There are many restaurants in Del Mar with a wide variety of cuisines.  You can walk up and down the strip on Camino Del Mar and find plenty of restaurants with good decor, ocean views, and great food. How about Pacifica Del Mar for beautiful sunsets and California cuisine? Parking and traffic can sometimes be a little tough, but once you find a spot everything is pretty much walking distance. There are also a couple restaurants that are right on the water.  Poseidon serves up California fare and stunning views.  Jake's Del Mar, right on the beach, cooks up a wide variety of foods including hamburgers, seafood, appetizers, and asian cuisine. Del Mar Restaurants is a good guide to help you find many of the restaurants.