East County Restaurants
Can you imagine a restaurant in La Mesa in East County having its own private lake. Yes, it’s true. Plus, it has been a local favorite since the day it opened over 50 years ago. With so much success it should come at no surprise that it has been Voted San Diego’s Best Seafood Restaurant… (read more)
Winner of the San Diego Restaurant Association’s 2008, 2009 Gold Medallion Award for “Best Casino.” This impressive 300,000-sq. ft. casino features 2,000 slot and video poker machines and 70 table games including blackjack, Pai Gow poker, three card poker and Let it Ride. Stay at their elegant hotel and dine at their Barona Oaks Steakhouse.… (read more)
Serving home-style food since 1979, the Broken Yolk Café is a favorite among local San Diegans and hungry visitors alike. With a strong dedication to good food and equally good service, the Broken Yolk has built a reputation for its large menu, ample portions and freshly-made flavor. Real shredded hash browns – not dehydrated potatoes.… (read more)
Celebrating their 40th anniversary, Casa de Pico Mexican Restaurant is home to their world-famous bird-bath sized margaritas. It is undoubtedly the most colorful and enjoyable Mexican restaurants in San Diego County. They were previously located in Old Town’s Bazaar del Mundo for 35 years. Now, by popular demand, it has been relocated to La Mesa.… (read more)
Country cookin’ at its old-fashioned best is what you can expect when you dine at this outstanding breakfast and lunch only restaurant. Yes, they’re famous for fabulous-tasting strawberry country waffles, but they’ve also made a name for themselves with their country omelets, flapjacks, Swedish crêpes, French toast, country lunches, sandwiches and country fresh salads. And… (read more)
Hacienda Casa Blanca is El Cajon’s newly renovated hot spot. Delicious food, paired with authentic Mexican decor blend together to immerse you in culture, making your dining experience an event.
Hacienda is a great place to dine with family, friends, or that special someone. Their amazing weekend brunches are a must try and have been… (read more)
Jeremy’s on the Hill is located in Wynola, which is just west of Julian, on Hwy 78. Romantic live piano music is performed Friday and Saturday evenings. Destined for greatness is young, talented San Francisco trained Cordon Bleu Chef Jeremy Manley.
He was raised in Julian and has been preparing food since the tender age… (read more)
Marieta’s Mexican Restaurant is a well-established East County favorite with a loyal following of happy diners, who visit their three locations so often that customers are often greeted by their first name. The great appeal of dining here is of course the delicious authentic south-of-the-border cuisine and the equally authentic atmosphere including their friendly waiters… (read more)
Nicolosi’s offers the best tasting family style Italian food in San Diego and being in business for 58 years is a great testimonial as to how popular they are.
Ask anyone and they will tell you that this family owned San Diego favorite has been serving the best-tasting lasagna, ravioli, eggplant, macaroni and cheese, chicken… (read more)
Oggi’s was created by two brothers, George and John Hadjis, who began serving up their own pizzeria experience in August of 1991. After more than 20 combined years working in the technology industry George and John opened their first restaurant in Del Mar, California. Throughout the years, the restaurant concept evolved from a pizzeria style… (read more)
Paipa’s Oasis Buffet, inside Sycuan Casino at 5469 Casino Wy., El Cajon (619-445-6002). Open Mon.–Thurs., 4 p.m.–9:30 p.m.; Fri. till 10 p.m.; Sat. 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m.; and Sun. till 9:30 p.m. The Paipa’s Oasis Buffet features an incredible variety of delicious entrées at their all-you-can-eat buffet for only ($20.95).
Choose from a wide variety of… (read more)
Since its opening day in 1966, Anthony’s Star of the Sea reigned as the ultimate choice for fine dining in San Diego. With its unique location, perched over the sparkling waters of San Diego Bay, the Star of the Sea was the premier destination for presidents and prom dates alike. If you had something special… (read more)
Wachena Restaurant & Gaming Lounge inside Sycuan Casino is a winner! It offers the best value for the best price. The décor is modern and fresh, and guests have the option of dining in either a smoking or nonsmoking section. Add impressive and eclectic menu selections, wine and cocktails, and attentive service, and you will… (read more)