Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

The Best San Diego Valentines Restaurants



Make this Valentine's Day a special one by going to one of the most romantic restaurants in San Diego. Here you'll find the best San Diego Valentines restaurants for romancing your sweetheart and having a wonderful meal.

View GAYOT's Top 10 Valentine's Day Restaurants in San Diego and Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in San Diego

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

Bice Ristorante Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Bice Ristorante, San Diego, CA 425 Island Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
Menu
Traditional Italian with seasonal ingredients, notable wines and the city's top cheese bar. More...

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

Bottega Americano Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Bottega Americano, San Diego, CA 1195 Island Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101

European-inspired eatery and marketplace in the East Village for Italian fare with five interactive food bars. More...

Cafe Chloe French
13/20
721 Ninth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
Menu
A charming neighborhood café with French flair and fetching bistro-style cuisine. More...

The Craftsman New American Tavern New American
14/20
Dining Room at The Craftsman New American Tavern, Encinitas, CA 267 N. El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
Menu
Comfort food with clever culinary twists in a rustic tavern setting. 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
Menu | Photo
Eye-popping design, dynamic food and a good locals' scene in Del Mar. More...

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

1500 Ocean California
No Rating
Dining Room at 1500 Ocean, Coronado, CA Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118

Hotel del Coronado's fine dining restaurant offers California coastal cuisine and pleasant ocean views. 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
Menu | Photo
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
Menu | Photo | Video
Stylish La Jolla restaurant for seafood and a lively scene. More...

Jsix California
13/20
Dining Room at Jsix, San Diego, CA Hotel Solamar
616 J St.
San Diego, CA 92101
Menu
Seasonal California cuisine in downtown’s hip Hotel Solamar. 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
Menu
Seasonal coastal cuisine at L'Auberge Del Mar. More...

Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge California
13/20
1015 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118
Menu
This neighborhood spot offers a farm-to-table menu and a lively atmosphere on Coronado Island. 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
Menu
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
Menu
Enjoy the unbeatable view and delicious food courtesy of chef Stéphane Voitzwinkler. 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...

Morton's The Steakhouse Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Morton 285 J St.
San Diego, CA 92101
Menu
Old-school steakhouse serves cuts of USDA Prime aged beef, seafood and fine wine. More...

Oceana Coastal Kitchen California
14/20
Dining Room at Oceana Coastal Kitchen, San Diego, CA Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa
3999 Mission Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92109
Menu | Photo
Seafood-centric California cuisine at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa with sweeping views of Mission Bay. 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...

Pamplemousse Grille Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Pamplemousse Grille, Solana Beach, CA 514 Via de la Valle
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Menu
Drop by this casually elegant spot for lunch or dinner. 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
Menu
Eclectic dining at The Prado is a good companion to the Balboa Park experience. More...

Prepkitchen Del Mar New American
14/20
Dining Room at Prepkitchen Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 1201 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92104
Menu
New American cuisine in a casual al fresco setting. 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...

Vincent's California
14/20
Dining Room at Vincent 113 W. Grand Ave.
Escondido, CA 92025
Menu
Seasonal dining with French panache in historic downtown Escondido. More...

Find Valentines Restaurants in other cities

Valentines in San Diego
RESTAURANT AWARDS 2016

Sign up to receive the 2016 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which will feature the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. and more.