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“Great steak; impecable service; fabulous wine list”

Donovan's Steak and Chop House
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Ranked #116 of 4,987 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $60
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 6th & K
Description: Donovan's rich and intimate ambience is enhanced by world-class unobtrusive service. The Chef serves 100% USDA Prime beef 100% of the time. Donovan's wine list of over 300 wines features the best the world has to offer. Wine tasting dinners available.
Reviewed October 7, 2013

Traditional steakhouse atmosphere. Service was impeccable; very attendive. Steak was perfectly prepared. The gruyere au gratin potatoes were among the best I've had. Excellent wine list; by the glass is actually a better value than by the bottle.

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Thank DoxieGal58
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Jessica B, Guest Relations Manager at Donovan's Steak and Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2013

Hello DoxieGal58,

Thank you so much for the great feedback! I'm so pleased that you had a wonderful time with us and that everything was perfect from start to finish! I hope you'll join us again on your next trip.

Sincerely,
Jessica Brickley
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

We were fortunate enough to have the best steak meal in Donovans during our visit to San Diego. The staff were friendly - a very warm and welcoming atmosphere - we loved it! Cannot wait to go back for another fab dinner and some amazing cocktails!

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Thank Smiley0979
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Jessica B, Guest Relations Manager at Donovan's Steak and Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2013

Hello Smiley0979,

Thank you very much for your kind review! I'm so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time with us and that you enjoyed your meals. We can't wait for you to come back!

Sincerely,
Jessica Brickley
Guest Services

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Romantic,divine service,Food was simply divine from our Shrimp cocktail to our perfectly cooked filets to creme brulee, ASK for Jason, polished, knows the menu inside & out,incredible service!, sure to take excellent care of you! The manager knows what he is doing! Beautiful establishment! Perfect Anniversary dinner celebration, we cannot wait to return! Thank you to Jason, his staff, management team to the the ladies at the front desk! You all are simply amazing in every way!
Thank you Jason for an amazing Anniversary dinner!
Wayne & Jeanette S. ( Chief)

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Jessica B, Guest Relations Manager at Donovan's Steak and Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2013

Hello WSJSSheiern,

Thank you once again for spreading the word of your wonderful time at our restaurant!! I am so happy that we made such an impression on you and your wife. Thanks again and join us soon! :)

Sincerely,
Jessica Brickley

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Reviewed September 22, 2013

came here for restaurant week, was pleasently surprised to see a co-worker of mine dinning there as well with his wife.

Got the salad, garlic mashed potatoes, Rib-eye steak with blue cheese on top, and some delicious ice cream with cheescake!! I brought my own bottle of wine and it was a great experience for all of us!

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Thank Sajahi
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Jessica B, Guest Relations Manager at Donovan's Steak and Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2013

Hello Sajahi,

Thank you for the great review! I'm very glad to hear your evening was enjoyable and memorable and that you had a great time. Thanks again for the feedback and for your business, it's greatly appreciated and valued! I hope you'll join us again soon!

Sincerely,
Jessica Brickley
Guest Services
jessicab@donovanssteakhouse.com

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Reviewed September 15, 2013

Always been a fan of Donovan's. I have eaten in both locations around San Diego - Gaslight for seafood and La Jolla for steak. Service and food are top notch.

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Jessica B, Guest Relations Manager at Donovan's Steak and Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2013

Hello Lakechamplain,

I'd like to thank you for your positive review of Donovan's. I'm so glad to hear that you think so highly of us and have a great time every time you join us. Thank you again for your feedback and business, it's greatly appreciated and valued. I hope you'll join us again soon!

Sincerely,
Jessica Brickley
Guest Services
jessicab@donovanssteakhouse.com

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