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KITCHEN 1540

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1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2411 (15th Street)
8587936460
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coolest hotel in the world with a great restaurant attached to the super cool bar. Lots and lots of people watching if it's during race track season. Summers are the best in Del Mar.

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Thank renaissancepeople
San Diego, California
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in L'Amberge, 1540 offers fresh, in-season cuisine. We love to eat outside in one of the cabanas by the pool. It also has a great burger too.

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Thank SDquilter
Mission Viejo, California
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Very nice place, located near town of Del Mar in L'Auberge. Food was "trendy" with locally sourced ingredients. The service was good but not special. Portions were trendy, prices were high. Maybe for a special occasion.

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Thank Dave S
LAubergeDelMar, General Manager at KITCHEN 1540, responded to this review

Dear Dave S, I'm glad that you were able to experience the local and sustainable ingredients in our signature restaurants. I am displeased to hear that the service was not as engaging as was expected. I would hope that we will see you in for a special occasion in the future so that you could enjoy an exceptional experience with... More 

Los Angeles
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

We've dined here in the past and noticed some changes with new chef with a more limited dinner menu. Outdoor garden setting is still beautiful and tranquil. The food was a tad on the salty side however excellent service from all the wait staff.

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Thank calitravlerone
LAubergeDelMar, General Manager at KITCHEN 1540, responded to this review

Dear calitravlerone, Thank you for your review. Although I am disappointed to hear the food at KITCHEN 1540 did not quite meet your expectations, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed the ambiance and that our staff was able to provide excellent service. Warm regards, Shaun Beucler General Manager More 

Del Mar, California
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Food was ok not great , Its in a hotel , great if you are staying there . Many other places to chose from around here

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Thank julieela
LAubergeDelMar, General Manager at KITCHEN 1540, responded to this review

Dear julieela, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear you had a less than satisfactory experience at KITCHEN 1540. We strive to provide our guests with excellent service and would love to have you back to show you all that our restaurant has to offer. Warm regards, Shaun Beucler General Manager More 

Del Mar, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The food is imaginative, beautifully presented and delicious - basically hitting all points on the food meter. Plus the setting is gorgeous, part of L'Auberge Del Mar, (dreamy in itself) and delightful to walk-around before or after the meal.

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Thank 358hlner
LAubergeDelMar, General Manager at KITCHEN 1540, responded to this review

Dear 358hlner, Thank you so much for your kind review of KITCHEN 1540. I am so happy you had a wonderful dining experience and invite you to try our new menu out on Coastline! Warm regards, Shaun Beucler General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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644 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Came here for a nice Saturday brunch. It's a very quaint setting with a view of the water outside. For brunch I had fluffy egg white omelette with avocado, chorizo, mushrooms, artichokes, and tomatoes. The chorizo was very good so I recommend getting that. The chicken apple sausage was too sweet.

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Thank USCKaboom
East Rutherford, New Jersey
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

A year ago they were serving BBQ slathered ribs and Meatloaf, now there menu is full of composed, creative, and delicious dishes. Same old exterior but there is something going on inside.

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Thank Jen H
Ryan S, Chef at KITCHEN 1540, responded to this review

Thank You for your review! The Team is working diligently on creating a menu that is true to our concept and location. We look forward to seeing you soon! More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This restaurant offers innovative, delicious dishes. It's a perfect place for a date or a business meal in Del Mar. Quaint, personal service, excellent wine list. My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience.

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Thank Jennifer B
dallas, texas
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Our family visited for lunch on a sunny and breezy November day. There was a spectacular panoramic view of the ocean. Many folks were enjoying the outside dining but we chose an indoor table. Service was prompt and friendly. Everyone ordered something different and had good things to say about their meals. I was especially pleased with the corn and... More 

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Thank bloody44

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2411
    (15th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: 8587936460

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?