Articles tagged with: Banquets & Catering
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)
Located in the heart of the Carlsbad Village is the delightful Le Passage French Bistro. It’s small and intimate with sidewalk dining on warm afternoons otherwise you will be equally happy dining at one of their intimate tables for two. Offered from their select menu are such memorable entrees as their sauteed fresh salmon with… (read more)
Break out of the ordinary. Rei do Gado Brazilian Steak House will give you something to talk about as well as something to rave about. Find yourself a cozy booth or comfortable table and get ready for a meal to remember. Since you don’t pay extra for the best table, ask for 101. It seats… (read more)
Aryana Restaurant & Bar (6)… (read more) at the Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina, is the first and only hotel in Oceanside with an on-site restaurant. It’s a delicious discovery.
Don’t let the fact that the dining room is small and cozy fool you because their master chef is indeed a wizard when it comes to producing star-quality
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)
Flagship Cruises & Events… (read more), a San Diego Harbor Excursion luxury brand, has a premiere fleet of yachts available for booking private charters and event cruises. It has luxury yacht charter packages for weddings, corporate events, holiday parties, group outings and more. Each package can be customized and consists of stellar service, gourmet food prepared
For twenty-five years, Hornblower Cruises & Events (4)… (read more) has provided guests with spectacular views and ocean breezes aboard their dinner cruises, champagne brunch cruises, harbor tours and whale watching adventure cruises. Savor, indulge and unwind on a Hornblower Cruise, where you can enjoy the finest in gourmet cuisine, surrounded by spectacular bay views on one
Casino Pauma is a North County favorite, because it’s smaller in size compared to the other casinos. This is a very appealing aspect for many people because big is not always better. You’ll also be greeted by a friendly door man with a smile and a warm greeting. Yes, Casino Pauma is a friendly place. A palm tree-lined road greets guests to Casino Pauma and its comfortable 42,500-sq. ft. facility. More than 1,050 state-of-the-art slot machines are featured here at Casino Pauma along with exciting table games including poker, roulette, ($5) blackjack 24-hours a day, Lucky Lady’s Bonus Blackjack, Emperor’s Challenge Pai Gow Poker, and no limit Texas Hold ’em tournaments. The Poker Room opens at 5 p.m. Mon.–Thurs. and at 2 p.m. Fri.–Sun.
Peohe’s Restaurant overlooking downtown San Diego from beautiful Coronado offers delicious fresh seafood selections along with mouthwatering steaks cooked to perfection along with new wave sushi and much, much more.
If you haven’t guessed it yet, Peohe’s Restaurant is a one-of-a-kind tropical paradise with breathtaking waterfront views of downtown San Diego’s skyline. It’s the perfect… (read more)
The legendary Hotel del Coronado is located on 28 oceanfront acres on Coronado Island. Built in 1888 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977, The Hotel del Coronado has played host to celebrities, presidents and dignitaries from around the world. Today, guests can select accommodations in the historic Victorian Building, in the contemporary Ocean… (read more)
San Diego Harbor Excursions has a premiere fleet of yachts available for booking private charters and event cruises. It has luxury yacht charter packages for weddings, corporate events, holiday parties, group outings and more. Each package can be customized and consists of stellar service, gourmet food prepared on board by chefs, full bar options and… (read more)
Bistro 39 is a favorite restaurant for locals and out-of-towners alike. Its local appeal is because the word has gotten out that it’s not hotel food… (read more). So the numerous locals living in nearby apartments, condos and single-family homes come here to dine too.
Plus, their chef, who graduated from a famous culinary school, creates
Hooters is an American original. It’s delightfully tacky and totally unrefined. Hooters is world famous for their Hooters girls and delicious-tasting Buffalo-style chicken wings, which are served with mild, medium, hot and 911 sauces. Lots of customers are sports fans who come here to eat and watch their favorite sporting events on the numerous TVs.… (read more)
This family-owned restaurant’s inspiring setting offers a romantic hilltop ocean view of Moonlight Beach. Its classy interior is equally impressive with its westerly sunset view and lots of windows overlooking the ocean. A romantic table for two with an unbeatable view is table 24 and a good table for groups of five or more is… (read more)
This is the only Command Museum dedicated to the history of Marine Corps aviation. The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum (13) … (read more) has more than two dozen vintage and historically important aircraft on display. They range from World War II “Warbirds” to present-day jet fighters and helicopters.
Inside the Flying Leatherneck Museum are artifacts, photos and displays
A legend in our city is Saska’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant. This family-owned restaurant is celebrating 58 years in business at the same location on Mission Boulevard in north Mission Beach.
Featured in a rustic nautical setting are Saska’s delicious fresh seafood selections and fabulous tasting steaks. The Saska’s secret to their delicious – tasting… (read more)
Dine here once and you’ll undoubtedly become a regular. The reasons are simple: the food tastes great; pretty, young, high-energy servers provide excellent service and the atmosphere is upbeat and friendly. Plus, the retro decor, which is fashioned after a 1940s railroad dining car, is sparkling new and stylish.
