There’s nothing like enjoying a ripe tomato on a warm San Diego day to kick off the season. Treat your taste buds to this season’s freshest tomatoes with dishes from these San Diego restaurants!
A farm-to-fork hotspot in Mission Hills, Farmer’s Bottega boasts a menu full of inventive dishes paired with quaint décor and cozy ambiance. Enjoy their Heirloom Tomato Flatbread, topped with fresh milk mozzarella and house-made basil pesto. Light and delightfully cheesy, this flatbread is sure to keep you coming back for more.
Another farm-to-fork restaurant located in La Mesa, Farmer’s Table offers a farm-inspired atmosphere meshed with farm-fresh dishes to match. Indulge in something light with their Heirloom Tomato Burrata, drizzled in aged balsamic and topped with fresh basil. This dish offers a toothsome blend of subtle acidity and sweetness melded with crisp basil notes, to leave the palate refreshed and satisfied.
In the mood for prime steakhouse cuisine with a coastal twist? Osetra in the Gaslamp District offers a sleek and modern setting for guests to enjoy a diverse wine selection along with inventive dishes. Try their Capellini & Prawns, crafted from angel hair, shitake mushrooms, jumbo shrimp, cherry tomatoes, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. A robust intermingling of succulent shrimp and slight acidity from cherry tomatoes, this dish is for seafood aficionados.
In need of a tomato classic? Fig Tree Café in Pacific Beach offers their BLT Sandwich, crafted with man candy bacon, tomato, iceberg lettuce, cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese and garlic aioli, sandwiched between two pieces of sourdough bread. Paired with a welcoming atmosphere, this tomato-infused meal aims to please.
A craft beer mecca located in Convoy, Common Theory Public House offers an open feel with rustic, modern vibes. Enjoy their Caprese salad, a classic combination of fresh mozzarella, local vine-ripe tomatoes, almond pesto and balsamic reduction. Prepared with perfectly ripened tomato slices and nutty, balsamic sweetness, this tomato treat pairs impeccably with a cold beer from their rotating draft list.
If tomatoes are on your mind this season, enjoy your favorite fruit at these San Diego restaurants serving tomato dishes to impress!