50 Best American Restaurants in San Diego

Great Maple - Hillcrest American • $$
1451 Washington St, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Pigs in a Blanket Pork Sausage in a Large Buttermilk Pancake
GM Brioche French Toast w Blood Orange Mimosa
Hot Chocolate with Whipped Cream
Traditional Buttermilk Pancakes
House Smoked Beef Brisket Hash
Le Side Powdered Sugar Beignets
Great Maple French Toast Logs
Fruity Pebbles Pancakes
Dill Pickle Bloody Mary
Great Maple French Dip

“It was a lovely Sunday Easter Brunch. Don’t miss the standard on the menu Pork Belly and polenta!Kid-friendliness: The staff is very attentive. They could tell that my waitress hadn’t been here for a minute and the front hostess person saw that and she came over and immediately took our drink order before our entrée order.“

4.5 Superb443 Reviews
Paradisaea American
5680 La Jolla Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Dry-Aged Cheeseburger and Fries
Wild Mushroom Tagliatelle
Northern Halibut Tempura
Fingerling Potatoes
West Coast Oysters
Cesar Salad
Beef Tartare
Scallops
Steak

“We had reservations to sit outside, but it was raining. I received a call early in the day letting us know we would be moved to the dodo doughnut café, which was adjoined to the restaurant. We enjoyed sitting in that area, as it was much quieter than the main dining room. As for the service, food , friendliness and knowledge of staff, everything was absolutely incredible! Between the four of us, we had the scallops, the chicken, the branzino, and the pork chop. Every single meal was delicious to the last bite. We highly recommend this restaurant.“

4.2 Good455 Reviews
Herb & Wood Mediterranean • $$$
2210 Kettner Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Roasted Baby Carrots Cashew Sesame Dukkah Aleppo Yogurt Carrot Top Pesto
Roasted Branzino Lemon Herb Stuffing Olive-Chili Tapenade Speck
Roasted Oysters & Bone Marrow
Seven Spiced Caulilini
Fennel Sausage Pizza
Roasted Beets Salad
Parker House Rolls
Speck Coal Pizza
Oxtail Gnocchi
Sicilian Crudo

“This experience was simply magical. Even before you walk in the ascetics of the building start to set the tone for the journey you are about to embark on. The atmosphere is spectacular and sets a vibe of sophisticated relaxation all while capturing modern industrial. Then there was the service... I wish I remembered all of their names. Thank you to you all! You didn't provide "customer service," you provided hospitality. Lastly... the food. Those who waited on me pointed me in this direction and it wasn't something I normally would have chosen on my own... but it was exquisite! I had the Grilled Iberico Pork "Secreto"... amazing, I could eat it all day, all week, all month. The flavors with each part of the entrée came together brilliantly. All in all, amazing experience, amazing service, amazing atmosphere, and I can't wait to come back!“

4.3 Superb1019 Reviews
Juniper & Ivy Lounges • $$$
2228 Kettner Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Whole Fried Pink Snapper
Carne Cruda Asada Toast
Spicy Tuna Hand Roll
Yellowtail Tostada
Chocolate Yodel
Steak Tartare
Small Plates
Beef Tartare
Hanger Steak
Deviled Eggs

“Our server Mallory was detailed. We had amazing food here and I forgot to take pics! My top favorite item we tasted was the mushroom toast. I dined in a party of 3 and we split several items, and across these, I had three different types of mushrooms!“

4.3 Superb748 Reviews
NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar Bar • $$$
910 Prospect St, La Jolla

Customers` Favorites

Seasonal Sorbet with Fresh Berries
Smoked Liberty Farms Duck Breast
Jamaican Jerk Pork Belly
Grilled Spanish Octopus
Roasted Baby Beet Salad
House Smoked Salmon
Nine-Ten Burger
Eggs Benedict
Truffle Fries

“The food at Nine-Ten is amazing. We had their sashimi to start and it was full of flavor and a lovely touch of acidity. We had the duck as an entree, which came with a pretty decent amount of meat, and asparagus and mushrooms on the side. I'm definitely not doing it justice in the description but it was delicious and filling. Not my favorite duck I've ever had but still tasted great. My favorite part was their half baked chocolate cake. It was the perfect cherry on top of a great meal.“

4.4 Superb261 Reviews
Kettner Exchange American • $$$
2001 Kettner Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Duck Meatball in Marinara Grits
Royal Red Shrimp Garlic Noodles
Sonoma Lamb Szechuan Noodles
Tuna on Crispy Rice Cakes
Creme Fraiche Panna Cotta
Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice
Hot Oil Seared Salmon
Molten Chocolate Cake
Niman Ranch Pork Chop
Pig Mac Bao Royale

“Pricey. Exquisite atmosphere & delicious foods for dinner. Group of 13 of us booked the Captain’s Room which requires a $800 minimum. Popcorn was served while gathering our orders and it was a unique starter. 100% recommend the duck meatball ($19) and the Molten Chocolate Cake ($12)!“

4.4 Superb250 Reviews
ARTIFACT at Mingei Salad • $
1439 El Prado, San Diego

“The food items were delicious, great selection of interesting dishes. The wine list was impressive (we’ve been to major wine areas all over the planet). However, what we were most impressed with was our server Olivia. She knew the menu items very well - could answer any and all questions that we had. She expressed herself very positively. Rather than ask “are you still working on that?”; she asked “are you still enjoying your meal?” Rather than reply to a thank you with “no problem” or “no worries”; Olivia replied with “my pleasure.” When we go back; we’ll make a point of asking for Olivia!!!“

