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JRDN Restaurant

723 Felspar St. (Mission Blvd.) Send to Phone
858-270-5736 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A sassy hotel hot-spot with a focus on steak and seafood, plus great ocean views.
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Breakfast & Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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JRDN Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Pacific Beach's JRDN (pronounced Jordan) at the Tower23 Hotel is a San Diego hot-spot with views of the ocean and pier throughout the restaurant. An outdoor patio lines the length of the huge space and provides people-watching of the hustle and bustle on the boardwalk. Inside the dining room, a 70-foot “wave wall” commands attention with its undulating lines that periodically change colors. The bar area has a happening scene, while the secluded private dining room adjacent to the glass-enclosed wine cellar satisfies the opposite end of the spectrum. Executive chef David Warner oversees the Cal-fresh-meets-steakhouse menu which offers good value, especially when considering this is a beachfront hotel restaurant. From the starters, bacon gives a boost to baked clams. Those in meat mode will enjoy the fine selection of cuts; prices include a rub, sauce and two sides (we recommend the grilled asparagus), a rarity in today’s à la carte steakhouse economics. Seafood is also a focus, with options like grilled swordfish with potatoes, green beans and sorrel or scallops accompanied by corn and carrots. Desserts may include a chocolate torte, blueberry tart or butterscotch pot de crème. Appropriately, the international wine list focuses on the West Coast states. Happy hour is offered on weekdays from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. with specials like $4 draft beers. And how can you beat free valet parking at the beach?

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