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Best Tapas Restaurants in Pacific Beach

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A photo of Captain’s Quarters restaurant
4.4
Awesome(3)
Price: Expensive
• Tapas • Pacific Beach
Booked 15 times today
Inspired by the literal “captain’s quarters” of 17th century ships, guests will be transported to a luxurious and moody adventure on the high seas. Captain’s Quarters will feature a star cocktail list devoted to various explorations in gin cocktails. For non gin lovers, Beverage Director, Eric Johnson has put his innovative twist on various cocktails concocted with Rum, Mezcal, Bourbon, Tequila and Vodka as well as a small beer and wine selection. In addition to fine spirits, SDCM Executive Chef, Brian Redzikowski has put together an adventurous yet approachable menu which will range from elevated tidbits such as Manchego-Prosciutto “Sandwiches”, Burrata Donuts & Papa's Braves to more substantial fare including Captains Quarters own Double Double. Captain's Quarters kitchen closes at 10PM. Walk in's only after 10PM for Beverage Service. Walk-ins available for Dinner Service based on availability but Reservations Recommended.
A photo of MOTHERSHIP restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(153)
Price: Moderate
• Tapas • North Park
Booked 56 times today
Tropical space adventure in South Park! Exotic cocktails. Interplanetary fusion small plates. Named Best Bars In America by Esquire Magazine - 2023. Reservations offer 90-minute experience like no other, venturing towards the outer limits of the tropical flavor galaxy! WALK INS WELCOME - Walk-in tables are available daily. Early arrival is encouraged and there is a paging system in the event of a waitlist.
A photo of Pali Wine Co. Little Italy Tasting Room restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(126)
Price: Moderate
• Tapas • Little Italy
Booked 6 times today
Pali Wine Co. is located in famous Little Italy, San Diego, steps from the main strip. The family-owned winery highlights the diversity and nuanced qualities of the California Central Coast wine-growing area. From our Pali Pinot Noirs & Chardonnays, to our Tower 15 bold, nuanced wines, and Neighborhood zippy, natural cuvées, our three wine labels are sure to please any pallet. Stop in for a tasting flight where you can sample wines from our portfolio, step up to the bar for a customized guided tasting or grab a bottle to-go. Our menu features small and sharable plates with locally sourced ingredients ideal for sharing and sipping, including our best-selling burger, charcuterie boards, and seasonal specials. Join our wine club to enjoy complimentary tastings, receive 20% off all wine, & more exciting benefits!Weekly events include Comedy Night on Wednesdays, Trivia on Thursdays, as well as live music Friday and Saturday nights. Plus, happy hour deals weekdays 4-6pm!
A photo of Gyu-Kaku - Downtown San Diego restaurant
4.5
Awesome(248)
Price: Expensive
• Tapas • Downtown
Booked 12 times today
Gyu-Kaku - Downtown San Diego is highly recommended by its patrons for its authentic Japanese BBQ experience. The restaurant, located in the heart of San Diego, is praised for its exceptional food quality and service. Patrons are particularly impressed by the wide range of menu options, including a variety of grilled meats, soups, salads, and desserts. According to the reviews, not only is the food delicious, but the experience of grilling their own food at the table enhances the dining experience. The servers are noted for being attentive, helpful, and friendly, contributing to the overall positive dining atmosphere. Many guests have vowed to return, affirming the restaurant's quality and authenticity.
A photo of Mimmo's Italian Village restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(558)
Price: Expensive
• Tapas • Little Italy
Booked 15 times today
Situated in the heart of Little Italy, San Diego, Mimmo's Italian Village is a gem for all Italian cuisine lovers. Its charm and authenticity have earned it high praises, including being hailed as one of the best Italian places in the area. Its service, ambiance, and food have been consistently praised for their excellence. The variety of the dishes, from linguini with shellfish to Bolognese with penne, has captivated the palates of locals and tourists alike. As a testament to its outstanding fare, one New York visitor wished for the restaurant's Bolognese to be air-shipped back home while a regular customer raved about the delectable Greek salad. Clearly, the unforgettable experiences at Mimmo's have made it a must-visit for Italian food enthusiasts.
A photo of Zinqué - San Diego restaurant
4.4
Awesome(395)
Price: Moderate
• Tapas • Little Italy
Booked 5 times today
Zinqué-San Diego is a welcomed addition to the bustling culinary scene in Little Italy, hailed for its excellent French cuisine. The restaurant delivers a remarkable dining experience with their extensive menu from Grilled Salmon Carpaccio to steak frites with peppercorn sauce, affirming the relevance to French cuisine. Patrons have raved about their experiences, citing "everything was hot and of high quality" and dishes prepared "exactly the same when you're in France." The service has been applauded as "impeccable," with their staff described as "friendly," "attentive," and "knowledgeable." From brunch favorites such as brioche French toast to dinner classics, Zinqué offers authentic French meals that leave an unforgettable gastronomic impression.
A photo of Barrel & Board Social restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(308)
Price: Expensive
• Tapas • Hillcrest
Booked 3 times today
Barrel & Board Social, located in Hillcrest, San Diego, is a top destination for Contemporary American cuisine, celebrated for its uniquely interactive dining experience. The restaurant excels in offering flavorful boards that are not only fun, but also generously filled, leaving customers "stuffed and satisfied." Reviews emphasize the quality of the food, describing it as "amazing" and "superb," with standout dishes including the Mediterranean Board and the grilled cauliflower with rice. Moreover, the staff are commended for their exceptional service and the overall ambiance is praised as a warm and welcoming space, making it the perfect spot for a special occasion or a fun evening with friends. The Mocktails and Prosecco are also a hit among patrons, adding to its recognition as a must-visit restaurant in the neighborhood.
A photo of Osteria Cotto e Mangiato restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(69)
Price: Moderate
• Tapas • Banker's Hill
Booked 4 times today
Cali-Breakfast is a reputable dining establishment celebrated for its outstanding American cuisine. Customer reviews consistently highlight the extraordinary service and exceptional food this restaurant provides. Patrons rave about homemade specials like the Chila Quilles and the Gold Steak and Eggs, confirming the high culinary standard of Cali-Breakfast. The dining experience is also highly regarded, with customers applauding the atmosphere and the caring staff who even make birthdays special. Even amidst busyness, the service exceeds expectations. Although some customers prefer quieter background music, the overall experience at Cali-Breakfast remains extraordinary, making this a go-to restaurant for lovers of great American cuisine.
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