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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 - La Jolla, Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Diego
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Steak, Brazilian Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Coronado, La Jolla, Downtown / Gaslamp
For 2 people today
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Date
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Time
7:00 PM

Peohe's - Coronado Waterfront Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Coronado
4,991 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
The ambiance is outstanding with a lovely view of the ferry landing. The food is excellent, the wait staff competent and considerate and it's a lovely place to have a leisurely luRead more
89% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in San Diego
134 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Red O - La Jolla

$$$$·Steak·
La Jolla
753 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
This was one of the best dining experiences we had in a very long time, the food, the service, the atmosphere all of it was great
83% recommended
17 people mentioned the Chile Relleno
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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Diego

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,826 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
I’ve been here many times. This time I brought my boyfriend for his birthday and he loved it! Always great service and great food! I love this place and highly recommend.
81% recommended
Most Booked in San Diego
159 people mentioned the Chao

Bertrand at Mister A's

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Downtown / Gaslamp
5,159 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Such a great dinner, delicious food and a beautiful view!
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in San Diego
59 people mentioned the Short Rib

Oceanaire Seafood Room - San Diego

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
4,073 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
My Sisters, and I had the most amazing time in the BEAUTIFUL, and Outstanding Restaurant!!!! Thank you!
89% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
154 people mentioned the Baked Alaska

Il Fornaio - Coronado

$$$$·Italian·
Coronado
3,888 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
Great food
89% recommended
32 people mentioned the Calamari

94th Aero Squadron - San Diego

$$$$·American·
Kearny Mesa
2,518 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Charming restaurant where the mood is set on arrival by the music playing at the entrance. The hostess was very welcoming and even stopped by to check on us during the meal. Our seRead more
83% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Diego
157 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Water Grill - San Diego

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,101 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
I cant wait to go back!! Amazing food and amazing service!
90% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
36 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Great Maple San Diego

$$$$·American·
Hillcrest
2,327 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
A girl friend and I met up around 930 with our babies and the place was very friendly and accommodating! Great food, great ambience, multiple people had their babies with them as iRead more
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Diego
140 people mentioned the Maple Bacon Donut

Pacific Coast Grill - Cardiff

$$$$·Seafood·
Cardiff By The Sea
3,314 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We had a wonderful dinner! We never made it past the list of great appetizers the restaurant has, webwill save the entrees for a future visit!😉
95% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
204 people mentioned the Pacific Coast

Black Angus Steakhouse - Chula Vista

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chula Vista / Bonita
840 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
The service is always great!!!!!! We love coming here
90% recommended
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Il Fornaio - Del Mar

$$$$·Italian·
Del Mar
1,682 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
The food is reliably very good here. The seafood is nice and fresh. The pasta is terrific. Salads are nice. Drinks are very good. Every time I go to this restaurant, I wonder why IRead more
88% recommended
27 people mentioned the Calamari

Benihana - San Diego

$$$$·Japanese·
Mission Valley
3,597 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
Great staff ,excellent service ,food was excellent, And I know is a busy restaurant but I think that will be a good idea to clean up each table after service cuz as you walk in yoRead more
92% recommended
Most Booked in San Diego
28 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Parc Bistro-Brasserie

$$$$·French·
Banker's Hill
717 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
This was a fun place to have food prior to the event later on in the night.
88% recommended
French in San Diego
12 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin

Carvers Steaks & Chops

$$$$·Steak·
Poway / Rancho Bernardo
1,069 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
My husband and I were in town celebrating our Anniversary. The food was delicious. The atmosphere was great and so was the team member, Ashley who assisted us for the evening.
96% recommended
Best Value in North San Diego
118 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Black Angus Steakhouse - San Diego Friars Rd.

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Grantville
1,198 reviews
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Been going to Black Angus since it opened. Always enjoy the meal. Sorry to hear it will be closing down at this location if lease is not renewed. Do not care for the El Cajon locatRead more
94% recommended
70 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Seasons 52 San Diego - Seaport District

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,767 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
Anniversary
88% recommended
23 people mentioned the Flat Bread

Black Angus Steakhouse - Temecula

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Temecula
788 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
My wife and I had the crab cake + steak special. The crab cake was excellent. The steak was what one would expect from a basic sirloin, but it was perfectly cooked. We dine therRead more
92% recommended
Most Booked in Temecula / Wine County
63 people mentioned the Prime Rib

333 Pacific - Steaks & Seafood

$$$$·Steak·
Oceanside
3,922 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
Took my wife to 333 for her birthday for the third year in a row. It’s one of our favorite restaurants in the San Diego area. The martinis are unique and always great - key lime pRead more
87% recommended
Scenic View in North San Diego
109 people mentioned the Calamari

