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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. Celebrate The Craft

  5. Beer Garden

  6. 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

New - Live Entertainment

Enjoy a drink and unwind to Jazz on the nylon string guitar with Dan Papaila!
Wednesday thru Friday - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

A.R. Valentien Menu
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner | Dessert | Wine

A.R. Valentien Reservations

Hours of Operation

Breakfast Monday - Friday 7am -11:00am
  Saturday - Sunday 7am - 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

New - Live Entertainment

Relax and enjoy live music on the expanded outdoor patio and lounge complete with five fire pits at The Grill.

Wednesdays and Thursdays - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Music by Alex Guillen

Fridays and Saturdays - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Music by Mike Nelson

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.
For Reservations Call 858.777.6635.

$123* per person (all inclusive)



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.

Chappellet Artisan Table
November 10
Special Host: Amy and Dominic Chappellet - Owners Chappellet Winery
$240* per person (all inclusive)


Special Holiday Signature Dinner
Thornton Winery
December 8th
Special Host: John Thornton, Proprietor + David Vergari, Winemaker
$175* per person (all inclusive)


* This price admits one adult. Includes family style dinner and wine pairings, taxes and service charge. All guests must be 21 years or older. Includes tastings, 8% sales tax and 20% service charge. Additional gratuities are not expected.

These events are subject to availability, capacity limitations, and weather conditions. All sales are final. There are no refunds, cancellations or retroactive discounts.

Celebrate the Craft

14th Annual Celebrate the Craft

October 30, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tickets are available for $135* per person

Join us as The Lodge at Torrey Pines presents one of Southern California’s premiere food festival created to showcase regionally grown ingredients, the finest chefs, food artisans, wine and craft beer.

The 14th Annual gathering to Celebrate the Craft will take place on Sunday, October 30th at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. For the past 13 years, Celebrate the Craft has been one of southern California’s premier showcases for growers, vintners and brewers from the region’s most renowned farms, bakeries, wineries, breweries, and confectioners. Join us as these artisans come together for an annual celebration of the very best of California’s culinary offerings.

For more information visit the Celebrate the Craft website.


*This price admits one adult. Includes taxes and service charge. Includes tastings, 8% sales tax and 20% service charge. Additional gratuities are not expected.

Beer Garden


November 13, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tickets are available for $85 per person (exclusive of tax and service fee).

There is no better setting for the closing event of San Diego Beer Week than overlooking the beautiful Torrey Pines Golf Course and Pacific Ocean. The Beer Garden brings together the best of San Diego’s breweries and local chefs to celebrate the craft beer movement. With 28 breweries and 14 chefs, the SDBG Beer Garden is a truly unique and delicious beer and food pairing event. Each admission includes unlimited tasters of beer and food.

The event benefits Chef Celebration Foundation and San Diego Brewers Guild.



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.