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rancho bernardo inn restaurants

A Tastemaker’s Paradise

Choose from an array of dining options where outdoor seating is in abundance. Artful, diverse, and casually sophisticated, our restaurants dare you to try something new and invite you to explore — in whatever way you are most comfortable. With a talented team running an award-winning culinary program and an onsite garden, having a meal and drinks at Rancho Bernardo Inn is always an experience. 

Contemporary California Cuisine


Venture forward and transcend the ordinary with the bright new flavors of our seasonally driven menu — fresh from the sea, farm, and garden. Our signature restaurant is lively and sophisticated with a dash of daring. When you come to AVANT, you come to experience what tomorrow tastes like.

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Casual Dining with Spectacular Views

Veranda at Rancho Bernardo Inn

Join us for a casual meal and cocktails at this San Diego Restaurant with a stunning view. Relying on locally sourced ingredients, the new menu features Mediterranean dishes with a Southern California twist. A newly designed patio offers a place for al fresco dining or a spot to cozy up in plush lounge furniture by the outdoor fireplace.

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Your Local Hangout Spot

The Bar

With shuffleboard and five plasma TVs, The Bar is the perfect place to sink your teeth into delicious, comfort-food standards and craft brews.

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So Many Flavors

In-Room Dining

Enjoy a meal in the comfort of your quarters, where you can choose to have a hearty breakfast before stepping out or unwind with a casual meal on the balcony. In-Room Dining is available daily.

7:30–11:00 am
All-Day Menu
11:30 am – 10:00 pm

Coffee Shop & Cafe

Café Granada

Grab your morning Starbucks, some pastries, or a quick to-go meal. Located just off the lobby, this cozy dining spot offers house-made delicacies baked daily, as well as fresh salads, and grab-and-go sandwiches right next to a business center with high-speed internet. It also hosts local artists quarterly.

Customized Just For You

Private Dining

Maybe you're celebrating your grandfather's 80th birthday with all his kids and grandkids, and maybe you're looking for a special, quiet place to pop the question. Our private dining venues offer the perfect setting to delight in Rancho Bernardo’s legendary cuisine in a festively unforgettable way.

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Poolside Bites and Beverages

At the Pool

Pack your bag with all the pool-day essentials, including a room service menu. Read, relax, take a swim, but don't worry about lunch. We'll take that to your cabana, lounger, or wherever you happen to be at either the Santiago or Bernardo Pools. Service available daily from 11 am – 5 pm.

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Our Talented Team

With unrelenting passion for what we eat and drink bolstered by years of experience honing their craft, our top-rated team of seasoned professionals runs a culinary program second to none.

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Eat Well to Live Well

At Rancho Bernardo Inn, we’re committed to designing menus around the season’s bounty. Taste the nutritiously fresh ingredients picked at the peak of their flavor from our very own Chef's Garden.

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Vine-to-Table Events

Pull up a chair for an exclusive five-course wine and menu-tasting experience that takes place quarterly and revolves around a theme. This is a wine and spirits-forward program that you don’t want to miss.

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Happy Hour at The Bar

With a nod to its earliest days as the place for a post-round beer and sports talk among locals and guests, The Bar’s vintage-inspired interiors are now a venue for pub-style favorites and a menu of cocktails, beer, and wine by the glass. Happy Hour is from 2–5 pm daily and features $5 drinks (beer and wine) and a selection of $5 bites.