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Best Seafood Restaurants in La Jolla


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A photo of Eddie V's - La Jolla restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • La Jolla
Booked 122 times today
Eddie V's - La Jolla is widely acclaimed for its delectable seafood cuisine. Patrons have raved about the freshness of the seafood, with mentions of flawless steaks, incredible scallops, and particularly the lobster tacos, which have been described as "to die for." The seafood tower also gained special attention for being superb. This, combined with an excellent wine selection and breathtaking views, makes Eddie V's a favorite dining spot. The restaurant has been recognized for celebrating special occasions in style, offering guests complimentary desserts and a celebratory ambiance. Reviewers have also highlighted the phenomenal customer service and, specifically, the outstanding performance of servers like Stephanie and Sarah. Eddie V's has been described as better and of higher quality than other locations, such as Eddie V's in Palm Desert, indicating its unique culinary distinction.
A photo of Duke's La Jolla restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • La Jolla
Booked 212 times today
We are open for indoor and outdoor dining, takeout, and delivery! Visit dukeslajolla.com to view our menus or place an online takeout order.You don’t need to cross the Pacific to get a taste of Hawaii. Duke’s La Jolla is San Diego’s island-inspired home, honoring the Ambassador of Aloha, Duke Kahanamoku, with coastal cuisine of Hawaii, craft cocktails and a genuine spirit of aloha. It’s the same authentic hospitality and panoramic ocean view that you’ll find at all of the California and Hawaii Duke’s restaurants, paying tribute to the Duke and welcoming you to celebrate life like the legend himself.
A photo of Brockton Villa restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • La Jolla
Booked 27 times today
Brockton Villa is a hidden gem in the Californian culinary scene, known for its delightful Californian cuisine. Located on the picturesque La Jolla Cove, its breathtaking views have impressed several patrons. As one review states, "You could not ask for a better view of the Southern California coastline while enjoying a fabulous meal." Customers regard the food as "delicious," "amazing," and "top notch," particularly mentioning the French toast and hanger steak as favorites. The restaurant is also celebrated for its excellent service and unique atmosphere, offering what several reviewers describe as a "joyful California experience." Whether it's breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Brockton Villa provides an extraordinary dining experience, capturing the essence of Californian cuisine and culture.
A photo of Mediterranean Room - La Valencia Hotel restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • La Jolla
Booked 29 times today
The Mediterranean Room at La Valencia Hotel excels in offering a sumptuous American cuisine selection. Combining the lively Californian atmosphere with a fantastic menu, it has quickly garnered rave reviews. Patrons value its broad selection, ranging from the acclaimed WAGYU BURGER for lunch and enticing CORIANDER SUGARED PERSIMMON SCALLOPS for dinner to a unique weekend brunch like the LOBSTER BENEDICT. Diners often compliment the restaurant on the creativity and substance of its dishes, saying that the food is "amazing." They also note the excellent customer service and the stunning Pacific views. The service is described as impeccable and the atmosphere as beautiful and refreshing. Reviewers specifically praised the hummus appetizer and salmon dish, vouching for a return visit for the outstanding food, view, and service.
A photo of The Fishery restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Pacific Beach
Booked 68 times today
Based in San Diego, The Fishery has earned its reputation as one of the best seafood restaurants in the area. Customers are captivated by the outstanding food and service, with many describing the seafood as fresh, innovative, and healthy. Top choices from the menu include oysters, mussels, swordfish, macadamia-crusted Alaskan halibut, and mouth-watering seafood linguini. Newly appointed Chef Jon Bautista receives high praise for his creativity and skill, with dishes like amberjack carpaccio and king salmon cooked in brown butter winning diners over. The quality of the seafood at The Fishery is excellent and the restaurant has become a neighborhood gem, with many customers returning frequently to savor the delightful cuisine.
A photo of The Marine Room restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • La Jolla
Booked 80 times today
The Marine Room, nestled on La Jolla's picturesque coastline, offers an extraordinary culinary journey. Along with breathtaking ocean vistas, the restaurant offers a menu that consistently impresses with its high-quality, fresh seafood and inventive flavors. Many reviews emphasize the 'unique' and 'wildly inventive' menu with 'fresh and high-quality' seafood that is arguably the finest in La Jolla. The exceptional hospitality and prompt service also contribute to the outstanding dining experience, with reviews noting the attentive and friendly staff, as well as the ambiance that is perfect for special occasions. The Marine Room's impeccable service, alongside its superb seafood cuisine and stunning views, make it highly recommended for a memorable dining experience.
