The atmosphere at this popular restaurant and bar is best characterized as colorful. The bright yellow sign, along with a front door featuring yellow, blue and green prints, welcome guests into the restaurant. Once inside, guests will notice colorful tabletops as well as mural-covered walls. The small, busy restaurant offers juke box music and a big bar. Carne asada- grilled steak, tops the menu, including combination of tacos, tortas and burritos. The place also offers marinated steak with a cheese enchilada and guacamole. Jose's Court Room is the place for great craft cocktails and delectable eats done the authentic Mexican way.
Featuring handcrafted brews, tasty entrees and an upbeat atmosphere, this restaurant is popular among locals and tourists alike. Inside, the bar holds a prominent spot, spanning one long wall. Tall tables are accompanied by a black and white decor. An outside patio is also available. The lunchtime menu offers pizzas, soups, salads, sandwiches and more. At dinnertime, try one of the house specialties. Creole Chicken Penne Pasta and Lobster Tacos Vera Cruz are both customer favorites. Remember to try a handcrafted lager or ale with your meal.
Established in 2009, Craft & Commerce has been delighting Little Italy's locals with its take on American specialties served in a relaxed atmosphere. Start of with the snack selection, offering specialties like crispy chickpeas, fried dill pickles and mini corn dogs. Mains include the popular Ode To The Burger as well as familiar favorites like escarole salad, pastrami sandwich and mac & cheese. Craft cocktails are a specialty on the drinks menu that also offers beers and other spirits. An industrialized yet cheerfully decor marks the interiors of this restaurant with bright red chairs, textured wooden tables and comfy bright-green booths. There's a little outdoor section as well. Check website for more.
For a dose of live music while having your local American grub, head to Whiskey Girl. The club resembles Hard Rock Cafe with its set of nightly bands performing with enough vigor to make you sit back, tap your feet and clap for every song asking for more. The odd nights also have DJs spinning some fine tunes from their collection. There are ample televisions to keep you entertained with ongoing sports matches if the music isn't of your liking. The American cuisine dominated menu features an array of burgers, sandwiches, salads, classic pub appetizers, pizza and more. Their Sunday brunch is also noteworthy!
Visit Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse if you want to indulge yourselves. From magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean, to the sublime prime steaks and seafood with the heartiness of Italian cooking, will just make you want for more. Their full bar features an impressive wine list. The Seafood & Steakhouse is a great place for parties and special events with an awe inspiring ocean backdrop or just dine in their grand private dining room for an atmosphere of the classic Italian charm. Godere!
Fresco Trattoria & Bar at Carlsbad is an upscale Italian restaurant with an extensive menu of pasta, pizza, soup and salads. The restaurant is cozy and charming with its cream and coffee hues, dark wooden furniture, hand painted murals, lovely outdoor patios and its close proximity to the ocean. You can just hear the waves calling out to you if you are dining at the patio. The food is a work of love, deliciously hearty and soul warming such as the Rigatoni Salsiccia alla Siciliana, Veal Milanese, Pizza Rustica and Linguine Mare Mosso. And a delightful end with desserts like chocolate souffle, raspberry sorbet and pastries. Fresco has an amazing wine list, so whether you are a wine aficionado or a newbie, you will have plenty to choose from. The restaurant has got two patios while one is by the sidewalk with a lot of tables laid in front, the other is wonderfully landscaped. Fresco is ideal for a memorable evening of romance.
Leucadia Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant – La Jolla is an Italian restaurant featuring North Italian cuisine. You will be welcomed with the wafting smell of freshly baked garlic bread which will tantalize your appetite for more. The wide menu has a lot of options of delicate pastas and entrees, decadent lasagna, tasty chicken Parmesan and tempting tortellini with chicken. They have 26 special pizzas like the roasted garlic chicken pizza (a cheesy garlic, scallions and chicken pizza with a crunchy crust). If that's not delightful enough do try their gourmet desserts and happy hours daily. They also offer a gluten free menu. Whether you want to dine in their homey dining room or the nice patio, you will definitely enjoy their scrumptious Italian fare and goodness.
Iron Pig Alehouse serves a fine range of barbecued dishes and craft beers which compliment each other perfectly and is a treat for the patrons. The restaurant is designed quite classically and the decor is simple. The tables are arranged neatly and there is a long wooden table in the center which is perfect for large groups. The menu serves fine delicacies for beef, pork, and chicken which are just delicious and is served in huge quantities and there is a huge variety of craft beer which adds to the taste and the experience this place offers.
Located in the heart of Mission Beach, Miss B's Coconut Club is a popular open-air bar and eatery serving delicious Caribbean cuisines and tropical cocktails. On the food menu there are a variety of salads, soups, appetizers, sandwiches and a wonderful brunch menu. The popular dishes being Cubano roasted pork, Bistecca Con Papas and seafood dishes like paella risotto and coconut curried shrimp to name a few. Brunch is served daily between 10p to 2p. Patrons who enjoy their drinks can try a variety of cocktails like Papaya King, Coconut Club Cocktail, Pineapple Cordial, the Bro Tai to name a few or simply enjoy craft beer.