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San Diego Restaurant Guide

Ocean Terrace restaurant overlooks the shores of La Jolla

10 Hot Spots for Dining in San Diego
The Crack Shack
DRIFT eat + drink
Et Voilà
Herb & Wood
Kettner Exchange
Stake Chophouse & Bar
Viewpoint Brewing Co.
Wrench & Rodent Seabasstropub
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Closed Restaurant Reviews

They might be gone, but they're not forgotten. Browse through the closed restaurant database for San Diego to reminisce about your favorite eateries from the past.

Browse GAYOT's list of closed restaurants in San Diego


All tequila is mezcal, but not all mezcal is tequila.

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Blanc de Blancs Champagnes are different from the majority of Champagnes.

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2022 GAYOT RESTAURANT AWARDSReflecting on our dinners of 2022, some restaurants have ingrained in our memory an impression to remember stronger than others.
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