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Chart House Restaurant - Cardiff, Encinitas, CA

Chart House Restaurant - Cardiff

4.4
4.4
6786 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Chart House is a fine dining restaurant serving seafood & steak and famous for their spectacular views. For more than 50 years, Chart House has redefined the ideal dining experience. With 27 waterfront and showcase locations ranging from the historic to the unforgettable, Chart House restaurants specialize in dazzling views, unique cuisine and exceptional service. From fresh fish specialties to slow-roasted prime rib, the renowned chefs of Chart House have tailored a menu that adds a unique touch to local flavors. And the Chart House happy hour is a guest favorite, where guest favor our signature cocktails and delicious bites you are sure to enjoy. Our original Hot Chocolate Lava Cake is the perfect end to a memorable dining experience at Chart House. Chart House offers the ideal setting for your next event. We would be happy to assist you with all the details of your special occasion.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 39 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Steak, American
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Sat 11:30 am–9:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (760) 436-4044
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Gerado Nava
  • Catering
    Please call for details.
  • Private party facilities
    Spectacular ocean views available for corporate meetings, breakfast, lunch & dinners. Beautiful receptions, rehearsal dinners & wedding ceremonies as well a tour groups, bar mitzvahs & any special event. The Chart House - Cardiff offers a semi-private lofted area seating up to 40 guests as well.
  • Private party contact
    Marisa McQuillan: (760) 436-4044
  • Neighborhood
    Solana Beach
  • Cross street
    Birmingham/ Lomas Santa Fe
  • Parking details
    Complimentary valet. Limited street parking available.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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What 6,786 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • North San Diego

    Great for scenic views

  • North San Diego

    Seafood

6,786 Reviews
  1. lindab

    Hawaii

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The view is fabulous, bar service is excellent and the food was very good. Our waiter was outstanding! Went for a family dinner and all had a wonderful time. Thank you.

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    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was wonderful and our server was great!

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  3. CLAUDIAW

    Orange County

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The chart house is a must. It’s the most beautiful view the ocean rolls in through the windows. It’s bright and beautiful. I had that fish and it was caramelized beautifully with bok choy and rice. My friend had the stuffed shrimp. I would not recommend that, but we also added the spinach salad, which was outstanding, and the drinks are wonderful if you, even if you’re in San Diego stop at Charter house it’s amazing

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    Chicago

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Beautiful location, however the vegetables were over cooked & the dish I had was over sauced. The music was too loud and the choice of music was distracting. We couldn’t hear each other. The food came out promptly. The server was ok, but we expected a more personable service given we were at The Chart House. The valet was very nice and did a great job!

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  5. DaveE

    Atlanta Metro

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Was a very good dinner, with good food, good service, and nice sunset. Small missed opportunity - I made note of our special occasion when making the reservation, and it wasn’t mentioned. Would have been a nice touch.

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  6. EasyIce

    San Diego

    14 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Interior design changed from the last time we visited. New design not as warm and friendly in my opinion. Food was very good but not quite at the high level as expected from my previous experiences. Not a 5 star experience for the value but still an enjoyable meal and evening.

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  7. lovestoeat

    San Diego

    36 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    36 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The service was very good but it took a long time for our dinners to arrive at the table. The 5 of us in our party each ordered a different dish and all were good.

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  8. Nick

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Very disappointed. Will not return not like the chart house of old:(

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  9. LauraM

    Los Angeles

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our family of 3 generations has been dining at the Cardiff Chart House since 1991. We always come back for the outstanding service, the best tender prime rib and spectacular oceanfront views. The staff treats us like family and we are never disappointed!

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  10. CharG

    San Diego

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We celebrated a 100th birthday that day. We always celebrate our birthdays at the Chart House. This year was especially special because of my friend turning 100!

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Chart House Restaurant - Cardiff using the Order Online button. Chart House Restaurant - Cardiff also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Chart House Restaurant - Cardiff also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (760) 436-4044.

Chart House Restaurant - Cardiff is rated 4.4 stars by 6786 OpenTable diners.

Chart House Restaurant - Cardiff does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 39 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Chart House Restaurant - Cardiff

2588 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92007

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Birmingham/ Lomas Santa Fe
  • Neighborhood
    Solana Beach
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Sat 11:30 am–9:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Steak, American
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Complimentary valet. Limited street parking available.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Gerado Nava
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (760) 436-4044
  • Catering
    Please call for details.
  • Private party facilities
    Spectacular ocean views available for corporate meetings, breakfast, lunch & dinners. Beautiful receptions, rehearsal dinners & wedding ceremonies as well a tour groups, bar mitzvahs & any special event. The Chart House - Cardiff offers a semi-private lofted area seating up to 40 guests as well.
  • Private party contact
    Marisa McQuillan: (760) 436-4044
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