La Jolla Restaurants
The mood at Alfonso’s (5)… (read more) is always festive with happy diners. Alfonso is there too, chatting with his guests, catering to special requests. He is a perfect host, always cordial and accommodating. If there is a secret to his success, it has to be in the well -guarded Mexican recipes that have been in his
Family-owned Bite of Boston is two San Diego-based “fast-casual” food establishments – producing a very simple and straight-forward menu of East Coast-style submarine sandwiches, Maine Lobster Rolls, North Atlantic-harvested seafood, fresh cold-cuts, and other accompanying food items to eager consumers throughout Southern California.
Bite of Boston #1 (opened in June 2009) is located in the… (read more)
There is no place on earth quite like the Cliff Hanger Cafe. While having lunch you’ll be able to watch colorful gliders flying effortlessly in the sunny San Diego skies above you. And if you are a tiny bit adventurous, for a mere ($150) you too can enjoy an adventure of a lifetime by taking… (read more)
In one of La Jolla’s most romantic settings, this restaurant overlooks the ocean and the beautiful La Jolla Cove. Romantic sunsets and dramatic views are the order of the day. And the cuisine is just as great. For a really romantic table, ask for table 7 or 20 inside, or table 75, 76 or 77… (read more)
Being in business for 35 years should tell you that El Pescador Fish Market and Restaurant (14) is a definite winner. … (read more)Seafood lovers from the area come here weekly to buy the freshest seafood in town. They also serve fresh fish sautéed or char-grilled that you can eat right there at small tables. They are
Elijah’s Restaurant… (read more) is a local favorite, with two locations to serve you, offers the best-tasting Jewish food at the right prices. Both locations offer quick, friendly service in a comfortable setting with plenty of comfortable booths.
The menu is jammed-packed with mouthwatering selections. Whether you choose blintzes or lox, cream cheese and bagels for breakfast,
Girard Gourmet (10) celebrating 25 years in business as La Jolla’s premier deli, bakery, restaurant & caterer is known worldwide and has been featured in The New York Times… (read more) and Zagat Guide. Plus, they are listed in numerous travel books and were voted “Best deli, best bakery, best catering, best takeout and best sandwich in
Ideally situated in the beachfront village of La Jolla, California, The Grande Colonial Hotel is a 2012 AAA Four Diamond Award winner and a historic beauty that honors its traditions yet offers contemporary amenities and services beyond other La Jolla hotels near San Diego. Built in 1913 as the Colonial Apartment and Hotel, the Grande… (read more)
Having breakfast or lunch at Harry’s has been a La Jolla tradition for the past 48 years. In fact, local and international celebrities and athletes have dined here. Harry’s prides itself in offering the best in home-cooked meals.
Diners enjoy sitting in the comfortable leather booths or at the popular lunch counter. And like any… (read more)
The original Harry’s Bar and American Grill (31) opened in Venice in 1931. It was a hangout of Ernest Hemingway when he was writing Across the River and into the Trees.… (read more) Famous people including kings, queens and royalty have dined at a Harry’s Bar and American Grill—and so should you! This one of San Diego’s
Humphreys Half Moon Inn & Suites is ideally located on Shelter Island, San Diego’s own Hawaiian Isle. This tropical resort-style San Diego hotel, framed by America’s Cup Harbor and the San Diego Bay, offers breathtaking views of the hotel’s private marina and downtown San Diego. Their tranquil setting is just minutes from the airport and… (read more)
Humphrey’s Shelter Island Restaurant (14) is the award winner of the 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010 San Diego Restaurant Association’s Gold Medallion Award for Best Live Music Venue/Restaurant. And when it comes to Sunday brunch, Humphrey’s bay front restaurant is as good as it gets. Humphreys features an unparalleled presentation against the backdrop of beautiful… (read more)
A North County treasure for more than 25 years is Leucadia Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant. As you enter the restaurant the tantalizing aroma of freshly baked garlic bread fills the air, which is a promise of good things to come. They have dozens of delicious pastas and entrées to choose from. These include wonderful-tasting lasagna,… (read more)
Mandarin House (15)… (read more) offers a perfect setting for delicious Chinese cuisine and exceptional service. The inviting dining room offers comfortable seating in big, inviting leather booths, which are perfect for families or a romantic dinner for two.