4.3 Superb360 Reviews
Mister A's American
2550 Fifth Ave 12th floor, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

House Made Ice Cream & Sorbet Gluten Free Vegetarian
Butter Poached Maine Lobster Cacio E Pepe
Braised Local Octopus Romesco Sauce
Chef's Daily Selection of Oysters
Tahitian Vanilla Crème Brûlée
House-Made Ice Cream & Sorbet
Maple Leaf Farm Duck Breast
Pan Roasted Alaskan Halibut
Local Blue Fin Tuna Tiradito
Oysters on the Half Shell

“View, service, and atmosphere are outstanding. The ribeye was perfectly medium rare, sadly, the mushroom medley was less than desirable.Enjoyed the drinks, bartenders were friendly and knowledgeable and dessert was good. I'll definitely be “

4.6 Superb831 Reviews
Midway Classic Malt Shop American • $
3625 Midway Dr Suite B, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Bacon Cheeseburger with Fries
Philly Steak and Cheese
Slap-Up Burger w Fries
Chili Cheese Hot Dog
Cheesesteak Fries
Ice Cream Freezes
Buffalo Chicken
Root Beer Float
Fresh Cut Fries
Caliente Burger

“Staff were all very welcoming and engaging. They greeted you warmly and called out to say goodbye when you left. That kind of courtesy is missing from a lot of places and I appreciate the positive, human interaction. It had the old time charm that I think changes people for the better. The food was made to order and fresh. You could watch your food being made, that’s how fresh it was. Highly recommend.Parking: Easy to find a place to park in the middle of the day, on a Saturday.Wheelchair accessibility: All one level“

4.9 Superb133 Reviews
Juan Jasper Kitchen & Wine Wine Bar • $$
1216 28th St, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Hamburger with Bordelaise Sauce
Duck with Caramelized Shallots
Chorizo Deviled Eggs
Deviled Chorizo Eggs
Spicy Ceaser Salad
Spicy Caesar Salad
Pasta Bolognese
French Fries
Beef Tartare
Celery Salad

“Whether you are popping in for a glass of wine before shopping at Sepulveda next door or having dinner of their wonderful specials that change daily (check Instagram), you will enjoy your experience at Juan Jasper. Lots of lively conversations between the staff and patrons (while still being attentive), varied and upbeat music playing just loud enough in the background, and a direct view of the kitchen makes for a wonderful atmosphere. A small act of consideration and respect by a customer is rewarded by the generous proprietor. This is what service and dining should be. You can see why folks happily wait to get a seat at this local gem. Cannot recommend enough: great for lunch and dinner.“

4.9 Superb74 Reviews
C Level Lounge Lounges • $$
880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Marinated Filet Mignon Skewers
Island Prime's Lobster Bisque
Retro Island Prime Mud Pie
Oysters on the Half Shell
Lobster Mac N' Cheese
Blackened Fish Tacos
Lobster & Fontina blt
C Level Louie Salad
Steamed Mussel Pot
Crispy Calamari

“Definitely reserve a table if you want to sit on the patio, though keep in mind that it still doesn't guarantee you a table next to the water. Still, the patio seating is beautiful during lunch time on a sunny day.We had forgotten to choose a protein for my salad so I requested salmon on the side after my salad came in. We didn't need to wait long to get it. Their drinks menu is great and they seem to be generous with their stiff drinks.“

4.5 Superb909 Reviews
Urban Plates New American • $$
12857 El Camino Real, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Plate with Mashed Potatoes
Beet Salad with Grilled Chicken
Double Cheeseburger and Fries
Moroccan Chicken Braise
Chicken Cobb Salad
Side Caesar Salad
Macaroni & Cheese
Wild Ahi Nicoise
Mango Tart Slice
Grilled Steak

“Urban Plates is a fantastic dining option for families looking for a healthy and delicious meal. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, making it the perfect spot to gather with loved ones.The menu offers a wide variety of healthy choices, from fresh salads to hearty grain bowls and flavorful proteins. Each dish is made with high-quality ingredients and expertly prepared, ensuring a satisfying and nutritious meal.And let's not forget about dessert - the options are just as delicious as the main courses. From decadent cakes to creamy puddings, there's something to satisfy every sweet tooth.Overall, Urban Plates is a must-visit for anyone looking for a wholesome and enjoyable dining experience. The food is top-notch, the atmosphere is welcoming, and the service is friendly. I can't wait to go back and try more of their delicious offerings.“

4.7 Superb195 Reviews
Bun & Patti Burgers • $$
2171 Kettner Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Truffle Fries with Truffle Mayo Aioli
Lady a's Chicken Wings
Fries and Onion Rings
Notorious B&P
Surf and Turf
Saucy Sliders
Crispy Fries
Let's Patti
Smoke Show

“Attended an event here last night and their catering menu was on point! The truffle mac and cheese was a personal fave because you could take the premium cheeses used to create it. I also really enjoyed the frisky fried cauliflower and the pretzel bites! The service was also great. The servers refilled my drinks and took my empty plates promptly. This restaurant is perfect for a date night or a small private event! Looks like it would be a really good vibe on a weekend as they also had a DJ. I would definitely recommend this place! S/O to Chef Shawn for the delicious dishes!“

