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Market Restaurant & Bar

3702 Via de La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-4255
+1 858-523-0007
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“short ribs” (28 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (16 reviews)
“souffle” (6 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
3702 Via de La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-4255
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Market is consistently excellent. Although a 5 star restaurant the staff is very friendly and the ambiance is warm. The soups are unique, possibly one of a kind. This restaurant is highly recommended.

Thank WilliamNe
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The short rib, included with the beef duo, was better than at the much more expensive Addison. We very much enjoyed our early dinner at Market Restaurant and Bar. The bar looked impressive, but we went straight to our table and ordered an excellent wine....More

Thank dcstep
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Everything about this restaurant is 5 stars. Atmosphere, service, and most importantly the food. One of the best meals we have had. Can’t wait to go again!!!

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The restaurant week menu looked quite interesting. The food was perfectly plated, perfectly prepared, portions generous, creative. The ambience was pleasant, although the tables were a bit tight. A major problem is their corkage fee. At $25, it's a tad too high, but charging $50...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Market is, by far, our favorite restaurant in the San Diego area. The food is always, always delicious and beautifully served. The service is excellent without being intrusive, and the servers are knowledgeable about every dish/wine. You will never be disappointed at Market. You can...More

Thank Viaggiante118
Reviewed 24 January 2018

My wife and I went here for our anniversary. We have eaten here about 5 times over the past two years. Every single time, without fail, we have the most amazing food. This last time we had the Foie Gras appetizer, a shrimp salad appetizer,...More

Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The chef at the Market is the best in San Diego.His preperations are special and he uses the freshest vegetables and produce. He is consistently excellent. Very nice ambiemce and wonderful service

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Every aspect of the eating experience exceeded expectations. Complimentary tastings between courses were delicious and the chef made individual exceptions for 2 of the diners food restrictions (vegan and gluten free). The traditional meals were phenomenal, but the fresh locally grown vegetables made the vegan...More

Thank PapaJohn29
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Market has for your years provided an evening as exceptional or better than the last visit. An inventive and varied menu continues to surprise with creative presentations. The dining room acoustics allow for privacy. Service by waiters and staff are extraordinarily professional. Wonderful wine list....More

Thank tango25
Reviewed 13 January 2018

The innovative cuisine at Market is consistently outstanding, and we salute the chef. Beyond the quality of the food and wine, which is wonderful, the dining experience is enhanced by the carefully designed dining room, which softens the impact of sound and allows one to...More

Thank William M
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19 November 2016|
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Response from doug100worth | Reviewed this property |
We don't drink wine and Dale has two vodka with dinner. My guess is that dinner for two on this basis is about $150 plus tax and tip and well worth it
Debra K
9 May 2016|
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Response from Larry G | Reviewed this property |
They have a marvelous selection on their menu. I'm a picky eater and that limited my selection to ribs. They were in the $35 range and they were delicious and worth the value. The market also serves small surprise... More
Deborah C
29 October 2015|
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Response from Theresa T | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall the prices but comparable to the places we frequent in Houston. The service was above par, even brought us some free samples of new dish they were trying.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3702 Via de La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-4255
    (El Camino Real)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-523-0007
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