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Marine Room

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2000 Spindrift Dr., San Diego, CA 92037 (La Jolla Shores Drive)
+1 858-459-7222
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing views and food. Love it here. The service was also very good and the ocean view was so beautiful

Thank madstucson
Omaha, NE
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102 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We dined here as part of a "dine around" for a corporate incentive trip that I attended in Carlsbad. We had a private room in the back that was right on the water. We had plenty of seafood appetizers, which were all delicious. I chose the Pistachio Lobster Tail for my main course and was not disappointed. For dessert I... More 

Thank Playa03
Winnetka, Illinois
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The Marine Room consistently provides breathtaking views and amazing food. You cannot miss the target here. The food is always fresh and wonderful. I find the menu to be creative but simple and accessible- Some restaurants want to impress you with all sorts of ingredients and methods you have never heard of, these guys just want you to love their... More 

Thank AdamL60093
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We went on lobster night and enjoyed waves crashing into the building. Views at sunset are exceptional. Decor and service have a 1960/1970s feel. Maine lobster was well prepared but definitely second place to the overall view and room.

Thank fishaday
Sun City, Arizona
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392 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were visiting from Phoenix. I reserved for a romantic dinner. Everything was high class. The drinks, wine selections and lobster fixed in inventive ways were superb. The Prix Fixe Sunday dinner was elegant.

New York City, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had heard about the Marine Room for many years but have only just recently been able to get to the West Coast and go. It lived up to every bit of the hype and reputation. The view is amazing with the waves rolling into the windows. We were lucky enough to a corner window table and it was so... More 

Thank JandC_NYC01
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92 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We had not been to the Marine Room in a few years, and we were pleasantly surprised. The food was excellent (ahi main and trio starter; lobster, ahi and kampache). The decor/ambiance is marginal, but the location, food, and service were excellent. We will go back. A tastefully done remodel would make it an amazing place.

Thank Sailsurfgolf
Seattle, Washington
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148 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

A lovey, but expensive, hang out for old rich white folk with great view of the breaking waves. The food art is lovely- every dish is little sculpture. But the vibes are a bit oppressive.

Thank Eric D
San Diego, California
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Okay, you're reading the title of the review and I know what you’re thinking and it’s not that. (smile) My wife and I had the chance to partake of the breakfast buffet Friday before Valentine’s Day. As is the case with many places in San Diego parking is limited but they’re happy to valet for $10. Once inside, you instantly... More 

Thank Greg S
San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went to The Marine Room for a nice dinner for my son's birthday. Told the waiter that we were there on a recommendation and that it was my son's birthday. The waiter was quite cold and didn't smile one time during the entire meal. After the main meal was done, the waiter brought out a dessert assortment with a candle... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?