The Fish Market - San Diego

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,092 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Casual
My two girl friends and I celebrated one of the girls 70th birthday with a wonderful dinner at the fish Market. The service was awesome and we plan to return.
90% recommended
Most Booked in San Diego
52 people mentioned the Fresh Fish

Brigantine Poway

$$$$·Seafood·
Poway / Rancho Bernardo
749 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
We had a great experience. Our server Taylor made our dinner most enjoyable. Food was great too
86% recommended
21 people mentioned the Mud Pie

Coasterra

$$$$·Regional Mexican·
Harbor Island
3,409 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Beautiful location, fun interesting delicious food and the service was amazing!
88% recommended
Most Booked in San Diego
86 people mentioned the Carne Asada

Vintana Wine & Dine

$$$$·Californian·
Escondido
5,087 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
We love Vintana for our monthly ladies lunch. The salmon is perfect!
91% recommended
Romantic in North San Diego
146 people mentioned the Popovers

Civico 1845

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
1,087 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Vegan
The vegan options here are wonderful! It’s a great place for date night or a night out with friends.
87% recommended
Healthy in San Diego
30 people mentioned the Calamari

Seasons 52 - San Diego - UTC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
University City/Golden Triangle
3,388 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Busy Friday nite crowd, OpenTable reservation was a must to make the LJ Playhouse curtain time. Front door valet partially validated by Season 52. Excellent 3 course dinner optionRead more
97% recommended
Contemporary American in San Diego
57 people mentioned the Flat Bread

Juniper & Ivy

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Little Italy
4,623 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Awesome! Great anniversary dinner. The service was excellent and they went above and beyond to make the evening memorable.
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in San Diego
102 people mentioned the Yellowtail

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens

$$$$·Organic·
Escondido
3,682 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
We made a reservation and were promptly seated, loved the beer selection and the chocolate brownie is the bomb!
94% recommended
Kid Friendly in North San Diego
81 people mentioned the Duck Tacos

Black and Blue Steakhouse and Lounge - Valley View Casino

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Valley Center
1,171 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The food & service was excellent, can't wait to go again. Thank you for all the attention to detail.
100% recommended
Best Overall in San Diego
35 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Salvatore's Cucina Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Gaslamp
784 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Great food and service. Looking forward to returning
97% recommended
Romantic in San Diego
14 people mentioned the Osso Bucco

Farmer's Table - La Mesa

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
La Mesa
995 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Always love this place!
86% recommended
Healthy in San Diego
34 people mentioned the Short Rib

California Modern - George's at the Cove

$$$$·Californian·
La Jolla
2,091 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Beautiful location! The restaurant was beautiful, food superb, and the service was the best. It was pricey but worth every penny!
89% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in San Diego
31 people mentioned the Yellowtail

King's Fish House - Carlsbad

$$$$·Seafood·
Carlsbad
970 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
I'm so stoked King's remodeled...the food has always been stellar, but now the ambiance makes this restaurant a go-to stand-out. Much needed in South Carlsbad!
91% recommended
14 people mentioned the Fresh Fish

Lionfish Restaurant at The Pendry Hotel

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
703 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
great menu, excellent mix of Spanish style tapas and Japanese sushi... service was attentive, waiter recommendations were spot on...
94% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
16 people mentioned the Rock Shrimp

Madison

$$$$·Modern European·
University Heights
869 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Neighborhood Gem
We enjoyed the dining experience The food was the best we have ever tasted! Loved the experience Will certainly be back
100% recommended
20 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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BO-beau kitchen + cache

$$$$·French American·
Hillcrest
415 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
Great availability for large groups for Sunday Brunch
100% recommended
11 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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OSETRA Seafood & Steaks

$$$$·Californian·
Downtown / Gaslamp
875 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Moms 60th Birthday
89% recommended
Californian in San Diego
28 people mentioned the Mahi Mahi

Eddie V's - La Jolla

$$$$·Seafood·
La Jolla
3,020 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
The food and service here are fantastic every single time! And you cannot beat the view!!!
88% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
82 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Greystone Prime Steakhouse & Seafood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,080 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great place for a date night. Food was slightly salty but overall delicious. Loved the Greystone Martini! Would definitely go again.
46 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef

Solare Ristorante Lounge

$$$$·Italian·
Point Loma
1,236 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Authentic
Loved it! Fantastic vibe and excellent food.
83% recommended
Notable Wine List in San Diego
14 people mentioned the Cioppino
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Tom Hams Lighthouse

