San Diego Restaurants with Alternative Dining Options

La Valencia’s THE MED.

Support local San Diego restaurants with these tasty delivery, takeout and curbside options.

Edited by Brooke Knetzger.

BANKERS HILL

BANKERS HILL BAR + Restaurant
The popular Bankers Hill restaurant is offering takeout ordering directly from the restaurant and delivery through DoorDash. The team will also deliver meals curbside for those who would prefer not to get out of their cars. For all pick up orders, the restaurant will even include a complimentary dessert. 2202 Fourth Ave, Bankers Hill, 619.231.0222. bankershillsd.com

Il Dandy & Civico 1845
Though both restaurants have temporarily closed their doors, brothers Dario Gallo and Pietro Gallo, and both restaurant teams have joined forces to offer lunch and dinner delivery for zip codes 92101, 92103, and 92104. The combined simple menu will feature the modern Italian classics diners have grown to love from Civico and Il Dandy, including salads, pizza, pasta and few entrees. Wine delivery will also be available. Orders can be placed by calling Il Dandy at 619.310.5669. Take out orders are available for pick up at Il Dandy only. Valid ID is required for deliveries that include wine. Il Dandy, 2550 Fifth Ave #120, Bankers Hill. Daily Menu Offerings

 

CARLSBAD

“Camp Jeune”
Campfire and Jeune et Jolie have decided to close dining rooms for at least 2 weeks. However, to continue to provide food for their community and work for their employees, they have come up with a creative solution. Chef Andrew Bachelier, Chef Andrew Santana, and the teams behind both restaurants present “Camp Jeune,” a nightly family meal to-go. Priced at $28 per person, the meal will include 3 courses, with a unique menu available each night of the week. A rotating 3-course vegan menu option will also be available. Orders can be placed through either restaurant’s website and picked up curbside at Jeune et Jolie nightly from 5-9 p.m. 2659 State St Suite 102, Carlsbad, 760.637.5266. jeune-jolie.com

Park 101
Park 101 will be offering a curbside menu with booze for pickup. Choose from family packs serving four to eight people, or opt for a grab and go option. Meats include smoked tri tip, grilled chicken, pulled pork and more. Choose from sides such as mac n’ cheese or the house brussel sprouts. Call or DM to place order. 3040 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, 760.434.2217. park101carlsbad.com

Park Hyatt Aviara
The 5-star resort is offering to-go service from their daily menu offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. All orders subject to a 18% Gratuity Charge and pick up of food will be conducted utilizing no contact pick up at the front drive of the Park Hyatt Aviara. Please pick up your food at designated location. A team member will be available 6 feet from pick up location should you need additional assistance. Hours are 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p,m. to 11 p.m. Call 760.603.6920 to place an order. 7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad. hyatt.com

Toast Gastrobrunch
Carlsbad’s Toast Gastrobrunch will be offering takeout and delivery from 9 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. The full menu is available- order from menu items such as shrimp & grits, Nutella toast with nutella, banana, blackberries and toasted coconut, red velvet pancakes and more. 5970 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, 760.438.1212. toastgastrobrunch.com 

Urban Plates
On a mission to find innovative ways to continue to provide healthy, delicious, and clean-eating options for those at home, Urban Plates has waived Door Dash delivery fees; initiated Curbside No Contact Pickup; launched Family Meals (“ready to eat” and soon “heat and eat” full dinner spreads that feed 4); and now—exclusive to the San Diego market—”Fridge Stockers”. Also on offer: 50% off all bottles of wine, available for take-out and Curbside No Contact Pickup. 1923 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad, 760.652.5678. urbanplates.com

Vigilucci’s
Pasta dishes, savory veal, chicken, prime steak and seafood, and more menu items are available for curbside pickup or delivery via Doordash. 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 3878 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, 760.434.2500. vigiluccis.com

 

