Mister A's

4.8
5953 Reviews
$50 and over
Contemporary French / American
Mister A's is the penthouse, fine-dining destination of San Diego, and has been for over 50 years. Located just a few minutes from downtown, you will take the elevator to the top floor and look back out over jetliners sweeping past at eye level, the San Diego skyline, bay and Pacific, while enjoying Modern American cuisine, hand-crafted cocktails, and one of Wine Spectator's top-rated wine lists in the country. The culinary staff hand-selects local farm produce and the highest quality ingredients in every category to offer you selections that are made from scratch in house for brunch, lunch, dinner.. or simply the finest rooftop drinks and appetizers in town.
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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.9
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After waiting 10 minutes for our 800pm outdoor reservations, we were seated and the rest was smooth sailing. Our server was non intrusive, knowledgeable, and available. Food was cooked well, had a nice presentation, and all the plates were brought out at once. The mixed drinks were a bit lacking in alcohol would be my only criticism. Would highly recommend.

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AmandaW
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food was delicious, view was beautiful and the service perfect!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great view! Great food!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My dad came to visit and we haven’t seen each other in 2 years because of Covid so this was his good bye meal before going back home

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HectorM
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mr. A’s is a restaurant like no other. The atmosphere is perfect, the food delicious, the waiters attentive to your every need.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Service was slow and cold. Very little Attention was paid to us and it took forever to get the table cleared. They did refund for one side dish which was inedible and the overall quality appears to have slipped from previous diners there

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Perfection

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RodolfoM
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Everything was great! Dinner was delicious. The view from the terrace is excellent!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! And great place to go for enjoyment and a good occasion

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Johnsonsindio
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time there in years and were very happy that the food and the service was excellent as expected!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good place .. Food excelente ...
Many beautiful plates ...

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
20 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and great service by Diego!

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HerbertK
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing. Our main server was outstanding with recommendations and service. The other servers that assisted were equally outstanding. They assisted each other very well and were very accommodating to us. It was a birthday celebration and we really enjoyed our time and the atmosphere!!

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MireyaC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing outdoor dining experience!
Best view from rooftop.

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hollyb
New England
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Beautiful night, setting and dinner! I had never been to Mr. A's and was under the impression that it was maybe a bit old fashioned but I was pleasantly surprised the ambiance was classy and lively and the employees were all welcoming, accommodating and attentive.
Thank you for a wonderful memorable night.

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vipMaryAnne
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always enjoy eating at Mr A's. Never have been disappointed in food, service or ambiance. We did eat inside since it was a bit chilly/windy but normally I enjoy being outside as well.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
72 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Service was ok but not excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu, amazing food. Top of the line views!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall3food1service5ambience5

Great views great service but food was really bad and over priced for quality. 65 dollar steak supposed to be 12 oz was tiny! Ordered med rare came pre cut up and well done, braised short ribs no flavor and dry. Didn’t complain because our waitress was amazing and nice and as I said view was amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s my favorite restaurant in San Diego!

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LenaH
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A solid meal, but nothing too extraordinary for the price. Very good service, decent cocktails, beautiful view.

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JBogo
New England
6 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was beautiful, the food was delicious and the service was great. It was my boyfriend’s first time eating here and he enjoyed himself completely.

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RobertJ
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
12 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was an amazing dining experience. We have been wanting to come here for a while. We waited for a special occasion and we ended up celebrating our marriage license day! We enjoyed the view, to the service, and food was amazing! We will definitely come back!

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RonW
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Some dishes Great some unremarkable. All very overpriced. Food was prepared to early and waited on heat lamp and dried out.

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vipElenitsa
Las Vegas
18 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful venue, service and food!!!!

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TianshuD
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice fine dinning place! We are celebrating our anniversary, and the restaurant prepared a set of special services, including a “anniversary cake”.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Beautiful atmosphere and wonderful service! The creme brûlée was amazing!

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AimeeA
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The whole experience was superb. My filet with peppercorn sauce might have been the best thing I’ve ever eaten. Service was also exceptional without being stuffy.

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VickieJ
San Diego
24 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The pandemic has taken its toll. Our waitperson was not what we were used to and I understand it is hard to find help when you can stay at home unemployed at $300. week.
We usually go to Mister A's at lunch and have our two favorite waiters who are excellent. I understand one of them didn't last out the pandemic, so we are sad. Our table was perfect; the Preseco was delicious and their Anniversary surprise was lovely. We will try again in a couple of months when things settle down. We recommend Mister A's to everyone who will listen, but it won't be the same experience.

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AndresR
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Amazing food, the view is breath taking, and would have been a good night if it wasn't for our server. Deigo or diega is his name. Please go to this restaurant. It is truly amazing and a great experience. But you must at all cost avoid that server. He ruined a very special night for me and made me leave with a bad memory. Everyone else is exceptional.

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TrisaT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and great food

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Venzneil
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Its an awesome experience on my 50th birthday celebration,service is perfect food are so delicious most of all the views are spectacular.A+

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Ruggs
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We just engaged in Balboa Park and celebrated with a delicious meal overlooking the beautiful downtown of San Diego and the San Diego Bay! I would highly recommend!

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PriyaS
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Went for Sunday brunch for my husband's birthday. The ambience is excellent, the views are breathtaking, especially when the ever-present early morning mist over the bay cleared up by noon. The City skyline, the flights coming in to land, the aircraft carriers docked at the North Island of Coronado- everything can be taken in from most seating areas near the huge windows. Food was good, nothing exceptional, but good! The service was excellent and each of the wait staff were attentive and courteous.

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LaurenB
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really lovely restaurant with an amazing view and the food and service were outstanding. I went for Sunday brunch, but their dinner and dessert menus sound yummy as well. I’ll definitely be going back.

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DaleS
Denver
17 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food, service and atmosphere. Such a special place to visit if you are looking for a very nice experience.

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ChristianS
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to have a romantic dinner with an exquisite view, menu and wine

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vipOpenTable Diner
Hawaii
5 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The outdoor heaters were too hot, felt like it was burning my face and neck, and was forcing out server to perspire.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful bday celebration with a feast of seafood, steak and cakes. The view was absolutely breath-taking with the plane landing in the background. The service was super friendly and attentive, although the initial check in was quiet a wait. Overall- top quality!

FAQs

Mister A's is rated 4.8 stars by 5953 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.