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Kitchen 1540

1540 Camino Del Mar (15th St.) Send to Phone
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Sophisticated modern American cuisine in coastal Del Mar.
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Kitchen 1540 Restaurant Review

: An exciting menu appeals to both the straightforward steak-and-martini crowd and adventurous foodies. Rosemary and red-grape focaccia sets the tone. “The Bar,” tucked in the corner, sends out oysters, along with charcuterie and artisanal cheese, highly simpatico with Duval-Leroy Rosé Champagne. We like the mingling of beets, clementines, pistachio-brittle nuggets and Valdeon blue cheese on caramelized yogurt. A playful bacon and egg starter features pancetta on brioche with a 62-degree egg, smoked house-made ketchup and arugula. For entrées, tender Kurobuta pork shoulder comes with goat cheese-whipped potatoes, and California white rabbit loin is stuffed with sausage. Stylish cabanas out back make for fun alfresco dining, or reserve the private wine room for an intimate pairing party. For dessert, we suggest the white chocolate panna cotta in honeydew soup with melon snow and candied prosciutto.

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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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