San Diego Eater 38
Cafe Chloe is one of San Diego Eater 38.

1. Cafe Chloe

9.0
721 9th Ave (at G St), San Diego, CA
Café · East Village · 123 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: A small, cozy spot in the East Village with a menu of updated bistro classics and a beloved brunch that manages to be untrendy yet totally stylish. [Eater 38 Member]

Blind Lady Ale House is one of San Diego Eater 38.

2. Blind Lady Ale House

8.9
3416 Adams Ave (at 34th St), San Diego, CA
Bar de cerveza · Adams North · 133 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: At this beacon of the Normal Heights neighborhood is a quality lineup of beer, house-brewed and otherwise, and a local farm driven-menu of tasty pizzas and salads. [Eater 38 Member]

Blue Ribbon Artisan Pizza is one of San Diego Eater 38.

3. Blue Ribbon Artisan Pizza

8.5
897 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA
Pizzería · 38 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Chef-owner Wade Hageman left the fine dining kitchen, but applies the same culinary sensibilities to Blue Ribbon's wood-fired pizza and small plates. [Eater 38 Member]

Kaito Sushi is one of San Diego Eater 38.

4. Kaito Sushi

8.3
130 N El Camino Real (Encinitas Blve), Encinitas, CA
Restaurante japonés · 19 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Kaito Sushi inspires devotion and reverence from sushi purists who delight in owner Kazuo Morita's dedication to the freshest seafood and time-honored technique. [Eater 38 Member]

Carnitas' Snack Shack is one of San Diego Eater 38.

5. Carnitas' Snack Shack

9.4
2632 University Ave (at Oregon St), San Diego, CA
Restaurante americano · North Park · 183 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: 2012's biggest success story, this pork-centric spot from Chef Hanis Cavin is bound to multiply this year, and inspire other chefs to venture out on their own. [Eater 38 Member]

Sushi Ota is one of San Diego Eater 38.

6. Sushi Ota

9.3
4529 Mission Bay Dr (at Bunker Hill St), San Diego, CA
Restaurante de sushi · Pacific Beach · 118 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Helmed by a venerable sushi master (request a seat in owner Ota-san's section of the sushi bar), the restaurant is unassuming, low-key and unquestionably authentic. [Eater 38 Member]

George's at The Cove is one of San Diego Eater 38.

7. George's at The Cove

9.2
1250 Prospect St (at Ivanhoe Ave), La Jolla, CA
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · Village · 198 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Chef Trey Foshee at George's California Modern is cited as a guiding force in the San Diego food culture and one of the first champions of local seafood. [Eater 38 Member]

Wine Vault & Bistro is one of San Diego Eater 38.

8. Wine Vault & Bistro

8.8
3731 India St, San Diego, CA
Bar de vinos · Midtown · 22 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Winemaker events, an ever-changing seasonal menu and prix fixe dinners that feel like a steal. Friday: $20, 3-courses; Saturday $30, 5-courses. [Eater 38 Member]

Searsucker is one of San Diego Eater 38.

9. Searsucker

9.0
611 5th Ave (at Market St), San Diego, CA
Restaurante americano · Gaslamp · 239 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: The first of Brian Malarkey's restaurant empire to open and its flagship concept; Searsucker adds a needed food-worthy dining destination to the Gaslamp. [Eater 38 Member]

Cowboy Star Restaurant & Butcher Shop is one of San Diego Eater 38.

10. Cowboy Star Restaurant & Butcher Shop

9.0
640 10th Ave, San Diego, CA
Steakhouse · East Village · 112 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: An in-house butcher shop, skilled mixologists and a non-stuffy vibe set this steakhouse apart from its expense account counterparts. Try for a seat at Victor Jimenez's chef table. [Eater 38 Member]

Urban Solace is one of San Diego Eater 38.

11. Urban Solace

9.0
3823 30th St (at University Ave), San Diego, CA
Restaurante americano · North Park · 131 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Chef and owner Matt Gordon has established a loyal following for his unpretentious new American comfort food and popular Bluegrass Brunch. [Eater 38 Member]

Bankers Hill Bar & Restaurant is one of San Diego Eater 38.

12. Bankers Hill Bar & Restaurant

9.1
2202 4th Ave (btwn Ivy & Juniper St), San Diego, CA
Restaurante americano · Park West · 55 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: San Diegans were glad to see Market's Carl Schroeder move down from North County for this more casual second spot. [Eater 38 Member]

Wa Dining OKAN is one of San Diego Eater 38.

