Posts Categorized: Party Venues

Make memories with your next celebration! From Birthday Parties, to Anniversaries, Company Parties to Wedding Reception & Rehearsal Dinners, enjoy your party at one of San Diego’s Best Party Venues. Enjoy impressive food, attentive staff and best of all, no mess to clean up when you’re done!

Hornblower Cruises are a “must see” Attraction

Hornblower Cruises & Events is the premier San Diego harbor and whale watching cruise ship line in San Diego. You will not find a better venue for sightseeing, Sunday brunch or dinner, and dancing than on a Hornblower Cruise. This recommendation is based on personal experience. It’s the policy of the SAN DIEGAN and SanDiegan.com to… Read more »

San Diego’s Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant in Old Town Offers Superb Dining in a Historic Setting

Soon after Juan Bandini built his thatch-roofed adobe family home, 1827–29, it became the social center of San Diego. Bandini himself was often seen waltzing gracefully and elegantly across the parlor floor. In 1869, after Bandini’s death, stage master Albert Seeley purchased Bandini’s home and converted it into his family home and a hotel. When… Read more »

Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House is La Jolla’s Most Impressive Upscale Restaurant

Truluck’s Seafood, Steak & Crab House is definitely the best upscale restaurant in San Diego. Plus, they offer valet parking. So from the moment you arrive till the moment you leave, you will be treated like royalty. Truluck’s Restaurant in La Jolla has won ‘Best of the Best’ in the San Diego Magazine Readers’ Poll… Read more »

Peohe’s Restaurant Features Awesome Seafood & Breathtaking Views of Romantic San Diego Bay

Peohe’s Restaurant overlooking downtown San Diego from beautiful Coronado offers delicious fresh seafood selections along with mouthwatering steaks cooked to perfection along with new wave sushi and much, much more. If you haven’t guessed it yet, Peohe’s Restaurant is a one-of-a-kind tropical paradise with breathtaking waterfront views of downtown San Diego’s skyline. It’s the perfect… Read more »

Coronado’s Hotel del Coronado is an Oceanfront Resort with Great Shops and top Restaurants

The legendary Hotel del Coronado is located on 28 oceanfront acres on Coronado Island. Built in 1888 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977, The Hotel del Coronado has played host to celebrities, presidents and dignitaries from around the world. Today, guests can select accommodations in the historic Victorian Building, in the contemporary Ocean… Read more »

Bali Hai For Romantic Bay Views of San Diego

Bali Hai has been a San Diego favorite for seafood fine dining since 1954 because of their delicious seafood served with a breathtaking view of San Diego Bay. If you want to impress your out-of-town guests, bring them here. Entrées to rave about are their Chicken of the Gods, which has been a best seller… Read more »

Bistro 39 is a California Bistro Classics

Bistro 39 is a favorite restaurant for locals and out-of-towners alike. Its local appeal is because the word has gotten out that it’s not hotel food. So the numerous locals living in nearby apartments, condos and single-family homes come here to dine too. Plus, their chef, who graduated from a famous culinary school, creates memorable… Read more »

The Butcher Shop Steakhouse is a Classic

You will be pleasantly delighted when you’re escorted to one of three plush dining rooms. Be sure to ask to be seated in the library, and ask for booth 17 or 21. Their combination dinners are very popular. Heavenly desserts are also a specialty here. Reminiscent of a classic Chicago-style steakhouse, The Butcher Shop features… Read more »

Marieta’s Mexican Restaurant Offers Authentic and Festive Mexican Dining Experience

Marieta’s Mexican Restaurant is a well-established East County favorite with a loyal following of happy diners, who visit their three locations so often that customers are often greeted by their first name. The great appeal of dining here is of course the delicious authentic south-of-the-border cuisine and the equally authentic atmosphere including their friendly waiters… Read more »

Saska’s Steak & Seafood is Celebrating Its 63rd Anniversary in North Mission Beach ’til 2 a.m.