DEL MAR

The Butchery
The Butchery at One Paseo remains open and fully stocked. Head over for high-quality meats, artisan cheeses, craft beers, and wines. 3720 Caminito Court, Suite 0200, Del Mar, 858.345.1524. butcherymeats.com

CUCINA enoteca
CUCINA enoteca at the Flower Hill Promenade is offering pick-up and delivery Tuesday through Sunday from 4pm-7:30pm. The restaurant doubles as a wine shop, with affordable wines now 10% off. They will run your pick-up order out to your car. 2730 Villa de la Valle, Del Mar, 858.704.4500. urbankitchengroup.com

International Smoke
Each day, customers can order from the restaurant’s hottest dishes, meats and sides, including fresh baked cornbread, truffle caesar salad, NY strip steak, rib tip mac & cheese and more. The restaurant also offers various meal packages, feeding 4-8 people. The exclusive menu is available for store pickup and on delivery platforms including DoorDash and UberEats. 12-8 p.m. 3387 Del Mar Heights Rd #0100, Del Mar, 619.331.4528. internationalsmoke.com 

North Italia
North Italia is available for take-out as well as delivery on Door Dash. North Italia at One Paseo has adjusted store hours from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily, with extended hours til 10 p.m. on Saturdays. 3715 Caminito Ct, Suite 680, Del Mar, 858.252.7720. northitalia.com

Parakeet Cafe
Parakeet Cafe will offer to go, curbside and delivery orders at their La Jolla and Del Mar locations. New hours of operation are 7 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Order through the Parakeet Cafe app, Uber Eats, GrubHub, Postmates, EZ Cater, Office Express or Door Dash. 3745 Paseo Place, Suite 820, 858.345.1688. parakeetcafe.com

Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza
Sammy’s will be offering takeout and delivery, available daily from noon-8:30 p.m. Full menu is available. Choose from a selection of delicious wood-fired pizzas, pastas, salads and more. Available at all locations. 12925 El Camino Real, Del Mar, 858.259.6600. sammyspizza.com

Sweetfin Poké.

Sweetfin
Sweetfin is offering low to no-contact delivery and takeout. Order through the Sweetfin app, postmates, or directly through the website. 3705 Paseo Pl #1100, Del Mar, 858.810.6060. sweetfin.com

Urban Plates
On a mission to find innovative ways to continue to provide healthy, delicious, and clean-eating options for those at home, Urban Plates has waived Door Dash delivery fees; initiated Curbside No Contact Pickup; launched Family Meals (“ready to eat” and soon “heat and eat” full dinner spreads that feed 4); and now—exclusive to the San Diego market—”Fridge Stockers”. Also on offer: 50% off all bottles of wine, available for take-out and Curbside No Contact Pickup. 12857 El Camino Real, Del Mar, 858.509.1800. urbanplates.com

 

 

ENCINITAS

Fish Shop
All three locations- Pacific Beach, Point Loma, and Encinitas- are offering take-out and delivery. Take-out orders can be made by calling ahead. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Hours subject to change.1010 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas. thefishshops.com

Valentina
Valentina will offer pick up and local delivery services from 5 p.m. through 8 p.m. Orders can be called in or sent via text. The specialty to-go menu features a House Burger, Paella, and an array of Family Platter options. In addition, guests can order wine to go. The eatery will offer 50% off a third bottle with the purchase of two bottles of wine. Call in orders at 760.943.6686, and text in orders at 760.203.6237. 810 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas. restaurantvalentina.com

 

GASLAMP

Cafe 21
Place an online order for Cafe 21 Takeout by checking out the takeout menu at www.cafe-21.com/takeout to choose a selection of salads, sandwiches, desserts and more. Bonus points: guests ordering takeout via Cafe 21’s website automatically receive 21% off their first online order. Pick-up is currently only available at Cafe 21’s Gaslamp location. 802 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp. www.cafe-21.com/takeout

Spill the Beans
The downtown cafe is offering pickup for coffee and other drinks, bagels and breakfast sandwiches. 7 a.m.- 2 p.m. 555 Market Street, Gaslamp, 619.233.3836. spillthebeanssd.com

