Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant

4.5
1524 Reviews
$30 and under
Californian
A San Diego Dining Experience to Savor

Inspired by the olive trees, gardens and villas that overlook our 18 hole golf course, making The" Veranda" a place one simply has to experience.

Fresh and modern, Veranda's new menu features California contemporary cuisine. Each dish is carefully constructed by a team of chefs using locally-sourced ingredients and freshly grown herbs from our own garden.

Veranda is the perfect place to meet and enjoy a snack, meal or libation. Dine under the stars or gather around the fire with a cocktail or local craft beer. You're sure to have an experience to savor.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1524 people are saying
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food and atmosphere. We were celebrating birthdays and anniversary. We are at the Veranda three times because it was delicious. The Brussels sprouts were amazing! They made me a great Old Fashioned as well. We will definitely be back and can’t wait to have another threat experience.

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richardr
Orange County
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

this was our 1st time at veranda and it was so lovely. the ambience just beautiful, the food was very good. Our waitress provided good service but had no personality. we would definitely return

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Quizie
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food2service2ambience4

Our dining at The Veranda was a bit disappointing. The menu provided a limited selection
and once delivered to our table my selection was good, but my husbands order was awful.
He ordered waffles & chicken . . . The waffles looked like they had been made earlier and the chicken was stiff, very dry and tasteless.

Our waitress was nice but took forever to bring things like creamer, salt/pepper & napkins to our table. We just didn’t wait and stared to eat our meals…then to taste the below average Chicken & Waffles.

Never again….

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Joanna
Phoenix
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience4

The party near us was seated after us, ordered after us and were served before us. All we ordered was simple over priced breakfast food (traditional 2 egg breakfast was $18) and we waited over 30 minutes to get our food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good happy hour. Loved the Brussels Sprouts.

JL
JudiL
San Diego
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, it was lovely. The staff even moved the umbrella around to keep us shaded.

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ShellieG
San Diego
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Please stop giving plastic water bottles unless requested & STOP charging surcharge!

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RuthT
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting with views of the golf course. Limited menu. Good food but expensive. But it is the Rancho Bernardo Inn afterall. Good for a special occasion.

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Jetclaus
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Just some in my party commented about underwhelming live music. We appreciate live musicians and supporting the industry. Just wasn’t over the top touch
Thank you

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TEDM
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food1service2ambience5

Burger was over cooked even after ordering it Medium Rare! French fries were like you'd get at a fast food restaurant! One of the Salads had lettuce that was actually warm! The Caesar Salad was fine & the dressing was good! Nice location to sit outside & the music was enjoyable! I've come here for years & was even a member at the golf club here but they need to do a better job with better food! Also the service was not up to par! Had to ask 2 or 3 times to finally get what we needed.

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JackW
Orange County
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ahi sandwich was the best that I ever had. Service was excellent.

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Deborahb
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went during happy hour. Excellent food and service and beautiful outdoor area

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ElizabethN
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

It was hot outside where we were seated, not much breeze. We arrived for lunch at 11:30am and we weren't finished till after 1pm. Very slow service. Food tasted great.

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DIANEB
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bob our waiter was absolutely amazing!!! Very professional, friendly and attentive but not bothersome. Made the entire experience wonderful!

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DarleneH
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite outdoor venue! Great food and service.

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girlztrip
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Menu uninspired. Limited. Overpriced. Staff good, but understaffed.

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VickiM
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Nice restaurant, food was good but need more servers. The waiter was extremely busy and could use some more help. Hopefully more workers will return.
Definitely need reservations especially on the weekend.
The rib eye steak was outstanding!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Food was okay. My salad was not very fresh…

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vipJohnB
San Diego
21 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed our lunch at Veranda Fireside Lounge! Great service, excellent food, and a nice view of the golf course. Always a treat to visit.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another amazing dinner at The Veranda!

