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Kitchen 1540

1540 Camino Del Mar (15th St.) Send to Phone
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Seasonal coastal cuisine at L'Auberge Del Mar.
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Kitchen 1540, Del Mar, CA

Kitchen 1540 Restaurant Review

: Executive chef Nathan Lingle oversees this sophisticated restaurant in L'Auberge Del Mar. The dynamic menu focuses on coastal harvest cuisine, simply prepared, showcasing bold flavors within the changing seasons. As always, the food puts an emphasis on quality products and farm fresh ingredients. To start, there's summer squash carpaccio with goat's milk ricotta or green tomato gazpacho. Interesting entrées include rabbit loin fricassee with pea tortellini or halibut with artichokes, fennel barigoule and sea beans. Beyond the stylish main dining room, guests can dine under the stars by the fireplace or tuck into a romantic cabana for a more intimate dinner. The private wine room is the perfect spot for a special occasion meal curated by the chef and the well-versed sommelier.

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Good food; incredibly noisy atmosphere
by imanindependent1 on Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:19 pm
This is an over-rated restaurant. We were seated in a booth in the main dining room. The menu is a bit confusing, but the food was good. However, the noise level in the restauarant was so bad that we had trouble having a conversation. Waitstaff was pleasant and efficient, but they seemed quite frazzled and were running around the room like preverbial "chickens with their heads cut off." There are several other restaurants in the Del Mar area that have better food and calmer surroundings: Mille Fleurs (Rancho Santa Fe); Market (Del Mar); Pamplemousse (Del Mar). If you do go to Kitchen 1540, I strongly recommend that you dine on the outside patio at the front of the building, or on the patio near the pool.
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