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Del Mar Rendezvous

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Sun, 2/17
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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ENTREES‎
Served with your choice of steamed white or brown rice
FOWL‎
All of the chickens and ducks we use are free-range and cage-free. We purchase them from mary’s farm in the san joaquin valley, a third-generation, family-owned and operated farm. The birds are fed a vegetarian diet and raised and processed naturally - no antibiotics, additives, hormones, or preservatives. All of the chicken dishes below are made with white meat chicken.
$15.00
Steamed white
Brown rice
Pungent Crispy Chicken
Breaded, crispy strips of chicken sauteed in a spicy, pungent red sauce
$15.00
Steamed white
Brown rice
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Breaded, crispy strips of chicken sauteed with green and red bell peppers and white onion in a sweet and sour sauce
$15.00
Steamed white
Brown rice
Triple “S” Chicken
Breaded, crispy strips of chicken sauteed in a sriracha, sweet, and sour sauce
$15.00
Steamed white
Brown rice
Peppery Fried Chicken
Breaded, crispy strips of chicken sautéed with green and red bell peppers and white onion in a chili-pepper seasoning; served with a side of sriracha aioli
$15.00
Steamed white
Brown rice
Lemon Chicken
Breaded, crispy strips of chicken sautéed in a sweet sauce made with fresh lemons
$15.00
Steamed white
Brown rice
Cashew Chicken
Chicken and cashews sautéed in a caramelized hoisin sauce
$15.00
Steamed white
Brown rice
Kung Pao Chicken
Chicken sautéed with peanuts, green and red bell peppers, and green and white onions in a caramelized hoisin and chili paste sauce
$15.00
Steamed white
Brown rice
Moo Goo Gai Pan
Chicken sautéed with broccoli, carrots, baby corn, shiitake mushrooms, and snow peas in a light garlic white sauce
$15.00
Steamed white
Brown rice
Governor's Chicken
Chicken sautéed with green onion in a szechuan chili and black vinegar sauce
FROM THE LAND‎
$19.00
Kung Pao Tenderloin Steak
8‎ oz of tenderloin steak cut into bite size pieces and wok seared with peanuts, green and red bell peppers, and green and white onions in a caramelized hoisin and chili paste sauce
$19.00
Black Pepper Tenderloin Steak
8 oz of tenderloin steak cut into bite size pieces and wok seared with baby corn, green and red bell peppers, broccoli, and white onion in a black pepper sauce
$17.00
Mongolian Steak
8 oz of new york strip steak cut into slices and sautéed with green and white onions in a brown sauce
$17.00
Beef with Broccoli
8 oz of new york strip steak cut into slices and sautéed with broccoli and snow peas in a brown sauce
$24.00
Steak Shangri-La
8 oz of new york steak grilled to your preference, sliced, and topped with our signature teriyaki glaze; served over a bed of sauteed green beans
$22.00
Five Spice Braised Beef
Braised for five hours in a white onion, garlic, ginger, soy, szechuan peppercorn, and star anise marinade to make it extremely tender and savory; served over sautéed baby bok choy
$36.00
Mongolian Rack of Lamb
14 oz of tender australian lamb marinated for four hours, grilled to your preference, and topped with our signature teriyaki glaze, red bell pepper, and green and white onions; served over a bed of sautéed green beans (8 bones)
FROM THE SEA‎
$19.00
Fiery Braised Fish Clay Pot
10 oz of freshwater channel bass sautéed with red bell pepper, lettuce, and white onion in a szechuan chili sauce; served in a sizzling hot clay pot, (not available mild / not spicy)
$19.00
Kung Pao Fish
10 oz of freshwater channel bass sautéed with green and red bell peppers, baby corn, and green and white onions in a caramelized hoisin and chili paste sauce and topped with crushed peanuts
$19.00
Seafood Curry
Calamari, scallop, and shrimp sautéed with red bell pepper, carrots, green and white onions, and peas in a yellow curry sauce chilean sea bass in rendezvous’
$32.00
Yu Hsiang Sauce
8 oz filet of crispy chilean sea bass over a bed of sautéed baby bok choy and covered with rendezvous’ yu hsiang sauce - sweeter and more flavorful
$19.00
Steamed Fish Filet
10 oz of steamed freshwater channel bass in a ginger soy dressing, with sliced green onion and fresh ginger on top, and served over a bed of sautéed baby bok choy
$19.00
Black Bean Fish
