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Market Restaurant & Bar

3702 Via de La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-4255
+1 858-523-0007
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“short ribs” (27 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (16 reviews)
“souffle” (6 reviews)
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3702 Via de La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-4255
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The innovative cuisine at Market is consistently outstanding, and we salute the chef. Beyond the quality of the food and wine, which is wonderful, the dining experience is enhanced by the carefully designed dining room, which softens the impact of sound and allows one to...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crystal our waitress was perfect. She listened and responded. Annie the General Manager was genuinely interested in how we were enjoying ourselves. She came by a couple of times. I gave each of them a taste of my Marcassin 2009 Blue Slide Ridge pinot noir....More

Thank GeorgeDubiecki
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Table for six on 12/6/2017. I loved how it was decorated for the Christmas season. Martini's were excellent and the food was over the top. Crab Cakes were unusually good. My Duck was very good and the steaks were perfect. Even the desert's that we...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent fine dining experience! Every single bite of food, every sip of wine, and every second of service was top notch! The wine menu is not too shabby--you'll definitely find something you enjoy. We shared a bottle of Brunello, which did not disappoint! The food...More

Thank Karolina H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We rarely go to pricey restaurants (we're more ethnic storefront kind-of-people), but this was worth every dollar. From the perfect mini corn muffins to the crisp Caesar salad to the fall-off-the-bone short ribs, it truly was a perfect meal. Service, of course, was impeccable. Love...More

Thank Bonnie R
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

This place has the best food . Their portions are small and is pricey but love their food. Make reservations bc it's always busy

Thank MimoM90
Reviewed 11 November 2017

With ease and unpretentious precision, Market Restaurant delivers and wondrously complete experience. Your embued with a sense of comfort while remaining at the edge of your seat awaiting the next dish to tantalize you. Despite the excitement, your level of comfort registers strongly and allows...More

Thank AJDC2015
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Excellent farm to table using fresh ingredients. Menu changes often as Chef works with the best local products. Fish, meats and more. Excellent presentation and service. The most delicious of foods. Perfect for a special occasion rather than the daily meal.

Thank 6sandy6
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Market Restaurant & Bar is quite frankly the best restaurant I have ever visited. The food is beyond comparison as the chef - owner proudly prepares a variety of dishes. From the moment you drive in and the valet attendants take your car...and you...More

Thank gregb511
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This was my favorite restaurant in San Diego. I had a delicious creative salad and salmon and both were out of this world. My husband had the tuna which he said was fantastic as well. Would highly recommend you hit this place when you are...More

Thank AnnieT652
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18 November 2016|
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Response from doug100worth | Reviewed this property |
We don't drink wine and Dale has two vodka with dinner. My guess is that dinner for two on this basis is about $150 plus tax and tip and well worth it
Debra K
8 May 2016|
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Response from Larry G | Reviewed this property |
They have a marvelous selection on their menu. I'm a picky eater and that limited my selection to ribs. They were in the $35 range and they were delicious and worth the value. The market also serves small surprise... More
Deborah C
28 October 2015|
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Response from Theresa T | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall the prices but comparable to the places we frequent in Houston. The service was above par, even brought us some free samples of new dish they were trying.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3702 Via de La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-4255
    (El Camino Real)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-523-0007
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