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Barrio StarBarrio Star
611 reviews
Mexican | Banker's Hill, San Diego

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Larsen's Steakhouse - La JollaLarsen's Steakhouse - La Jolla
363 reviews
Steakhouse | La Jolla, San Diego

What a beautiful steakhouse!! Our service was impeccable and rinks rope notch!!! Our steaks were cooked to perfection and we wanna come back and just hang in the beautiful bar area. Overall, excellent experience all the way around. We will definitely be back😀 More

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Rustic RootRustic Root
889 reviews
Contemporary American | Downtown / Gaslamp, San Diego

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Roy's San Diego WaterfrontRoy's San Diego Waterfront
1382 reviews
Seafood | Downtown / Gaslamp, San Diego

This is a great place for a special occasion. The service is great, love the view of the marina, the staff are attentive and genuinely welcoming. Usually it's quiet, too. More

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Blue Point Coastal CuisineBlue Point Coastal Cuisine
2128 reviews
Seafood | Downtown / Gaslamp, San Diego

We loved the food and ambiance. The waiter and partners were professional and nice we give them a 2 thumbs up. We will be going back. More

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BarbusaBarbusa
1293 reviews
Italian | Little Italy, San Diego

Excellent food and service. A bit noisy but overall very good. Their Tiramisu is outstanding!!! More

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Et Voila! BistroEt Voila! Bistro
762 reviews
French | North Park, San Diego

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Everything was great. Craft cocktails, Great service, Great food. Background music was not too loud. My new favorite. More

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Tahona BarTahona Bar
52 reviews
Mexican | Old Town, San Diego

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Such a refreshing option to typical Mexican food you can find in Old Town. The choice of tacos was incredible with lively flavors and the margaritas with the freeze dried limes were fabulous. The staff was friendly and very helpful as we navigated though the menu. More

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West Coast TavernWest Coast Tavern
165 reviews
Comfort Food | North Park, San Diego

Outstanding brunch! Can’t wait to go back. Food and service were excellent. More

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Fred's Mexican CafeFred's Mexican Cafe
5 reviews
Mexican | Old Town, San Diego

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Six of us for a college graduation celebration enjoyed the ambience and the great food. The service was excellent. Highly recommend Fred’s! More

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Addison Restaurant1. Addison Restaurant
1251 reviews
Contemporary French | Del Mar, North San Diego

What a wonderful experience! The food was not only beautiful but excellent. The service was next level. I hope to be back again! More

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Black and Blue Steakhouse and Lounge - Valley View Casino2. Black and Blue Steakhouse and Lounge - Valley View Casino
1073 reviews
Steakhouse | Valley Center, North San Diego

Perfect date night! Order the iced tea with your meal, and a decaf coffee with dessert. They are a presentation in themselves. Each course is well thought out from the array of butters to choose from to the frozen iced tea cubes and rock sugar stirrers for your coffee. Highly recommend! More

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Market Restaurant and Bar3. Market Restaurant and Bar
2892 reviews
Contemporary American | Del Mar, North San Diego

I've been to Market a number of times over the years. Went there the other night and it did not disappoint! Excellent as always, first rate service, from appetizer to dessert it was excellent food. More

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Primavera Ristorante- Coronado4. Primavera Ristorante- Coronado
793 reviews
Italian | Coronado, San Diego

Delicious and great service!!! 😋 Pasta was outstanding and fish of the day was very fresh and well prepared. Great spot for special dinner. More

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Himitsu5. Himitsu
301 reviews
Sushi | La Jolla, San Diego

Amazing! Would go back. More

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Canyon Grille - Welk ResortCanyon Grille - Welk Resort
American | Escondido, North San Diego

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ElicitElicit
Sushi | El Cajon / Lakeside, East County


Elicit Bar & Lounge is the ultimate cocktail lounge that offers handmade artisanal cocktails, craft beer, aromatic wines and cuisine that will make your tastebuds salivate.
Along with attentive and skilled service, Elicit features live deejays, creating an atmosphere perfect for business meetings or a night out on the town. At Elicit, bartenders are masters in their craft, as they perfect tried-and-true cocktails and of-the-moment drinks from the ever-evolving cocktail menu. Fresh juices and garnishes will give the ultimate pop to every cocktail. For guests wanting a more unique mixology experience, a cocktail cart is always on hand, wherein high-end drinks will be made table side using a variety of advanced methods, including fire and smoke. To complete a night, an array of fresh, hand-rolled sushi and Asian classics pepper the menu, all of which will elicit approval.
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Il DandyIl Dandy
Contemporary Italian | Downtown / Gaslamp, San Diego

Il Dandy will become home to California’s first Italian Michelin-rated chefs, father and son duo, Antonio and Luca Abbruzzino. Their eponymous restaurant Ristorante Abbruzzino, situated in the Calabrian region of Southern Italy, was awarded a Michelin star in 2013, the first restaurant in Calabria bestowed the honor. Staying true to sustainable measures and guided by seasonality, the Chefs Antonio and Luca will utilize the bounty of local farms to offer market-driven dishes presented in a contemporary manner showcasing the talents and mindful technique of the kitchen in an approachable setting. Guests of Il Dandy can expect a contemporary approach to cuisine rooted in Calabria, but with a nod to the history of decades past. More

Little FrenchieLittle Frenchie
French | Coronado, San Diego

Little Frenchie Bar A Vin & Bistro
Little Frenchie is our tribute to the French neighborhood cafés that serve as the center of social and culinary life. Relax and refuel at our Parisian-style café as we give a nod to Provençal classics, an ambitious fromage program and a highly drinkable wine list brimming with French and California varietals.More

Ney Restaurant & CafeNey Restaurant & Cafe
Mediterranean | La Mesa, East County

Ney is a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant featuring colorful cuisine, including house-made burgers, pizzas, kabab, salads, and hummus. We pride ourselves on serving up authentic Middle Eastern flavors with the best service around. Book your table now!


We offer hookah at our restaurant and per California law, no one under 21 can be seated during times that hookah is being served. Children are welcome on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.More