Best American Restaurants in North San Diego

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Best American Restaurants in North San Diego

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Crush - Solana BeachCrush - Solana Beach
512 reviews
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Italian | Solana Beach, North San Diego

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Wonderful Easter brunch at crush. Our server Emily was wonderful and the food was delicious! More

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Sbicca - Del MarSbicca - Del Mar
1481 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

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This is the best restaurant in the area. The food is excellent, the service good and the ambiance “beachy”. We love this place! More

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

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Lots of variety and tasty menu (plenty of vegan and vegetarian options as well). Decent wine selection and knowledgeable staff, would definitely recommend! More

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Mission Avenue Bar & GrillMission Avenue Bar & Grill
23 reviews
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American | Oceanside, North San Diego

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Amazing burger and delicious fries!! More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

North San Diego's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Addison Restaurant1. Addison Restaurant
1233 reviews
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Contemporary French | Del Mar, North San Diego

My fiance and I went here for my birthday weekend. This was the BEST dining experience of our lives. The service, food quality, and ambiance was more than I ever expected. Also the most expensive dining experiences too, but you get exactly what you pay for here. Outstanding cuisine served by amazingly friendly and helpful staff. We'll be back next year Addison! More

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Black and Blue Steakhouse and Lounge - Valley View Casino2. Black and Blue Steakhouse and Lounge - Valley View Casino
1057 reviews
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Steakhouse | Valley Center, North San Diego

The rack of lamb and the pork chop were the most tender we've ever had. More

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Market Restaurant and Bar3. Market Restaurant and Bar
2879 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Market is my favorite restaurant in town, always great! More

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Q'ero4. Q'ero
935 reviews
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Peruvian | Encinitas, North San Diego

Excellent service, food, ambience!!! Can not wait to return! More

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Rosina's Italian Restaurant5. Rosina's Italian Restaurant
215 reviews
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Italian | Poway / Rancho Bernardo, North San Diego

This was our first time to visit Rosina’s and we will return soon and often. Food, service, flavors, ambience and setting are all first class. Rosina and her son, John Carlo, are actively involved in every aspect of this wonderful restaurant’s operation. The wine list is very good, including many wines available by the glass. More

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North San Diego restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Claim Jumper - Carmel MountainClaim Jumper - Carmel Mountain
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American | Carmel Valley, North San Diego

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 features signature cocktails, chilled martinis, premium and ultra-premium spirits, specialty non-alcoholic beverages, an extensive wine list, and imported and American craft beers including Claim Jumper’s own Honey Blonde, Original Red Ale and IPA. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Claim Jumper offers a selection of freshly prepared items using only the finest ingredients available. Favorites include Certified Angus Beef®, fresh fish, rotisserie chicken, baby back pork ribs, fresh baked pot pie, specialty salads, wood-fired pizzas, pasta, sandwiches, burgers and more. 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

Rosie’s Cafe on GrandRosie’s Cafe on Grand
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Café | Escondido, North San Diego

Rosie's Cafe - On W. Grand Ave.More

Texas de Brazil - CarlsbadTexas de Brazil - Carlsbad
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Steakhouse | Carlsbad, North San Diego

Texas de Brazil is no ordinary steakhouse. It’s a dining experience like no other.

Here, traditions of Brazilian cuisine blend with generous Texas hospitality to create a lively atmosphere in an upscale setting. Your meal begins with a visit to our extravagant salad area – a feast for your eyes as well as your palate. Indulge in a wide array of seasonal roasted vegetables, fresh artisan breads, charcuterie, imported cheeses and other specialties.

Next, an endless parade of gauchos visit your table with skewers of freshly grilled meats carved tableside. Choose from perfectly seasoned beef, lamb, pork, chicken and Brazilian sausage, cooked over a wood charcoal fire the way cowboys of Southern Brazil have prepared it for generations. It’s all served with authentic side dishes and to further complement your meal, select from our award-winning collection of wines or traditional Brazilian bar creations.
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The Incredible CafeThe Incredible Cafe
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American | Poway / Rancho Bernardo, North San Diego

We are the neighborhood breakfast and lunch cafe in Rancho Bernardo. Enjoy your next meal in our friendly and relaxed dining room or outside on the patio. Taste one of the many new dishes created for us by Chef Robert Irvine during the recent filming of the hit television show Restaurant Impossible!More

Discover North San Diego

North County has welcoming beaches and top-notch restaurants, bars, and taprooms situated in the sunny outdoors with elegant outdoor seating. The area is home to whiskey and wine bars, taprooms with a large selection of beer, and plenty of gourmet coffee shops. You can also enjoy a number of Hawaiian-influenced dishes. San Diego is known for its local wines, seafood, and fresh fruits and vegetables, and all are integral components of North County cuisine. There’s a significant South American influence to the cuisine, too, which includes everything from San Diego classics like carne asada fries and San Diego-style California burritos to more contemporary takes on these local dishes.

Discover North San Diego

North County has welcoming beaches and top-notch restaurants, bars, and taprooms situated in the sunny outdoors with elegant outdoor seating. The area is home to whiskey and wine bars, taprooms with a large selection of beer, and plenty of gourmet coffee shops. You can also enjoy a number of Hawaiian-influenced dishes. San Diego is known for its local wines, seafood, and fresh fruits and vegetables, and all are integral components of North County cuisine. There’s a significant South American influence to the cuisine, too, which includes everything from San Diego classics like carne asada fries and San Diego-style California burritos to more contemporary takes on these local dishes.