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Marine Room

$$$$American, Seafood,
2000 Spindrift Dr., San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-459-7222
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“lobster” (47 reviews)
“surf and turf” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2000 Spindrift Dr., San Diego, CA 92037
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11 - 20 of 573 reviews

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Our group arrived for our reservation and were promptly seated. There was a strong fishy smell in the restaurant that I found unappetizing. If I had not been with a group, I would have left. But we stayed and had a wonderful back room with...More

1  Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great views and people watching. Impeccable service. Food is good, lots of infusions and interesting spices. Great wine list. Don't go here if you're on a budget. It's a wonderful place for a special occasion. Dress up nicely and enjoy this iconic location!

Thank Jeannie V
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Fine wine event for 50 featuring seafood and the best of Chablis. Imaginative custom menu – high praise for the ingredients, contrasting flavors and textures and artistic presentations. Diver scallop crudo; sea trio of Maine lobster, steelhead and cobia with caviar pearls; Togarish sesame spiced...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My HH and I had dinner on a Thursday evening during high tide. We wanted to experience the hype about this restaurant. We made our reservations 2 months in advance and also mentioned we were celebrating our anniversary. We arrived a bit early for our...More

1  Thank GFFoodWineLover
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I went there and planned my meal around the tides and sunset which I would recommend to any person trying to make reservations and can be easily checked on google, as the business does not control the tides or time of sunset....so if your complaining...More

1  Thank michaelh7072017
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant as its view and food is worth the visit. Desserts were great. Salads were not that good though... i would highly recommend going when tides are high.

Thank paubern1
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We had been planning to go to the Marine Room for ages since we thought it would be a great experience. It was not. The decor is stuck in the 70s and appeared to have not had any renovations in years. We went for happy...More

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 24 July 2017

As I was making my way from the Torrey Pines golf course back through La Jolla and to the Hotel Del Coronado, I had been recommended by a friend to stop in at the Marine Room, a fine dining establishment known for its restaurant dining...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I used to live in San Diego a coupe for decades ago and was visiting on business recently and took a work colleague here. Just amazing location to watch the waves and folks enjoy the beach feet away from your table. Service impeccable. Good delicious...More

Thank RobfromPA
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The food was quite good, and the lobster dinner is actually pretty reasonable. The servers were uniformly pleasant and helpful. The atmosphere somehow felt like a throwback to the fifties. The view was lovely, but the water was nowhere near the windows. Would I do...More

Thank Cziel
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15 June 2017|
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Response from design007 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have an excellent bar and appetizer menu and the bar has view of the water.
5 July 2016|
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Response from Ronald N | Reviewed this property |
We were walking the shore in jeans and T-shirt and stumbled upon this great restaurant. We were lucky they had a table available. They made no problem of our simple clothing, but we did feel under dressed compared with the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Spindrift Dr., San Diego, CA 92037
    (La Jolla Shores Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-7222
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