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San Diego top restaurants - fusion cuisine
Café Japengo is renowned for both fabulous Sushi and incredible fusion creations that combine Japanese and Western flavors. Honored by San Diego Magazine for serving the area's "Best Sushi" and "Best Pacific Rim Cuisine,"
The energetic atmosphere and the trendy clientele make it make it a 'must' when visiting San Diego.

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Pamplemousse Grille - Ranked No.1 for Food in San Diego. This race track-side restaurant serves superb New American-New French cuisine. It  features grilled seafood, meats, game and daily specials. Chef Jeffrey Strauss's cuisine is casual yet elegant, inspired yet straightforward, quality food that delights all the senses. Impressive decor with beautiful murals. Patrons include some of the world's most powerful business brokers and socialites.

NINE-TEN Restaurant - This intimate restaurant, led by award-winning chef Jason Knibb and pastry chef Rachel King, offers the perfect combination of sophistication and casual elegance. Enjoy the best of the harvest from local artisan farmers, where produce is selected daily for the restaurant’s evolving California Cuisine. Chef Jason Knibb was
named San Diego's 2014 "Chef of the Year" by the California Restaurant Association.

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Arterra Restaurant -  Arterra Restaurant and Outdoor Lounge specializes in field to fork fresh, contemporary, seasonal cuisine that reflects the best of Southern California. The exhibition kitchen displaying a perfect view of the chefs at work. Arterra’s menu is eclectic, yet approachable, created from fresh, local and organic ingredients selected by Executive Chef, Jonathan Wills.
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Donovan's is convenient to downtown residents, tourists, conventioneers and fans of the San Diego Padres. Donovan's features complimentary transportation to area hotel and resort guests. While Donovan's is famous for amazing USDA Prime Steaks and chops, it also features great seafood choices along with an award-winning selection of wines that pair very well with fine steakhouse cuisine. Donovan's is the perfect spot for celebration dining and offers two private dining rooms for personal and business events.


Conveniently located at the edge of the historic Gaslamp Quarter in Downtown San Diego, and across from the San Diego Convention Center, Morton's The Steakhouse provides the perfect dining destination. With a beautiful dining room, Bar 12.21 offering daily happy hour specials, an outdoor dining space, and three private Board Rooms seating anywhere from 2 to 96 guests, the restaurant can accommodate groups both large and small. Come enjoy the "Good Life" at Morton's The Steakhouse, San Diego.

Bandar Restaurant - is the proud recipient of many awards since 1996. Rated excellent by Zagat Survey, awarded Best Service and voted as the Best Persian, Ethnic, Business, Fine Dining and International Cuisine. Our Executive Chefs celebrate the traditions of Persian cuisine with Fresh Prime Steaks, World Famous Chicken, Seafood and Classic Persian Specialties. Bandar is conveniently located downtown in the Gaslamp Quarter just blocks from the Convention Center.  
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Addison is the signature restaurant of The Grand Del Mar. The elegant, European setting features a decadently appointed bar with a richly upholstered backdrop, a commanding marble bar, intimate library and terrace seating. Framed by magnificent arched windows, the stunning main dining area affords beautiful views of the resort’s Tom Fazio golf course, while the wine cellar – strategically located in the center of the room – punctuates the importance of Addison’s extensive wine collection and its world-class wine tasting environment, replete with ideal glassware, perfect wine storage and knowledgeable service.


The WineSellar & Brasserie offers a seasonal, contemporary French menu complimented by access to the world’s greatest wines and handmade cocktails. Our excellent cuisine, award-winning wine list, and a talented staff will reward you with an exquisite fine-dining experience. The Brasserie is a Wine Lover's restaurant. Our wine pricing policy is amongst the best in San Diego, and assures that you will be enjoying the best wine possible for your dollars.  Reservations

Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Come savor the freshest Crab, direct from our own fisheries. Delight in our fresh-catch seafood menu or select tender, juicy steaks prepared to perfection. Then complement it all with delicious wines by the glass and bottle. San Diego Magazine Readers' Choice Winner 2011: "Best of the Best" Restaurant, "Best Seafood," "Best Service," "Best Wine List" Map & Reviews, Reservations

The Shores Restaurant at La Jolla Shores Hotel - The beachfront Shores Restaurant features exceptional seasonal cuisine, spectacular ocean views and a savvy wine list. Award-winning Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Augie Saucedo have created menus sure to tempt and inspire. Be sure to check out the “Five for $5” Happy Hour menu offered from 4 to 6 p.m. on weeknights.
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Trattoria i Trulli in Encinitas - The lively, festive atmosphere of an authentic Italian Trattoria. Their daily specials always include homemade ravioli, lasagne, gnocchi (potato dumpling) and scrumptious desserts. Trattoria I Trulli also offers a variety of fresh fish and homemade soups daily. With a nouvelle Italian menu that pairs fresh ingredients with traditional tastes to please the palate, I Trulli owes its success to its owners’ dedication to bringing the best of Italy to San Diego.
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The Oceanaire Seafood Room - As sleek as a 1930s ocean liner, yet as relaxed as dinner on the shore, the Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy Ultra-Fresh seafood, flown in daily from around the world. Sip a Sidecar in the lounge, sidle up to the oyster bar, or kick back in a horseshoe booth before diving into a sea of Ultra-Fresh fish. Our menu will guide you, our wine list will seduce you, and Ultra-Fresh seafood awaits you.
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Red Marlin Restaurant, Bar & Terrace - Located on beautiful Mission Bay, Red Marlin boasts some of the most amazing bayside dining and views in all of San Diego, with a fresh and sophisticated menu by Chef Danny Bannister. Choose from several dining options, including the open-air terrace with a cozy fire pits, the hip indoor and outdoor bar, several private dining rooms.
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The Marine Room – Opened in 1941, the multi-awarding winning Marine Room Restaurant continues a tradition of excellence along the shores of La Jolla. Join Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine, Ron Oliver on a culinary journey as you indulge in sensational global cuisine rooted in the French classics. One of the most popular & romantic restaurants in San Diego.
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Buster's Beach House Grill - American comfort food infused with spices and marinades like ginger, jasmine, soy, citrus, chutney and hoisin sauce to create dishes that are strong with distinctive flavor. Delicious cuisine spanning from familiar favorites to an array of ethnic recipes, all collected from Buster's travels to each continent of the world.

