Exquisite...great service great fine dining experience.
You would think that any eatery in a park would be overpriced and mediocre but Prado at Balboa Park proves that wrong. Food is exemplary as is the service and atmosphere. Sit outside if it's warm enough. A lovely setting and creative cuisine. Delightful for lunch as well as dinner and while not cheap it's a bargain considering the fine... More
When visiring San Diego you must visit Prado for a great romantic meal. From the beutiful architecture outside, great courtyard before you enter and wonderful decor inside it is a perfect dining setting. The staff is friendly and helful in ensuring the experience is relaxing and peaceful. Hopefully you can be near the soothing live music like we were, a... More
We visit Balboa Park at least once a month and always time our trips to include dining at The Prado during Happy Hour. The calamari in a tangy, sweet peanut sauce is terrific, especially paired with a big pile of hot shoestring potatoes and a cold beer or big glass of house red. Makes my mouth water just thinking about... More
We ate dinner at the Prado on July 18. We were hot and tired after a full day at Balboa Park. The decor is casual, colorful and stylish. They have a lovely outdoor patio with umbrellas and a spanish-style fountain. Due to humidity that day, we opted for air conditioned indoor seating with a view of the fountain. All the... More
...but when it comes to restaurants, the food's gotta shine. And alas, it just doesn't here. I've been numerous times being a local, for lunch, dinner, drinks and dessert, since it is really very convenient to the parks and theaters, but all I've experienced is lack-lustre food. It's certainly O.K., but that's the best I can say. In all honesty,... More
I am a local and i have been there twice so far. The restaurant is in a great great spot and if you are hungry after strolling around in Balboa Park it is very conveniently located in the Park. Nevertheless it gives me a little bit of a tourist trap kinda feeling. Don't get me wrong the service is topnotch... More
My wife and I enjoyed a very relaxing and delicious lunch during our vacation. The service was excellent and the food was so good. We highly recommend it!
The food is good - but the atmosphere, ambiance, and setting are WONDERFUL.
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