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Hunter Steakhouse - Mission Valley

Hunter Steakhouse - Mission Valley Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.huntersteakhouse.com
  • Phone: (619) 291-8074
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch
    Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
    Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm; Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Steak
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Whether it's a small intimate gathering or a large corporate event off site, Hunter Steakhouse catering will assist in making your celebration memorable. Choose from an array of menu options including our traditional "Santa Maria Style" BBQ. This very popular choice consists of tri-tip sirloin and & chicken slowly cooked over red oak on one of our old fashioned buckboard barbecue pits. If you can imagine it we can create it. If you would prefer to build your own menu, we would be happy to accommodate any requests you make. Hunter Steakhouse looks forward to serving you.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our unique "log cabin" inspired buildings allow us to have a wide selection of different rooms and options for your next large gathering. From small to large parties we have an abundance of different private rooms available to host your next great event. Let us help you make your next dinner party memorable.
  • Private Party Contact: Todd Ramsey (619) 291-8074

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Taylor Street
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Our parking lot may be small but, there is always plenty of street parking.
A word from Hunter Steakhouse - Mission Valley
Welcome to Hunter Steakhouse "serving the best Prime Rib in Town". We embrace our 40 year tradition as a classic steakhouse while continually renewing our commitment to small town hospitality. whether you visit us in the heart of Mission Valley or the City of Oceanside, our staff looks forward to serving you with a smile. We know that you'll find our award winning Prime Rib, hand carved steaks and chops, fresh seafood, and many other home made dishes to your liking. From our table side salad bar to our home made soups and sauces we take a great deal of pride in offering you only the freshest ingredients. We're truly honored to have you as our guests. You're family, You're invited.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "This was my first time visiting Hunter Steakhouse. We choose the perfect night to go, it wasn't overcrowded, our waitress was excellent, and the food was superb! I will definitely be returning here during my trips to San Diego!"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "This restaurant had great steaks. They were not only flavorful but the portions were huge. I loved the portable salad bar that was brought to table. The kids meals were huge and my daughter's steak was an excellent sirloin cut very tender."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Had a friday night reservation for dinner at 8:15. We were greeted by very unfriendly and crumpy looking hostess. She was standing there with her arms crossed when we walked into the restaurant. Were seated and there was no champagne. Very bad start to dinner."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This was great. It was my anniversary and the manager took great care to make sure flowers were waiting on the table. Awesome service. Great food. Good night!!!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our 31st wedding Anniversary at this restaurant and we are so pleased we did. They helped me in a surprise of an orchid delivery for my wife and provided a terrific complimentary dessert. The Food was awesome and the price was far less than we expected when we first walked in as saw how nice and spotlessly clean the place is. We recommend this to anyone looking for a super dinner without the heartburn of a high tab. You can't beat the food, at any price. The service was so friendly and inviting that we have already recommended Hunter's Steakhouse to some of our friends and have placed it on our list of favorite places to go when we go out for dinner."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "As the name suggests, the atmosphere is one of a lodge. The size is deceiving from the outside. There are multiple seating areas. We had a 4:15 reservation and were the fourth table seated. There were two small children at the table nearby but they were well behaved and the noise level was acceptable (I think the rugs and furniture absorbed most of it). By 5:30 the activity was picking up. Our server Lennon (spelling?), was phenomenal and made our dining experience that much more enjoyable. We enjoyed the tableside salad bar (GREAT idea!), our prime rib was excellently prepared, and at Lennon's suggestion we tried the mud pie for dessert and were delighted at the way it went with our 2nd glass of Merlot."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The food and service never disappoint. It was Father's Day and this is a nice place to celebrate."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We went for our summer team lunch we were all disappointed in the food quality as well as the service. The appetizers were forgotten, the blacken seasoning was like it was dumped on the mahi mahi and one of the orders was delayed 20 mins so everyone had eaten by the time it was brought to the table. The forgotten and late food was removed from the bill but the money was not the point of the luncheon. We will not be returning nor referring this location to anyone we know."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We went there on Saturday evening to celebrate fathers day, I really have to say Kristopher the waiter was very attentive and full of energy, he made our dinner special. The food was excellent, and the list of wine was pretty good too. I can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Hunters was fabulous. Service and food incredible. Steaks cooked spot on. I had noted in my reservation that is was a special birthday and that wasn't passed on to the server but after mentioned he apologized and made it special after all."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The employees seemed to be pre-occupied with other things...hurray, hurray, hurray...had to keep asking for items!!"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • " food was as good as always. So sad that the one in Arizona is not open any more. Always enjoyed going there."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Unfortunately we were quite disappointed with both the service and food. After arriving and being sat it took over twenty minutes and my husband going to the hostess to finally get waters. I would not recommend eating here. The quality of food and the way it was cooked was even more disappointing than the service."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Looking for a late night dinner with a large group of friends? This is it! A group of 15, all fashionably late of course, showed up 30 minutes before the kitchen closed, and the staff was nothing less of amazing! Our orders were perfect, the birthday dessert was incredible, the ambience of the place was soothing, the entire night was a perfection!"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Had the restaurant week specials and they were delicious! 4 course meal for $23 was excellent value with plenty of food. Salmon was very good and my mom raved about the steak!!"
