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Del Mar Rendezvous

4.5
730 reviews
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$30 and under
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Chinese
Top Tags:
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Voted Best Chinese, Best Vegetarian, and Best Gluten-Free in San Diego, Del Mar Rendezvous has been enticing San Diegans with its wide array of Chinese fare complimented by a modern mix of Asian flavors for over a decade. Rendezvous boasts craft, local, and high end import beer on draft, Japanese sakes, as well as a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence wine list with over 100 wines all at the Best Price in San Diego everyday. With over 100 different dishes on its menu, Rendezvous also caters to both gluten-free and vegetarian guests with over 40 dedicated options to choose from on each menu. The ambiance of the interior and extended patio, with glimpses of the Pacific Ocean, offer a calming and inviting atmosphere, perfect for date nights, business lunches or family dinners.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:30 -9:00pm, Sunday: 4:30-8:30pm
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Phone number
(858) 755-2669
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Payment options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Restaurant buyouts available. Please contact Kevin at (858) 755-2669 to inquire.
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Private party contact
Kevin kevinkdmr@gmail.com: (858) 755-2669
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Catering
Please visit our web site to view our catering menu.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Paseo de las Flores
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Parking details
On Fridays, Saturdays, and holidays please allow extra time for parking as the Del Mar Plaza parking lot can get quite busy. We validate parking for two hours for self-parking. Valet parking is available for $8 at the Del Mar Plaza. There is also a metered parking lot on 15th street just west of Camino del Mar on the right side before the post office.
Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 730 People Are Saying
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined 3 days ago

Been coming to rendezvous for over 10 yrs. worst meal i have had there. Crowded. Waitress could not handle the load. Will be going back because i do love it there, but food was cold. One order was not put in correctly. May need to try a less busy time to dine here from now on.

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Wayne (San Diego)
3.0  Dined 3 days ago

Food is plentiful but only average in taste. Kung Po chicken was somewhat dry and not spicy enough.

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vipEats2much (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Our favorite Chinese food restaurant in San Diego area. We drive up here from downtown SD on Sundays(no traffic) for dinner because it is so excellent. Great variety, excellent wine list.

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MomAltadenaCA 
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great for family dining and extensive gluten free menu is great for as we have gluten sensitivity in the family. The kids loved the food and it was nice to sit outside.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The food here is always delicious, and I was so excited to find quality, gluten free Chinese cuisine in San Diego!

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hiker (San Diego)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Best Chinese food in the area. We went for Valentine's Day because we hadn't had Chinese in a long time. Creative menu with a wide range of choices.

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AnneD (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Pan fried noodles! So hard to find outside of SF... dog friendly patio. Very good service and the food was consistently good. THe lamb chops were extremely tender and not gamey. Would definitely go again.

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vipDrDouglas (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Overall very good service and food and one of our favorite places for Asian. However, this visit even with an Open Table reservation the hostess refused to seat us in a booth even though the place was empty. As we ate our meals, I noticed the same thing happening to other diners as they requested a specific table and were also refused by the hostess. Not sure why this new policy is being enforced. Hoping this new and improved seating policy won't last. Other than that, highly recommended!

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vip4mrsocrmom (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The flavors are incredible! Better than any Chinese restaurants in the area!

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trigny (Seattle)
3.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

We used opentable to get a reservation. But, the table that we got was terrible-in a noisy and very hot back room. The booths are quite nice but perhaps using opentable instead of calling the restaurant does not get the best table.

The service is annoying because one waiter takes your order and other delivers it. I usually request a glass of wine with the main meal and I have to ask the second waiter to bring it, even though I ordered it originally from the first waiter.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

A really nice restaurant, a little pricey, but accommodating to vegans.

The problem I see repeatedly is their early closing hour (9 PM) inadvertently causes your dinner occasion to suffer because they either give you a rushed feeling (because they want to close) or else they abandon you because they are busy getting ready to close. This reduces the value of the evening dinner experience here.

I think it may be best to use this restaurant for the odd early dinner or lunch, to avoid the closing chaos.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

We Love Rendezvous! 15 + years of consistently delicious fresh food served piping hot by a great wait staff.

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vipCourtJ (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Great dinner. Excellent service!

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vipWe2travelabit (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

In town for a few days and this place has been voted best Chinese so we decided to try them. We had Soup and Dim Sum.
Looked awesome, but just ok on flavors. Guess it depends on your expectations.

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vipcjfsince1980 (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Love this place

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