Del Mar Dining in the Summer

Photo from Snooze

Photo from Snooze

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.

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 costal cuisine.

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 sprit 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 growingly 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 to let us know how your experience goes!

Photo taken from Del Mar Times