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A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

11480 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1045
+1 858-777-6635
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:30 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
11480 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1045
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this restaurant, on the second floor of the Torrey Pines lodge, has a magnificent view and ambiance. terrific wine list, all California, knowledgeable sommelier, excellent service and the food was yummy.

Thank Aviv T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our most recent dining experience. We ordered the tasting menu with wines, and the food simply blew us away. The tasting menu was an excellent value, and it was a perfect way to stretch out a beautiful evening with...More

1  Thank awanderer2015
Stephanie C, Manager at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your kind words. It is comforting to know we exceeded your expectations on more than one occasion, and that you frequently enjoy dining with us. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We often eat here even though we are not staying here. The service and food are consistently great. Highly recommend.

2  Thank FlySleepEat
Stephanie C, Manager at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased to hear that you consistently enjoy the cuisine and the beer selection. Your continued patronage is appreciated, and we hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Top notch, I praise highly!! The food was delicious And the staff friendly, helpful and knowledgeable ! We will Return.

2  Thank Rebecca T
Stephanie C, Manager at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased to hear you thoroughly enjoyed dining with us. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to have a glass of wine, or something more to eat, this is by far the most beautiful, romantic, best-tasting, organic food in San Diego. Overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf course and the Pacific Ocean in the distance, time at The Lodge...More

Thank marjories614
Stephanie C, Manager at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is wonderful to hear how much you appreciate our establishment. We are pleased to know you enjoy the fresh farm-to-table cuisine as well as the view from the terrace. We hope to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I have celebrated our birthdays here for many years. It seems as if it is the only place that is quiet enough to actually be able to have a conversation with your dining partner. The setting of the restaurant is spectacular--the beautiful...More

Thank Lawrence C
Stephanie C, Manager at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your delightful review. We are so pleased to have you return year after year to celebrate your birthdays, and that you receive exceptional service each time. A.R. Valentien takes pride in serving locally sourced farm fresh dishes and is certainly happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm sorry to say that this was disappointing. There are so many wonderful places to eat nearby that I wouldn't particularly recommend this restaurant, although maybe it was an off night. The menu wasn't very interesting or varied. My filet was overdone, it was still...More

Thank Ellen2006
Stephanie C, Manager at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience. While we're happy to hear that our staff exceeded your expectations, we are sorry that the dishes weren't to your liking. Providing exceptional cuisine is a top priority for us, and we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant to go to if you want a memorable, once-in-a-lifetime experience. The cost will certainly make this a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Six of us ordered different items on the appetizer/starter menu, six different main courses, and then shared three desserts. Everything was wonderful but the...More

Thank EditorCJP
Stephanie C, Manager at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review about your evening in the A.R. Valentien. We are thrilled to hear that you had a fabulous meal with us. The menu is always evolving based on seasonal ingredients, so we invite you to come back soon for another...More

Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Lodge at Torrey Pines to celebrate our wedding anniversary, with a package which included a Friday play and a Saturday brunch. The Valentine restaurant was highly recommended, and quite convenient for dinner before our play. Since we had informed the...More

1  Thank bsimosd
Stephanie C, Manager at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Thank you for allowing us to help you celebrate your wedding anniversary. It is so great to hear that you both had a wonderful weekend and were able to experience our Escape to Margaritaville event in addition to enjoying a meal at A.R. Valentien. We...More

Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

I went on a date night with my wife after leaving the kids at the day care center. It's a beautiful hotel with gorgeous views to the sea beyond the golf course. The staff was very attentive, knowledgeable and mastered well the art of balancing...More

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Stephanie C, Manager at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

It is so wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your date night with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the views from our terrace and that our staff provided you...More

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Jasmine61
July 23, 2017|
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Response from GabachoGordo | Reviewed this property |
This is a high end restaurant, in a nice Hotel, next to the best golf course in San Diego. Yes you should dress appropriately
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February 1, 2017|
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Response from JimFitz2 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can. They are very accomodating.
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susan T
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Response from SanDiegoWayne | Reviewed this property |
They do a great job of specialty food on demand.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $65
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11480 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1045
    (Callan Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-777-6635
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Lodge at Torrey Pines
Description
The Grill offers a casual and convenient San Diego dining experience located adjacent to the practice putting greens and starters club house of the Torrey Pines Golf Course. Whether dining inside or on the patio, you will find a complete menu of your favorite items and beverages.
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