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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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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“amuse bouche” (16 reviews)
“short ribs” (24 reviews)
“souffle” (6 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
3702 Via de La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-4255
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Market is the premier dining choice for fine cuisine and service in our area. Great for birthday's and anniversaries with great service and wonderful food. Make sure you have a reservation as it is very popular particularly on weekends and during the horse racing...More

Thank Garey C
Reviewed 1 week ago

When first entering Market I thought I entered a time warp and was transported to a restaurant in the 1970’s to 1980’s. Low lighting, older patrons and bar and lounge at the entrance. Well, maybe as a reminder of what great restaurants where in the...More

Thank caneguy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited San Diego as part of a week long Southern California trip. I found the Market Restaurant and Bar by doing some research on line before we left and am I glad I did. I am also glad we had GPS because it would...More

Thank denverssj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided very last minute to dine at Market on the last night of Restaurant week. We did not have a reservation and were lucky to secure a table in the bar area. We were very well attended to and despite the...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I had the melon soup which came out as a stacked, fruit salad in a herb infused broth that was not more than an inch high in the bowl -- hardly a soup. Moreover, the melon just did not go well with a savory broth...More

Thank scott w
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

It amazes me how talented Chef Carl Schroeder must be to keep creating such dishes following the Hyper Seasonal availability of produce and flavors. With a very upscale atmosphere and professional staff, it stands above most restaurants. It only prepares dishes from local fresh produce...More

1  Thank JBMD1
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We ate here for the first time and expected good food and service but our experience far surpassed our expectations. We actually ate at the bar. The bartender, Vinny was terrific. We asked for his recommendations and they were spot on from the wine to...More

Thank Wondermore
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had a birthday dinner for 7 at the restaurant last week. Everyone had a wonderful meal and the manager stopped by twice to make sure everything was okay. Very thoughtful. I had the lobster dish and it was especially good. The lobster was tender...More

1  Thank crownpacificgroup
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The seabass is my favorite....a short drive from Del Mar and well woth it! They have a wonderful grapefruit salad.......their desserts are yummy!

Thank Teri2010
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Phenomenal experience when you arrive at a restaurant, they know it's your anniversary not only at the entrance, but management and waitstaff. Amuse bouche was excellent, along with the rest of dinner. The important details missed were as follows: Waiter asks about allergies, I say...More

Thank BorDa123
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Questions & Answers
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
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
28 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
US$10 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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