4.6 Superb126 Reviews
Phil's BBQ Barbecue • $$
3750 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Comida de Campeones Ribs
Costillitas A la BBQ
Beefy BBQ Beef Ribs
베이비립 치킨
Baby Back Ribs
Chicken Wings
El Toro Fries
Pan de Elote
Sausage Link
Loaded Fries

“Best beef ribs I've ever had. I wish there was one close to me, but alas I will have to wait til I can visit the area again.Line/wait was a bit long but worth. Service was super friendly, like almost too friendly but it's nice that they paid closed attention to all their tables.Update #1: got to try again! Still yummy, and portions are big, now I have takeout to enjoy tomorrow too!!“

4.6 Superb286 Reviews
Seasons 52 Steak House • $$
4505 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Cedar Plank-Roasted Salmon with Seasonal Vegetables Marble Potatoes and Dill-Mustard Sauce
Grilled Artichokes with Preserved Lemon Hummus
Lump Crab and Shrimp-Stuffed Mushrooms
Wood-Grilled Kona-Crusted Lamb Loin
Filet Mignon and Maine Lobster Tail
Brick Oven-Roasted Chilean Sea Bass
Caramelized Grilled Sea Scallops
Mushroom Goat Cheese Flatbread
Wood-Grilled Tenderloin Salad
Wood-Grilled Shrimp and Grits

“Seasons 52 always goes above and beyond! We have never had a bad meal here! Our waitress was super helpful and knowledgeable about the menu! We loved the wine that she recommended so much that we ended up buying a bottle to take home with us! The lamb was incredible as well as the Filet & Lobster!“

4.5 Superb419 Reviews
Sunnyboy Biscuit Co. Southern • $
3749 Park Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Biscuits and Gravy with Cheesie Eggs
Classic Chicken Biscuit Sandwich
Chicken Bacon Avocado Sandwich
Pastries Baked Fresh Daily
Fried Chicken and Biscuits
Sunrise Clucker Sandwich
Cinnamon Swirl Toast
Bucket of Biscuits
Country Benedict
Brisket Sandwich

“We stayed nearby Sunnyboy boy during our visit to San Diego and decided to give the place a try one day. Wish we came sooner because the food is delicious! The biscuits and gravy were good but I’d definitely get the fried chicken and biscuits! It does get busy around lunch time but it’s worth the quick wait. The staff is also very nice which is a huge plus!“

4.5 Superb133 Reviews
Saint James French Diner American • $$
830 Sixth Ave, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Alaskan Cod En Papillote
Roadside Double Burger
Chocolate Souffle
Cauliflower Hash
Burger Americain
Wink and a Nudge
French Onion Soup
Roasted Chicken
Croque Madame
Mashed Potato

“I had a croissant, some French Toast, and a latte here. I really liked the French Toast! It was covered with pine nuts, and was drenched in syrup (which I was kinda surprised by, since I thought the pine not coating was going to prevent the today from soaking up the syrup). The nuts added some nice texture, and the syrup was a good amount of sweet. It was kinda hard to cut into, so I just kind of had to bite into the toast slices (maybe that's intended, though). The croissant and the latte were decent; nothing too eye opening for them but they I liked them a decent amount (I think the croissant is maybe good, with something else that is more savory than what I got). Overall, I liked what I got, and am happy to go again!“

4.4 Superb172 Reviews
Cluck N' Sip Fast Food • $
120w Washington St b, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Three Piece Fried Chicken Combo
Chicken Tenders Combo 2 Pieces
2 pcs Spicy Chicken Combo
2 Spicy CK 1 L 1 T Combo
Spicy Mac and Cheese
Big Cluckin Tenders
Hot Hillcrest Sauce
Fish Sandwich Combo
Original Sandwich
1 PC S Drumstick

“I went to this tiny, hidden, establishment on a whim.I love fried chicken and Cluck 'n' Sip had a M-F, $7.99 lunch Special which caught my eye, 2 pieces, 1 side, and a drink. These days that's a great price for a lunch so in I went.Cluck 'no Sip was very clean inside and had about 8 tables. The young lady who took my order was very nice and knew about the different items they had. Which nowadays is quite surprising.In any event I received 2 Large pieces of chicken, a leg and a thigh. And when I say Large I mean LARGE. NOT those wingsized pieces that they claim are Large at the more popular, well known, and Much MoreExpen$$$ivve fast food chicken joints.I also got a decent sized side of jambalaya, a piece of maple buttered toast, and a drinkIt Was Delicious! The chicken was lightly battered and fried perfectly. Not greasy at all. The jambalaya was spicy without being So spicy that it detracted from the flavor of your chicken, and the toast was really tasty.They also offer about 10 different dipping sauces. I tried the Hillcrest dip which was spicy but Not Too.Cluck 'no Sip also has sandwiches, chix tenders and some really good specials that they offer throughout the week.Do yourself a favor and seek out thisnew, great tasting fried chicken spot.You will Not be disappointedI Will Definitely be going back toCluck 'n' Sip.“

