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Solana Beach eateries, cafes, brewpubs and wineries offer a spread to whet any appetite. For authentic Mexican, let’s just say it’s where the locals go. For farm-to-table and a cornucopia of fresh fare, the Sunday Solana Beach Farmer’s Market can’t be beat, while the walk-able Highway 101 and Cedros Design District make for the perfect pub crawl. You’ll also find gourmet sushi, Italian, organic and seafood dining as well as quick, casual take-out – perfect for a picnic dinner to watch the sunset between the cliffs above the cove.
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Whether you’re an east coast transplant, thin crust connoisseur or “newbie” to slices you can fold - we’ve got you covered. Pies, slices, stromboli, calzone, heroes, fresh salads and desserts - right here in Solana Beach!
Come enjoy a slice of pizza in our casual pizza shop or outside on the patio. You'll see why we are a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Our service is fast and friendly - perfect for a quick lunch on the go or dinner for the whole family.
Offering San Diego the finest Mexican dining since 1971. Alfonso's of La Jolla is a family owned and operated establishment. Years of tradition, family recipes handed down from generation to generation, and the finest ingredients make Alfonso's a San Diego staple for fine Mexican dining.
Located in the heart of Solana Beach on the iconic Highway 101, Yogurt 101 is a favorite refreshing treat and dessert stop for both locals and visitors alike. We offer eight flavors of delicious frozen yogurt and gelatos, a large toppings bar, self-serve candy bar, gourmet coffee, and refreshing drinks. Comfortable indoor and outdoor seating allow you to hang out, spend some time with your neighbors, and watch the community walk by. Ample parking and room for bikes allow you to drop by and stay awhile. As a locally-owned business, our vision is to become YOUR FAVORITE treat and refreshment spot in Solana Beach! We look forward to becoming a pillar of our neighborhood community.
Restaurant | Juicery | Cafe | Smoothie Bar | Cold pressed juice, superfood smoothies and bowls. Salads, wraps, sushi. All gluten-free, dairy free and plant-based. All sustainable foods.
Pacific Coast Grill's oceanfront venue features unique "Pacific Coast" cuisine, an oyster bar as well as select sushi rolls, black mussels, baked oysters and a plethora of seafood choices & more! Since 1995, PCG has used fresh, local, free range ingredients to produce delicious food at friendly prices.
The kitchen grinds Certified Sterling beef for burgers, makes fresh-cut Kennebec fries with house-made ketchup. PCG menu favorites include its best-selling lobster tacos, pan seared sea bass, and delectable white chocolate bread pudding with caramel bourbon sauce. New comers on the menu include Lobster-Bacon Carbonara & a variety of other seafood items plus options from the land!
There are two levels of dining at the new PCG with every dining seat in the house carefully planned to have an ocean view. There are bars on both levels and a heated outdoor patio and a deck with one of the best views of the Pacific Ocean and the line up at Cardiff Reef. You can watch surfers, kite surfers, dolphins, whales and spectacular sunsets from throughout the restaurant.
Beach Grass Cafe serves Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner . Our food is made fresh to order with premium ingredients.
We offer a great selection of wine ,beer and vodka drinks made with Han Vodka to complement our delicious food.
Our ecletic menu has satisfied our customers for years with our signature dishes and specials.
If you decide to dine alfresco our patio acomodates small and large groups. We are also pet friendly.
A truly great coffee house, offering fresh bagels, fine pastries, excellent complete breakfast menu from which to choose.
Visit the winery on Cedros for a unique opportunity to experience sophisticated wine in a casual setting, blocks from the beach! Carruth Cellars sources grapes from premier vineyards in Northern California’s wine country. The grapes are crushed, pressed, fermented, barreled, aged and bottled within our urban facility.
While visiting our Solana Beach tasting room, you will have the opportunity to taste hand-crafted, single-vineyard, award winning wine steps away from the beach and shopping on Cedros Ave!
Specializing in reds, Carruth Cellars sources mostly from Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles, Lake County, and Mendocino. We feature Lake County Sauvignon Blanc, and Russian River Chardonnay from Bacigalupi Vineyard too!
When you buy olive oil from us, you also buy our quality guarantee. We are not just the sellers, we are the growers! Since the beginning, Temecula Olive Oil Company has been family-owned and operated, committed to using only California olives to make the highest quality olive oil. On our olive ranch, we practice sustainable agriculture, growing and harvesting a wide variety of olives, which we hand press using traditional methods to produce fresh, full-flavored extra virgin olive oil. Taste the difference.
