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American Restaurants in San Diego

4.9 - 1635 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

17051 W Bernardo Dr, San Diego
(858) 312-6161

Phil's BBQ

I enjoyed the baby back ribs. My kids didn’t appreciate the beefy ribs as much, they said they’re greasy as all beef ribs are. The bbq chicken and side... More reviews

4.9 - 1487 votes

Hours: 11AM - 11PM

3225 N Scottsdale Rd, San Diego
(619) 535-2353

Phil's BBQ

Had dinner at the San Diego airport location and was blown away by the service! Vincent was amazing! It’s not often you run into world class service at... More reviews

4.8 - 1136 votes

Hours: 4 - 8:30PM

11940 Bernardo Plaza Dr, San Diego
(858) 485-1262

Carvers Steaks & Chops

We always have excellent meals, service and the early dining menu is very well priced. Today, my husband said his halibut and shrimp was the best ever. ... More reviews

4.7 - 759 votes

Hours: 11AM - 11PM

12045 Carmel Mountain Rd #303, San Diego
(619) 430-4782

Grub Burger Bar

Best burgers, Phillies and drinks in town. I feel like there shake menu is not what it used to be but everything else was top notch! More reviews

4.7 - 631 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

10448 Reserve Dr, San Diego
(858) 376-2739

Karl Strauss Brewing Company

The place was not busy for lunch. It's a great place and the food is decent. they have outdoor seating if you're concerned about COVID. I got t... More reviews

4.7 - 616 votes

Hours: 10:30AM - 1:30AM

4375 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego
(800) 786-1000

In-N-Out Burger

These guys are on it! Had 7 "complicated orders"lol - bon que que.They knocked it out of the parkHad some shakes, all about $66.Drive thru was ... More reviews

4.8 - 455 votes

Hours: 7:30AM - 8PM

3232 Greyling Dr, San Diego
(858) 430-6755

Maggie's Cafe

This is my second time going here for breakfast and all around great staff and pretty great food. I got the Stuffed French toast last time and loved that... More reviews

4.6 - 611 votes

Hours: 11AM - 1:30PM

2550 Fifth Ave 12th floor, San Diego
(619) 239-1377

Mister A's

The location and ambiance was awesome. Sit outside and see the planes above your head flying, really cool. Yes it’s higher priced but worth the experienc... More reviews

4.6 - 583 votes

Hours: 10:30AM - 1:30AM

2005 Camino Del Este, San Diego
(800) 786-1000

In-N-Out Burger

I love this In-N-Out! The lines are always long, but that is to be expected. Nonetheless, the lines go by fast. They come out to your car so that they ca... More reviews

4.5 - 573 votes

Hours: 8AM - 2PM

1451 Washington St, San Diego
(619) 255-2282

Great Maple - Hillcrest

Impeccable service! The menu is always offering choices and I have a hard time choosing-but its always delish! The cocktails are top notch! A favorite pl... More reviews

4.8 - 355 votes

Hours: 4 - 10PM

1863 Fifth Ave, San Diego
(619) 955-8525

The Balboa

One of the best burgers I've ever had. Inside It's got a old school feel. Love it! More reviews

4.6 - 482 votes

Hours: 10:30AM - 1:30AM

2910 Damon Ave, San Diego
(800) 786-1000

In-N-Out Burger

Worst burger I've ever had. The bread was not fresh at all and not a good taste for the meat. Also, the fries were hard and some of them almost burn... More reviews

4.5 - 519 votes

Hours: 8AM - 2PM

860 W Washington St, San Diego
(619) 458-9929

Farmer's Bottega

I really liked this restaurant! Their service was great, the atmosphere is nice and the parking is easy! I can tell that the food is cooked with intentio... More reviews

4.5 - 518 votes

Hours: 5 - 10:30PM

2228 Kettner Blvd, San Diego
(619) 269-9036

Juniper & Ivy

I think this restaurant belongs ins Paris lol. Wow! Everything was on point! This is definitely a must go. The chef pays close attention to the texture a... More reviews

4.6 - 445 votes

Hours: 7AM - 3PM

5119 Cass St, San Diego
(858) 274-2233

Fig Tree Cafe Pacific Beach

Breakfast sluts such as myself will love this eclectic, beachy-vibe spot below a large banyan tree. The visual appeal doesn't end at the décor as th... More reviews

4.6 - 443 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 9:30PM

Hazard Center, 7510 Hazard Center Dr #215, San Diego
(619) 764-4411

Wood Ranch

Delicious food. Very juicy steak. Cold beer, great salad. Friendly staff members. Highly recommended! More reviews

4.8 - 315 votes

Hours: 4 - 9PM

4204 Rolando Blvd, San Diego
(619) 431-5755

Garden Kitchen

This is one of THE best restaurants in San Diego, hands down. Chef and her staff provide the freshest locally-sourced ingredients and wines and take so m... More reviews

4.5 - 463 votes

Hours: 5 - 10PM

880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego
(619) 298-6802

Island Prime

I went here to celebrate a birthday. The restaurant has the look and feel of an old steakhouse with white tablecloth and dark interior. You do get an ama... More reviews

4.8 - 293 votes

Hours: 11AM - 7PM

3625 Midway Dr Ste B, San Diego
(619) 226-1600

Classics Malt Shop

We went here on vacation! The food is amazing and they make sure everyone that comes through the door is treated like family and takes care of them. The ... More reviews

4.5 - 425 votes

Hours: 10:30AM - 10PM

4175 Genesee Ave, San Diego
(858) 277-1089

The Habit Burger Grill

I've always loved this place but their customer service is horrible. They sent me an email with a coupon for a free burger for my birthday month. So... More reviews



4.5 - 421 votes

Hours: 5 - 10PM

4622 Park Blvd, San Diego
(619) 269-6566


I went here for the first time last night and had such an amazing time! The staff were friendly and fun, the drinks were great, and the interior of the r... More reviews

4.6 - 357 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

3750 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego
(619) 226-6333

Phil's BBQ

Not my favorite bbq place. It was ok. This was second time here and I'm not sure I'll be back. I only had the bbq chicken and wasn't a fan... More reviews

4.4 - 457 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

4505 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego
(858) 450-1252

Seasons 52

Our favorite restaurant in SD. We celebrated a birthday and were greeted with a complimentary champagne toast. Food and service outstanding. Look forward... More reviews

4.6 - 344 votes

Hours: 6:30AM - 2:30PM

8861 Villa La Jolla Dr #509, San Diego
(858) 483-5556

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery

Boujee! My food looked good enough to take a picture for the Gram, and man did it taste like Chef Ramsay was cooking in the back! I grabbed a strawberry ... More reviews

4.5 - 392 votes

Hours: 5 - 10PM

3408 30th St, San Diego
(619) 955-5295

The Smoking Goat Restaurant

We had a very good time ! Service and food were exactly what we were expecting and very pleasant. and the place is really cute. Thank again guys ! More reviews

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