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12955 El Camino Real, Suite G-2, San Diego, CA 92130-1888
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Mar 9, 2017
“Excellent food, slow service”
Feb 23, 2017
“Unfortunately not worth a return visit”
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12955 El Camino Real, Suite G-2, San Diego, CA 92130-1888
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

I was with colleagues in town for a business meeting. The restaurant was packed. It was odd that we had to wait outside (it was a bit cool), rather than at the bar, oh well. Once seated, I think our server forgot about us. It...More

Thank JenKacz456
Reviewed February 23, 2017

We were underwhelmed. I had the Surfer Burrito. Meh. My wife had grilled salmon. She said the portion was very small for, I think $26. $9 for a Sculpin? $10 for the cheapest glass of wine. Hmmm. The Men's room was atrocious. The door you...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed August 22, 2016

A group of girlfriends planned to go to a movie (theater is an easy walk across the courtyard) and we met at Rimel's in Del Mar Highlands during happy hour. The wait staff was a little busy, but friendly. It was an extremely warm summer...More

Thank SLindseySanDiego
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Have been here a couple of times. Good bar food and a decent happy hour. Service was good and prompt. There bar burger is yummy and juicy! Great place to go after a move since it's right beside the Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas. Will go back...More

Thank Sherry934
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant set in a lovely area of Del Mar.What to say well,food was fabulous from starter to desert,especially home made cheesecake.The restaurant was clean and tidy,offered the choice to eat indoors or out,we decided to eat out,good choice. The waitress was extremely help full on...More

Thank alangray68
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on a whim triggered by the urge for a fish taco. Rimels was recommended bc of their fresh fish. Very disappointed. Nothing fresh about my fish and WAY overcooked. Reading some other reviews about overpriced/changed prices combined with bad fish = won't be...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has some very good dishes on the menu, I especially like the potstickers and the chicken bowl which is full of veg and can be ordered with brown rice. Happy hour is every day and has good wine prices. Negative is it is...More

Thank Pauline M
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

On a list of local eateries provided by hotel. Downside is that it's located in a shopping center and parking is difficult. We were seated immediately and greeted by waiter. Drink order taken- took some time. We were able to substitute onion rings for fries...More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed September 14, 2015

**TERRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE SINCE NEW OWNERSHIP** We have been coming to Rimel's for years - in the past it has been one of our favorite restaurants to take family visiting San Diego, especially since it's a short walk from our house. However, with our most...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed June 21, 2015

Chicken and fish bowls are very good. Their roasted chicken is delicious. The stir-fried Veggies - part of the bowl are very fresh and crisp. The food is too expensive and in restaurant dining is way too noisy.

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  • Address: 12955 El Camino Real, Suite G-2, San Diego, CA 92130-1888
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
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