a day. It is a true all-around American restaurant …
Galberto's MexicanAddress: Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92111
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.
Chick-a-DelliAddress: 9119 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92123
Chicken lovers rejoice because Chick-A-Delli is here! Located just minutes from the I-15 and 163 Freeways on Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Chick-A-Delli has come up with almost every way to prepare chicken and put it on the menu. With dishes ranging from Chicken Parmesan, to Chicken Tenders, to a whole Roasted Chicken, this little eatery is bound to have something for every chicken lover. Chick-A-Delli uses quality, fresh chicken; never frozen. Not only is the chicken fresh, but so are all the accouterments, including sauces, bread crumbs, French fries, and lettuce. The owner, Joe, is as friendly as the food is …
Gordon BierschAddress: 5010 Mission Center Road, San Diego, CA 92108
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.
On the Border - Mission ValleyAddress: 1770 Camino De La Reina, San Diego, CA 92108
A border is a special place where the best of two worlds blend together to create something even better. Visit On The Border Mexican Grill and Cantina and step into a world where colors are brighter and flavors are more intense, yet the atmosphere is casual and upbeat. Flavors depart from the familiar and arrive at the extraordinary. Located in Mission Valley, guests can enjoy traditional Mexican dishes that are both memorable and comforting, not to mention full of spice and body. They feature options for take-out and catering, so you can always have a chance to add a little …
P.F.Chang's - San DiegoAddress: 7077 Friars Road, San Diego, CA 92108
P. F. Chang's China Bistro offers a unique combination of traditional Chinese cuisine and American hospitality in a contemporary bistro setting. Intensely flavored, highly memorable culinary creations, prepared from the freshest ingredients, including premium herbs and spices imported directly from China. With popular dishes such as Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps, and Chang's Spicy Chicken, plus more traditional Chinese dishes like Sweet and Sour Pork or Kung Pau Chicken, P. F. Chang's China Bistro has something for everyone. They even offer a kid's menu, a happy hour menu, and a gluten free menu. Great for romantic dinners for all eaters, this …
King's Fish HouseAddress: 825 Camino De La Reina, San Diego, CA 92108
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.
Joe's Crab ShackAddress: 7210 Hazard Center Drive #703, San Diego, CA 92108
Joe's specialty is crab variety, including Alaskan King Crab, Dungeness Crab, Alaskan Snow Crab, and Blue Crab. Even if you're not a big crab fan, Joe's can fix you up with some fresh shrimp, hearty gumbo or clam chowder, sizzling steak, grilled chicken or a tantalizing salad. On the patio you can chill out sipping some cool refreshments.
Cheesecake FactoryAddress: 7067 Friars Road, San Diego, CA 92108
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 …
BenihanaAddress: 477 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108
The first Benihana opened in 1964, introducing traditional Japanese cuisine to the United States. Now with locations world wide, the hibachi steakhouse serves 'teppanyaki' cooking, with performing chefs preparing and serving chicken, steak, and seafood dishes right in front of guests. Guests are invited to dine at a shared table, and the live preparation of their dishes is both appetizing and memorable, adding a new twist to your average dinner. Dine on delicious entrees such as Colossal Mango Shrimp, Hibachi Chateaubriand, Salmon Tsutsumi-Yaki, and other mouthwatering seafood and meat dishes. In addition, Benihana offers a variety of fresh sushi and …
Tio Leo'sAddress: 5302 Napa Street, San Diego, CA 92110
Tio Leo’s has provided San Diego with quality Mexican food since 1979. The family owned and run restaurant started with one location and expanded to four, by consistently sticking with their motto of “Great Food, Great Service, and Generous Portions.” Tio Leo’s menu offers a wide range of traditional Mexican dishes, as well as some unique specialties. The health-conscious will love Tio Leo’s “Healthy Choice” selections, such as Grilled Eggplant Tacos and Pollo Asado Rice Bowl; the ravenous will appreciate Tio Leo’s Ole’, a platter with a taco, chile relleno, tostada, enchilada, carne asada, beans, rice, sour cream and guacamole. …
Bali Thai CafeAddress: 407 Camino Del Rio S., San Diego, CA 92108
$$ Special Offer
Bali Thai Cafe offers an eclectic mix of regional specialties from Thailand and Indonesia in a casual, intimate setting. The friendly service and relaxed atmosphere portrays a commitment to quality that is the cornerstone of this family-owned restaurant. Centrally located in Mission Valley, Bali Thai Café transports your taste buds to the Pacific for a fusion of exotic flavors with an extensive menu offering an assortment of vegetarian, meat, noodle, and seafood dishes that pack a punch of tasty satisfaction.
NibanAddress: 7081 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111
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 …
Indulge Contemporary CateringAddress: 5131 Santa Fe Street Suite A, San Diego, CA 92109
Working under the motto: “Some people cater… we indulge,” Indulge Contemporary Catering prides itself on accommodating all your needs. From capturing your unique style and theme in the event’s décor and atmosphere to crafting each gourmet event menu around the highest quality ingredients, no touch is overlooked. Indulge offers referrals to services like musicians, photographers, hair stylists, and event venues to ensure everything lives up to their high standards. Enjoy your event knowing that you’re in the expert care of Indulge Contemporary Catering.
Euro Pastry & Chocolate FountainAddress: 2647 Ariane Drive, San Diego, CA 92117
Euro Pastry & Chocolate Fountain is a combination of sweet delights. Choose from the delectable cheesecake and pastry options of Euro Pastry or indulge in the rich, flowing chocolate desserts of the Chocolate Fountain. Every dish is masterminded by Chef Urs Huwyler, who brings his traditional European recipes all the way from Switzerland. Adding a bit more culture to San Diego, Huwyler has special attention for chocolate as he believes it can be used for anything. Whether it is a flowing fountain to dip fruit in or the ultimate pastry for a wedding, he knows to put a creative spin …
Aladdin RestaurantAddress: 5420 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92117
Aladdin Mediterranean Restaurant in Kearny Mesa has been pleasing San Diegans with its healthful, authentic Mediterranean cuisine for 15 years. Handcrafted delicacies like Hummus, Tabouleh, and Pita, baked fresh in the restaurant’s clay ovens, transport palates to the Middle East with exotic flavors and succulent spices. While vegetarians will be thrilled by the copious selection of satisfying salads and meatless dishes, diners with more carnivorous predilections will be satiated by Aladdin’s mouthwatering kabobs, shawermas, and various other traditional meat options.
Bully's EastAddress: 2401 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108
$$ Recommended New
If you ask the locals where to find the best prime rib in San Diego, they’ll tell you to try Bully’s East. Opened in 1971, this favorite San Diego hotspot is known for their famous Horseradish Crusted Prime Rib, but they also make the grade with their impressive collection of sports memorabilia and classic sports bar ambiance. With a large array of options for brunch, lunch, dinner, and dessert, Bully’s is even open late—a tradition they’ve maintained since their launch 40 years ago. They also feature a full bar, an extensive happy hour menu, and a sports lounge. Bully’s East …
Jack In The BoxAddress: 7786 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
Golden CityAddress: 5375 Kearny Villa Road, San Diego, CA 92123
The GodfatherAddress: 7878 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92111