Posts Categorized: Downtown Restaurants

Lotus Thai Offers Awesome Thai Cuisine

Lotus Thai offers Awesome Thai Cuisine at 2 locations. One location is in Hillcrest and the other is in East Village near all of the activities in downtown San Diego.  Plus, both locations are easily accessible on foot. Lotus Thai in Downtown San Diego Lotus Thai, 906 Market St. (619-595-0115) [lotusthaisd.com]. Open Mon.–Thurs. 11 a.m.–3… Read more »

Kansas City Barbeque is BBQ Food Famous

Kansas City BBQ

Kansas City Barbecue is ideally located in downtown San Diego a few blocks from the USS Midway Carrier and a block away from the San Diego Convention Center. Thus the Kansas City Barbecue is easy to find. As you approach this one-story building the aroma will lure you inside from all the way down the… Read more »

Mandarin House in La Jolla is Highly Recommended for their Delicious Chinese Specialties & Decore

Mandarin House

Mandarin House (15) offers a perfect setting for delicious Chinese cuisine and exceptional service. The inviting dining room offers comfortable seating in big, inviting leather booths, which are perfect for families or a romantic dinner for two. The extensive menu offers an impressive selection of chicken, beef, pork, duck and seafood dishes. They also have… 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 »

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 »

Buca di Beppo is Home to Family-Style Italian Meals

Buca di Beppo is not just another Italian restaurant. It’s a dining destination for the best family-style Italian dining in the city! You can even get a table in the kitchen if you make your reservations early. If you are coming with a group of people, reserve the Godfather room. As for the decor, the… Read more »

Fred’s Mexican Cafe is a Popular San Diego Mexican Cuisine With 3 Locations

At Fred’s, you’ll not only get the best tasting Mexican cuisine, but it’s also a great place to have fun, fun, fun. Their dining room incorporates funny themes like the Boom Boom Room and Fred’s Chop Shop. The most popular drinks are the frosty margaritas with salt on the rim. Great tasting entrées are the… 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 »

Masala Restaurant: World-Class Indian Cuisine in the Heart of Gaslamp

This is one of the most romantic restaurant in the Gaslamp district. It features an exotic decor, which is both relaxing and enjoyable. Seating is provided upstairs as well as on the main floor and on the sidewalk patio. Surprisingly, the most romantic seating is on the second floor, which offers a panoramic view of… Read more »

Shakespeare Pub & Grille: San Diego’s Original and Most Recommended British Pub

Traditional Sunday lunch consisting of roast beef, Yorkshire pudding, mashed or roasted potatoes, a delicious onion gravy and two fresh seasonal vegetables is served Sun., 11 a.m.-10 p.m. ($14.95). Shakespeare himself would feel right at home at this traditional British pub. It’s been voted San Diego’s Best Pub five years in a row! You’ll enjoy… Read more »

Richard Walker's Pancake House Wins The Top Honor for Best Breakfast in San Diego for 2010

In 2010 Richard Walker’s Pancake House won the Gold Medallion Award for Best Breakfast Restaurant in San Diego. This is another one of our Best San Diego Restaurants worthy of discovery. Plus, they were named the “Pinnacle of Pancakes” by San Diego Magazine. It’s easy to become a fan of Richard Walker’s Pancake House, just… Read more »

Island Prime means Steaks, Seafood, and Bay Views

Island Prime is actually two restaurants under one roof, the first is Island Prime serving steak and seafood, and the other is C Level Lounge featuring California cuisine. For spectacular bay and downtown San Diego skyline views, ask for tables 21 or 26. Chef Deborah Scott’s Island Prime features metro steaks and seafood in a… Read more »

It’s Buster’s Beach House for Island-Style Cuisine

Catch the island spirit at Buster’s with its romantic tropical decor, friendly service and great menu. With pastas, fresh fish specials, burgers, salads, wraps and ribs, it’s hard to decide which great-tasting entrée to select. An extra plus is dining on their terrace with its romantic bay and marina view. Now offering Sunday Brunch. and… Read more »

C Level Lounge has San Diego Bay Views

At the eastern tip of romantic Harbor Island are two restaurants under one roof, Island Prime and C Level Lounge, which offers dazzling views of the bay and the downtown San Diego skyline. For spectacular seating at C Level Lounge, ask for table 212 or ask to sit outdoors on their bayview patio. The key… Read more »

San Diego’s Karl Strauss is a Great American Microbrew

Karl Strauss is one of San Diego’s most well known microbreweries, with several locations in San Diego, including their premier beer garden in Sorrento Valley. A great place to enjoy a cold pint with friends or to have your own event. Well known for their great selection of food, unique pairings with their featured beers… Read more »

The Award Winning Fish Market Restaurant Offers Awesome Harbor View in a Romantic Setting

The Fish Market Restaurant, 750 N. Harbor Dr., at the Embarcadero next to the USS Midway, downtown San Diego (619-232-3474); also in Del Mar at 640 Via de la Valle, across from the Del Mar Racetrack, (858-755-2277) [thefishmarket.com]. Both locations are open Sun.–Thurs., 11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. and Fri. and Sat. till 10 p.m. Winner of numerous “Best… Read more »

Top of the Market Seafood Restaurant Serves Delicious Seafood & Breathtaking Bay Views

Top of the Market, 750 N. Harbor Dr., atop the Fish Market Restaurant, at the Embarcadero, downtown San Diego (619-234-4867). Open daily for lunch 11 a.m. 2:30 p.m. ($8.95–$42) and dinner Sun.–Thurs. 4 p.m.–9:30 p.m.; Fri.–Sat. till 10 p.m. ($8.95–$59). This superb bay front restaurant with an awesome view serves the freshest and finest seafood… Read more »

The Mission Restaurants are touted by Zagat and USA Today as One of Top Breakfast Spots in U.S.

The Mission Restaurant was selected as one of the top 25 breakfast spots in the country by USA Today and Zagat. The Mission restaurant is where diners go to eat simple, healthy, great-tasting food they won’t feel guilty about. Breakfast is their specialty, so you won’t go wrong by ordering their blueberry cornmeal pancakes that are… Read more »

Broken Yolk Cafe Serves Breakfast & Lunch Daily

Serving home-style food since 1979, the Broken Yolk Café is a favorite among local San Diegans and hungry visitors alike. With a strong dedication to good food and equally good service, the Broken Yolk has built a reputation for its large menu, ample portions and freshly-made flavor. Real shredded hash browns – not dehydrated potatoes…. Read more »

The Boathouse Restaurant is a Landmark

Truly a landmark on Harbor Island’s restaurant row is The Boathouse Restaurant. The romantic bay view here is of the yachts at the marina. Delicious brunch, lunch and dinner is served here. The restaurant features steak, prime rib, lobster and a great selection of fresh fish. Eat here to celebrate your Birthday. On the last… Read more »

Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop Is a Popular Destination for Hot Fudge Sundaes

A Ghirardelli® Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop is the perfect destination to experience decadent chocolate & irresistible World Famous Hot Fudge Sundaes topped with freshly homemade hot fudge. While at a Ghirardelli Ice Cream Shop, you can also indulge in unforgettable fountain treats including shakes, floats, malts and other delectable fountain creations. Look for friendly… Read more »