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A Guide to the Best Date Spots in San Diego

Conversations begin on Bumble but they get even deeper IRL. When it’s time to move from direct messaging to direct eye contact, find a table for two. And to make it super easy, OpenTable and Bumble are teaming up to help you find the best date spots in your city.

Find a restaurant that fits your style, whether you want drinks on a patio or a special four-course meal, OpenTable can help you choose the cuisine, seating area, and even book unique experiences with nearby restaurants. Download the Bumble app to find your match, and check the list below to find your table.

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25 Restaurants
Updated October 25, 2021
Restaurants:Animae, Black Angus Steakhouse - Chula Vista, Brigantine at Portside Pier
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Contemporary Asian, Steakhouse, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Downtown / Gaslamp, Chula Vista / Bonita
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Animae

$$$$
Contemporary Asian
Downtown / Gaslamp
4.7
1457 reviews
What an amazing experience. The food was phenomenal. The “background”music was way too loud many times during the evening and no adjustment was noticed when requested to lower. Certainly an experience worth having!

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Black Angus Steakhouse - Chula Vista

$$$$
Steakhouse
Chula Vista / Bonita
4.6
1334 reviews
Always a great menu, outstanding wait staff and tasty appetizers!

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Brigantine at Portside Pier

$$$$
Seafood
Downtown / Gaslamp
4.6
2347 reviews
Outstanding!!!!

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Bull & Bourbon Steakhouse

$$$$
Steakhouse
El Cajon / Lakeside
4.3
980 reviews
Outstanding service, delicious food, beautiful atmosphere, excellent value.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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C-Level

$$$$
Seafood
Downtown / Gaslamp
4.7
2479 reviews
We’re in San Diego for a relaxing getaway and our visit to C-Level was a great way to start.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Cafe Champagne Restaurant - Thornton Winery

$$$$
Californian
Temecula
4.1
1420 reviews
The atmosphere was amazing and the food and service were great. We will be back and recommend.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Cesarina

$$$$
Italian
Ocean Beach
4.9
3000 reviews
Brittany was our server today and thanks to her, we had a wonderful lunch in Cesarina!! Foods, service, vibe and everything was soooo perfect!!! Hey Brittany!! Thank you again for giving us such a great anniversary lunch!! It was so pleasure to meet you!!! :)

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Ember & Rye

$$$$
Steakhouse
Carlsbad
4.6
761 reviews
This is a fantastic restaurant. The Chef is amazing. The prices are a bit high but worth it.

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Herb & Sea

$$$$
Californian
Encinitas
4.6
1562 reviews
Hamachi crudo is amazing! One of our favorite spots. Excellent service and drinks!

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Javier's - La Jolla

$$$$
Mexican
La Jolla
4.7
2066 reviews
Definitely a high-end restaurant . We had lobster enchiladas and they were fantastic.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Jeune et Jolie

$$$$
Contemporary French
Carlsbad
4.9
2445 reviews
Their incredible reputation is well deserved. I couldn’t be happier with our meal and experience

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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King's Fish House - Carlsbad

$$$$
Seafood
Carlsbad
4.6
2708 reviews
David was excellent! He had great recommendations and very attentive. Thanks David!

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Pacific Coast Grill - Cardiff

$$$$
Seafood
Cardiff By The Sea
4.7
6368 reviews
Fun and beautiful spot, professionally run with excellent food.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Prime Cut Steakhouse - Jamul Casino San Diego

$$$$
Steakhouse
Jamul
4.6
1100 reviews
It was my first time here and I loved it. Excellent quality in everything and the music was on point. I will definitely come back soon

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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SEA180 Coastal Tavern

$$$$
Seafood
Imperial Beach
4.5
2630 reviews
Amazing experience the service is out of this world and the food is good

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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STK- San Diego

$$$$
Steakhouse
Downtown / Gaslamp
4.5
2060 reviews
Fathers 50th Birthday.

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Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens

$$$$
Organic
Escondido
4.4
6052 reviews
Thank you for always providing such a wonderful dining experience! Love the technology now used for ordering it speeds up the process drastically! But love that the servers are still very present and welcoming. Great service!!

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station

$$$$
Bistro
Point Loma
4.4
1724 reviews
Amazing patio! Food and service were exceptional!!

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The Restaurant at Ponte

$$$$
Californian
Temecula
4.7
2885 reviews
Simply amazing overall. Ambience very relaxing, delicious food. Summer cake, scrumptious.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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The Shores Restaurant - La Jolla Shores Hotel

$$$$
American
La Jolla
4.3
1939 reviews
We love this restaurant. It is a bit too pricey for our taste, but it's nice. Great service, beautiful view.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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The Veranda Restaurant

$$$$
Californian
Fallbrook
4.9
1043 reviews
Food and service is amazing! Went for birthday brunch and was not disappointed. Ordered the beef wellington benedict and vegetable omelette topped with fresh avocado slices. Received a vanilla ice cream served in dessert cup topped off with whipped cream and sprinkles.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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The Vineyard Rose at South Coast Winery

$$$$
Californian
Temecula
4.5
3550 reviews
Our server was superb! He steered us toward the best cocktails and was attentive and humorous.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- La Jolla

$$$$
Seafood
La Jolla
4.7
986 reviews
Great service and food. too noisy to talk Great bread. Good wine selection. Very good service. Short rib entre excellent.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Valentina

$$$$
Contemporary European
Encinitas
4.7
1052 reviews
Our favorite restaurant in the area. Fun wine list, great food, and casual atmosphere. The oysters, fish of the day, and short ribs were very good during our last visit.

At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

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Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant

$$$$
Californian
Poway / Rancho Bernardo
4.5
2017 reviews
The atmosphere was relaxing and calm. The food was excellent and the service was great.

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