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Best Romantic Restaurants SAN DIEGO


Whether you're celebrating a milestone with someone special in the San Diego area or looking for the best date restaurants that are sure to impress, a romantic setting can set the mood for a night to remember. We've selected the best romantic restaurants in San Diego to share a memorable meal with your sweetheart.

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Addison French
17/20
Dining Room at Addison, San Diego, CA The 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 The Grand Del Mar resort. More...

Amaya American
14/20
Dining Room at Amaya, San Diego, CA The Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Ct.
San Diego, CA 92130
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Amaya presents refined American cuisine with Mediterranean influences. 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...

Bertrand at Mister A's French
14/20
Dining Room at Bertrand 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...

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...

Candelas Mexican
13/20
416 Third Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Candelas breaks the Mexican restaurant mold with sophisticated cuisine in a romantic, sexy setting. More...

Cusp Dining & Drinks Mediterranean
14/20
Hotel La Jolla
7955 La Jolla Shores Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Enjoy views of La Jolla and the Pacific while savoring Mediterranean fare. More...

Davanti Enoteca Italian
14/20
1655 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101

Little Italy dining in a sexy setting with rustic Italian food and charm. More...

George's California Modern California
15/20
Dining Room at George 1250 Prospect St.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Executive chef Trey Foshee's farm-fresh coastal cuisine in a seaside setting in La Jolla. 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...

Humphreys Restaurant California
12/20
2241 Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, CA 92106
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California coastal cuisine from chef Paul Murphy in a stylish, contemporary setting with good views. More...

Island Prime Steakhouse
12/20
880 Harbor Island Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Overlooking the bay, city skyline and Coronado, this modern eatery sports creative appetizers and straightforward main courses. More...

Jake's Del Mar California
13/20
1660 Coast Blvd.
Del Mar, CA 92014
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A Del Mar standby since 1981, this beachfront spot delivers good fun and eats, and a spectacular ocean setting. More...

JRDN Restaurant Steakhouse
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Dining Room at JRDN Restaurant, San Diego, CA Tower23 Hotel
723 Felspar St.
San Diego, CA 92109
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A sassy hotel hot-spot with a focus on steak and seafood, plus great ocean views. More...

La Dolce Vita Italian
12/20
1237 Prospect St., Ste. P
La Jolla, CA 92037

This authentic Italian ristorante offers a bit of the "sweet life" in La Jolla. 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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Wall-to-wall beachfront view, farm-fresh locally grown ingredients, and chef Bernard Guillas’s sophisticated, adventurous cuisine in La Jolla. More...

Mille Fleurs French
15/20
Dining Room at Mille Fleurs, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 6009 Paseo Delicias
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
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An elegant Rancho Santa Fe establishment that favors farm-fresh French California cuisine complemented by a notable wine list. More...

Mistral Global
14/20
Dining Room at Mistral, Coronado, CA Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4000 Coronado Bay Rd.
Coronado, CA 92118
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Eclectic cuisine in a setting that boasts one of the best views of downtown San Diego from Coronado Island. More...

Mustangs & Burros California
13/20
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
9700 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Enjoy creative Cal Mex cuisine on the cozy patio with a roaring fire year round. More...

Ocean Terrace California
14/20
Dining Room at Ocean Terrace, La Jolla, CA 1250 Prospect St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Savor Trey Foshee's California coastal cuisine in one of San Diego's most striking settings. More...

Old Venice Italian
13/20
2910 Cañon St.
San Diego, CA 92106
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Enjoy Mediterranean cuisine, al fresco dining and a romantic setting at this Point Loma destination. More...

Pacific Coast Grill Pacific Rim
14/20
Dining Room at Pacific Coast Grill, Cardiff, CA 2526 S. Coast Hwy. 101
Cardiff, CA 92007

Perched on Cardiff Beach, Pacific Coast Grill is a good spot for sunset cocktails, sushi and Pacific Rim-meets-Modern California cuisine. More...

The Prado at Balboa Park Latin American
12/20
Dining Room at The Prado at Balboa Park, San Diego, CA House of Hospitality
1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Eclectic dining at The Prado is a good companion to the Balboa Park experience. More...

Trattoria Ponte Vecchio Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Trattoria Ponte Vecchio, Del Mar, CA 2334 Carmel Valley Rd.
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Cozy trattoria with authentic Northern Italian cuisine. More...

Vivace Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Vivace, Carlsbad, CA Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
7100 Aviara Resort Dr.
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Interpretive regional Italian fare in one of the county’s most romantic settings. More...

The Wellington Steak & Martini Lounge Steakhouse
14/20
729 W. Washington St.
San Diego, CA 92103
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Intimate and romantic neighborhood steakhouse. More...

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