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Best Hot Spot Restaurants in Hillcrest

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4.9
Exceptional(37)
Price: Moderate
• European • Hillcrest
Ever had a Danish meal ?We welcome you to Taste of Denmark. We are excited to offer you a culinary trip to Denmark. Have a seat on the dog friendly patio or retreat to our indoor setting with dimmed lights. Whatever the occasion you can be sure to experience our warm hospitality known as “hygge” accompanied by the Taste of Denmark treats, light dishes and hearty comfort food. Gluten free dishes, vegetarian options and a fantastic beverage menu, we stand ready to give you memorable dining experience.You will find Taste of Denmark convenient located in Hillcrest close to the airport and balboa park.
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4.7
Exceptional(1921)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • Hillcrest
Booked 67 times today
insideOUT is Hillcrest's elevated restaurant and lounge and San Diego's only urban oasis! We are an 18+ venue.The menu is curated by Executive Chef Johnny Duran and is updated seasonally to reflect his creative approach to California-Mediterranean inspired fare, using the freshest ingredients provided by our local purveyors.insideOUT is known for its elevated experiences where guests immerse themselves with our spectacular installations designed and built by our talented team. We provide customized private event planning with venue buy-out options.Current Experience:insideOUT is pleased to bring back our Spring Oasis Experience, March 19th - May 12th.Please note: Any outdoor reservations for the Spring Oasis Experience are subject to change due to weather. Be sure to verify your source of confirmation for up-to-date information.Due to the high demand of RSVP’s during the experience, no alternate date or reschedule will be available. Walk-ins at a future date are encouraged.
A photo of Born & Raised restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(5951)
Price: Very Expensive
• Steakhouse • Little Italy
Booked 157 times today
Born & Raised is a hot spot in San Diego's Little Italy. With a focus on steakhouse cuisine, it's celebrated for its dry-aged beef and the warm, inviting ambiance. Reviews rave about the 'great service, great people watching, fantastic ambience' and 'delicious food.' The rooftop bar is particularly mentioned as a standout feature. The restaurant's commitment to tradition and relevance is evident, making it a beloved destination for special occasions.
A photo of Quixote restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(678)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • North Park
Booked 76 times today
La Única Manera De Hacer Cara Cruz Es A Través DeLa Intuición
A photo of Seneca restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3689)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 127 times today
Roman trattorias are a timeless expression of simplicity. Immune to the lure of gastronomic experimentation and ego. In Rome, no chef can cook better than the mothers and grandmothers before them. Our goal is to merge the dogmatic approach of Roman cooking with the amazing abundance of ingredients available to us in San Diego. A True Roman Holiday In SD. A 4% surcharge is added to all guest checks.
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4.8
Exceptional(6131)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • Little Italy
Booked 99 times today
A timeless, sought-after dining escape, celebrated Chef Brian Malarkey opened Herb & Wood to instant acclaim over four years ago. In that time, the restaurant has become an icon, a dining destination that has helped to propel San Diego's culinary reputation to new heights. By focusing on rustic, wood-fired dishes, Chef Malarkey's menu elevates humble ingredients such as carrots, beets, and chicken, incorporating Mediterranean flavors and a California ethos of seasonality and sustainability.
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4.8
Exceptional(8291)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary French / American • Downtown
Booked 74 times today
Mister A's is the penthouse, fine-dining destination of San Diego, and has been for over 50 years. Located just a few minutes from downtown, you will take the elevator to the top floor and look back out over jetliners sweeping past at eye level, the San Diego skyline, bay and Pacific, while enjoying Modern American cuisine, hand-crafted cocktails, and one of Wine Spectator's top-rated wine lists in the country. The culinary staff hand-selects local farm produce and the highest quality ingredients in every category to offer you selections that are made from scratch in house for brunch, lunch, dinner.. or simply the finest rooftop drinks and appetizers in town.
A photo of Ironside Fish & Oyster restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4347)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Little Italy
Booked 104 times today
Ironside is now taking reservations for patio and dining room seating. We are now offering Happy Hour MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 3:00PM - 5:00PM.Little Italy was built by the fishing industry. Ironside attempts to continue that narrative. It's our contemporary interpretation of the classic fish house and oyster bar. Located in a historic auction house on India St we did a full comprehensive restoration of the building, with three open-air culinary hubs featuring an expansive raw bar, chefs table, and bakery. We tried to be mindful of the past while looking towards the future. A 4% surcharge will be added to all guest checks.
A photo of Cowboy Star restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(4528)
Price: Very Expensive
• Steakhouse • Downtown
Booked 57 times today
Located in the heart of the East Village neighborhood of San Diego, Cowboy Star is dedicated to providing an unmatched attention to detail and a level of service that immediately sets us apart. Cowboy Star guests are the number one priority and guest satisfaction is the base upon which our entire concept is built. Our level of service is only matched by our celebration of regional American heirloom recipes offered with genuine neighborly hospitality. We are committed to supporting local and regional farmers, fishers and producers by cooking food that recaptures the simple and pure tastes found in locally grown, natural and organic ingredients. We strive to raise awareness of a more sustainable food future, while helping to restore a sense of community that brings us back to a more homegrown time.The Cowboy Star Menu features the finest in select natural products including Niman Ranch all natural beef from the nation's leading Certified Humane Angus herd.
A photo of Coasterra restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(7181)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Harbor Island
Booked 93 times today
Coasterra is San Diego's premier bay front dining destination! We are an innovative and modern restaurant, lounge and floating event center, featuring Mexican cuisine.
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