About Bellamy's Restaurant and Wine Bar

Bellamy’s Restaurant offers California Modern Cuisine. We offer a dining experience serving the most robust flavors of every season. Here at Bellamy’s we pride ourselves on great food accompanied with great service. Bellamy's is transforming dining in North County, reigniting the modern dining scene. Our guests’ are assured a wonderful dining experience from start to finish with distinguished service keeping them coming back for more and spreading the word.

417 W Grand Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Californian

Hours of Operation:
Dining Room Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Lounge:
Tuesday - Thursday: 11:30am - 9:00pm
Friday: 11:30am - 10:00pm
Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Dining Room Dinner: Tuesday-Thursday: 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm-10:00pm
Happy Hour:
Tuesday - Saturday from 3:00pm - 6:00pm. Saturday Late Night Happy Hour 8:30pm-Close.
(50% Off the Bar Menu & $1 Off All Drinks)
Live Music Monday-Saturday
See Our Website For Nightly Lounge Specials

Dining Room Hours: Tuesday- Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Centre City Parkway

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 747-5000

Website:
http://www.bellamysdining.com/

Entertainment:
Live Music Thursday - Saturday from 5pm-Close.

Catering:
Bellamy's offers private in home catering for any occasion. Contact sales@grandrestgroup.com or call Kristina at 760-855-3261.

Parking Details:
Ample street parking available and additional parking located behind Bellamy's.

Public Transit:
Escondido Transit Center

Executive Chef:
Jonathan Freyberg

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Private dining room available for 20-30 people. For larger parties please call the restaurant directly at 760-747-5000 or feel free to email sales@grandrestgroup.com. Whole restaurant buy-outs available.

Private Dining

Contact us for: *Birthdays *Corporate Events *Baby Showers *Bridal Showers *Bachelor Parties *Bachelorette Parties *Cocktail Parties (with tray-passed hors d’ oeuvres) *Weddings *Just about anything!

Bellamy's Restaurant and Wine Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (23)
Good for a Date (22)
Fit for Foodies (19)
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Neighborhood Gem (16)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Romantic (14)
Good for Anniversaries (13)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Notable Wine List (11)
Worth the Drive (8)
Cozy (7)
Business Meals (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Healthy (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Good for Groups (4)
Tapas (4)
Seasonal (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Live Music (3)
Casual (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Authentic (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Fun (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (San Diego)·Dined 5 days ago

Our first visit and it won't be our last. A wonderful evening. A little on the expensive side, but it makes a great night out.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Creme brûlée was very runny, our food came a little too fast not a good sign the food is fresh... mediocre food, dirty martini wa good waiter was very nice, our table was extremely wobbly our food almost fell several times.. tables are too close together everyone can hear each others conversations.... maybe some music should play to distract listening in on others was not very pleasant

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (San Diego)·Dined on February 11, 2018

This was our first time and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious! We had Caesar salad and a wedge salad which were huge and excellent. Either one of them could be split. The main dishes we ordered were salmon and duck. All of it was delicious! It was my birthday so we wanted a special place with wonderful food and we got it.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on February 8, 2018

This was the second time I was there. The food is amazing and very worth the visit. I was disappointed with the service, however, this visit. (The first visit it was wonderful.) We arrived at 5pm, and it got very busy from then on. They do have a nice happy hour menu/drink specials. There seemed to be only one wait person who was also the bartender at 5pm. After delivering some wine and menus, we could not get his attention again - even when going to speak with him at the bar. Within an hour the bar area was packed. It gets very loud when it is (you'll find the dining room more conducive to a quiet dinner). More waiters and what seemed to be a manager showed up. Didn't get any sense of urgency from the manager when getting his attention. After about 15 minutes of waiting, a new waiter came over and took our orders. (Brian, I believe. He was very accommodating.) We got our food relatively quickly, and then another waiter switch occurred. The wait staff are all very good and nice, however between the waiting for service and multiple changes in waiters it was not like my first experience: Not a thoroughly enjoyable time. But, the food is fantastic, beautifully presented and good value.