STK
STK San Diego is offering takeout and delivery options for guests to enjoy favorite STK Steakhouse signature dishes at home. Menu options include a selection of STK’s steaks with optional toppings, market salads, appetizers and sides. The restaurant is also offering a to-go $59 surf & turf special featuring an 8oz filet and lobster tail. Menu and ordering information can be found via the website. 600 F St, Gaslamp, 619.354.5988. stksteakhouse.com 

Sugar Factory American Brasserie
Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Theatre Box is offering its full menu for delivery through Uber Eats, including the long list of extravagant desserts. 701 Fifth Ave, Gaslamp, 619.814.2225. sugarfactory.com

HILLCREST

RustiCucina
Though temporarily closed for dine-in service, the restaurant is offering both delivery and to-go orders through GrubHub. Those who order takeout will receive 15% off their order, and the restaurant is also offering free delivery within a 5-mile radius. Menu items include delicious homemade pastas, soups and salads and antipasta such as arancini, bruschetta, and stuffed mushrooms. 3797 Park Boulevard, Hillcrest,  619.310.5291. rusticucina.com 

 

LA JOLLA

Candor by Giuseppe
The charming Italian restaurant will offer delivery as well as curbside pickup, which includes their entire menu and wines by the bottle. Order through the restaurant’s website, or by calling. 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. 1030 Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, 858.246.7818.  dinecandor.com 

Din Tai Fung
The popular Taiwanese restaurant that specializes in soup dumplings and noodles is open daily from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. daily for takeout and delivery. Westfield UTC, 4301 La Jolla Village Dr #2000, La Jolla, 858.375.5988. dintaifungusa.com

Mustangs & Burros
Estancia La Jolla Resort & Spa’s signature restaurant is introducing a to-go menu featuring menu favorites from the Baja-style eatery. Menu highlights include Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche, Mary’s Half Chicken Mole, and their acclaimed Salsas and Guacamole. To-go orders will be available for curb-side pickup at the hotel’s valet, and patrons will also receive a 20% voucher to use once Mustangs & Burros resumes dine-in operations. 9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, 858-964-6537. meritagecollection.com 

Parakeet Cafe.

Parakeet Cafe
Parakeet Cafe will offer pick-up, curbside and delivery orders at their La Jolla and Del Mar locations. New hours of operation are 7 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Order through the Parakeet Cafe app, Uber Eats, GrubHub, Postmates, EZ Cater, Office Express or Door Dash. 927 Silverado St, La Jolla, 858.412.5627. parakeetcafe.com

Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza
Sammy’s will be offering takeout and delivery, available daily. Full menu is available. Choose from a selection of delicious wood-fired pizzas, pastas, salads and more. 12-8:30 p.m. Available at all locations. 702 Pearl St, La Jolla, 858.456.5222. sammyspizza.com

Shake Shack
For those looking for a burger, fry or milkshake fix, head to Shake Shack, open 11 a.m. -8 p.m. daily for takeout and delivery. Westfield UTC, 4309 La Jolla Village Dr Suite 2350, La Jolla, 619.391.1570. shakeshack.com 

Sugar and Scribe
Look no further for a caffeine fix or a delicious bite to eat– the bakery and restaurant Sugar and Scribe is offering takeout and delivery. Order through the restaurants website. 7660 Fay Ave, La Jolla, 858.274.1733. sugarandscribe.com

THE MED
The Med at La Valencia is offering food to-go, available daily from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Enjoy Chef Timothy Ralph’s meals in the comfort of your home. Call to order. La Valencia Hotel, 1132 Prospect St, La Jolla, 855.476.6870. lavalencia.com

