North City

Arrivederci
3845 Fourth Ave.
San Diego, CA
92103
Arrivederci was Antonino Mastellone’s first restaurant in San Diego, which opened in 1995 on Fourth Avenue near University, followed by a second location in El Cajon. At the time, he never dreamed that the future would include the growth of a hugely successful business. Both Arriverderci restaurants offer traditional menus for lunch and dinner, including soups, salads, pastas and pizzas.
www.arrivederciristorante.com
(619) 299-6282
Baci Restaurant
1955 Morena Blvd.
San Diego, CA
92110
sandiegobaci.com
(619) 275-2094
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Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant
2202 Fourth Ave.
San Diego, CA
92101
Owned and operated by restaurateur Terryl Gavre and three-time James Beard Award nominee, Chef Carl Schroeder, Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant combines award-winning cuisine with signature drinks and eclectic architecture. The menu features an array of American favorites with a gourmet twist including the BH burger, barbecue pork tacos and the acclaimed parmesan truffle fries.
www.bankershillsd.com
(619) 231-0222
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Bleu Bohème
4090 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
92116
Located in the Kensington area of San Diego, Owner and Chef Ken Irvine says he opened Bleu Bohème because he loves neighborhood restaurants. “When my guests walk through our doors, we want to take them away to a “different place”, he says. “What sets us apart is our stellar service, quality cuisine and a unique ambiance.”
bleuboheme.com
(619) 255-4167
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Breakfast Republic
251 N El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA
92024
The Encinitas location is the first North County location for the brand, and is also the largest at 3,500 square feet plus an additional 700 square foot patio space. New décor/design pieces for this location include an ‘egg-cellent’ lounge area with egg chairs and tables, and cheeky sayings written across booth tables. 
www.breakfastrepublic.com
(760) 452-2121
BUNZ a Burger Joint
475 Hotel Cir S.
San Diego, CA

92108
Burgers are made with Certified Humane Meyer’s Natural Angus beef, buns from Bread & Cie and Sadie Rose (choose your own bun: sesame, brioche, whole wheat, ciabatta or protein-style). Enjoy housemade condiments and locally grown produce from Suzie’s Organic Farm and other area growers whenever possible.
bunzsd.com
(619) 298-6515
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Buona Forchetta
3001 Beech St.
San Diego, CA
92102
Located on a sleepy corner of the South Park neighborhood, Buona Forchetta serves one of the finest Napoleon-style pizzas in town. Day or night, the small patio is packed with hungry patrons, drawn by the many accolades streaming online and through word-of-mouth.
buonaforchettasd.com
(619) 381-4844
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Caffe Calabria
3933 30th St.
San Diego, CA
92104
The heart of this cafe is coffee where roasting, brewing and preparing espresso is a culinary art. From espresso extraction to milk texturing, seasoned baristas create caffeinated masterpieces.
caffecalabria.com
(619) 291-1759
Chef Chin Restaurant
Barons Marketplace
11828 Rancho Bernardo Rd.
San Diego, CA
92128
Chef Chin is a Chinese restaurant in Rancho Bernardo serving fine cuisine with a mix of American Chinese, Shanghai, Szechwan, Taiwan, Korean, and Japanese entrees.
chefchin.com
(760) 699-4835