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All 81 Del Mar Restaurants

Market Restaurant & Bar

3702 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-4255
858-523-0007
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Ranked #1 of 81 Restaurants in Del Mar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: El Camino Real
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Santa Fe
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

One of the great meals we've ever had, and that includes The French Laundry and Per Se. The menu is imaginative and full of surprising combinations. Every detail of foon and service were superb!

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Imperial, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We visited for restaurant week and were pleasantly surprised. First, I like the fact that the restaurant has a small bar, so if you wanted to dine solo you could probably do so. The food was delicious, so much so you wanted to finish every bite on your plate to savor all the flavor. Fit for foodies. The staff was... More 

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Bedminster, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

On first inspection, we were somewhat suspicious of the menu as the dishes looked over the top in their combination of ingredients and flavors. How wrong we were. There were two of us and we tried the tasting menu on the basis that if we each ordered the alternate on all the four courses, and shared, we should strike lucky.... More 

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San Diego, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Six of us celebrated New Year's Eve two nights early. The butter leaf salad I chose was large and filled with interesting fruits, nuts and cheeses. Very delicious! As an entree, I had 7ounces of butter poached Maine lobster on a coulis of mashed potato and root vegetable. Amazing! My friends' salads and entrees were beautiful to look at and... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I had a fabulous dinner here and ordered from the tasting menu which is basically a prix fixe 4 course dinner consisting of a choice of appetizer, seafood, meat dish, and dessert. Add an amuse bouche and a basket of bread to start, you will be satisfied. Service is excellent and each course is spaced so that you can really... More 

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Long Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have eaten here numerous times in the last few months and have never been disappointed. I am, unfortunately, on a very restricted diet and never once has the chef not accomodated me even when the restaurant is super busy. The female bartenders are very friendly and always willing to go out of their way to make your experience a... More 

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants in San Diego !!! Great food, great wine list, nice atmosphere and good small bar. The food is always amazing with a French style in to it, everything is amazing, for me is in the top 3 restaurants in San Diego.

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West Hollywood, California
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219 reviews 219 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Upon arriving found that we needed to leave our keys with a gentleman that repacked our car one spot - odd. It is a small lot and I understand they want 5-stars so they want a valet. The atmosphere is crisp, clean, quiet and cheerful. Chrissy, our waitress, was polite and helpful. So glad she was there throughout the meal... More 

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Boston, MA
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84 reviews 84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

With incredibly fresh produce and a gifted chef you can't miss. And Market certainly doesn't miss. Our meal was right up there with the best we've had and their version of some mores was to die for!!! Add to that the company of dear friends and it doesn't get any better.

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San Diego, California, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

What can you say about this place. The food is over the top and just keeps getting better. This is the place to go for the best food in San Diego. Not Cheap but worth every dollar.

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Additional Information about Market Restaurant & Bar

Address: 3702 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-4255
Phone Number: 858-523-0007
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 100
Cuisine: American, Californian

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