Food & Dining Experiences

Looking for craft brewery foodie dining, farm-to-table fresh, chef-owned culinary experiences, international flavors, wine pairings on a patio, high tea or home cooking… Escondido has something for everyone’s palate!dine out escondido restaurant week

Start your morning with a fresh cup of organic Fair Trade coffee at local hot spot Kettle Coffee & Tea or breakfast at Swami’s Cafe. Afternoon tea is a great new and traditional experience at The Grand Tea Room. Savor freshly baked pastries or lunch at A Delight of France Bistro & Bakery. Celebrate the Irish way at O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub or explore the wine list at Vinz Wine Bar. Our wonderful Hispanic heritage is celebrated through our many Mexican restaurants… Steakhouse at Jalapeño Grill & Cantina, La Tapatia, Mi Guadalajara, Hacienda de Vega and Lourdes to name a few.

Enjoy the warm California sun and a fantastic craft brewery experience at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, Jacked Up Brewing, or Plan 9 Alehouse.

Many of the 20+ great restaurants in the historic downtown Grand Avenue district offer outdoor patio seating and unique inside ambiances. You’ll find amazing California cuisine as well as French, Italian, Salvadorian, Mexican, Irish, and more!
Here’s the Downtown Escondido Restaurant Dining Guide and Map – PDF

And don’t miss the cuisine of Chef Deborah Scott at the spectacular Vintana Wine + Dine, located on the Penthouse Level of the Lexus Centre of Escondido, Vintana offers a modern take on California Cuisine and picturesque views of the town and countryside.

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You’re Not Worthy” – At least, that’s according to the bottle of Arrogant Bastard Ale in front of you, but they’ll let you stick around anyway. They’re nice like that at Stone Brewing Co. and well-known for making some of the best craft beers in the world. Now you can kick back and watch them in action as you partake of their fantastic culinary and craft pairings at Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens. Stone has followed up their stellar beer reputation with an equally impressive menu, featuring locally fresh and naturally raised ingredients.

FARMERS’ MARKETS – Escondido has 3 weekly markets!
Enjoy local organic produce, flowers and other specialties that you won’t find in your local supermarket. Walking in a farmers’ market is a feast for the senses, with the freshest smells and colors of seasonal fruits and vegetables, flowers, herbs, nuts, and honey surrounding you. Other vendors may offer gourmet chocolates, salsas, fresh breads, fish tacos, coffee, crepes, BBQ and more!

Download flyer HERE or click on image.

North San Diego Certified Farmers Market
10:30am – 3:30pm, I-15 & Via Rancho Parkway (at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead)

Welk Farmers’ Market
3 – 7:00pm at the Welk Resort Village (north Escondido)

Downtown Certified Farmers’ Market

2:30-6pm on North Juniper at Grand Ave and Heritage Garden


Interested in area wineries or breweries? We encourage you to visit our incredible boutique and urban wineries or our three awesome craft breweries, including Stone Brewing Co.
Click here for a list of Escondido’s Wineries & Craft Breweries

Enjoy Escondido’s unique culinary eateries during “Dine Out Escondido!” restaurant week, held annually during the last week in January! Check back each fall for full details.

January 22-28, 2017








Food & Dining Experiences