5 Best Restaurants in Rancho Santa Fe

K. Ann Brizolis

Nestled amidst the rolling hills of San Diego County, Rancho Santa Fe is an exclusive community home to some of the most magnificent estates. Rancho Santa Fe offers the ultimate luxurious living with its stunning natural beauty, idyllic climate, and world-class amenities.
You will enjoy the many enchanting aspects of the area, such as the pristine beaches, picturesque countryside, and exquisite architecture, from the moment you arrive. Rancho Santa Fe is also home to fantastic eateries and is close enough to Del Mar to enjoy this coastal city's scenery and food scene. When you are in the mood to head out on the town to some of the best restaurants in Rancho Santa Fe, here are five places to visit.

Mille Fleurs

6009 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Mille Fleurs embodies luxury and refinement at its finest, and is renowned for its elegant decor, sophisticated ambiance, and world-class menu. The dining room is full of plush furnishings and pops of yellow on the wall to brighten the room. On the outdoor patio, mosaic fountains and yellow umbrellas bring more brightness to this delectable eatery.
The main draw to the restaurant, though, is its award-winning menu showcasing the finest in contemporary French cuisine, emphasizing locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. Whether you want brunch, lunch, or dinner, Mille Fleurs has a dish to satisfy your craving. There is a range of sweet and savory dishes, such as bone marrow and escargot to share or enjoy lemon pudding pancakes during brunch. Mille Fleurs offers an extensive wine and cocktail list alongside its cuisine.

Veladora Coastal Ranch

5921 Valencia Cir, Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Veladora Coastal Ranch is a resort transporting you to a world of elevated California cuisine, surrounded by stunning architecture, impeccable landscaping, and breathtaking views. Warm, rustic farmhouse-style architecture comes through in the wooden beams in the dining room, while the outdoor patio boasts several fountains.
The dining options at Veladora Coastal Ranch are equally impressive, with outstanding restaurants and lounges offering everything from fine dining to casual fare. For an afternoon or evening drink, head to the Pony Room, a bar with a large selection of local craft beers and over 100 types of tequila. For different dining options, make a reservation at the romantic Secret Garden or sit among the lanterns in the Sunrise Room. Guests at the resort can also wander the culinary gardens or have a nice poolside meal. Whether you want to spend a night dining at one of the several private dining rooms or enjoy a few relaxing days in the resort's luxurious rooms, Veladora Coastal Ranch is the perfect place to unwind while having a delicious meal.

Nick & G’s Restaurant

6106 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 
Nick & G’s Restaurant showcases the best in contemporary Italian-American cuisine, both in the restaurant and its Blu Social Lounge. The restaurant is known for its exquisite cuisine, impeccable service, and breathtaking ambiance. Inside the restaurant is a space full of wood accent pieces and bright neutrals to create a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere. Stepping into the Blue Social Lounge takes guests into a completely different world, full of deep blue walls and a pinkish-purple bar top exuding a contemporary and sophisticated atmosphere.
Nick & G's menu comprises carefully crafted dishes tantalizing to the taste buds. Enjoy a main course of crispy skin Scottish salmon, or indulge in a vanilla bean creme brulee paired with a selection of coffee, tea, or wine. If you want to experience live music, head to the Blue Social Lounge from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

2730 Via De La Valle #1906, Del Mar, CA
CUCINA enoteca Del Mar is a high-end restaurant embodying an elegant yet quirky vibe. Wooden chandeliers adorn the ceiling, while long chain garlands of toy horses hang next to the staircase. The restaurant's impeccable Italian menu is to delight even the most discerning guests.

Each dish is a masterpiece of culinary art, serving various dishes from seafood linguine with shrimp, clam, and squid ink to a refreshing garden salad with beets and sweet potato. There is also an extensive drink list, from wines to cocktails which perfectly pair with the different dishes. If you are searching for an unforgettable dining experience, this is the place for you.

MARKET Restaurant + Bar

3702 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA
If you want an upscale, earthy space for California fare, then MARKET Restaurant + Bar is the place for you. MARKET Restaurant + Bar is full of green, plant-inspired artwork, offset by the elegant, black decor of the seating and tables. The restaurant also focuses on fresh, locally sourced ingredients, further solidifying its natural ambiance.
Menu-wise, the restaurant serves a unique mix of classic California dishes such as big glory bay salmon, dished alongside fava beans and topped with a preserved lemon relish, and sushi at the restaurant's bar. Patrons can also enjoy unique, house-made cocktails and a refreshing glass of wine.

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