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Delectable Dining + Cocktails in San Diego

1047 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101

Exceptional Fine-Dining San Diego Restaurant

Hello, and welcome. Let's slow down a bit. We're here to turn a night…into an evening. To turn your meal...into a moment to remember at The Desmond. Let's get to know one another. Let's tell some stories. Let's share some beverages. And above all, let's not rush. Here, we're all about the present. Let's be present together.

We honor the extraordinary ingredients of our region in simple, thoughtful presentations that never substitute technique with taste. The result? A deliciously seasonal look at a place in time. A meal with us is a snapshot of San Diego. (And, can we just say? It's gorgeous.)

"Michelin-Worthy Cuisine"

- Maxim Magazine, 2023

  • Open Table Diners' Choice 2023 Badge
  • Open Table Diners' Choice 2024 Badge

Paired with Pride

July 17-21
$110++ per person

Celebrate San Diego Pride at The Desmond with a wine and cocktail pairing menu curated by Chef Aldo Negrete. Enjoy a selection of spirits, wine, and cider from queer-owned producers and distillers thoughtfully paired with The Desmond's exquisite seasonal cuisine.

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The Desmond on the Roof Winemaker Dinner featuring Justin Vineyards

Thursday, August 15
4th Floor Rooftop of the Kimpton Alma
$175 per person (includes tax & gratuity)

The Desmond on the Roof Winemaker Dinner featuring Justin Vineyards pairs limited-release and exclusive wines with five courses of seasonal cuisine masterfully prepared by Chef Aldo Negrete. Held on the 4th floor rooftop of the Kimpton Alma San Diego, this event features vintages from Justin Vineyards and Special Guest Speaker Master Sommelier Joseph Spellman. In 1996, Joseph became the 29th American to earn the highly-acclaimed Master Sommelier Diploma and is the only American to have earned the honor "Best Sommelier in the World in French Wines and Spirits". He has since become a certified instructor and examiner in the Court of Master Sommeliers and has traveled to numerous countries, leading wine seminars and educational conferences.

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