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
3,724 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Great atmosphere. Great view and great food!!!!!!!!!!
93% recommended
Most Booked in San Diego
67 people mentioned the Paella

Roy's San Diego Waterfront

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,547 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Fantastic dining experience on the marina. Food was top rate--the steak and lobster were absolutely perfect, and the scalloped potatoes were the best we have ever had. Our server wRead more
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in San Diego
96 people mentioned the Butter Fish

Barbusa

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
1,537 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Hot Spot
  • Authentic
Best meal we’d had in a while! They have an incredible happy hour! We wanted to order everything on the list and everything that we did order was delicious. Service was excellent aRead more
85% recommended
30 people mentioned the Squash Blossom

264 Fresco

$$$$·Italian·
Carlsbad
1,097 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Delicious food and amazing service, love that they identify what items are gluten free as I'm extremely allergic and usually don't get to eat out. They made my birthday really specRead more
91% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Baci Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Old Town
1,119 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We enjoyed a wonderful anniversary dinner in an intimate corner with impeccable service, fabulous food, delicious cocktails and wines, and even a surprise dessert encircled with a Read more
95% recommended
Best Overall in San Diego
25 people mentioned the Veal Chop

The Barrel Room

$$$$·American·
Poway / Rancho Bernardo
322 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
Great food, wife truly enjoyed her Birthday dinner and wine. Thanks.
98% recommended
Notable Wine List in San Diego
7 people mentioned the Jambalaya

Black Angus Steakhouse - El Cajon

$$$$·Steakhouse·
El Cajon / Lakeside
964 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great service from a gentleman named colin outstanding made our experience alot better
88% recommended
Great for Lunch in East County
51 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Encinitas
633 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
The appetizer salad with the mozerela cheese ball is the best, and so was the fried calamari! For entries, we enjoyed the lasagna, pizza and creme brulee for desert. Paired with Read more
84% recommended
14 people mentioned the Calamari

The Patio on Goldfinch

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Mission Hills
1,054 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
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
100% recommended
16 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Shores Restaurant - La Jolla Shores Hotel

$$$$·American·
La Jolla
1,391 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
We went to The Shores after my son's graduation from Marine boot camp and cannot say enough about the service, food and ambiance. The manager, a former Marine, went above and beyoRead more
Scenic View in San Diego
17 people mentioned the Butter Fish

Brigantine La Mesa

$$$$·Seafood·
La Mesa
2,125 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great experience. Candy was an excellent waiter. The menu has great variety and the food is delicious. The Brigantine in La Mesa provides a great dining experience with local conveRead more
99% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
59 people mentioned the Prime Rib

CUCINA urbana

$$$$·Italian·
Banker's Hill
5,127 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
The food here is fabulous...wine list very extensive with a lot of selections from countries not often found in a lot if better wine lists and the service is attentive and good. TRead more
95% recommended
Italian in San Diego
154 people mentioned the Squash Blossom

Black Angus Steakhouse - Escondido

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Escondido
797 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
My husband and I enjoyed going there for our date night. It’s quiet and has great food.
88% recommended
51 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Del Mar
1,967 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Good food, Good Service
93% recommended
Steakhouse in North San Diego
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Waterbar San Diego

$$$$·Seafood·
Pacific Beach
75 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Bar Seating
Food was good nothing special, bit pricey for what we had.
Hot Spot in San Diego
3 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Davanti Enoteca - Little Italy

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
721 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Had an excellent experience. Focaccia and polenta are a must!! Dustin, our server, was AMAZING!!!! We will he going back for sure.
32 people mentioned the Focaccia

Indigo Grill

$$$$·Latin American·
Little Italy
2,905 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Absolutely great! The food was so amazing & nicely presented. Everything was so flavorful without being over done. Loved the Butternut Squash Soup and the blueberry sauce on the chRead more
83% recommended
68 people mentioned the Corn Pudding

Fleming's Steakhouse - La Jolla

$$$$·Steak·
University City/Golden Triangle
1,420 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Too notch experience, as always.
96% recommended
Romantic in San Diego
48 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Pacifica Del Mar

$$$$·Seafood·
Del Mar
3,267 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Location is excellent and accessible. We had a wonderful window seat that provided a view of the ocean and sunset. But above all, the service was impeccable; presentation picturesqRead more
97% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
42 people mentioned the Calamari

Top of the Market - San Diego

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,735 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Amazing, fresh seafood. Beautiful atmosphere and view! Wonderful!!
90% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
40 people mentioned the Cioppino

