Diners' Choice - San Diego

Best Contemporary American Restaurants

Looking for restaurants with the best overall Contemporary American cuisine in San Diego? You’re in the right place. Each month OpenTable analyzes more than 400,000 new diner reviews. We sort the results by category to help you discover new favorites. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

Top ​10 Diners' Choice Winners in San Diego

How are Featured results ranked
The default order for search results reflects a number of factors, including table availability, restaurant location, search criteria, and restaurant reviews and ratings. In addition, payment made by a restaurant to OpenTable is also a factor for the relative ordering of restaurants.
photo of kettner exchange restaurant
Exceptional
(888)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Little Italy
photo of the kettle room restaurant
Exceptional
(76)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Little Italy
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photo of juniper & ivy restaurant
Exceptional
(4100)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Little Italy
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photo of bankers hill bar + restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(525)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Banker's Hill
photo of rustic root restaurant
Exceptional
(842)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Gaslamp
photo of bernini's bistro restaurant
Exceptional
(71)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American La Jolla
photo of fort oak restaurant
Awesome
(61)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Mission Hills
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photo of crown room brunch at hotel del coronado restaurant
Exceptional
(628)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Coronado
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