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Sbicca

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American, Californian, Contemporary
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215 15th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014 (Camino Del Mar)
Camino Del Mar at 15th
(858) 481-1001
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations
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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  • 102
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Easy and Friendly

As you walk along the row of restaurants in Del Mar, you will notice one that appears to be a bit more popular. That’s Sbicca. It was our first visit and we waiting for the rest of our party at the bar. My first impression was “where are all the indoor tables?” as they all appeared to be outside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
dwalker43
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Marina del Rey, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We went here after a busy day, labuerge hotel was closed due to a wedding We found them unwelcoming and in accommodating . So we left and went to Pacifica had a view, great service and really good seafood risotto

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Marina del Rey, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

As you walk along the row of restaurants in Del Mar, you will notice one that appears to be a bit more popular. That’s Sbicca. It was our first visit and we waiting for the rest of our party at the bar. My first impression was “where are all the indoor tables?” as they all appeared to be outside. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The food was delicious and the presentation was great! Our server, Brett, made our visit wonderful! We'll be back again!

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Deer Park, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Food was average but service was really good. Sat upstairs and it was all ok. Pretty small place so make reservation. Glad we tried it but since we are only in the area 3-4 times a year, may not be one we will hit again for a while.

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Melrose, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My husband and I ate here last Sunday with old friends. I got the halibut, that was a little plain. My husband got the short ribs, and they were good- but I think my recipe by Daniel Bouloud is much better. The lobster mac and cheese was a huge hit though, and was shared by the four of us. Service... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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231 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We regularly stop by Sbicca for Happy Hour on the front deck with the 15th avenue street scene either skipping downhill en famille after work towards the beach or struggling a little as they complete the climb back up loaded with deck chairs and towels. At 20% to 30% off their regular rates for both food and a good choice... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The food is always perfect, the view is great and service is always excellent. I always eat here at least once on every trip. Can't wait to return the next time I am in town.

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Glendale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

We make the pilgrimage once a month for Sbicca's lobster bisque which is consistently the nectar of the gods. They have a wonderful wine cellar that we continue to sample from. We tried a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc...superb! They employ truly lovely people as their wait staff who consistently impress us. We tried both the calamari and Brussels sprouts this... More 

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Del Mar, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

We've been going to Sbicca for years. More recently we've been joining another family on X-mas eve the past four years. This has become a family tradition that we look forward to. Sbicca is great for a family tradition or a quick drop in. I highly recomens Sbicca. If the Sbicca name sounds familiar, Dans family also makes Sbicca sandals.

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Book a table and go early enough to get a table on the upper deck for a view of the ocean at sunset. They won't guarantee a table there but said if we showed up at 6:15 they'd likely be able to manage it - and they did. Very pretty. Nice selection on the menu. The portions are a bit... More 

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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, Californian, Contemporary

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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: (858) 481-1001

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?