4.7 Superb123 Reviews
The Balboa Bar & Grill • $
1863 Fifth Ave, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

The Original Balboa Burger
Balboa Burger and Fries
Salt and Pepper Fries
The Chicken Sandwich
Side of Garlic Fries
Garlic Fries Small
The Balboa Burger
Classic Burger
The Centennial
French Fries

“I've been on a burger kick so my husband has been taking me to all his favorite places. I ordered the balboa burger and it was delicious ! Along with the fries , I really enjoyed the aioli sauce. I'm excited to come back and try out the different burgers. Everyone who works here is great ! It's a pretty cool place to drink some beers and play some pool.“

4.4 Superb158 Reviews
Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar & Store Bar • $$
7007 Friars Rd #305, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Nashville Hot Chicken Sliders
All-American Burger Sliders
World Famous Coconut Shrimp
Jerk Spiced Chicken Wings
Fabalous Key Lime Pie
Blackened Fish Tacos
Ahi Tuna Mini Tacos
Salmon Avocado Salad
Buffalo Cauliflower
Filet Mignon Tacos

“Rutget exceeded all expectations! From the delightful drinks to the delectable food and vibrant atmosphere, every aspect was simply outstanding. Without a doubt, I'll eagerly return whenever I find myself in Fashion Valley. Highly recommended!"“

4.5 Superb293 Reviews
Luce Bar & Kitchen Bar & Grill • $$
1959 Morena Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Fried Chicken Piccata Sandwich
Cheese & Charcuterie Plate
Carnitas Eggs Benedict
Fried Brussel Sprouts
Lamb Barbacoa Tacos
Kimchi Fried Rice
Pan Seared Salmon
Chicken Sandwich
House Cut Fries
Carnitas Tacos

“I love this hidden Gem.Never had a bad exp. Always friendly clean looking employees. Good is fresh tasting and its very mod. Priced. Cant say enough goodthings about this place. My first time i had a waiter by name of Luke. He was very attentive and super patient. I go now for the fiod and vibes but cane back cuz of the service he showed. Great place“

4.6 Superb165 Reviews
Island Prime Steak House
880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Black & White Sesame Crusted Tuna
Half Oysters on the Half Shell
Island Prime's Lobster Bisque
Vanilla Ginger Creme Brulee
Retro Island Prime Mud Pie
Flourless Chocolate Cake
Ahi Crab & Avocado Stack
Crispy Brussels Sprouts
Cold Water Lobster Tail
Australian Rack of Lamb

“I had to arrange a dinner for a large group, which went flawlessly with the excellent service from Christy (assisted with arranging a menu) and Enrico our server. They went above and beyond and made sure that everything went smoothly. The food was outstanding and the views simply gorgeous. The portions of food were also very large!What a wonderful restaurant with employees that are highly competent, courteous, and customer focused. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough!“

4.4 Superb818 Reviews
Jimmy's Famous American Tavern American • $$
4990 N Harbor Dr, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Blue Cheese Bacon Burger and Garlic Parmesan Fries
Cowboy Burger with Three Weavers Expatriate IPA
Old School Hot Fudge Sundae
Beer Battered Fish & Chips
Beer Battered Onion Rings
Charred Brussels Sprouts
Spicy California Burger
Blackened Fish Tacos
Wine Country Salad
BBQ Baby Back Ribs

“We went for happy hour and we were not disappointed. The prices were good, as was the service. Our drinks all came at different times, which was awkward and change the flow of the meal. Overall the experience was okay, but nothing to write home about.“

4.5 Superb251 Reviews
Fort Oak American • $$$
1011 Fort Stockton Dr, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Oysters on the Half Shell
Hearth Grilled Branzino
Goat Milk Cavatelli
Scallop Aguachile
Charred Caulilini
Sourdough Bread
Roasted Carrots
Apple Crisp

“Such a nice place with great service (Jessica, Julio and Christina went above and beyond!), tasty bites, delicious cocktails and beautiful design and ambience from day to night.I was here with a crew and shared oysters for happy hour, a mouth watering burger (and I don’t even eat red meat lol), Charred Caulilini and a Kanpachi fish dish — ALL of which were incredibly seasoned.Oh! the French fries are capable of shattering the discipline of a monk. Lol Yum!!!Bar dining and both outdoor and indoor dining all in separate sections but open with beautiful expansive windows connecting one area to another.Overall great experience! I will definitely come back!“

4.4 Superb75 Reviews
Whomp Burger & Brew American • $
1774 Sunset Cliffs Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Spicy Whomp Burger
Chicken Tenders

“SD native here and this place has the second best burgers in all of San Diego, and third place isn’t even close. And that’s no slight, it’s a compliment. The chicken sandos and floats are unreal as well. I’m assuming the salads are just as good. Highly recommend“

4.7 Superb106 Reviews
Snooze, an A.M. Eatery Breakfast • $
3940 Fifth Ave, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Pineapple Upside Down Pancake
Blueberry Danish Pancakes
Snooze Breakfast Burrito
Sweet Potato Pancakes
Blueberry Pancakes
The Snooze Classic
Pancake of the Day
Corned Beef Hash
OMG French Toast
Bacon and Eggs