Located in upscale Del Mar and impressive Coronado, Il Fornaio’s authentic Northern Italian Restaurants provide attentive service and inspiring ocean and bay views. Thus, dining at either restaurant is always a special dining experience.
As you might expect, the Il Fornaio Restaurants have receiving numerous “Best Italian Dining” awards including the 2007 Award of Distinction… (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)
Kaiserhof Restaurant (2)… (read more) has been voted the best German restaurant in all of San Diego for 31 years. At Kaiserhof German Restaurant they pride themselves is serving the best selection and the widest variety of excellent veal, pork and beef. Kaiserhof Restaruant also serves a large selection of seafood entrées. And of course Kaiserhof also
LEGOLAND California is home to more than 60 exciting rides, shows and attractions. But the really big news is the world’s first and only LEGOLAND Water Park.
The imagination really flows on Build-A-Raft river, where everyone floats on their own custom-built LEGO raft. The Water Park also features six-person raft slides, single-person tube slides, body… (read more)
Founded in 1798, Old Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, known as the “King of the Missions,” is a National Historic Landmark. It is the largest of all the 21 California missions that flourished here in the 1700′s and 1800′s, is home to a community of Franciscan Friars and is open daily to the public… (read more)
The fascinating floating museum at the Embarcadero consists of six historic ships and two submarines: the Star of India, which is the oldest active sailing ship in the world, the steam ferry Berkeley, the steam yacht Medea, the San Diego Harbor Pilot, also an actual Soviet-era diesel B-39 submarine… (read more) and the
Owner/Chef Stefano Ceresoli and his lovely wife Roberta have transformed their already successful Italian restaurant Solare Ristorants & Lounge into a new and delightfully fun place to dine and entertain. They also offer live jazz on Thursday.
Now they have added a new menu to go along with their already personalized service to make dining … (read more)
If you are ready to have fun, this is the place to eat. Sloppy Joey’s Pizza & Pasta Joint… (read more) is real popular. The atmosphere is energized with happy, enthusiastic servers with happy smiles, who are eager to please.
For the best seating ask to sit upstairs overlooking the balcony with a view of passerbys on
Phuong Trang is the most recommended Vietnamese restaurant in San Diego. In fact, they won the 2007 Channel 10 News A-List Award for “Best Vietnamese Restaurant” and have been named Best Vietnamese Seafood Restaurant by the San Diego Union. Plus, TV Channels 7 and 8 and San Diego Magazine… (read more) also gave it the highest of
Orfila Vineyards & Winery (3)… (read more), which is San Diego County’s most popular winery, is nestled in the pristine San Pasqual Valley agricultural preserve just 30 minutes from downtown San Diego. It is on the way to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. So locals and visitors often visit both attractions when visiting this region
Delicious tasting Cantonese cuisine is the house specialty at China Max Restaurant (1), and it’s the best in town. In fact, China Max Restaurant has received rave reviews from the San Diego Union Tribune… (read more) to go along with their other awards of high acclaim. Its white walls, neon lighting and white linen tablecloths accent
Ocean view dining in a relaxed atmosphere with delicious tasting bistro-style regional cuisine is what you can expect when you dine at Dini’s. Light, healthy and artistically presented entrées accented with a Pacific Rim influence are prepared by Executive Chef Paul Glazzard.
They offer show-stopping appetizers like crabcakes and oysters Rockefeller. Their delicious salads… (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)
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
The restaurant’s bar is open till midnight. For a sweeping view of the restaurant and huge cruise ships docked at the pier, ask for table 46. This delightful restaurant has a definite British flavor with ales, darts, bangers and mash and the like. Get into the spirit of it all and try their popular fish-and-chips.… (read more)
Fiddler’s Green (12),… (read more) which is located on Shelter Island, is one of our city’s great San Diego Restaurants. And this reviewer, who has dined here since the 1960′s has never hand a bad meal. It stands above all of the rest for it’s classy nautical decor, congenial service and a superb menu filled with delicious
For a special occasion or any occasion, Baily’s Fine Dining is the place to dine. Their four charming formal dining rooms offer a perfect setting for a memorable meal. The tables are beautifully set with white linen tablecloths, beautiful bouquets of flowers adorn each table and diners are pampered with attentive service.
Here in this… (read more)
Experience the magic aboard one of the longest-serving aircraft carriers in U.S. Naval history, the USS Midway (13).… (read more). It’s a must-see San Diego attraction. On board you’ll enjoy a self-guided audio tours for adults and families and more than 60 exhibits and displays throughout the ship. These include the galley, berthing spaces, sick bay,
Locals come here for the best ocean view in Pacific Beach with two full bars, 21 TVs, 20 beers on tap, awesome service, friendly people, sunsets served daily and killer food.
