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DRIFT eat + drink

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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $20
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch

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Menu

SHARES
14
Baja Shrimp Ceviche
pico, cilantro, avocado, lime, corn tortilla chips
13
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
artichoke hearts, spinach, garlic, mozzarella & jack cheeses, crudité & warm bread
18
Cali Meat + Cheese
Fra'mani meats + California creameries, seasonal fruit jam, almonds, artisan bread
11
Seasonal Hummus
garden crudité, lavosh
14
Baked Chicken Wings
traditional buffalo with chunky blue cheese dressing
15
Drift Nachos
corn tortilla chips, braised chicken or carnitas, Oaxaca & Cheddar cheese, pickled red onion & jalapenos, pico de gallo, guacamole, crema
10
Chips + Dips
guacamole, salsa roja, corn tortilla chips
SALADS
11
Baja Chop
charred corn + black bean relish, avocado, jicama, cotija, cucumber, pico de gallo, cilantro goddess dressing
13
Baby Wedge
applewood smoked bacon, shredded egg, heirloom baby tomato, Point Reyes blue cheese, house made ranch dressing
9
Simple Greens
heirloom baby tomato, cucumber, local radish, honey balsamic vinaigrette
11
Super Superfoods
baby kale + spinach, roasted cauliflower, heirloom tomato, blueberries, walnuts, citrus ginger dressing with chia seeds
11
Caesar
romaine hearts, shaved Parmesan, grilled sourdough crouton, heirloom tomatoes, creamy garlic dressing
PICK YOUR PROTEIN
add your choice to any salad above
9
Sustainable Seared Salmon
7
Free Range Chicken Breast
9
All Natural Flat Iron Steak
FLATBREAD
all flatbreads also available on a gluten free crust
17
Baja Chicken
spicy grilled chicken, Monterey jack, charred corn, black beans, pico de gallo, pomodoro sauce, cilantro crema
16
Shroomy
roasted mushrooms, goat cheese, Parmesan, pinenuts
18
Smoked Salmon
Santa Barbara Smokehouse salmon, capers, red onions, dill cream
17
Salami
Fra'mani salumi, 4 cheese, oregano
16
Margherita
fresh mozzarella, 4 cheese blend, heirloom tomato, basil
17
Rosemary Ham & Arugula
Fra'mani rosemary ham, garlic cream sauce, Parmesan, wild arugula
SOUP
$8 bowl / $6 cup; choice of:
Soup of the Day
Black Bean & Hominy
Roasted Red Pepper + Tomato
COMFORT
16
Drift Tacos
pulled chicken or carnitas, guacamole, pico de gallo, corn + black bean relish, crispy onions, chipotle cream
17
Drift Burger
all beef burger, garlic & herb butter, Dijon herb aioli, lettuce, tomato, Cheddar, brioche bun, housemade pickles, thick cut potato chips
14
Add Bacon & Mushroom, Shrimp & Tomato or Broccoli & Peppers 2
Mac + Cheese
Served with a simple green salad
DAILY MAINS
served from 5pm- 10 pm
25
SD Stout Braised Short Ribs
all natural braised beef short ribs, stout + veal reduction
26
Sustainable Salmon
lightly seared, lemon butter sauce
23
Crispy Skin Chicken
free range chicken breast, chimichurri sauce; with our daily season's best vegetables + sides, includes a simple green salad or cup of soup
18
Stuffed Sweet Potato
black beans & corn, chopped kale, garlic tomatoes, chimichurri sauce; includes a simple green salad or cup of soup
SAMMIES
served with side of thick cut potato chips, cup of soup, seasonal fruit, or simple greens
14
Chef's Suggestion: Add Grilled Chicken 3
Caprese
fresh mozzarella, tomato, arugula & almond pesto, Bread & Cie rosemary ciabatta
17
BBQ Pulled Pork
slow cooked pork, ancho chile & maple BBQ sauce, housemade pickles, crispy onions, Bread & Cie rosemary ciabatta
16
Best Coast Chicken Salad Sandwich
oven roasted free range chicken local dill + Dijon aioli, butter lettuce, brioche
17
Smoked Salmon BLT
Santa Barbara Smokehouse salmon, applewood smoked bacon, butter lettuce, tomato, avocado, caper dill aioli, seeded levain bread
16
Chef's Suggestion: Add Fra'mani Rosemary Ham 2
Pear, Brie + Fig
Bosc pear, brie, fig + Dijon chutney, country levain bread
15
The Beyond Burger®
plant-based burger patty, avocado, lettuce, tomato chipotle aioli, brioche
16
Albacore Tuna Melt
Cheddar cheese, tomato, country levain bread
14
Chef's Suggestion: Add Applewood Smoked Bacon 3
So Cheesy Grilled Cheese
smoked Gouda, mozzarella, Parmesan + Cheddar, sourdough
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Reviewed June 19, 2019

Drift is located in lobby of Hyatt where we stayed for 2019 UCSD Commencement. We got there about 9 p.m. after the last ceremony at RIMAC Field--tired, hungry but not wanting to eat something that would keep us up all night with an upset tummy....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank HappyTraveler0109
Reviewed May 16, 2019

Had smoked salmon flat bread here: very good. Flat bread was baked right with crunchy edges and had good flavor. The lady who served us ( I am sorry I didn't ask for your name) was wonderful : patience and funny. We told her we...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Smile4OC
Reviewed May 15, 2019

We had a great server who was very attentive and conversational. The drinks were delish and the food was good.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank waterpolomom3
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Located at the Hyatt Regency off the lobby. We all had salads with our choice of protein - salmon in my case. The veggies were fresh and the salmon well cooked and served hot. Service was fast too. They accommodated my special ordering which I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank karendU3998WG
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

I don’t know why, but I always set my sights low when eating st a hotel restaurant/bar. Drift was a surprise to the upside. Great bar tenders, large round cubes for your bourbon, and decent food.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank johnnK9517SK
Reviewed January 23, 2019

We stayed at the Hyatt La Jolla for Thanksgiving week and ate/drank here a few times. Great service each time and good food. We loved the outside patio as well as the inside of DRIFT. David Owen was our absolute favorite bartender...he's a riot! We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Adrienne M
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Very good and healthy food options including gluten-free and vegan. The prices and buffet were also excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FrJimDubert
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Cool and tasty DRIFT eat + drink, good flat bread, sports on TV, good place to get a bite, drink and/or hangout.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sergio I
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I can’t rate the food, because after waiting to be served for 20 minutes in a nearly empty restaurant - it was time to give up. Very disappointing.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I don’t usually eat at the hotel restaurants when I travel but Drift was an exception. Everything was great except for the service. When you are given the impression that you are bothering someone, I as soon just take my business elsewhere. Too bad as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank jcoop99
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