“Excellent service. Fun, eclectic interior. Extensive, thoughtful, innovative and well-executed menu. This place is all over it.?My breakfast tacos were packed with lusciousness and were accented beautifully with fresh salsa and a great serrano hot sauce the server provided. I also tried the orange cinnamon roll pancake special; the base pancake batter was just ok, and I didn’t get much orange flavor, but with the great crunchy topping, and the cinnamon both in the butter and swirled nicely into the cake, it was an overall success.?I’ll def hit this place up again the next time I have the opportunity.“

4.6 Superb146 Reviews
STP Bar-N-Grill Bar & Grill • $
5487 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Double Burger and Fries with Cheese
Burnout Burger with Egg
Sliced Smoked Brisket
Brisket Mac and Cheese
Brisket Sandwich
Chicken Sandwich
American Muscle
Chicken Wings
Cheeseburger
Spark Plugs

“1st time ever here. My sister bragged about it forever until finally after a loooooong day at Legoland celebrating my son's 3rd birthday we decide to eat there for dinner. I ordered the Loaded baked potato burger...BOOOOMB!!! Sooo delicious I wanna go back for more. Anyway, my son was asleep when we got there and literally when he peaked and woke up. Our waitress Jacqueline paid attention and got him a little brownie to sing to him....he was soooo happy. Jacqueline really made our night with great food suggestions and attentive to with my family. Highly recommend it there. Definitely going back...thank you soooo much for a great finish to a great day“

4.7 Superb105 Reviews
Dunedin New Zealand Eats Burgers • $$
3501 30th St, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Autunm Fried Chicken
Burger of the Month
Bare Lamb Burger
Chicken Pot Pie
Skinny Fries
Lamb Skewers
NP Breakfast
Fatty Fries
Smash Burger
Tater Tots

“Good place to grab burgers. Big fans of the burger of the month club for buy one entree, get one free. And have always been happy with the burger of the month. Happy hour 3-6pm during the week and all day Tuesday includes beer ($7), wine ($7), and margarita/mule/old fashioned ($9) and some small apps for $8“

4.7 Superb104 Reviews

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ADDISON

ADDISON Fine Dining
5200 Grand Del Mar Way, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Eric Bordelet Cormé Cormier Crabapple Normandy France
Brown Butter Caramel
Parker House Roll
White Asparagus
Black Truffles
Duck Breast
Gazpacho
Desserts
Caviar

“We have been to Addison for multiple special occasions since 2012. The quality of food only go up every time we visited. The food, the service and their attentiveness is top notch. Overall the experience and the food is worth going for.The only down side is that I haven’t been able to find any availability through their online reservation system since they got the Michelin stars.“

4.4 Superb70 Reviews
In-N-Out Burger Hamburger • $
2005 Camino Del Este, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Double Double Cheeseburger and Fries Animal Style
Double Double Cheeseburger Animal Style
Double Doubl Cheeseburger and Fries Ani
Double-Double w Grilled Onions & Fries
Cheeseburger and French Fries
Chocolate Shake on a Hot Day
Double Double Protein Style
Double Double Mustard Fried
Double Double Cheese Burger
Cheaseburger Combo Num 2

“In-N-Out Burger stands as a shining beacon in the fast-food industry, offering an unparalleled dining experience that leaves an indelible mark on your taste buds. From the moment you step into the restaurant, the vibrant atmosphere and the welcoming smiles of the staff promise a memorable visit.The menu, while seemingly simple, is perfected to a T. The burgers are always fresh, juicy, and packed with flavor, each bite a testament to In-N-Out's commitment to quality ingredients. The secret menu adds an adventurous twist, allowing for personalized orders that cater to every individual's taste. The fries, made from real potatoes and cooked to crispy perfection, and the thick, creamy milkshakes, made from real ice cream, are the perfect complements to any meal.What truly sets In-N-Out apart is its exceptional service. The staff are not only efficient but genuinely friendly, going above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction. Their speed and accuracy in handling orders, regardless of the crowd, is truly commendable.Moreover, In-N-Out's dedication to maintaining a clean and inviting dining environment adds to the overall positive experience. It's always a pleasure to dine in a space that feels as good as the food tastes.In-N-Out also deserves praise for its principled approach to business, including its commitment to employee welfare and sustainable practices. Knowing that my favorite burger spot values ethical operations as much as I do makes every visit even more enjoyable.“

4.5 Superb212 Reviews
Grand Ole BBQ Y Asado Barbecue • $$
3302 32nd St, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

St Louis Style Baby Back Ribs
Texas Cheesesteak Sandwich
Smoked Turkey Sandwich
Fresh Smoked Brisket
Peruvian White Beans
Chili Cheese Fries
Texas Hot Links
Beef Short Ribs
Pork Spare Ribs
Lamb Shoulder

“Great BBQ in the middle of a neighborhoodYou must try for yourself when you are in San Diego.My brother and I were staying close to the UCSD Medical Center.Found this place when I searched for BBQ in Google. It was a 16 mile drive there from where we were staying. We will be going back there again for sure.Parking: We parked on the street close by.It seams to be mostly residential.There could be more parking up and around the other side of the restaurant. Drive around and take the first spot you can find.“

