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About McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - San Diego

Our restaurant is connected via sky bridge to the new Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, and is perfect for catching a meal before or after the game. We are also conveniently located directly across from the San Diego Convention Center and the historic Gaslamp District. Come join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We are also an ideal location for large parties. Printed daily, the menu features the freshest selection of seafood offered in San Diego. The "Fresh List" changes daily and exhibits catches from around the globe. Visit the lively bar and enjoy hand-crafted cocktails using fresh-squeezed juices or try a selection from the extensive wine and beer list. Don't forget to visit us for our famous bar menu.

675 L Street
Omni Hotel
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Fish, Steak, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
6th Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(619) 645-6545

Website:
http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com/

Parking Details:
Self - Parking available across from restaurant. Valet Parking available directly in front of the restaurant. Validations available excluding Petco Park events.

Public Transit:
San Diego Trolley Stop - Gaslamp

Executive Chef:
Mary Hinds

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Semi-private upstairs dining overlooking the restaurant and downtown.

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - San Diego Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.1

ambience

4.1

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

79% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (18)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
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Good for a Date (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Business Meals (8)
Casual (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Bar Seating (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Great for Lunch (5)
Cozy (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Fun (3)
Healthy (3)
Live Sports (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Seasonal (2)
Authentic (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
People Watching (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 1, 2018

El servicio muy lento y tuvimos que esperar la mesa más de 20 minutos aún con la reserva confirmada

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Dissapointed with service and ambiance due to price. Food was average, had better service and steaks at Donovan’s and Ruth Chris.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 26, 2017

I was excited to go to this place and it was talked up a lot by clients and friends. They gave me a gift card to try it.
The Resturant is located in a hotel the second level where we sat is not inclosed so you had the lobby noise.
The restaurant didn’t have any type of cozy,classy or special feeling to it at all. We sat at a table for 6 and it was only 2 of us so that was odd. The waiter was nice. Our appetizer came out fast and had to ask /wait for bread for a long time that came out after the appetizers.
We left with an underwhelming feeling. If it wasn’t for the $100 gift card I would of felt completely ripped off.
I don’t think I’ll ever go back.
It would be good if you stayed at the hotel or had an event in the area you were attending. There are sooo many better choice just a few blocks away.
I would shop around

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

We really enjoyed this restaurant or food was great and the staff was super attentive.

Tags: Fun, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 12, 2017

We enjoyed the homeless gathering , coming and going, exchanging whatever. Pet owners walking their dogs to relieving themselves, all right outside the window, less than 25 feet away!, very appetizing!!!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Business transaction

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·Dined on November 30, 2017

The restaurant is well-located, menu is varied and interesting but service was pitiful. Hopefully not all servers are as lazy, rude and poorly trained as ours was.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Very noisy for thanksgiving dinner. Lots of screaming kids which was annoying. One server completely ignored my husband when he tried to find out why our bread never showed up. Food was fine

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 24, 2017

I have eaten there many times. It is a great place for a nice lunch or a great dinner. The staff is fantastic, and the food is a great value.

This time was a Thanksgiving experiment. It was our first time dining out for the holiday. We weren't disappointed. We had a very nice meal at a great price. I'm not a pumpkin pie person. I live on chocolate. However, everyone else was happy with dessert.

I'm already planning my next trip downtown to eat there.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Service was excellent! Food overall lacking. Halibut was overcooked, shrimp skerwer also overcooked, tough and chewy. Had crab tower app, fresh tasting, flavor good, but over priced and pretty basic. All the sides that came with a halibut were flavorless and Bland. The brussel sprout side dish was tasty but wasn't served as advertised half of the dish was small red potatoes they were not listed in the ingredients. Felt overall food for price was not good and there are plenty of other places in town with more flavor to spend your money at. Also bummed us out later when we were told by other guests of the hotel that the bread was their favorite thing there. We weren't ever offered bread!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Our service was we'll below what is expected from Mc&S for sure. We had an amateur and it reflect on the whole experience. Also this location is not like the others I have been to. Smaller menu and the scene was dead. Should have gone down the street.

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food was good. Service was a little lacking. Had to ask for drinks more than once. Didn’t bring my guest their vegetarian meal and wanted her to eat just sides which was rude. She is Vegan so make the vegan plate. He was actually trying to negotiate with her saying, “you have all the sides there”.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Much appreciated Veterans Day offer!
Cedar Plank Salmon was delicious.
Roasted Potatoes were hard.
Warm Sourdough Bread was yummy, but had to ask for it instead of it being offered.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

I was given a complimentary meal for Veterans day. The cedar planked salmon meal was divine!
The staff were extremely courteous and prompt..Great overall experience..

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I had the Salmon Penne for my free Veteran's Day meal that is offered every year. For dessert (not included w/ free meal), I ordered the Upside Down Candied Walnut Apple Pie which comes with a scoop of cinnamon ice cream. Both items were delicious. I have only one regret, I forgot my leftover lunch on the table when I left. Part of getting old I guess.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, People Watching, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Live Sports, Cozy, Special Occasion, Casual
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Nice food presentation. Fish might have neen a little undecooked, had iodine smell and taste.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The ambience was very relaxing and the food was Awesone. I felt honored that McCormick and Schmick Restaurant support the men and women of our military. To top it off Free valet parking put the icing on the cake which really help us out. I just want to give a Big shout out to your restaurant!

