Why wait to indulge until dinner? Summer in San Diego urges culinary connoisseurs to embrace the sun while it shines. Take a long lunch and enjoy the amazing views and delicious dishes at San Diego's best summer lunch restaurants.
Jake's Del Mar The oceanfront view at Jake's Del Mar is meant to be enjoyed under the sun. The casual-chic atmosphere fits any personal or business lunch. Jake's Grill serves a signature Sterling Silver Beef Burger with grilled onions, pepper jack cheese, onion strings and barbeque aioli. For a lighter lunch, order the Seared Ahi Salad with field greens, snow peas, and black sesame vinaigrette. Del Mar.
BALEEN Paradise Point's garden patio restaurant, BALEEN, offers a peaceful setting for a luxuriously long lunch. The Hummus & Parsley Crusted Salmon plate with steamed spinach and tahini butter is sure to satisfy noontime cravings. Pacific Beach.
Sally's Seafood on the Water The Manchester Grand Hyatt Downtown introduces a charming seaside restaurant. Looking for a gourmet salad with a view? Soak in the bay with the Caribbean Grilled Chicken Salad with jerk seasoned grilled chicken, mandarin oranges, strawberries, papaya, mango, avocado and mixed greens with orange raspberry ‘vinaigrette and honey macadamia nut dressing. Downtown.
George's at the Cove The simple elegance of George's at the Cove Ocean Terrace makes for a soothing lunch setting. Spice up your lunch break with Marinated and Grilled Fresh Fish Tacos with mango salsa, jalapeño-lime crème fraiche, guacamole, and shredded cabbage. Or tone down your meal with the Grilled Vegetable Salad with grilled levain with three spreads, tuna, eggplant, red pepper, and lemon-basil vinaigrette. La Jolla.
Trattoria Acqua Trattoria Acqua serves lavish Mediterranean lunches in a cozy ambience with panoramic ocean views. The Panino di Salmone is an impressive grilled Atlantic salmon paillard sandwich with bacon, avocado, tomato and basil topped with Dijon mustard aioli. La Jolla.