Posts Categorized: American

Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse Open Mon. –Thurs., 4 p.m.–10 p.m.; Fri., 4 p.m.–11 p.m. | Sat., 3:30 p.m.–11 p.m. | Sun., 3 p.m.–10 p.m. Outback Steakhouses offer excellent service and down-to-earth prices with a very appealing Australian outback atmosphere. This unbeatable combination has gotten them rated as America’s Best Steak House by Zagat. It’s also a real… Read more »

Green Dragon Tavern & Museum in Carlsbad

Green Dragon Tavern

Enjoy a Revolutionary Dining Experience Green Dragon Tavern & Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad (760-918-2421). Open daily for lunch 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. ($8.95–$21.95). Happy Hour Daily 3 p.m.–6 p.m. During the week dinner is served from 4 p.m.–9 p.m. and till 10 p.m. on the weekends. ($11.95–$47.95). Sunday Brunch is served 10:30 a.m.– 2:30… Read more »

Gordon Biersch Features Beer Like It Ought To Be Paired with Delicious American Cuisine

Known internationally for their award-winning, handcrafted beers, Gordon Biersch takes pride in melding traditions that originated nearly 500 years ago with the latest craft brewing innovations. Their variety of beers are brewed on-site in small batches using only the finest and purest ingredients, including authentic Weyermann malt and Hersbrucker hops imported from Germany. The expertise… Read more »

San Marcos Brewery & Grill Produces Handcrafted Ales On-site Fresh From the Tap

San Marcos Brewery & Grill is a full service restaurant specializing in ‘American Grill’ classics, from Steaks, Pasta, Seafood, Burgers, Sandwiches and Salads. They offer a traditional appetizer menu that includes; potato skins, Fried Calamari, Chicken Fingers and our world famous Hot Wings. They produce only the finest ‘handcrafted ales’ from their on-premise micro-brewery &… Read more »

Hob Nob Hill is Nationally Acclaimed For Serving The Best Home Cooked Style Meals in San Diego

Since 1944 this famous neighborhood restaurant (5) has been serving the best-tasting food at down-to-earth-prices with excellent service. It’s no wonder that they have received the highest acclaim locally, regionally and nationally from Gourmet Magazine and most recently The Food Network’s popular show Diners, Dive-ins and Dives hosted by famous chef Guy Fieri. With a… Read more »

Aryana Restaurant & Bar at the the Holiday Inn in Oceanside near the Marina offers Great Hotel Dining

Aryana Restaurant & Bar (6) at the Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina, is the first and only hotel in Oceanside with an on-site restaurant. It’s a delicious discovery. Don’t let the fact that the dining room is small and cozy fool you because their master chef is indeed a wizard when it comes to producing star-quality… Read more »

Smashburger Is Popular For Their Fresh Angus Beef Hamburgers, Shakes and Fries

A new hamburger chain coming out of Colorado is taking San Diego by storm. A taste test by comparing Smashburger against two other local hamburger restaurants, Smashburger came in on top. To begin with, it is the bun and then it’s the burger itself, which is fresh angus beef and is larger than the bun…. 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 »

Sheerwater Restaurant at the Hotel Del Features Romantic Ocean View Dining in a classy Setting

Featuring an expansive outdoor dining terrace and giant fireplaces, Sheerwater is the Hotel del Coronado’s oceanfront restaurant. Offering a wide assortment of California coastal cuisine, Sheerwater creates a dynamic dining experience with seasonally inspired menu of regional specialties that emphasize bold flavor & tantalizing spices… (read more)

Babcock & Story Offers Ocean Views

Babcock & Story, often called B&S, was named after The Del’s visionary founders, Elisha Babcock and H.L. Story, two mid-western businessmen who dreamed of building a resort hotel that would be the “talk of the Western world.” Babcock & Story Bar is designed to take advantage of the spectacular seaside setting. The original 46-foot handcrafted… Read more »

TWENTYFIVE/92: Rejuvenate, as you Enjoy the Classic Bay Views

TWENTYFIVE/92 is conveniently located at the Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station. Perfect for Breakfast and they also have a daily happy hour at 5 p.m., which is always a popular event. A favorite dining destination for locals and travelers alike is TWENTYFIVE/92, which gets its name from its address. Their service, presentation and… 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 »

Hooters is an American Original for Chicken Wings & Their Beautiful Hooters Girls

Hooters is an American original. It’s delightfully tacky and totally unrefined. Hooters is world famous for their Hooters girls and delicious-tasting Buffalo-style chicken wings, which are served with mild, medium, hot and 911 sauces. Lots of customers are sports fans who come here to eat and watch their favorite sporting events on the numerous TVs. The… Read more »

RT’s Longboard Grill: Be a Part of the Warm Atmosphere and Cool Crowd

The casual beach atmosphere, great food and fun make this a perfect local hangout. Their burgers, burritos, sandwiches and salads are all good. The mahi mahi is really popular, whether in a taco, a sandwich or burrito. The menu has different specials every day. RT’s is a natural magnet for a good meal or to… Read more »

Harry’s Bar and American Grill is Where Great Drinks, Dining and Friends Meet in La Jolla

