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Artisanal Cocktails

Artisanal {ahr-tuh-zuh-nal} adj.: Hand-crafted in limited quantities using traditional and specialty ingredients, methods and techniques resulting in superior quality.

Shake up your next dining experience with a creative cocktail crafted with homemade liquors, infusions and garnishes.

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photo of the red door restaurant
The Red Door
Exceptional
(1441)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Mission Hills
Fresh handcrafted cocktails and with fresh, fun & unique ingredients
photo of et voila! bistro restaurant
Exceptional
(773)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French North Park
Check out our artisanal cocktail menu created by Sami Saltagi.
photo of bertrand at mister a's restaurant
Exceptional
(4974)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary French / American Downtown / Gaslamp
Boilermaker's Manhattan - the classic, with house made Stone IPA syrup instead of sweet vermouth, up
photo of true food kitchen - san diego utc restaurant
Exceptional
(375)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American La Jolla
A health-driven, seasonal scratch bar w/ a variety of gluten-free, vegetarian & vegan dishes.
photo of acqua california bistro restaurant
Excellent
(235)
61% 61% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Mission Bay
Sommelier Georgi Stoianov and his trained mixologists offer creative craft cocktails & wine pairing.
photo of herb & wood restaurant
Exceptional
(1867)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Little Italy
Come join us for a fabulous concoction crafted by our talented Bar Curator, Meghan Balser
photo of butcher shop steakhouse - san diego restaurant
Awesome
(1879)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Kearny Mesa
Fresh Lime Margarita- Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila, Cointreau, & fresh lime juice shaken to perfection!

photo of seasons 52 - san diego - utc restaurant
Exceptional
(3271)
98% 98% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American University City/Golden Triangle
Join us for an ever-changing collection of over 100 wines, including artisanal spirits & craft beer.
photo of king's fish house - mission valley restaurant
Awesome
(581)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Mission Valley
Our hand crafted cocktails are made with only the freshest ingredients
photo of the winery restaurant & wine bar- la jolla restaurant
Awesome
(291)
75% 75% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood La Jolla
Specialty Cocktails are Available at Both of our Bars!
photo of the patio on lamont restaurant
Exceptional
(1278)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Pacific Beach
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Enjoy the best drinks by the beach! Try the sriracha-infused Mr. Chow, or the Sassy Sangrita.
photo of the patio on goldfinch restaurant
Exceptional
(1042)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Mission Hills
Try our Sassy Sangrita or signature Patio Mule. Extensive tequila and wine list, local craft beers.
photo of jayne's gastropub restaurant
Exceptional
(522)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Gastro Pub North Park
Pimm's Cup with Square One Organic Vodka, fresh squeezed lemon, English Cucumber and ginger ale

photo of bully's east prime bistro sports bar restaurant
Awesome
(549)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Prime Rib Mission Valley
Blood Orange Paloma, Mai Tai w/ Passion Fruit Foam
Many More Creative Cocktails
Custom Drinks
photo of roy's - la jolla restaurant
Awesome
(1189)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood University City/Golden Triangle
Try Roy's handcrafted Drunken Mule, Hawaiian Martini, Mai Tai, Sake and Appetizers for Happy Hour!
photo of harley gray kitchen & bar restaurant
Awesome
(377)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Mission Hills
Harley Gray has just added some amazing hand-crafted cocktails to the menu for 2019.
photo of ortega's  a mexican bistro restaurant
Awesome
(719)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Hillcrest
Over a dozen Margaritas to choose from: Jalepeno, Mango Mint, Don Julio Classic & more
photo of born & raised restaurant
Exceptional
(1476)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Little Italy
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
This is not your father's steakhouse. Rooftop level with panoramic views, handcrafted cocktails
photo of cucina urbana restaurant
Exceptional
(4917)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Banker's Hill
CUCINA urbana creates a variety of seasonal house infused spirits & batched concoctions.
photo of piatti - la jolla restaurant
Exceptional
(3375)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian La Jolla
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
From locally grown ingredients to specialty liqueurs to highly creative mixologists, artisanal cocktail is an understatement!

