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Del Mar Restaurants

Market Restaurant and BarMarket Restaurant and Bar
2891 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

I've been to Market a number of times over the years. Went there the other night and it did not disappoint! Excellent as always, first rate service, from appetizer to dessert it was excellent food. More

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Addison RestaurantAddison Restaurant
1249 reviews
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Contemporary French | Del Mar, North San Diego

What a wonderful experience! The food was not only beautiful but excellent. The service was next level. I hope to be back again! More

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Beeside BalconyBeeside Balcony
90 reviews
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American | Del Mar, North San Diego

We LOVE Beeside Balcony. Our group of four got the trio of hummus and the meatball appetizers which are the best! We've had many of their dishes and they are all good. Watched the sun set thru the Torrey Pines trees as we sat at high table half inside half outside. The waiter was friendly and responsive and the wine selection is great! Best place in downtown Del Mar! More

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Jake's Del MarJake's Del Mar
5945 reviews
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American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Birthday dinner More

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PoseidonPoseidon
3384 reviews
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American | Del Mar, North San Diego

The views were incredible, but the food was simply amazing and the service was impeccable. A must try when in the Delmar area! More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del MarRuth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar
1853 reviews
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Steakhouse | Del Mar, North San Diego

Fantastic service and food. Very pleased with dinner and would go back whenever I am in Del Mar. More

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Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del MarAmaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
970 reviews
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Californian | Del Mar, North San Diego

Server was so kind. We were celebrating and he brought a complimentary dessert to the table. More

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Sbicca - Del MarSbicca - Del Mar
1496 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

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We had a lovely dinner experience at Sbicca for our date night. The atmosphere is fantastic and the service outstanding. Because we were having kind of a late dinner, after some delicious cocktails, we decided to just have a lot of different appetizers and a salad. The crispy chicken steam buns, calamari with sweet chili glaze and arugula, bacon wrapped shrimp, and the hamachi tacos were all absolutely amazing. The organic broccoli salad with pickled onion, bacon, goat cheese etc was one of the best salads we ever had. Will definitely be back - frequently!! More

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Cucina Enoteca - Del MarCucina Enoteca - Del Mar
1689 reviews
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Italian | Del Mar, North San Diego

Most of our food was great! Someone in our party ordered the burger and commented that there was just too much going with it. Too many competing flavors. Loved the pate!!! The skirt steak was also superb!! Great ambiance, a little loud but fun!! More

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Red Tracton'sRed Tracton's
993 reviews
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Steak | Del Mar, North San Diego

The good was amazing, our waitress knew the menu and helped us decide on the most delicious choices. WOULD definitely go back! More

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Pacifica Del MarPacifica Del Mar
3111 reviews
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Seafood | Del Mar, North San Diego

Everything was great. It’s always one of my stops every time I go to Del Mar. My server, Lisa, was great. Super attentive, friendly, and gave me some great recommendations (I can’t believe that in all the times I’ve been there, I’ve never had the Salmon. It was outstanding!) I can’t wait to go back in about three weeks. I live in Las Vegas where there is no short Hage of great restaurants. But Pacifica Del Mar is right up there with all of them. More

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Davanti Enoteca - Del MarDavanti Enoteca - Del Mar
331 reviews
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Italian | Del Mar, North San Diego

The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars overall was because it’s so loud. Otherwise, it’s great food and we will go back often! More

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Villa Capri RistoranteVilla Capri Ristorante
213 reviews
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Italian | Del Mar, North San Diego

The food is very good and price is reasonable. One of my favorite local restaurants. More

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Shimbashi IzakayaShimbashi Izakaya
376 reviews
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Japanese | Del Mar, North San Diego

I took my parents to one of my favorite restaurants, Shimbashi Izakaya. It was a hazy day but we sat outside where we had the best view of the ocean. The food there is very authentic, and the service was outstanding that even the haziness was beautiful. More

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Trattoria Ponte VecchioTrattoria Ponte Vecchio
228 reviews
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Italian | Del Mar, North San Diego

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For the first eleven years of its existence, Trattoria Ponte Vecchio was owned and run by an extremely talented Milanese chef named Daniel. Each night he brought enthusiasm, served great food and made the restaurant a local gem. When he sold the restaurant to new owners the ambience was unchanged but the cooking suffered. Because of this we did not return to the restaurant for two years. We've now been three times in the past two months and the good news is: THE GREAT COOKING IS NOW BACK. It is great to see the restaurant return to its prior quality. If you've not been lately, go back! More

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The Fish Market - Del MarThe Fish Market - Del Mar
429 reviews
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Seafood | Del Mar, North San Diego

