This is what we did this year… it was awesome!
The 3rd Annual Dine Out Escondido! restaurant week is happening January 24 – 30, 2016 with 28 fantastic restaurants to enjoy! #DineOutEscondido
Many new restaurants are joining in…
The Wooden Spoon, Burger Bench, Hacienda de Vega, Cute Cakes, Sunny Side Kitchen, A Delight of France, Il Forno, Chili’s Grill & Bar, North County Tavern+Bowl and Black Angus Steakhouse!
Savor the diverse culinary flavors of Escondido by taking advantage of this fantastic opportunity to visit your favorite restaurants and create new experiences! Enjoy a showcase of artisanal foods and the creativity of our fantastic chefs and restaurateurs.
Whether you’re looking for craft beer foodie pairings, local farm-to-fork delights, chef-owned culinary experiences, international flavors, high tea or home cooking… Escondido’s fantastic restaurants have something for everyone!
You’ll find amazing California cuisine as well as French, Italian, Salvadorian, Mexican and more! Each restaurant is celebrating Dine Out Escondido! and they’re ready to welcome you!
Dine Out Escondido! Restaurant Specials
(check restaurant websites for open hours)
Vintana Wine + Dine
1205 Auto Park Way | 760-745-7777
$7 Super Eats & Drinks – all night anywhere in the restaurant
– Chef Deborah Scott’s Signature Pepita Crusted Brie with roasted garlic and jalapeno jelly, $7
– Vintana’s Bacon Wrapped Dates, $7
– 7 Vodka Infusions for $7
The Wooden Spoon
805 East Valley Pkwy | 760-745-0266
3-Course Dinner – $40
Fisherman Stew: Calamari/Tomato Broth/Dried Currants/Olives/Toasted Garlic
Pork Scallopini: Arugula/Burrata Cheese/Preserved Lemon/Balsamic/Roasted Grapes
Olive Oil Cake: Pistachio Gelato/Orange Marmalade
Lunch: Wed-Sat 11:30am-2pm; Dinner: Tue: 5:30-9:30pm, Wed-Sat: 5-9:30pm; No reservations.
Offbeat Brewing Company
1223 Pacific Oaks Place | 760-294-4045
4 for $5 taster flight! Four (4oz) tasters of your choice for five dollars.
Growler+Fill: 1 liter growler + fill and/or 2 liter grower + fill = 15% off
(and they often have some crazy amazing food truck hanging around 🙂
Cocina del Charro
890 W Valley Pkwy | 760-745-1382
Pork Adobada Street Tacos Dinner – with black beans and rice. $10.99
Surf & Turf Burrito Dinner – Diced Carne Asada, six large shrimp, rice, black beans, diced onion, chopped cilantro wrapped in a large flour tortilla. Smothered with our awesome Sonora sauce. $15.99
Grande Peligroso Cadillac Margarita – Peligroso tequila, triple sec, sweet and sour, and a 50 ml bottle of grand marnier. $12.99
Mangonada – Tequila, Triple Sec, Lime Juice, Mango Puree, Chamoy and spiced rim. Gotta try this one! $10.99
Drink specials available all day.
Carin de Ria
3440 Del Lago Boulevard | 760-781-1340
Dine Out Escondido Sampler | $12
Pancit with vegetables, classic lumpia, grilled pork skewers OR grilled chicken, with any stew OR soup.
Fresh Filipino Goodness – Mon-Fri 11am-8pm; Sat-Sun 9am-8pm
Black Angus Steakhouse
296 E Via Rancho Pkwy | 760-489-8420
Top Sirloin Meal | $19.99
8 oz. of Black Angus Beef Top Sirloin, aged a minimum of 21 days for maximum depth of flavor, seasoned and expertly grilled over an open flame. Served with warm molasses bread and your choice of two Classic Sidekicks.
