Mister A's

4.8
6123 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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  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
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  • Limited number of seated diners
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  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipRafaelV
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined 20 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall excellent! Everyone serving was awesome! Thank you!!!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the octopus and the escargot as appetizers. The flavor on the octopus was amazing, but I would only order it if you really enjoy chewy textures. The escargot was phenomenal and the best dish we had; the flavor was as if you were taking a bite of a small luscious and full of life earth. We then had the duck and lamb. Both were great and flavorful. Be sure to walk out on to the terrace and take in the view. Seeing the planes fly in is pretty neat.

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DHH1
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Mr A's is one of my favorite restaurants in San Diego. The service is welcoming, friendly, & polished. Even though it is a fine dining establishment, it's not stuffy at all. I'd highly recommend reserving an outdoor table before sunset for the great views and fresh air - also, with the spread of the Delta variant, outdoor dining is an excellent way to reduce your risk of catching covid. The menu is very eclectic. The food is very good. I think of this place as a special occasion restaurant, but if you've got the $$$, then go there whenever you're in the mood for a top notch fine dining experience in SD.

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KarenM
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family and I came here to celebrate my parents 50th anniversary. We had such a great time, excellent service and beautiful views. Could not be happier with the staff. Everyone ordered different main course items and everyone was happy with their selection. Would love to come back very soon.

JM
JasonM
San Diego
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The upscale meal we needed. Let's face it, lately restaurant service is hit-or-miss. Sometimes it is the fault of the restaurant, sometimes not so much.

After a couple bad and mediocre meal experiences elsewhere, Mr A's did not let us down. Service was perfect. Every morsel of food scrumptious. Views to die for. The ultimate San Diego experience.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and amazing service

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SavBob
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

4 Diamond food, service and view! Highly recommend.

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PetrosE
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mister A was such a great experience. Food and service was excellent. The view os SD was out of this world! Its expensive place to eat but worth every penny.

JE
JE770
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wife loved her scallops and I lik steak so the mignon was perfectly cook. The pepper corn sauce for the steak was outstanding.

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vipVirginiaFoodie
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything from the professional front desk, to our wonderful server Jessica, to the amazing food, to the incredible wine list - Mr. A’s is everything we hoped for and more!

JW
JWKSanDigal
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanks to our server Christian!! What an excellent service ! And all the dishes we had were great too!! Can’t wait til next time. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

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vipKimW
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing!! Amazing view, Amazing food and service!
The lamb chops were beyond!! The sea bass was amazing as well and the mussels appetizer!!🤩 Highly recommend!
We will be back!!

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AlexH
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my girlfriend here on our 6 month anniversary and it was quite the experience. From the view to the service everything came together very nicely. I will definitely be coming back soon.

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vipziyag
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, wine and service!
Beautiful all around views of San Diego
Highest recommendation!

MM
MrsMac
San Diego
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Everything was great for our wedding dinner. They went above and beyond to make our meal wonderful.

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BobS
San Diego
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great service. Great patio view of the city.

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NickSD
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great view, good food, and great service. The staff was very helpful and accommodating to our dietary requirements.

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pt123
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful place to celebrate any important event in your life

LP
LouisP
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Would have been awesome to be on the view side but even with whether kind of took away. Great food great service great value will definitely be returning. 8oz steak seemed like 6oz.

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CaitlinW
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a really enjoyable dinner. We were supposed to sit on the outside patio but our table reservation was moved inside to avoid rain. I was worried the views wouldn’t be a good, but I was wrong! Our server, Wendy gave fantastic recommendations and brought a lot of joy to our table. Can’t wait to come back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

🇩🇴 Father’s Day celebration

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KevinC
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall3food1service5ambience5

I was really excited to go because the pictures looked great online, both the ambulance and the good. The service and the view were fantastic, but the food was mediocre. I ordered the braised short rib and it was pretty flavorless. I had to add my own salt and pepper to give it some taste. The dessert at the end though was exemplary. I just hope that we could have gotten a more well rounded experience.

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JaneS
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great view! Food and desserts were delicious as well!

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StephenC
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been going to Mr. A's for 40 years and it is still the best restaurant in San Diego!

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VenusF
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is my absolute favorite in San Diego. I have been there many times and I always have fun every time. The service is amazing, the food is amazing, and the view makes everything perfect. I will never stop going to that place, that is a true 5 stars restaurant.

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vipBradH
San Diego
27 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as usual!

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ElizabethA
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing views, and incredible service / appetizers & drinks! Definitely a must-see if you're visiting San Diego!

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Sharney
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

It was nice to receive a complimentary birthday dessert but it was very bland.

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Assieir
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Brought my girlfriend here on a date. Overall, it was a really good experience. We ate out on the patio, so the view was really nice and we got to watch all in the planes flying into the airport. Our main dishes were great, however dessert was definitely the best out of all the food. I would definitely recommend eating here if your looking for a nicer, quieter dinner spot for the evening.

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DennisK
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful location for a special occasion or just a fine dining experience. Drinks and food are of the highest quality and expertly prepared. The entire staff is friendly and attentive. Beautiful views from just about any table. While the restaurant appeared to be quite busy, the noise level was minimal. Will recommend without hesitation, and will definitely return.

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SDMich
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Octopus was overcooks and very chewy. Braised shotribs meat and sauce lacked flavor and tasted plain. Bernaise sauce on the steak had coagulated and was chunky when pouring. Felt like I was just paying for the view.

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fabulousandelicious
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful experience all around for a very special celebration. It was an outstanding experience and excellent meals and beverages.

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect. Would go again. Highly recommend.

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Virg
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The first place I thought of for our anniversary dinner

MB
vipMicheleB
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service here is top notch and the food is delicious. Mister A's has a lovely menu that should have something for everyone. The restaurant is a definitely high end and the prices reflect that. We have a wonderful time and will return.

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vipVahidA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience2

Super bad quality of service from the waiter. Not expected for any reason from a restaurant in this level.

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QadriaB
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would 100% go back. Amazing food, service, seating and view was stunning.

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LeahP
Tahoe
6 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Amazing. Beautiful place with incredible views. Service was wonderful. We absolutely loved it here and we are already planning our next visit back.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Savannah
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal, service and atmosphere. I enjoyed the sea bass, and my friend had the filet mignon. Both were prepared perfectly. Cocktails were yummy. Veggie accompaniments were delicious. I would definitely visit again when in San Diego.

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2LocalFoodies
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Although we had not reserved outside dining we asked upon arriving at 7. Although nothing was currently available, by desert were surprised and seated out side to enjoy the evening and city lights. A perfect Anniversary evening at an Iconic restaurant I've been meaning to try for decades.

FAQs

Mister A's is rated 4.8 stars by 6123 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.