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Dining Out for New Year's Eve
SAN DIEGO

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Besides attending one of the world's Top 10 Hot Spots for New Year's Eve, what could be better than celebrating the end of the year with a memorable meal? Whether you're looking for a party scene full of revelers or a more romantic space to share a midnight Champagne toast with someone special, you'll find the best restaurants in San Diego to ring in the New Year.

Addison French
17/20
Dining Room at Addison, San Diego, CA Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5200 Grand Del Mar Way
San Diego, CA 92130
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Exceptional, seasonal haute cuisine in a lavish European-style setting at Fairmont Grand Del Mar resort. More...

A.R. Valentien California
15/20
Dining Room at A.R. Valentien, La Jolla, CA The Lodge at Torrey Pines
11480 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sophisticated dining at The Lodge at Torrey Pines with views of the famous golf course. More...

Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant New American
15/20
Dining Room at Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant, San Diego, CA 2202 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Seasonal cuisine and a bar scene at this neighborhood gem in Bankers Hill. More...

Bleu Boheme French
13/20
Dining Room at Bleu Boheme, San Diego, CA 4090 Adams Ave.
San Diego, CA 92116
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This stylish bistro and wine bar transports diners to France. More...

Bracero: Cocina de Raiz New Mexican
15/20
Dining Room at Bracero: Cocina de Raiz, San Diego, CA 1490 Kettner Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

Modern Mexican fare from chef Javier Plascencia in San Diego's Little Italy. More...

Craft & Commerce Eclectic
13/20
Dining Room at Craft & Commerce, San Diego, CA 675 W. Beech St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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A quirky and clever bar and restaurant in Little Italy known for its innovative cocktails. More...

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar Italian
14/20
Dining Room at CUCINA enoteca Del Mar, Del Mar, CA Flower Hill Promenade
2730 Via De La Valle
Del Mar, CA 92104
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Eye-popping design, dynamic food and a good locals' scene in Del Mar. More...

Cucina Urbana Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Cucina Urbana, San Diego, CA 505 Laurel St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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This bustling spot in Bankers Hill serves up Italian-American fare and affordable wine in an artsy setting. More...

Cusp Dining & Drinks Mediterranean
14/20
Hotel La Jolla
7955 La Jolla Shores Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Enjoy views of La Jolla and the Pacific while savoring Mediterranean fare. More...

George's California Modern Modern American
16/20
Dining Room at George George's at the Cove
1250 Prospect St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Executive chef Trey Foshee creates imaginative, ingredient-driven California cuisine in an elevated setting with an ocean view. More...

The Grant Grill California
15/20
Dining Room at The Grant Grill, San Diego, CA The US Grant
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
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The US Grant hotel’s elegant restaurant features contemporary California cuisine and top-notch cocktails. More...

Herringbone Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Herringbone, La Jolla, CA 7837 Herschel Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Stylish La Jolla restaurant for seafood and a lively scene. More...

Ironside Fish & Oyster Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Ironside Fish & Oyster, San Diego, CA 1654 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Oysters, fresh fish, cocktail culture and a high-energy vibe define this Little Italy favorite. More...

JRDN Restaurant Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at JRDN Restaurant, San Diego, CA Tower23 Hotel
723 Felspar St.
San Diego, CA 92109
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Seafood, steaks and ocean views at Tower23 Hotel. More...

Jsix California
13/20
Dining Room at Jsix, San Diego, CA Hotel Solamar
616 J St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Seasonal California cuisine in downtown’s hip Hotel Solamar. More...

Juniper & Ivy California
14/20
Dining Room at Juniper & Ivy, San Diego, CA 2228 Kettner Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Chef Richard Blais' lively restaurant in San Diego’s Little Italy. More...

Kettner Exchange New American
No Rating
2001 Kettner Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

Progressive American cuisine in a high-design building with rooftop cabanas and a fun bar scene. More...

Kitchen 1540 California
15/20
Dining Room at Kitchen 1540, Del Mar, CA L'Auberge Del Mar
1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Seasonal coastal cuisine at L'Auberge Del Mar. More...

Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge California
13/20
1015 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118
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This neighborhood spot offers a farm-to-table menu and a lively atmosphere on Coronado Island. More...

The Marine Room French
15/20
Dining Room at The Marine Room, La Jolla, CA La Jolla Shores Hotel
2000 Spindrift Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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A landmark oceanfront restaurant in La Jolla with sophisticated, seasonal cuisine and seafood from chef Bernard Guillas. More...

Market Restaurant + Bar California
16/20
Dining Room at Market Restaurant + Bar, Del Mar, CA 3702 Via de la Valle
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Creative delicacies fill chef Carl Schroeder’s ever-changing menu. More...

Masters Kitchen and Cocktail California
14/20
208 South Coast Hwy.
Oceanside, CA 92054

Progressive California comfort cuisine and cocktails in a beautifully revamped 1930s car shop in Oceanside. More...

Mille Fleurs French
15/20
Dining Room at Mille Fleurs, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 6009 Paseo Delicias
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

French-California cuisine by executive chef Martin Woesle in Rancho Santa Fe. More...

Mister A's French
14/20
Dining Room at Mister A 2550 Fifth Ave., 12th Floor
San Diego, CA 92103
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Enjoy the unbeatable view and delicious food courtesy of chef Stéphane Voitzwinkler. More...

Mistral Global
No Rating
Dining Room at Mistral, Coronado, CA Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4000 Coronado Bay Rd.
Coronado, CA 92118
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This setting boasts one of the best views of downtown San Diego from Coronado Island. More...

Morada California
15/20
Dining Room at Morada, Rancho Santa Fe, CA The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
5951 Linea del Cielo
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Seasonal California cuisine at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. More...

Pamplemousse Grille Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Pamplemousse Grille, Solana Beach, CA 514 Via de la Valle
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Drop by this casually elegant spot for lunch or dinner. More...

The Red Door California
No Rating
Dining Room at The Red Door, San Diego, CA 741 W. Washington St.
San Diego, CA 92103
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Authentic farm-to-table cuisine at this friendly neighborhood restaurant in Mission Hills. More...

Sbicca Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Sbicca, Del Mar, CA 215 15th St.
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Lively neighborhood bistro in old town Del Mar with a rooftop deck for Pacific sunsets. More...

Searsucker New American
14/20
Dining Room at Searsucker, San Diego, CA 611 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Brian Malarkey's Gaslamp eatery pulses with energy, as diners enjoy cocktails and creative small plates. More...

Solace & the Moonlight Lounge Modern American
14/20
Dining Room at Solace & the Moonlight Lounge, Encinitas, CA 25 E. E St.
Encinitas, CA 92024

Chef Matt Gordon's beachside restaurant elevates the Encinitas dining scene, and its Moonlight Lounge is a hot-spot. More...

Stake Chophouse & Bar Steakhouse
15/20
1309 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118

Modern chef-driven steakhouse with high-quality meats and seafood, and well-curated wines. More...

Vintana Wine + Dine California
13/20
Dining Room at Vintana Wine + Dine, Escondido, CA Lexus Centre
1205 Auto Park Way
Escondido, CA 92029
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Contemporary California cuisine in a unique glass-box penthouse setting above a Lexus dealership in Escondido. More...

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