San Diego Restaurants

One of the most frequently asked questions that I receive from readers is where to eat in San Diego near their hotel. Fortunately, our culinary scene is booming, which means that there are many cuisines to choose from in all price ranges. and nearly all dietary restrictions can be met.

We residents never run out of new San Diego restaurants to try either. I’ve listed some reviews of individual eateries that we love, too.

Here is a shortcut to my lists of places to eat in San Diego by neighborhood:

You should also take a look at must eat San Diego food. There are some dishes that we are famous for like fish tacos. And, did you know that there are nearly 200 craft breweries to try?

The other good news is that all San Diego restaurants welcome families but there are a few that are especially kid-friendly.

We are a vacation destination for foodies, I promise!

Best Restaurants in La Jolla: Where to Eat Now

Best Restaurants in La Jolla: Where to Eat Now

This best restaurants in La Jolla list is based on where we locals eat Mexican, Italian, seafood, breakfast, and more from takeout to fine dining — and often with extraordinary ocean views.

Best Carlsbad Restaurants

Best Carlsbad Restaurants

These are the best Carlsbad restaurants from finer dining to casual meats to even a family-friendly spot with a teepee.