Local Restaurants

A list of some of our Grad Students favorite SD local restaurants.

Konos in Pacific Beach
Big Kitchen in South Park
Park House (Hillcrest)
Hash House A Go Go
The Mission (on University in North Park)

El Torito-UTC on Villa La Jolla Dr.

El Cuervo
Porkyland (La Jolla)
Aiberto's (for that late night fix) North Park on University.
Las Palmitas (Clairemont Mesa Blvd)

Bronx Pizza: (5th Ave in Hillcrest)
Leucadia Pizza (good and Near campus on Regents Rd._
Regents Pizzaria (across from Mesa apartments and great pizza)

Cafe Japengo (Hyatt Hotel, La Jolla)
Sushi Deli (Hillcrest)
Onami (Mission Valley Mall. All you can eat sushi buffet-a little pricey.)
Wal Mi Do (Kearny Mesa - sit at the bar and ask for Sammy - he works Tues-Sat)
Izakaya Sakura (Kearny Mesa - traditional Japanese place, so don't ask for rolls)

Di Chan (Clairemont Mesa Blvd)
Sab E Lee (Linda Vista)

Barolo (UTC of Towne Center Dr, good food near campus)

Madra's Cafe (In a strip mall at Miramar Rd and Black Mountain Rd.)
Bismillah Restaurant (just off the 805 in La Mesa)
Helpful list with ratings of Indian places in sd
Surati Farsan Mart (Black Mtn. Road, great chaat house)

Middle Eastern
Fairouz: Lebanese (Point Loma, Sports Arena Dr.)

Island Spice (28th and Market off the 94)

Saigon (on El Cajon)
Pho T Cali (Clairemont Mesa Blvd)
Pho Hoa Cali (Mira Mesa)

Bayfront Cafe at Newport Beach Marina (approx. 1 hour away from SD, but a
very pleasant restaurant in the marina…)
Birdhouse Cafe and Grill (Encinitas)
Great Turkish Pides ( like Pizzas done in the Middle Eastern way…)

Wired Cafe le Bistro (UTC off Towne Center Dr. Great food and near campus)

Great for Hanging Out
Outside deck of the Fish Market (on Harbor Dr.)

To do once before you die because its so expensive!
Brunch at the Valencia Hotel in downtown La Jolla

Grocery Stores
Trader Joes (all over SD)
NORTH PARK PRODUCE.-great brasilian and turkish coffe
Ranch 99-Grocery store for Asian foods. (Clairemont Mesa)
Henry's (in Clairemont Mesa on Genessee)

Restaurants with entertainment
Zorba's Greek Family Restaurant-with great bellydancing show (Chula Vista)
Cafe Sevilla Flamenco
Ole Madrid-Flamenco

For restaurants open late at night check out the late night restaurants page.

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