It’s located at the north west corner of Clairemont Mesa Boulevard and Ruffin Road behind the Wells Fargo Bank, with easy freeway access from anywhere. Khan’s Cave Asian Tavern & Grill is open Mon.–Thurs. 11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. and Fri. till 10:30 p.m.; Sat. 4 p.m.–10:30 p.m. It’s closed for lunch on Sat. and totally closed all day Sunday except for private events. Happy hours Mon.–Fri. 3 p.m.–7 p.m.; Wed. till 9:30 p.m. and Sat. from 9 p.m. till closing.
For added savings become a Cave Club Member by signing up online for their every day wine deals with bottles of wine priced at ($10) (on average) over retail store prices when food is ordered.
Khan’s Cave Asian Tavern & Grill is a local favorite. Its welcoming atmosphere makes it a perfect place for intimate dining as well as the right place for an office party.
This is because Khan’s Cave Asian Tavern & Grill is nicely divided into several inviting dining rooms and an equally inviting patio with heaters. And their half-moon-shaped cocktail lounge is everyone’s favorite for happy hour and sports events when everyone’s attention is focused on their big screen TV’s. No less pleasing is their well-thought-out lunch menu focused on the lunch crowd with quick, yet filling, lunches during the day.
At dinner and after hours the restaurant presents itself as the perfect place to dine. So you get-the-best-of-two-worlds at Khan’s Cave Asian Tavern & Grill. For lunch their focus is on diners in a hurry to eat and run with an extensive selection small bites and tapas, daily fresh soups and salads, platters and a wide assortment of dumplings and tasty wings. Every offering is especially delicious such as their savory chicken lettuce wraps.
Then when the sun goes down Khan’s Cave Asian Tavern & Grill takes on a new look, which is a soothing yet upbeat atmosphere with happy laughing customers in one room and intimate diners enjoying a cozy meal on their romantic outdoor deck. And every entrée tastes like it’s their house specialty, be it a savory steak, tasty seafood entrees or their host of lamb dishes. Yes, you guessed it, their house specialty is a wide array of savory lamb entrees served in a variety of memorable ways. At the top of the list is their Mongolian stir-fried lamb served with rice and a tossed salad.
But you won’t go wrong with Khan’s lamb and beef koftas served in a tantalizing curry sauce. Their Mongolian rack of lamb is offered in two sizes. For not so hungry diners, their half rack is a delicious-tasting selection for just ($18).
For extra hungry diners you won’t go home hungry with their full rack of lamb, which is perfectly cooked and beautifully presented for just ($32). Steak lovers will definitely be pleased with their 12 oz. Angus New York steak served with rice and green beans. And Osso Bucco lovers will simply rave about this savory offering.
Seafood lovers will also have nice things to say about their Chilean sea bass served with steamed vegetables and your choice of garlic ginger or black bean sauce.
In keeping with their unique oriental themed menu, you’ll be happy you ordered the grilled channel sea bass with a tangy kung Pao sauce topped with peanuts. Their garlic wok baked filet of sole is also a delicious winner.
When you become a Cave Club member, you’ll be able to enjoy a fine bottle of wine priced on average of only ($10) above what retail stores sell their wine for. Yet, don’t overlook their delicious selection of memorable desserts such as their mocha mile high ice cream cake topped with whipped cream. And an after dinner drink could be the answer for a meal to remember.
Yes, Khan’s Cave Asian Tavern & Grill has it all: a great location with easy freeway access, an ideal restaurant layout, great prices and a great restaurant venue all rolled into one very enjoyable dining experience.
Happy Hour at Khan’s Cave Asian Tavern & Grill
Happy Hour 3pm-7pm, Mon.-Fri. All evening Weds., Sat. 9pm - close. Dark on New Year's Eve.