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“Thank you for the enjoyable evening as always!”
Review of Marine Room

Marine Room
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Ranked #19 of 1,242 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$100
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: La Jolla Shores Drive
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We come to vacation in La Jolla about once a year if not more and the Marine Room is always on the reservation list. Beautiful location, great Service and excellent food. I made Opentable reservations for a party of 4 at 7:30 on a Wednesday night, requesting waterfront viewing table. Upon arrival, we were greeted and seated exactly where I requested.

We ordered cocktails while perusing the menu. Appetizers ordered was the Maine Diver Scallop and Hudson Valley Foie and Nebraska Prime New York Beef Carpaccio. Entrees were the Macadamia Blue Crab Cake, Sea Salt Crispy Skin Branzino and Sea Scallops with Shrimp. All the dishes, beautifully presented and cooked to perfection and tasted amazing. To top off the meal, we were presented with a delicious Hibiscus Meyer Lemon Tart for our Anniversary celebration to-boot!

Thank you for the enjoyable evening as always!

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Thank akdeepdiver
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

It was great to revisit the Marine Room while visiting La Jolla. This historic restaurant gets better with age. It's located in a residential neighborhood and is unique in every way. The views of the waves breaking right outside against the walls while you're dining is reason enough to visit but the 5 star gourmet food puts this restaurant in rare category. The chefs here are exceptionally talented. TRUE culinary artists. As talented as they are they are still willing to cook meals to the request of diners dietary needs. The menu is exceptional as is the staff. The waiters are happy to make recommendations and truly add to your dining experience. I would suggest calling to make a reservation if you plan to dine here. Walk ins are welcome but it can get busy here due to popularity.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

As you descend the stairs to beach level, you enter a warm and comfortable space with a cozy bar area and plenty of tables with great views of the beach and ocean.

The food is outstanding as is the service. There is a nice variety to suit everyone. As you can probably tell from the title, the Caesar salad for 2 is not to be missed. If I were by myself, I would order this for my meal. It is prepared table side. It is an experience!

If you are lucky enough to be in town for a high tide, then book early as the tables go fast to enjoy the waves crashing at the windows as you dine.

This is one of our go to restaurants whenever we are in San Diego or La Jolla.

Thank Matt B
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This is a restaurant perfectly situated at the beach.
Sunset dinners are the best, with waves rolling in under the setting sun.
It is also a good example of how to run a restaurant.
Seating is quick, service is very good, a great menu, a fabulous wine list, and the food is delicious.
Both of the appetizers were excellent, the main courses of lobster and branzino also.
Deserts, drinks, coffee were all great.
Highly recommended

Thank Bruno S
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a very nice dining experience here last night. The previous reviews really mirrored our experience. This is a seriously high quality establishment . The views alone make this a very special place. You truly feel that the ocean is part of the room. Service was extremely well orchestrated with an extremely professional wait staff . There is a palpable pride in their product.
Food was beautifully presented and perfectly prepared. The room was full yet there was still a very intimate feel. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank mw595
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