Urban Plates
On a mission to find innovative ways to continue to provide healthy, delicious, and clean-eating options for those at home, Urban Plates has waived Door Dash delivery fees; initiated Curbside No Contact Pickup; launched Family Meals (“ready to eat” and soon “heat and eat” full dinner spreads that feed 4); and now—exclusive to the San Diego market—”Fridge Stockers”. Also on offer: 50% off all bottles of wine, available for take-out and Curbside No Contact Pickup. 8707 Villa La Jolla Dr, La Jolla, 858.263.0818. urbanplates.com

We Olive
La Jolla’s beloved store and wine bar will remain open, with modified hours of 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Kitchen is available for takeout only, curbside delivery is available. Retail purchases and wine bottles are still available. 1158 Prospect St, La Jolla, 858.551.8250. weolive.com/la-jolla

 

LITTLE ITALY

Pasta from Bencotto.

Bencotto
The beloved Italian restaurant will offer take-out, as well as third party deliveries. Order your favorite handmade pastas daily from 3 p.m.- 8 p.m. 750 West Fir. Street, Little Italy, 619.501.0030. lovebencotto.com

Cloak & Petal
Little Italy’s Cloak & Petal is currently offering take out only. Choose from assorted sashimi, house rolls, entrees soups and more. Delivery coming soon. 4 p.m.-8 p.m. 1953 India Street, Little Italy, 619.501.5505. cloakandpetal.com

Farmer’s Table
The restaurant is offering curbside takeaway upon request at all locations. From March 16 to March 31, Farmer’s Table will offer 10% off all farm to takeout orders. 550 Date Street, Suite #A, Little Italy, 619.255.0958. myfarmerstable.com 

Il Dandy & Civico 1845
Though both restaurants have temporarily closed their doors, brothers Dario Gallo and Pietro Gallo, and both restaurant teams have joined forces to offer lunch and dinner delivery for zip codes 92101, 92103, and 92104. The combined simple menu will feature the modern Italian classics diners have grown to love from Civico and Il Dandy, including salads, pizza, pasta and few entrees. Wine delivery will also be available. Orders can be placed by calling Il Dandy at 619.310.5669. Take out orders are available for pick up at Il Dandy only, located at 2550 Fifth Ave #120 in Bankers Hill. Valid ID is required for deliveries that include wine. Daily Menu Offerings

The Crack Shack
Celebrity-chef Richard Blais is the brains behind this not-your-average chicken concept. Affordable family meals (Flock Meals) are available to feed you and your chicks. Take-out and delivery available. 2266 Kettner Blvd., Little Italy, 619.795.3299. crackshack.com

MISSION BEACH/PACIFIC BEACH

Miss B’s Coconut Club
Miss B’s will offer curbside menu available noon- 8 p.m. Choose from the Coconut Club Burger, Plantain Coconut Shrimp, Caribbean Taco Plate and more. Call or DM to order. Pre-pay and pick up curbside. 3704 Mission Blvd, Mission Beach, 858.381.0855. missbcoconutclub.com

Fish Shop
All three locations- Pacific Beach, Point Loma, and Encinitas- are offering take-out and delivery. Take-out orders can be made by calling ahead. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Hours subject to change.1775 Garnet Ave, Pacific Beach, 858.483.4746. thefishshops.com

The French Gourmet
The French Gourmet’s bakery is open daily from 7 a.m.–6 p.m., stocked full of soups, bread, quiche, sandwiches, pastries, French groceries, wine and more!  960 Turquoise St, Pacific Beach, 858.488.1725. thefrenchgourmet.com 

 

Mission Hills

Cardellino.

