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Marine Room

Certificate of Excellence
American, Seafood, Contemporary
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2000 Spindrift Dr, San Diego, CA 92037-3237 (La Jolla Shores Drive)
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Expensive, elegant restaurant. Outstanding service. Excellent food. I don't usually eat at such extravagant places but was drawn by the view. Beautiful sunset. Expensive but worth it.

Thank ftroop c
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friend Travis who is the owner of Luke's in Singapore, suggested we visit the Marine Room in La Jolla. A group of 10 people from 5 different nationalities went there for a Saturday night dinner - and we made sure we got there in time to experience the sun set. The Marine Room restaurant is literally situated on the... More 

Thank Skingen
San Diego, California
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife of 37 years and I have often gone to this amazing location for our anniversary, and continued that tradition this year. We made reservations in advance and arrived a little before sunset so we could watch the perfect view. Also had high tide shortly after so the water breaks right on the windows and the ocean is right... More 

Thank Gary925
San Diego, California
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We met friends at the Marine Room for Sunday brunch that coincides with the high tide. There was a bit of a wait (even with a reservation), but the food and view were well worth it.

Thank Darrell92104
San Jose, California
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went for brunch on Sunday morning (check with the restaurant, they only offer brunch on high tide days) and the experiance has been outstanding! The food was mouthwatering (buffet style, try it all!) and the service was what you expect in a fancy place. Loved it!

Thank Michaela M
San Francisco, CA
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is right on the beach. The service and food were very good and the atmosphere in the restaurant is very nice. The only negative thing I could say is that the restaurant has an unusual smell when you first walk in and we noticed it for about 20 minutes and then didn't notice it after that. I assume... More 

Thank M A
Coronado, California
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227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This buffet takes place only when a High Tide surf condition exists. It is a little pricy, but the food is fabulous, the service is the absolute best, and the waves splashing on the windows create more than amazing entertainment. This is a great celebration activity if the moon phase and the tide cooperate. It will be memorable at any... More 

Thank prevere
Manhattan Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went for the "high tide brunch" today, which was nice, but ... We arrived got got seated pretty much right away. There was the main area for the breakfast buffet, and then an omelette bar. The Lox / Cream cheese was amazing, The omelets were great (but the mushrooms were odd - avoid), the Frittatas were excellent. The meat... More 

Thank Ace90266
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday 2 Oct 2016 my husband and personally visited the restaurant to secure a reservation for Monday 3 Oct. We were told that a request for a window table was secured and that there should be absolutely no problem to get a window table as the restaurant was not heavily booked. Well when we arrived 30mins prior to our reservation... More 

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La Jolla, California
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191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to the Marine Room now for around 40 years. The surroundings are magnificent, the food indescribable, and the service impeccable. This is the epitome of great food, great service, And magnificent view..... with waves splashing on the window.

Thank Papafish92037

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Spindrift Dr, San Diego, CA 92037-3237
    (La Jolla Shores Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 858-459-7222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?