Poseidon Del Mar
1670 Coast Blvd Del Mar, CA 92014
San Diego is known for nothing if not its beautiful and romantic coastal restaurants. No matter what city you’re in, there’s sure to be a restaurant that will provide you with that unique dining experience you’re seeking. The Poseidon restaurant in Del Mar is no different.
Sporting gorgeous wood interiors with gold and glass fixtures, the true gem of the restaurant is its ocean-side porch seating. Even on a cold winter’s night, outdoor heat lamps keep the chill off. From the tables you can hear the soothing crash of the water upon the sand and watch couples and families strolling or cavorting on the beach.
Atmosphere aside, Poseidon boasts a robust, seafood-centered menu. For dinner, we enjoyed the Oven-Roasted Mahi Mahi and the Couscous and Vegetables tasting. The Mahi Mahi is a delightful dish featuring a slice of tender fish, coated in macadamia nut crust, served over a bed of coconut basmati rice. Vermicelli crisps and a ginger-soy beurre-blanc round out the exquisite tastes of this dish. Though primarily a seafood restaurant, they’re no slouch in the kitchen with the Couscous and Vegetables tasting. All of the vegetables in the dish were tender, the couscous perfectly done, and the tastes complimentary.
One of the more delightful aspects of our evening was the unexpected celebrity sightings. Greenbay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Office star, Brian Baumgartner.