Del Mar Dining in the Summer


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With the San Diego County fair and Track Season approaching, new Del Mar restaurants are being added for summer to supplement its already large collection.  The Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, a popular destination for locals and visitors alike, is opening new enjoyable and already popular establishments.

For dining options, the Center already has many choices from Urban Plates to Taverna Blue. Recently Davanti Enoteca, Rimel’s Rotisserie, and Mia Francesca were added to the collection. This summer, three new restaurants wills be opening to the delight of many residents.

El Agave Del Mar

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As the sister restaurant to the extremely popular El Agave restaurant in Old Town, the newly opened El Agave Del Mar is conveniently located on the upper floor of the Del Mar Plaza. Famous for their extensive selection of mole, menu highlights include Mole Poblano Don Julio, Mole Rojo, Mole Rosa de Taxco, Mole Coloradito, Mole Negro, and Mole Verde! In addition, El Agave also features a tequila menu with more than 2,000 different brands to chose from including their award winning “Tequila Agave Artesanal”.


Searsucker will be opening in the former Burlap location. Burlap closed on June 10 and Searsucker Del Mar is set to open on July 17. As a sister restaurant to Burlap, Searsucker’s other location is in the heart of the Gas lamp District downtown. As part of celebrity chef Brian Malarkey’s “fabric” restaurant collection, Searsucker Del Mar will be the newest location for the nationally expanding brand. Known for its classic and vibrant dishes, the menu is a reflection of the local coastal cuisine.

Casa Sol Y Mar

Casa Sol y Mar, recently opened by famed San Diego entrepreneur Diane Powers is the fourth and newest Mexican eatery in her collection of restaurants. Casa Sol y Mar focuses on “memorable flavors, abundant selections, high quality ingredients” that reflect the warm esprit of Mexico. The menu includes traditional Mexican dishes and also highlights small plates. Also inside the restaurant is a festive Cantina with an extensive happy hour menu including signature drinks and a strolling Mariachis band.


Lastly, Snooze, an A.M. Eatery is also opening at the Del Mar Highlands Center. This extremely popular breakfast eatery re-invents a traditional diner. With natural, farm raised, free ranging, and local ingredients, this vibrant and colorful eatery will be a great addition to Del Mar. This will be the seventh national location for the growing popular chain. The menu includes Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes to a Shrimp n Grits Eggs Benedict.

Hopefully with the addition of these restaurants, summer traffic and the pain of finding a table will be much easier and more enjoyable. Will you be dining at any of these new restaurants? Let us know and comment below!

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