7 La Jolla Fine Dining Best Bets For San Diego Restaurant Week

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There’s no question that San Diego Restaurant Week (September 20th-27th) motivates diners to try new places and establishments that would normally be reserved for “special occasions,” which is why we curated a list that showcases the best of La Jolla fine dining at an excellent value during SDRW! The following La Jolla restaurants participating in San Diego Restaurant Week have two things in common: Dinner price points above $40 and are renowned for offering impeccable dining experiences. Reservations are highly recommended.

NINE-TEN Restaurant
Address: The Grand Colonial Hotel, 910 Prospect Street La Jolla, CA 92037
Cuisine: American, California
Cost: 3-courses for $50 / $70 with wine pairings (plus tax & gratuity)
Nine-Ten’s dynamic kitchen duo, Chef Jason Knibb & Pastry Chef Rachel King will be serving up some great dishes during SDRW. Start off with the Hamachi Sashimi and for the main entrée we suggest the wild king salmon or the maple leaf duck breast. Bonus: Treat yourself and order the kalmata rosemary gluten-free bread for an extra $4, you’ll thank us later! (858) 964-5400

George’s at the Cove – California Modern
Address: 1250 Prospect St. La Jolla, CA 92037
Cuisine: California
Cost: $50 per person for a 3-course meal
Trey Foshee’s California Modern full dinner menu will be available with more than two dozen favorites included in Restaurant Week pricing. Note: Beverages, tax and gratuity not included. Alternate menu items can be ordered for a supplemental charge. (858) 454-4244

The Marine Room
Address: 2000 Spindrift Drive La Jolla, CA 92037
Cuisine: French, Seafood
Cost: $50 per person for a 3-course meal.
Probably one of the best locations for fine dining in all of San Diego. Splurge on Maine lobster tail or Togarashi Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna. Leave room for dessert: Three Sweet Tastes – 3 Nut Sambuca Panna Cotta, Salted Carame Chocolate Tart, Blackberry Ice with Basil Crystals. (858) 459-7222

Herringbone La Jolla
Address:
7837 Herschel Avenue La Jolla, CA 92037
Cuisine:
American, Seafood
Cost: $50 per person for a 3-course meal
You can’t go wrong with any seafood dish here, we suggest starting out with the local yellowtail tostada and wild coho salmon for the main entrée. (858) 459-0221

THE MED
Address: La Valencia Hotel, 1132 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Cost: $50 per person for a 3-course meal.
Executive Chef James Montejano will be offering five different starters and entrées to choose from like grilled octopus and black truffle chicken pate to La V Paella and Prime Flat Iron Steak. (858) 551-3765

Catania
Address: La Plaza, 7863 Girard Ave Suite 301, La Jolla, CA 92037
Cuisine: Italian
Cost: $50 per person for a 3-course meal.
Catania is offering a twist on the traditional SDRW pre-fixe menu, and instead guests will choose any 3 dishes (app, entrée & dessert) off the regular dinner menu. Everything will be served share/family style. (858) 551-5105

Crab Catcher
Address: 1298 Prospect St., La Jolla, CA 92037
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steaks
Cost: $40 per person for a 3-course meal.
Perhaps offering the best deal in town with incredible ocean view’s during SDRW, Crab Catcher is a must for seafood lovers. For starters try the Baja Shrimp & Blue Crab wontons, and you can’t go wrong with the fresh catch as your main entrée selection. (858) 454-9587

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Vanessa Turkeltaub
Vanessa Turkeltaub graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Communication. She has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years, and has written over five-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, and traveling. (vanessa@lajollabluebook.com)

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