Sbicca - Del Mar

4.6
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1641 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
San Diego's favorite "Neighborhood" restaurant. Located in beautiful, quaint Del Mar and winner of the "Gold Medallion Award" for Best Neighborhood Restaurant awarded by the San Diego Chapter of the California Restaurant Association. Dine up on the Ocean View deck and take in the blue pacific while enjoying our award winning cuisine or sit on our ocean view sidewalk cafe and sip on one of our Wine Spectator award winning wine list wines.

Please note we cannot garuantee seating requests or requests for happy hour seating or Front Patio Seating

Specials

$5 mimosas

$5 specialty mimosas daily from open until 3pm. 7 flavors to choose from!

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 29, 2018

Ends: September 30, 2117

Availability: Sun 10:00AM-3:00PM
Mon-Fri 11:30AM-3:00PM
Sat 10:00AM-3:00PM

Brunch Saturdays and Sundays

Join us for brunch every Saturday and Sunday 10am-3pm. Breakfast specialities, bloody mary’s and $5 mimosas

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 29, 2018

Ends: September 30, 2117

Availability: Sun 10:00AM-2:45PM
Sat 10:00AM-2:45PM

Half price wine Tuesdays and Thursdays

Enjoy half off any bottle on our award winning wine list from open to close tuesdays and thursdays

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 12, 2018

Ends: September 13, 2117

Availability: Tue 11:30AM-10:00PM
Thu 11:30AM-10:00PM

What 1641 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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JL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and dinner was delicious. We came her to celebrate a birthday.

FG
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food came out pretty quick. Tuna was good not spectacular for the price. Swordfish was flavorless and rubbery. Fried chicken didn’t tase any better then tender greens. Really not worth the price.

H
Mobile
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great dinner great service
Overall outstanding evening!

P
San Diego
62 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always delicious food, asked for a table that could accommodate a stroller and 6 people on the main floor and they did. Thank you Sbicca staff for going the extra mile

OT
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great experience. Consistent yummy food and ambiance

SN
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great dinner and a wonderful place to reconnect with old friends. We did not feel any pressure at all to leave and it was very relaxed. The food and ambiance was spot on.

OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Valentines

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DJ
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service, and ambiance! I would highly recommend friends to eat here, especially in the summer months where you can eat on the upper deck and enjoy a beautiful sunset.

LD
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time for Valentine’s Day.

TB
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is always great at Sbicca. The menu and specials on Valentine’s Day did not disappoint. It is a special place just a little off the main street in Del Mar

TA
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We have been dining at Sbicca for over 10 years as our favorite restaurant in San Diego, but sadly that’s now changed. After our last visit on Valentine’s Day we were rather disappointed for several reasons. The food was underwhelming - I ordered the surf and turf, which my steak was overcooked (asked for medium rare and it was medium well to well) and it came with a single scallop plus undercooked, under seasoned asparagus. They also changed our favorite dish - the pork prime rib, which has been replaced with a sub-par bbq version. We were one of the first seatings, so the poor food can’t be excused by a busy night. Service, as always, was great and the view is beautiful, but the last few times we have visited the attention to detail just isn’t there anymore and has lost that special quality it had for so long. It makes me very sad to say this, but this was our experience.

A
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Astronomical pricing due to location. Food was good, but portioned very small, especially considering the price. Not much ambiance on the patio, as trees block the sunset view, and cars are consistently pulling up and taking off from right next to you. They were courteous with propane heaters. Service was amazing!

SD
San Diego
44 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Casey was an excellent server , friendly and knowledgeable of their menu but patient as it was a bday table of gals .
Lovely location , varied menu

AL
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, service and wine. Easy reservations and private room for a group.

w
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, excellent service, beautiful view

G
Los Angeles
38 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service, even on a busy night! The food was excpetional; be sure to save room for their dessert!

EF
San Diego
7 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Went for brunch and overall I thought it was just ok. The food was not at level I expected for brunch and I’ve definitely had better food. Had the Del Mar Benedict and the sausage was overcooked and hard and the breakfast potatoes seemed like they were recooked or not done fresh. Tried the frittata also and again was just ok and a little overcooked. This was the brunch menu and the dinner pictures I saw look great so maybe give them another chance at dinner

HD
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about our experience at Sbicca was positive, great food, great service, great ambiance! Thank you so much and we will definitely be back!

DW
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We were directed to Sbicca by out-of-town friends who stayed in Del Mar. We now go there regularly and find the food to be excellent and the ambiance just right. The service is sometimes a little slow but polite and friendly. Sbicca has become out favorite restaurant in the area.

CL
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

All four dishes were well prepared. I would have liked something green with the fish and chips, but the flavors were excellent. The salmon salad and fish tacos were enthusiastically received.Service was great. Will definitely be back.

L
San Diego
11 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Butterntu sqaush ravioli loaded with squash and the pesto sauce was not heavy. Delicious.

TB
St. Louis
3 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place, good food and service. Had a loud one at the next table who didn't know how to use his inside voice but enjoyed it anyway.

KK
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful venue, had a great view of the ocean from the front patio. Heated outdoor seating was perfect and menu had great selections for diverse tastes.

T
Los Angeles
42 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved the experience...great service and food. Went with a Vegan option that was delicious.

t
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The ribs appetizer was perfect for sharing and delicious.

IO
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

My entree (short ribs) was delicious! Service was great. Will be back for sure...

t
San Diego
25 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always !! Ted

OT
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall great experience. Every plate was tasty and the service was great. Wasn’t too loud in the dining area which is always a plus.

M
Indiana
12 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great brunch spot ! Terrific bloody Mary’s

V
San Francisco
19 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience5

We waited 45 min. for someone to wait on us. From then on the service was spotty at best.

B
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Told server we were celebrating a birthday
That’s as far as it went !
We were brought wrong food so they had to replace it which they did. Seemed no one knew what they were supposed to do.
Our main server was ok

SW
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

One of our favorite restaurants in Del Mar! Consistently above average food and service. Check for wine and corkage specials.

y
San Francisco
67 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've been here maybe 20 times over the past 10 years. It's always good. Solid standby's with their own flavor stamp on them. Good wine selection and cocktails. Please don't change.

j
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We've been coming to Sbicca a few times a year for several years--it is one of our favorite local spots. The food is consistently excellent, and the wine list is one of the best in town. Highly recommend timing dinner so that you can watch the sunset from the upstairs terrace--always beautiful, and a great treat for multiple senses...

M
San Diego
11 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Very crowded on Christmas eve. Waited 15 minutes past our reservation time. No bread offered. No pepper mill offered. Sat upstairs and it was a din. We had to shout across the table to be heard. It quieted down after about half the tables emptied. Food was good. Next time we will sit downstairs and see how loud that is.

CW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Christmas Eve

OT
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience4

We have always loved Sbicca...but unlikely we will be back. Everything from our appetizers to entree were cold..like warm at best. Waitress never brought my husbands cocktail ...and sadly food lacked flavor.

d
San Diego
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food here is wonderful, everything we had. It is better in the summer as most of the seating areas are indoor/outdoor and it was a bit cold.

1
San Diego
18 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always wonderful, the food is great and service amazing, always a treat.

C
San Diego
22 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall2food2service5ambience1

The bisque arrived at room temperature. The specialty, a pork chop, was remarkably tough. The scallops were mediocre and the crème brûlée was inedible. While the service was excellent, the noise level made simple conversation difficult. The special occasion, recognized by the hostess at the front desk, was simply ignored by everyone else. After multiple visits to this restaurant, we won’t be back anytime soon. The price of the meal was far out of line with the quality of the food or the overall experience.

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