A legend in our city is Saska’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant. This family-owned restaurant is celebrating 63 years in business at the same location on Mission Boulevard in north Mission Beach. Featured in a rustic nautical setting are Saska’s delicious fresh seafood selections and fabulous tasting steaks. The Saska’s secret to their delicious – tasting… Read more »

Humphreys Restaurant Featuring Live Music

Humphreys Restaurant

Humphreys Restaurant on Shelter Island is the award winner of the 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010 San Diego Restaurant Association’s Gold Medallion Award for Best Live Music Venue/Restaurant. And when it comes to Sunday brunch, Humphreys bay-front restaurant is as good as it gets. Humphreys features an unparalleled presentation against the backdrop of beautiful yachts moored… Read more »

Jolly Roger Restaurant on Oceanside Harbor

This attractive New England-style restaurant is nestled on the edge of Oceanside Harbor. A good recommendation is the macadamia nut mahi mahi. It’s two generous, golden brown cuts that are perfectly prepared. Another winner is the seafood linguine, which is a combination of lobster, scallops and fresh fish of the day in a creamy sauce…. Read more »

Kaiserhof Restaurant has Been Voted Best German Restaurant in San Diego for 33 years in a Row

Kaiserhof Restaurant (2) has been voted the best German restaurant in all of San Diego for 31 years. At Kaiserhof Restaurant they pride themselves is serving the best selection and the widest variety of excellent veal, pork and beef. Kaiserhof Restaruant also serves a large selection of seafood entrées. And of course Kaiserhof also serves… Read more »

Mount Palomar Winery is One of the Original Wineries in Temecula Valley

Mount Palomar Winery

One of the original wineries, established 1969, it is up a little hill, hidden from the road. This inviting winery is open for tastings daily. They produce over 14,000 cases of wine annually and distribute to store and fine restaurants in Southern California. They also have a full-service gourmet deli, gift shop, patio and shady… Read more »

LEGOLAND in Carlsbad Has Over 60 Exciting Rides, Fun Shows Kids Love

LEGOLAND California is home to more than 60 exciting rides, shows and attractions. But the really big news is the world’s first and only LEGOLAND Water Park. The imagination really flows on Build-A-Raft river, where everyone floats on their own custom-built LEGO raft. The Water Park also features six-person raft slides, single-person tube slides, body… Read more »

Leucadia Pizzeria Serves The Best Tasting Pizzas, Pastas & More To Your Table or To Your Door

A North County treasure for more than 25 years is Leucadia Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant. As you enter the restaurant the tantalizing aroma of freshly baked garlic bread fills the air, which is a promise of good things to come. They have dozens of delicious pastas and entrées to choose from. These include wonderful-tasting lasagna,… Read more »

Solare Ristorante & Lounge is a Local Favorite Offering Superb Italian Cuisine at Liberty Station

Owner/Chef Stefano Ceresoli and his lovely wife Roberta have transformed their already successful Italian restaurant Solare Ristorants & Lounge into a new and delightfully fun place to dine and entertain. They also offer live jazz on Thursday. Now they have added a new menu to go along with their already personalized service to make dining… Read more »

Ashoka the Great Serves Indian Cuisine

When it comes to San Diego Restaurants serving Indian cuisine, look no farther than Ashoka The Great. This is a fabulous restaurant featuring the finest-tasting Indian cuisine in San Diego. Their all-you-can-eat lunch buffet and dinner buffet are very popular. However, it is from their extensive menu that you will find the truly memorable Indian… Read more »

Phil’s BBQ: San Diego’s Most Famous BBQ Restaurant

Phil’s BBQ, which opened its doors in 1998, has served more than one million pounds of BBQ sauce to go along with its. Serving thousands of customers a day Phil’s has built a foundation on consistency, quality, freshness and friendly service. Phil’s BBQ offers full service catering via a fleet of high tech trucks fully… Read more »

