A Forward Idea in Dining

AVANT Restaurant is now open for indoor and outdoor dining.


Hours of Operation:

Wednesday-Saturday, 4pm-10pm

Happy Hour:
4pm-6pm ($1 oysters and $15 glasses of Champagne)

AVANT "Vine to Table" Dinner Series
Avant's very own Chef de Cuisine Christopher Gentile and Rancho Bernardo Inn's Sommelier and Cellar Master Joe Baumgardner have teamed up with Schramsberg's epic vintner Hugh Davies for a one-night-event that is sure to be to remembered! Reception and hors d'oeuvres begin promptly at 6:00pm, followed by a carefully curated five course tasting menu replete with Schramsberg Vineyard wine pairings that will begin at 6:30pm. $165/person, inclusive of food, alcohol, service charge, and tax

June 25th, 6pm on our AVANT Patio

Future Dates:
July 15th – Keenan Winery with Owner and Winemaker Michael Keenan
August 12th – ZD Wines with Regional Sales Manager Scott Billeci
September 23rd - Frank Family Vineyards with Southern California Ambassador Amber Regan

Bookable on OpenTable under "Experiences"

Venture forward with bright new flavors fresh from the sea, farm, and garden. Savor cocktails, wines, and beers uniquely created with an artisan’s touch. Experience what tomorrow tastes like.

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Lively and sophisticated with a dash of daring, AVANT focuses on unpretentious, approachable cuisine with homegrown culinary touches paired with handcrafted classic cocktails, local craft beer, and limited production wines from around the world.

AVANT draws on the best of wine country dining – inspired culinary exploration, leisurely socializing, and the freshest of seasonal ingredients – and moves it forward with a contemporary California mindset. Our culinary team serves vibrant, creative dishes and artisan libations that embrace items foraged, farmed, hunted, and fished. With an inviting setting defined by indoor/outdoor design, dynamic spaces, and social settings, AVANT is a San Diego dining experience you don't want to miss.

AVANT Table 65, a private demonstration kitchen, offers small groups of up to 14 direct access to AVANT’s chefs, their secrets to spectacular results, as well as private events in the intimate space. To learn more about AVANT Table 65, click here.

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