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Nine-Ten Restaurant
Nine-Ten Restaurant

La Jolla’s MICHELIN Guide 2023 Restaurant

NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, recognized with MICHELIN Guide 2023 distinction, offers evolving California cuisine that emphasizes a farm-to-table philosophy. Led by award-winning Chef Jason Knibb and Pastry Chef Jose Alonzo III, the menu showcases seasonal foods dictated by the local harvest and unique cooking styles.
Enjoy dining in the casually elegant, contemporary restaurant or al fresco on the sidewalk patio and terrace with ocean views. The narrow, high-ceiling dining room creates a warm ambiance enhanced with emerald-green colors and light woods. The restaurant's focal point is the vibrant and locally inspired ocean and fauna wall panorama created by acclaimed artist, Dana Montlack.
The restaurant also offers a wonderful wine cellar and special prix fixe menus with parings from the extensive list. The service is enthusiastic and spirited, and the staff is well trained on the food and wine.
The Foods at Grande Colonial Restaurant USA

The Food

The menu is crafted every day using fresh products from local artisan providers, including Chino Farms. Enjoy fresh fish and seafood arriving daily from Hawaii and the North Pacific and Atlantic regions.
  • Private Dining

    Private Dining

    NINE-TEN features three private dining rooms for social and corporate events paired with incredible cuisine and a captivating seaside setting.
  • Our Chefs

    Our Chefs

    Get to know Executive Chef Knibb, named one of the top chefs in San Diego, and his team of culinary artists. Chef Knibb is passionate about simple regional cooking using the freshest, local products.
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  • "It is a beautiful restaurant. We had reservations and were escorted to a lovely table on the patio. It had a lovely view and with the heater on we were very cozy."

    - Valerie

  • "The restaurant is in a beautiful old building and the space was intimate and beautiful inside. We were greeted immediately and taken to our table."

    - HeidiElaineRhodes

  • "The food was very good and the service was good. We were a large group and we had different entrees, where the Seared Tuna and the Lamb were remarkable."

    - ANDRETS1966

  • "We really enjoyed everything, from the Caesar salad to the Jerk Chicken and Ribeye entrees. The donuts were a ridiculously satisfying end to our meal. We will definitely be back."

    - jennifermN63GI

  • "If you can eat one place in La Jolla, choose Nine-Ten. OMG! The most amazing meal from beginning to end."

    - Kimberly B