This multiple award-winning restaurant is a true San Diego treasure. Located inside of the historic US Grant Hotel, Grant Grill exudes class and elegance. From it's waffle brunch buffets to its lavish dinner presentations, diners head here when they want something extraordinary. The opulent ambiance elevates the experience, lending an added sense of luxury to the already world-class cuisine. The adjoining lounge is perfect for those who want to sip a cocktail among San Diego's elite. Attire is dressy, so don your favorite suit or dress and take in your glamorous surroundings.
The crowd at Sushi Ota speak volumes about the quality of the fish and other Asian delicacies served here. Look for the Omakase Chef's Dinner Special, which changes daily but always provides good quality, quantity and value. In addition to the raw fish selections, you can also find sukiyaki, yakitori and other cooked entrees from the land of the rising sun. The service is pleasant and patient if you are a first-time sushi diner, always ready to make suggestions to assure a pleasant meal.
As the name Dumpling Inn suggests, dumplings are the specialty at this small Chinese eatery nestled in the lair of Asian restaurants that is Convoy Street. Choose from a variety of pork, seafood or vegetarian dumplings, all homemade. The menu also offers noodles, rice, and a small selection of stir-fry dishes. If you need to cater for a party, the restaurant also sells uncooked dumplings by the dozen though advanced order is required.
In Downtown San Diego, this fine dining establishment is not only well known for premium cuisine, but also for an expansive wine list. In fact, it has been praised for hosting "one of the most outstanding wine lists in the world." While many San Diego restaurants allow for casual dress, this particular establishment requests more formal attire. Men should wear long-sleeved dress shirts and all guests are asked not to wear shorts. Popular entrees include linguini with clam sauce and veal piccata. Enjoy cocktails from the outdoor patio as the sun sets and gives way to the city lights below. Whether you're dining or drinking, Bertrand at Mister A's is a magical venue for a memorable evening.
Located on the brink of the San Diego shore, The Marine Room serves contemporary surf'n'turf cuisine in its stately dining hall, with enchanting views of the ocean to keep company. Along with its divinely crafted cuisine, this 1941 culinary stalwart boasts of a well-heeled clientele that includes several celebs and world figures. Award-winning Executive Chef Bernard Guillas along with his stellar team leads the kitchen, whipping up specialties such as the Skuna Bay Salmon, Angus Beef Filet Mignon and Cervena Elk Loin. The elegant confines of this establishment also include an elevated seating area that lets its guests enjoy the azure waves gently crashing against the window.
This coffee purveyor now rivals Starbuck's for bragging rights for the world's most popular coffee. The bright and lively coffeehouse is a central meeting place for both locals and visitors of La Jolla. Outdoor and indoor seating allow a picturesque break from all the local shopping. Bulk sales of coffees and fine teas are available. Fresh-baked pastries and light lunch selections, including sandwiches and soups, are sold here as well.
If you're one with a sweet-tooth, you will absolutely love Extraordinary Desserts. As the name might suggest, these are specialists in desserts who promise to bring out the inner child in you with decadent sweets and pastries. Conclude your evening with a blissful bite of truffles, cakes and a host of other elegant desserts. Adding to the excitement in the place is the daily special, fresh-baked cake, which always seems to disappear instantly.
The Kebab Shop is a chain of Mediterranean eateries, that offer up delicious and quick food at pocket-friendly prices. If you are looking for just that, this outlet located in Little Italy is the place for you to go! Enjoy items like the Falafel Plate, the Shish Kebab Plate and the Salmon Filet Kebab. End the meal here with a Baklava for dessert and wash it all down with a cold beer or a soda.
Tall ceilings, ornate Louis XVI inspired furniture, soft lights, black and white checkered tiles welcomes you as you enter Currant, the fine dining restaurant in The Sofia Hotel . The huge columns and large windows give the dining room a gorgeous look. Plush seating, marble top tables, everything, and we mean everything, here is grand and classy rendering the place a rich feel! Hibachi Style Salmon, Grilled Hangar Steak is to die for! Check out their dessert menu, tarts, pastries, puddings, souffle, cheeses and what have you! Currant's Chef's Table is to party with group of ten, while being treated to the most delicious aromas from the live kitchen.
Tender Greens is the place to enjoy health food in a relatively quiet atmosphere. This eco-friendly restaurant procures ingredients only from local farms and artisanal producers who use sustainable techniques. The beverages are sourced from coffee roasters and craft breweries within the region. The restaurant's patio offers a serene ambiance for relishing healthy eats, while the interiors make use of recycled materials and feature works by local artist, which showcase the unique sensibilities of the city and neighborhood. On weekdays, diners can relish breakfast sandwiches, egg dishes, bacon quiche and avocado toast as a healthy start to a long day. Stop by for lunch and order salads in varieties like Chipotle Barbecue Chicken, Salami and Kale, and Southern Fried Chicken. There is also a Happy Vegan Salad and plenty of vegetarian options, complete with allergen and nutrition information.
Pizza Studio's Downtown location is like a gift from the Gods; its cheap prices and absolutely spot on pizzas are a good deal for all the pizza enthusiasts out there. Here, select from varied crusts; choose a sauce according to your palate; choose your cheese and premium toppings; and boom! There you have it, your own master pizza. Studio's create-your-own option has become popular, only offering fresh and crunchy selections of crusts and ingredients that never disappoint and only surprise. Also, traditional favorites like the pepperoni are available at Pizza Studio. The friendly service coupled with original, cooked to perfection pizzas makes patrons revisit over and over again.
This classic restaurant attracts the top echelons of the San Diego business and government community, providing traditional food in an inviting atmosphere. The Mussel Bisque is renowned. Dobson's Bar And Restaurant is also a popular after work and before theater venue, and it is conveniently located just a few paces away from Horton Plaza. Most of the food is continental, with many dishes exhibiting a lightly French flair. The Rack of Lamb is a toothsome delight.