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Soleil @k - San Diego Marriott Gaslamp

3.9
235 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Comfort Food
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  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
Soleil @k, a popular dining spot in downtown San Diego, is where the food-lovers go for modern, Comfort food cuisine emphasizing the region’s harvest from both land and sea. Located in the heart of the Gaslamp District, Soleil @k is well known in the local community for defining San Diego Cuisine.

Soleil @k has floor to ceiling windows and glass panel doors that disappear into the wall to allow the breeze of fresh air into the restaurant, allowing guests to be a part of the crowd and festive activities surrounding the Gaslamp Quarter.

When you dine at Soleil @k, you'll receive 3 hours of complimentary valet parking and priority access to our rooftop hot spot, ALTITUDE Sky Lounge.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Comfort Food, Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Daily, 6:30am - 11:00am. Lunch: Daily, 11:30pm - 1:30pm. Dinner: Sunday - Thursday, 5:30pm - 9:00pm; Friday - Saturday, 5:30pm - 10pm.

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Phone number
(619) 446-6088
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party contact
Marle Phommasy: (619) 446-6065
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between 6th and 7th
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Parking details
3 Hours of complimentary valet parking when dining at Soleil.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 235 People Are Saying
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3.9based on all time ratings
3.9
food
3.9
service
3.7
ambience
3.5
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79% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Service was good
Food was buffet food probably needed to be refilled but our water was nice and friendly
Love downtown San Diego
Will try it again

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1.0Dined on May 2, 2018

No napkins on the table. Three tortilla soups came out cold and at the same time as the meal. Bread was stale. Never posted my reservation to open table. Aside from that it was great.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The menu was limited for and associated with opening of baseball season. Since we were dining on Good Friday and wanting to select from seafood options, the selection was very slim. My bad for not checking the menu in advance.

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1.0Dined on December 31, 2017

The restaurant did not honor my reservation as the whole Restaurant was closed due to an event. Extremely upset by this.

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5.0Dined on July 20, 2017

Everyone was so great from beginning to end. Loved the outdoor feeling. Even from inside.

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4.0Dined on July 2, 2017

Nice staff, good food.

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3.0Dined on February 25, 2017

Food was horrible and had to return the fish and order a burger which was charred. $16 burger. I would not recommend this restaurant.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2017

We had a nice time at latitude and then came downstairs for a special dinner everything was great a very memorable night

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2017

I did love it. The service was good. I recommend the brussel sprouts!

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2016

Had 19 family members over for brunch, was impressed with their ability to handle us. Everyone enjoyed their meals, they were very accommodating with all of our needs.

I also recommend them for dinner.

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4.0Dined on November 23, 2016

We've enjoyed Soleil@k when staying at the attached Gaslamp Marriott in the past, so were looking forward to dinner again this time. We were surprised to find that the menu, which had been largely the same for several years, had changed completely. Sure enough, after asking our server, we found that they recently got a new head chef. The food is still good, although we found fewer items on the menu that intrigued us. There is a strong southern influence to the dishes, which is fine but a bit limiting. But I will say that the desserts are MUCH better than they used to be--even though there are only a few, they were all fantastic!

In any event, the decor is still pleasant and the service truly outstanding. We'll still look forward to eating there in the future, just less for the food and more for the memories and overall experience. The wine list is diverse in both varietals and price points, and they also have an impressive selection of after-dinner cordials and liqueurs.

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2.0Dined on September 26, 2016

The waiter couldn't answer any of my questions. The debate was on and super loud. There were ppl standing around waiting for the waiter bcz he was alone with no help.

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4.0Dined on August 24, 2016

Food was average plus. Service was super. I was dining alone, but my wait staff was still attentive and friendly.

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5.0Dined on July 23, 2016

We were unable to eat due to dietary restrictions. However, the staff was very kind and the service was excellent. All of San Diego was crowded due to a convention and we were still seated promptly, with a knowledgeable server arriving quickly. She explained that the menu was limited because of the convention and did her best to help us. The food looked great and other diners were enjoying it.

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3.0Dined on June 4, 2016

The food was alright, not great for the price. The ambiance was nice, though very dark making it extremely hard to read the menu.The drinks were wonderful and strong. All in all we would not return to eat again, as it was not anything that we enjoyed that much

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3.0Dined on May 23, 2016

My friend wanted a beer with lung but the bar doesn't open until 5. Really? We both had a sandwich on sourdough that seemed a little stale. Not awful but not worthy of a return visit.

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1.0Dined on May 14, 2016

We went there as it was close to Petco Park for the Billy Joel concert. It took an hour to get service and then part of our order did not come. Granted, it was a busy night, but this was just poor service.

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1.0Dined on May 14, 2016

Awful. Awful. Awful on so many levels!

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1.0Dined on May 14, 2016

Absolutely TERRIBLE...services was unbelievably slow. So much so that at least 4 couples sitting around us left the restaurant. When we finally got our food, it was ice cold. Never again!!!! We actually heard the waiter tell one of the customers "I don't care, I get paid by the hour"........

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4.0Dined on April 25, 2016

Somewhat limited menu but that's fine because everything I had was well prepared. The servers are very friendly and are quite efficient.

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5.0Dined on November 22, 2015

My wife and I got away from our kids and enjoy nice romantic dinner at Soleil@K. Kristee took very good care of us. My lamb chops where huge and very tasty.
After dinner we went to their bar Altitude for a drink - a must see place.