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Good food. Waiter was terrible. More concerned about himself than waiting on us

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

The mushroom raviolis were mouth watering and the sauce was so good we asked for extra rolls to finish the sauce.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was delicious but we were there for two hours for dinner because the waiter hardly ever came over. The couple next to us came in about 10 minutes after us, had a different waiter and was done in an about an hour. And we had to ask for bread and the couple didn't have to ask for anything. Also, the manager came by and asked the tables next to us how they were doing but didn't all is all, just walked by.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 26, 2018

my wife and I both ordered the restaurant week salmon special. That plus one appetizer and 2 glasses of wine came to $140 with tip. we did not feel we got a $140 value. it took 2 hours without eating desert there. the restaurant was extremely noisy. Portions are small. we took the chocolate mouse desert home with us and we were not impressed.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Great food and had wine pairing that was perfect

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Excellent wine list, excellent service! A place to really unwind and enjoy the evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Tapas, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Notable Wine List
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 25, 2018

We went there for San Diego Restaurant Week and ordered from the special menu. All of the food was very good, but the wait staff impressed me as inexperienced, althoughthey were friendly and polite. My husband's PEI mussels in a tasty broth did not come with a tablespoon or bread for the broth -it had to be requested. In fact, although there was a butter knife among the settings, there was no bread or butter and when it finally came towards the end of the main course, it was too late for the mussels. For the salad, I requested pepper and it took quite a while (with a reminder) for the server to bring the pepper mill. The espresso came "saucerless" and no place to put the spoon for the sugar.
All in all, I would definitely recommend Bellamy's for the food and recommend that the wait staff be trained better.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 25, 2018

We went for restaurant week! The steak was amazing and I normally only eat filet mignon, but this was definitely just as delicious. The starters (soup and salad) were delicious and a good size. The dessert was decent. We got creme brûlée and the mousse cake. The mousse was still frozen a bit in the middle and the creme brilee’s cystard was fairly warm. Overall, it was great and we would return!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 24, 2018

My wife and I went there the other night for restaurant week. This was our first time there. The food and the service was excellent.

I had the Potato Leak soup, flat iron steak with mashed potatoes and green beans and creme brûlée. Everything was very good.

My wife had the Caesar salad, Salmon and chocolate mousse and she thought everything was great as well.

The waiter was very informative and the service was top notch.

All in all a nice evening and enjoyable time at Bellamy’s.

Tags: Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Went for the SDRW menu which was very good. We tried the 3 appetizer choices and found them all tasty. Hubby said the coq au vin was not to his taste and I found the salmon a little bland. Desserts were excellent.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 23, 2018

EXCELLENT food and service! We love going to Bellamy’s, they never disappoint.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on January 20, 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Bellamy's. The food was fantastic and the wine selection was great. My only comment is that they kept turning down the lights and I saw at least 2 groups of people having to use their phones flashlight in order to read the menu. Maybe not so dark next time.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 16, 2018

One of the best restaurant's in San Diego. Excellent cuisine, excellent service; a delight to experience.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 12, 2018

We were extremely pleased with the quality of the food and the service. The nightly special Char was outstanding. Our waiter was quite accommodating when we asked to split it- which I am happy we did because it was more than enough for two of us! I recommend this restaurant highly and look forward to returning.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Had a wonderful experience. Needed some modifications to my diet and they were very accommodating. The food was delicious and the server was very friendly.

Tags: Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 6, 2018

A great gem in Escondido. Lovely.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 6, 2018

First time to Bellamy's and I was very impressed with the menu, service and cozy seating. I will definitely recommend as well as dine there again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Our first time at Bellamy's, a weekday after New Years and a very quiet evening. Brian, our server, was very professional and as the restaurant was uncrowded, his service was fine. The restaurant is behind the bar, which seemed a little different, but beautifully appointed and the bar area is also very nice. Our food was great and the overall experience was somewhere between a four and a five on a five point scale.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Thank you Bellamy’s we had an amazing experience dining.. great service.. great food .. a great time

