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1201 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2569 (12th & Camino Del Mar)
+1 858-792-7737
11:30 - 21:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

While in Del Mar, we made reservations for dinner and were not disappointed. This restaurant, serves beer and wine only, which is fine. We were not hungry enough for an appetizer, which was good once dinner arrived. I ordered flat iron steak with a cauliflower puree that was beyond tasty, and perfectly cooked as requested. My husband ordered the pork... More 

Thank mulliganshores
Alta Loma, California
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232 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Sunday Brunch at the beach ! Ginny our sever, was OUTSTANDING ! We ordered the Chiliquiles $16.25 (overpriced) which were excellent, the selection of beers and a wide variety of Mimosa's were outstanding. The Caesar Salad $12.95 (EXTREMELY over priced and under prepared)... The salad consisted of about 6 leaves of Romaine lettuce and some dressing that was pre-prepared. I... More 

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San Diego, California
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308 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We'd somehow gained the impression this place served cocktails but actually this location doesn't have a full bar. As a result we ended up getting seated at our table early while we waited for our guests to arrive. The hostess was very helpful in getting us seated early after she'd explained there was no bar. A reasonable, but quite short,... More 

Thank 0591TimS
San Diego, California
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had made a reservation for the three of us, picking my daughter up from the airport we always want to take her somewhere fun! I had heard this was an intimate place with great food. The hostess was completely rude when we wanted to sit more towards the windows where the view and better part of the seating is... More 

Thank winterSDiegans
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has their own creations, drink wise and food wise. The appetizers thru deserts are delicious. Everyone who works there is so nice and the service is not slow. Your food comes quickly. Love this place. Sit outside over looking downtown Del Mar.

Thank allana s
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Worst service I have ever seen, very arrogant receptionist, had many tables empty but was told to wait in the seating area. After 10 minutes I asked why we haven't been seated and was told they only had two servers so we would have to wait. Wow, talk about poor management. Don't think this restaurant will be in business much... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Here on business trying out Del Mar dining. On Tuesday night had the Osso Buccho and it was phenomenal! Nicely presented, but the flavor was amazing. Fork tender, complex. And they said it was one of the 4 best things on the menu. I will definitely go back and try the other 3.

Thank GMRoos
Del Mar, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I have had very mixed experiences here. First the good: I have had 3 fabulous brunches at Prep Kitchen! From the coffee to the Ricotta Dognut Holes, the special pancakes, the toast, the Chilaquiles and the Applewod Bacon scramble were all amazing. I have also found the service to generally be very friendly and the hostesses really try to seat... More 

Thank Julie L
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Their brand is known for local, fresh san diego fare, but I would never visit this location again. We started off with terrible service, items we ordered were never received, our waters were perpetually empty, and we had a long wait to order even though it was 2pm in the afternoon. I suspect our waiter was also running the bar... More 

Thank Bethany S
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our family used to go to this location for breakfast since we could walk to the ocean after we ate. I thought the food was freshly made everyday. The very last time we ordered huevos rancheros it was cold and the eggs were too running. We asked them to warm it up since we trusted this place and thought maybe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2569
    (12th & Camino Del Mar)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-792-7737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?