100 San Diego Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Peohe's - Coronado Waterfront Restaurant, RED O Taste of Mexico - La Jolla, Fogo de Chao - San Diego
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Unspecified, Contemporary Mexican, Brazilian Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Coronado, La Jolla, Downtown / Gaslamp

Peohe's - Coronado Waterfront Restaurant

$$$$·Unspecified·
Coronado
5,746 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
The food here is excellent and the service very attentive. The view of San Diego Bay is gorgeous. This is a great place for a romantic dinner , business dinner or just to be out wiRead more
87% recommended
Most Booked in San Diego
134 people mentioned the Prime Rib

RED O Taste of Mexico - La Jolla

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
La Jolla
972 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Best food and chef!
90% recommended
17 people mentioned the Chile Relleno

Fogo de Chao - San Diego

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,050 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food, wine and service were wonderful. We will return...
159 people mentioned the Chao

Bertrand at Mister A's

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Downtown / Gaslamp
5,582 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
My wife and I had an amazing night. Staff was outstanding and the mood of the night was great.
92% recommended
59 people mentioned the Short Rib

Il Fornaio - Coronado

$$$$·Italian·
Coronado
4,312 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Excellent service by Kyle! Enjoyed a delicious salmon dinner accompanied with a olive oil & garlic penne pasta and perfectly cooked vegetables.?
88% recommended
32 people mentioned the Calamari
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94th Aero Squadron - San Diego

$$$$·American·
Kearny Mesa
2,725 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
I absolutely loved this place. From the aero ambiance, the fun mimosa menu, and the wonderful service. Really fantastic experience and can not wait to come back.
88% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Diego
157 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Water Grill - San Diego

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,382 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Great service and spectacular spiny lobster, halibut and of course bread pudding!
89% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
36 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Great Maple San Diego

$$$$·American·
Hillcrest
2,676 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Amazing food! The best breakfast my husband and I have had in a very long time.
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Diego
140 people mentioned the Maple Bacon Donut

Pacific Coast Grill - Cardiff

$$$$·Seafood·
Cardiff By The Sea
3,963 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
I love everything about PCG! From Ambience, service to excellent food! One of my favorite restaurants in San Diego and will return soon:)
96% recommended
Scenic View in San Diego
204 people mentioned the Pacific Coast

Black Angus Steakhouse - Chula Vista

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chula Vista / Bonita
992 reviews
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Excellent as usual but not outstanding
89% recommended
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Il Fornaio - Del Mar

$$$$·Italian·
Del Mar
1,789 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Everything was fantastic’. The carpaccio was delicious. Also enjoyed a great wine suggested by our server, Sarah.
86% recommended
Good for Groups in North San Diego
27 people mentioned the Calamari
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Benihana - San Diego

$$$$·Japanese·
Mission Valley
4,067 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Conner Rodriguez was amazing, we loved it.
93% recommended
Kid Friendly in San Diego
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Parc Bistro-Brasserie

$$$$·French·
Banker's Hill
996 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding food, great service, friendly management
99% recommended
12 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin

Carvers Steaks & Chops

$$$$·Steak·
Poway / Rancho Bernardo
1,301 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great place to eat as usual. Inside dining is very spaced out so no problem Service is incredible.
94% recommended
118 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Black Angus Steakhouse - Temecula

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Temecula
904 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Service and dinners were excellent. Great prime rib!
92% recommended
Good for Groups in Temecula / Wine County
63 people mentioned the Prime Rib

333 Pacific - Steaks & Seafood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Oceanside
4,274 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Excellent as always. They do it nice for a birthday celebration.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in San Diego
109 people mentioned the Calamari

The Fish Market - San Diego

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,342 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
2nd time in San Diego in last two years. Returned here again. Some of the best seafood I have ever had
87% recommended
52 people mentioned the Fresh Fish
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Brigantine Poway

$$$$·Seafood·
Poway / Rancho Bernardo
822 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Excellent service. Somewhat noisy because of four people in the next booth. They were very loud. Staff was gracious and well prepared. Thanks for the experience!
92% recommended
21 people mentioned the Mud Pie

Coasterra

$$$$·Seafood·
Harbor Island
4,177 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Absolutely delicious, food, view, service hands down from beginning to end. Thank you again Coasterra! A gem! Great memory.
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in San Diego
86 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Vintana Wine & Dine

$$$$·American·
Escondido
5,812 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Recommend to sit in the outdoors late afternoon for Happy Hour!! Beautiful setting and very much relaxing. Food is AWESOME!! The servers were GREAT! I definitely would come bacRead more
94% recommended
American in North San Diego
146 people mentioned the Popovers

