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“What I expect from a steakhouse. Great cuts of meat, good service, nice atmosphere.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Donovan's Steak and Chop House

Donovan's Steak and Chop House
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Ranked #45 of 1,238 Restaurants in La Jolla
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: La Jolla Village Drive at Genesee
Description: Celebrate Restaurant Week all year long! Enjoy a soup or salad, a choice between two special entrees, and your choice of desserts... all for only $45! Donovan's rich and intimate ambiance is enhanced by world-class unobtrusive service and a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean. The Chef serves 100% USDA Prime beef 100% of the time. Donovan's wine list of over 700 wines feature the best the world has to offer.
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“What I expect from a steakhouse. Great cuts of meat, good service, nice atmosphere.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2008

What I expect from a steakhouse. Great cuts of meat, good service, nice atmosphere.

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“My favorite place for steak. Gave us free Creme brulee on our aniversary once. Filet Mignon is outstanding.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2007

My favorite place for steak. Gave us free Creme brulee on our aniversary once. Filet Mignon is outstanding.

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“Excellent on average, however have had marginal steaks and service - I usually love local places the best, but Ruth's...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2007

Excellent on average, however have had marginal steaks and service - I usually love local places the best, but Ruth's Chris, Morton's, and Flemings have delivered the best overall in SD

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“go for happy hour ... free appetizers!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2007

go for happy hour ... free appetizers!

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“The best steakhouse in San Diego!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2007

The best steakhouse in San Diego!

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