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Poseidon Restaurant-On The Bch

1670 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 755-9345
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Ranked #5 of 77 restaurants in Del Mar
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 15th Street
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English first
Del Mar, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This is about the most perfect place in Del Mar for sunset appetizers and cocktails. Plan ahead with reservations for dinner and it will make a for a San Diego perfect evening.

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94 reviews 94 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Or should that be apologies to Bruce Springsteen.... OK, if you've read this far, you're hooked. My Poseidon Adventure (can you tell my age yet?) consisted of showing up (with reservation) and getting a great table overlooking the ocean - complete with a gorgeous sunset. What else could I see? When I first got there - not much - just... More

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

Went to Poseidon for a business dinner while in Del Mar. Had a party of 6 and sat out on the porch. At 6:00 the sun was blinding - but by 7:00 it was worth enduring because the sunset was awesome (although I guess Poseidon's didn't really have an influence on that). The food was very good. 3 of us... More

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Peachtree City, GA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We drove up from San Diego for lunch and fell in love with what a clean, upscale, developed town Del Mar is. Having Googled for scenic views for dining near San Diego, we didn't quite know what to expect from The Poseidon, but it was a pleaser. We enjoyed seafood and the sea. Would certainly return often if in the... More

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california
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

After enjoying this neighborhood gem for over 30 years for breakfast and lunch I decided to dine for dinner. My husband and I took our sons for a birthday celebration who both ordered Surf n Turf. The server quickly pointed out the cost of Surf n Turf which made the boys feel embarrassed so they ordered filet steak only. 45... More

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Las Vegas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The Poseidon Restaurant in Del Mar has the greatest views imaginable. Happy hour coconut shrimp were great. Very nice staff.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Where the locals go to brunch. This is a way to take in some good food and San Diego at its best. Watch the surfers on a Sunday while you enjoy a bloody mary, sun, and feeling like your on the beach.

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Amherst, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a true "California " restaurant. Besides offering great food, you can watch people on the beach, surfers in the ocean and if you are lucky see a flight of pelicans perform an air show. Valet parking available.

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

When in doubt, the Poseidon Restaurant/Bar is a great option. The food and drinks are awesome even if they weren't, the view and sound of the ocean from the patio would make up for it. The brunch menu has something for everyone and the casual atmosphere makes it a great family place, as well as an easy place to go... More

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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102 reviews 102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Located right on the beach next to the old power plant in Del Mar. Spectacular view of the surf and sand on the patio. The large bar is a locals hangout and can be crowded especially on the weekends. Valet parking is available.Hostess and service staff were very accomadating and knowledgable. My wife enjoyed a nice piece of Scottish Salmon... More

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