Clarion Inn Del Mar Inn
720 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
Phone: (858) 755-9765
Fax: (858) 792-8196
Arterra is part of the San Diego Marriott Del Mar and opened in 2002. They feature over 300 wines to accompany their simple American fare. The menu is created with local produce, meats, and seafood to create a variety of tasting choices—vegetarian, chef's, and others, and entrees such as Miso- Apricot Glazed Mero, Dim Sum Tasting, Sesame Broccolini, Chilled Soy-Apricot "Shooter". They also offer a sushi menu, exhibition kitchen, and live entertainment on select nights.
One of the best places to catch live music, Belly Up Tavern is located in Solana Beach, on Cedros Avenue, about 15 miles (24.14 kilometers) from La Jolla. Belly Up keeps an active agenda with a great variety of bands and acts from some of the most talented budding artists in the country. The space is small enough so that shows are fun and intimate, and at the same time, not so large that you feel lost in the crowd. The on-site bar keeps sensational drinks flowing, while the venue's restaurant serves a Bistro-style fare. Check venues website for most up-to-date event schedule. Belly Up also has a branch in Aspen, which offers programs parallel to the venue in Solana Beach.
Part of UCSD community, this active space is a co-op that features hot new local acts and serves vegan food. With a homey, comfy atmosphere, this place has a youthful vibe but is very welcoming to everyone in the surrounding community. A popular meeting place for grassroots political activism, the space really feels more like a community center than a simple cafe.
The Loft at UCSD is an art center for shows and exhibitions. People with varied talents and interests often visit here for exhibitions and performances. From film screenings to live music performances and from art exhibitions to dance shows, all happen here. A visit to the Loft gives an idea of the latest on the art scene. Most shows are free to students.
Sister restaurant to Humphrey's by the Bay in San Diego, the Grill offers fine food perched on top of the Sheraton La Jolla Hotel. Light, open Asian-flavored decor provides a cheerful background for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The signature Prixe Fixe meal offers dramatic dining for two, beginning with a bottle of Chardonnay or Merlot, proceeding with a soup or salad course, a selection from eight entrees and a shared dessert. Entree choices include Halibut Macadamia, Prime Rib, Filet Mignon or the "Taste of San Diego" shrimp.
E Street Cafe provides a varied menu of organic fair trade espresso drinks, teas, pastries, and food selections, including vegan fare. With free Wi-Fi access with purchase, E Street makes it easy to work or check e-mail while enjoying a cup of chai or mocha. Plenty of couches ensure maximum comfort while listening to live music or open mic nights in the evenings, and art by local artists decorate the walls.
Let the scintillating aroma, the lavish use of flowers, the minimal lighting work wonders for you at Zenbu Sushi and Bar. Try some of the popular dishes like the sea urchin, quail egg and the scallop. If you are in the mood to sip on a few cocktail drinks and dancing to the tunes of some popular DJs, then you can step into the lounge in the restaurant itself. Zenbu stands by its name, it means ALL—and voila! At Zenbu, you can binge upon the best of both Japanese and Asian cuisine plus a variety of beers at the bar.
While the Southern California coastline offers numerous restaurants, this particular establishment is well known for combining a festive atmosphere with elegant cuisine. The bright yellow and red building is difficult to miss as you drive along the Pacific Coast Highway. The patio dining area is accompanied by a yellow canopy, extensive greenery and a seascape mural. The inside is just as festive, featuring live music every night. Seafood entrees are popular, including Rainbow Trout and Seafood Linguini Priscilla, which combines mussels, shrimp and fresh fish.
The Turquoise, a European-style coffee house and tapas bar, is a great place to hang out with your buddies after a long day at work. Relax, unwind and let the friendly waiters help you choose a delectable dish for you to enjoy with your glass of wine. The ambiance is warm, friendly and is like the small cafes and bars you find at the sidewalks in Europe. The Turquoise also features live music almost every day of the week. So be sure to catch a little cafe table and enjoy the evening with a few good friends.
Look no further than the Typhoon Saloon in the Pacific Beach area of San Diego for a great place to drink, eat, watch the game and be merry! This rowdy sports bar cum nightclub with live music continuously draws in the crowds with its delicious cuisine, budget friendly drinks and variety of entertainment acts. The photo-booth will leave you with some mementos to bring home and the VIP lounges will elevate your event to the next level. Whether you're looking for a bite to eat, or a fun night out with friends, Typhoon Saloon is a safe bet.
710 Beach Club was called the Blind Melons before it was all spruced up and upgraded. The bar and nightclub is a prime destination in San Diego for live music. It also has a large TV screen where you can catch live football matches and boxing bouts. The Beach Club has the longest happy hour in town. It is a great place to enjoy chilled beer by the beach listening to local music.
Located in Catamaran Resort & Hotel, Moray's Lounge offers some really good jazz music with different bands playing every night, featuring some of the best local talents. The ambiance is very relaxed, casual and entertaining at the same time. You can sip from a really impressive selection of drinks while enjoying the music. The idea here is definitely to relax and enjoy a good evening, whether alone or with friends. All that without any cover charge! Call for the open hours before you head to the lounge.