Civico 1845

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
1,267 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Vegan
  • Neighborhood Gem
Best Italian food in Little Italy we go her everytime we come to San Diego
89% recommended
30 people mentioned the Calamari
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Seasons 52 - San Diego - UTC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
University City/Golden Triangle
3,667 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
Everything was great, except the construction noise. Of course, it’s not the restaurant’s fault, but it did mar our dining experience.
97% recommended
Healthy in San Diego
57 people mentioned the Flat Bread

Juniper & Ivy

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Little Italy
5,273 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
We live in Phoenix, yet anytime we head to San Diego, we make sure to make a reservation to Juniper & Ivy. This was our first time dining out since the pandemic, and the "under theRead more
88% recommended
Contemporary American in San Diego
102 people mentioned the Yellowtail
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Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens

$$$$·Organic·
Escondido
4,598 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great Beer
  • Great for Lunch
I love visiting your brewery, my husband, son and I visit there often and love everything from the food, beer to the ambiance and garden area. I highly recommend for anyone who hasRead more
93% recommended
Most Booked in San Diego
81 people mentioned the Duck Tacos

Black and Blue Steakhouse and Lounge - Valley View Casino

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Valley Center
1,401 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Delicious food and great service!
98% recommended
Steakhouse in San Diego
35 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Farmer's Table - La Mesa

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
La Mesa
1,183 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
I took my daughter here and it was an awesome experience. The waiter was so friendly and attentive. As well as all the staff. The food is flavorful and I can’t wait to do brunch inRead more
92% recommended
Healthy in San Diego
34 people mentioned the Short Rib

California Modern - George's at the Cove

$$$$·Californian·
La Jolla
2,169 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Our first time. Outstanding food. The Head Chef clearly is a star, creating interesting and delicious dishes unlike 99% of other top tier restaurants. Service matched the food. WelRead more
88% recommended
31 people mentioned the Yellowtail
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King's Fish House - Carlsbad

$$$$·Seafood·
Carlsbad
1,402 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Fabulous meal with wonderful service. We love this restaurant:
92% recommended
Most Booked in North San Diego
14 people mentioned the Fresh Fish

Lionfish Restaurant at The Pendry Hotel

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
851 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
The food was absolutely incredible. Thank you!!
Hot Spot in San Diego
16 people mentioned the Rock Shrimp

Madison

$$$$·Modern European·
University Heights
1,140 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
Great place, atmosphere, and food. I always rotate it in.
95% recommended
20 people mentioned the Gnocchi

BO-beau kitchen + cache

$$$$·French·
Hillcrest
472 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
My husband and I had a date night here on Saturday and LOVED everything about it! Our waiter, Chris/Goose, was one of the best waiters we have had in a long time. Attentive, gave gRead more
91% recommended
11 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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OSETRA Seafood & Steaks

$$$$·Californian·
Downtown / Gaslamp
942 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
So great!! Thank you for a wonderful expletive!! Elena the hostess was amazing
81% recommended
28 people mentioned the Mahi Mahi

Eddie V's - La Jolla

$$$$·Seafood·
La Jolla
3,442 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Honeymoon celebration
96% recommended
Scenic View in San Diego
82 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Greystone Prime Steakhouse & Seafood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,275 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
This is place is great! Towards the hat is a more fun ambiance and towards the back more romantic so anyone can be pleased here. The food was all phenomenal, and we had a lot of vaRead more
46 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef

Solare Ristorante Lounge

$$$$·Italian·
Point Loma
1,388 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
I understand it's Covid and we sat outside which was fine. But, the location of our table for 5 on the porch was like as if we were an environment that's a garage. If you're goinRead more
90% recommended
Romantic in San Diego
14 people mentioned the Cioppino

Tom Hams Lighthouse

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
4,272 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Had a great time at Tom Hams. Love the outdoor patio, the food and the service. It’s a regular place for me now as the parking g is so easy and free!
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in San Diego
67 people mentioned the Paella

Roy's San Diego Waterfront

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,748 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Great to sit close to the water and watch the boats go past, as well as interesting people. The food is very good and the servers very nice and helpful. Try it you will enjoy
82% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
96 people mentioned the Butter Fish

