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Restaurants near San Diego - Heart of Gaslamp District

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A photo of Cowboy Star restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3735)
$$$$
• Steakhouse • Downtown / Gaslamp
Booked 50 times today
Located in the heart of the East Village neighborhood of San Diego, Cowboy Star is dedicated to providing an unmatched attention to detail and a level of service that immediately sets us apart. Cowboy Star guests are the number one priority and guest satisfaction is the base upon which our entire concept is built. Our level of service is only matched by our celebration of regional American heirloom recipes offered with genuine neighborly hospitality. We are committed to supporting local and regional farmers, fishers and producers by cooking food that recaptures the simple and pure tastes found in locally grown, natural and organic ingredients. We strive to raise awareness of a more sustainable food future, while helping to restore a sense of community that brings us back to a more homegrown time.The Cowboy Star Menu features the finest in select natural products including Niman Ranch all natural beef from the nation's leading Certified Humane Angus herd.
A photo of Monzu Fresh Pasta restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(418)
$$$$
• Italian • Downtown / Gaslamp
Booked 11 times today
We are Monzu Fresh Pasta, a fast-casual eatery serving Italian and contemporary flavors made from scratch in the heart of San Diego’s East Village. In drawing upon our European heritage and passion for hand-crafted meals, we take pride in transporting you to Italy via our home country’s most beloved staple: fresh pasta.
A photo of J & Tony's Discount Cured Meats and Negroni Warehouse restaurant
Booked 8 times today
Tony & J's Discount Cured Meats And Negroni Warehouse Coming Soon!
A photo of Bud & Rob's Bistro restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(197)
$$$$
• Cajun • Downtown / Gaslamp
Booked 86 times today
Coming Soon!
A photo of STK- San Diego restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2246)
$$$$
• Steakhouse • Downtown / Gaslamp
STK Steakhouse is “not your daddy’s steakhouse,” offering a high-energy dining experience that artfully combines the superior quality of a traditional steakhouse with a Vibe Dining atmosphere unlike any other. Delectable cuisine, upscale cocktails and an elevated Happy Hour, along with an in-house DJ and chic décor, all come together to offer a memorable fine dining experience that keeps guests enjoying their evening from drinks to dinner to late night. STK’s menu features reimagined classic American cuisine for lunch, brunch and dinner with unique local flair infused into each location’s menu. The brand’s beef program focuses on the highest quality, delicious and craveable steaks while emphasizing transparency and traceable sourcing practices.
A photo of Water Grill - San Diego restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2653)
$$$$
• Seafood • Downtown / Gaslamp
Booked 52 times today
Located steps away from Petco Park in the heart of Downtown San Diego, Water Grill is a true seafood destination. Family owned and operated, Water Grill focuses on first-of-the-season seafood and has delivered a superior dining experience for more than 30 years. Their devotion to quality seafood sourced in-house, is illustrated on their daily menus. Sourcing from local fishermen, Water Grill’s seafood arrives from boat to table in a matter of hours. Water Grill Executive Chefs prepare the dishes with care, allowing the fresh seafood to shine, while using high-quality ingredients to elevate the recipe. From Spiny Lobsters in the fall to Wild Salmon in the spring, Water Grill’s focus is all about local, sustainable seafood and a one-of-a-kind experience.
A photo of LAVO Italian Restaurant - San Diego restaurant
4.5
Awesome(131)
$$$$
• Italian • Downtown / Gaslamp
LAVO San Diego is located in the city’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. Featuring 235 seats and occupying a prime corner in the lively neighborhood, caters to locals and visitors alike. At LAVO San Diego, guests experience a boisterous, vibe-led dining experience of LAVO juxtaposed with a quintessential laid-back, yet chic, Southern Californian flair.Tao Group Hospitality Chief Culinary Officer Ralph Scamardella has created a menu of LAVO’s hits like the infamous 1 lb Wagyu Meatball alongside brick oven pizzas and housemade pastas. The menu starts with Baked Clams Oreganata and a Chopped Antipasto Salad followed by Truffle Ricotta Cavatelli, Bone-In Veal, Chop Milanese and – of course – LAVO’s signature 20-Layer Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Mascarpone. And complemented by LAVO’s playful cocktails like the Bubbles & Berries with vodka, St. Germain, Strawberries and Frizzante as well as an extensive selection of new and old-world wines.
A photo of Rustic Root restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1228)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Downtown / Gaslamp
Booked 53 times today
Rustic Root showcases our take on New American Comfort food with a California twist. Classic dishes are rooted in tradition, including regional dishes from around the country. All reimagined with fresh and local ingredients and our Chef’s modern flair. Our Signature drink menus offer our take on timeless classic cocktails as well as Rustic Root originals using creative spirits and the freshest ingredients. Join us in our street-level dining room for dinner nightly or our award-winning weekend brunch. Our rooftop lounge is an excellent place to grab drinks & a bite with friends, enjoying the San Diego weather and our unique location in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. Close to the San Diego Convention Center, we're a favorite for locals and out of town tourists alike.
A photo of Lumi restaurant
4.5
Awesome(175)
$$$$
• Japanese • Downtown / Gaslamp
Booked 70 times today
Featuring world-renowned celebrity chef Akira Back, Lumi is an energetic and upscale rooftop experience serving innovative Japanese fare and sushi accompanied by handcrafted libations in a vividly unique atmosphere.
A photo of Lionfish Restaurant at The Pendry Hotel restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1331)
$$$$
• Seafood • Downtown / Gaslamp
Booked 33 times today
The taste of fresh sustainable seafood has come to the Gaslamp Quarter. Lionfish, located in the Pendry San Diego, is a modern, cutting edge restaurant located on 5th Avenue that features fresh-catch cuisine and seasonal ingredients, all prepared with innovative twists by homegrown San Diego chef JoJo Ruiz. The two-story space takes San Diego seafood restaurants to the next level and will honor the essence of the city’s lifestyle with a menu that is both hip and healthy, eccentric but not excessive. Having studied under Michelin star and celebrity chefs, Ruiz has developed a network of fisherman and produce growers to ensure that the Lionfish kitchen uses only the freshest and most seasonal ingredients…
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