10 oz of freshwater channel bass sautéed with baby corn, green and red bell peppers, snow peas, and white onion in a black bean sauce
$21.00
Seafood XO
Freshwater channel bass, calamari, scallop, and shrimp sautéed with broccoli, carrots, baby corn, and snow peas in rendezvous’ XO sauce
$20.00
Seafood Clay Pot
Freshwater channel bass, calamari, clam, scallop, and shrimp sautéed with green and red bell peppers, baby bok choy, baby corn, and white onion in a black bean sauce; served in a sizzling hot clay pot
$19.00
Walnut Shrimp
7 breaded jumbo shrimp sautéed with carrots and peas in a creamy, sweet white sauce; topped with caramelized walnuts and encircled by steamed broccoli
$19.00
Imperial Shrimp
7 caramelized jumbo shrimp
SIDE DISHES‎
$9.00
Sautéed Mixed Vegetables
Baby bok choy, broccoli, carrots, baby corn, and snow peas sautéed in a white garlic sauce
$9.00
Sauteed Green Beans
Green beans sautéed in a brown sauce
$9.00
Sautéed Baby Bok Choy
Baby bok choy sautéed in a white garlic sauce
$4.00
Scallion Bread (Scallion Pancake)
Pan fried bread with green onion
$3.00
Basket of Wonton Strips with Dips
Fried wonton strips served with sweet and sour sauce and chinese hot mustard
$6.00
Cup $2.00
Bowl $4.00
Plain Egg Fried Rice (white or brown) 6
Steamed Rice (white or brown)
DESSERTS‎
$6.95
Xiangjiao (Pr. Shiang-Jow) - Chinese for “Banana”
An eggroll filled with banana cheesecake, rolled in cinnamon, and topped with powdered sugar, whipped cream, caramel, and chocolate sauce
$5.95
Mango Sorbet
A fresh mango shell filled with all-natural, fat-free sorbet and topped with powdered sugar, whipped cream, and raspberry sauce
$5.95
Mile High Mud Pie
Mocha almond fudge ice cream piled 4’’ high atop a chocolate cookie crust and topped with whipped cream, caramel, and chocolate sauce
$5.95
Chocolate Wipe-Out
A decadent three-layer chocolate mousse cake, topped with chocolate ganache frosting
$5.95
Raspberry Cheesecake
LUNCH‎
Noodle and rice dishes
Egg Noodles in a Soup Broth
$11.95
Hong Kong Style Wonton Noodle Soup
$10.95
Rendezvous Noodle Soup
$13.95
Spicy Seafood Noodle Soup
$9.95
Vegetable Noodle Soup
$11.95
Vegetable Konnyaku Noodle Soup
$12.95
Shanghai Style Noodles
$10.95
Rendezvous Lo Mein
$9.95
Vegetable Lo Mein
ENTREES‎
Served with your choice of steamed white or brown rice and a house salad
$11.95
Pungent Crispy Chicken
$11.95
Sweet and Sour Chicken
$11.95
Triple “S” Chicken
$11.95
Peppery Fried Chicken
$11.95
Lemon Chicken
$11.95
Cashew Chicken
$11.95
Kung Pao Chicken
$11.95
Moo Goo Gai Pan
$11.95
Governor's Chicken
DINNER‎
Dim sum and then some
$14.00
Sesame Crusted Seared Ahi
Sashimi grade ahi, seared and raw through the center; covered in a wasabi aioli dressing and laid over a bed of spring mix lettuce with rendezvous’ house vinaigrette
$9.00
Pot Stickers
Filled with pork, cabbage, green onion, and ginger and served with a side of medium spice dumpling sauce; crunchy on one side and soft on the other (6)
$10.00
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Sautéed minced chicken, black mushrooms, and water chestnuts; served with six lettuce cups and a side of hoisin sauce
$7.00
Vegetable Spring Rolls
Mung bean noodles, cabbage, carrots, lettuce, and black mushrooms in a crunchy shell; served with spicy chinese mustard and sweet and sour sauce on the side (6 pieces - 3 rolls cut in half)
$12.00
Crispy Duck Wraps
Crispy duck braised in soy sauce and five spice and wrapped in a flour tortilla with cucumber, lettuce, green onion, and hoisin sauce; served with a side of hoisin sauce (4 pieces - 2 wraps cut in half)
$9.00
Steamed Pork Dumplings
(Xiao‎ long bao) filled with pork and green onion (6); fresh ginger and/or vinegar available upon request
$9.00
Seaweed Cucumber Salad
Seaweed, cilantro, cucumber, and green onion sprinkled with sesame seeds and covered with rendezvous’ house vinaigrette
$11.00
Honey Glazed Spare Ribs
Braised for two hours in five spice, the moist and tender meat falls right off of our pork ribs (4)
$11.00
Boiled Shrimp and Chive Dumplings
Handmade dumplings filled with shrimp and chive; served with medium spice dumpling sauce on top (8)
SOUPS‎
Bowl serves 3-4 people served with wonton strips
Cup $3.00
Bowl $7.00
Hot & Sour Soup
Tofu, egg, and black mushrooms in a vegetable soup broth; made fresh daily
Cup $3.00
Bowl $7.00
Egg Flower Soup
Egg‎ in a vegetable soup broth; made fresh daily
$11.00
Wor Wonton Soup