Traditional to modernized Italian/Mediterranean cuisine, impeccable service, fun atmosphere, live music, great food, extensive wine list. Open for Lunch!
As part of the world renowned Belly Up, The Wild Note Cafe is a neighborhood bistro style restaurant with exceptional atmosphere, exciting food and excellent service. This is where guests enjoy the offerings of our talented Chef, both before and after the show, or for a relaxing lunch. We are located in the heart of the Solana Beach Cedros Design District, within walking distance of the Train station. The style is casual with fifty-six seats (plus bar seating). The patio may be privatized and seats up to 18 guests. Cuisine is Pacific Coastal/Mexican fusion.
Ordering is different at Which Wich. We give you complete control and give you the time you need to create something craveable.
Local Tavern with 3 pool tables, 15 HD Flat Screen TV's with complete sports package. Awesome food - go to website for menu.
We have a passion for food and passion is always best when shared. With this in mind, we created The Curious Fork – where you can share culinary knowledge through our school, café, and unique, personal product experiences.
We pride ourselves in offering both local and global food creation from hands-on classes to expanding your appetite in our café or the comfort of your home.
We bring top chef talent to you in a state of the art environment that makes learning personal and fun. As a member of the San Diego community, we are committed to supporting local chefs, producers and home to health education.
Welcome to the wonderful world of Station Sushi where you can enjoy a variety of delicious sushi. Station Sushi has been preparing the best sushi in San Diego since 1998! located in Solana Beach our talented sushi chefs can prepare any roll, sashimi, special roll, noodles, soups or sauces. Come visit Station Sushi…. We love sushi!!!!
Off the South Western coast of Thailand lies Similan Island, a fertile land of unsurpassed beauty
Inspired by the nature of this island, we at SIMILAN Thai Restaurant aim to capture the essence of freshness to give every diner an unforgettable experience.
We have created a menu which seek to capture the authentic flavors of the Thai cuisine while exploring new possibilities through the use of ingredients and techniques not usually synonymous with the food of Thailand.
Saddle Bar continues to be known as the place to go for great service, dancing, live music and DJ’s several nights a week.
After first tasting a fish taco in San Felipe, Mexico, Ralph Rubio returned to San Diego to hand-craft his own recipe and introduced America to the fish taco. Since 1983, Rubio's has served delicious fish tacos and fresh Mexican food for customers. Visit one of our restaurants today and enjoy a fish taco or sign up for the Rubio's Beach Club for insider news and restaurant coupons.
Roberto's Mexican Food has become a strong community icon in the north coastal area of San Diego. The stores were established throughout the 1980's and 1990's. They have a well-known reputation and a good number of loyal customers that, in spite of all the new competition, still choose Roberto's as their favorite "taco shop". Customers are comprised of local residents, beachgoers, area workforce and many tourists visiting San Diego's beautiful North County cities and beaches.
Across the street from the Del Mar Race Track. Red Tracton's is a legend in its own time. Serving only the highest quality prime meats, seafood and chicken. Red Tracton's was the winner of three prestigious Critic Choice awards for "San Diego's Finest Steak House." It is also considered the number one place to be and be seen after the races. One will never leave hungry after dining at Red Tracton's. The staff is friendly, accommodating and there to be of service to your every request. Red Tracton's legacy of quality, quantity and excellence is one not to be missed.
Named for the famous beach break down below, Pillbox Tavern rises up to meet North County’s need for Coastal Americana cuisine. Our “retro modern” beach bar offers regulars and visitors a refreshing place to unwind above the cliffside Solana Beach neighborhood of Fletcher Cove. Let us be your prime destination for weekend brunch or late-night supper, with food and drinks that will delight every palate. Our selection of rotating local tap beers set the scene for indulging in hand-selected home-style favorites. And our house-made dressings and sauces will have you paddling back to shore for more. From a tasty line-up of savory wing selections to our Panko Crusted Pork Tenderloin sandwich, all of our fresh ingredients are, of course, locally sourced. Pillbox Tavern is sure to become a favorite of families and friends who know where to go to live deliciously!
Pizza Port combines signature foods and handcrafted beers with a unique beach town atmosphere. This award-winning brewpub's reputation for great food and craft beer makes them a landmark for southern Californians and beer lovers from around the world. From the menu: salads and munchies; original and anti-wimpy gourmet pizzas; frozen delights and other drinks such as their own house rootbeer.
