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5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130
+1 858-314-2727
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“sea bass” (14 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 19:30All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130
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Reviews (268)
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1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Amaya is in a crisis. The revised menu is low class. The glasses is from Pier 1. No one is focused. Orders are mistaken. Sadly, the hotel now has no restaurant. Light Olive Garden, just no unlimited bread.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have enjoyed various meals at Amaya at Fairmont's Grand Del Mar as a guest of the hotel. The food is fresh and well prepared, the setting is gorgeous and the service is superb. Cindy will be one of the lovely hostesses to welcome you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate at Amay at the Grand Del Mar Hotel and enjoyed the entire experience. The service was impeccable and the food was absolutely delicious. A very enjoyable experience!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar for 5 days on business, we had such a positive dining experience at Amaya, we ate here several times during our stay. The atmosphere is very inviting but the food and service is 5 star. I especially...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Fairmont for a few days prior to a 4 day conference and ate breakfast each morning on the patio, with a lovely breeze blowing on a sunny start to the day. The frittata was light and fresh, the eggs benedict tasty...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the resort is lovely and we've had a wonderful 7 days here thus far, we were shocked as to how bad the food was here given the previous positive reviews. We had dinner with one other family and the food was terrible. No taste,...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I looked at the menu and thought it was reasonable for a Fairmont. The hotel is gorgeous so expected a luxury experience from the restaurant. I think it's odd when you walk into a place of this caliber and sit a few mins. without being...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Over the years I had visited the Grand Hyatt in Del Mar. Besides eating in all their resturants I have arranged meeting with travel groups in their private rooms. With the new marque of the Fairmont group I decided to hold a lunch with five...More

FairmontGrandDelMar, General Manager at Amaya, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for your review and taking the time to speak with us about your experience. We always do our best to accommodate every special request, and it is disappointing that we were not able to deliver your preferred table. The valuable feedback you provided...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

we enjoyed this so much we went back again the same weekend. staff is attentive and friendly. food was excellent, even a simple omelette was well prepared and the hash browns were perfect. very relaxing and tasteful atmosphere. Beautiful setting with outdoor seating available

Reviewed 17 May 2017

A pretty patio, and cozy fireplaces help to make this classic resort restaurant special. I preferred breakfast and lunch to dinner here, but everything was fresh and good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 65
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130
    (Carmel Country Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-314-2727
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