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Edible Partners San Diego County Neighborhood Dining Guide

Our advertising partners are local business owners operating some of our favorite spots to eat and drink

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We love small, local businesses because we are a small local business! So, when we go out we seek out the best locally-owned restaurants, breweries, juice bars, and coffee shops in the county. And it turns out that the small business owners who partner with Edible San Diego happen to be some of the most amazing artisans, chefs, and brewers in town.

NORTH COUNTY

A.R. Valentien

11480 North Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla

858-453-4420 • lodgetorreypines.com/ar-valentien

The Torrey Pines Lodge’s signature restaurant, A.R. Valentien, highlights regional San Diego cuisine served in an elegant, timbered indoor-outdoor dining room overlooking the 18th hole of Torrey Pines Golf Course. Executive chef Jeff Jackson sources only the best local provisions, and the menu changes frequently based on seasonal fare available. The restaurant takes its name from a talented early 20th-century California artist whose works are exhibited throughout the restaurant.

EscoGelato

122 South Kalmia St., Escondido
760-745-6500 • escogelato.com

Located in the heart of Escondido, EscoGelato is made fresh daily using the highest quality ingredients and fresh fruit sourced from local farmers. The result is a luscious, super-creamy gelato that’s full of flavor. You will taste the difference. In addition to the main event, enjoy a nice selection of paninis, soups, salads, coffee, and tea.

Meadiocrity Mead

1365 Grand Ave Suite 100, San Marcos, CA 92078

760-651-6323 • meadiocritymead.com

Meadiocrity Mead crafts the oldest alcohol in the world with a modern San Diego twist at its San Marcos tasting room and production facility. Naturally gluten free and made with raw honey in a variety of flavors, styles, and sweetness levels, Meadiocrity's mead delights all craft drinkers. Meadiocrity sources honey from their own 6+ million bees and other local partner beekeepers to capture the unique aspects of San Diego native and cultivated forage. Stop by the tasting room and try mead today.

Mission Ave Bar & Grill

711 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92054

760-637-2222 • missionavebarandgrill.com

We source products for our cuisine and cocktails from local farms, our beers and wines are exclusively Californian and we serve a large portfolio of California spirits, especially those distilled in San Diego County.  Chef William Eick is known for his mastery of seasonal, creative globally-inspired New American cuisine, and he brings a fine dining commitment to the highest quality ingredients and careful attention in crafting casual fare.  Mixologist and beverage manager Guy Marino displays the virtues of an alchemist in creating draft cocktails from a multitude of fresh ingredients, resulting in exciting flavor profiles. With over 200 different whiskeys and bourbons on our shelves, every drink is a new experience.  

Privateer Coal Fire Pizza

1706 S. Coast Hwy. Oceanside, CA 92054

760-453-2500 • theprivateercoalfirepizza.com

The Privateer is an independently owned, locally supported, family operated business touting the largest 100% coal fire oven in North County.  We take pride in our local organic ingredients sourced from our local schools and Cyclops Farms all within a mile radius. Our Blue Collar Gourmet menu is led by Chef Samantha, the first female executive chef in Oceanside offering up several vegetarian and vegan options.  The Marketplace & Wine Bar is known for our event hosting with Comedy Tues, Wine/Beer Dinner Pairings, Live Music, DJ Sundays, Wine Vendor Tastings, monthly Art Wall Launches, and more. Join us for a very unique experience in our fine city of Oceanside

Wrench & Rodent Seabasstropub

1815 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA, United States

760-271-0531 • seabasstropub.com

The W&R team strives to provide a unique dining experience that is casual and accessible while also exciting and constantly evolving. We take pride in offering locally and responsibly sourced ingredients, and special care is taken to minimize waste. Executive Chef Davin Waite, the founder of The Fish Joint and Café Japengo veteran, is conjuring up a menu relying on the highest quality, chef-selected fish and produce.  Our vegetables are given the same respect we show to fish, and we are very vegan-friendly.

Luckybolt Kitchen and Takeaway

10920 Roselle St, San Diego, CA 92121

(858) 352-6766 • luckybolt.com

LuckyBolt serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and freshly-baked pastries and breads at our Kitchen + Takeaway. We make everything in-house using the best ingredients we can find from local farms. We do office catering and also offer a unique lunch-delivery program for busy individuals at work.

UPTOWN SAN DIEGO

La Bonne Table

3696 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

619-260-8039 • labonnetablesd.net

La Bonne Table means “The good table” as a dinner table,  the place where the family reunites and eats together, simple but delicious homemade meals.  We specialize in classic French dishes, no-frills no foams just hearty and flavorful beautifully presented. When you walk in you are treated like family. We want to get to know you, your guests at your table and hope to see you over and over again. The feeling inside La Bonne Table is a classic, timeless ambiance, yet casual. Paris in SD.

The Rose Wine Bar

2219 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

619-281-0718 • therosewinebar.com

The Rose is a women-owned and run neighborhood wine bar and bottle shop dedicated to natural wines with stories to tell about the place and people who make them.  The menu showcases a selection of small production wines from around the world, craft beers, along with hand-made food sourced from local farms. Bottles purchased at the shop can be enjoyed in-house or taken home.  Their legendary wine club boasts a selection of new & old world style wines which can be enjoyed at their release parties every 2nd Monday of the month

CENTRAL SAN DIEGO

Break All-Day Cafe + Lounge

350 Camino De La Reina, San Diego CA 92108

858-546-2636

Based on the iconic AMP&RSAND campus and former home of San Diego's Union Tribune, Break offers a casual, yet refined, environment where anyone can find sanctuary and nourish themselves with food and drink sourced from an all-star cohort of San Diego’s finest growers and artisans. The cafe offers a rotating menu of seasonal fare and assorted house-made baked goods that will satisfy all dietary regimens.

Solare
2820 Roosevelt Rd., San Diego

619-270-9670 • solarelounge.com

Solare is an authentic Italian restaurant with a special focus on southern Italy and Sicily featuring a menu made with fresh ingredients selected daily. Blending modern and traditional tastes, the results are light and healthy dishes brimming with natural flavors. Complement your meal with one of 2,000 bottles of wine from the cellar or 30 wines by the glass. Solare is committed to serving the cuisine of today, created with all the love and attention to detail from generations past.

Mitch's Seafood

1403 Scott St., San Diego

619-222-8787 • mitchsseafood.com

Established in 2008 by three families with a long history of fishing in Point Loma, Mitch’s specializes in fresh seafood from the waters off San Diego. Located directly on the city’s working waterfront with a view of the fishing fleet, the focus is on simply prepared, California-style seafood, accompanied by a nice selection of craft beer and wine from San Diego and California

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