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Nice restaurant in / near San Diego, open on Christmas day

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We are two families vacationing. My wife's 50th birthday is Christmas day. We're looking for a nice restaurant with good food and ambience that is open on Christmas day. It's a tall order, but I'd really appreciate some suggestions.

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  1. Arterra in Del MAr has been a solid choice in the past. Food is usually very good, nice atmosphere.


    1. I think A.R. Valentien is open on holidays.

      1. opentable.com usually has lists of restaurants that are open on holidays. Perhaps you could use their list to x-reference choices on CH.

        1. Don't go to Arterra. AR Valentien is a good one. I would expect that El Bizcocho would be open, and I had a very good experience over there recently.