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215 15th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014 (Camino Del Mar)
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Diego, CA
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

i have been here several times and prefer the seating upstairs for the views. It can be noisy and crowded but that is the nature of things! Definitely suggest a reservation requesting the upper level ocean view table. There is also a small patio space facing the street if you don't mind peeps oggling your plates etc. Nice bar area.... More 

Thank ParisBabie
San Diego
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times, with mixed reviews. We had dinner for 6 on the upstairs patio. It was VERY noisy, making simple conversation difficult. The food was average. The (expensive) Wagyu beef was tough and pretty tasteless, and very underdone. Burger was quite good, as was the service.

Thank SanDiegoW_traveler
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the bacon-wrapped shrimp appetizer and the brussels sprouts (who knew brussels sprouts could be so delicious?!?). The one negative: their popovers at brunch used to come with home-made blueberry yummy sauce, and now it seems like it's just a scoop of jam. Still tasty, but not something that will bring me back for brunch every time I'm in... More 

Thank Kris P
Poway, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is been consistently an excellent place to eat. We love sitting outside on a beautiful summer evening. It's only one block to the beach and has a great atmosphere, both relaxed and excellent service combined. A must when visiting Del Mar.

Thank MSDurrant
Marin County, California
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134 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really high quality restaurant nestled into the busy 15th street in Del Mar. They offer a real gourmet cuisine, award winning wine list and solid service. We visited twice on our recent trip to Del Mar and were not disappointed either time. There happy hour also offers some outstanding deals - as well as 50% off wine... More 

San Diego, California
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After having a really crappy dining experience last year, we haven't been back. We contacted the manager to tell her about our experience and how surprised we were about the poor food quality and horrible service. She apologized and said that they were overwhelmed by the number of diners that night. Excuses! There are so many great restaurants in the... More 

Thank SDquilter
Dan S, Manager at Sbicca, responded to this review

Dear SDquilter, We apologize for the experience you had with us last year. I assure you the night in question was an off night for us and we would love for you to come back. We take every issue very seriously and would love to send you a gift card if you would give us a second chance. My email... More 

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141 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and service were excellent. The prices were reasonable too, especially for being in the heart of Del Mar. The menu offered plenty of options and they had some interesting specials too.

1 Thank SteveP22
Houston, Texas
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fish tacos were below average. Our waitress was friendly and helpful with our three grandkids . The kids Mac and cheese was good and the popovers were great. Overall just average

Thank Kenneth727
Pinellas Park, Florida
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141 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The drinks were fabulous. The shrimp wrapped in bacon was good and the goat cheese flat bread was to die for. The dessert of the smores was a big surprise. This was the best meal I had last week in California.

Thank Pericles076
Dallas, Texas
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148 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Sat at the bar the bar tenders are really good. Had the trout their recommendation it was excellent. Service was very good. Overall very good experience

Thank Harmony5757

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $34
American, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 15th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014
    (Camino Del Mar)
  • Public Transportation: Camino Del Mar at 15th
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: 18584811001
San Diego's favorite "Neighborhood" restaurant. Located in beautiful, quaint Del Mar and winner of the "Gold Medallion Award" for Best Neighborhood Restaurant awarded by the San Diego Chapter of the California Restaurant Association. Dine up on the Ocean View deck and take in the blue pacific while enjoying our award winning cuisine or sit on our ocean view sidewalk cafe and sip on one of our Wine Spectator award winning wine list wines.

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