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Amaya

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5300 Grand Del Mar Ct, San Diego, CA 92130-4901
+1 858-314-2727
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“sea bass” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
5300 Grand Del Mar Ct, San Diego, CA 92130-4901
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71 - 80 of 275 reviews

Reviewed April 29, 2016

The food at Amaya was delicious. Appreciated their use of fresh ingredients, artful presentation, and meticulous preparation.

Thank Maddie A
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Can't compare to the Addison, but not many can! Good food and great service. Nice relaxing spot, recommend the Spanish prawn appetisers

Thank Kevintreilly
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Had a last-minute brunch there and the Sunday buffet and service both were fantastic. All fresh, locally sourced food and make sure to sit on the patio!

Thank duntroon
FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Amaya, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2016

We are so glad you joined us for a last-minute brunch and that you left this wonderful review. We hope to welcome you back for another delicious meal soon! And yes, we agree that sitting on our covered terrace in sunny SoCal is a must-do!

Reviewed April 5, 2016

Really fabulous food with well rounded menu, the San Diego twist on the Moscow Mule was really good. The atmosphere was really nice with indoor and outdoor fireplaces. The kids loved the desserts as well.More

Thank Isabell B
FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Amaya, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Isabell, we're delighted to hear that your family enjoyed dining with us. The Moscow Mule has been a hit with our adult guests, and of course, we have plenty of sweet treats to keep the younger ones happy too. We hope to have you dine...More

Reviewed March 24, 2016

We enjoyed a sumptuous brunch on the patio, overlooking the Fairmont's spectacular grounds. The food was quite good - my burger was delicious. Among our party, everyone enjoyed their meals - whether lunch or breakfast. Like the rest of the hotel, the service was impeccable...More

Thank LLCJ54
Reviewed March 22, 2016

The food is good, but not fabulous. The prices are a bit high and the portion sizes truly vary. It's very convenient because it's in the hotel.More

Thank Sari L
FairmontGrandDelMar, Director of Restaurant at Amaya, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2016

Thank you for sharing your review. Amaya recently welcomed a new chef with plans to launch new dishes soon. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to dine with us! I would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you personally to further...More

Reviewed March 21, 2016

The chef got our food out quickly, hot, and just perfect. My Sea Bass was crispy on the surface but soft on the inside. The service was always close by and quick to please. We came for dinner and breakfast and both meals were excellent...More

Thank nidan196
FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Amaya, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review, which I'll be sure to share with our Chef and culinary team. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed both of your meals, particularly the sea bass. We hope to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed March 8, 2016

It was good, but not great, especially at this price. I was there for the buffet breakfast, which was awful. The dinner was better, but not greatMore

Thank Tom M
FairmontGrandDelMar, Director of Restaurant at Amaya, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2016

Thank you for sharing your review. We recently welcomed a new chef and plan to debut a new menu soon. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to experience these exciting dishes! I would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you personally...More

Reviewed February 8, 2016

Had lunch on the patio and dinner in the dining room. Both the meal and service were superb. Attentive waiters and beautiful setting.

Thank Ian7206
FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Amaya, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2016

Thank you for sharing your review. We are pleased to hear that you were equally delighted with the meal, the service and the setting, both indoors and out. We hope to welcome you back to our restaurant soon!

Reviewed February 4, 2016

The menu offers a lot of variety for different pallets. I enjoyed lunch on the outdoor patio and dinner inside the restaurant. Both meals were delicious and the service was outstanding.

Thank Kimberley G
FairmontGrandDelMar, Director of Restaurant at Amaya, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2016

Thank you for sharing your review. We value your feedback and would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you personally. Please respond to our direct message at your convenience. Sincerely, Cassandra Kidwell, Director of Restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $65
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5300 Grand Del Mar Ct, San Diego, CA 92130-4901
    (Carmel Country Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-314-2727
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