Top 25 Restaurants Participating In San Diego Restaurant Week 2021

The 17th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns April 11th through April 18, 2021! This foodie-favorited week is the perfect time to take a culinary tour throughout the diverse and thriving food culture of San Diego. With over 90 participating restaurants offering prix-fixe menu options throughout San Diego County, you’re sure to find the perfect place to satisfy any craving.

Participating restaurants span across the county from the South Bay to East County and to the borders of Oceanside and Fallbrook to the north. Tickets are not necessary for this delectable week of discounted dining, but reservations are recommended!


Using a blend of the finest grade fish and modern SoCal flavors, Arterra chefs create the perfect sushi bite. Sushi lovers flock to Arterra for its incredible sushi dishes, including its scrumptious roll with shrimp tempura, shiitake mushrooms with tuna, avocado, chili glaze, and tempura crumbles. For the more adventurous, ask the chef to create a sushi roll of his daily whim.

The Butcher’s Cut Steakhouse

Reminiscent of a classic Chicago-style steakhouse, The Butcher Shop features only the finest quality mid-western aged steaks and chops, charbroiled to perfection over a mesquite wood-fire grill.

Café Coyote

Cafe Coyote has been a San Diego favorite for over 30 years! Come experience friendly staff, delicious Mexican food, refreshing margaritas and a festive atmosphere, located in the Heart of Old Town San Diego’s Historic Walking District.

Coaster Saloon

Coaster Saloon is all about delicious food and beach views! Enjoy the tasty Texas-style BBQ and savory burgers, including the BBQ Sandwich, the Pulled Pork Q Burger and the Best Mac and Cheese ever! Coaster Saloon will be offering its $25 Restaurant Week Menu for lunch and dinner. 

Duke’s La Jolla

Duke’s La Jolla is named in honor of native Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, an Olympic swimming and water polo medalist and the father of modern surfing. Overlooking the La Jolla Cove, Duke’s serves genuine, friendly hospitality with contemporary interpretations of traditional island plates. As a tribute to Hawaii and Southern California beach lifestyles, Duke’s celebrates family, views and the spirit of aloha.


Specializing in American classics with a modern twist and an expansive American selection of craft beer and small-batch whiskeys, Eureka! is providing the San Diego area with a delicious culinary discovery. The all-American restaurants offer guests a unique dining experience complete with 40 American craft beers on tap, an extensive selection of small-batch whiskeys, and regional wines in a contemporary atmosphere that is perfect for guests of all ages.

Fogo De Chao

Fogo de Chao resides in the historic Gaslamp Quarter, perfectly situated to serve San Diegans and visitors as they enjoy the sights and sounds of this exuberant district. It invites you to experience the centuries-old grilling tradition of churrasco, perfectly paired with seasonal salads, irresistibly fresh vegetables, imported meats and cheeses, artisan breads and more. Mention “happy hour” to your server to receive all-day happy hour pricing on select small plates and beverages. South American bottles of wine under $100 are half price all day!


Giardino presents an Italian-inspired menu of seasonally driven dishes that brings nostalgia. Reflecting its passion and commitment to products of the highest quality, Giardino’s menu consists of flavorful dishes using timeless and modern Italian techniques and fresh ingredients. The family restaurant pays homage to Italian roots; where a sense of community and warm service goes hand-in-hand with great food at modest prices.

Greystone Steakhouse

Greystone is the only steakhouse in San Diego to serve an ​international variety of Wagyu Beef: American Wagyu, Australian Greg Norman Farm, and Miyazaki Prefecture Japanese Wagyu. This unique degree of marbling adds a matchless depth of flavor, making it so tender that it actually melts in your mouth. ​This incomparable beef will be the best-tasting Wagyu you will ever find,​ resulting in a flavorsome eating experience.

Nine-Ten Restaurant

The menu is created daily to take advantage of fresh products discovered during daily excursions to local artisan providers including the acclaimed Chino Farms. The bounty of the sea is also featured with local fish selections and items arriving daily from Hawaii and the North Pacific and Atlantic regions. Special prix fixe menus are available and feature matching wines from the extensive wine cellar.

Oceana Coastal Kitchen

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Oceana Coastal Kitchen is the delicious signature restaurant at the Catamaran that offers inspiring views of Mission Bay. With chef-driven cuisine as well as a modern, ocean-inspired design, the restaurant offers a memorable beachfront dining experience and coastal California dishes.

Panini Kabob Grill

PKG is proud to prepare healthier, Mediterranean food for all to enjoy from a true scratch kitchen. It is committed to making its food in-house from scratch every day, with fresh and high-quality ingredients delivered seven days a week. From the freshly grilled kabobs to the homemade soups and even down to the refreshing salad dressings, all are proudly made in-house every day.


 Nestled on the water’s edge in the Coronado Ferry Landing, Peohe’s offers breathtaking views of the downtown skyline and San Diego Bay. Specializing in fresh tropical seafood dishes influenced by Pacific Rim flavors, Peohe’s also boasts a superb Sushi Bar featuring innovative rolls and new wave sushi creations. In the dining room, elegant tiered seating affords a bit of privacy and allows guests to fully enjoy the view. Alfresco dining is available on the patio or in the charming dockside courtyard.

