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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. Chefs

Dining at A.R. Valentien

A.R. Valentien will be closed January 2 - 6 for some exciting new enhancements. Dining is available at The Grill adjacent to the Torrey Pines Golf Course. For reservations or inquiries, please call 858.777.6641

AR Valentien

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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

Holiday Season of Flavors

Holiday Season of Flavors at A.R. Valentien

Featuring the finest flavors of the season and locally sourced dishes by Executive Chef Jeff Jackson, The Lodge at Torrey Pines is a dining destination for the holidays. Join us for pre-fixe and specialty menus for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Years, and share a delicious new tradition with friends and family.

Oysters and Champagne at A.R. Valentien

Oysters and Champagne at A.R. Valentien

Every Friday this December, A.R. Valentien is celebrating the holiday season with a special Champagne and Oysters offering. Every week our Chef is shucking fresh oysters on-site, and guests can choose from a half dozen for $18 or a dozen for $32. Diners can complement their tasting with hand-selected champagnes by the glass for a perfect pairing to start off the weekend.

New Bloody Mary & Bellini Menu at A.R. Valentien

Holiday Season of Flavors at A.R. Valentien

A.R. Valentien has introduced a brand new bloody mary and bellini menu to complement breakfast and lunch offerings on Saturdays and Sundays. Choose from libations such as the Mezcal Bloody Mary with add ons including bleu cheese olives, bacon, and hot or sweet peppers. Or try a refreshing Peach or Raspberry Bellini while overlooking the beautiful Torrey Pines Golf Course.


Bloody Mary & Bellinis Menu

Lodge Bloody Mary
Tito's Vodka, Bloody Mary Mix with Olive, Lime, and Celery

Mezcal Bloody Mary
Xicaru Mezcal Silver, Bloody Mary Mix, Cocktail Onions, Anaheim Peppers, Olive, Celery, and Bacon

Spicy Bloody Mary
Absolut Peppar, Bloody Mary Mix with Cherry Tomato, Serrano Pepper, Olive, Lime, and Celery

Peach Bellini
Piper Sonoma Brut, White Peach, Peach Liquor

Raspberry Bellini
Piper Sonoma Brut, Raspberry Puree, Raspberry Liquor

Add Ons
Bleu Cheese Olives, Bacon, Hot or Sweet Peppers

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 at A.R. Valentien

Returning in March 2017, enjoy the San Diego tradition of A.R. Valentien’s Artisan Table Dinner. A unique and intimate farm-to-table dining experience, this communal meal 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 carefully source the freshest ingredients of the season from local farmers to prepare this special family style, four course menu. The dishes are complemented with hand-selected wines from Sommelier Paul Krikorian.

For additional information, please call 858.777.6635.

Beer Dinner

The Grill Craft Beer Dinner Series

Bitter Brothers Brewing Company
December 7, 2016
Reception begins at 6:30 p.m.
Seating 7:00 p.m.
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Dinner: $75* per person (all inclusive)


The Beer Dinner Series at The Grill is an intimate family-style dinner which features pairings from a featured California brewery. The Grill’s Chef de Cuisine and beer enthusiast, Kyle Wiegand, constructs an inventive menu consisting of locally-grown ingredients specially prepared to complement each hand selected brew.

*This price admits one adult. Includes taxes and service charge. The majority of the service charge is shared by employees responsible for service. Additional gratuities are not expected.


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.