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215 15th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 481-1001
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Ranked #4 of 81 Restaurants in Del Mar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $34
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Camino Del Mar
Transit: Camino Del Mar at 15th
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.
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San Diego, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

You will not be disappointed with the food and service. The sunset patio view isn't bad either. My only complaint is why they don't spend the money to improve the decor. It's so ugly to stare at the painted cinder block wall. Wish they would hire a designer add add a vertical garden wall with cool lighting!

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New Hampshire
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Hostess was accommodating in helping us choose a table and arranging for us to sit outside on the deck. Our friends were able to bring their dog, who sat on the deck with us. We ate from the Bar Bites menu and enjoyed half off during Happy Hour. I would have found the food overpriced for the "Wow" factor if... More 

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Newport Beach, CA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We have been to Sbicca many times and never have been disappointed. Last Saturday night we were there, with a large group, for a birthday party. They had two large birthday groups that night. Everyone loved their dinner. Our waiter was very good, which with a large group is important.

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Irvine, California, USA
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great spot, viewing of the ocean on the patio. Friendly service and great ambiance, and for Del Mar - very reasonable priced. Will be back ;)

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Solana Beach, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My husband and I came here for dinner, and I was underimpressed. The first clue should have been that it was a Friday night in Del Mar and there were many tables still available. The ambiance and the view at this restaurant are wonderful, so perhaps the best bet is to just come here for a drink. The menu was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Stopped for a late lunch on our way to the La Jolla Playhouse. What a wonderful experience! We were greeted by the owner, Dan. The menu has something for everyone. It's very tempting to eat a lot of the bread with the addictive dipping sauce, especially if you are fond of fresh garlic. Yum! We were a group of 3,... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Although it has great reviews, honestly I was not a fan of this restaurant. While on business travel a few months ago and after reviewing the menu online I decided to try SBICCA one evening for dinner. First of all, this place does not have a lot of diverse patrons so that was little awkward, but after all it is... More 

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Ames, IA
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stopped here after doing some hiking. I had amazing fish tacos and my wife had the sliced pork. Both were very good. Prices are fair and the location is good. The owner seated us and we chatted about the menu. Would eat here again!

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Incline Village, Nevada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We've come here for lunch a number of times when visiting Del Mar and we've never been disappointed! Sit on the front patio and you have amazing views of the ocean down the block. A wonderful place for lunch that has exceptional service, a robust wine list and it's so dog friendly. Their salads are all terrific! The chicken sandwich... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Without a doubt the best Happy Hour food $6 Pizza, enough for 2, The best this side of Tuscany. Hugh delicious burger with mushrooms/blue cheese$6. Beers$3/4 and reduced wine by the glass. This is just a sampling on the Happy Hour Menu. Get there early as it does fill up on the patio.

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Additional Information about Sbicca

Address: 215 15th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014
Phone Number: (858) 481-1001
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 18 - 34
Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Californian

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