A Locally Inspired San Diego Restaurant
Gather to enjoy the vibrant flavors of what's growing in San Diego. Savor creative California cuisine and sushi made with fresh, local ingredients at Arterra Restaurant and Lounge. Our seasonally driven menu features the best hand-picked ingredients from trusted local vendors, farmers and fishermen surrounding San Diego. This collaboration of sourcing allows Chef Evan Cruz to create a new and creative dining experience every day. Our food energizes the spirit and excites senses, supporting the wellness of people and the planet.
Daily menus at our Del Mar restaurant offer a reinvented spin on modern classics, paired with the flavors of Southern California's coast. Chef Cruz prepares each dish in new and exciting ways with a twist of freshness in every bite. Savor a salad of ripe berries topped with caramelized yogurt, creamy avocado and toasted almonds Try the seared diver scallops served with peppadew jam, Spanish chorizo, and shaved asparagus, or the housemade cavatelli pasta with eggplant caponata and San Marzano tomatoes, smothered in a grape pine nut relish. Expect high flavors in every dish for breakfast, lunch and dinner, all showcasing locally grown ingredients.
Celebrate & Gather in Good Company
Embrace the region's natural bounty and culinary traditions. Arterra's eclectic SoCal decor invites travelers and locals to gather and celebrate the best ingredients of the season in an elegant setting off California's southern coast. Host a party or special event in our private dining rooms, beautifully designed for a memorable San Diego gathering. Take it outside to the Outdoor Lounge with open skies, ocean breezes and a cozy fire pit. We are open daily from 6:30am-1:00am on weekdays and 7am-1:00 am on weekends.