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Vela at Hilton San Diego Bayfront

1 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-7897
+1 619-564-3333
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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1 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-7897
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely restaurant is attached to my home-base hotel, the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. The restaurant is spacious, there is a lot food on offer, with an extensive variety, and different breakfast options, depending on how hungry you are! The staff are very friendly. I...More

Thank RoryMorty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food, service and view are all great they are for sure baked into the price of the food. I understand so I enjoyed it all.

Thank GManEagle
Reviewed 4 April 2018

It may seem like a simple thing, but when people go out of their way to help make me a non-dairy meal, it makes a BIG difference to my experience. Antonio was the Omlette Chef and dipped into his personal stash olive oil to make...More

Thank Nicholas C
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I wanted to eat something light so decided to try the hotel’s restaurant Vela! I finalized my day very satisfied and with the best desert ever for a chocolate lover! Salads were delicious and service was outstanding! The octopus was delicious! I will be back!

Thank MichaelDergar
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

My guest and I were tired and didn’t want to leave the hotel for dinner. The black grouper was tasteless with a salsa that didn’t help the flavor. The pork chop had a sweet sauce that my companion scraped off the meat.

Thank taxdestroyer
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This was a surprisingly good restaurant, particularly for a hotel restaurant. I ate here twice, and the food was excellent, particularly (and surprisingly) the seafood. Service was a bit too enthusiastic, but that's better than being ignored. Wine list was decent. The only downside is...More

1  Thank JK4321
Reviewed 22 January 2018

this restaurant is inside the Hilton Hotel they provide a regular menu plus a breakfast buffet which was good value

Thank alameagirl
Reviewed 22 January 2018

After flying all night, we got into town early Sunday morning. We had to wait hours for a room to be ready, so we wanted to get something to eat without the hassle of taking a taxi and going to a restaurant. We decided to...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Vela was almost empty when we were there for dinner, and we had a waitress to ourselves, I believe. She was great and took care of everything we needed. The menu is rather short on choices, but the food was perfectly cooked. When we had...More

Thank alreadypacked1
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Perfect breakfast spot! If you're greeted by Melanie, she will make you feel welcome with her beautiful smile. Travis who works the bar area is the hardest working man you'll find. Personable and makes everything perfect!

Thank Laura P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-7897
    (Harbor Drive/Park Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-564-3333
  • This restaurant is at Hilton San Diego Bayfront
With an emphasis on global coastal cuisine and wines that span all oceans, Vela is a revolutionary culinary concept. Showcasing breathtaking views of the bay, this San Diego waterfront restaurant features a unique wine list and a menu that truly thrives on the principle of "farm to fork."
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