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The Marine Room

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APPETIZERS‎
18.00
Blue Crab Cake
Dill pollen, buckwheat noodles, kohlrabi, blood orange sauce
16.00
Steamed Pacific Oysters
Spinach, corail mousse, caviar quintet, beurre blanc
19.00
Ocean Trilogy Tasting
Aromatic lobster, hamachi sashimi, tuna tartare
18.00
Wild Prawns and Maine Diver Scallop
Quinoa, dragon fruit, brioche, absinthe saffron foam
16.00
Verbena Star Anise Gravlax
Hearts on fire, sugar peas, pine nuts, avocado oil
17.00
Imperial Wagyu Beef Carpaccio
Mâche, tamarind, noord hollander gouda, pomegranate vincotto
16.00
Five Mushroom Casserole
Spanish chorizo, watercress, black garlic, 20 year ambrosante
SOUPS | SALADS‎
14.00
Signature Lobster Bisque
Pancetta, enoki, financier, creme fraiche
14.00
Blue Heron Farm Magenta Salad
Malted‎ fig, pecan asiago tuile, white port chervil vinaigrette
16.00
Cypress Grove Humboldt Fog Brulee
Artisan butter lettuce, squaw crisp, agridolc sherry dressing
15 per person
Classic Caesar Salad
Prepared gueridon style for two or more
MAIN COURSE‎
38.00
Maine Diver Scallops
Farro timbale, pain d’epices, kumquat, bourbon vanilla essence
35.00
Skuna Bay Salmon
Macadamia, coconut ginger risotto, bok choy, sake XO sauce
36.00
Coronado Island Sea Bass
Fennel puree, vanilla leek, beluga lentils, tart cherry gastrique
42.00
Maine Lobster Tail
Paprika butter, aged gouda polenta, heirloom melon, pernod
28.00
Organic Tofu Vegetable Hot Pot
Black Thai rice, honshimeji, tomato confit, yuzu miso broth
29.00
Mary's Farm Chicken
Sesame kalbi, multigrain, rainbow chard, thyme plum wine jus
46.00
Center Cut Angus Filet Mignon
Porcini‎ potato, huckleberry chutney, blue paradise, cabernet franc
38.00
Free Range Veal Tenderloin
Truffle corn cake, apple beignet, maitake, madeira reduction
39.00
Cervena Elk Loin
Wattleseed, boniato, rhubarb preserve, cacao nib port glaze
42.00
Country Meadow Rack of Lamb
Pistachio, date tabouleh, zucchini blossom, sage amaro sauce
SIDES‎
7.00
Hazelnut Truffle Whipped Potato
7.00
Coconut Ginger Risotto
7.00
Sea Salt Buttered Asparagus
7.00
Mint Date Tabouleh
7.00
Wilted Rainbow Chard, Pancetta and Maple Pecans
About
Embark on a culinary adventure featuring seafood creations made with globally-influenced flavors, and enjoy an elegant fine dining experience at our La Jolla restaurant on the surf. Take part in an over 75-year tradition and join fellow San Diegans, visitors, celebrities, and world figures in dining at eye-level to dramatic waves on La Jolla Shores. Dine at high tide for captivating views, or host a celebratory dinner for a memorable affair. Since 1941, the iconic "Seahorse" symbol has become synonymous with impeccable cuisine, served in front of a panoramic window with ocean, cove, and sunset views. During this time, The Marine Room has earned countless accolades and awards, including Open
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $100
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed February 7, 2008

The only thing the Marine Room has going for it these days is a beach view. Lucky for us, there are many other restaurants with a great beach view. The trouble with the Marine Room is the management's arrogance and how that attitude carries through...More

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Reviewed February 6, 2008

Nice for special occasions. High tide breakfasts twice a year.

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Reviewed January 21, 2008

I reserved a table for the "high tide" breakfast at The Marine Room about a month ago. When we arrived, there was a huge crowd of people waiting and no tables available. We were asked to wait upstairs, though there were no places to sit....More

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Reviewed January 15, 2008

Only been once, but the food was incredible and the view is worth a million bucks.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed January 10, 2008

When I want to take visitors to a restaurant with a view, the Marine Room is my choice both for amazing sunsets and good fish.

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Reviewed January 2, 2008

This restaurant has one of the best ocean views on the west coast and the food and service to match it. It's very expensive but worth it. Not too many people know how to cook Kobe beef cheeks with black truffels. Highly recommended. This place...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2007

Still the place in San Diego for that special occaision.. Birthday... Anniversary... and you can always depend on the food... and outstanding service..

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Reviewed October 9, 2007

I love the view of the restaurant. I have been here twice, once for my boyfriend's college graduation brunch and another time for lunch. The brunch was simply amazing. Everything was delicious and the view cannot be beat. The lunch was not as good, I...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2007

I celebrated my birthday here over president's weekend 2007. This is a must go place when visiting San Diego. Great food and view. You're literally seated right next to the water! Our reservation was at 8:30pm so by the time we were ready for dessert,...More

Thank gnawh2
Reviewed December 22, 2006

Spectacular food and scenery. A must go place in La Jolla for special occasions. Contemporary French food with superb gourmet taste. Handsomely decorated. Has large windows overlooking the ocean up close, and I do mean up close. Waves almost came up and lapped onto the...More

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Response from familyof5556 | Reviewed this property |
I think you will be fine. The high tide will provide plenty of entertainment. Chef can prepare pasta or some other kid friendly food for the 6 year old. If the 1 year old is also eating this kind of food, too, you will be... More
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