San Diego is home to some of the world’s finest cuisine. You’ll find no shortage of wonderful restaurants to eat during your stay in San Diego. Not only are they world renowned for their seafood, but because of their proximity to Mexico, San Diego is home to some of the finest authentic Mexican restaurants in existence today. With so many different highly regarded restaurants to choose from, you should have no problem finding one near you during your stay.
Baci Ristorante is located at 1955 Morena Boulevard. If you are looking for a beautiful Italian ambience, then this is the perfect place for you. With luxurious booths, food servers dressed in tuxedos, white tablecloths and a classic menu, what more could you ask? This is not a typical Italian restaurant that you could find anywhere. In fact, they have enticing everyday specials presented by Executive Chef Domenico Alioto. In addition, the restaurant has a stylish patio, a dining room for a romantic experience, and an extensive list of wines. Visit here for more information, or call 619-275-2094.
Bertrand at Mister A's
Bertrand at Mister A's is located at 2550 5th Avenue. Perfect service, extensive list of wines, and exceptionally fine cuisine - these are what you will find in any Bertrand Hug establishment, particularly in Bertrand at Mr. A's. The restaurant has elevated fine dining to the highest levels in the City. The modern American cuisine served is the perfect complement to the stylish backdrop. The menu offers a options from both land and sea. Their seasonal dishes include the best quality fish, accompaniments and meats, so if you are looking for a fine dining experience -- or even a casual one – this is the right place to go. Visit here for further inquiries, or call 619-239-1377.
Candelas on the Bay
Candelas on the Bay is located at 1201 1st Street #115 in Coronado. The restaurant has a great location and a magnificent view of the business district of San Diego. Candelas on the Bay also gives visitors a fascinating and extraordinary eating experience of ingenious Mexican food. From every seat in the restaurant, you will experience breathtaking views of San Diego Bay and Coronado beachgoers. Eduardo Baeza, Executive Chef, is the one responsible for creating the “Mexico City” mode of dishes. Candelas on the Bay is perfectly suited for people who are prepared to venture and taste new dishes, and at the same time savor the beautiful skyline of San Diego. For more information, visit here, or call (619) 435-4900.
Candelas Restaurant is located at 416 3rd Avenue. The Candelas Restaurant offers a pleasingly wonderful menu, with emphasis on local and fresh ingredients, modern cooking style, and tasty combinations. The elegant dishes can be traced to the cuisine in Central Mexico, but Eduardo Baeza, the Executive Chef, has moved away from the conventional in modern ways. He masterfully pairs genuine Mexican ingredients with surprising substitutes. The ambience reflects the menu, placing guests in a warm and imaginative space. For more information, visit here, or call 619-702-4455.
Donovan's Steak & Chop House
Donovan's Steak & Chop House is located at 570 K Street. After the success of their La Jolla branch, Donovan's opened a new branch in downtown San Diego. Famous for the quality, setting and service that placed Donovan’s of La Jolla on the chart, this Donovan’s can be located just a few steps away from the sports stadium, the Gas Lamp Quarter, and the Convention Center. As at the La Jolla branch, the menu displays an assortment of cuts of juicy USDA premier steaks, at the same time offering an assortment of other choices such as North Atlantic salmon and Australian lamb rack. Starters and salads are offered to tease the palate before the entrée, while complementary vegetables and potatoes come with the main course. For more information, visit here, or call 619-237-9700.
Donovan's of La Jolla
Donovan's of La Jolla is located at 4340 La Jolla Village Drive. This restaurant offers a civilized environment filled with up-market class and flair. The menu displays an assortment of cuts of juicy USDA premier steak, at the same time offering an assortment of other choices such as North Atlantic salmon and Australian lamb rack. Starters and salads are offered to tease the palate before the entrée. A prized wine list presents an incredible choice of both famous and store wines across a wide price range, and friendly service, free valet parking and VIP care are just a few of the added bonuses. For more information, visit here, or call 877-662-0960.
Firenze Trattoria is located at 162 South Rancho Santa Fe Road in Encinitas. Dine in this restaurant and experience the magic of feeling as though you are in Italy. Prepare for a getaway to one of the most romantic countries in the world, even for just an hour or two. Dine on the patio or on the stylish dining room, depending on your mood. There is a wide selection of tasteful Italian cuisine, which includes risottos and pastas, fresh seafood and mouth-watering house specialties like Chicken Piccata, Eggplant Parmesan and Veal Scaloppini. A list of wines and excellent customer service will add to this exceptionally fine dining experience. Visit here, or call 760-944-9000 for more information.
George's At the Cove
George's At the Cove is located at 1250 Prospect Street in La Jolla. This restaurant has provided a new concept of what fine dining should be. The place was renovated to complement the modern surroundings. Trey Foshee, the co-owner and Executive Chef of the restaurant, together with his partners George Hauer and Mark Oliver, has offered an elegant, and at the same time cozy, dining place decorated with a contemporary artistic design. There is a wide selection of wines from all over the world, not to mention a variety of foods to make your dining experience even more memorable. Visit here for further inquiries, or call 858-454-4244.
Mille Fleurs is located at 6009 Paseo Delicias in Rancho Santa Fe. Are you a romantic person? Do you want to dine with that special someone and feel the French ambience? Do fireplaces and tasteful meals boost your mood to the highest level? Come and dine at Mille Fleurs and you can be assured that everything your heart and appetite desire will be satisfied. The restaurant offers a friendly and lovely atmosphere, which complements the impressive elegant cuisine. The menu by Chef Martin Wosele changes every day, and you will have a taste of the European style of cooking, created with the freshest of local ingredients. Visit here, or call 858-756-3085 for further information.
PO Pazzo is located at 1917 India Street. The name sounds Italian; the owner is Italian; the restaurant is located in Little Italy -- but the overall picture goes far beyond these simple things. The extensive menu includes juicy, high-quality USDA chops and steaks, lamb and veal chops; but if you are craving for real Italian food, you can choose from a wide selection of entrees and pastas such as Veal Saltimbocca Romano, Spaghetti with Meatballs, and Osso Buco. There is live music Thursdays through Saturdays for some additional excitement. The elegant setting also makes it a very nice place for dining. Visit here for more information, or call 619-238-1917.
San Diego’s restaurants are elegant, inviting, and delicious. Try to experience the different restaurants as much as you possibly can during your stay, because you probably won’t find another city with such an abundance of fine dining anytime soon.