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "I've dined in the restaurant many times in the past and been very happy. My husband was satisfied with his burger. The server was very friendly but she never told us the dinner specials. We had to over hear them being told to a table behind us. The best part of my dinner was the au gratin potatoes. There were delicious. I ordered the Black and Blue rib eye. Salad would have been good except the lettuce was old and brown. I ordered my steak medium rare. It came out medium. The seasoning was ok. There was no blue cheese on it. The quality of meat was also a disappointment. I question that it was even a ribeye."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "The service was excellant our waitress was extremely polite and courtious she checked on us several times during our meal, but it was not overly intrusive ....My wife and I had a wonderful time and we will be back...It was her birthday and she loved it..."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "We had a fine meal at the Hunter Steakhouse on Valentine's Day. We were a family of five, visiting San Diego for the President's Day weekend. While the service was good, it was a tad slow. Though I know it was because of the day we went. The restaurant was crowded, so I understand. I'm sure it will be faster on a "regular" evening. That being said, when our food (appetizers/soups/entrees) were brought out, they were very good. The Shrimp Cocktail was cold and fresh with six HUGE shrimp and the cocktail sauce had just the right amount of tang. Our soups were nice and hot. Our entrees were served hot on the plate. I had the Prime Rib and King Crab, which was served perfectly. We all enjoyed our dinner."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This was our (my wife and I) first visit to Hunter steakhouse. It did not start off well. First, my reservation request for a booth was not taken seriously. The hostess told me me that my request for a booth "if possible" was regarded as "not important," so I didn't get a booth. Second, the alternative seating I was offered were all poor tables (next to kitchen etc.). Finally my wife pointed at an empty table in a corner and after some grumbling we were seated there. Regarding the food, the portions were generous, and the Tableside Salad Bar was a nice touch, but my steak was not very tender, and my baked potato was barely warm. So, for an overall grade I'd give the Hunter Steakhouse a "C." --It will be a while before we return."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Enjoyed the food and the service. Very Friendly atmosphere. Intimate dining."
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "Ok, only thing I really enjoyed was the blue cheese dressing and our servers great attitude. Other than that bread was dry and cold, butter wasn't good, ribs were over cooked and dry and the prime rib wasn't A-grade."
    Dined on 2/3/2014
  • "What a lovely evening my boyfriend and I had at Hunter Steakhouse! We came here for dinner to celebrate our 3 year anniversary and were so happy with our choice. The food was amazing, generous portions, with great wine to complement the food. Absolutely recommend this place for any occasion. Oh and not to mention the pricing is fantastic, especially compared to other steakhouses with the same high quality food and service."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "I enjoyed my dining experience. Had the prime rib and it was cooked perfectly and had great flavor. Also enjoyed the table side salad. What I did not like was the carrot cake. It was very dry so did not eat it"
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "The prime rib here is awesome. We love prime rib and many spots say they "feature" it. Hunter does. Any time we are in the mood for prime rib, Hunter is out destination."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Had a great tasting filled mignon. Service was very good and waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "the prime rib was great,but the chocolate cake was amazing"
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "To begin with, what a service: amiable, fast and top notch. Secondly, the food was wonderful. We had the sirloin and the filet mignon and it was outstanding. And the the dessert, a wonderful taste."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "We returned to Hungry Hunter because of prior good experiences. Our only adverse comment is that the Caesar Salad dressing was extremely tart. My prime rib was slightly sub-par. That said, we will return."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I went for restaurant week to Hunters. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience there. We arrived about 45 minutes early and had some drinks in the bar. The bartender was great, very knowledgeable and a fun guy to shoot the breeze with. The food was excellent and the service was superb. The atmosphere reminded me of a 70's hunting lodge and it was fun to look at all the knick knacks on the wall. I would recommend this eatery to anyone looking to have a fun, interesting, reasonably priced meal out with a group or significant other."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "The sirloin and prime rib were amazing. The prime rib was so tender that you could cut it with a knife. The desert options we were given were not that good. The carrot cake was very dense and tasted more like gingerbread then carrot cake."
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "Food & service both very good. Will go back again."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "My wife and I chose Hunters for our 40th anniversary dinner because we have had great meals there in the past. I especially like their steaks and the sauces that they offer, especially the peppercorn sauce."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "Our food was very good, it was a comfortable place to talk, there was a group nearby of at least 8. The rooms and tables allow them to arrange seating for two or put tables together for a group. Just a comfortable place with excellent prime rib. well cooked vegetables. We've been before and will probably go back."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "We dined here on our first night in San Diego, we had to call up and reschedule our reservation for an hour later due to flight getting in later than expected, but there was no problem, busy place but shown straight to table, steaks were excellent and our waiter was very friendly and made sure we were topped up with drinks and everything was ok, would recommend Hunters!"
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Predictable is not a bad thing. We always enjoy the food and service"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We come every year for a good meal at Christmas eve, and this year it was a little too dark in our corner. Some lights were out, and it took a while to get second drinks and clear the first bottle."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "We went there on New Years Eve. There was a pre-fix menu and the regular menu. The food was good. I was here 20 years ago. The decor needs updating. The acoustic ceiling has to go. The room I sat in was like sitting in a conference room at a Best Western with tables. The waitress and staff were very friendly and accomodating. The food prices were reasonable. I had the pepercorn Filet Mignon, my lady friends son had the BBQ baby back ribs. They were fall of the bone tender."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "My Husband and I have been eating here for as long as we have been married and beyond 17 yrs. We have tried many places and have yet to find a prime rib that even comes close to second best, it's just not out there!"
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Overall, this was a great dining experience. My boyfriend and I made reservations the morning of Christmas Eve. Even though we arrived a few minutes late, the hosts were friendly and quickly got us seated. All of the staff was extremely friendly. The atmosphere was comfortable and inviting - it invited me of a New England restaurant with the dark paint and stone fireplace. Our drinks did take quite a while to come, but that was really the only issue. The food was amazing and our server was very nice. Overall, it was a really nice dinner."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "In the past was pretty good however the latest was only fair .Food was somewhat bland. Salad was good . stuffed mushrooms were very bland.. Baked potato was good. Stuffed steak was bland.. Service was very good .. Took my daughter out for a Christmas dinner and was disappointed in the quality of the food."
    Dined on 12/13/2013