13. Wa Dining OKAN

8.2
3860 Convoy St Ste 110, San Diego, CA
Restaurante japonés · Kearny Mesa · 36 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Cozy, homestyle Japanese cuisine sourced with seasonal ingredients from adjacent Nijiya Market. Their set menu at lunch (served 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Saturday) is a must. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

Starlite is one of San Diego Eater 38.

14. Starlite

8.7
3175 India St (at Spruce St), San Diego, CA
Salón · Midtown · 77 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Responsible for kicking off the local craft cocktail scene. It's also a haven for late night eaters who still want good food - the kitchen's open until midnight every night. [Eater 38 Member]

Aqui es Texcoco is one of San Diego Eater 38.

15. Aqui es Texcoco

8.9
1043 Broadway Ste 108 (at Crested Butte St), Chula Vista, CA
Restaurante mexicano · West Chula Vista · 30 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Traditional Barbacoa-style lamb, stuffed into tacos and enchiladas or on top of sopes or tostadas. In any form, it's delicious - the Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern agrees. [Eater 38 Member]

A.R. Valentien is one of San Diego Eater 38.

16. A.R. Valentien

7.8
11480 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA
Restaurante americano · Torrey Pines · 11 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Chef Jeff Jackson heads up a highly-trained kitchen of farm-to-table devotees. Their Thursday night artisan table dinners are some of San Diego's most special dining experiences. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

Nine-Ten Restaurant and Bar is one of San Diego Eater 38.

17. Nine-Ten Restaurant and Bar

8.3
910 Prospect St (at Jenner St), La Jolla, CA
Restaurante americano · Village · 35 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Chef Jason Knibb's cuisine is innovative yet accessible; he combines modern cooking techniques with a good understanding of ingredients. In other words, he doesn't mess around. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

Bencotto Italian Kitchen is one of San Diego Eater 38.

18. Bencotto Italian Kitchen

9.0
750 W Fir St (at Kettner Blvd), San Diego, CA
Restaurante italiano · Little Italy · 102 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Handmade pastas and quality Italy-sourced products, plus a sleek, contemporary setting, help distinguish this Little Italy eatery from the rest of the neighborhood. [Eater 38 Member]

The Fishery is one of San Diego Eater 38.

19. The Fishery

9.1
5040 Cass St (at Opal St), San Diego, CA
Marisquería · Pacific Beach · 37 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: A local seafood distributor, market and restaurant in one. Chef Paul Arias does right by his product; his Tuesday tasting menu ($28 for 4 courses) is a good time to taste how. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

Jayne's Gastropub is one of San Diego Eater 38.

20. Jayne's Gastropub

7.9
4677 30th St (Adams Ave.), San Diego, CA
Gastropub · North Park · 31 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: There are many gastropub wannabes but Jayne's is the real deal, boasting a British owner and a well-executed modern pub menu. The wine list is more interesting than most. [Eater 38 Member]

Whisknladle is one of San Diego Eater 38.

21. Whisknladle

8.9
1044 Wall St (at Herschel Ave.), La Jolla, CA
Restaurante americano · Village · 89 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: From-scratch cooking combined with a casual approach to fine dining. This group also runs the popular Prepkitchen locations. [Eater 38 Member]

Addison is one of San Diego Eater 38.

22. Addison

8.8
5200 Grand del Mar Way (at Del Mar Meadows Road), San Diego, CA
Restaurante americano · Carmel Valley · 14 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: A splurge-worthy spot, Addison is the signature restaurant at the Grand Del Mar. William Bradley's menu combines his French training with local ingredients and contemporary plating. [Eater 38 Member]

Romesco Mexiterranean Bistro is one of San Diego Eater 38.

23. Romesco Mexiterranean Bistro

8.2
4346 Bonita Rd, Bonita, CA
Restaurante mexicano · East Chula Vista · 32 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Javier Plascencia's only San Diego-based restaurant; worth a try for a taste of the Baja Med cuisine that the chef has helped to make world-famous. [Eater 38 Member]

Market Restaurant & Bar is one of San Diego Eater 38.

24. Market Restaurant & Bar

8.7
3702 Via de La Valle (at El Camino Real), Del Mar, CA
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · 35 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Chef/owner Carl Schroeder has an enviable culinary resume and a solid reputation for his seasonal cuisine and thoughtful cooking style. [Eater 38 Member]

Tapenade is one of San Diego Eater 38.