Eddie V's - Seaport District

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,990 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always the best bartenders.
93% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
71 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Cucina Enoteca - Del Mar

$$$$·Italian·
Del Mar
1,792 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Creative Cuisine
One of my favorite restaurants in North County. Consistently fresh and delicious. We had fried squash blossoms, beet+stone fruit salad, pepperoni pizza, and the creste/seafood pRead more
95% recommended
Italian in North San Diego
74 people mentioned the Squash Blossom

Sally's Fish House & Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,462 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Amazing dinner. Ambiance was wonderful, sitting outside. Amanda was such a great server, thank you for making us feel so special.
88% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
29 people mentioned the Paella
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Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Temecula
908 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Had a great lunch to celebrate our 11th Anniversary at the same place we were married
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
6,427 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
The food, service, and ambiance were fantastic! Great to enjoy brunch with friends while taking in the beauty of the Pacific Ocean! I cannot recommend it more highly!
92% recommended
Most Booked in San Diego
332 people mentioned the Hula Pie

Vittorio's Italian Restaurant- San Diego

$$$$·Italian·
Carmel Valley
220 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
A solid neighborhood restaurant.
100% recommended
Best Value in San Diego
3 people mentioned the Calamari

Rustic Root

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Gaslamp
970 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
The service there is amazing. The waiters and even the managers on duty are very detailed and look at everything. They kept checking on us making sure everything was good. The foodRead more
92% recommended
Contemporary American in San Diego
19 people mentioned the Firecracker Shrimp

Bencotto Italian Kitchen

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
1,661 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
Always a great experience at Bencotto! Service is great and the food is delicious. Fried squash blossoms and prosciutto with gnocco fritto appetizers were yummy. Gnocchi with braisRead more
84% recommended
48 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Born & Raised

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Little Italy
1,780 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Went for my birthday. Almost every wait staff wished me a happy birthday and I got a lovely macaroon at the end of our meal. I was nervous sitting upstairs in the outside seating bRead more
92% recommended
Steakhouse in San Diego
29 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Farmer's Bottega Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Mission Hills
715 reviews
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients
  • Neighborhood Gem
Such great food and service! So glad we went here for dinner tonight!!
89% recommended
Fit for Foodies in San Diego
29 people mentioned the Short Rib

de Medici Cucina Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,094 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
The food was fabulous. I always get the veal chop. The other guests raves about the sea bass, the spaghetti and meatballs as well as the thinly pounded veal chop served parmigianRead more
88% recommended
22 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Donovan's - La Jolla

$$$$·Steak·
La Jolla
4,095 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
Birthday/anniversary Best lemon drop in San Diego, service and food unbeatable, our favorite place for special occasions
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in San Diego
106 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Vigilucci's Cucina Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Carlsbad
1,259 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Fabulous birthday dinner! We brought a special cab signed by our good friend (winery owner who is now deceased) and our waiter waived the corkage fee as a birthday gift. Nice cardRead more
90% recommended
17 people mentioned the Calamari

Campfire

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Carlsbad
1,903 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Have to admit that my husband was a little concerned before we went to Campfire, based on the minimalist nature of the way the lunch menu is written and designed. His concern that Read more
93% recommended
Contemporary American in San Diego
26 people mentioned the Whole Fish

Antica Trattoria

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
La Mesa
1,101 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Antica is such a classy little restaurant with excellent cuisine. A nice place for any special occasion or just lunch as we enjoyed yesterday.
95% recommended
Best Overall in East County
20 people mentioned the Calamari

Morton's The Steakhouse - San Diego

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,147 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Pretty expensive but very good. Special occasions only. Would go again
92% recommended
66 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Cloak + Petal

$$$$·Japanese Speciality·
Little Italy
534 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
  • Bar Seating
Excellent experience!
100% recommended
21 people mentioned the Cherry Blossom
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Brigantine Coronado

$$$$·Seafood·
Coronado
1,623 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
My wife and I had the steak special and both steaks were great
88% recommended
25 people mentioned the Mud Pie

Ruth's Chris Steak House - San Diego

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,783 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
I was on a short vacation & we decided to try your restaurant. The food was incredible! I have never had a steak(filet) taste so good! It was amazing. The service was beyond compaRead more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in San Diego
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Fleming's Steakhouse - San Diego

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,454 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We had a great dinner as always!
94% recommended
Steak in San Diego
67 people mentioned the Prime Rib

