Besides beautiful beaches and landmarks, Point Loma also has an impressive array of fabulous restaurants. Check out this guide to all the best Point Loma restaurants you have to try.
The beautiful peninsula of Point Loma may be known as a waterfront destination, but the 47,000 residents that call this region of San Diego home know there’s more to Loma than the marinas.
The heart of Point Loma’s restaurant scene is full of vibrant culture and delicious cuisine. You’d be amiss if you skip a trip to some of the most loved Point Loma restaurants.
From the freshest seafood to outstanding fare from around the world, you’re sure to find something to delight your taste buds. If you’ve worked up an appetite having fun in the sun, read on to find some of the best food Point Loma has to offer!
Charles + Dinorah at The Pearl Hotel
A hotel might not be the first place you think of when looking for delicious food. The Pearl, however, delivers a hip and unique dining experience for guests and visitors alike.
Their groovy mid-century modern interior is complemented by a menu full of modern coastal cuisine. Chef Andrew Santana takes great care to offer a sophisticated, seasonal menu full of global flavors.
By far the best time to enjoy a nosh at Charles + Dinorah is brunch. The mid-morning offerings and specialty brunch cocktails served poolside, come with a complimentary dip in their sparkling pool.
The Venetian Restaurant
If you’re in the mood for a dish from old-world Italy, the Venetian is your destination. Since 1965, this local favorite has been serving delicious fares such as shellfish linguine and veal parmigiana. The classic Southern and Northern Italian style flavors of this restaurant give visitors a taste of their family heritage.
Their award-winning pizzas are best experienced from the covered patio. Sit under the canopy for a great lunch spot or a romantic candlelit date location.
Eppig Brewery Biergarten
Looking for a liquid lunch with a side of ocean air?
Sampling local ales have never come with a better view. Eppig’s tasting room has an incredible 2,000 sq ft patio seated right on the harbor of America’s Cup. Take in the stunning view of downtown San Diego while you try one of their fantastic lagers.
This family-friendly tasting room offers light but tasty small-plate fare ranging from fresh salads and wraps to a well-paired cheese plate. Visitors are welcome to bring outside food and beverage, as well.
With a wide variety of beers on rotation, Eppig brews everything from pilsners to sours and more at their nearby North Point Brewery. Founded in 1866, this award-willing brewery was reestablished in 2016 by the descendant of the original founder, Leonhard Eppig. Stop in for a taste of brewing history.
Brigantine Seafood & Oyster Bar
The first Brigantine was opened on Shelter Island in 1969, and their passion for dishes from the surrounding waters has never waned. Their menu features popular “San Diego-style surf-n-turf,” including winning fish tacos and grilled swordfish.
If you’re looking for that authentic beach community experience, head to the Brigantine. Enjoy oysters in the half-shell while overlooking the beautiful marina, or partake in one of their many regional beverage offerings. This casual and welcoming seafood establishment is a must-visit.
Shelter Island houses the beautiful Bali Hai, a Polynesian restaurant known for its delicious cocktails and beautiful patio view of the bay. Dining here feels like a mini-vacation on a tropical resort, complete with cultural decor and dining options.
Winner of the Diner’s Choice Award for 2018, Bali Hai is a perfect location for their famous champagne brunch or even private special events. Their expansive menu features plenty of fresh seafood, healthy greens, and many options for the gluten-free diner. If you’re looking for a meal served with a slice of paradise, Bali Hai is the place.
Supannee House of Thai
Touted by many locals as the best Thai cuisine in San Diego, Supannee offers exceptionally fresh and authentic Thai fare that is easy on the wallet. This restaurant is a popular lunch spot, as their mid day specials are an incredible deal.
With sustainable ingredients delivered daily from their own gardens, this establishment truly offers the farm-to-table experience. Authentic Thai vegetables and spices are used in every meal, creating an exotic and flavorful dining experience that is not to be missed.
Touring restaurants of the San Diego area would be an incomplete trip without a stop for Mexican fare, and Miguel’s Cocina is one of the best around.
If you want the feel of the local atmosphere with a perfect margarita in hand, you’ve come to the right place. Miguel’s feels homey and personable and offers huge portions full of flavor. Everything is fresh and scratch-made, down to the tortillas.
Happy Hour is an especially popular time at Miguel’s, so stop by for a signature shrimp enchilada or carnitas for two and enjoy the great view of the bay.
Come for a Visit, Stay Forever
You may find that you love the atmosphere and the amazing cuisine of Point Loma so much that you want to stay forever. If that’s you – you’re not alone! Point Loma has a lot to admire with it’s a great community, stunning views, good food, and friendly people.
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