Barbusa

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
2,014 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
The best Italian food! The service is amazing along with the ambiance. All around such a good experience. We will be coming back many times! Love the Busalacchi fam!
87% recommended
Most Booked in San Diego
30 people mentioned the Squash Blossom
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264 Fresco

$$$$·Italian·
Carlsbad
1,255 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Already planning my next visit! It was so well social I distanced as they’d converted the entire car park into a turfed, marquee outdoor garden dining space. The service was also fRead more
85% recommended
Great for Lunch in San Diego
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Baci Restaurant - San Diego

$$$$·Italian·
Old Town
1,236 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Always an excellent experience. The staff are extremely knowledgeable about the food and wine and offer great suggestions. The atmosphere is quiet and professional. The food, everyRead more
99% recommended
Best Overall in San Diego
25 people mentioned the Veal Chop

The Barrel Room

$$$$·American·
Poway / Rancho Bernardo
440 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Safe distancing outside, with very personable and knowledgeable, with food perfectly prepared and presented, even wine for lunch, was the best!!
93% recommended
Outdoor Dining in North San Diego
7 people mentioned the Jambalaya

Black Angus Steakhouse - El Cajon

$$$$·Steakhouse·
El Cajon / Lakeside
1,141 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Great service. Steaks could be little bigger. Server was nice
86% recommended
Best Overall in East County
51 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Encinitas
759 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Service was exceptional. The wait staff was so great.
98% recommended
Italian in North San Diego
14 people mentioned the Calamari

The Patio on Goldfinch

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Mission Hills
1,055 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
One of our favorite local gems. Especially appreciate they are dog embracing not just friendly, staff are wonderful, and the food is sublime. Had a perfect birthday lunch for a fRead more
90% recommended
16 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Shores Restaurant - La Jolla Shores Hotel

$$$$·American·
La Jolla
1,607 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Great secluded area...very personalized...Good food but more selections would be even better.
88% recommended
Scenic View in San Diego
17 people mentioned the Butter Fish

Brigantine La Mesa

$$$$·Seafood·
La Mesa
2,488 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Always my favorite place in La Mesa (for 30+ yrs) always great food and service!
98% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
59 people mentioned the Prime Rib

CUCINA urbana (CAMP CUCINA @ JULEP on Hancock)

$$$$·Italian·
Banker's Hill
5,431 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
The outdoor popup they have going on is great! The menu is smaller compared to the main restaurant, but most of the favourites are still there, and food quality is not compromised Read more
96% recommended
Best Service in San Diego
154 people mentioned the Squash Blossom

Black Angus Steakhouse - Escondido

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Escondido
884 reviews
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Always good food service as well and deserts are fantastic they have a great selection you can always find something you like and also very important to have what kids like
86% recommended
51 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Del Mar
2,181 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
16th birthday celebration
96% recommended
Special Occasion in San Diego
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Waterbar San Diego

$$$$·Seafood·
Pacific Beach
88 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
We spent the afternoon. The view is beautiful and the bartender was great. Dinner later was fantastic. I recommend the mussels!!!
100% recommended
3 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Davanti Enoteca - Little Italy

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
928 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Delicious happy hour and great service.
93% recommended
32 people mentioned the Focaccia
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Fleming's Steakhouse - La Jolla

$$$$·Steak·
University City/Golden Triangle
1,535 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
We dined outside, warm night, service and food awesome, (dry aged ribeye to die for). Thanks to Jessica and all the staff for making our anniversary great!
Special Occasion in San Diego
48 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Pacifica Del Mar

$$$$·Seafood·
Del Mar
3,599 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Came here on Thursday to have their sugar spiced salmon and take advantage of their 1/2 bottles of wine night. Everything was wonderful, the food, the wine and the service. PacifRead more
93% recommended
42 people mentioned the Calamari
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Top of the Market - San Diego

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,872 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Romantic
Had dinner with a friend and ate at the counter near the grill. Always a great treat to see how your food is actually prepared. Austin was running the grill and served us up soRead more
87% recommended
40 people mentioned the Cioppino
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Eddie V's - Seaport District

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,282 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Not a large outdoor area, but generally very nice depending on where you’re seated. Food is always outstanding here.
92% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
71 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Cucina Enoteca - Del Mar

$$$$·Italian·
Del Mar
2,030 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
outdoor dining is so beautiful! Recommend the pastas family style and the crudo.
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in North San Diego
74 people mentioned the Squash Blossom

