Grab Lunch In San Diego, For Business Or Pleasure
At lunch time, the sun is usually at or near its highest point, which can turn this meal into one of the most pleasant in America's Finest City. Whether it's a work meeting or an afternoon out with the family, we've listed the 10 best lunch restaurants in San Diego for you to consider.
Because of the panoramic ocean view, upscale-casual ambiance and fresh cuisine, George's Ocean Terrace in La Jolla ranks at the top of our list. It's nearly impossible to stay in a bad mood while dining here with nature as the backdrop. Chow on fish tacos and other California cuisine paired with a specialty cocktail.
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The panoramic ocean view and upscale-casual ambiance is one-of-a-kind here. Not to mention, the food is delicious.
Local Expert Tip: "Don't forget to order the famous black bean soup which happens to pair well with an order of fish tacos."
Again, the view of San Diego is hard to beat and it's an excellent choice for a business lunch.
Local Expert Tip: "Arrive at sunset and enjoy a pre-dinner drink on the patio terrace. Also, word on the street has it that escargot are available, if you ask"
It's been on TV for a good reason--gigantic burgers with perfect condiments and seasoning.
Local Expert Tip: "Get the Blue Jay burger with blue cheese and grilled onions and then dream about it later."
Late breakfast is served until 3:00pm for ultra late risers who want to dine outside at this local favorite.
Local Expert Tip: "For lunch, the fish tacos and salads are solid."
- Cuisine: Seafood
It has excellent, pet-friendly patio dining with extremely high-quality fish that's priced well.
Local Expert Tip: "Because you order at the counter, wait times can be long in the evenings and on weekends. Beer and wine only."
The beachfront location makes for excellent people-watching on their patio and for taking advantage of sunshine, taco in hand.
Local Expert Tip: "The fish taco is the way to go. It's beer-battered but totally worth the calories. Pair it with a Bloody Mary."
Con pane uses bread so fresh that you're bound to take a loaf or three home with you after lunch.
Local Expert Tip: "Order the turkey cobb sandwich on kalamata bread or the seasoned roast beef with goat cheese."
Fresh fish sandwiches and ceviche please the health conscious palette at this hidden gem in La Jolla.
Local Expert Tip: "Take home some honey-smoked salmon. It perks up a homemade salad or morning bagel."
Jake's has a beachfront location, casual vibe and a nice patio from which to soak up the sunshine. The food is reliably good.
Local Expert Tip: "Dine on the patio if it's a nice day outside, which is likely in San Diego! Order the Hula pie and thank me later."
If you have a hankering for authentic Mexican food, this is as good as it gets. Simple, but delicious.
Local Expert Tip: "Be prepared to wait in line for up to an hour if you go at lunch. The tamales are outstanding."
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