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The Best Restaurants
in San Diego

Lobster salad with roasted beet carpaccio and citrus as served at Veladora in Rancho Valencia

Whether you are looking for the highest-rated San Diego restaurants when it comes to food, or the most romantic, or the best steakhouse, you can follow these top San Diego restaurant lists and recommendations. Here you can see the best restaurants in San Diego in a variety of categories.



TOP SAN DIEGO RESTAURANT LISTS

Searsucker, one of GAYOT's Top 10 American Restaurants in San Diego


American

Baja-Style Lobster

Barbecue

Brunch

Cheap Eats

Delivery

Food Ratings

Happy Hour

Heart-Healthy

Ice Cream

Italian

Kid-Friendly

Mexican

Outdoor Dining
- San Diego
- La Jolla
- Del Mar
- North County


Pizza

Romantic

Seafood

Special Occasion

Steakhouses

Sushi

Takeout

Vegetarian

Views

Wine Bars

Wine Lists



BEST SAN DIEGO HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS


GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with ideas on where to dine out for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve in San Diego. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day or where to raise a pint on St. Patrick’s Day. There are also round-ups of the best restaurants for brunch on Easter and Mother’s Day.

Easter Brunch

Father's Day

Mother's Day

New Year's Eve

St. Patrick's Day

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day



WINE OF THE WEEK | GAYOT.com

GAYOT's Wine & Spirits Editor presents the
Wine of the Week, featuring tasting notes as well as history on the vineyards and winemaker.

DINING IN PROVENCE

The charm of Provence right on your table.

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Proper Hotel Santa Monica RooftopThe view is not the only reason to dine at Calabra in Santa Monica, CA.

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