Puerto La Boca Restaurant

Puerto La Boca captures the essence of traditional Argentinian and Italian fusion with world-famous Argentinian-style steaks, an extensive wine list, and savory dishes from both land and sea. Located in the heart of Little Italy, San Diego, since 2005 it offers premium Argentinian flavor for you to enjoy with friends and family.


Puesto has garnered national acclaim for its Mexico City-style crispy melted cheese tacos, utilizing ingredients sourced from in and around California, all served on handmade non-GMO, organic, maíz azul stone-ground tortillas. The menu is a celebration of fundamental Mexican flavors and an homage to the cosmopolitan palate of Mexico City. Offerings include a selection of fresh catch ceviches, guacamoles, share plates and ensaladas. The bar program showcases the best of Mexico City through the use of fresh ingredients in our hand-crafted cocktails and house-made Micheladas, tequila, mezcal, Baja craft beers and wines you can’t find elsewhere.

Rei Do Gado Brazilian Steakhouse

Rei Do Gado has the only Mesquite charcoal grill in San Diego with authentic Churrascaria serving San Diego since 1999. Dining at Rei Do Gado, you will experience an authentic Brazilian vibe with its premium meat selections, seafood bar, fresh salad and hot dishes, heavenly desserts, and our signature drinks.

Rockin’ Baja Lobster

Enjoy the delicious Baja Style Mex Cuisine, icy cold cervesas and an awesome variety of Margaritas! Check out its tasty Seafood Buckets, tacos, enchilada and burritos, packed to-go. Rockin’ Baja Lobster also has adult beverages, great sides and delicious desserts!

Solare Ristorante

In 2019, Solare was added to the Michelin Guide and was recently named Best Italian Restaurant in San Diego for Best Service and Best Wine List by San Diego Magazine.

Its authentic Italian cuisine features a focus on fresh and locally sourced ingredients including fresh pasta made each morning and organic produce, wild fish and hormone-free meat. It offers a full bar and two outdoor patios offering a deep selection of wines, beers, and craft cocktails.

STK Steakhouse

STK is a unique concept that artfully blends the modern steakhouse and a chic lounge into one, offering a dynamic, fine dining experience with the superior quality of a traditional steakhouse. STK distinguishes itself by emphasizing the social experience and taking a vibe-driven approach to fine dining. Every venue has a DJ to create an infectious, high-energy atmosphere and the sleek environment is designed to encourage guests to interact and mingle. Ultimately, STK aims to define the modern dining experience complete with incredible food, world-class service and the perfect ambiance.


Sweetfin is a healthful, chef-driven, California-inspired poke and plant-based bowl concept that uses local produce, sustainable fish and innovative ingredients. The entire menu is gluten-free and all menu items are made in-house, from scratch, daily.

Terra American Bistro

Terra American Bistro brings a bit of southern soul to the East College area with redefined Modern American Comfort Food. Chef Jeff Rossman’s rotating menu features local fish procured from Catalina Offshore products, bread from Bread & Cie, and as much locally sourced farm fresh produce as possible. Some of the featured menu items are Karl Strauss Red Trolley braised pot roast, grilled steaks and fish, pork chop with chimichurri, a Brandt Beef Burger with caramelized onions and gorgonzola, seasonal pumpkin ravioli, fried brussels sprouts and the famous banana bread pudding with Jim Beam butterscotch!

The Fish Market

There is nothing more classic about San Diego cuisine than freshly caught seafood and its menus are abounding with it. The vibrant restaurant is at the same time comfortable and contemporary with nods to the celebrated fishing history of the city. Its fish is the highest-quality, thoughtfully sourced product available. Enjoy restaurant week in its glass-enclosed patios, the fully outdoor bayfront deck or via takeout/delivery by ordering online.

The Olive Café

Since 2005, The Olive Cafe has been serving fresh, quality, home-cooked food that is sure to keep you coming back. Even early in the morning, a friendly face at The Olive Cafe will welcome you. They pride themselves on providing coffee, espresso and tea from Cafe Virtuoso, the only 100 percent organic coffee roasters in San Diego County. Although it offers a wide variety of hot and iced drinks, it also provides savory and sweet breakfast and lunch options.

Tom Ham’s Lighthouse

Tom Ham’s Lighthouse specializes in daily delivered fresh seafood and produce, bayside dining with the best view of the downtown skyline and seafood brunch on Sundays that features its Triple Gold Medallion Award-winning plates. Enjoy delicious seafood, weekend dinner specials, $1.50 oysters for weekday happy hour and fantastic views of the San Diego Bay.

Urban Plates

Urban Plates’ expansive menu items are madefreshin-house, from scratch, every day and feature fresh ingredients. Recipes use exclusively non-GMO and hormone-free, grass-fed steak, line-caught tuna, sustainably sourced seafood, and humanely raised cage-free chicken. Urban Plates works exclusively with farmers and ranchers that meet its ethical and environmental standards. The menu includes plates that are gluten-free, plant-based, vegan, dairy-free, pescatarian and low-carb.