The extensive menu offers an impressive selection of chicken, beef, pork, duck and seafood dishes. They also have
An ongoing commitment to innovative cuisine using only the freshest local produce makes NINE-TEN a must visit for culinary aficionados. This intimate restaurant, led by award-winning chef Jason Knibb (a 2010 Rising Star Chef winner) and pastry chef Jack Fisher (San Diego’s 2010 Best Chocolatier), offers the perfect combination of sophistication and casual elegance and… (read more)
Piatti is nestled in the unique La Jolla Shores neighborhood with an inviting and comfortable atmosphere. Their light and airy interior décor features an exhibition kitchen and full service bar. Outside, they offer two tree-covered patios – perfect for a private event or al fresco dining. Piatti’s Executive Chef, Pepe Ccapatinta, has developed their menu… (read more)
Once you dine at a Red Robin Restaurant you’ll know that every other hamburger restaurant is a wannabe compared to a world famous Red Robin Gourmet Hamburger Restaurant. This legend in the world of burger mania has been the most recommended since being founded in Seattle, Washington in 1969!
Having a burger is more than… (read more)
Fun is always on tap when you dine at Rock Bottom Brewery. Rock Bottom Brewery is a lively and casual dining experience featuring fresh, handcrafted beers brewed on premise and an innovative menu. Rock Bottom Brewery, which is a giant in the microbrewing industry has an excellent location in nearby La Jolla. You’ll discover that… (read more)
A delicious discovery is Royal Thai Cuisine. Even Thailand’s royal family has dined here. Also, this restaurant is a consistent winner of the Southern California Restaurant Writers Gold Merit Award for best Thai Restaurant, and in 2003 it received the Restaurateur of the Year award. The entrees are the delightful results of blending the flavors… (read more)
Karl Strauss is one of San Diego’s most well known microbreweries, with several locations in San Diego, including their premier beer garden in Sorrento Valley. A great place to enjoy a cold pint with friends or to have your own event. Well known for their great selection of food, unique pairings with their featured beers… (read more)
The Sheraton La Jolla Hotel is a low-rise resort-style hotel encompassing 7.5 acres of tropical beauty. We are just a 10-minute drive from spectacular beaches, tide pools, the famous Torrey Pines Golf Club, snorkeling and sunbathing at romantic La Jolla Cove and the Pacific Ocean. Step out their doors and walk to theaters, restaurants, and… (read more)
A new hamburger chain coming out of Colorado is taking San Diego by storm. A taste test by comparing Smashburger against two other local hamburger restaurants, Smashburger came in on top. To begin with, it is the bun and then it’s the burger itself, which is fresh angus beef and is larger than the bun.… (read more)
The Marine Room Restaurant, which opened its doors in 1941, is a world class multi-award winner in a class all by itself. Yes, The Marine Room Restaurant (17) is a special occasion restaurant destination second to none. But any occasion is a special occasion, when you dine here! Thus, it continues a tradition of excellence,… (read more)
The Shores Restaurant (16)… (read more) offers spectacular, unobstructed, beach front views combined with an unforgettable dining experience. The Shores Restaurant is ideally located in the La Jolla Shores Hotel, which was formerly called the Sea Lodge Hotel.
Here in this upscale, yet casual hotel, setting Executive Chef, Bernard Guillas, and Chef de Cuisine, Augie Saucedo, have
The Sky Room, which is aptly named, sits atop La Valencia Hotel. This vantage point offers a panoramic view of picturesque La Jolla cove and the La Jolla coastline. So if you’re looking for a romantic place to dine or a special place for a special occasion, this is the place.
An exclusive prix fixe… (read more)
A pre-dinner tradition is to have a cocktail at their famous bar. The Whaling Bar & Grill is one of three award-winning restaurants in the world famous La Valencia Hotel. Everything from the 1,000-item wine list to the fine menu is first class.
For the best booth ask for number 3 or 4. Award-winning dining… (read more)
Truluck’s Seafood, Steak & Crab House (29)… (read more) is definitely the best upscale restaurant in San Diego. Plus, they offer valet parking. So from the moment you arrive till the moment you leave, you will be treated like royalty.
Truluck’s Restaurant in La Jolla has won ‘Best of the Best’ in the San Diego Magazine Readers’
Rated “Top New Restaurant Worldwide” by Condé Nast publications should tell you how good this restaurant is. So from the beginning you know Whisknladle is a great dining destination. Their philosophy is you get out of the pot what you put into it. Thus they use only the freshest local ingredients including organic produce, free-range… (read more)