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A Fresh
On Coastal Cuisine

A Culinary vision

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Vistal is a tribute to our city’s colorful cooking traditions. To the people who keep them alive. To the neighborhoods they live in. To the city itself.

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stack of pancakes

6:30am / 10:30am Breakfast

Healthy starts and indulgent beginnings every morning.

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Vistal cauliflower ravioli

11:30am / 2:00pm Lunch

Chilled seafood, crisp salads and savory sandwiches served daily.

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shrimp and gnocchi

6:00pm / 10:00pm Dinner

A nightly rotation of seasonal land and sea plates, including Chef Amy’s famed ricotta-filled gnudi.

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vistal cocktail

12:00pm / 1:00am Bar

Imaginative cocktails, local craft beers, and wines from both north and south of the California border.

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Meet TheChef

The Chefs



Over 2,000 square feet of event space; two water-view dining rooms; one private terrace; and countless possibilities. Private gatherings at Vistal aren't simply sophisticated — they're special.

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Private Events

InspiredLocal Flavors

Everything we need to make quality meals is right in our backyard and mindfully sourced.

Santa RitaCalifornia

  • Wine (Foley Estate, Pence Ranch, Brewer-Clifton)


  • Lemons (Rancho Del Sol Organics)


  • Dates (Dates by Davall)


  • Carrots, Cauliflower, Greens (Black Sheep Produce)


  • Broccoli (Coleman Family Farms)

Los AngelesCalifornia

  • Tea (Art of Tea)


  • Honey (Mikolich Family)

Santa BarbaraCalifornia

  • Wine (Bien Nacido)
  • Mussels (Kanaloa Seafood)

Valle de GuadalupeMexico

  • Wine (Emeve, Discreto, Vina Lechuza, Vena Cava & more)

Baja CaliforniaCoast

  • Scallops, prawns, fish, shellfish (Pacifico-Aquaculture, Omega Blue, Baja Seas & more)

Little Italy, San DiegoCalifornia

  • Gelato, sorbet (Pappalecco)

San DiegoCalifornia

  • Jam (Jackie’s Jams)
  • Sourdough Epi (Con Pane)
  • Sandwich Bread (Sadie Rose)
  • Bagels (Lang’s)
  • Pastries, Sweet Breads, Cheesecake (Sweet Cheeks)
  • Black Cod, Clams, Ahi Tuna (Catalina Offshore)


  • Chicken, Duck, Eggs (Gonestraw Farms)