The original Harry’s Bar and American Grill (31) opened in Venice in 1931. It was a hangout of Ernest Hemingway when he was writing Across the River and into the Trees. Famous people including kings, queens and royalty have dined at a Harry’s Bar and American Grill—and so should you! This one of San Diego’s… Read more »

Miller’s Field is a Pacific Beach favorite for watching your Favorite Home Town Team on Game Day

This is one of the best places to watch your favorite sporting event in Pacific Beach. With two huge bars, a rooftop deck with amazing ocean views and more than 25 high definition TVs, it’s where to be on game days. And it’s always packed, but that’s what makes this place so much fun. To… Read more »

Front Street Bar & Grill is Where the Temecula Valley Locals & Visitors Go For Great Tasting Food

Front Street Bar & Grill

This is the downstairs restaurant and bar at Bailey’s Fine Dining restaurant. And they serve practically all of the same entrées at slightly lower prices, with only a few exceptions. The real difference between the two restaurants is the atmosphere. Upstairs is where diners come to enjoy fine dine in a formal atmosphere. Downstairs is… 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 »

Nicky Rottens Bar & Burger Joint Has Great Tasting Burgers & was Rated Best Bar in 2007 & 2008

Discounted drinks and delicious appetizers make Nicky Rottens a perfect place for food and fun. They have also received rave reviews and an international rating from ZAGAT. Plus, the Gaslamp Association has bestowed upon them the prestigious Lamplighhter Award for Best Bar and Best American Restaurant for 2007 and 2008 and Best Sports Bar for… Read more »

Point Break Cafe is Where the Locals Dine

This casual dining destination is a favorite for locals, especially yachtsmen on Shelter Island. And it’s popularity is growing as the word gets out. Big and delicious are the two thoughts that come to mind when you take the first bite of one of their many omelets. A real crowd pleaser is their Italian breakfast!… Read more »

94th Aero Squadron Restaurant

The theme of this impressive restaurant is France during World War I, and you’re in the headquarters of the 94th Aero Squadron along with Eddie Rickenbacker. Entrées include fresh fish, prime rib, lamb, Australian lobster and aged Midwestern beef. The combination filet mignon and crab-stuffed shrimp is wonderful. Their desserts are superb! Reservations are recommended… Read more »

1500 OCEAN Has Impressive Ocean Views

1500 OCEAN, The Del’s signature restaurant is another one of our county’s great San Diego Restaurants. It opened in 2006 to rave reviews in the Wine Spectator and Bon Appetit. Chef de Cuisine Brian Sinnott works with local farmers and producers in creating the restaurant’s fresh Southland coastal cuisine. His seasonal menus offer selections from… Read more »

Rubicon Deli’s Claim to Fame is Their Daily Baked Bread and Top Rated Sandwiches

Rubicon Deli (33) is well-known for their loaves of bread baked fresh daily making a HUGE difference in how delicious a sandwich can really taste! The end result is their sandwiches taste better than either Subway or Jersey Mikes. Daily baked bread makes a HUGE difference in the taste! Of course, everybody has their favorites… Read more »

Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern is a Hot New Restaurant Located on the Marina in Point Loma

With a name like Jimmy’s Famous American Restaurant, you know its got to be good. Plus, it has a wonderful bay view of yachts moored on America’s Cup Harbor. You can either dine indoors or on a charming patio with heat lamps for after dark dining. A host of delicious meals are offered for lunch… Read more »

Yummy Buffet: All-You-Can-Eat Asian Cuisine

Satisfy your craving for freshly prepared, all-you-can-eat Asian cuisine and American cuisine when you stop by the Yummy Buffet in Point Loma. They offer a fabulous selection of international dishes served in a comfortable and convenient buffet setting. They offer all your favorite Asian dishes, including fresh handmade spring rolls, kung pao chicken, orange chicken,… Read more »

Duck Dive is the Popular Gastropub in Pacific Beach with Delicious Food in a Casual Beach Atmosphere

After a day at the beach, a popular food and fun destination is The Duck Dive in Pacific Beach just north of Garnet Avenue. The offer both indoor and patio dining with an open concept that fits the life style of locals living in Pacific Beach. The casual experience of The Duck Dive in understated… Read more »

Crossroads at House of Blues San Diego Features Celebrity Chef Aarón Sanchez

Crossroads at House of Blues features a tantalizing new menu inspired by celebrity chef, Aarón Sanchez. Open nightly for dinner and five days a week for lunch, guests can enjoy contemporary classics with a bold twist like Short Rib Meatball Sliders, Lobster Mac n’ Cheese, Shrimp & Grits, Burgers and Salads and irresistible Banana Bread… Read more »

Red Robin is Your Stop For Insanely Delicious Gourmet Burgers, Sandwiches, Shakes & More

Once you dine at a Red Robin Restaurant you’ll know that every other hamburger restaurant is a wannabe compared to a world famous Red Robin Gourmet Hamburger Restaurant. This legend in the world of burger mania has been the most recommended since being founded in Seattle, Washington in 1969! Having a burger is more than… Read more »

Cliffhanger Cafe at the Torrey Pines Gliderport

There is no place on earth quite like the Cliffhanger Cafe, located at the Torrey Pines Gliderport in La Jolla. While having lunch you’ll be able to watch colorful gliders flying effortlessly in the sunny San Diego skies above you. And if you are a tiny bit adventurous, for a mere ($150) you too can… Read more »