Welcome to the Marine Room. You might have heard of this place through word of mouth or all over social media, so here’s a bit more information on one of the most coveted reservations near San Diego.
The Marine Room is one of the most scenic restaurants in San Diego, specializing in upscale fine-dining in a building right along the shore. The floor-to-ceiling windows create a beautiful daytime atmosphere with lots of crisp light and that iconic San Diego sunlight, whether it’s midday or during a pink and purple sunset. At night, the waves of the ocean move with the moon in serene waves or crashing against the windows in an exciting event known as High Tide.
Don’t be fooled into thinking that the Marine Room is all hype with no substance. It ranked in OpenTable’s Top 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America and San Diego Magazine’s Most Romantic and Best Chef.
On the menu you’ll find a lot of fresh, sustainably-sourced seafood, great cuts of meat, and signature cocktails at a high-price point, making it best for a romantic date or special occasion.
Day time is an optimal time for eating lunch here for the best ocean views, but sunset and high tide are the prime dining experiences. Unfortunately, high tide dining is only available for one season out of the year.
When are the best times to book to experience High Tide?
If you want to experience waves crashing against the window in a breathtaking show, you’ll have to wait until summer. High Tide is typically during the summer months, when Mother Nature does its thing and the waves crash against the window and the sea, making for a spectacular dinner and a show.
If you decide to go, make sure to snag a reservation well in advance, as the restaurant was listed as one of the trendiest TikTok restaurants in the U.S.