Sally's Fish House & Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,531 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Very good service. Very attentive.
90% recommended
29 people mentioned the Paella
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Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Temecula
976 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
In consideration of the Covid 19 restrictions it was a very pleasant experience. Good food, good drinks.
90% recommended
Great for Lunch in San Diego
22 people mentioned the Lobster Mac Cheese
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Jake's Del Mar

$$$$·American·
Del Mar
7,128 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Longtime fan of Jake’s and it never disappoints. Obviously under COVID the dynamics change, however we were inside, appropriately distanced and had zero concerns. I thought the menRead more
96% recommended
Scenic View in San Diego
332 people mentioned the Hula Pie
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Vittorio's Italian Restaurant- San Diego

$$$$·Italian·
Carmel Valley
264 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
I will return. Great food. Great service. Relaxing environment.
94% recommended
3 people mentioned the Calamari

Rustic Root

$$$$·Contemporary American·
San Diego
1,047 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Fabulous, creative breakfast. Prompt service. Accommodated special orders. Beware the hot sauce!
87% recommended
19 people mentioned the Firecracker Shrimp
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Bencotto Italian Kitchen

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
1,921 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Superb in all aspects. It was fun watching our server scrap, mix and toss our lamb bolognese inside a hollowed out 60-pound cheese. Delicious! Service was excellent.
88% recommended
48 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Born & Raised

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Little Italy
2,276 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great rooftop table, excellent wait staff ! Main waiter was excellent
94% recommended
Steakhouse in San Diego
29 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Farmer's Bottega Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Mission Hills
855 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Fantastic meal and service! Lovely outdoor eating area with heaters. The food was amazing!
93% recommended
American in San Diego
29 people mentioned the Short Rib

de Medici Cucina Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,199 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We enjoyed our dinner at DeMedici very much and they were adhearing to all Covid regulations. They have a happy hour now and we also took advantage of it. The food was very good Read more
84% recommended
22 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Vigilucci's Cucina Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Carlsbad
1,489 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
Service was phenomenal & the environment was perfect. Would definitely go again when I find myself in the area
92% recommended
Italian in North San Diego
17 people mentioned the Calamari

Campfire

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Carlsbad
2,408 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great flavors...original combinations and delicious!
96% recommended
Contemporary American in San Diego
26 people mentioned the Whole Fish
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Antica Trattoria

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
La Mesa
1,290 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
We miss the rich-fullness that was there prior to COVID. Great food always and a place we often go.
96% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in San Diego
20 people mentioned the Calamari

Morton's The Steakhouse - San Diego

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,297 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food and service was amazing!
99% recommended
Special Occasion in San Diego
66 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Cloak + Petal

$$$$·Japanese Speciality·
Little Italy
536 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Special Occasion
Excellent experience!
84% recommended
21 people mentioned the Cherry Blossom
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Brigantine Coronado

$$$$·Seafood·
Coronado
1,895 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great food, great service, priced out very reasonable.
92% recommended
25 people mentioned the Mud Pie

Ruth's Chris Steak House - San Diego

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
3,065 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Scenic View
Food and service was amazing. Highly recommend this spot
90% recommended
Steakhouse in San Diego
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Fleming's Steakhouse - San Diego

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,574 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Excellent food and service. Big portions of delicious food and friendly service make for a great outing.
92% recommended
Special Occasion in San Diego
67 people mentioned the Prime Rib

SEA180 Coastal Tavern

$$$$·Seafood·
Imperial Beach
1,787 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Date night special was delicious and wine was good. Service excellent and the sunset splendid! In the past when we have come here for my birthday, the occasion is acknowledged, buRead more
89% recommended
30 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Cusp Dining & Drinks

$$$$·Californian·
La Jolla
706 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great spot and ambience. Very limited menu though and no side anything with dishes, not even bread. We were all still hungry after eating there. They were out of some stuff also, lRead more
96% recommended
13 people mentioned the Fritters
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Del Mar Rendezvous

$$$$·Chinese·
Del Mar
1,008 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Our food and service (Angelica) were excellent. Highly recommend.
91% recommended
36 people mentioned the Walnut Shrimp
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Brigantine Del Mar

$$$$·Seafood·
Del Mar
1,921 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
So appreciate the table on patio deck as requested. Service was excellent, good care of seniors!
91% recommended
30 people mentioned the Mud Pie
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Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station

$$$$·Bistro·
Point Loma
1,001 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Great Beer
Enjoyed it, really nice place. Staff are great as well as food.
90% recommended
Most Booked in San Diego
9 people mentioned the Duck Tacos