Mon-Thu 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 10am-9pm
Hacienda de Vega
2608 South Escondido Blvd | 760-738-9804
3-Course Meal | $25
Petite de la casa salad or cup of chicken soup
Street Taco Trio, mix and match any three tacos; Churro platter to share (2 guests)
Choice of House Margarita or Wine or Soft Drink
North County Tavern+Bowl
200 E Via Rancho Pkwy | 760-690-2300
Bacon Blue Cheese Burger at a 20% discount!
Fresh-ground angus chuck topped with blue cheese crumbles, bacon, balsamic-glazed red onions, lettuce, and tomato served with chipotle aioli. Includes salt+pepper fries and kosher dill pickle. Regularly $13.95
Chili’s Grill & Bar
1105 W Valley Pkwy | 760-737-5101
Dinner + Drinks For Two | $35
– 2 Presidente margaritas– upgrade to 2 platinum Presidentes for only $4
– Appetizer – Pick any app from our $20 Dinner for 2 menu
– 2 Full-size entrees– choose any two entrees from our $20 Dinner for 2 menu
– Share a Dessert– Chocolate Molten, brownie, cookie or cheesecake
(No substitutions & price does not include tax)
Mon-Thu 11am-10:30pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11:30pm; Sun 11am-10pm
On The Border
298 E Via Rancho Pkwy | 760-233-9777
3-Course Fajita Special for Two! | $20.16
Start with a bowl of Original Queso, enjoy 2 orders of fantastic Chicken Fajitas, and finish with a full order of 5 sweet Sopapillas!
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237 Eeast Grand Ave | 442-999-5700
Parmesan-Crusted Grilled Cheese Melt and Lobster Bisque | $9
The ultimate comfort food to warm you up during the cold winter days. Enjoy savory melted cheese between artisan sourdough grilled to buttery, crunchy perfection. Paired with a decadent lobster bisque to put you over the top.
Mon-Sat 11:30am-8pm; Sun 12-8pm
417 West Grand Avenue | 760-747-5000
Maine Scallops | $29
Orange Blossom Mousse | Carrot | Cipollini Onion | served with Butternut Squash Risotto
Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner: Mon-Thur 5-9:00pm; Fri-Sat 5-10:00pm
122 South Kalmia Street | 760-745-6500
Prix Fixe – with your favorites: $12
Start with a Pour Over Coffee or Soda; Enjoy a Panini, Salad or Half ’n Half; Finish with a Small Gelato or Brownie
Mon-Sat 8am-9pm; Sun 9am-9pm
Intertwined Bistro and Wine Bar
113 East Grand Avenue | 760-432-9839
20% off Dinner!
Enjoy your favorites from Chef Boyd’s amazing menu or discover new dishes that you’ve been wanting to try and receive 20% off your meal (excludes alcohol).
Sunny Side Kitchen
155 South Orange Street | 760-294-4450
Free cup of handcrafted soup when you order any sandwich or salad!
Jalapeño Grill & Cantina
503 West Grand Avenue | 760-233-1104
Prime Rib Dinner – $13.95
6oz Prime Rib flavored with our Signature House Seasoning then slow roasted to optimum tenderness and flavor. Served with Aujus and Creamy Horseradish. Complete with fresh bread, soup of the day or salad and choice of Baked potato, Jalapeno mashed or rice pilaf along with vegetables.
Camarones Costa Azul – $13.95
Succulent Shrimp stuffed with cheese wrapped in bacon, dipped in the fryer to crisp the bacon and finished on the grill sauteed in butter and spices. Served with limes, salsa fresca and guacamole.
Plan 9 Alehouse
155 East Grand Avenue | 760-489-8817
Plan 9 Burger, Wings & Beer Tasters | $25
Plan 9 Burger – Sage infused all beef patty topped with balsamic grilled red onion, peppercorn encrusted house bacon & mixed greens with a blackberry goat cheese spread. Your choice of fries, sweet potato fries, salad, or fresh fruit.
PLUS 2 chicken or duck wings and your choice of any 4 beer tasters.
