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A photo of Black Angus Steakhouse - El Cajon restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1442)
$$$$
• Steakhouse • El Cajon / Lakeside
Booked 43 times today

Indoor dining is now available. Reservations recommended, walk-ins accepted.WE’VE BEEN MASTERING OUR CRAFT SINCE 1964, so you could say we know a thing or two. Our cuts are aged at least 21 days, seasoned to excellence, expertly flame-grilled and served up just the way you like it. You’ve earned...

A photo of Brigantine La Mesa restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2986)
$$$$
• Seafood • La Mesa
Booked 67 times today

A San Diego tradition since 1969, the Brigantine has received many accolades in our 40+ year history: "BEST SEAFOOD", "BEST CASUAL SEAFOOD", "BEST HAPPY HOUR", and even "BEST SWORDFISH IN THE WORLD", according to USA Today - just to name a few.Well-known for our signature Clam Chowder, Grilled...

A photo of Farmer's Table - La Mesa restaurant
4.3
Awesome(1490)
$$$$
• Farm-to-table • La Mesa
Booked 40 times today

Excited to announce that we officially have four locations open in San Diego including Bay Park, Little Italy, La Mesa, and Chula Vista. As a family run operation we believe every good neighborhood deserves an eatery where locals and visitors can enjoy “honest food done right”. Here at Farmers...

A photo of BO-beau kitchen + garden restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1503)
$$$$
• Contemporary French / American • La Mesa
Booked 27 times today

BO beau kitchen + garden is located in the Village of La Mesa. BO beau offers Sophisticated Comfort Food with Global Inspirations. We have 24 Beers on tap, a worldly wine list and a full bar with eclectic cocktails.

A photo of Antica Trattoria restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1668)
$$$$
• Contemporary Italian • La Mesa
Booked 24 times today

Antica Trattoria is a warm restaurant with an old-fashioned sense of hospitality that quickly became a gathering place for dinners in Lake Murray and the rest of San Diego when it opened in 2001. For Executive Chef and Owner Francesco Basile, good cuisine is about honest flavors, fresh ingredients...

A photo of Claim Jumper - La Mesa restaurant
3.8
Excellent(206)
$$$$
• American • La Mesa
Booked 6 times today

Our friendly environment is ideal for celebrating special occasions, hosting a business lunch or gathering for a delicious meal with friends and family. Our saloons are a comfortable gathering place to relax after a day at work, to catch a game or share an appetizer with friends. The saloon menu...

A photo of Giardino Neighborhood Cucina restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(541)
$$$$
• Italian • Lemon Grove
Booked 9 times today

Located in the middle of Lemon Grove’s charming downtown area, Giardino is a welcoming and casual Italian inspired cucina where the neighborhood gathers for fresh and flavorful classic dishes found throughout Italy.Giardino offers an Italian-inspired menu of seasonally-driven dishes that use...

A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - La Mesa restaurant
4.2
Awesome(30)
$$$$
• American • La Mesa

Time counts at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse. Since our humble beginnings back in 1978, we've continued to refine our brewhouse experience to make BJ's a place where you can make the most of any meal. We want BJ's to be a place where the moment you leave is the moment you plan on coming back. We...

A photo of Oyster & Pearl Bar Restaurant restaurant
4.4
Awesome(138)
$$$$
• American • La Mesa
Booked 9 times today

Our mission at Oyster & Pearl is to serve delicious food made with seasonal, all-natural, organic, locally-sourced, and sustainably-produced ingredients whenever possible. We believe this approach provides the most healthful and flavorful cuisine while promoting an awareness of the role independent...

A photo of El Torito - La Mesa restaurant
4.3
Awesome(157)
$$$$
• Mexican • La Mesa
Booked 5 times today

The authority in great Mexican food for more than 65 years. Offering a memorable experience to make each guest feel like family.

Discover East County

In the East County area of San Diego, you’ll spend your time hiking and exploring the beautiful Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Nature abounds here, and that includes the food. You’ll easily find American farm-to-table bistros with local wineries, French cuisine with cocktails, gastropubs equipped with on-site breweries, and a large beer selection. As the rugged outdoors is paramount, you’ll find many places with fresh meats as well as produce from local farmers. Besides the international cuisine offered, there is also an eclectic blend of hip restaurants offering contemporary takes on classic dishes. East County offers everything from local, family-owned restaurants to diners serving "western grub," all in the vicinity of the scenic and historical view of the San Diego backcountry.

In the East County area of San Diego, you’ll spend your time hiking and exploring the beautiful Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Nature abounds here, and that includes the food. You’ll easily find American farm-to-table bistros with local wineries, French cuisine with cocktails, gastropubs equipped with on-site breweries, and a large beer selection. As the rugged outdoors is paramount, you’ll find many places with fresh meats as well as produce from local farmers. Besides the international cuisine offered, there is also an eclectic blend of hip restaurants offering contemporary takes on classic dishes. East County offers everything from local, family-owned restaurants to diners serving "western grub," all in the vicinity of the scenic and historical view of the San Diego backcountry.

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