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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Crescent Grill

7955 La Jolla Shores Dr. (Torrey Pines Rd.) Send to Phone
858-459-0541

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Crescent Grill Restaurant Review

: The ups and downs of this view-rich dining room, which offers a 300-degree panorama of La Jolla Shores, the ocean, and a hillside dimpled with the mansions of the rich, have been well-known since it opened several decades ago as Elario’s. Now managed by the Olympus Hospitality Group, Hotel La Jolla and its 11th-floor Crescent Grill seem on the upswing, and we’re quite pleased by the new, contemporary menu written by chef Liliana Navarette. The tradition of jazz nights in the comfortable bar and an extraordinary wine list complement the new dinner list, which opens with such items as grilled, stuffed cherrystone clams with truffle dressing, and continues pleasingly with a grilled tomato soup, beer-marinated chicken breast and, quite stellar in our opinion, a roasted halibut served en papillote with a thyme-saffron risotto. Now we can enjoy the view and have dinner, too, a pleasant change from other times, when the view was the only reason for taking the elevator up from the lobby.



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