8 handmade wontons filled with pork and shrimp along with shrimp and BBQ pork strips, carrots, lettuce, green onion, and snow peas in a blend of vegetable and shrimp soup broths; made to order
$9.00
Seaweed Tofu Miso Soup
Seaweed, tofu, mushrooms, green onion, and shallots in a vegetable soup broth made to order
$12.00
Spicy Seafood Lemongrass Soup J
Freshwater channel bass, calamari, scallop, shrimp, carrots, lettuce, and snow peas in a lemongrass vegetable soup broth; made to order
About
From the creator of the famous Dumpling Inn on Convoy Street, Del Mar Rendezvous has been enticing San Diegans with its wide array of Chinese fare complimented by a modern mix of Asian flavors for over a decade. Rendezvous boasts craft, local, and high-end import beer on draft, Japanese sakes, as well as a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence wine list with over 100 wines all at the Best Price in San Diego everyday. With over 100 different dishes on its menu, Rendezvous also caters to both gluten-free and vegetarian guests with over 40 dedicated options to choose from on each menu. The ambiance of the interior and patio, with glimpses of the Pacific Ocean, offer a calming and inviting atmosphere,
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful little gem located in Del Mar. Great service. We enjoyed the soup dumplings very much, as well as the shu mai dumplings. Entrees were very good. We enjoyed seafood pad Thai and tangerine shrimp. The konnyaku dishes are also good. You can’t go wrong...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tmvnav
Reviewed 5 days ago

I expect good if not great Asian food in California. However, while this restaurant was just fine, it wasn’t any better than many of the chinese restaurants in mid sized towns in Michigan. The soup dumplings were pretty good but I have had better (Joe’s...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Opinion8ted
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far, the best Asian restaurants in the greater area. Very wide selection of food options. Wine list is also impressive.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank krweaver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I checked out the reviews before booking a table at this restaurant and they were all fairly good, I would give this restaurant an excellent rating for food and service. The fiery calamari and pungent chicken along with the fried rice were excellent! Unbelievably good,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TKREE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was great , and menu is one of the best of contemporary Chinese I ever had. Waitress was very helpful and drink menu is very good specially wine.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gamaliel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in downtown Del Mar, you’ll probably need to park in the parking structure. But no worries, the restavalidates your ticket - and I believe it’s goid for 2 hours. The seared ahi appetizer is the best we’ve found anywhere. The other dishes are good,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 925judyb
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Went today Christmas Day had dinner with a friend who doesn’t celebrate Christmas. 3pm reservation. Had to ask for my wife’s glass of wine since the server forgot. Received a free beer at about the hour after ordering mark. At the top of the drink...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Seven of us visited for a family dinner. We chose a variety of dishes some excellent and others disappointing. We ordered a beer which came out at the end of the meal. The waitress had no interest in our group and came out later to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank janegY9373BY
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Staff are always wonderful. Food surpasses expectations.Unbeatable location. When you've finished your meal, be sure to go to the top of the Plaza and check out the view: it's amazing!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank J B
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We went for lunch because a few friends liked their gluten-free options. We opened the place at 11:30 and opted to sit inside due to the traffic noise. We chose a booth along the front windows, and the space was so tight that our chest...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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