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About Searsucker North County/ Del Mar

Searsucker embodies the social dining experience by encouraging guests to come early and stay late.

Inspired by the simplicity, relaxed and feel-good vibe of the seersucker fabric, Chef Brian Malarkey created a space that invites patrons to relax and enjoy. The airy design features a glass-enclosed kitchen, koi pond, a lounge space with comfortable seating and a two lively bar areas. Patrons can watch the action, chat without boundaries and feel as if they’re at a friend’s dinner party rather than a restaurant.

Menus are both serious and fun, with creative twists on New American Classics. Dishes range from shared plates and small bites ideal for the whole table, to farm and ocean dishes that you’ll want to keep all to yourself.

Open for Dinner, Weekday Lunch, Weekend Brunch and Daily Happy Hour.

12995 El Camino Real Suite 21
San Diego, CA 92130
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Californian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:00am – 2:00pm

Mid Day Eats: 2:00pm-5:00pm

Dinner: Sunday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 9:00pm; Friday- Saturday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Daily Happy Hour: 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Wednesday: 4:30pm - close

Brunch: Saturday – Sunday: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Cross Street:
Del Mar Heights Road

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(858) 369-5700

Website:
http://www.searsucker.com/

Entertainment:
Live Music available during weekend brunch!

Parking Details:
Del Mar Highlands Center Parking Lot.

Executive Chef:
Chef Cesar Oceguera

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
For private event inquiries, please contact tcoffey@hakkasan.com

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Private Dining

Searsucker has a private group dining area that can seat up to 40 guests, a semi-private outdoor table that can seat up to 8, and a wrap around patio and whole venue available for buyouts!

Searsucker North County/ Del Mar Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

77% would recommend it to a friend

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Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
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Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Casual (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Romantic (7)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Cozy (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Business Meals (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Seasonal (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Healthy (3)
Tapas (3)
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Kid-friendly (2)
Organic (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
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Disabled Access (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
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Quick Bite (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Everything at Sears , food , service , except the 3% tax to the customer for CA raises . This should not be passed onto the customer especially since the new TAX law reduces corp tax from 35 to 20 % this should give your company more than enough money to pay for your employees.
Thanks

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 (San Diego)·Dined 3 days ago

Great, consistent. I have been here many times and it is always good. John, our waiter who goes by Grut, was amazing. Loved him! I love the banana bread. Please keep it on the menu forever!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 7 days ago

Groot was amazing!

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·Dined on January 10, 2018

The Cobb salad was inedible. Duck wings were overly spicy it overpowered any flavor. Rest of the food was average. For not a busy night, it was too loud for conversation. Service was not great. It was a disappointment as the last dinner with visiting guests.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 7, 2018

I was recommended this restaurant by friends who said it was good. I understand that serving a huge party can be daunting and exhausting. Our server started out decent. Until someone mentioned to split checks. Which completely changed his demeanor and gave us the WORST attitude, wasn’t inviting or friendly. It shouldn’t take 30+ mins to get a cup of milk for a child. His checked out attitude ruined the vibe of the get together. Especially since some of us came from across California and out of state for this gathering. We definitely won’t be back.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We went on a Saturday night with friends and after leaving the restaurant we went out to another restaurant because the portions were so small and our guests were hungry. The only exception was the pork chop which was very good. Other than that dish the portions are tiny and the menu could use changes. On a Saturday evening this restaurant was less than half full whereas other restaurants in the same area were full.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Service was ridiculously SLOW!
This was a business dinner. I was embarrassed the time it took to order , be asked for end of the meal options , ie; coffee / dessert.
I had to ask twice for the check and waited a LONG time to receive it.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 1, 2018

NYE Menu ok some options not great. Waiter seemed stressed

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 27, 2017

It was the perfect setting for a turning 18 Birthday celebration for our family of 11! Appetizers were delicious and nice variety- wine and main courses were enjoyed by everyone. Wonderful desserts as well. Only hipcup was it took a bit long to finally pay the bill!

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

We were seated in a area that was directly in the path of a very cold breeze. After mentioning it to the hostess she moved us just a table over. It was still very cold and uncomfortable. I had to wear my jacket during the duration of my stay which was very unpleasant. Waitress was average. Food was Good. It was not worth $140 !!!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 25, 2017

This turned out to be a very good place for our Christmas Eve dinner the service was great the food was yummy everybody (14 of us) enjoyed their time and meal

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 25, 2017

This was the 3rd or 4th time there. As always excellent food and drinks. Noise level ok even for Christmas Eve. Service excellent.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

The ambiance is very good and the location is convenient. But, the food was bad. We sent 2 out of 5 dishes back. They charge for bread too. Never going back....

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Excellent service from everyone and special note of excellent for Patrick who was are primary server.

Tags: Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Drinks and meatballs were good but both entre salads were VERY average. Would not return.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Good food, but filet was under cooked. Mac and cheese was great, but had sour cream on it which was unexpected and undesired.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Service great and food good
We even got bue cheese stuffed olives for our martinis which no one does anymore!!

