$$ 619.231.0222 Acclaimed chef, Carl Schroeder’s stylish new restaurant and bar will delight your palette without breaking the bank.
BORN and RAISED
1909 India St.
$$ This mid-century modern steakhouse hails local roots and sources with in-house dry-aging, chef’s garden and rooftop terrace. Opening Spring, 2017
721 9th Ave #1
$$ 619.232.3242 French classics are served all day in this charming east village cafe. Feed your soul in one of the city’s most beloved institutions.
CARNITAS’ SNACK SHACK
2632 University Avenue | 1004 North Harbor Drive
$$ 619.294.7675 | 619.696.7675 Farm-fresh food and perfectly prepared pork-centric selections have earned this place the top spot on SD’s fast-casual list – the new bayside location is not to be missed!
830 25th St.
$$ 619.564.6722 Urbane and cozy, Golden Hill’s signature gastropub offers a vast spirit list, barrel-aged cocktails and daily specials from scratch.
CRAFT & COMMERCE
675 W. Beech St.
$$ 619.269.2202 The intricacies and ironies of this trendsetter’s décor can’t overshadow its elevated comfort food and killer craft cocktails.
ECLIPSE CHOCOLATE BAR & BISTRO
2145 Fern St.
$$ 619.578.2984 The topnotch chocolatier’s bistro marvels tastebuds with sweet and savory brunch and dinner, and decadent drinking chocolate.
1451 Washington St.
$$ 619.255.2282 Palm Springs meets Paris at this high-style, mid-century throwback serving European inspired breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails & pie.
HASH HOUSE A GO GO
3628 5th Ave.
$$ 619.298.4646 All three squares are piled high and wide at this legendary Hillcrest eatery known for bloody marys and hefty portions.
HERB & WOOD
2210 Kettner Blvd., San Diego, CA 92102
$$ 619-955-8495 A wood fired kitchen turns out exquisitely prepared dishes, featuring celebrated ingredients in a gorgeous setting.
4677 30th St.
$$ 619.563.1011 San Francisco meets London with an English Garden, mod playlist, brilliant burger and delightfully good cocktails.
JUNIPER & IVY
2228 Kettner Blvd.
$$$ 619.269.9036 Celebrated Chef Richard Blais delivers a pageant of molecular gastronomy with this “Left Coast Cookery” dining destination.
1503 30th St.
$$ 619.546.9653 Booze, plants and revelry in an elegant lair fueled by digestif-driven cocktails and decadent, world-class vegan fare.
4622 Park Blvd.
$$ 619.269.6566 San Diego’s sexiest new space features a cedar arched ceiling and tasty cocktails to pair with modern Med cuisine.
POP PIE CO.
4404 Park Blvd.
$$ 619.501.4440 Start with the amazing chicken pot pie, then work yourself through an entire selection of perfectly flaky sweet and savory pies.
3175 India St.
$$ 619.358.9766 San Diego’s hidden gem offers a trifecta of classic cocktails, savvy surroundings, and fab local food served until late.
THE LION’S SHARE
629 Kettner Blvd.
$$ 619.564.6924 Well-crafted cocktails and a creative menu featuring wild game add a hint of mystery to this dark and inviting haunt.
4020 Goldfinch St.
$$ 619.501.5090 This airy eatery features comforting dishes, a cheese cave, and choice tequilas served with the city’s best Sangrita.
3752 Park Blvd.
$$ 619.795.6901 Beautiful presentation of seasonally curated cocktails and cuisine lend to the chic vibe in this of the moment spot.
3823 30th St.
$$ 619.295.6464 Visit this North Park favorite for an elegant twist on classic American cuisine, a huge patio and Sunday bluegrass brunch.
3794 30th St.
$$ 619.255.8778 Fab food and supreme beer selections make this airy spot the destination for families, friends and fun times.