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1. Mister A's

Bertrand Hug's “elegant” French-American perched on the 12th floor of an office building in Bankers Hill is a “classic” spot to take visitors or celebrate a “special occasion” thanks to the “spectacular” bay and skyline views – particularly from the outdoor terrace; the “excellent” French-inflected fare is ferried by “polished”, “attentive” staffers, and though bills are “expensive”, it's “worth it for a special day.”


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2. Asti Ristorante

Elevated riffs on classic Italian fare in the cozy brick dining room or on the romantic patio.

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3. Cafe Sevilla

This intimate and romantic, yet lively, Spanish restaurant features brick arches, dim lighting and black-lacquered ceilings. House specialties include an ever-popular and classic paella and halibut with salsa and goat cheese. The tapas bar offers more than 40 options, and the back bar is a sophisticated place where you can enjoy a pre- or post-dinner cocktail while being serenaded by local salsa, merengue and Spanish rock bands. Flamenco dinner shows are scheduled on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights ($39.50 to $47.50), and dance lessons for the downstairs club are available.

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4. Sushi Ota

“Hands down the best in San Diego” say the many fans of this Pacific Beach Japanese spotlighting chef-owner Yukito Ota’s “outstanding”, “inventive” sushi, sashimi, rolls and other “special delights” like fried oysters and soft-shell crab; prices are “a bit high” and the dining room is “plain”, “noisy” and “crowded”, but it’s “worth the wait to get a table.”

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5. Island Prime

“One of the best views in town” matches up with “excellent steaks and seafood” and an “extensive” wine and cocktail list at this Harbor Island waterfront stunner from the Cohn Restaurant Group; it's a little “pricey”, but pays off with “amazing” service and is a “great place to take out-of-towners”; P.S. the casual C-Level Lounge is a less costly option..

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6. Mister A's

This blue-domed rotating restaurant and bar sits perched atop the Hyatt Regency San Diego. The first rooftop restaurant in the city, it originally opened in 1967, then closed for a decade in the early 2000s. Recently reopened in summer 2014, the space now boasts a re-envisioned interior that's sleek and handsome. Full of large windows, you'll scope out breathtaking views of the city below. The menu is full of shareable small plates inspired by local, seasonal ingredients (including several grown on the restaurant's rooftop).

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7. Blue Water Seafood

Guy Fieri of "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" loves Blue Water Seafood and so will you. Absolutely nothing else is on offer other than fresh seafood cooked to order. Choose your fish or shrimp, pick a marinade, and ask for a sandwich, plate or tacos. It's that simple. The no-frills ambiance of this little Mission Hills gem lets the fresh, extremely reasonably-priced food speak for itself. Locals favor the fish tacos, oysters and the market for at-home preparation. Call in advance if you're placing a to-go order.

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8. Juniper & Ivy

“Extremely inventive without being precious”, this “hip” New American in Little Italy is a showcase for Top Chef winner Richard Blais' “amazing”, “playful” molecular cuisine and “superb cocktails” in a “lively” setting; service is “attentive” and an open kitchen gives diners ringside seats for the action, so although it's “a little pricey”, most say “it's a blast”; P.S. don't miss the “amazing” desserts like the housemade Yodel..

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9. Buon Appetito

Known for being small yet intimate Buon Appetito is famous for its homemade ravioli, lasagne, risotto and gnocchi that prides itself on being similar to a San Francisco-style eatery. They have a quaint bar with 50+ wines available. Try the lobster tail ravioli simmered in vermouth and served in a saffron sauce or linguine with clams, bay scallops, shrimp and mussels in a red or white sauce. Most importantly, don't miss out on the homemade tiramisu for dessert. They're known for excellent service though be mindful that it can get busy during peak times because it's such a local favorite.. .

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10. CUCINA urbana

CUCINA Urbana, located in Banker's Hill, is a California inspired Italian Kitchen and Wine Shop. Enjoy favorites such as pizza, Stuffed Fried Squash Blossoms, and Veal Piccata while dining traditionally or family-style. Locally-sourced and organic ingredients are used whenever possible while keeping most menu items at under $20. The decor mixes a modern kitchen and an old rustic farmhouse together with splashes of bohemian accents. Have a look around. Due to popular demand, some of the items in the restaurant are for sale, but act quickly as they can be one-of-a-kind.

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