Southern California Nature December 17, 2016
These 10 Seaside Restaurants In Southern California Have Magnificent Views While You Eat
Looking for some seaside destinations to add to your SoCal bucket list? Here are 10 gorgeous restaurants to explore that range from casual cafes to elegant fine dining. It’s hard to decide what’s more delicious – the ocean views or the mouthwatering food.
1. Splashes -- 1555 South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach
You can feel the ocean breeze at this popular eatery in La Jolla with an extraordinary menu featuring locally caught seafood, steaks and pork chops. Pictured here: a mouthwatering grilled pork chop.
2. Tony's on the Pier -- 210 Fisherman's Wharf in Redondo Beach.
Known as Old Tony's, this is one local spot that is everyone's favorite place to call home. The view is remarkable and the food is comfort-casual. Pictured here: Salmon and linguine -- two tasty things!
3. Coasterra -- 880 Harbor Island Drive in San Diego.
A classy upscale modern Mexican restaurant that sits right on the water. Feel the ocean breeze on your cheeks as you nosh on elegant dishes like Carne Asada, Pan Seared Scallops and Ceviche.
4. Gladstone's -- 17300 Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades.
This outdoor table looks like it's the best seat in the house. Pictured here: a beautiful and colorful plate of halibut atop pasta in a cream sauce.
5. Caroline's Seaside Cafe -- 8610 Kennel Way in La Jolla.
It's rare to have this kind of view without breaking the bank. Breakfast is especially popular here with a wide variety of items on the menu for every palate and every budget.
6. George's at the Cove -- 1250 Prospect Street in La Jolla.
This popular eatery in La Jolla has an extraordinary menu featuring locally caught seafood. Pictured here: Grilled octopus.
7. Waterman's Harbor -- 34661 Golden Lantern Street in Dana Point
Waterman's Harbor is a delightful spot in Dana Point where you can enjoy the calming scenery of the water while you dine on an elegant seafood meal. I can't decide what's more delicious -- the amazing view or those giant crab legs? I'll take both!
8. 3-Thirty-3 Waterfront -- 333 Bayside Drive in Newport Beach
Please note, 3-Thirty-3 Waterfront is no longer in business.
A towering burger and an ice cold beer right on the water in Newport. Now that's a perfect SoCal afternoon. And go ahead and stick around until sunset to catch this beautiful evening sky.
9. Shoreline Beach Cafe -- 801 Shoreline Drive in Santa Barbara
A cozy cafe right on the beach with an incredible ocean view is what you'll find at Shoreline. Having sand in your toes is the perfect accompaniment to a tasty happy hour menu with a variety of dishes and drinks to choose from that capture the beachy surroundings.
10. Edgewater Grill -- 861 W Harbor Drive in San Diego
You'll feel like you're on vacation when you're dining at Edgewater Grill in San Diego. Not only is the ocean view pretty epic, but they can turn an ordinary sandwich into a gourmet feast.
Aren’t these dining destinations in Southern California to-die-for? For more spots to eat, drink and be merry, you should check out these
breakfast spots in SoCal where you can start your day with a hearty meal.