Piazza 1909

$$$$·Italian·
La Jolla
387 reviews
Meeting with friends
8 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Gyu-Kaku - San Diego, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Scripps Ranch
990 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
Ready for these pandemic related restrictions to end but nevertheless the food was amazing and service was phenomenal. Can’t wait to go back without the restrictions.
94% recommended
23 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Humphreys SoCal Dining and Music

$$$$·American·
Point Loma
1,619 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Went for my birthday with husband and daughter. Food was great, service was great, will definitely be back!
100% recommended
41 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Piatti - La Jolla

$$$$·Italian·
La Jolla
3,768 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Superb! Delicious salmon. Excellent Italian wine. Lovely evening. Many thanks.
99% recommended
85 people mentioned the Dipping Sauce
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Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub

$$$$·Sushi·
Oceanside
723 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
we had the 6 course omakase meal and it was amazing
94% recommended
Healthy in San Diego
21 people mentioned the Omakase
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Sheerwater Restaurant at the Hotel Del Coronado

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Coronado
2,658 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
beautiful views, great service, delicious food. A bit pricey, especially for a so so cup of coffee for $6.
Great for Brunch in San Diego
55 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet
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The Fishery

$$$$·Seafood·
Pacific Beach
1,493 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
The food was delicious... every mouth watering bite! The atmosphere was great and so was the service. A definite new favorite of mine!
95% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
68 people mentioned the Fresh Fish

Anthony's Fish Grotto - La Mesa

$$$$·Seafood·
La Mesa
1,101 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
The service and food were both very good. My Catfish was perfect.
86% recommended
16 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Larsen's Steakhouse - La Jolla

$$$$·Steakhouse·
La Jolla
585 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great evening with our friends who were visiting from out of town. Allison our server suggested excellent choices on the menu and was delicious! Customer service is always on pointRead more
Special Occasion in San Diego
8 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

AR Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
La Jolla
1,285 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Amazing place to eat with an amazing menu. One of San Diego's finest restaurants.
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in San Diego
15 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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West Steak and Seafood

$$$$·Steak·
Carlsbad
2,282 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
My wife and I had an amazing time. The restaurant was packed even with the coronavirus. The service and the food was excellent. Waiters and staff was excellent.
93% recommended
49 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Pueblo

$$$$·Mexican·
San Diego
327 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
The chips were the only thing keeping our meal from being a 5-star. They were overcooked (making the thickness of the chips even harder to bite however, the salsa was quite goodRead more
83% recommended
8 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Brigantine Escondido

$$$$·Seafood·
Escondido
1,212 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Trying to support our local restaurants who are attempting to be creative and resilient in these hard times. Indoor dining is now closed down again . . . patio dining is fine butRead more
92% recommended
Great for Lunch in North San Diego
50 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Red Tracton's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Del Mar
1,141 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Bar Seating
This place is fantastic! A must visit if you’re in Solana Beach.
Late Night Find in San Diego
148 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Oceanaire Seafood Room - San Diego - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
4,232 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Prices have gone up due to COVID but still delicious food.
82% recommended
154 people mentioned the Baked Alaska
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Black Angus Steakhouse - San Diego Friars Rd. - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Grantville
1,300 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Black Angus is always a good place for lunch or dinner. Service is good and the setting relaxed. It would be nice if they could lower their sodium content across their menu. On theRead more
93% recommended
70 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Seasons 52 San Diego - Seaport District

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,872 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Seasonal
Very good food with great service. Seasons 52 has been impacted by the cancellation of conventions . This is a great place for lunch downtown.
90% recommended
23 people mentioned the Flat Bread
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Salvatore's Cucina Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Gaslamp
821 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
We went to Salvatores to celebrate my granddaughters 18 birthday and everything could not have been more perfect, from the incredibly delicious dinner to the ambiance to the staff Read more
90% recommended
14 people mentioned the Osso Bucco
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Indigo Grill - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Latin American·
Little Italy
2,974 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
I would recommend this restaurant but it has now closed.
68 people mentioned the Corn Pudding
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Donovan's - La Jolla - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Steak·
La Jolla
4,147 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our server, Jillian, was amazing! She was very friendly and accommodating to my family! This was a family birthday dinner and Donovan’s made it very special! We had a spectacular vRead more
95% recommended
106 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Prepkitchen - La Jolla - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
La Jolla
463 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Really lovely outdoor seating area. The food was excellent. Great place to have dinner before seeing a show at The Comedy Store.
13 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates
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Prepkitchen - Del Mar - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
Del Mar
734 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
This is my first time dining here and I ordered the Short Rib Hash and was fantastic. Our server, Tori, is amazing and I love the ambiance and location.
83% recommended
14 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates
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