SEA180 Coastal Tavern

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Imperial Beach
1,359 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great place, awesome service and the food was excellent
90% recommended
30 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Prepkitchen - La Jolla

$$$$·American·
La Jolla
436 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for a Date
Had some family in from out of town and took them here. Fantastic experience. Food was amazing and the vibe was exactly what I was looking for
American in San Diego
13 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates

Cusp Dining & Drinks

$$$$·Californian·
La Jolla
663 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Excellent food. Great service
86% recommended
13 people mentioned the Fritters

Del Mar Rendezvous

$$$$·Chinese·
Del Mar
955 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Great food as always, wonderful service, and amazing view!
93% recommended
Healthy in San Diego
36 people mentioned the Walnut Shrimp

Brigantine Del Mar

$$$$·Seafood·
Del Mar
1,830 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Wonderful evening, love the view at twilight from the deck.
88% recommended
30 people mentioned the Mud Pie

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station

$$$$·Bistro·
Point Loma
626 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fun
A very large place but both the inside and outside areas were cute and cozy. The food and beer was excellent. There's even heaters they will drag to your table if you get cold in tRead more
99% recommended
Outdoor Dining in San Diego
9 people mentioned the Duck Tacos

Piazza 1909

$$$$·Italian·
La Jolla
381 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
This was our second visit to Piazza 1909, and again we loved it. Our first occasion there was Sunday Harp Brunch. The brunch was delicious and the harp was heavenly. On Thursday evRead more
84% recommended
Outdoor Dining in San Diego
8 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Gyu-Kaku - San Diego, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Scripps Ranch
915 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
Seating is tight, would like more room for our party of 6
95% recommended
23 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Humphreys SoCal Dining and Music

$$$$·American·
Point Loma
1,582 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
Overall, it was a wonderful experience at Humphrey's. From the beautiful dining adjacent to the water to the exquisite brunch spread, truely something I would recommend. Our serverRead more
90% recommended
41 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Piatti - La Jolla

$$$$·Italian·
La Jolla
3,526 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very intimate atmosphere; great for a romantic dinner.
96% recommended
Best Value in San Diego
85 people mentioned the Dipping Sauce

Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub

$$$$·Sushi·
Oceanside
592 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Local Ingredients
  • Fit for Foodies
Hands down the best sushi in SoCal! Get the omakaze servings from the sushi chef. This place will be Michelin rated soon!
96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in San Diego
21 people mentioned the Omakase

Sheerwater Restaurant at the Hotel Del Coronado

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Coronado
2,527 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
Great service, beautiful setting.
55 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet

The Fishery

$$$$·Seafood·
Pacific Beach
1,304 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
awesome food, nice ambiance, cool fish statues on the wall!
85% recommended
Seafood in San Diego
68 people mentioned the Fresh Fish

Anthony's Fish Grotto - La Mesa

$$$$·Seafood·
La Mesa
997 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great place for a family dinner. The food is always delicious and the service is outstanding. The view of the pond with the ducks playing in it is also a great view
87% recommended
Best Overall in East County
16 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Larsen's Steakhouse - La Jolla

$$$$·Steakhouse·
La Jolla
428 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great place to celebrate a birthday. Wonderful service.
91% recommended
Special Occasion in San Diego
8 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

AR Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
La Jolla
1,071 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Scenic View
Beautiful lodge and restaurant . The did was very good . Our cocktails were mid-made , after clear requests of our waiter — they were not complicated ones either ... a tall glass fRead more
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in San Diego
15 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche

West Steak and Seafood

$$$$·Steak·
Carlsbad
2,169 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Our server was outstanding. She was very professional
91% recommended
Steak in San Diego
49 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Pueblo

$$$$·Mexican·
San Diego
327 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Great for Brunch
  • Business Meals
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
100% recommended
8 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Prepkitchen - Del Mar

$$$$·American·
Del Mar
699 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Everything was very good- you must try the brussel sprouts as a starter! The bolognese was very good as was Mary's free chicken entree. We are dessert people and I didn't find thRead more
Great for Brunch in North San Diego
14 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates

Brigantine Escondido

$$$$·Seafood·
Escondido
1,147 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
Brigantine gives you a free mud pie and $15 off your meal for your birthday. Sign up today! The food was excellent and the service was great. It is a bit noisy, though..
93% recommended
50 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Red Tracton's

$$$$·Steak·
Del Mar
1,070 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always the best !!! Tracton’s is my go to for steak and cocktails... best salad, great steak, nice people.. Everything on the menu is excellent. Great portions, you will not leave Read more
88% recommended
Steak in North San Diego
148 people mentioned the Prime Rib