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Pacific Ocean views and inventive cuisine highlight the food and flavor of the California coast at La Valencia. From our Euro-style bistro to the Spanish-inspired La Sala Lounge, to the Mediterranean restaurant with ocean views, La Valencia offers a vibrant dining scene. Fresh-caught seafood, Mediterranean cuisine and local ingredients form the menu at The Med, while Cafe La Rue serves modern European fare in a bistro setting inspired by the art of hotel legend Wing Howard. The hotel is even proud to offer an exclusive dog menu on the outdoor patios for any four-legged friends to enjoy. In-room private dining encourages guest to dine in the privacy of their guestroom, suite, or villa and features special fare from the kitchens of THE MED.


Ocean View Restaurant features New American cuisine for breakfast and lunch, with an emphasis on seafood at dinner. Seasonal menu enhancements ensure that the finest ingredients are sourced and served. THE MED dining room features oak floors, wrought iron chandeliers, panoramic view windows, and is framed by a Spanish tile fireplace. An alfresco-covered terrace and sunny courtyard patio combine California's signature weather with great dining.

La Sala Lounge
La Sala supports THE MED with classic libations and an elegant lounge menu. The lounge provides live entertainment and spectacular views of La Jolla Cove.

Café la Rue
This brilliant eatery features Modern European cuisine in a casual bistro setting. Early morning continental fare make way for a fun and creative all day dining menu until late night. With daily happy hour and special events, Café la Rue is the La Jolla locals’ favorite.

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