Nicolosi’s Italian Restaurant Family Style Meals

Nicolosi’s offers the best tasting family style Italian food in San Diego and being in business for 58 years is a great testimonial as to how popular they are. Ask anyone and they will tell you that this family owned San Diego favorite has been serving the best-tasting lasagna, ravioli, eggplant, macaroni and cheese, chicken… Read more »

Monterey Bay Canners on the Oceanside Harbor is Popular for Fresh Seafood & Famous Oyster Bar

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the harbor setting while you dine on perfectly prepared seafood, which is prepared fresh daily. A real treat is a filet of freshly caught tilapia. It’s mild and moist and will almost melt in your mouth. All of their seafood can be ordered mesquite broiled, blackened or sautéed and come… Read more »

Coronado Ferry Landing Bay Side Specialty Mall

The striking architectural design of Coronado Ferry Landing is reminiscent of the famous Hotel del Coronado. It’s home to a sensational restaurant row made up of seven bayfront fine and casual dining including Peohe’s, Coronado’s premier waterfront restaurant, and Il Fornaio, serving exquisite gourmet Italian cuisine. If you like to dine and shop, this is… Read more »

San Diego Symphony Performs Year-Round

San Diego Symphony

The jewel of this district is the historic Copley Symphony Hall (20) at 750 B St. (619-235-0804). It is regarded as one of the finest classical music venues on the West Coast. This year the San Diego Symphony, now over 100 years old and one of the oldest orchestras in California, will embark on a… Read more »

The USS Midway Museum at the Embarcadero

Visit the Historic USS Midway at the Embarcadero

USS Midway Museum at the Navy Pier in San Diego Bay, 910 N. Harbor Dr., downtown (619-544-9600) [midway.org]. USS MIDWAY IS A HISTORIC MUSEUM Experience the magic aboard one of the longest-serving aircraft carriers in U.S. Naval history, the USS Midway. It’s a must-see San Diego attraction. The tour lasts 3–4 hours and is included with… Read more »

Residence Inn by Marriott Oceanside is Appealing to Business Travelers and Vacationers Alike

This impressive four story, 125 room hotel ($149–$329) has all the amenities that make Residence Inn so appealing to business travelers as well as vacationers. A big plus are its fully-equipped kitchen amenities, which include a microwave oven in every room, dishwasher, refrigerator and more. Complimentary breakfast buffets are offered every morning and they have… Read more »

Doubletree Hotel Downtown Features Breathtaking Views of San Diego’s Beautiful Harbor

The Doubletree Hotel San Diego Downtown is a newly renovated hotel featuring 333 guest rooms, suites and town homes with balconies that overlook downtown and the harbor. They also have two ballrooms for special events and meetings that can accommodate up to 200 people. They have superb catering and tasteful extras that make them top… Read more »

San Diego Botanic Garden Is North County’s World-Renowned Botanical Garden Attraction

The San Diego Botanic Garden is a place of year-round beauty. Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a variety of microclimates giving the visitor a… Read more »

NOW CLOSED Albie’s Beef Inn was a Local Favorite

Albie’s Beef Inn (20), which has been in business for over 50 years, is well known and highly recommended for its popular piano bar and delicious aged steaks and fresh seafood. A loyal following of San Diegans of all ages dine here often. Ask to be seated in the cocktail lounge piano bar in a… Read more »

Cafe Coyote Serves Award Winning Mexican Food

For San Diego Restaurants, this one’s a winner. In fact, it’s been selected as the top Mexican Restaurant in San Diego by the San Diego Restaurant Association for 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010. They received the Gold Medallion Award for Best Mexican Restaurant. This year this Mexican Restaurant in Historic Old Town is celebrating… Read more »

San Diego Air & Space Museum Displays Famous Aviation Artifacts & Aerospace Memorabilia

  San Diego Air and Space Museum (619-234-8291) [sandiegoairandspace.org] is in the historic Ford Building in Balboa Park. This impressive museum displays famous aircrafts, engines, spacecraft and aviation artifacts from the dawn of aviation through the space age. The museum’s blockbuster exhibit is “Be The Astronaut”. You’ll have to pay an extra ($5) to see… Read more »