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Sbicca

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American, Contemporary
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215 15th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014 (Camino Del Mar)
Camino Del Mar at 15th
18584811001
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: San Diego's favorite "Neighborhood" restaurant. Located in beautiful...
San Diego's favorite "Neighborhood" restaurant. Located in beautiful, quaint Del Mar and winner of the "Gold Medallion Award" for Best Neighborhood Restaurant awarded by the San Diego Chapter of the California Restaurant Association. Dine up on the Ocean View deck and take in the blue pacific while enjoying our award winning cuisine or sit on our ocean view sidewalk cafe and sip on one of our Wine Spectator award winning wine list wines.
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  • 114
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always a Winner

We go to Sbicca annually when we stay in Del Mar. Ask to sit on the rooftop dining. They can't guarantee it, if you make a reservation for 6:30 and get there 15 min early you will most probably have your choice of tables. You'll be there for a perfect sunset. Waiters are great and knowledgeable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Judydav1
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We go to Sbicca annually when we stay in Del Mar. Ask to sit on the rooftop dining. They can't guarantee it, if you make a reservation for 6:30 and get there 15 min early you will most probably have your choice of tables. You'll be there for a perfect sunset. Waiters are great and knowledgeable. Get the lobster shrimp... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We went to Sbicca for happy hour on Saturday 8/15/15 at about 5 p.m. We met another couple who were there on our suggestion,and found most of the tables on the patio were in full sun. There were a few umbrellas on the patio but theywere in awkward areas. We sat at a four top and asked if we could... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Sat on the second floor patio overlooking the water and had a delicious bite of yellowfin tuna tacos -bread basket was hearth baked and had yummy gazpacho like sauce. Nice attentive waitstaff

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Del Mar, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great food, close to beach, local loves the chef. This is one of the local favorite restaurants in downtown Del Mar area!

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The atmosphere was wonderful; the view from the patio upstairs was beautiful. The staff was very attentive. So many items to choose from on the menu and everything we ordered was great. We had 3 girls two 11 year olds and a 14 year old and they loved the restaurant.

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San Francisco
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My daughter and I happened upon Sbicca on our way to Del Mar Beach. We sat down and a very low key server offed us a wonderful table on the sidewalk patio. For lunch I had a shrimp/caesar salad and my daughter ordered the hangar steak off the kids menu. The food arrived quickly and my daughters steak was cooked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

It's hard to give a top review to a place, and then just hope that others have a similar experience, or don't regret going there; but this restaurant did not disappoint in ANY category. Service: excellent, food: all four entrees were fantastic (scallops, fried chicken, halibut, mahi mahi), the atmosphere is great b/c this is an old building broken up... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This restaurant is not to be missed! Be sure to order the yellowtail which is light and flavorful. The short ribs are to die for. They are so tender....a knife is not necessary. Someone at this restaurant must love Sauvignon blanc wine, because there are many offerings and we continue to "work our way through" as many of them as... More 

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Love sitting at the bar ordering appetizers with cocktails... service is great with friendly staff. <3

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Stopped here for Happy Hour tonight after visiting Del Mar. Staff was attentive and friendly. Ordered a glass of wine, the fish tacos and the sweet potato fries. I sat on the patio and enjoyed the view of the ocean while I waited. My food and drink arrived quickly. I thought it was reasonably priced, though entrees are a bit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 15th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014
    (Camino Del Mar)
  • Public Transportation: Camino Del Mar at 15th
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: 18584811001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 34
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

San Diego's favorite "Neighborhood" restaurant. Located in beautiful, quaint Del Mar and winner of the "Gold Medallion Award" for Best Neighborhood Restaurant awarded by the San Diego Chapter of the California Restaurant Association. Dine up on the Ocean View deck and take in the blue pacific while enjoying our award winning cuisine or sit on our ocean view sidewalk cafe and sip on one of our Wine Spectator award winning wine list wines.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?