photo of eddie v's - la jolla restaurant
Exceptional
(2818)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood La Jolla
Cocktails with Attitude - Join us to try the unusual or have your usual made unusually well.
photo of the marine room restaurant
Exceptional
(5351)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Global, International La Jolla
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Artisanal organic cocktails featuring Tru Organic spirits. For every organic cocktail ordered Tru will plant a tree.

photo of herringbone – la jolla restaurant
Exceptional
(1885)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian La Jolla
House Infusions:
Strawberry Jalapeño Tequila
Cucumber Gin
Herbaceous Lemon Vodka
Tropical Rum
photo of cowboy star restaurant
Exceptional
(2534)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Gaslamp
Enjoy our cocktail menu featuring delicious combinations of unique ingredients in dining rm or bar!
photo of the fish market - san diego restaurant
Awesome
(1800)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Gaslamp
Try our seasonal Midway Mai Tai, Paradise Punch Sangria & Maritime Mojito on the San Diego Bay!
photo of craft & commerce restaurant
Exceptional
(375)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Little Italy
Join us for our superb cocktails and extensive craft beer list. We would love to serve you!
photo of catania restaurant
Exceptional
(706)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian La Jolla
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Our entire cocktail list is one of a kind utilizing Italian spirits and seasonal ingredients
photo of puesto la jolla restaurant
Exceptional
(650)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican La Jolla
Grounded in carefully curated agave spirits, our bar program delivers fresh, artisanal cocktails.
photo of searsucker downtown san diego restaurant
Awesome
(2754)
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Gaslamp
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Our mixologists utilize fresh, local & seasonal ingredients to create the most innovative cocktails.
photo of oceana coastal kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(624)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Pacific Beach
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Experience the “Moray's Mai ” captain morgan white rum, apricot brandy, orange and pineapple juice.
photo of puesto at the headquarters restaurant
Awesome
(1729)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Downtown / Gaslamp
Grounded in carefully curated agave spirits, our bar program delivers fresh, artisanal cocktails.
photo of rustic root restaurant
Exceptional
(909)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Gaslamp
Check out our vast selection of timeless craft cocktails & Rustic original seasonal specialties.
photo of nobu san diego restaurant
Exceptional
(2506)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Downtown / Gaslamp
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Enjoy our masterfully crafted cocktails, signature and seasonal.
photo of donovan's - la jolla restaurant
Exceptional
(3977)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak La Jolla
Daily Happy Hour: 4:00-6:00 inside or patio on our fire pit community tables.
photo of brockton villa restaurant
Exceptional
(1788)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian La Jolla
Craft style Brocktails will enhance your enjoyment of our charming, historic home at La Jolla Cove!
photo of whisknladle restaurant
Exceptional
(1880)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian La Jolla
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Happy Hour Daily from 3-7 (Bar and Lounge).$8 Cocktails, $1 Off Craft Beers &25% off bottles of Wine
photo of ruth's chris steak house - san diego restaurant
Exceptional
(2619)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Gaslamp
Our drinks have to be perfect to stand up to our steak.  Try a hand-crafted vintage cocktail today!

photo of the melting pot - la jolla restaurant
Awesome
(2238)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Fondue University City/Golden Triangle
Specialty Cocktails include Yin & Yang Martini, Lemon Berry Mojito, Blackberry Sage Lemonade & more!
photo of level2 - george's at the cove restaurant
Awesome
(297)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian La Jolla
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
From housemade ingredients to handcut ice, we’re elevating the craft of cocktails in La Jolla.
photo of bankers hill bar + restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(564)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Banker's Hill
BANKERS HILL has spectacular cocktails for every palate. Great conversations and drinks at our bar!
photo of top of the market - san diego restaurant
Exceptional
(2599)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Gaslamp
Enjoy seasonal craft cocktails & local liquors while watching the game or looking out on the bay.
photo of tidal restaurant
Awesome
(614)
76% 76% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Mission Bay
Indulge in San Diego's craft cocktail community with seasonal beverages created by Snakeoil Cocktail
photo of water grill - san diego restaurant
Awesome
(994)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Gaslamp
Our hand crafted cocktails are made with only the freshest ingredients
photo of eddie v's - seaport district restaurant
Exceptional
(1835)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Gaslamp
Cocktails with Attitude - Join us to try the unusual or have your usual made unusually well.
photo of stk- san diego restaurant
Awesome
(271)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Gaslamp
Enjoy Cocktails like the Cucumber Stiletto, Strawberry Cobbler, Not Your Daddy’s Manhattan, & More.