4.4 Superb124 Reviews

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Sizzler

Sizzler Seafood • $$
4445 Imperial Ave, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Pudin de Chocolate Gelatina Y Crema de Vainilla Con Galleta Y Platano
Ensalada de Brocoli Y Otras Mas
Chicken Tenders and Meatballs
Filete de Ternera Empanado
All You Can Eat Salad Bar
Coconut Shrimp and Steak
Smokey Bacon Burger
Unlimited Salad Bar
Cheeseburger Combo
Ensalada Regular

“It had been a very long time since we came to Sizzler… many many years. The Manager Luis jumped in to help get the ordering line moving. Carlos our server was very attentive. Ribeye was seasoned perfectly and vegetables were steamed just right. Salad bar was excellent and fresh, 5 stars for salad bar. Definitely will come back.“

4.5 Superb198 Reviews
Parkhouse Eatery American • $$
4574 Park Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Chilaquiles Chi-Leh-Keel-Les
Southwest Crab Benedict
House Made Daily Muffin
Grilled Breakfast Pizza
Pork Belly Benedict
Crab Cake Benedict
French Toast Combo
Fresh Fruit Plate
Churro Pancake
Pancake Combo

“I had a delicious Birthday Brunch with my more than generous roommate! He had the avocado toast with eggs & breakfast potatoes. I enjoyed the 3 egg scrambler with spinach, artichoke hearts, and feta cheese with apple wood bacon & potatoes. Everything was served together at the perfect temp & presentation. Thanks again Adam!Parking: We had no problem finding free street parking.Kid-friendliness: Kids menu“

4.6 Superb126 Reviews
Carvers Steaks & Chops Steak House • $$
11940 Bernardo Plaza Dr, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Open Face Prime Rib with Mushrooms Monterey Jack and Parmesan Cheeses
Ribeye Steak with Baked Potato and Grilled Asparagus
Potato Skins with Sour Cream
French Onion Soup Au Gratin
Iced Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Prime Rib Baked Potato
Mississippi Mudd Pie
Garlic Cheese Bread
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Au Gratin Potatoes

“Carvers is one of our favorite restaurants It is a hidden secret near Von's in Rancho Bernardo. My husband lives the pork Chops & I love the filets or the Prime Rib. In the bar, they have weekend musics & they make a great burger“

4.4 Superb409 Reviews
Bivouac Ciderworks American • $$
3986 30th St, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Soft Pretzels with Cider Pub Cheese Sauce
Fried Chicken Sandwich
Charcuterie Board
Bivouac Burger
Forager Board
Chicken Wings
Fancy Fries

“Always a chill vibe at Bivouac. Management/ownership hires the best people. Everyone is always sooo friendly. I'm a beer girl and don't care for super fruity/sweet drinks, but I do enjoy my ciders every so often. This place is always on point because they offer both semi-sweet and semi-dry ciders, draft craft beer and cocktails to accommodate all tastes. I normally come here for a sip rather than food, but the food I have had is also very good. The meatball appetizer is on point, I wouldn't be mad if I paid full price for them since they are yummy, but the $6 happy hour deal is a steal.IDK if you know, but the owner makes a FIRE chili. They've won the chili cookoff at Sonofest a few years in a row now. I attended the Dec. 2023 festival and I can confirm that the chili is delicious. A few weeks back, they had a ton of off-menu chili specials which I obviously couldn't pass up.This place is great for a date night, happy hour vibes, etc. Stop by! They're also very dog friendly which is a plus for me. My dog even loves the atmosphere here because she always tries to go in when we walk by. :)“

4.7 Superb55 Reviews
Nate's Garden Grill American • $
3120 Euclid Ave, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Veggie Hash with Poached Eggs
French Toast Platter
Vegan Potato Salad
Crab Cake Benedict
Pulled Pork Hash
Veggie Burger
BBQ Burger
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“Nates is great. There is normally live music, so be prepared if you plan to sit outside. I find the older I get, the more I want to tell people to turn things down. My 10th grade English teacher used to say "decibels" when we got too loud. I hear her voice in my head so much now. If you're old and ornery like me, it is much quieter inside. There is a decent amount of seating inside or out, so you should have options.I mostly get the French toast plate. I always have leftovers. I've tried a few of the ornery dishes and have yet to complain about anything. The bathrooms always seem tended to. The staff is nice. I enjoy talking with them while I pretend to be confused about what I'm going to order. You know how we attempt to try and expand ourselves. Try something new. I know I'm going to land right back at the French toast, but I make the effort.There is a garden store attached. There are a few animals, goats, Turtles, tortoises and such. There are also plants and flowers. It's nice to walk through after eating. Pretty ambiance to enjoy after eating. You can get a little walk in.“

4.7 Superb87 Reviews
Harbor Town Pub Pubs • $
1125 Rosecrans St, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Waterfront Sliders
Sliders and Fries
BBQ Pork Nachos
Fish and Chips
Fish N Chips
Garlic Fries
Harbor Town
Cali Burrito
Burger

“Here in town for mine and my boyfriends anniversary and we randomly looked up bars near our hotel. This one popped up and we decided to go! Sooooo glad we went! The food was absolutely amazing!!!! Those ginger soy marinated wings were soooooo flavored omg. I wanted more and more haha! The service was amazing, if you don't sit at the bar top, you can order from a side window and I swear my drinks came out in less than 2 minutes and the whole place was packed! The guy working the window was extremely friendly and we felt welcome the second we walked in! Will DEFINITELY be back!“