Tags: Healthy, Live Music, Tasting Menu
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Outstanding New Year’s Eve menu. Excellent and affordable wine pairings. Cheese course was a little disappointing, as there was only one choice – blue, but it was paired with honeycomb, which was a nice touch.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Year’s Eve dinner, very nice experience

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Have had good and bad meals...we've been there 4 times...twice it was very good and twice it was bad...not going to take a chance again.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 24, 2017

This was our first visit to Bellamys. We went for Christmas Eve, and were not disappointed! It was a special menu and everything was outstanding. I especially loved the porcini mushroom ravioli down to the last morsel.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 16, 2017

First time here. Food was excellent, but table service needs improvement. Not even crowded and took over an hour to get our food then another 45 minutes to get dessert. The ice cream was enough for 3 bites.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Food was always very good, except yesterday. There’s 5 of us, and our food was lukewarm. Messed up the two entrees ordered. Service was good until after the ordered were taken.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Reservations was easy to make for a friday night. Waiter was nice, but we had to ask for bread, and then more bread. Only brought 1 piece for each person each time. Seems like they are being a little tight with bread.
Food was good and was nice sized in the dish.
Was a little loud in there but not bad.

Tags: Seasonal
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 8, 2017

This was the fourth or fifth occasion that we have dined at Bellamy's. As always, the service was impeccable. I had a sea bass entree (nightly special) that was sauced very nicely and cooked perfectly. Two other diners in our party were a little disappointed that their salmon entree was not more flavorful than it was. The fourth member enjoyed her short ribs very much. Bellamy's has a very extensive wine list however, their craft beer list could use a little enhancement, as there are only a few draft choices on the menu. All in all, it is always a place at which I look forward to dining. It is truly a North County gem.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on December 6, 2017

This is the second time in the last couple of months we've been here, although we have frequented Bellamy's over the years.
The food is outstanding, the ambiance is cozy and romantic. Very conducive to quiet conversation.
The only complaint we had was that both times our wine selections for appetizers and dinner did not come until after our plates had arrived and the service could be a little more attentive.
This, however would not prevent us from coming again.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Super slow. When we arrived our waiter asked if we were making a show beforehand and assured us we would have time for dinner in order to make our show. The service was so slow we finally had to tell him to just box it up or we would be late.

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 28, 2017

I am the president of the Escondido Education Foundation. This is the second time I have taken people to Bellamy's to thank them for their efforts on behalf of the foundation. This time I took 2 gentlemen and one of the Board members.....we all enjoyed a light lunch. I suggested the hamburger to the 2 fellows but they chose the ravioli instead. It looked delicious!

I will continue to take friends/donors to Bellamy's.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Meal and service was great. There was a loud group that took away from the ambiance. They were not only loud but vulgar.

I kept waiting for the staff to deal with it but no on did.

Will be a while before we return.

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 (Northern MI)·Dined on November 23, 2017

They have a sommelier on staff and an interesting wine list for any budget. We celebrated Thanksgiving and were pleased by the menu and attentive staff. Definitely planning another visit.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We had our anniversary dinner here and it was a treat! The food was delicious and the service attentive. The hostess, the waiter, and the chef even recognized our special occasion! I work nearby and I will be visiting more often. The mushroom ravioli appetizer and the sea bass special recommended by the waiter are items worth trying when you visit.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 15, 2017

My husbands 69th Birthday. Service was extremely slow and we truly felt ignored. We sat at 6:40 and were not served until 7:45!!

The food was good but not worth that wait and feeling ignored. The waiter forgot the last desert course of the 5 course chefs meal, too!!

Not coming back fir dinner there fir a long time.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

We chose this restaurant as a special night out for our anniversary. The waiter graciously offered us a complimentary dessert in celebration. He was a great waiter. I liked the ambiance and wish I could say I loved my dinner but I did not. I had scallops which were very salty. The accompanying sauce was over powering . It’s quite pricey and unfortunately we wouldn’t try again.

Randi M

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The scallops with root vegetables in pumpkin purée was excellent!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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