San Diego Restaurants...

The Lodge presents two distinctive San Diego dining options: A.R. Valentien and The Grill. A.R. Valentien is our top-rated signature restaurant featuring a magnificent setting, superior cuisine and elegant décor.

The Lodge is also home to a variety of culinary events, including our weekly Artisan Table, the annual Celebrate the Craft, Craft Food & Beer Series, and holiday specials.

  1. A.R. Valentien

  2. The Grill & Bar

  3. Artisan Table

  4. The Art of Baja

  5. Chefs

Dining at A.R. Valentien

AR Valentien

The Top 10 Farm-to-Table Restaurants!

Most dedicated locavore eateries in the U.S.A.

It’s not just a meal.. it’s an experience!

The Lodge’s signature restaurant, A.R. Valentien, takes its name from a talented early-1900’s California artist whose works in ceramics, watercolors, and oils are now valued collectors items. A.R. Valentien features fresh regional San Diego cuisine served in an elegant, timbered room overlooking the 18th hole of Torrey Pines Golf Course. The restaurant’s decor also includes an exhibit of original Valentien artworks.
Reservations: 858.777.6635

A.R. Valentien Reservations

Hours of Operation

Breakfast Monday - Friday 6am -11:00am
  Saturday - Sunday 6am - 11:30am
Lunch Monday - Friday 11:30am - 2:30pm
  Saturday - Sunday 12pm - 2:30pm
Dinner Daily 5:30pm - 10pm



A beautiful San Diego dining experience...

Best Hotel Dining!

Critic's Pick - San Diego Magazine


Craftsman architecture with metal-strap post and beam:

The restaurant itself is a tribute to Southern California heritage and Craftsman architecture, with a metal-strap post-and-beam structure, handcrafted wood-framed windows, stained-glass lanterns and a frieze painted with pine boughs. The layout of the restaurant is also conducive to elegant San Diego fine dining, with several small rooms and plush booths to lend intimacy.

The Grill at Torrey Pines - Now Open

Enjoy the Expanded Patio and the New Menu from Executive Chef Jeff Jackson

Providing guests an exclusive view of the iconic Torrey Pines Golf Course. The Grill is a popular dining destination at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. A favorite place for gathering with friends and family, The Grill invites locals and visitors to lounge beside cozy fire pits, taste local craft beers beneath an artfully designed trellis and enjoy meals from the restaurant’s custom-built wood-burning suite. The latter serves as the foundation for nationally acclaimed Executive Chef Jeff Jackson’s slow-cooked, farm fresh menu. Whether coming together for breakfast, lunch or dinner, The Grill’s welcoming ambiance and thoughtful team promise a memorable experience for guests and an ongoing dedication to local ingredients, sound craftsmanship and the creative California spirit.
Reservations: 858.777.6641

Grill Menu
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner | Dessert | Kids | Bar | Beer, Cocktails and Wine

Hours of Operation

Breakfast Monday - Friday 6:00am - 11:00am
  Saturday - Sunday 6:00 am - 11:30am
Lunch Monday - Friday 11:00am - 5:00pm
  Saturday - Sunday 11:30am - 5:00pm
Dinner Daily 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Open Table at The Grill

The Artisan Table Every Thursday at 7:00 pm

Enjoy a unique farm-to-table San Diego dining experience with an Artisan Table Dinner at The Lodge's signature restaurant, A.R. Valentien. This intimate, communal meal with 10 to 24 at the table is set on the heated outdoor terrace overlooking Torrey Pines Golf Course and the Pacific Ocean.

Executive Chef Jeff Jackson and Chef de Cuisine Kelli Crosson present their weekly Artisan Table Dinners family style in four courses. The menu selections are carefully paired with wines from Sommelier Paul Krikorian.

$95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Space is limited.

For Reservations Call 858.777.6635

Signature Wine Series

In addition to our weekly Artisan Table dinners, join us for our Signature Artisan Table Wine Dinner Series each month which features a local winery and special guest host.

July 28th
Special Host: Doug Shafer, Owner
$175* per person

FarNiente/Nickel and Nickel
August 18th
Special Host: Bruce Mooers, President
$175* per person

Keller Estate
September 15th
Special Host: Ana Keller, Owner
$145* per person

Raptor Ridge Artisan Table
October 13th
Special Host: Annie Shull, Proprietor and Director of National Sales & Marketing
$145* per person

*Price is inclusive of selected wines/beers, exclusive of tax and gratuity.

The Art of Baja

Sold Out

An Evening with Drew Deckman & Valle de Guadalupe

July 15, 2016
Reception begins at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Tickets are available for $125 per person (exclusive of tax and service fee).

The Art of Baja Menu


Esteemed Executive Chef Jeff Jackson has put together a four-course family style dinner highlighting traditional dishes and ingredients from this unique region, which will be prepared on the outdoor rotisserie. The dinner will feature wine connoisseur and Michelin starred Chef Drew Deckman as well as Hugo D’Acosta, the premier wine guru of Valle De Guadalupe who will showcase rare wines normally unavailable in California.

For those who prefer hops to grapes, Eugenio Wendtlandt of Wendtlandt Brewery, voted Best Mexican Brewery 2015, will also be in attendance in addition to other craft beer selections from the Agua Mala region.

The reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the intimate dinner taking place on The Grill’s newly designed patio from 7:30-9:30 p.m.


Chef Jeff Jackson

Executive Chef Jackson

Acclaimed Executive Chef Jeff Jackson has been credited with being one of the original pioneers of the farm-to-table movement in San Diego. With a classically French-trained culinary background, Chef Jackson has earned numerous awards and accolades for his innovative yet simplistic style of cuisine. He founded the nationally-recognized Celebrate the Craft festival, and now brings his iconic dedication to farm fresh ingredients to The Grill at The Lodge at Torrey Pines.

Chef de Cuisine Kelli Crosson

Chef de Cuisine Kelli Crosson

Chef de Cuisine Kelli Crosson brings a lifelong interest in real food to The Lodge at Torrey Pines. From her upbringing on a forty-acre citrus orchard to attending The French Culinary Institute in New York, Crosson’s style embraces a simplicity conveyed through dishes that allow fresh and naturally flavorful ingredients to shine. She enjoys the rush of the kitchen as much as bringing people together to dine and enjoy each other’s company, and her focus extends beyond the kitchen line to ensure an impeccable guest experience.

Chef de Cuisine Chef Wiegan

Chef de Cuisine Chef Wiegand

Chef de Cuisine Kyle Wiegand learned to love fresh, sustainable, ingredients under the mentorship of decorated Chef Jeff Jackson. Also an avid home-brewer, Chef Wiegand is currently en route to earn his cicerone certification. As Chef de Cuisine of The Grill at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, Chef Wiegand hopes to combine his passions for craft beer as well as organic, locally produced food to create a sustainable and unique style of cuisine.