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The Red Door

1106 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Cozy
  • Good for a Date
The Red Door is a family owned farm-to-table restaurant, committed to serving local, sustainable and seasonal produce grown at our farm, or one of San Diego's premier local farms.

Chef Miguel has created our lunch, dinner and brunch menus in rhythm with the seasonal SD harvest, creating truly regional cuisine.
Our mission is Responsibility, Excellence and Hospitality. Dine for the menu and the experience. At The Red Door It's our farm or a small farm, to your table
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary American, Farm-to-table, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
MONDAY 1130am - Close
TUESDAY 1130am - Close
WEDNESDAY 1130am - Close
THURSDAY 1130am - Close
FRIDAY 1130am - 10pm
SATURDAY 10am - 10pm
SUNDAY 10am - Close
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Phone number
(619) 295-6000
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Miguel Valdez
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Limited offsite catering for small casual gatherings.
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Cross street
Falcon Street
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Parking details
Metered and two hour parking all around Monday through Saturday 8AM to 6PM. Ample street parking available. Parking available in the US Bank lot after 6. Private lot on NW corner of Falcon and Washington.
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Public transit
Bus stop in front.
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Special events & promotions
Quarterly dinners featuring local farmers, fisherman and wine makers. Check our website for more info.
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Gift Card
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1106 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Went for a ladies brunch for the first time in the food and the ambience was great! Jacob our waiter was on point and never let our bottomless Mamosa Glass get empty, despite that the restaurant was packed for Sunday brunch. I’ve greatly appreciated that they didn’t push us out the door even after we were done eating to turn the table over. Definitely going back!

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The Red Door has that perfect pairing of quaint, intimate size while maintaining an energetic, chic vibe. Creative menu with very fresh ingredients. Execution is sometimes just a hair off (vegetables on my scallop dish were a little undercooked), but the food is still very good. Prices are a little high for the execution level. They have a great wine bottle list, but their wine-by-the-glass list is very limited to the same fruity styles (that wouldn't have paired well with what I was ordering to eat.) Luckily our server was so gracious as to open a bottle of earthier old-world wine for me for just a glass. Their desserts almost all contain nuts too, so our selection was limited since I don't eat nuts in desserts.

GVML (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Excellent service! As for our dinner, I had the ravioli special, and it was al dente; however, the vegetables were outstanding as was the beet salad. The Beef Wellington was a small portion for the price, but it was still good. The cocktails were very tasty, and the ambience is romantic. It's definitely a great date restaurant.

4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Came with friends from out of town. A bit apprehensive since ownership is chanaging. However, was not disappointed. We were pleased with our dishes, the wine was great. Good experience all around. They were out of one selection on the menu that we would have ordered, but we worked around it. That is why I didn't give 5 stars.

vipOpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

I always love this place! I go early so it is quiet, it could be loud if it were packed. The food is absolutely amazing and they always have fantastic vegetarian options. Service was spectacular as well.

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
1.0  Dined 7 days ago

“Here’s the preset valentines menu, it’s $70” then walks off.

No table touch service was provided once we did get our food.

Had to constantly wave down waiter for everything. Drink refills and such.

Extremely Overpriced plated food!!! Nothing had a great flavor.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Diego)
1.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We ordered burgers. I had to send mine back as the bun was burned black on one side. When it was brought back, the meat was tasteless and extremely overcooked. The fries were obviously old and overcooked to jest this side of burned. One of the worst meals I have had in the neighborhood. We were hoping for a nice local restaurant in walking distance, but will not return and recommend it as one to be avoided.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

They show a lot of thoughtfulness and care into the food and service at Red Door. It is a very cozy environment and the perfect back drop to an enjoyable evening.

vipAlagria (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

I had not been to Red Door in some time but it will now be a regular. The restaurant is located far enough west on Washington that parking is available. The service was good and the food excellent. The locally caught albacore tacos were superior. The hot tea was loose leaf - always a nice touch - and without my asking the waiter brought raw sugar and sweetener with my milk. Nice attention to detail.

vipellen (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We found the food very delicious. The ambience is nice however the hard surfaces tend to result in a noisier atmosphere. My biggest complaint and why I gave the service only three stars Is that the restaurant has a policy that does not allow separate checks. Otherwise it was a very enjoyable evening with excellent service.