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Best American Restaurants in North San Diego

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Sbicca - Del MarSbicca - Del Mar
1416 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

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Amazing date night. Menu was delicious and offered options but not too many. Service was attentive but not bothersome. Food was perfection! More

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BarbusaBarbusa
1012 reviews
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Italian | Little Italy, San Diego

Great service always by Chi ( brazilian guy ) and Rossana The food incrediblr like always and the ambiance great!!! More

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Shimbashi IzakayaShimbashi Izakaya
348 reviews
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Japanese | Del Mar, North San Diego

True Japanese restaurant ! The blue shrimps sushi with the crispy fried heads on the side ... amazing ! More

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Oceana Coastal KitchenOceana Coastal Kitchen
526 reviews
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Californian | Pacific Beach, San Diego

Bradley was an incredible server. His ability to anticipate our needs was incredible. We wanted for nothing. Eduardo provided exceptional service also with the bread service. The food especially the duck breast was extraordinary. Couldn’t have asked for a better experience. More

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Cafe Gratitude - San DiegoCafe Gratitude - San Diego
490 reviews
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Vegetarian / Vegan | Little Italy, San Diego

Great service and great staff. More

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North San Diego's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Black and Blue Steakhouse and Lounge - Valley View Casino1. Black and Blue Steakhouse and Lounge - Valley View Casino
970 reviews
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Steakhouse | Valley Center, North San Diego

Black and Blue restaurant is always great, steaks and martini's always special. More

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Addison Restaurant2. Addison Restaurant
1187 reviews
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Contemporary French | Del Mar, North San Diego

Great culinary experience. Top-notch service. More

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Market Restaurant and Bar3. Market Restaurant and Bar
2738 reviews
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Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

Our server, Crystal, was excellent. She was very personable and knowledgeable. The Chef was able to cater to my dietary needs (gluten-free and vegetarian) and made a special meal for me that was AMAZING! We will definitely come back! More

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Fratelli's Italian Kitchen - Oceanside4. Fratelli's Italian Kitchen - Oceanside
260 reviews
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Italian | Oceanside, North San Diego

The staff were attentive, but not intrusive and allowed us to sit as long as we liked for our mini family reunion. More

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Q'ero5. Q'ero
888 reviews
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Peruvian | Encinitas, North San Diego

One of my favorite restaurants in all San Diego! Full of delicious appetizers and dishes. The meat is always tender and maduros properly ripe and deeply sweet! More

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North San Diego restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
101 Proof101 Proof
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Gastro Pub | Oceanside, North San Diego

There is always a story behind a bar and especially when you talk about speakeasies. What was once a bank vault is now 101 Proof speakeasy. Serving up classic cocktails that we have transformed to cater to the modern palate. We have over 300 whiskies to choose from. A small, quiet, intimate setting for any occasion. Available for private parties as well.More

Jeune et JolieJeune et Jolie
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Contemporary French | Carlsbad, North San Diego

We are a Modern French Restaurant dedicated to celebrating the idea of a transportive dining experience, inspired by the unpretentious sophistication characteristic of modern French cuisine and a culture of genuine hospitality.

Reservations are recommended but not required.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.