A photo of The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- La Jolla restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • La Jolla
Booked 10 times today
The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar in La Jolla offers an exceptional seafood cuisine experience. Customers rave about their "knowledgeable and courteous" staff, as well as the stunning presentation of the food. Many recommend their raw seafood tower, praising it as "absolutely fabulous". The seafood specialties, such as the lobster risotto and the cioppino, boast of rich and fresh flavors. One notable review cited their "outstanding food" as a "quite a nice surprise". The excellent service further enhances the dining experience, with servers like Paul and Kelly receiving accolades for their attentive and professional conduct. As one satisfied customer puts it, "Their seafood is always on point and their service is always thorough and professional."
A photo of Oceana Coastal Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Pacific Beach
Booked 24 times today
Oceana Coastal Kitchen, renowned for its spectacular seafood cuisine, offers an unforgettable dining experience. Patrons celebrate their innovative menu, featuring items such as the house-smoked red trout, island shrimp salad, and Pacific coast crab. The freshness and superior quality of the seafood are highly acclaimed in reviews, with customers noting the remarkable seared tuna and impressive seafood buffet. The restaurant, located on the picturesque Mission Bay, features beautiful bay views and an island vibe, further enhancing the dining experience. Not only is the seafood exceptional, but the service is also consistently commended as friendly, attentive, and efficient. Whether for brunch or dinner, Oceana Coastal Kitchen clearly offers a superior seafood dining experience.
A photo of Pacific Catch - La Jolla restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • La Jolla
Pacific Catch - La Jolla is a highly recommended seafood restaurant, praised for its great variety of well-prepared dishes. Reviews highlight the quality of the seafood, calling it fresh, sustainable, and delicious, with portions considered to be big. The Asian flair in its offerings is particularly appreciated, with the Cod Tacos and trio platter singled out as must-tries. The ambiance, service, and food consistently impress diners. Dishes such as the Macaroni Salad, Pupu Platter, and fresh fish entrees have been met with rave reviews. On top of its superb cuisine, Pacific Catch - La Jolla is also valued for its great service and accommodating seating. The restaurant manages to satisfy not just seafood lovers, but also those with a palate for fusion dishes and vegetarians. The quality of service stretches from the warm, friendly greeting to the delightful and confident service staff. The restaurant's commitment to providing a great dining experience is reflected in the consistently positive reviews.
A photo of Piazza 1909 restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • La Jolla
Booked 18 times today
Piazza 1909 is a hidden gem in the realm of Italian cuisine and has won the hearts of many with its authentic recipes, exquisite wine list, and warm, family-friendly atmosphere. Reviewers highlight the fantastic vegan options, the homemade pastas with true Italian roots, and the specially crafted dishes like the gnocchi and the duck Ragu. Many hail Piazza 1909 as "one of the best Italian spots in town", praising the superb service and pleasant ambiance suitable for both family gatherings and date nights. It has often been described as a 'delightfully authentic' Italian restaurant delivering consistently excellent food and service, with a vivid Italian ambiance that truly makes the dining experience memorable.

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Discover best Seafood restaurants in La Jolla

Discover the best seafood dining in San Diego's La Jolla neighborhood, a treasure trove for seafood enthusiasts. La Jolla, with its scenic ocean views and vibrant culinary scene, offers a diverse range of restaurants specializing in seafood, each providing unique gastronomic experiences. From beachside spots where you can enjoy fresh catches against the backdrop of a sunset to upscale establishments known for their creative culinary techniques, La Jolla caters to all tastes and occasions. The dining scene in La Jolla is characterized by its commitment to freshness and quality, often highlighting locally sourced seafood prepared with both traditional and innovative techniques. Whether you are in the mood for a casual meal or a sophisticated dining experience, you'll find that La Jolla's seafood restaurants pride themselves on exceptional service, atmosphere, and, most importantly, a delightful seafood menu. These establishments are praised for their broad array of seafood dishes, from classic fish tacos and cioppino to exotic preparations like yellowtail sashimi and lobster tacos. Each restaurant aims to provide not just a meal, but a memorable dining experience, enhancing the charm of La Jolla’s already stunning setting. For seafood lovers and culinary adventurers alike, La Jolla is a destination that promises satisfaction and culinary delight with every visit.

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