The rooftop lounge at this
Oceanside favorite offers ocean
views and picnic-style seating.
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It doesn’t get much better than
the view from the ocean terrace
atop this La Jolla hot spot.
This chic eatery at the Catamaran
Resort Hotel and Spa pairs
California cuisine and bay views.
SEVEN WAYS San Diego has plenty of places to indulge in freshly caught seafood, from casual walk-ups to white tablecloth dining
This Hawaiian raw fish dish is a popular find. Build your
own bowl at San Diego Poke Company. Choose from several tasty fishes at It’s Raw in Ocean Beach, or try the
namesake wrap at Pokirrito. Good Time Poke has a secret
tiki-themed speakeasy. Hawaiian tuna poke is always on
the menu at San Diego’s Polynesian palace, Bali Hai.
Enjoy decadent seafood dishes
while waves lap at the windows at The Marine Room.
Water Grill’s Gaslamp spot
is known for its raw bar and
chilled shellfish. An ambience
that includes a wall adorned
in piranha heads is what sets
Ironside Fish & Oyster apart.
Any of Brigantine’s eight locations are sure to delight seafood lovers.
Locals line up for fresh seafood
grilled to order at Blue Water
Seafood Market & Grill. Don’t
pass up the shrimp at the airy
Point Loma Fish Shop. For fresh
seafood with a view, head to
Mitch’s. Enjoy seasonal seafood
at The Fishery, a restaurant/sea-food market in Pacific Beach. In
North County? Stop by Fish 101
for a bowl of creamy clam chowder and root beer float.
Enjoy a temake hand roll at
Single Fin Kitchen in the Little Italy Food Hall or have the
chef at Sushi Ota whip you up
something special omakase
style. Head to Full Moon in the
Gaslamp Quarter for signature
rolls named for the phases of
the moon. If you’re up for a
challenge, Sushi 2 downtown
offers an “all you can eat and
drink” special on weekends.
Fish tacos, a local favorite, celebrate the city’s beachy lifestyle
and our Baja neighbors. Try
one grilled at Puesto or fried at
Galaxy Taco. Ortega’s in Hillcrest serves grilled lobster in
the authentic Puerto Nuevo
style. King & Queen Cantina
in Little Italy puts its own spin
on Mexican seafood dishes. At
Coasterra, fresh seafood and
traditional favorites are served
in a beautiful bayside setting.
If you’ve never had this Latin
American fish and citrus dish,
you’re in for a treat. Karina’s
Mexican Seafood has chilled
shrimp, oysters, octopus and
tuna sashimi. Pisco Rotisserie
& Cevicheria makes theirs in the
traditional Peruvian style.
Small bites are all right with
us at Cafe Sevilla. Come for the
Spanish-style seafood shareables, stay for the flamenco
dinner show Saturday nights.
A local’s favorite in Normal
Heights, Cueva Bar serves up
divine Argentine empanadas
and cheese-stuffed peppers.
Check out the seafood-heavy
menu at La Catrina Tapas &
Cantina and don’t miss the
house specialty at Bar Bodega
in Little Italy: gambas al ajillo
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