This first class French restaurant has received many local and national awards for its cuisine. Chef and owner Jeffrey Strauss has a flair for presentation and an unquestionable talent for taste. Exquisite food. Fantastic desserts. Substantial wine list. Try the pan seared Alaskan halibut, truffle French fries, watermelon salad and the pear tart tatin. You won't be disappointed.
Chef Jeffrey Strauss makes a personal statement on the pleasurable dining experience – casual yet elegant, inspired yet straightforward, quality food that delights all the senses. His menu at Pamplemousse Grille melds his many creations from his tenure at Glorious Food, New York City’s 15 years, and his many travels to Europe to experience, learn and create the finest cuisine the world has to offer.
Pamplemousse Grille is the choice of the people and the critics.
A juice bar that goes the extra mile!
The Fish Market offers an extensive seafood menu (updated daily) featuring mesquite-broiled fresh fish, shellfish specialties, chowders and cioppino, seafood cocktails, smoked fish and pasta appetizers, salads and sandwiches. The menu’s emphasis is on freshness, high quality and the vast choices and selection afforded by a traditional seafood house. Bar and lounge area, full-service oyster bar with counter seating, retail seafood market.
We bring fruits, nuts and other goodies together and let them be themselves, which means we leave them just how nature intended them. We don’t macerate, extrude or mush anything to a pulp. Baked in small batches in real kitchens, our foods are crafted with premium, whole food ingredients that you can see and taste in all their delicious and nourishing glory. So let’s make friends with food again, one nut at a time.
WHAT ARE EARNEST EATS?
Mainly, they’re good common sense. At Earnest Eats, we are inspired by the flavorful simplicity of whole grains, hearty nuts and seeds, and the natural sweetness of fruit—they are the real stars here and we let them shine in everything we do. Our snacks are minimally processed, free of preservatives and artificial ingredients, made in small batches and baked in real baking trays! We use only premium, all-natural, whole food ingredients to give you an anytime snack you can feel good about.
Each month we have approximately 17 different menu items for you to choose. You will leave with a variety of high quality, delicious, and ready to cook dinners that are portion size appropriate and low in saturated fat. Nearly 90% of the core menu items average 300 calories and are under 10 grams of fat. We offer a selection of seafood, beef, pork, chicken and pasta dinners. Register for a session today.
A new series of cooking classes and culinary experiences are available at the Center for A Healthy Lifestyle (CHL) in Solana Beach and Encinitas. Carlsbad-based Jason Roehm recently launched “Cook with Jason” (www.cookwithjason.com) and will be offering cooking demonstrations, traditional cooking classes, camps, corporate retreats and unique culinary experiences at both CHL locations.
Initially a bike shop in the 1920’s, the historic building that is now Saddle Bar has been a rockin’ joint for over 30 years. Made famous as the Surf & Saddle for almost 2 decades, it has recently been updated and remodeled and is as popular as ever. Literally only a few hundred feet from the Pacific Ocean, Saddle Bar continues to be known as the place to go for great service, dancing, live music and DJ’s several nights a week.
Chef Jeffrey Strauss makes a personal statement on the pleasurable dining experience – casual yet elegant, inspired yet straightforward, quality food that delights all the senses. His menu at Pamplemousse Grille melds his many creations from his tenure at Glorious Food, New York City’s orlistat 15 years, and his many travels to Europe to experience, learn and create the finest cuisine the world has to offer.
Pamplemousse Grille is the choice of the people and the critics.
We opened our first restaurant In Beverly Hills in 1985. Former federal prosecutors Rick Rosenfield and Larry Flax combined their passion for food with fresh high-quality ingredients to create innovative, hearth-baked pizzas such as The Original BBQ Chicken, Thai Chicken, and Jamaican Jerk Chicken, cooked in an open kitchen. The restaurant gave California a place in the pizza pantheon alongside Chicago and New York. Our California twist on global flavors resonated with guests, and almost immediately, CPK became a bustling spot for business and family gatherings.
Wood paneling & stone fireplaces create a rustic vibe at this American breakfast & lunch fixture.
Named the top ice cream and frozen dessert franchise in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine’s 35th annual Franchise 500® ranking, Baskin-Robbins is the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops. Baskin-Robbins creates and markets innovative, premium ice cream, specialty frozen desserts and beverages, providing quality and value to consumers at nearly 7,300 retail shops in nearly 50 countries. Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 by two ice cream enthusiasts whose passion led to the creation of more than 1,000 ice cream flavors and a wide variety of delicious treats.