Dine Out Escondido! Restaurant Week

Dine Out Escondido! Restaurant Week is held during the last week of January each year… The 4th Annual Dine Out Escondido! restaurant week is happening January 22 – 28,  2017 with over 30 fantastic restaurants!

Enjoy the scrumptious and diverse specials from our highly-acclaimed chefs, restaurateurs, and eateries.

Savor the diverse culinary flavors of Escondido by taking advantage of this opportunity to visit your favorite restaurants and create new experiences! Cheers!

Here’s what happened this year… it was awesome! Check back in December for the updated restaurant list…

The 3rd Annual Dine Out Escondido! restaurant week happened January 24 – 30,  2016 with 28 fantastic restaurants!   #DineOutEscondido

Many new restaurants joined 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!
Participating Restaurants:

A Delight of France Bistro & Bakery
Bellamy’s Restaurant
Burger Bench
Cuscatlan Salvadorian Cuisine
Cute Cakes
Il Forno Ristorante
Intertwined Bistro & Wine Bar
Jalapeño Grill
Kettle Coffee & Tea
La Tapatia
Mi Guadalajara
Plan 9 Alehouse
Sunny Side Kitchen
The Continental Deli
The Grand Tea Room
Vinz Wine Bar
Around town…
Black Angus Steakhouse
Carin de Ria
Chili’s Grill & Bar
Cocina Del Charro
Hacienda de Vega
Offbeat Brewing Company
On The Border
North County Tavern+Bowl
The Wooden Spoon
Vintana Wine + Dine

(printable PDF list of Restaurants)

Dine Out Escondido!  Restaurant Specials
(check restaurant websites for open hours)

Around Town…

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 SpoonThe 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-Logo-w225-CRMiOffbeat 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 CharroCocina del Charro
890 W Valley Pkwy | 760-745-1382

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

Carin De Ria Filipino Goodness EscondidoCarin 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 SteakhouseBlack 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

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Hacienda de VegaHacienda 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

Tavern Bowl w300North 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 EscondidoChili’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 BorderOn 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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Burger Bench logo w300Burger Bench
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

Bellamy's RestaurantBellamy’s Restaurant
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

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EscoGelato Panini SaladsEscoGelato
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 & Wine BarIntertwined 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 KitchenSunny Side Kitchen
155 South Orange Street | 760-294-4450

Free cup of handcrafted soup when you order any sandwich or salad!
Mon-Sat 6:30am-2:30pm

 Steakhouse at Jalapeno Grill & CantinaJalapeño 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.

La Tapatia Restaurant & CantinaLa Tapatia Restaurant & Cantina
340 West Grand Avenue | 760-747-8282

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 AlehousePlan 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.

Cute Cakes
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

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Mi GuadalajaraMi Guadalajara Escondido
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

Kettle Coffee & TeaKettle Coffee & Tea
119 East Grand Avenue | 760-738-8662

50% discount on all food and drink! Wow!


Cuscatlan Salvadorian Cuisine
221 East Grand Avenue | 760-291-1225Cuscatlan Salvadorian Restaurant Pizza

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 & BistroA Delight of France Bistro Bakery
126 West Grand Avenue | 760-746-2644

1 free mini pastry with a purchase of $12 or more of a breakfast or lunch dish.

TThe Grand Tea Roomhe 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 | 760-743-8466Vinz Wine Bar & Tasting Room

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 | 760-317-1000Il Forno Pizzeria Escondido

Dinner for 2 | $25
2 Pastas with meat sauce and 2 glasses of house wine!
Tax & gratuity not included.

Vinz Continental DeliThe 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!

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Vincents RestaurantVincent’s
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

Dine Out Escondido restaurant week

About California Restaurant MonthCA 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 EscondidoVisit-Escondido-logo-RGB-web400
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.