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Restaurant for anniversary

adler223 Oct 14, 2011 10:23 PM

Will be staying at the estancia hotel in la jolla and wanted recommendations for a restaurant to celebrate my 19th wedding anniversary. Romantic with great food. Thanks for your help.

  1. scottca075 Oct 15, 2011 07:18 PM

    In addition to Beach Chick's list, look at these:

    A.R. Valentein, Lodge at Torrey Pines
    George's California Modern in La Jolla
    Nine-Ten at the Grande Colonial in La Jolla
    Bertrand At Mister A's near Balboa Park

    A lot of places in both lists have better food than the Marine Room, but none has a nicer location or more romantic feel.

    Marine Room Restaurant
    2000 Spindrift Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037

    Balboa Park
    1549 El Prado Ste 8, San Diego, CA 92101

    Mister A's Restaurant
    2550 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

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    1. re: scottca075
      keena Oct 15, 2011 09:59 PM

      All great ideas. In LJ, not the most romantic feel of the above, but what's more romantic than excellent French cuisine?
      Tapenade in LJ

      1. re: scottca075
        CapreseStacy Oct 17, 2011 07:31 PM

        Went to Nine-Ten for our 9th anniversary recently and had an amazing "Chef's Mercy" experience. Each of us were served something different and a different wine with each of 5 courses, which allowed us to try 10 different dishes and 10 different wines. Loved it! Have also dined at Mister A's and George's, but long ago. Mister A's was romantic.
        Happy 19th! I hope you have a wonderful experience!

        Mister A's Restaurant
        2550 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

      2. Beach Chick Oct 15, 2011 07:23 AM

        Marine Room in La Jolla
        Manhattan's in LJ
        Addison's at the Grand Del Mar resort
        Mille Fleurs in Rancho Santa Fe
        Kitchen 1540 at L' Auberge Del Mar
        1500 Ocean at the Hotel Del Coronado
        Sky Room at La Valencia Hotel in LJ

        Estancia hotel is a lovely property and have a wonderful anniversary!


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        1. re: Beach Chick
          El Chevere Oct 16, 2011 09:54 AM

          I would add Eddie V's to the list...very impressive views and a diverse menu--seafood and steak.

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