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HelenK
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat on the umbrella covered patio and enjoyed the fresh air. It is located next to the golf course so a relaxing feel. It was a bit pricey but it was to be expected. The food and drinks were worth it. Enjoy!

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PamK
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Hostess was unfriendly, rushed and rather rude. Service was good but not great. Food was barely warm and mediocre. This was supposed to be a special occasion, but other than the fabulous location and view, it was sadly not wonderful.

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vipDebraT
San Diego
19 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful outside seating overlooking a beautiful golf course.

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vipStacey
Nashville
31 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was good great atmosphere and good service, however, I thought the prices were somewhat inflated. It was $12 to add three shrimp to my pasta dish and and $12 for 3 shrimp for my friend’s salad. They also charged an additional $4.75 surcharge as well for coVid practices. So for two entrées and two glasses of wine after taxes surcharge add on charges for the shrimp and tip, our meal was $132! A little excessive, right!?

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ReewaN
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience.
The outdoor setting is really nice with great views.
Service is also great.And food is amazing.
Highly recommend.

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vipLiveslocally
San Diego
34 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chris was awesome! He was responsive and helpful. Great server!

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vipSDdiner
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had such a lovely evening with live music by the fireplace.

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MichaelT
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

I had a reservation and had to keep asking past the time as many others were seated. Both receptionists could be bothered.
Service was terrible and had to ask three time for glasses and drinks which we got after finishing our meal.

RB Inn is a beautiful place and Veranda is a nice spot if you expect NO service.

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AnnS
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful venue, excellent service and the food was amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Celebrated my moms birthday and sat on the patio outside. The environment is always great and the food was very tasty. Drinks were good as well, but a little pricey.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mom was in town so wanted to treat her to a special lunch and the Veranda never disappoints!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food excellent service!

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madelinem
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Resort restaurants are always expensive so I’ll just say I wasn’t disappointed in that area. The patio was lovely and the service was great. The food was tasty. I would definitely eat there again. Wish they offered a smaller breakfast geared to lighter eaters. Thanks

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lovebirds
San Diego
34 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Our party of four had a very pleasant dining experience and were amazed how quickly our dinner entrees arrived (less than 10 minutes from the time we ordered). It would be nice if the restaurant added a few more items to the starter and entree menus as both seemed a bit sparse. Otherwise, the food was tasty and the wait staff were very attentive.

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vipastaandnikki
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience5

The patio was pleasant, we had a very good server & the food was good. However, the prices have gone way up! No bread was served for those of us who had main salads. Ice tea was $4 each!! We ordered 2 desserts. Each was so small with only 3-4 bites from each dessert & each dessert was $12–really!!—wow!! We have other places to dine & too bad. We used to enjoy lunch on the Veranda patio at the RB Inn 6 -8 times a year—no more.

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KimB
Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible service, beautiful outdoor setting, food was delicious- enjoyed happy hour and live music!

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JulieM
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the entire experience! Just getting out and about since covid and I was thrilled to find the venue looking so lovely and the team welcoming! Special thanks to our server Tavia for making our special day out even more special! Excellent job Tavia! Thank you!

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JenniferR
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food2service5ambience5

I used to love this restaurant and have always had good food. I was in town for a conference and was very surprised that both my meals were overcooked. Med rare burger was completely grey. The Salmon was crispy and cooked very dry. Brussels sprouts were amazing. So delicious I ordered them Friday and Saturday.
I know they were busy and maybe not used to being that busy. But gosh whoever is checking the food before it goes out the door should not have let those 2 meals go out. Had we not been busy ourselves, I would have sent them back. Someone else at the tabel had a perfectly cooked salmon, ditto for the burger at the sportsbar.
I'm still going to be back because the service is amazing and hopefully the food issue was just a busy night and a new cook.

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vipCathie
San Diego
213 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We were seated right next to a cozy fire pt! It was fantastic! The food was delicious, the cocktails amazing and the live music was such a treat. We'll be back!

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Rbmom
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from everyone. Had a wonderful time.

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Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 1524 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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