My wife and I are most likely a bit biased but this place is a favorite. We love the wood, overhead fans, fish counter, freshness of the food, and overall ambiance. It is a downshift place for us and we are here often. It reminds of so many places on the New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland shores. Hard to find in California where the beach scene is completely different. More

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Prepkitchen - Del MarPrepkitchen - Del Mar
655 reviews
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American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Perfect service and intimacy appreciated More

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Seasalt - Del MarSeasalt - Del Mar
542 reviews
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Seafood | Del Mar, North San Diego

The petite filet and macadamia crusted halibut was excellent. I will definitely go out of my way to dine here next time I am in southern CA. View, ambience and service was impeccable. More

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Il Fornaio - Del MarIl Fornaio - Del Mar
1609 reviews
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Italian | Del Mar, North San Diego

Food terrific as usual More

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Del Mar RendezvousDel Mar Rendezvous
899 reviews
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Chinese | Del Mar, North San Diego

Excellent food. I have some food allergies and the chef is very accommodating. We will return. More

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Brigantine Del MarBrigantine Del Mar
1685 reviews
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Seafood | Del Mar, North San Diego

We had an excellent experience, our server and his trainee were excellent! I live on Coronado and have eaten in both restaurants within a week of each other and Coronado cannot hold a candle to the Del Mar Restaurant. the entire experience was really great, the crab cake was very good, the wedge sales terrific and the Halibut special was perfect! More

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Coastline - L'Auberge Del MarCoastline - L'Auberge Del Mar
93 reviews
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American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Excellent Mother’s Day brunch. Beautiful location and ambiance. Food choice endless, from crab claws and shrimp and salmon, to a carving station, to various salads, to desert. All excellently prepared and displayed. Wait staff friendly, but busy. Their normal menus based offerings are just as quality oriented. Great for special occasions and any time you want a classy experience. More

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West End Bar & KitchenWest End Bar & Kitchen
63 reviews
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American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Consistent service, delicious food with healthy offerings. At the top of their game from start to finish. Fabulous views, ambiance and seating options More

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KITCHEN 1540KITCHEN 1540
682 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Small menu, great dishes !! More

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Cafe SecretCafe Secret
336 reviews
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Peruvian | Del Mar, North San Diego

Cafe Secret has delicious, authentic Peruvian food! As someone who has been to Peru, I can confidently say the food here is just as amazing, if not better, than the food I ate in Peru. Ambiance and customer service is great as well. Would highly recommend this restaurant! More

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Crepes & Corks Restaurant & Wine BarCrepes & Corks Restaurant & Wine Bar
22 reviews
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Creperie | Del Mar, North San Diego

Great place and excellent service More

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coastalKITCHENcoastalKITCHEN
60 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Best way to celebrate Mother’s Day!! Not crowded AT ALL. Loved it. Wonderful experience! The staff made us feel so special, they even catered to my son who has a bunch of allergies. They even had a flower bar where the kids can build a bouquet for their moms- so so sweet!! Really great place! More

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Americana RestaurantAmericana Restaurant
68 reviews
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American | Del Mar, North San Diego

We were looking for a quiet meal with excellent food and left at the end completely satisfied! More

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Searsucker North County/ Del MarSearsucker North County/ Del Mar
732 reviews
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American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Service was slow and they made a big mistake on the order. Place is nice. Food is really good. Great vibe also. Looking forward to trying it again with a bit better service More

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En Fuego Cantina and GrillEn Fuego Cantina and Grill
91 reviews
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Mexican | Del Mar, North San Diego

Nice blackened swordfish taco for me and wife had a really good shrimp entree. Had a view of the water from the right seats (ours was one of them). The bar looks fun, but we sat on the deck. More

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The Clubhouse Grill and Club M | Fairmont Grand Del MarThe Clubhouse Grill and Club M | Fairmont Grand Del Mar
140 reviews
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Californian | Del Mar, North San Diego

The Poke here is awesome. Fresh and well prepared. My fav lunch. The views on to the golf course are an added bonus with the sounds of waterfalls. Just serene! More

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Hotel Indigo Oceanview Bar & GrillHotel Indigo Oceanview Bar & Grill
17 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

No wait at all on Saturday at 5pm. Fast service and good food. Good menu selection. Slightly pricey. More

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ArterraArterra
393 reviews
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American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Went for breakfast. It was outstanding! More

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Bistro 39Bistro 39
46 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Great food and service, location is a bit odd in the lobby of a Hilton Garden Inn for such amazing food. Great wines by the glass too. More

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North Italia San Diego - One  PaseoNorth Italia San Diego - One Paseo
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Italian | Del Mar, North San Diego