345 West Grand Avenue | 760-745-5278
Sweet Signature Specials – $5.00
Slice of our Signature Carrot Cake OR our delicious Southern Style Bread Pudding… with 16oz. Brew Coffee or Loose Leaf Tea
Mon-Thur 8am-7pm; Fri 8am-8pm; Sat 8am-5pm
525 West 2nd Avenue | 760-855-1318
El Molcajete: Strips of tender grilled chicken or steak in our famous spicy roasted tomato sauce. Served in a molcajete bowl with grilled cactus, fresh Mexican cheese, and a green onion, rice, refried beans, guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo. $12.95
Carne Asada Guadalajara: A generous strip of tender flap meat with a cheese enchilada, rice, and refried beans with fresh guacamole, sour cream, and pico de gallo. $13.95
Kettle Coffee & Tea
119 East Grand Avenue | 760-738-8662
50% discount on all food and drink! Wow!
Cuscatlan Salvadorian Cuisine
221 East Grand Avenue | 760-291-1225
Buy 1 Get 1 free Pizza or 20% off entire bill – a great way to enjoy a pizza or try our amazing Salvadorian cuisine!
A Delight of France Bakery & Bistro
126 West Grand Avenue | 760-746-2644
1 free mini pastry with a purchase of $12 or more of a breakfast or lunch dish.
The Grand Tea Room
145 West Grand Avenue | 760-233-9500
Receive 20% off your “Traditional Tea” lunch!
(Minimum of two lunch orders per table, no splitting)
Vinz Wine Bar & Tasting Room
201 East Grand Avenue | 760-743-8466
Tapas & Beer Flight | $13
Hop breaded fried mozzarella with hop infused aioli, a chorizo eggroll and a fresh fish mango ceviche
Plus a flight of 3 – 3oz craft beers (based on availability of taps that week)
3-Course Surf & Turf Dinner | $30
Scriracha Coconut Ahi Poke | Filet Mignon Oscar | Fresh fruit Panna Cotta
Il Forno Ristorante
340 East Grand Avenue | 760-317-1000
Dinner for 2 | $25
2 Pastas with meat sauce and 2 glasses of house wine!
Tax & gratuity not included.
The Continental Deli
120 South Kalmia Street | 760-745-8007
New York Italian Lunch | $8
Barnyard Grinder – Turkey, Capocola, Hard Salami and Provolone on a 6″ Baguette with Wise Chips and a New York Seltzer Soda!
113 West Grand Avenue | 760-745-3835
1 free appetizer or dessert for a table of 2 guests
(This offer is only valid for guests dining in the restaurant and purchasing entrees at full price. It may not be used with the Trois et Trois menu.) Wed-Fri 11:30am-2pm & 5-9pm; Sat 5-9pm
Full Downtown Escondido Dining Guide and Attractions Map – printable PDF
About California Restaurant Month
California Restaurant Month is a promotional initiative created by Visit California in 2011, designed to encourage post-holiday travel to the Golden State during the month of January and to continue to position the state as the top culinary destination in the country. Visitors can go to www.DineInCA.com to see which destinations are participating and for direct links to their local websites for offer details and participating restaurants.
- California is the top destination in the U.S. for culinary travel, with visitors drawn to the rich and diverse wine, craft beer and food product.
- California produces 90 percent of American wine and is one of the leading agricultural producers in the U.S.
- California has more than 400 agricultural crops, attracting some of the greatest chefs who enjoy creating with the freshest ingredients.
About Visit Escondido
Visit Escondido promotes Escondido’s great variety of attractions, events, and things to do in the heart of San Diego’s North County Inland area. Escondido is home to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido and renowned events such as Cruisin’ Grand, as well as scenic and urban wineries, craft breweries, unique arts & theatre, culinary experiences, and a vibrant historic downtown. Additionally, there are many outdoor activities to take advantage of in the beautiful year-round climate including golf, hiking, biking, fishing, equestrian and sporting events.
Go to VisitEscondido.com for a complete calendar of events, dining, lodging, arts, outdoor activities and attractions information, or call 760-839-4777. The Visitors Center is located at 235 East Grand Avenue and is open Tuesday-Friday, 10am – 4pm.