As you are traveling to San Diego you might be wondering, “Where should we eat dinner tonight?” Well, look no further because here are eight of the best places in San Diego to eat really good food!
1. All the fine dining you need can be found at Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House.
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This place is expensive, but it’s good eats. This is fine dining and evening dining only, open from 5pm to 10pm all day, every day.
Reservations are a must because this place gets packed fast! Truluck’s is known for its seafood, however, you can get a great steak here for a reasonable (as reasonable as fine dining can get) price.
If you are traveling for your honeymoon or just having an outing with a significant other - this is perfect for a date night.
Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House
Address: 8990 University Center Lane, San Diego, CA 92122
Area: La Jolla Village Drive
Opening Hours: 5pm - 10pm.
Contact: +1 (858) 453-2583
2. The Marine Room is fine dining, but for anyone and everyone.
The Marine Room has gluten-free and vegetarian options. This place is fine dining and date nights are a must here. It’s an amazing place with a view that’ll knock your socks off. This is elegance at its finest in San Diego – it is also on the coast and a great location for a special dinner with a special person.
The Marine Room offers seafood and American style food for anyone and everyone who loves fine dining. Just like Truluck’s, Marine Room is only open 4pm – 10pm.
Address: 2000 Spindrift Dr., San Diego, CA 92037
Area: La Jolla Shores Drive
Opening Hours: 4pm - 10pm.
Contact: +1 (858) 459-7222
Website: Marine Room
3. The best breakfast in all of San Diego is Kono’s Café.
Only open from 7am to 2pm, this is the place for all your breakfast needs. From breakfast burritos to French toast you can get just about anything at Kono’s.
This place is not just about breakfast, though, and with the amazing ocean view you cannot help but cherish Kono’s. They also feature outside seating.
You can eat a wonderful breakfast burrito by the ocean side at Kono’s. It is inexpensive and has huge portions to fill your needs.
Address: 704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
Opening Hours: 7am - 2pm.
Contact: +1 (858) 483-1669
Website: Kono’s Café
4. Californian style food at Hodad’s Downtown is a must eat.
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This is American food, but better than your regular In N’ Out. Hodad’s is a wonderful little drive-in place with burgers to meet all your hunger needs.
Open all day, every day - you don’t want to miss their onion rings - Hodad’s is something special. If you are looking for a cute, simple, American food stop this is the one for you.
In sunny California, San Diego has the burgers that will melt your taste buds!
Address: 945 Broadway, San Diego, CA
Contact: +1 (619) 234-6323
Website: Hodad’s Downtown
5. Another breakfast place to take a morning stroll to called Waffle Spot.
Who doesn’t like waffles and especially in the morning! Open from 7am to 2pm, catch this place while it’s open for breakfast or lunch.
This little, inexpensive restaurant has mini waffles, churros, hash browns and many more brunch items. To say this place is yummy would be an understatement – it is wonderful.
Your taste buds will thank me when you visit Waffle Spot in San Diego, California. They have all your breakfast needs.
Address: 1333 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA 92108-3408
Opening Hours: 7am - 2pm.
Contact: +1 (619) 297-2231
Website: Waffle Spot
6. Mexican and seafood all in one place. Oscar’s Mexican Seafood has got it covered.
Some of the best fish tacos come out of Oscar’s and you will not regret your visit. From grilled shrimp to carne asada, Oscar’s is the place to be. Inexpensive and in a little, cute smoke shop on Turquoise St.
Just when you thought Mexican and seafood don’t go well together, Oscar’s shows you just the opposite. If you ever want some of the best Mexican seafood, come here – open from 10am to 8pm.
Oscar’s Mexican Seafood
Address: 703 Turquoise St, San Diego, CA 92109-1058
Opening Hours: 10am - 8pm.
Contact: +1 (858) 488-6392
Website: Oscar’s Mexican Seafood
7. The Burger Lounge is the place to be for gluten-free veggie burgers.
If you are looking for a place that has gluten-free and vegetarian options, this is the place. Their burgers are fresh and oh so amazing – one thing they get right is their legendary burger taste, made for vegetarians.
Burger Lounge is open all day, from 10:30am to 3am in the morning. So, if you need a good burger at 2am while out and about on the town, come to Burger Lounge. Inexpensive and the food is good – that is more than you could ask for on any given day.
Address: 528 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6914
Opening Hours: 10:30am - 3am.
Contact: +1 (619) 955-5727
Website: Burger Lounge
8. A good-time brewery that sells pizza can be found at Pizza Port Ocean Beach.
Reasonably priced and open from 11am to midnight, Pizza Port Ocean Beach has all your beer and pizza needs. Located on Bacon St., this place is a must for late night hanging out.
As you might have guessed, this place is always busy, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a place to sit down and relax. The atmosphere is fun, happy, and exciting.
If you want a good night in, order ahead and pick up your pizza. There is something for everyone. Family nights and beer – enough said!
Pizza Port Ocean Beach
Address: 1956 Bacon St, San Diego, CA 92107-2844
Opening Hours: 11am - 12:00am.
Contact: +1 (619) 224-4700
Website: Pizza Port Ocean Beach
Find a place to eat in San Diego
If you ever need a place to eat in San Diego, these picks are the way to go. From pizza to fine dining, you can find something to suit your needs. No need to fret - San Diego, California has your back - I challenge you to take it on and check out Burger Lounge next time you are in SD!
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