4.6 Superb115 Reviews
Hoorah Breakfast Cafe & Bar American • $
16453 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Bacon Lettuce Avocado and Tomato Sandwich
Hoorah American Breakfast
Steak and Eggs and Potato
Spicy Chorizo Benedict
Classic Eggs Benedict
Classic Belgian Waffle
Avocado Toast & Eggs
Classic French Toast
Stuffed French Toast
Pulled Pork Poutine

“The food at this restaurant was very good, but the service was quite slow (delivery of water, drinks, napkins, take-away box, etc.). It was a bit frustrating to sit and wait while watching the waiter stand around and talk as we waited. Even so, the food was delivered in a very reasonable amount of time, and it was very tasty. The restaurant was unusually cold inside, and the seats are very hard. We had to eat with our jackets on, and we had to take seat cushions from other chairs when they became available. We might return to this restaurant in the future, but would hope for better service.“

4.5 Superb172 Reviews
Pioneer BBQ Barbecue • $$
8622 Lake Murray Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

BBQ Prime Brisket Sandwich
Prime Smoked Brisket
Select Draft Beers
BBQ Pulled Pork
Chicken Tenders
Mac & Cheese V
Brisket Chili
Bread Pudding
Baked Beans
Street Corn

“Party of 5 sat at a table ... Had special drinks for Sat ... Best meat was the Brisket ... Everything else was real good but the Brisket was beyond compare. Dessert was awesome, had the bread pudding. Everything was commendable but a bit pricey for BBQ and I noticed a 5% additional fee added to the bill because of the increase in minimum wage and I reduced the tip accordingly ....“

4.7 Superb85 Reviews
Brockton Villa Seafood • $$
1235 Coast Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Coast Toast French Toast
Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
Fiery Shrimp Cocktail
Carnitas Chilaquiles
Carne Asada Benedict
Dessert Coast Toast
Kids Cinn Pancakes
Lavender Lemonade
Breakfast Burrito
Kids Coast Toast

“Host and server were very nice. Street parking only. Get there as early as you can as they fill up fast. Prices were a bit high as it is La Jolla after all. Outside you can smell the sea Lion waste. Food was ok. My fav was the jam for my toast.“

4.4 Superb348 Reviews
The Lion's Share American • $$
629 Kettner Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Plantain Bread Pudding
Meat and Cheese Plate
Wild Boar Carbonara
Tacos Wagyu Cheeks
Our Deviled Eggs
Antelope Sliders
Sausage Board
Bison Tartare
Carrots
Burger

“Food was very good especially the Brussel sprouts elk flank steak and burger. Service was very good but slow.The core was lovely but it was a bit loud. One of the very few places that is open late at night in san diego. Very good , happy hour and late night menus.“

4.6 Superb113 Reviews

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Trust New American • $$
3752 Park Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Ricotta Agnolotti with Truffles
Smoked Pork Shoulder Hash
Wood Grilled Cauliflower
Braised Oxtail Raviolini
Steamed Clams Housemade
Whole Grilled Branzino
Brioche French Toast
Ultimate Sticky Bun
Albacore Tartare
Hamachi Tartare

“We went for weekend brunch and since we had reservations, we were seated immediately.Pros: We had the wood fired cauliflower and chicken sandwich. The wood fired cauliflower was simply delicious with a burst of flavors (tangy, sweet with a little bit of spice). The portion size is particularly small for this dish but we were warned by the waitress beforehand so we knew what to expect. The chicken sandwich was nice and juicy.Cons: For a brunch place, the only coffee option they had was the drip coffee. So if you're looking for a nice cup of latte or espresso or cappuccino, you won't find it here.“

4.4 Superb104 Reviews
Nick's Del Mar American • $$
3377 Del Mar Heights Rd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Mahi Mahi Sandwich with Warm Potato Salad
Asparagus Fries and Deviled Eggs
The Prime Rib Dip Sandwich
Fully Loaded Baked Potato
Crispy Chicken Sandwich
San Francisco Cioppino
Maple Glazed Meatloaf
Baby Back Pork Ribs
Ahi Tuna Tartare
Warm Butter Cake

“I've had drinks at Nick's numerous times before and the bartenders are always fantastic and the drinks are great. Came here for dinner this time, and the food was prepared perfectly. I wouldn't say it's extraordinary or unique in any way, just your more basic American style high-end. The sea bass was cooked perfectly, however there was just a little drizzle of sauce next to it and it really left something to be desired. The fish didn't really have a lot of flavor other than the little spot of sauce that was used up after about three bites. The mashed potatoes were good, and the try to asparagus spears were decent as well! I wouldn't run to have dinner here again over all the other places available in San Diego, but the service was spot on, the food was prepared perfectly, the drinks were good and the atmosphere was lively. A great place for happy hour as well!“

4.4 Superb318 Reviews
Sandbar Sports Grill Sports Bar • $
718 Ventura Pl, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Fish Tacos TKO Style
Carne Asada Tots
Bloody Mary Tall
Mission Nachos
Buffalo Wings
Street Tacos
Avocado
Fries
Chips