25. Tapenade

6.8
7612 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA
Restaurante francés · Village · 10 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: This La Jolla institution offers reliable service and traditional French Provencal food from chef Jean Michel Diot; their Bistro bar menu's one of the best values in town. [Eater 38 Member]

Alchemy is one of San Diego Eater 38.

26. Alchemy

1503 30th St (at Beech St), San Diego, CA
Restaurante americano · South Park · 35 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: This community-minded restaurant has garnered affection in the neighborhood and beyond, thanks to chef Ricardo Heredia's eclectic farm-to-table food and their warm service. [Eater 38 Member]

PrepKitchen is one of San Diego Eater 38.

27. PrepKitchen

8.9
1660 India St (at Date St), San Diego, CA
Restaurante americano · Little Italy · 82 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: The Little Italy space has been steadily stepping up its culinary game. The cocktails are commendable too, as are the bar bites and brunch. [Eater 38 Member]

Fathom Bistro, Bait & Tackle is one of San Diego Eater 38.

28. Fathom Bistro, Bait & Tackle

8.9
1776 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA
Bar · 21 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: This place might be an only-in-San Diego special. Where else could you eat house made sausages while drinking local beer in a still-operational bait and tackle shop on a pier? [Eater 38 Member]

Tiger!Tiger! is one of San Diego Eater 38.

29. Tiger!Tiger!

9.2
3025 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA
Pub · North Park · 98 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: This unpretentious spot just celebrated their two year anniversary. That's two years of what might be San Diego's best convergence of craft beer and food. [Eater 38 Member]

Buona Forchetta is one of San Diego Eater 38.

30. Buona Forchetta

9.1
3001 Beech St (at 30th St), San Diego, CA
Restaurante italiano · South Park · 58 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Regulars rave about the char and chew of the oven-burnished crusts at this friendly South Park pizzeria, which also specializes in homemade pasta. [Eater 38 Member]

CUCINA urbana is one of San Diego Eater 38.

31. CUCINA urbana

9.4
505 Laurel St (at 5th Ave), San Diego, CA
Restaurante italiano · Park West · 156 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Three years after opening, this is still one of the toughest tables to get in town. The shareable, Italian-inspired menu is modern and accessible. [Eater 38 Member]

Tender Greens is one of San Diego Eater 38.

32. Tender Greens

9.0
2400 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, CA
Local de ensaladas · Naval Training Center · 67 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: The first San Diego location for Tender Greens - affordable, fresh salads, soups, sandwiches and specials. This is also where P. Balistreri salumi got its start. [Eater 38 Member]

Yakyudori Yakitori & Ramen is one of San Diego Eater 38.

33. Yakyudori Yakitori & Ramen

8.7
4898 Convoy St, San Diego, CA
Restaurante de ramen · Kearny Mesa · 75 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Impeccably grilled meat on sticks, bowls of steaming ramen, plus the beer and sake make this Hillcrest transplant many a chefs' favorite late-night hangout. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

Q'ero is one of San Diego Eater 38.

34. Q'ero

8.2
564 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA
Restaurante de América del Sur · 21 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Chef/owner Monica Szepesy does faithful and refined Peruvian and South American dishes at this cozy North County eatery utilizing local produce and seafood. Leer más.

TJ Oyster Bar is one of San Diego Eater 38.

35. TJ Oyster Bar

9.2
4246 Bonita Rd (at Allen School Rd), Bonita, CA
Marisquería · East Chula Vista · 77 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Boasts the best Baja-style fish tacos this side of the border. They've got a fancier, sit-down restaurant nearby but the no-frills shop is a favorite for 99-cent fish tacos. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

Jsix Restaurant is one of San Diego Eater 38.

36. Jsix Restaurant

7.2
616 J St (at 6th Ave), San Diego, CA
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · East Village · 32 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Christian Graves recently added the talented Jack Fisher to his kitchen, which means a new cheese-making program and a developing dessert menu that should rival any in the city. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

Pizzeria Mozza at The Headquarters is one of San Diego Eater 38.

37. Pizzeria Mozza at The Headquarters

789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA
Pizzería · Marina · 9 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: The phrase, "save room for dessert", is an imperative when referring to Mozza's now-legendary and often-copied butterscotch budino. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

Supannee House of Thai is one of San Diego Eater 38.

38. Supannee House of Thai

8.8
2907 Shelter Island Dr #110 (at Scott St), San Diego, CA
Restaurante tailandés · Roseville - Fleet Ridge · 28 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Readers can't stop raving about this Point Loma gem that serves flavorful and crave-worthy Thai dishes, familiar and lesser-seen. Don't miss the spicy housemade lemongrass sausages. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.