San Diego's Best Restaurants


From local institutions to notable newcomers, get ready to eat your way through San Diego with this list of top restaurants and must-try menus.

Sushi Ota

Sushi • Pacific Beach

Food27 Decor16 Service21 Cost$48

Vietnamese • Normal Heights

Food28 Decor21 Service24 Cost$19
MARKET Restaurant + Bar

Californian • Del Mar

Food27 Decor23 Service26 Cost$64

French • La Jolla

Food26 Decor22 Service25 Cost$64
Pamplemousse Grille

French • Solana Beach

Food26 Decor22 Service24 Cost$70

French • Escondido

Food25 Decor23 Service24 Cost$45
Ruth's Chris Steak ...

Steakhouse • Carmel Valley

Food26 Decor24 Service25 Cost$68
Ruth's Chris Steak ...

Steakhouse • Downtown

Food26 Decor24 Service25 Cost$68
Carnitas' Snack Shack ...

American • North Park

Food27 Decor19 Service22 Cost$15
Food24 Decor22 Service22 Cost$20

Gaslamp Quarter

Food26 Decor24 Service26 Cost$63
Donovan's Steak & Chop ...

Steakhouse • La Jolla

Food26 Decor24 Service26 Cost$63