Your guide to the many choices and styles of dining while in San Diego.
Pacifica Del Mar
1555 Camino del Mar, #321
Trendy menu is for seafood lovers who want to take in a sunset overlooking the ocean.
4996 W. Point Loma Blvd. (Bacon Street)
For excellent French cuisine, the older crowd comes to the "old Ocean Beach house." It boasts generous portions and a superb wine list.
4000 Coronado Bay Rd. (Silver Strand Boulevard) Coronado
California Mediterranean dining with a gorgeous view of the bay can be found on the second floor of the Lowes Coronado Bay Resort.
956 Broadway Circle (2nd Avenue)
A great destination for New American food for a business lunch or before the theater. A real cosmopolitan feel.
Laurel Restaurant & Bar
505 Laurel St. (5th Avenue)
A French restaurant (near Balboa Park) with an excellent wine list. Open for dinner only.
Rainwaters on Kettner
1202 Kettner Blvd. (B Street)
Considered by some to be San Diego's version of Morton's of Chicago. Great place for a business lunch at this steakhouse.
Sammy's Woodfired Pizza
770 Fourth Ave. (F Street)
Although this is a chain of restaurants throughout southern California, it is still one of the best places for gourmet pizza, pasta, and salads. Open for lunch and dinner.
Star of the Sea
1360 N. Harbor Dr. (Ash Street)
This seafood house boasts delightful views in a nicely renovated space.
Top of the Market
750 N. Harbor Dr. (Broadway)
Another seafood paradise with spectacular views of San Diego Bay. Ask for a corner window table, if possible.
Blue Point Coastal Cuisine
565 Fifth Ave. (Market Street)
Considered by some to offer the best seafood in the city, in addition to delightful martinis. A place to see and be seen.
George's at the Cove
1250 Prospect St. (between Cave & Ivanhoe streets)
Three levels for dining on New American cuisine and seafood specialties: the main floor for formal business entertainment; the second floor for singles to mingle at the bar; and the roof terrace for a romantic evening under the stars.
2000 Spindrift Dr. (Torrey Pines Road)
A French restaurant with views of the surf for an upscale dining experience.
2182 Avenida de la Playa (two blocks west of La Jolla Shores Drive)
A true pasta pleaser with family-friendly service. An outside patio offers a quieter, more private dining experience.
6106 Paseo Delicias (La Granada)
Rancho Sante Fe
A comfortable country French décor is the setting for California cuisine.
6009 Paseo Delicias (Del Dios Highway)
Rancho Santa fe
French cuisine served in a Mediterranean-style villa.