San Diego Dining

The city of San Diego serves up an exciting variety of dining places and nightlife options. Whether you wish to have live music, dancing, filet mignon or a fish taco, San Diego sure has a place to match your desire.

Here are some of the best rated dining places in town:

416 3rd Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Candelas offers a delightful menu and an atmosphere that mirrors the menu. With an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients, innovative cooking techniques, and flavorful combinations, the chef has conquered a lot of clients. The sophisticated dishes have roots in Central Mexican cuisine. Another plus of the place is the warm and creative space.

Busalacchi's Ristorante
3683 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92103
This Italian restaurant offers a romantic, low-key dining room and a stylish, sheltered patio that overlooks busy 5th Avenue. It may be the only place in San Diego offering an insalata di cetrioli, a salad of cucumbers, beets, roasted pearl onions, and Gorgonzola. All in all, this restaurant successfully combines cuisine and atmosphere to create a dining experience that won't soon be forgotten.

Blue Point
565 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
This restaurant serving seafood and oyster was the first to open in the Gaslamp over a decade ago, and it remains one of the very best. You may sink into black banquette seating inside, or step outside and enjoy specialties from the "Hook," "Line," and "Sinker" sections of the menu. A striking and impressively well-stocked antique bar completes the place.

Jack & Giulio's
2391 San Diego Ave., San Diego, CA 92103
Jack and Giulio's Italian restaurant has remained a favorite of San Diegans for many years. This popular restaurant, formerly known as Giulio's of Pacific Beach, is located in Old Town. It offers sriendly and efficient service staff, wonderful Italian wines and beers and delicious lunch and dinner every day.

Bertrand at Mister A's
2550 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103
Centrally located, Bertrand at Mister A's serves American Cuisine, consistently winning rave reviews and awards both locally and nationally. Impeccable service, excellent cuisine, and an extensive wine list are to be expected at this restaurant. The main dining room offers a premier dining experience, while a more casual, although no less sumptuous, selection of dishes is available in the patio and bar.