Cardellino
Pastries, pizzas, pastas, wine and more are available for curbside pick-up at Cardellino Restaurant from 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. The bakery is also open for pastries and coffee. 4033 Goldfinch St, Mission Hills, 619.600.5311. cardellinosd.com

Farmer’s Bottega
The popular eatery is offering to-go breakfast and lunch from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily, and well as to-go dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a delicious farm to table experience in your dining room. 860 West Washington Street, Mission Hills, 629.458.9929. farmersbottega.com

 

NORTH PARK

Louisiana Purchase
Louisiana Purchase is offering a curbside menu available noon- 8 p.m. Order individual plates such as the Alligator Andouille Cheesecake, Crawfish Monica Ribeye and the Crab Cake Goddess. Family-style options serving four people include a Fried Chicken Basket, Pasta Jenny, Blackened Catfish and Gumbo Pot. Call, email or DM to place an order.  2305 University Ave, North Park, 619.255.8278. louisianapurchasesd.com 

One Door North
The restaurant is offering “take and bake” pizzas and bottles of wine in addition to their full menu being offered to-go. Wine bottles are offered with a “reverse corkage” fee meaning all bottles under $50 are 50% off to-go. Curbside pickup is available. 3422 30th St, San Diego, 619.618.1285. onedoornorthsd.com

Original 40 Brewing Company
Original 40 Brewing Company is offering beer to go (including kegs) and food pick-up. The full menu is available. Menu includes greens and bowls, burgers, gnocchi and more. 2-6:30 p.m. 3117 University Ave, North Park, 619.255.7380. orginal40brewing.com

The Smoking Goat
The Smoking Goat is offering its entire menu to-go, allowing patrons to have a little French fine dining in the comfort and safety of their home. Curbside pickup is also being offer so guests can pay for and receive their order without having to leave their car. 3408 30th St, North Park, 619.955.5295 . thesmokinggoatrestaurant.com

Tajima
All locations are offering to-go orders, which can be placed online via the the Tajima website. Choose from a selection of delicious ramen dishes, fried rice, gyoza and more. 3015 Adams Ave, North Park, 619.756.7517. 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. tajimasandiego.com

Tribute Pizza.

Tribute Pizza
Tribute Pizza is offering their beloved pizzas and menu items via curbside takeaway and contact-free delivery. Order online directly or over the phone- there will be no transactions on site. Hours subject to change without notice. 3077 North Park Way, North Park,  619.450.4505. tributepizza.com 

 

POINT LOMA

Cesarina
Point Loma’s Cesarina is offering takeout and delivery on their delicious Italian cuisine. Choose from antipasti such as their deep fried zucchini blossoms, fresh homemade pastas and more. 4161 Voltaire Street, Point Loma, 619.226.6222. cesarinarestaurant.com

Fish Shop
All three locations- Pacific Beach, Point Loma, and Encinitas- are offering take-out and delivery. Take-out orders can be made by calling ahead. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Hours subject to change.1110 Rosecrans St, #100, Point Loma, 619.794.2449. thefishshops.com

 

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS

Madison on Park
Neighborhood lounge and eatery Madison on Park will be offering take-out from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m.  featuring the restaurants approachable Mediterranean and Southern California fare and delivery is also available through Postmates and Door Dash. 4622 Park Blvd, University Heights, 619.269.6566. madisononpark.com

Pop Pie Co.
University Heights’ beloved pie shop continues to offer its menu to-go and guests are able to order online for both takeout and delivery (through Postmates). Additionally, they are offering curbside pickup to phone orders and orders placed through their app. Guests can call the shop once they’ve arrived and a team member will bring their order out to their car. They are also selling frozen pies for guests to purchase and bake at home. The pie shop’s sister scoop shop, Stella Jean’s, located next door, is offering pints to go of favorite flavors like S’mores, Madagascar Vanilla and Earl Grey Citrus Tea Cake. 4404 Park Blvd, University Heights, 619.501.4440. poppieco.com

Rare Society
Pick up perfectly grilled steaks, sides, wines and icecream curbside at Rare Society. Available daily from 5- 8 p.m. 4130 Park Blvd, University Heights, 619.501.6404. raresocietysd.com

 

Photos: THE MED courtesy Bay Bird PR.  Sweetfin courtesy Sweetfin. Parakeet Cafe courtesy Parakeet Cafe. Bencotto courtesy Chemistry PR. Cardellino courtesy Cardelino. Tribute Pizza courtesy Tribute Pizza. 

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