Marina Kitchen Dinner and Fireworks July 4th


Marina Kitchen Offers Picnic Buffet Featuring Holiday Favorites in Celebration of the Fourth of July

Marina Kitchen at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina is celebrating the Fourth of July with a down-home picnic buffet. The picnic menu features an assortment of holiday favorites from the kitchen of Executive Chef Aron Schwartz, including Cole Slaw Two Ways, Niman Ranch BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Jidori Fried Chicken, corn on the cob, a selection of mini pies, and more. After dinner, guests are encouraged to stay for the free fireworks display, which can be taken in from the restaurant’s magnificent view of the bay.

“There are many ways to enjoy the fireworks in San Diego, but there’s nothing better than having the show brought to you,” said Steve Pagano, Hotel Manager for the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina. “At Marina Kitchen, we want guests to feel at home, which is why we’re offering dinner and a show without the stress. Situated next to the San Diego Bay, the restaurant offers a prime viewing spot and hassle-free parking at the hotel. It’s a celebration fit for the whole family!”

The Fourth of July picnic buffet takes place from 5:00 – 10:00 pm and includes a four-course buffet with appetizers, soups and salads, a selection of main and side dishes, a carving station featuring 12 Hour Roasted Brandt Beef Brisket, and a dessert station. The buffet is priced at $36.00 per adult and $12 for children 12 and under.

The menu is as follows:


Watermelon and Blue Cheese Salad
Watercress, Banyuls Vinegar

Local Field Greens
Shaved Fennel, Cucumber, Carrots, Herb Vinaigrette

Cole Slaw Two Ways
Creamy and Vinegar Base


Niman Ranch BBQ Baby Back Ribs
Citrus BBQ Sauce

Jidori Fried Chicken
Maple Vinegar Sauce, Crystal Hot Sauce

Corn on the Cob

Warm Fingerling Potato Salad

Daily Grilled Fish
Charred Lemon

Hebrew National Hot Dogs (Kids)


12 Hour Roasted Brandt Beef Brisket
White Cheddar Mac & Cheese


A Selection of House-Made Mini Pies

Mini Strawberry Shortcakes

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Milk

Peach Crisp

Guests who dine-in early can grab a seat on Marina Kitchen’s VIP Observation Deck, located on the Coronado Terrace, where they can enjoy the Big Bay Boom Fourth of July fireworks display at 9:00 pm on the San Diego Bay. All diners will receive a coupon for free dessert to enjoy after dinner on the VIP Observation Deck, with a choice of Rocket Pops, ice cream cups or popsicles. A cash bar for adults will also be available.

To book your reservation for the Fourth of July picnic buffet at Marina Kitchen, call 619-699-8222 or book online at For the latest details on Marina Kitchen, like Marina Kitchen on Facebook or follow Marina Kitchen on Twitter.


Marina Kitchen is the epicenter of a new food and beverage experience at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina. With panoramic views of the bay from its indoor and outdoor dining space, focus on serving “modern comfort food” using fresh, seasonally available ingredients, and wine program with a distinct West-coast orientation, Marina Kitchen is quintessential Southern California dining at its best. Marina Kitchen’s contemporary design, lounge atmosphere, and cozy and private seating arrangements make it the perfect place for guests to dine, work, gather with groups, and play. For the latest information, follow Marina Kitchen on Facebook or Twitter.


The centerpiece of the inspiring San Diego Bay, the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina offers 1,360 guest rooms, more than 75,000 square feet of meeting space, and a 446-slip marina. Adjacent to San Diego Convention Center and steps from the Gaslamp Quarter, this downtown San Diego hotel’s location provides convenient access popular attractions like the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. The iconic hotel recently completed a comprehensive 100 million dollar transformation and boasts a lush resort pool area, state-of-the-art fitness center, deluxe accommodations, and top-notch cuisine at three waterfront restaurants. For additional information visit

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