Top special:

#STKHAPPYHOUR

photo of pueblo restaurant
Awesome
(324)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Pacific Beach
Don't miss our special Martini Mondays with Marty. Don't miss these $7 cocktail specials.
photo of cafe gratitude - san diego restaurant
Exceptional
(557)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Vegetarian / Vegan Little Italy
We focus on using the best seasonal produce as well as a top-tier selection of spirits.
photo of cusp dining & drinks restaurant
Exceptional
(633)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian La Jolla
Ocean view cocktails with a daily happy hour from 4-7pm.
photo of grant grill restaurant
Exceptional
(1134)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Downtown / Gaslamp
Our "Game of Thrones" inspired cocktail menu is available now until the end of July.
photo of prepkitchen - little italy restaurant
Awesome
(1212)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Little Italy
Happy Hour Daily from 3pm-7pm. $8 Cocktails, $1 Off Craft Beers & 25% off bottles of Wine.
photo of fogo de chao brazilian steakhouse - san diego restaurant
Awesome
(1728)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Brazilian Steakhouse Downtown / Gaslamp
Sip handcrafted & seasonal Brazilian-inspired cocktails like Caipirinhas and Grapefruit Gin Crush.
photo of bali hai restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(3539)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Polynesian Shelter Island / San Diego Bay
World Famous Bali Hai Mai Tai - Quite Possibly the Strongest Drink You’ll Ever Consume
photo of seasons 52 san diego - seaport district restaurant
Exceptional
(1707)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Gaslamp
Join us for an ever-changing collection of over 100 wines, including artisanal spirits & craft beer.
photo of lionfish restaurant at the pendry hotel restaurant
Awesome
(634)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Gaslamp
Join us for Vino Sundays! Now offering Half Off Bottles of Wine All Evening every Sunday!

Top special:

Happy Hour Food & Drink Specials Nightly!

photo of galaxy taco - la jolla restaurant
Awesome
(357)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican La Jolla
One of the best tequila and mezcal lists in San Diego. Very creative beverage list by Mark Broadfoot
photo of ar valentien at the lodge at torrey pines restaurant
Exceptional
(985)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian La Jolla
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Introducing Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar menu of delicious libations. Sat/Sun for breakfast and lunch.
photo of west coast tavern restaurant
Awesome
(170)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Comfort Food North Park
Experience our innovative and fun cocktail selection! HAPPIEST HOURS everyday from 4pm-7pm!

Top special:

Happy Hour

photo of il fornaio - coronado restaurant
Awesome
(3674)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Coronado
Treat yourself to some Classic Italian Cocktails while enjoying SD Downtown beautiful skyline.
photo of prepkitchen - la jolla restaurant
Exceptional
(409)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American La Jolla
Happy Hour Daily from 3-6.$8 Mimosas, $1 Off Craft Beers & 25% off bottles of Wine
photo of blue point coastal cuisine restaurant
Awesome
(2139)
72% 72% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Gaslamp
Join us for a signature craft cocktail or try the Dusty Rabbit, the official cocktail of the Gaslamp
photo of lou & mickey's restaurant
Awesome
(1701)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Gaslamp
Our hand crafted cocktails are made with only the freshest ingredients
photo of sally's fish house & bar restaurant
Exceptional
(1383)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Gaslamp
We have an excellent variety of signature cocktails available with waterfront views of San Diego Bay
photo of blind burro restaurant
Awesome
(413)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican / Southwestern Downtown / Gaslamp
May your margaritas be a sweet and spicy. Try our Spicy Blood Orange Margarita made with Hornitos!
photo of osteria panevino restaurant
Awesome
(811)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Gaslamp
Moscato Spritzer, Moscow Mule, Greyhound, Bloody Marys, Sangria, Italian Beer and Wine
photo of firehouse american eatery and lounge restaurant
Awesome
(127)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Pacific Beach
Happy Hour Sun-Fri, Fresh pressed juices, craft cocktails, infused spirits, oceanview
photo of ruth's chris steak house - del mar restaurant
Exceptional
(1871)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Del Mar
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Our drinks have to be perfect to stand up to our steak.  Try a hand-crafted vintage cocktail today!

