Top 10 Restaurants in Del Mar, CA

Just north of San Diego, California is the charming beach community of Del Mar. Staying in this seaside gem comes with the convenient proximity to so many great places to dine just a short distance from resorts like Wave Crest Resort. Indulge your inner foodie by checking out these top restaurants in Del Mar:

Del Mar Rendezvous

Enjoy modern high-end Chinese cuisine, and with over 100 menu items and gluten free options readily available, you’ll find something for everyone. Experience artfully presented meals and peek through the open kitchen to watch chef’s working their magic. With the casual-chic atmosphere and an award winning wine list it’s the perfect place for lunch or dinner.

Del Mar Restaurants

Market Restaurant & Bar

The great thing about this restaurant is that the menu changes daily based on what’s in season, so if you’ve been before you’ll most likely get a different experience than the last. Enjoy Asian-inspired cooking and fresh ingredients which play a prominent role in every dish.

Pacifica Del Mar

This is sure to become your next favorite spot. You’ll fall for the panoramic ocean views and their impressive menu which varies from rib eye to a grand selection of seafood.  Don’t miss their half-price martini night on Wednesday’s if you’re staying the week at Wave Crest Resort.

Poseidon Restaurant

The casual beach vibe at Poseidon is fun for every age! Being perched on the beach also makes it perfect for a romantic dinner spot. Ask to be seated on their expansive patio for the best views of the ocean. Their menu has a Mediterranean flare and Poseidon is also open for weekend brunch. Upon request they can accommodate gluten, nut, and dairy allergies as well.

Snooze an A.M. Eatery

This restaurant re-energizes the way you look at breakfast. Enjoy creative takes on your morning favorites made with the highest level of ingredients. Can’t choose something to eat? Try their pancake flight and get a chance to sample three of their specialty pancakes all at once.

Jakes Del Mar

Jakes is located right on the sand. Take in the incredible views as you explore their wide array of menu items. From mustard and spice California lamb to locally caught Carlsbad mussels, and their large selection of gluten-free items, you’ll find something for everyone. Jakes has also been recognized for their sustainability efforts to protect our environment.

Del Mar Restaurants

Milton’s Deli Restaurant

A Del Mar staple since 1995 you won’t find fresher, higher quality New York style deli food anywhere else. Known for their generous portions, and preparing everything from scratch on site daily, you’ll find a wide selection of enticing food items, from fish flown in from New York and meats flown in from Chicago; have fun mix and matching your favorite items.

PrepKitchen Del Mar

This popular spot is known for its simple, locally-sourced ingredients and great cocktails. Guests rave about the shared plate options and amazing selection of gourmet cured meats, mustards and artisanal cheeses. Stroll your way to weekend brunch and enjoy their cool, rustic atmosphere.

Cucina Enoteca Del Mar

This restaurant is popular with Del Mar residents and their fresh take on Italian cuisine is hard not to love. From an ambitious in-house cheese program to freshly made artisanal bread and pasta made from scratch, you’ll want to try a bit of everything.


Embrace your inner foodie just north of San Diego when you stay at Wave Crest Resort. First three vacationers to book save $25 when they stay by September 30, 2018! Use promo code 4X807 when booking online.

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