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NBCSanDiego.com: New Restaurants to Try in July

NBCSanDiego.com: New Restaurants to Try in July: From North County to downtown, there are plenty of places to try this July

By Sarah Grieco

July 31, 2013 | NBCSanDiego.com

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Are your taste buds craving something new? Well get out of the kitchen and in to these new restaurants in San Diego.

See who’s serving up fresh dishes around the county:

AVANT

17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, Rancho Bernardo
Located inside the luxurious Rancho Bernardo Inn, this newly remodeled restaurant offers sweeping views of the golf course paired with tasty locally grown food.

Bang Bang
526 Market St., Downtown
This might be your new favorite happy hour downtown. With Asian-inspired dishes and drink with a kick, you’ll want to start all your weekend nights here.

Iberico
909 Prospect Street, La Jolla
This trendy new spot in La Jolla has Spanish-style tapas and an abundance of seafood dishes. The food isn’t the only thing that shines—the restaurant’s décor is also welcoming and bright.

Karl Strauss Tasting Room
5985 Santa Fe St., Bay Ho
Though it’s technically not a restaurant, the new tasting room for Karl Strauss opening on July 27 promises to have food trucks visit on the regular to pair with its excellent brews.

Lucky Bastard Saloon
840 5th Ave., Downtown
Nearly 40 screens decorate the inside of this new bar downtown so you can keep your eyes on the game. Want to play yourself? There’s pool, beer pong and shuffle board tables available for use.

Magnolia Tap & Kitchen
624 E St., Downtown
If you’re craving southern comfort cooking, head downtown to this new spot. While there’s no happy hour, the drinks and grub are good enough to pay full price.

Priority Public House
576 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas
Curb your craft beer fix at this new North County drinking hole. Happy hour offers $2 starters and a buck off brews and cocktails.

Sea & Smoke
2690 Via De La Valle, Del Mar
This highly anticipated restaurant by chef extraordinaire Matt Gordon has North County locals clamoring for a seat at any table – inside or out. 

Southpaw Social Club
815 J St., Downtown
Chef Rich Sweeney of Top Chef fame has opened up this new ballpark-adjacent spot in the heart of East Village. It’s a perfect place to go before a Padres game, and a great place to drown your sorrows when they lose afterwards.

Wonderland Ocean Pub
5083 Santa Monica Ave., Ocean Beach
A welcome addition to Ocean Beach, Wonderland has unparalleled ocean views that pair well with their craft cocktails and beers. The classy twist on bar food is highly sought after, so make sure to get there early.