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KITCHEN 1540

1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2411
+1 858-793-6460
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good19%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (12 reviews)
“lamb” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2411
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Reviewed September 7, 2014

We really enjoyed the food and how it was a different take on old favorites! Service was okay, not amazing. And our dessert was not that exciting! I would recommend it just for the great entrees.

Thank Janine S
Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were surprised by the poor service and thought it might be because it was Tuesday night. Could not get fork or knife into our Opa fish which was a 3x3 inch cube . A big square block of fish in the middle of the...More

1  Thank June C
LAubergeDelMar, Resort Operations Manager at KITCHEN 1540, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for your candid feedback and I deeply regret that you did not experience service nor cuisine that are reflective of our standards. Providing great cuisine enjoyed while surrounded by unmatched hospitality is the foundation or our restaurant. I sincerely hope that...More

Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were very disappointed in our dinner at Kitchen 1540 last week. We will never go back, and would not recommend this restaurant. There are many better quality restaurants in Del Mar and only wish we selected another choice on my son's 20th birthday. We...More

1  Thank jolietnelson
LAubergeDelMar, Resort Operations Manager at KITCHEN 1540, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining with us for your son’s 20th birthday celebration. Providing an unmatched culinary and service experience during each meal is our standard here. I apologize on behalf of our entire team that you were disappointed with the quality of your...More

Reviewed July 8, 2014

Wonderful restaurant. Superb atmosphere. Try to sit outside. Very romantic and cool Sunday brunch is a winner.

Thank d h
LAubergeDelMar, Resort Operations Manager at KITCHEN 1540, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience. I am pleased to read of your satisfaction and I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Resort Operations Manager

Reviewed June 24, 2014

Aside from the excellent food and creative menu, the entire atmosphere was terrific. Service is always wonderful and personal. It's nice to be recognized by the staff. We go there about once every six weeks, and it only gets better. On another occasion last week,...More

Thank Larry K
LAubergeDelMar, Resort Operations Manager at KITCHEN 1540, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your positive experience on TripAdvisor. I am pleased to read that your meal was exceptional and I brought you back to our living room lounge the next week. I look forward to personally welcoming you back every six weeks!...More

Reviewed May 28, 2014

We came here with a group of friends to check out the new southern-inspired menu. My husband is from Florida and was looking forward to some southern food. We started with a bunch of shared plates, including the charcuterie plate, shrimp and grits, asparagus and...More

Thank MyCuppaJo
Reviewed May 6, 2014

One of the best meals we have ever had. The new chef, Brandon Fortune, has developed a unique "Southern meets Del Mar" fare that is as unique as it it delicious. The shrimp and grits were amazing!! The Mac and Cheese is a must-have side...More

Thank John L
Reviewed April 22, 2014

The first look when deciding on the next restaurant to visit is always for the online menu to get an idea about the cooking style and creativity of the chef and how it overlaps with our preferences. But the second look often immediately follows to...More

Thank twofoodiesonejourney
Reviewed February 25, 2014

I had one of the best meals I've ever had here...The ingredients are fresh; the combination of ingredients is exquisite. The service is friendly and efficient. The restaurant is located inside a hotel at a beautiful location.

Thank Lynnbrownstone
Reviewed January 24, 2014

Had breakfast there two days in a row. The food is good quality and some very tasty options. The price is on the high side as you would expect at a nice hotel. We had a table of 7 with separate checks. The restaurant added...More

Thank lindadw60
LAubergeDelMar, Director of Resort Operations at KITCHEN 1540, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2014

Thank you for your feedback! I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed breakfast, however I am concerned about the added charges. At your convenience, please contact me so we can resolve this. Thank you- Victoria

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2411
    (15th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-793-6460
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