Tags: Seasonal, Tasting Menu
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 18, 2017

I've reviewed Searsucker before, usually as a mixed experience. The food has always been good, but service in the past has often been lackluster (at best). This time though, they had it going on. No delays. Attentive, but not overbearing wait staff. It wasn't crowded, but that had never been a determiner of service in the past. I like this place and keep going back and am glad that the service has improved significantly.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Fantastic food, and service to match, close to home, easy to get to and easy to park

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Professional service, friendly bartender. Food options limited.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Consistent. I like the menu. I eat the burger well done and it is the same. Good choice of drinks. Fun atmosphere.

Tags: Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Hot Spot
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Overall great time and vegan was good . Our waiter was very nice. Will come back

Tags: Bar Seating, Vegan, Fit for Foodies, Healthy
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Too salty. Typical expensive restaurant where the plating is focused over flavor. Why can't we have any good restaurants in north county?

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Well, I had the Shrimp & Grits! Very well done. Nuff said!

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Service as Spectacular along with the food and ambiance....

Tags: Hot Spot, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Wonderful staff - very attentive - food was ok - wish they offered a salmon dish or salad. Not alot on the menu that I would order. The Tomato was very good:]

Tags: Business Meals, Casual
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The Resturant is very nice inside as well as the patio seating. The outside is dog friendly which is a plus.
The food was really good. The prices are a bit high. There were 3 of us. For an appetizer, cesar salad, bowl of tomato soup, grilled cheese sandwich, 1 sherbert & 4 mimosas the bill was over $100. I was shocked. Our server was not at all friendly. The male server at the other table was nicer. The salad, soup and grilled cheese took for ever to be served & it wasn’t even that crowded. Since it came so late I asked our server if I could get mine to go (soup & grilled cheese). She seemed very irritated at me for asking and marched away to wrap it up for me to go.
Pretty Resturant but not worth the $$$. I doubt I’d go back..

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Wonderful service. Congratulations to the staff. Food was outstanding just like at their other restaurants. View from the patio is great. Great celebration brunch with family.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The ambience was lovely. We sat outside on the patio and the koi pond was a great view. It was romantic with the lighting as well. Unfortunately, one of our meals (fish and chips) was soggy rather than crispy, and our server was not attentive despite the fact the restaurant was not busy. It took ten minutes to get a cocktail. Even the busser said they couldn’t find our server when I asked.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The server was excellent. Food so-so, more bar scene than anything else.

Tags: Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Server AND manager were very attentive. Heater was adjusted after request made - all in all a pleasant evening. VERY noisy throughout the restaurant!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Good place and tasty food.

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 13, 2017

We made a last minute reservation. The place was very slow on the Sunday we dined. Servers were good, friendly and attentive. We found the open doors in 52 degrees a pain in terms of wearing fleece to dine indoors. The food was a bit salty and average. Drinks and wine came quick. Cocktails were good.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Bar Seating
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Always good, excellent servers, fun place for lunch.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Great meal, had the burger without the bun. I would like to ask that you create a separate lunch dessert menu so that you do not bring a menu for dessert and then say oh, we only have the top two during lunch hours.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Bar Seating
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Saved my SDRW cheat meal for Searsucker. I had my eyes set on the burger and duck fat fries and am 100% satisfied with my decision. Burger was cooked perfectly with a soft, fresh bun and delicious crispy fries! Staff was super attentive and nice, from hostess to my server John and everyone who kept my water filled and table clean! One of the best services I have ever had. It was somewhat empty on an early Sunday night; wish they could relocate to Encinitas!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Romantic, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Cozy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 1, 2017

one of my favorite restaurants for good comfort american food! It has a contemporary spin on how they represent their food and cocktails witch is so good for cute Instagram pictures!
Great service, not rushed or overwhelmingly nice.. I love their Jar appetizer options Poke is one of my faves. LOVEE shrimp and grits dish to share and charcuterie is very generous perfect for a group dinner.
my best friends ultimate favorite drink is Peter rabbit its so good for summer! I love their wine list!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Organic, Disabled Access, Local Ingredients, Happy Hour, Fun, Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Live Music, Seasonal
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 29, 2017

This was a great brunch spot! So much food though. Tried their sticky bun- worth the million calories

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on October 23, 2017

After having a wonderful experience at the Vegas restaurant for dinner, I came with high hopes for lunch at the Del Mar location. My friend and I were disappointed. We ordered the soup, salad and half sandwich combo. The tomato soup was so acidic we had to order sides of sour cream to cut it. The salad was a mound of lettuce leaves drenched in dressing. The half hummus veggie sandwich had no flavor. Don't know if I'd come back as this was the healthiest option for lunch.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Love this restaurant. This visit was especially wonderful. Food was great and our waiter was an absolute delight.

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