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1.0Dined on October 19, 2015

The team only had an hour for a lunch meeting and it took 1.5+ hours to get our food. So I had to leave before getting served, and didn't get to eat. A few from my team stayed behind to continue to wait for their food.

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2.0Dined on August 23, 2015

We had a Sunday reservation at noon. The restaurant advertised Sunday brunch. Brunch ended at 11 am, however. That is breakfast, not brunch. We would not have come for lunch.

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3.0Dined on August 4, 2015

The rack of lamb was amazing!

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4.0Dined on November 29, 2014

Out of town for a conference, we ate here for Thanksgiving, where they had a very bountiful buffet, all inclusive, including desserts and salads, reasonably priced. They managed to squeeze us in for a reservation, although they were highly booked. We sat comfortable in the tented in area adjacent to the restaurant. Servers were polite and professional. Special thanks go to Eric, the Manager, for running such a nice and friendly establishment and his efforts to help.

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1.0Dined on September 28, 2014

They really are not able to honor reservations, especially during any busy time. It is more of a walk in restaurant for the hotel. There does not seem to be a restaurant manager, or it there is he/she hides in the back and lets the poor staff be thrown to the wolves. Not really their fault, because there does not seem to be enough staff or a system of organization. Maybe with new management they could get things under control.

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1.0Dined on September 28, 2014

We tried to eat breakfast after spending one night in the hotel & we could not get waited on & the place wasn't that busy! Unbelievable & extremely rude. We left after waiting for awhile & walked to Toscana's for a wonderful breakfast with impeccable service. We will never eat at Soleil's again.

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5.0Dined on September 21, 2014

Brunch was provided quickly and with good quality food

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3.0Dined on August 23, 2014

We had a reservation for 7pm for 9 people. We ordered and waited and waited and waited for over an hour
And we were the only people in the restaurant
Over an hour later the food came out and the mashed potatoes were cold flavor was so so

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4.0Dined on June 21, 2014

We tried this place at taste of gaslamp and they had the best sampler out of 20 or so others we tried. Other than the poor service from the valet, who quickly shooed us away regardless of our dinner reservation, and the giant sign stating complimentary valet for people eating in the restaurant; the experience was good. We had flat bread and an assortment of entrees, all of which were delicious.

The service was good, and the atmosphere was great for people watching as a padres game was going on at the time.

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4.0Dined on May 3, 2014

A pleasant surprise. The food was much better than I expeected. The Ahi tuna was delicious!

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2.0Dined on May 3, 2014

There were very few people there so no excuse for bad service. But it was neglectful and unacomadating. There was no turkey bacon, turkey sausage, lox for the bagels or chicken and waffles. The breakfast buffet was 19 my husband ordered that. Most items he wanted had to be ordered from the kitchen. On let's French toast, fruit. They were included in the price you just had to wait to get them.
Nice outdoor seating though at the back entrance of the ballpark.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2014

the food was delicious, best meal i've had by far.

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3.0Dined on March 22, 2014

I was impressed with the drinks, very well balanced and delicious. The food was plentiful and absolutely delicious BUT the service lacked. Perhaps it was her first time in the industry since she seemed to not know the menu and forgetful with our order. I would go again for the food and drinks, however; I would request a server with experience for the full experience.

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2014

took boyfriend here for birthday: Kind of expensive but worth it if for a special occasion! Very nice lighting, and free 3 hours of valet for eating there! Best streak I've had for a while!

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2.0Dined on February 14, 2014

We went there with reservations and never was I notified in advanced that we would wait an hour for our food on valentines day. They had pre made menus and the kitchen was just too under staffed to handle a not busy restaurant. We left after being seated and them letting us know that we'd wait an hour for the food. We were starving. I'll maybe try it again I'm in the area but not for a special occasion. Luckily I had open table app and chose a better choice then and there

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2014

My spouse and I went here for valentines day for the first time. I am a vegetarian and they had a special valentines day menu without any vegetarian options. I immediately asked if it was possible to get a substitution because I am a vegetarian or if we should just order from the regular menu. He said he'd be happy to ask the chef and they were very willing to accommodate. The meal I had was a vegetable risotto which was absolutely amazing. My spouse equally enjoyed their rack of lamb. The only thing I was disappointed in was not knowing that they had free valet! We spent about 15 minutes trying to find parking and paid $10, this is completely not their fault though. We are definitely returning back to this restaurant!

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2014

Aside from the varied menu with the fresh, delicious and beautifully presented dishes and first class service, at competetive prices, Soleil at "K'"s beautiful decor provides a perfect, relaxing ambience. Too much contemporary decor seems angular and cold, but this restaurant has both elegance and warmth-- a combination of varied vistas with soft as well as geometric shapes and gentle, but not dim, lighting. We wonder who your designer is.

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4.0Dined on January 23, 2014

We practically had the place to ourselves for our late morning breakfast, yet service was still attentive.

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5.0Dined on November 28, 2013

We had Thanksgiving dinner at their buffet, and really enjoyed it! There was enough variety to keep things interesting, but not so much that the choices were overwhelming. I was quite happy that they decided to put out a decent number of well-prepared items rather than a huge number of so-so ones. The carved turkey and roast beef were particularly delicious! If in the area for Thanksgiving again, we'd gladly eat here again.

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