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5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130 (Carmel Country Road)
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7:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Group Dinner for Clients

Food and service were magnificent! Everyone was so attentive, definitely recommend for a group dinner or romantic dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
New Rochelle, New York
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New Rochelle, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service were magnificent! Everyone was so attentive, definitely recommend for a group dinner or romantic dinner.

Thank junjazzy
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was excellent. Noe was a great server. The food was very good, but $60.00 for breakfast??? This was not a buffet or anything exotic. We had one omelet and one order of pancakes with fruit. The restaurant normally would have had a nice setting but construction was going on for a big event that they were hosting. There... More 

Thank JazzMusic
Valley Center, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My Husband and I eat out a lot and love to eat at nice restaurants.Service was top notch food was excellent. The Grand Del Mar Grounds were beautiful we walked all over inside and out. Had a night cap at the Bar, friendly staff.

Thank brigidb254
New Braunfels, Texas
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I had the Eggs Benedict with filet mignon for lunch with béarnaise sauce. It was excellent though pricey and a smaller portion then I would have preferred. If you are staying in the Hotel though, how can you complain.

Thank Trent H
Scottsdale, Arizona
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

The lower key of 2 restaurants at the GDM, although priced as high as many top end restaurants. The service was excellent, setting lovely, shrimp appetizer was quite tasty. But overall the pork chop, risotto, sea bass were all pretty ordinary. At $250 (with no booze) for 4 adults, very underwhelming.

Thank desertduffergolf
Irvine, California
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Excellent lunch and great server. As guests of the hotel, surprised they do nothing special for birthdays even though I noted in open table and with two hostesses prior to seating. All meals were delicious, as well as wines. Would not recommend for special occasions.

Thank Sue K
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Pricy but good. The filet special was awesome. Chocolate dessert is fantastic. Others in our party had the trout, but didn't like it.

Thank lipstick44
La Mesa, CA
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190 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We had the Restaurant Week specials, which include an appetizer, entree and dessert for $50. The Heirloom Tomato Salad is amazing. I had a perfectly ripe, melt in your mouth yellow heirloom tomato with fresh mozzarella. My entree was a beef tenderloin that was one of the best cuts of meat I've ever eaten. It came with a wedge of... More 

Thank Vacationers62
Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The service and food was outstanding. You must have the lobster bisque, the veal was to cooked perfectly, and don't hesitate on dessert.

Thank Linda L
Oakland, California
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249 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The service was great in this restaurant at the lower level of one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever been too. I wish I could say we enjoyed our meal but we did not. Lobster bisque was creamy ,savory but too salty. Little gem salad had dressing that was just too strong and there was nothing else on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130
    (Carmel Country Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 8583142727

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 65
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant


Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm

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