Thanks,

R/

Tags: Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Afternoon Coffee, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Romantic
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

I had the Parmesan Chicken with mashed potatoes and fresh veggies... OOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUTTTTTTTSTTTTANNNNNNDDDDDDINNG(outstanding). I don't cook very well but the flavor taste and size of the food was so High quality that when I get rich I will make this one of my date places...Thank you for the meal on Veterans day and I am not exaggerating about the taste of the food :)

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Quick Bite, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Romantic
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great Veterans Day meal with the family! Ambience, service, and food was great.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

This ended up being brunch type meal for us. Food was very, very good & tasty and will tell all
my friends & family.
Problems to correct: Drink service from bar completely unsat. Mimosa served in tiny champagne flute barely 6 oz or less ? $7.00 are you kidding me ? What was this Dom Perignon ?
Bloody Mary: Talked with bar keep specifically about this drink. My request completely ignored not corrected even the second time. Bar Mistress having a tough morning ?
Waiter: 50-ish waiter (Bobby) really frazzled this day ?? Seemed distracted, dismissive, &
possibly tired ?? Brought wrong food item (quickly corrected) so no problem except attention to detail. Other wait staff noticed our lack of coffee, etc.
Separate issue on Valet car parking. Hotels' responsibility. Call me if want to talk more.(302) 478-3374

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I took an out of town friend to lunch for her birthday. The staff was so gracious and welcoming. When it was learned that today was her birthday, we were offered an amazing desert. I ordered a crab tower appetizer and as soon as my friend saw it, she wanted one for herself. It was not only a tasty appetizer, but a feast for the eyes as well. Ed, the manager stopped by the table twice to make sure that the meal met our approval. Our server was spectacular. A lovely lunch, that certainly impressed my friend. Thank you!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 2, 2017

I was very disturbed to learn that the McCormick & Schmicks restaurant in Pasadena, has closed since my previous visit in 2013. Therefore, I was determined to dine at the San Diego one.
The Pacific Swordfish was as tasty as ever before, with a good selection of vegetables. The half-bottle of Malbec that I ordered was of a good quality, so was the crème brulee dessert. Slightly disappointed the fruit berry cobbler was not on the menu.
The waiter was very polite, just like all the other waiters at the Pasadena had been.

Tags: Good for a Date, Live Sports, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Healthy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great spot for groups, good food, a little bit over priced, excellent service, and great location.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Live Sports, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Casual, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Consistently good food and service, a little pricy

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

Although very empty, we sat for over 15 minutes before ever seeing a server. I almost got up and left.

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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Service and food were great. Believe the have a new chef and food is so much better.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Disappointing Happy Hour menu. This is a changed menu since our last visit to this chain and have to say it is not as good as we have come to enjoy in the past. We tried TGIFs happy hour earlier in the day and it was much better in food and value ... sadly.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent food and great service. Great location also.

Tags: Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Boise)·Dined on October 14, 2017

While staying at the Omni Hotel in San Diego, we decided to meet up with a friend for breakfast. McCormick & Schmick's was a good choice. We were given a booth which was private enough for our get-together. The service was attentive without being obnoxious. All three of us enjoyed our breakfast selections. We actually had left-overs. My only disappointment was that the bacon was greasy and not as crisp as I requested. The french toast was outstanding. I can easily recommend this restaurant for breakfast.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Seasonal
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Although the food was good this place is very over priced. The service is excellent and staff is quite friendly.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Delicious dinner with creative dishes. Our server (Marco) was terrific!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 23, 2017

For a M&S hi end chain, not only was the menu limited, but the food preparation not up to standard. Waiter was excellent!

Tags: Casual
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 21, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner, great food, service and atmosphere. The lobster bisque is outstanding.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 11, 2017

Food was good, service was efficient, noise level good so we could hear without speaking loudly.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Our dinner at McCormick & Schmick's was a wedding anniversary celebration and this restaurant proved the perfect venue for this occasion. We were greeted with a menu headed by "Happy Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Jensen" and it just got better and better as the dinner progressed. Our entrée was a superb seafood fettuccine with a light sauce cooked to perfection accompanied by salads and warm sourdough bread. Patrick was the ideal waiter who knew the menu and provided exceptional service. We'll be back on another occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 3, 2017

We met there prior to a Padres game. Food was very good. The manager, Fernando was very attentive. The meals that were ordered came out hot and delicious. It's a great spot to meet prior to a game and with the stamped receipt we were able to use the sky bridge. Great access to the game. I go there often and always feel welcomed.

Tags: Disabled Access, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Great meal and service. This place is a bargain for a nice meal

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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Food was very good but too many flys and little annoying bugs indoors. Waiter claimed it was due to hotel leaving front doors open. Annoying for an expensive indoor venue!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Delicious, fresh Scottish salmon from their seasonal menu with tasty pea tendrils and mushrooms, and french fries instead of mashed potatoes. Salmon was best with kumquat sauce on the side. Service by Brian was great. We easily made it to our Summer Pops concert near the Convention Center.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Perfect - PADRES baseball combined with excellent food and professional service.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Live Sports, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups
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