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NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar

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910 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037 (Girard)
+1 858-964-5400
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06:30 - 21:30
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Sun 07:30 - 21:30
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Fri - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Temecula, California
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200 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My fiancé brought me here for Valentine's Day last night and it was one of the best meals we have had! From the impeccable service to the carefully selected courses everything was perfect. The prix fix meal started with a glass of champagne and an oyster amuse bouche which were the perfect pairing. We had the mushroom soup and the... More 

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Thank L S
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear LS: Needless to say, I couldn't be happier to read your review of your recent dinner at NINE-TEN. Valentine's Day is such a special day and we really appreciate you sharing the occasion with us. As you know from the food you experienced, Chef Knibb is one of the best chefs in the region, known for his ability to... More 

Toronto
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370 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice decor, great service with many of the condiments and dishes being made in the kitchen from scratch. Best ever soup of the day. Food and presentation was above average. As I tend to comment on cappuccino's ( being my favorite ) I have to admit mine was not hot. We'll be back. :)

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Thank Wild_Radek
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you, Wild_Radek, for taking the time to write a review of your recent brunch at NINE-TEN. I'm so happy you enjoyed the food so much. So many of our menu items are house-made, to include our wonderful croissants and pastries, our smoked salmon, our granola and our wonderful pastrami. I also thank you for the comment about the cappuccino... More 

Tyler, Texas
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were seated immediately, only two other tables had diners. Took a long time just to order drinks! We were so close to walking out, glad we decided to stay. Short rib sandwich and the Salmon BLT were amazing!

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Thank munchbugyc0c0
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Munchbugyc0c0: I am so glad to hear that you did not walk out after experiencing poor service upon arrival. It sounds as if we were able to turn things around for you with the amazing food and I will be sure to share your feedback with Chef Jason. I will also make sure to follow up internally to ensure... More 

Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We hosted our annual Christmas party at the Grande Colonial and this restaurant prepared all the food for the event. The appetizers, entrees and desserts were superb! We had brunch the next morning at the restaurant and again the food was delicious!

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Thank Leah S
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Leah: Thank you very much for bringing your company's Christmas party to our hotel. I am so pleased to hear how much you and your guests enjoyed the event and the food. I will be sure to share your comments with Chef Jason Knibb. We are so lucky to have him at the helm of NINE-TEN, which caters all... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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175 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Firstly, the food here is top rate - worth a 5 rating. The chef obviously knows what he or she is doing and the food quality is exceptional.We had duck and fish that were as fresh as we have tasted. It's a nice, intimate yet modern room with plenty of light and well spaced out tables. However, we will never... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a great stop off to watch from in downtown La jolla. People, fast cars it has it all. My wife was shopping, I needed a beer or wine pre Lunch. Where else to go when in SD. I enjoyed my time and good meal. Thoroughly recommended. My SD Friends first stayed here in 1990 when they moved from... More 

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Thank aholyman
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Aholyman: Your review made me smile. I too can’t think of a better place to stop and have a drink and meal while my wife is out doing the holiday shopping. You picked the perfect place, especially if you sat al fresco on the front patio, where people watching is the pastime. It’s a great spot to watch the... More 

Torrance, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Always make sure to have a meal at NineTen. Great food, great service. For breakfast, we love the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes. Cannot find this anywhere else. Delicious!

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Thank Laurie Y
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Laurie: Thanks for the 5-Star rating and for taking the time to provide feedback about your recent visit. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed Chef Jason's cuisine. His culinary style is to keep things simple, fresh and clean, while still being innovative and elegant. He always cooks within the season and uses what is available and... More 

Washington DC
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315 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Salmon Eggs Benedict and an honest-to-goodness baked, fluffy omelette. I couldn't remember the last time I got an omlette that wasn't eggs on the grill flipped over filling. What a find. Lovely fairly small hotel restaurant with great service and nice ambiance. And sunrise yet again - a reasonable price in LaJolla near the water.

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Thank FormerChicagoGal
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear FormerChicagoGal: It's a pleasure to read your comments about your recent breakfast at NINE-TEN. Thank you very much for taking the time to post feedback. I will be sure to share your notes with Chef Jason Knibb and his team. Meanwhile, we do hope you will have the opportunity to visit us again in the future...perhaps for dinner. It's... More 

Walnut Creek, California, United States
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298 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Tucked away in a classic hotel is this amazing restaurant. We eat lightly, but loved two specials they offered - a scallop crudo and a grouper special. Best grouper ever and we so rarely see it on the menu in CA. The wine list matches the food and the waiters are great at recommending pairings. Our friends also loved the... More 

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Thank Denise K
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Denise: On behalf of Chef Jason Knibb and our entire team here at NINE-TEN, thank you very much for the wonderful feedback you provided about your recent dinner. Chef Knibb is one of the best chefs in the region, known for his ability to pair unique items that compliment one anther beautifully. I'm so glad to hear that you... More 

San Diego, California
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Had a very nice dinner on the night of the World Series final. Needless to say the bar was hopping with cheers every few minutes. We had at our table entrees of short ribs, NY steak and lamb loin. All were top notch. It so happened that it was half price wine that evening and we shared a superb bottle... More 

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Thank jeanpaul70
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear jeanpaul70: Thank you for taking the time to post feedback about your recent dinner at NINE-TEN. So glad to hear how much you enjoyed the food. I will be sure to share your comments with our Chef, Jason Knibb. You chose the perfect night to visit, with all of our wines 1/2 price on Wednesdays. Glad you were able... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
06:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:30
Thursday
06:30 - 21:30
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
    (Girard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-964-5400
Description
An ongoing commitment to innovative cuisine using only the freshest local produce makes NINE-TEN a must visit for culinary aficionados. This intimate restaurant, led by Executive Chef Jason Knibb and Pastry Chef Jose Alonzo III, offers the perfect combination of sophistication and casual elegance and an ideal location along La Jolla's Prospect Street. Enjoy the best of the harvest from local artisan farmers, where produce is selected daily for the restaurant's Evolving California Cuisine. The bounty of the sea is also featured with local fish selections and items arriving daily from Hawaii and the North Pacific and Atlantic regions. Special prix fixe menus are available and feature matching wines from the extensive wine cellar. Enjoy dining indoors or on the sidewalk patio or outdoor terrace with glimpses of the ocean. A separate bar offers limited menu and happy hour specials daily. Open daily for breakfast and lunch and dinner nightly. Sunday Brunch is also offered.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?