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Donovan's Steak and Chop House

1250 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3680
+1 858-450-6666
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (132 reviews)
“ounce filet” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1250 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3680
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Donovan's is world class service served up with top steak and cuisine... love the private rooms for a party.... love the seafood tower for a party starter!

Thank MargoSchwabLaJolla
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This restaurant is very much like a Morton's! Great food, very pricey but nice. We weren't overly hungry so we had the calamari, French onion soup on special and the wedge salad. All were good and our drinks were delicious. The service was impeccable. A...More

Thank tmboc
Jessica B, Guest Relations Manager at Donovan's Steak and Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2014

Hello Tmboc, Thanks for the awesome review! We're really glad to hear that you had such a great time and that the service was excellent. Thanks again for your feedback and for your business, it's greatly appreciated and valued. I hope you'll join us on...More

Reviewed 13 May 2014

Excelent place, I visit this restaurant a lot. Dont look for more. This is the best place for steak. Excelent service too.More

Thank Festercarecota
Jessica B, Guest Relations Manager at Donovan's Steak and Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2014

Hello Festercarecota, Thank you for the great review! I'm very glad to hear that you join us frequently and that you always have such a wonderful time with. Thank you again for your feedback and for your business, it's greatly appreciated and valued. I hope...More

Reviewed 10 May 2014

Instead of doing mothers day Sunday, we decided to celebrate Saturday night. Normally we go to Flemings, and are regulars there, but thought a change would be good. We were seated in the back room, the one with the padded like kitchen chairs. The room...More

Thank srinds
Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

we visit Donovan s every 2 months the fillets are extremely large and are the best in san diego the staff is first class just a wonderful experience can t wait to go back

Thank clarky53
Reviewed 27 February 2014

What can you say about Donavan's other the Wow! Excellent service. Courtney was our server and with her assistants there was always someone right there to assist us. Everyone in our party of 5 enjoyed the steaks, seafood and price-fix choices. It's a little pricy...More

Thank MegaBob
Jessica B, Guest Relations Manager at Donovan's Steak and Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2014

Hello MegaBob, I'd like to thank you for your kind review. I'm very pleased to hear that you and your group had such a great time with us and that Courtney took great care of you! Thank you again for your feedback and for your...More

Reviewed 25 February 2014

My wife and I went to Donovan's for dinner. We had a 5:00 dinner reservation and arrived a bit early. We sat at the bar for a glass of wine where we were served by Corrie. We recognized Corrie from a previous visit to Donovan's...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Ribeye was great medium rare. Group also found salmon and fillet very good in the price- fix option. Hardy cocktails, good wine list

Thank Cenkmd
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Classic high-end steakhouse. Classy bar and excellent steaks. We came with a regular who loves the place and he was spot-on. Great service.More

Thank Conseiller99
Jessica B, Guest Relations Manager at Donovan's Steak and Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2014

Hello Consiller99, Thanks for your great review! I'm glad to hear that you had such a great time and think so highly of us! Thank you again for your feedback and for your business, it's greatly appreciated and valued. We hope you'll join us again...More

Reviewed 17 January 2014

The service was first rate! From the moment I pulled up, I was greeted with complimentary valet parking. My husband and I were dressed up and the hostess was quick to compliment us on our attire. She seemed genuine and sincere. We were seated at...More

Thank monymony68
Jessica B, Guest Relations Manager at Donovan's Steak and Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2014

Hello monymony68, I'm so pleased to hear you had such a 5 star experience with us and that everything was perfect from start to finish! Thank you for your feedback and for your business, it's greatly appreciated and valued. I hope you'll join us again...More

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Response from Barbara A | Reviewed this property |
Donovan's does everything with class even their happy hour, Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3680
    (La Jolla Village Drive at Genesee)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-450-6666
Description
Celebrate Restaurant Week all year long! Enjoy a soup or salad, a choice between two special entrees, and your choice of desserts... all for only $45! Donovan's rich and intimate ambiance is enhanced by world-class unobtrusive service and a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean. The Chef serves 100% USDA Prime beef 100% of the time. Donovan's wine list of over 700 wines feature the best the world has to offer.
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