“"Wings were good." - from my 13 year old dining partner!We LOVE sandbar. We come here every time we stay on mission beach. It's a sports bar, downstairs can be kind of loud - but the tv's are great for march madness watching! We always start with the AMAZING pretzel bite appetizer. Always the best.Tonight I had a cobb salad. Got exactly what i expected & it was refreshing. The little dude ordered the wings and enjoyed the Spicy Garlic Ranch sauce. YUM. The only reason I took off one star was that I never got a water refill our whole meal. The upstairs is really our favorite part of the restaurant, but it was a little too cold to sit up there tonight!Great job and of course we will be back!Kid-friendliness: It's great! Kids are never questioned and the servers treat them like adults! Super appreciate that it's a bar, but also family friendly!“

4.5 Superb157 Reviews
The Local Eatery & Drinking Hole American • $$
1065 Fourth Ave, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Beer Cheese & Pretzel Balls
Sweet & Spicy Wings
Buffalo Cauliflower
Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl
Mojo Steak Tacos
Short Rib Burger
Brew Pub Burger
Shrimp Tacos
Fish Tacos
Lumpia

“Was there with a large group (30ish people), and had a single waitress. A sure recipe for disaster. And completely wrong. Our waitress rocked it! She was attentive, got our orders right, and had a good attitude while doing it. Really helped to make the evening fun for us.“

4.7 Superb79 Reviews
OB Surf Lodge American • $$
5083 Santa Monica Ave #1f, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Dave's Breakfast Eggs Bacon Potatoes Toast
Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs
Carnivorous Scramble
Surfside Power Bowl
Chicken Fried Steak
Crab Cake Benedict
Harvest Frittata
Scrambled Eggs
Carnitas Benny
Eggs Benedict

“A couple days ago there was a post asking about the best eggs benedict in OB. A lot of people had recommended Surf Lodge and since I was unfamiliar with eggs benedict (and it is something I would not usually order), guess where I visited yesterday on my day off. ? I went to OB Surf Lodge and had to try their well talked about Crab & Bacon Benny which is seasoned crab cakes, sliced tomato, arugula, crumbled bacon, poached eggs & hollandaise served on rustic sourdough. I now see why it was well recommended as it was a happily delicious meal. Surf Lodge is also a great spot to just lounge and people watch while feeling the ocean breeze blowing through their spot. I got to talking with David the manager after I had already placed my order and he said he loves this meal and instead of it on sourdough toast he gets it on English muffins. I feel that’s a valuable pro insider tip and now can’t wait to try it again that way.“

4.4 Superb296 Reviews
Breakfast Republic Breakfast • $$
4465 Mission Blvd, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Side Breakfast Potatoes with Butter and Mixed Herbs
Strawberry Cheesecake Pancakes
California Breakfast Burrito
Vegan Breakfast Burrito
Shrimp & Grits Breakfast
Cluck Madame w Potatoes
Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
Chilaquiles Con Huevo
Buttermilk Pancakes
Breakfast Jambalaya

“Easily one the best joints I have found in the past few years. The quality of their steak as part of a breakfast meal was way better than I am used to outside of a dinner at a high end steak place. One of us has a gluten allergy and they had plenty of great gluten free options. I have been twice in two days now and all of the food has been excellent. Their staff are also super welcoming and courteous.Dietary restrictions: Gluten Free“

4.5 Superb149 Reviews
Taste of Chicago Grill American • $
4211 Market St, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Italian Beef Sandwich and Chili Dog
Gyro & Fries with Mild Sauce
Chicago Cheesesteak Sandwich
Combo Italian Beef Sandwich
Chicago Style Beef Polish
Chicago Dog with Fries
Spicy Cheese Steak
Wings with Fries
Chicken or Gyro
Chicken Strips

“Was craving chili cheese fries and I'm SO glad I came here for them. they were LOADED. made fresh and hot. thick fries layered with melted cheese and delicious chili. the chili dog was also perfect and hit the spot. the owner was So nice and welcoming. very mom and pop vibes. food made with love. will definitely be coming by again, and again and again.“

4.7 Superb76 Reviews
Madam Bonnie’s American • $$
411 Market St, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Flat Iron Steak & Fries
House Burger and Fries
HH Meat & Cheese Board
Crispy Skin Salmon
Catch of the Day
Wedge Salad

“Thank you Mason for such great service while I Hosted our private event. It was fantastic. You want above and beyond to make sure everybody was accommodated. Excellent meal, the salmon was perfect! And a great drink selection. The chocolate cake dessert was fantastic. This restaurant has a super great vibe. An Awesome bar. On. Oh sides. When there’s jazz playing, it’s a lot of fun. Nice big long bar to sit at and have a drink. highly recommend if visiting the San Diego area.“

4.2 Good248 Reviews
Queenstown Public House American • $$
1557 Columbia St, San Diego

Customers` Favorites

Cure with Fried Chicken
Chicken and Waffles
Huge French Toast
Bare Lamb Burger
Chicken Pot Pie
Parlor Pot Pie
Rack of Lamb
Lamb Skewers
Fish & Chips
Sweet Fries

“First time visiting this place. It was a cute, cozy atmosphere. It feels like you're in someone's home. They have a full bar and food menu. I ordered the steak and fries and the BF ordered a burger. We started with their calamari and drinks. I have to say, everything was GOOD. Food was fresh and delicious. My bloody mary was really good and well put together. Service could have been better, but I don't regret trying this place.“

4.4 Superb263 Reviews
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