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Romesco

4.4
200 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Mediterranean
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Serving a combination of Mexican-Mediterranean styled breakfast, lunch and dinner—Romesco is a culinary inspiration of Chef Javier Plasencia. Baja spices and ingredients dominate the menu at Romesco with the restaurant ladling a food concoction of hummus, tuna tapas, beef filet, beef cheek tacos, quesadillas, paella, pasta, chicken lemon and other primary native staples. The restaurant also primes an extensive selection of beverages which include beer, wine and champagne.

Comfortable chairs and tables center the dining area, while accommodating booths line the opposite extremities. The walls are heavily decorated with artwork and portraits, while inverted pendants and recessed lighting provides the right blend of illumination to add intimacy to the dining experience without hindering visibility. Romesco also features an outside seating area.

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Mediterranean, Spanish, Mexican
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Hours of operation
Lunch

Saturday: 2:00pm - 5:30pm - Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Dinner

Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Friday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm
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Phone number
(619) 475-8627
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Cross street: Billy Casper Way
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What 200 People Are SayingWrite a review
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4.4
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4.5
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
4.2
value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Foodromantic (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on July 30, 2016

I felt that the food was very fresh and delicious. I would recommend trying the appetizers and then getting one entree. We shared three things and had the paella and honestly we were stuffed. We did save room for dessert but who doesn't.

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ToddR (San Diego)
4.0
Dined on July 29, 2016

Extensive menu of delightfully unique dishes (e.g., quail). Large wine list with great selection. Service is very attentive.

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MarthaB (San Diego)
1.0
Dined on July 23, 2016

Been to the restaurant many times. But this last time the table we sat no air was vent ailing very hot. The waiter was bad , Gustavo was his name. We returned a table salad to much dressing and he still charged us for it. Our dinner was old and dry. Never again.

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PatriciaA (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on July 22, 2016

Food delicious! Great service! Really one if the best!

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0
Dined on July 17, 2016

The meats are excellent.

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Kittink (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on July 13, 2016

Unique tapas dishes. Love the 1/2 price wine on Wednesdays.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on July 9, 2016

Our group shared a number of tapas for our dinner. . All were delicious especially the Shrimp Tacos and the mushroom and cheese "Fonduta". I also had the Tamarindo Martini which I loved!!

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MichaelM (San Diego)
4.0
Dined on July 3, 2016

Once again an exceptional meal at Romescos'. Service is always well done, with an attentive (but not hovering) staff, and a very dependable quality of meal. For me, there is no better rib eye dinner in south county. Well done, team!

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RobinR (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on July 2, 2016

Our dinner and dining experience was over-the-top amazing. What a little Jewel in the South Bay👑!

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franks (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on July 2, 2016

Excellent menu, attentive waiters, inviting décor. Good place to dine with friends and family who appreciate all of the above.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Mediterranean, Spanish, Mexican
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Hours of operation
Lunch

Saturday: 2:00pm - 5:30pm - Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Dinner

Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Friday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm
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Cross street
Billy Casper Way
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(619) 475-8627
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Entertainment
Wednesdays "Pasta Night" Live Italian Accordion Music

Saturdays "Flamenco Music" in Tapas Bar
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Catering
Paella Catering
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Parking details
Shopping center has ample parking available.
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Public transit
MTS Route 705 available weekdays.
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Executive chef
Jorge Gutierrez
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Private party facilities
Parties of 50 or more in Tapas bar.
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Private party contact
Karla Espinosa : (619) 475-8627
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine