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

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...

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...

Bice Ristorante Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Bice Ristorante, San Diego, CA 425 Island Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Downtown Italian restaurant with a sophisticated, modern setting, notable wine vault and tantalizing cheese bar. 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...

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

Cucina Enoteca Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Cucina Enoteca, 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...

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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Creative design and compelling cuisine in La Jolla. 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...

Kitchen 1540 Modern American
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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Modern American cuisine in coastal Del Mar. 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...

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
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Old-school steakhouse serves cuts of USDA Prime aged beef, seafood and fine wine. 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
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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
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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

New American cuisine in a casual al fresco setting. More...

Sea & Smoke, an American Brasserie American
14/20
Dining Room at Sea & Smoke, an American Brasserie, Del Mar, CA Flower Hill Promenade
2690 Via De La Valle, #D210
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Chef Matt Gordon presents American brasserie fare and culinary-inspired cocktails in Del Mar. 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...

Tapenade French
16/20
Dining Room at Tapenade, La Jolla, CA 7612 Fay Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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San Diego destination for classic French cuisine. More...

Top of the Market Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Top of the Market, San Diego, CA 750 N. Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Captivating views of the harbor, solid service and fresh seafood make a good dining triumvirate. More...

Twenty/20 Grill & Wine Bar California
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Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa
5480 Grand Pacific Dr.
Carlsbad, CA 92008

This casual wine bar/restaurant at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa offers an eclectic menu. More...

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

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