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Mister A'S


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact


Choice of:
Local Farm Beets**
purple daikon, honey vinegar, tajin, crema
Hamachi Crudo
ginger, apple, buckwheat-cilantro chimichurri
Choice of:
House Made Tagliatelle**
artichokes barigoule, pomodoro, sweet chili
Bone Marrow Espuma, Yukon Gold
winter peas, chive oil, buttermilk, wild nasturtium
Choice of:
Mary's Farm California Duck^
croustillant, long bean almandine, huckleberry
Baja Striped Bass
butternut squash risotto, currant, pine nut, kumquat
Basmati Galette, Root Vegetables**
sunchokes, buckwheat, garlic yogurt
Choice of:
Chocolate Feuilleté
peanut butter pastry cream, chocolate fans, white chocolate cremeux
Carrot Cake**
aquafaba kisses, local carrots, ginger, toasted coconut sorbet
Mister A's is the penthouse, fine-dining destination of San Diego, and has been for over 50 years. Located just a few minutes from downtown, you will take the elevator to the top floor and look back out over jetliners sweeping past at eye level, the San Diego skyline, bay and Pacific, while enjoying Modern American cuisine, hand-crafted cocktails, and one of Wine Spectator's top-rated wine lists in the country. The culinary staff hand-selects local farm produce and the highest quality ingredients in every category to offer you selections that are made from scratch in house for brunch, lunch, dinner.. or simply the finest rooftop drinks and appetizers in town.
US$20 - US$60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a not to miss place to eat in San Diego. You get to enjoy delicious food and great service all while enjoying a one of kind view of downtown San Diego. We would love to return, but will keep this for another special...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank alexandrovaa22
Reviewed 4 days ago

Here with a business group of 48(!) on a clear, March evening. View was great (think watching airplanes land BELOW you), but the food was even better. The mushroom polenta appetizer was fantastic, as were the lamb chops (which also included some lamb shank on...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jessengee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was amazing, but what was really, really amazing was the view. It’s a 180° panorama of the entire city of San Diego, basically. And you get to watch planes come in and land at the airport. Pretty amazing. I’ll definitely come back...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SoxWin09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had planned on stopping here with my wife for a pre-dinner cocktail to enjoy the view I've heard about. The view is stunning. Not Grand Canyon breathtaking - but a fantastic view of San Diego. We simply sat at the bar to have a drink....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dave B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fine dining! A great place for a social occasion. The view is also incredible. Make reservations. If the weather permits, they have outside seating and it's incredible. Inside is wonderful also. Had the filet and it is was worth every penny. From top to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rossdmd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mister A's is truly an experience in that the amazing views and outstanding service provided by the staff makes it enjoyable. We ordered the duck and filet as main courses and the truffle gnocchi as an appetizer. My wife and I both agreed that the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 916ankitb
Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

Went for Valentine’s Day, driving 4.5 hours through pouring rain, landslides, car accidents, and flooded roads, but as is Mister A’s, always the best. Great hospitality, excellently prepared food, and great service, topped off by the best view of the city. Pricey, but always with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank prcesquire
Reviewed 3 February 2019

This is where my girlfriends took me for my birthday lunch. The pricing is in line with other high end restaurants and Jerry our server was the best! I had the fish & chips and the portion was so large I had to get a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 101FUNtravel
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

The food was just marvellous, great starter with tortellini and artichokes, a perfect fish platter as main menue and somebody taking care of you, who is attentiv and friendly. And the choolate surprise as dessert was even topping everything else😀😀😀🤗

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GiulioPe6300
Reviewed 31 January 2019

Parked easily on the street for our first time here. We had heard about it from friends and finally managed to go. We were ushered to the bar as the table was not ready. Fifteen minutes after our booked time we were taken to our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MicheleColette
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Emilia C
27 March 2017|
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Response from JoLynn M | Reviewed this property |
We went when they offered a preselected meal. The cost for 2 was $100 plus tax They only offer that once a year
20 August 2016|
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Response from jimandnatuk | Reviewed this property |
No - you have to pay for parking. It's about a $8 cab fare from Gaslamp District
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