At North, we focus on what we do best: Italian from scratch. Enjoy any of our handmade pastas and pizzas, created with seasonal ingredients and inventive flavors. Or, try a different signature dish, prepared with our fresh flavors from the garden, farm, and sea. We’ve hand crafted seasonal cocktails that pair great with our food, creating a real modern Italia experiences perfect for any occasion.More

Mosaic Restaurant and BarMosaic Restaurant and Bar
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Seafood | Del Mar, North San Diego

Mosaic Restaurant & Bar features exceptional food, fine spirits and wine, polished service, warm surroundings, and the BEST bar experience in the El Camino Real corridor.
Our philosophy is simple. We select the finest products and ingredients and create wonderful "from scratch" cuisine. The spirit of our food is casual, yet distinct and refined with a commitment to local sourcing, seasonality, extraordinary quality, and innovative presentation.More

Del Mar Diners' Choice Winners

Del Mar's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Addison RestaurantAddison Restaurant
1249 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary French | Del Mar, North San Diego

What a wonderful experience! The food was not only beautiful but excellent. The service was next level. I hope to be back again! More

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Market Restaurant and BarMarket Restaurant and Bar
2891 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

I've been to Market a number of times over the years. Went there the other night and it did not disappoint! Excellent as always, first rate service, from appetizer to dessert it was excellent food. More

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Beeside BalconyBeeside Balcony
90 reviews
$$$$
American | Del Mar, North San Diego

We LOVE Beeside Balcony. Our group of four got the trio of hummus and the meatball appetizers which are the best! We've had many of their dishes and they are all good. Watched the sun set thru the Torrey Pines trees as we sat at high table half inside half outside. The waiter was friendly and responsive and the wine selection is great! Best place in downtown Del Mar! More

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Jake's Del MarJake's Del Mar
5945 reviews
$$$$
American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Birthday dinner More

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PoseidonPoseidon
3384 reviews
$$$$
American | Del Mar, North San Diego

The views were incredible, but the food was simply amazing and the service was impeccable. A must try when in the Delmar area! More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del MarRuth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar
1853 reviews
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Steakhouse | Del Mar, North San Diego

Fantastic service and food. Very pleased with dinner and would go back whenever I am in Del Mar. More

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Shimbashi IzakayaShimbashi Izakaya
376 reviews
$$$$
Japanese | Del Mar, North San Diego

I took my parents to one of my favorite restaurants, Shimbashi Izakaya. It was a hazy day but we sat outside where we had the best view of the ocean. The food there is very authentic, and the service was outstanding that even the haziness was beautiful. More

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Amaya at Fairmont Grand Del MarAmaya at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
970 reviews
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Californian | Del Mar, North San Diego

Server was so kind. We were celebrating and he brought a complimentary dessert to the table. More

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Red Tracton'sRed Tracton's
993 reviews
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Steak | Del Mar, North San Diego

The good was amazing, our waitress knew the menu and helped us decide on the most delicious choices. WOULD definitely go back! More

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Cucina Enoteca - Del MarCucina Enoteca - Del Mar
1689 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Del Mar, North San Diego

Most of our food was great! Someone in our party ordered the burger and commented that there was just too much going with it. Too many competing flavors. Loved the pate!!! The skirt steak was also superb!! Great ambiance, a little loud but fun!! More

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Discover Del Mar

With its gorgeous ocean views, beautiful weather and laid-back atmosphere, the seaside village of Del Mar, just 20 minutes north of San Diego, provides a charming and welcome escape from the fast pace of urban living. Don’t be fooled by the quiet atmosphere of this idyllic beach town. Del Mar is also home to a world-class food scene with a diverse range of cuisine. There are the cherished historic cantinas once frequented by 1930s-era Hollywood celebrities and Del Mar Race Track elites, and you can also enjoy ocean-fresh fish tacos and award-winning traditional Peruvian ceviche. Whether you're in the mood for local seafood or authentic Baja cuisine, Del Mar is as exciting and unique for the palate as it is relaxing and nourishing for the soul.

Discover Del Mar

With its gorgeous ocean views, beautiful weather and laid-back atmosphere, the seaside village of Del Mar, just 20 minutes north of San Diego, provides a charming and welcome escape from the fast pace of urban living. Don’t be fooled by the quiet atmosphere of this idyllic beach town. Del Mar is also home to a world-class food scene with a diverse range of cuisine. There are the cherished historic cantinas once frequented by 1930s-era Hollywood celebrities and Del Mar Race Track elites, and you can also enjoy ocean-fresh fish tacos and award-winning traditional Peruvian ceviche. Whether you're in the mood for local seafood or authentic Baja cuisine, Del Mar is as exciting and unique for the palate as it is relaxing and nourishing for the soul.