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Dinner for Husband's Birthday

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Dinner for Husband's Birthday

Hello! My husband and I are in La Jolla for 1 night, he will be golfing at Torrey Pines during the day and we are staying at the Lodge that night. How is the restuarant at the Lodge, A.R. Valentien? I want somewhere special and price isn't an option as it is for his Birthday. We will have a rental car and are willing to drive as long as it is fairly close. So any sugegstions are welcomed!

Thank you!

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1. Re: Dinner for Husband's Birthday

Nearby at La Jolla Cove you'll find:

http://www.georgesatthecove.com/

I have been to the restaurant at The Lodge for lunch and it is good but no view of the ocean. George's has a great view + good food.

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2. Re: Dinner for Husband's Birthday

A.R. Valentien is very nice, but I'd look at The Marine Room, the Sky Room and Nine-ten.

Nine-ten doesn't have a view, but it is probably the best restaurant in La Jolla.

http://www.marineroom.com/

http://www.lavalencia.com/dining/sky-room.php

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3. Re: Dinner for Husband's Birthday

Hi Sarielder,

A.R. Valentien has a good reputation, but scottca075 is right: The Marine is much more memorable for a special occasion.

The Marine Room is always good, but best on a night when there's a high tide and waves splash on the windows or at least roll up on the beach just outside the windows..

Elizabeth Hansen

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Edited: 1:43 am, May 07, 2010
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4. Re: Dinner for Husband's Birthday

I should have given you the dates for the upcoming high tide dinners:

"High Tide Dinners

Consistently voted “Best Dining with a View”, the view only gets better during high tide.

Make plans now to enjoy surf crashing against the floor to ceiling windows.

Summer High Tide Dates: May 13-15 & 24-28, June 10-13 & 22-16 with additional dates through September. Times vary."

Elizabeth Hansen

La Jolla,California

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5. Re: Dinner for Husband's Birthday

We took a trip to the Lodge at Torrey Pines, and dined at A.R. Valentien the first night, as we drove down from LA that afternoon, and didn't want to leave the resort, and it was excellent. We had a U shaped booth that was very private and romantic.

Another night we went to the Sky Room at La Valencia Hotel. It was wonderful as well.

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6. Re: Dinner for Husband's Birthday

Marine Room sounds perfect and his Birthday is June 12 . . .so even better for the high tide dinner. I am going to try to book that.

Thank you!

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