photo of union kitchen & tap - gaslamp restaurant
Awesome
(272)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Gaslamp
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Blackberry Mojitio, anyone? Smoked Peach Old Fashion, maybe? Come enjoy our craft cocktails!!
photo of the lot - liberty station restaurant
Awesome
(349)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Point Loma
Come experience our crafted cocktails at THE LOT.
photo of bandar restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(661)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Downtown / Gaslamp
Our Signature Cocktails evolve with the seasons using freshly squeezed juices and elegant garnishes
photo of the lot - la jolla restaurant
Awesome
(364)
72% 72% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American La Jolla
Signature Craft cocktails in addition to a premium spirits list.
photo of manhattan of la jolla restaurant
Exceptional
(827)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian La Jolla
Rockefeller Martini-Stoli, Goldschlager, Cointreau, & cranberry. Shaken & served w. cinnamon sugar

photo of donovan's - san diego gaslamp restaurant
Exceptional
(2434)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Downtown / Gaslamp
Happy Hour is daily from 4-6pm...that's right EVERY DAY! Specialty cocktails, beer, wine & bites!
photo of boathouse restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(886)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Shelter Island / San Diego Bay
The Boathouse features an extensive list of cocktails & martinis. Full bar available.
photo of madison restaurant
Exceptional
(799)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European University Heights
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2017 & 2018 Winner 'Best Cocktails' San Diego Magazine. Find Your Tonic is this establishments motto
photo of smokeyard bbq & chop shop - san diego restaurant
Excellent
(35)
76% 76% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Barbecue University City/Golden Triangle
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Happy Hour Every Day from 3pm to 6pm. Selection of rotating Craft Beers and Signature Cocktails
photo of el jardin restaurant
Awesome
(538)
79% 79% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Point Loma
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Using the garden's herbs and vegetables, the talented Bartenders showcase the best of El Jardín
photo of monello restaurant
Awesome
(1040)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Little Italy
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Housemade Vermouth:we are the only ones making it in SD! Secret blend of 27 herbs & botanicals
photo of louisiana purchase sd restaurant
Awesome
(72)
75% 75% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Creole / Cajun / Southern North Park
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We are now offering the happiest of hours at Louisiana Purchase, W-F 4PM-6PM & Sat.-Sun 2PM-5PM
photo of bistro du marché by tapenade restaurant
Exceptional
(551)
98% 98% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French La Jolla
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Our inspired bartenders entertain w/ a library of cocktails whether classics or momentum creations.
photo of solare ristorante lounge restaurant
Awesome
(1164)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Point Loma
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Enjoy Tommy's famous Cocktail Sin Nombre!
photo of farmer & the seahorse restaurant
Awesome
(429)
74% 74% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American La Jolla
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Le us mix you up the perfect cocktail! Or simply choose from a list of our specialty cocktails!
photo of full moon sushi kitchen bar and lounge restaurant
Exceptional
(313)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Sushi Downtown / Gaslamp
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Variety of delicious and refreshing schochu cocktails. Beer, wine and sake also available!
photo of the med at la valencia hotel restaurant
Awesome
(593)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American La Jolla
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Culinary inspired cocktails are made with the freshest of ingredients paired with a great ambiance.
photo of the winesellar & brasserie restaurant
Exceptional
(616)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Mira Mesa
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Find Summer Cocktails... Like The Little Mermaid, Cherry Limeade, and a Peach Bourbon Arnold Palmer!
photo of volcano rabbit restaurant
Awesome
(163)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Downtown / Gaslamp
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VR offers a variety of handcrafted margaritas & craft cocktails for the non-tequila drinker.
photo of double standard restaurant
Awesome
(435)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Downtown / Gaslamp
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Our Craft bar features some of the best creative cocktails, hardest to find San Diego Beers and wine
photo of bivouac ciderworks restaurant
Awesome
(17)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian North Park
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Our unique craft-cocktail program was designed by one of the premier mixologists in San Diego!

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