SAN DIEGO RESTAURANT WEEK
The best week of the year, San Diego Restaurant Week, is back. Feast at a fraction of the cost as nearly 200 participating restaurants throughout San Diego offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus during this semiannual gastronomical fête.
“Located in the heart of Hillcrest, 100 Wines Kitchen offers old world charm and pays tribute to European-style social dining. The ambiance is reminiscent of an old wine bistro that might be found tucked away on the historic cobblestone alleys of Europe. 100 Wines’ menu showcases a number of shared plates, putting a current twist of Mediterranean dishes. Guests can enjoy a vast array of eclectic wines with varietals sold by the glass and by the bottle, along with a unique craft cocktail menu.”
“As its name suggests, Backyard Kitchen & Tap is a chic, yet cozily coastal American eatery and natural fit for the laid back vibe of Pacific Beach. Outdoor areas are celebrated with three cabanas, living walls, fire pits and an indoor/outdoor bar; setting the stage for memorable nights on the patio with live music. With homemade specialties any time of day and an extensive list of craft cocktails and local beers to choose from, Backyard Kitchen & Tap offers the perfect culinary experience for everyone.”
“Florent Restaurant & Lounge is a San Diego restaurant, modern lounge and nightlife destination. Located in San Diego’s Gaslamp District, on the corner of 5th & G, Florent serves up an inventive Modern American menu by day, and high energy DJ sets by night. With multiple bars on two levels, Florent specializes in local craft beer, craft cocktails and classic favorites.”
“Trey Foshee’s Galaxy Taco is a celebration of the culture and cuisine of Mexico, where you’ll find simple foods done well. A casual Mexican restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, we grind our own masa from non-GMO heirloom corn to make our tortillas, because we take the quality of our ingredients seriously. Our lunch menu is an interpretation of Mexican street food, with an emphasis on seafood and tacos, and our dinner menu has additional family style offerings. We offer a full bar specializing in agave spirits and regional beers from San Diego and south of the border, including our Galaxy Corn Lager made locally just for us by Benchmark Brewing. If you’re in the neighborhood, we invite you to come join the fun.”
“Grant Grill guarantees a remarkable dining experience. From the sumptuous surroundings - including classic mahogany wood, fleur de lis banquettes, and white linen-topped tables - to the world rewnowned beverage program, Grant Grill carries a tradition of excellence since opening its doors in 1951.”
“Welcome to Herringbone, where lounge style tunes fill the air, 100-year old olive trees fill the dining room, and the kitchen serves up unique takes on meat and seafood. There’s a reason Herringbone is quickly taking its place among Southern California’s coastal towns with celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey’s “Fish Meats Field” creations. Where farm fresh cuisine meets an emphasis on line-caught seafood and meat, Herringbone creates detectable dishes that highlight fun twists on classic concepts.”
“The look of JRDN is fresh, cool, clean and upbeat. The atmosphere transforms from California casual to West Coast hip as the day advances. Each evening, the dramatic setting sun, for which Pacific Beach is famous, is celebrated by an ambient reflection on a 70-foot long “wave wall” at the back of the restaurant. Color-changing lighting continues this theatrical effect throughout the evening.”
“Mille Fleurs offers elegant and casual dining, a great place to celebrate an anniversary, or to relax and enjoy a bottle of wine and appetizers with friends. We feature a menu that changes daily for lunch and dinner with respect to the availability of the freshest and finest ingredients.”
“Ocean Pacific Grille features fresh seafood prepared using the bold flavors of the Pacific Rim, wrapped in a Filipino state of mind. This dynamic approach has allowed Ocean Pacific Grille to blaze a new trail in fresh seafood cuisine. Being hailed as the leader in Filipino Fusion, they have effectively raised the standard in Pacific Rim cuisine.” - oceanpacificgrille.com
“Casual, simple, and homegrown - Executive Chef Steven Riemer’s playful interpretation of classic dishes highlights the purity and flavors of local California produce and a commitment to sustainable ingredients. Upon entering the light and airy space, guests are greeted with a 25-foot long cold bar serving an expansive selection of oysters, fresh sushi, seafood platters and specialty items, such as yellowtail crudo, sesame sea bass ceviche, king crab legs, tuna carpaccio and more.”
“Chef Jeffrey Strauss makes a personal statement on the pleasurable dining experience - casual yet elegant, inspired yet straightforward, quality food that delights all the senses. His menu at Pamplemousse Grille melds his many creations from his tenure at Glorious Food, New York City’s orlistat 15 years, and his many travels to Europe to experience, learn and create the finest cuisine the world has to offer.” - pgrille.com
“Located in the heart of Mission Hills, The Patio on Goldfinch is the quintessential neighborhood eatery.”
“Puesto is a popular San Diego restaurant that successfully mixes a casual attitude with an original twist on Mexican street food and drinks. Puesto knows the true meaning of fresh with hand-made non-gmo corn tortillas, scratch salsas, natural meats, sustainable seafood and local greens. This incredible combination of the freshest, highest quality ingredients all prepared in-house creates the greatest tacos you’ve ever tasted! Chef Luisteen serves beautiful market salads, antojitos (Mexican tapas), ceviches, moles, tostadas and other authentic Mexican favorites. Puesto serves refreshing beverages including scratch margaritas, palomas, and seasonal aguas frescas served pure or as cocktails. ¡Salud!”
“True to our name, Rustic Root showcases a dynamic menu of Rustic American Cuisine with a spotlight on locally sourced meats, produce, seafood, and house-made ingredients. Signature dishes complement a unique menu of craft cocktails thoughtfully created by our Consulting Mixologist, Garth Flood. Our multi-level space includes a 500 square-feet downstairs patio that opens to the main dining room on the lower floor as well as the only rooftop restaurant in the Gaslamp.”
“We call it Excesstasy™, the overwhelming excitement felt when indulging in the Slater’s 50/50 experience. Our guests call it the best burger experience they’ve ever had. We take bacon, burgers and beer seriously.
From creating the original 50/50 patty - made of 50% ground bacon and50% ground beef - to our menu of over-the-top food favorites and extensive selection of local and regional craft beers, Slater’s 50/50 is THE place where guests create their own Excesstasy™.”
“In Fall of 2014, Blue Bridge Hospitality opened doors to Coronado’s only existing tried-and-true steakhouse, the collective’s sixth individual concept, Stake Chophouse & Bar. Prominently situated in the heart of Coronado’s iconic village, the stunning 4,600 square-foot, second-story venue is located at 1309 Orange Avenue and offers San Diegans and visitors alike a modern take on the classic chophouse of decades past. Allowing guests to indulge in a variety of offerings, versus more traditional, larger-style entrée portions, Executive Chef Tim Kolanko’s menu includes a number of share-friendly filets, chops and dry-aged prime steak, an expansive selection of ice cold shellfish & crudo, healthy salads and rustic, wood fire-roasted side dishes, in addition to a handful of freshly composed seafood entrées.”
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