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Pamplemousse Grille

514 Via de La Valle, Suite 100, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2750
+1 858-792-9090
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“lollipops” (6 reviews)
“truffle fries” (11 reviews)
“lamb stew” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
514 Via de La Valle, Suite 100, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2750
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a high end restaurant that serves good food at a fair price. the portions are generous compared to many similar restaurants. Our service was excellent. I will go back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank baltoro
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Great ambience, excellent food, good service. Extra credit for well designed walls and ceilings that dampen sound, so the atmosphere is subdued and conversation is easy. Another plus is that there is ample parking and no compulsory overpriced valet parking. Just a pet peeve of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DavidB288
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Happy hour, Monday through Friday, 4:30 to 6:30. Great bar menu, plus 40 percent off all wines by the glass and their specialty cocktails. This is one of our favorite stops for high-end, tasty grazing. Our favorites: the ahi and crap lollipops ($12); duck tacos...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tom G
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We have gone to pmplamouse door the last 6 years and have had much better experiences. We had a reservation last night for a special occasion. When we were seated, they tried to steer us to an outdoor table which is essentially in the parking...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rsfwillow
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Pamplemousse is great. Just great. They are very accommodating with reservations even though they are always packed. The food is amazing. The Kobe beed and Kobe burger are both great. The salads are good and the desserts are great. Don’t go here is you are...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AngieS1392
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The food, wine and ambience are perfect in Pamplemousse. It’s our go to place for special occasions.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 378dba
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We had an incredible meal at Pamplemousse Grille. Our waiter, Jerry, was very personable. He was attentive without overdoing it. I had the abalone for the appetizer and my wife had the Caesar salad. The abalone was the best I have ever tasted. It was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank emmetrope
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Always a favourite. Great cocktail bar with superb wines list and best martinis in town. Love being able to dine at the bar instead of in the more formal restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Tez12013
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Until recently, I had not been to Pamplemousse Grille for many years. Growing up in San Diego, we were more of a “Mille Fleurs family” than a “Pamplemousse family”, so the visits to Pamplemousse Grille were fewer and far between. Pamplemousse Grille is located in...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank CharlesC3664
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Always a perfect evening at Pamplemousse...... the friendliest service.... we love Dave.... wine is outstanding, mouthwatering meals and ti die for deserts!!! Need I say more..? A definite must if in Del Mar!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank OliviaF347
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Response from Phil B | Reviewed this property |
about 1.5 miles
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Response from Outdrlovr | Reviewed this property |
I can't say if they specifically have gluten free menu items, however they are extremely amenable and willing to customize your meal depending on your taste or dietary preferences.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$35 - $50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 Via de La Valle, Suite 100, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2750
    (Jimmy Durante Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-792-9090
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