El Agave Restaurant & Tequileria - Winner of many prestigious culinary awards. This is a Mexican Nouvelle Cuisine restaurant that serves high quality traditional Mexican dishes from diverse regions such as the Center and South of the country. El Agave is a Mexican Nouvelle Cuisine restaurant first in its category and dedicated one hundred percent to the enhancement of Hispanic-Mexican Gastronomy.Excellent catering services are available.

Sevilla - A fabulous combination of Tapas Bar, restaurant and nightclub. Latin dining & dancing show. It’s truly unique – a combination of Tapas Bar, restaurant and nightclub that covers the gamut of Latin dining and entertainment. In addition to the live music and dancing, there are also exciting dinner dance shows on the weekends. Winner of The Sterling Silver Award from Southern California Restaurant Writers Association. 
San Diego top restaurants - Pacific Rim cuisine
Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar: Set in an exotic atmosphere of tropical surroundings, salt-water fish tanks and cascading waterfalls, This dining spot in the Crowne Plaza San Diego is the place to be. Fantastic and delicious array of Sushi, Hawaiian Pupus (appetizers) and other Pacific Rim delights. The menu was built around the tropical atmospheres of the hotel, blending traditional Sushi with Hawaiian, Pacific Rim and Asian influences.

Pacifica Del Mar
One of San Diego's most popular ocean view restaurants. Awarded the California Restaurant Association's prestigious Gold Medallion for "Best Seafood Dining in San Diego." Pacifica Del Mar is one of San Diego's most popular Costal Ocean View Restaurants. Casual dining on the deck features breathtaking sunsets and creative costal cuisine with mouth-watering selections of fresh seafood, steak, and pasta. Reservations
San Diego top steak house, best restaurant
San Diego - Situated on San Diego Bay, Ruth's Chris Steak House is conveniently located close to the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego Airport, and the heart of the downtown business district. Our steakhouse boasts one of the city's best views and offers some of the most spectacular sunsets in San Diego.
San Diego top restaurants - Italian cuisine
 Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana & Seafood - Cicciotti serves classic Italian food dishes of Naples, Italy, and the Italian family recipes of celebrity chef and owner Gaetano Cicciotti. Chic and pleasant atmosphere with an ocean view. Owner Gaetano Cicciotti and his staff serve terrific, delectable Italian-California dishes with charm and enthusiasm. One of the best dining spots and top restaurants in Cardiff-by-the-Sea.
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Bertrand at Mister A's menu offers exquisite New American Cuisine with French and Mediterranean influences. The award winning chef takes great pride in offering a fresh and tantalizing menu that complements the stunning panoramic views outside of the dining room. you can see the entire beautiful city from one vantage point.

Blue Point Coastal Cuisine -  Voted San Diego's favorite Seafood Restaurant, Blue Point features the best in Fresh Seafood and USDA Prime Steaks in the heart of San Diego's famous Gaslamp Quarter. Blue Point Coastal Cuisine features a raw bar with fresh oysters, a lively, cocktail bar with signature Martinis, and an award-winning wine list.

1500 OCEAN at Hotel del Coronado - Discover glowing sunset colors and a beachfront setting against the backdrop of the Pacific at 1500 OCEAN Restaurant and Sunset Bar. The menu showcases Southland Coastal Cuisine, and featured wines from local vineyards complement the incredible culinary flavors. Try the fantastic "As You Wish" Tasting Menu. Incredible.
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San Diego top restaurants - most popular
George's California Modern - Formerly the fine dining room at George's at the Cove, this all-new $2.5 million restaurant and bar offers ocean views and a sophisticated but relaxed environment that is flexible by nature. Prepared with fresh, local, seasonal ingredients and open to cultural influences, the expanded menu at Georges California Modern changes daily giving guests a dining experience that is without boundaries.

Del Mar - Visit Ruth's Chris Steak House in Del Mar, California. Whether it's a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business luncheon, or a private party, Ruth's Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs. Our Del Mar steakhouse provides guests with a warm, comfortable atmosphere.




Top Restaurants of  San Diego, California

  1500 OCEAN
at Hotel del Coronado
Addison Arterra Restaurant
Bandar Restaurant   . Bertrand at Mister A's Blue Point Coastal Cuisine Buster's Beach House Grill & Longboard Bar
Café Japengo Cafe Sevilla Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana & Seafood  .  
Donovan's El Agave Restaurant & Tequileria George's at the Cove Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar
Morton's The Steakhouse NINE-TEN Restaurant Oceanaire Seafood Room   Pacifica Del Mar Restaurant
Pamplemousse Grille Red Marlin Restaurant, Bar & Terrace Ruth's Chris Steak House in San Diego The Marine Room
The Shores Restaurant at La Jolla Shores Hotel Trattoria i Trulli Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House WineSellar & Brasserie

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