If you are a food lover it is often beneficial to reflect on your dining experiences over 2013. The categories of best atmosphere, best quality, best view, and the best overall choice for 2013. Each has their own benefits and detractors. The best overall choice category indicates that the restaurant has that little extra as a combined experience. Enjoy your dining experience.
The Red Tracton is a full service steakhouse with 1950’s old world charm. Immediately upon leaving valet you will notice that history with the plaques, pictures, and horse racing paraphernalia through time dotting the walls. When compared to many of the restaurants in the area Red Tracton is a meat lover’s heaven. The meat is so fresh and marbled that you swear you can hear a cowbell just a few minutes before the food is served. With hefty proportions and a nostalgic old world servicescape you are not likely to be disappointed with your experience. More Information.
Station Sushi in Solana Beach offers a full menu of sushi at a price that you can afford. Compared too many other restaurants their sushi is top quality. They have a full bar with sporting events and casual seating. There is a large patio for those who wish to dine outside. It is located off of N HWY 101 which offers street side parking. More Information.
Poseidon Restaurant in Del Mar provides a California beach atmosphere in an upscale environment. Visitors stroll along the oceanfront and stop in for lunch or cocktails. Watch the waves crawling up the sand as you dine in style. A full service establishment with a spacious bar area, indoor dining, and open patio seating. More Information.
Best Overall Choice for 2013:
Piatti Restaurant and Bar is a fine dining Italian restaurant that focuses on high quality food and a huge selection of barrel wine. They offer extras such as the vegetarian plates, gluten free food, and children’s menu. They are located in the unique La Jolla Shores neighborhood blocks from the beach. With tree covered patios and tablecloth dining they provide an excellent atmosphere for many occasions. More Information.