In 2009 they won “best fish taco” in Pacific Beach over a huge field including Rubio’s original fish taco at the Pacific Beach Beach… (read more)
Caffé Bella Italia (2)… (read more) is one of those great San Diego Restaurants that locals love. It’s a Pacific Beach area favorite for delicious tasting Italian cuisine. In fact, this restaurant has become so popular that they have had to expand by opening a second location in historic Liberty Station. The new location is called Solare
The Chart House Restaurants (30), for more than 50 years has represented the best of the best when it comes to spectacular settings be it at the ocean or in a forest. Here it is a breathtaking seashore view of waves crashing on the beach while you dine.
Their floor to ceiling windows and inspiring… (read more)
Casa Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant (30) won the Gold Medallion Award in 2010 for the Best Mexican Dinner House, and for good reason. For great San Diego Restaurants, it’s at the top of the list. It’s an excellent Mexican restaurant, which is popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Ask for a seat on one of their… (read more)
This restaurant is a hidden gem in Old Town San San Diego State Historic Park. Located in a lush garden setting, the atmosphere is warm and festive and the food is delicious. At night you can even dine under the stars. An added plus is that it also features live Mexican music while you dine.… (read more)
Albie’s Beef Inn (20),… (read more) which has been in business for more than 45 years, is well known and highly recommended for its popular piano bar and delicious aged steaks and fresh seafood. A loyal following of San Diegans of all ages dine here often.
Ask to be seated in the cocktail lounge piano bar in
For San Diego Restaurants, this one’s a winner. In fact, it’s been selected as the top Mexican Restaurant in San Diego by the San Diego Restaurant Association for 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010. They received the Gold Medallion Award for Best Mexican Restaurant.
This year this Mexican Restaurant in Historic Old Town is celebrating… (read more)
Birch Aquarium (22)… (read more) is the public outreach center for world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, where visitors of all ages can explore more than 3,000 colorful fish and invertebrates as well as cutting-edge ocean- and earth-science research. This is a must-see attraction, with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and La Jolla. The aquarium boasts 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
Surf’s up! Dive into the perfect blend of ocean sports, beach exploration, and marine science activities. Hone your surfing and oceanographic skills as you learn how beach shape and the ocean bottom play important roles in the waves we ride. Go snorkeling and kayaking to observe animals that share the waves with us. Campers must… (read more)
Dreaming of a career in oceanography? Our five-day program provides a fun and educational glimpse into Scripps Institution of Oceanography by visiting scientists in their labs. See what it’s really like to be an oceanographer through hands-on experiments and field explorations. Please note: This camp does not include aquatic sports.
For children entering grades 7th-9th… (read more)
Learn to surf, snorkel, and practice hands-on oceanography in this popular camp. Experienced instructors will teach basic surfing, boogie-boarding, and snorkeling skills, while introducing campers to related marine science topics such as waves, rip currents, and near-shore marine life. Campers must provide their own lunches, snorkel equipment, and transportation to and from each day’s location.… (read more)
What would it be like to be a marine biologist? Join us for a week and find out! Experience this profession through hands-on activities, dissections, beach sampling, and a trip to the Scripps pier. Learn the techniques and tools scientists use to explore the biological ocean realm. From tiny plankton to fascinating sharks this camp… (read more)
Become a shark expert as you spend the week investigating and encountering a variety of sharks. Learn about shark biology, behavior, and conservation through observation and hands-on activities. Snorkel with local sharks and meet Scripps Institution of Oceanography shark researchers.
For children entering 4th-6th grade in Fall 2013. Limited to 15 participants per session. Locations:… (read more)
Have you ever seen an octopus, touched a brittle star, or taken a swim with a fish? Explore local marine habitats and enjoy live animal encounters as you take the plunge this summer with our experienced staff to learn the fun and easy sport of snorkeling. Visit the calm waters of Mission Bay, La Jolla… (read more)
Learn about San Diego’s local ocean habitats and discover the amazing adaptations of the animals that live there. During visits to the aquarium and local beaches, hands-on projects will help to develop understanding of our ocean. Explore your creative side as your see how artists around the world present their respect for the ocean. Parents… (read more)
Explore the seashore and aquarium through exciting activities ranging from mussel-clump dissections and fish printing to animal investigations. Daily hands-on science projects will reveal amazing ocean discoveries. Parents are invited to an ocean showcase on the last day of camp. Campers must provide their own lunches and transportation to and from each day’s location. Please… (read more)
What would it be like to grow up in the ocean? Discover how sharks, otters, turtles, penguins, and sea stars grow and survive in their watery homes. Make and take home fun educational projects incorporating these exciting discoveries. Each session features stories, interactive games, aquarium visits, and live animal interactions. For children entering grades 1st-2nd… (read more)
Learn about unique ocean habitats as you embark on a high-seas adventure around the world. “Travel” to a new location each day and discover the rare and amazing animals that live there. From the Arctic to the deep sea, you’ll bring home crafty mementos that will highlight your unforgettable voyage to amazing habitats around the… (read more)
Enjoy five half-days of fun learning about the amazing habitats found across the sea and the interesting animals that reside there! Observe and touch live animals from teeming tide pools, enchanted kelp forests, colorful coral reefs, soft sandy beaches and the blue open ocean. Each session features stories, crafts, hands-on experiences and aquarium visits. For… (read more)