Awards & Accolades

Best of Uptown News / Downtown News (2022)  ::  Gold for Bar and Silver for Outdoor Dining, Kettner Exchange

Best of Uptown News / Downtown News (2022)  ::  Gold for Donuts, Devil’s Dozen

Best of Uptown News / Downtown News (2022)  ::  Gold for Wine Selection, Vin De Syrah

Michelin Guide (2021)  ::  Bib Gourmand Status 2021, Kettner Exchange

Michelin Guide (2019)  ::  Bib Gourmand Status 2019, Kettner Exchange

Cochon555 (2018)  ::  Los Angeles “Prince of Pork” – Executive Chef Brian Redzikowski

Ranch & Coast (2016)  ::  San Diego's Best Restaurants: Decor and Design (Reader's Choice) (2016)  ::  Top 100 Restaurants in America

EATER San Diego Restaurant Awards (2015)  ::  Bartender of the Year: Steven Tuttle

San Diego Magazine Restaurant Awards (2015)  ::  Best Atmosphere (Critic’s Choice)

Orchids & Onions (2015)  ::  Best Architecture (Orchid Award) (2018)  ::  Best San Diego Restaurant for Valentine’s Day

EATER San Diego: (Spring 2018)  ::  38 Essential Restaurants in SD

Condé Nast Traveler (2018)  ::  20 Best Restaurants in SD

EATER San Diego (March 2017)  ::  Hottest Cocktail Bars in SD

San Diego Union-Tribune (2016)  ::  San Diego's Top Brunch Spots

San Diego Magazine (2016)  ::  103 Dishes to Eat Before You Die (Pork Belly Buns)

ZAGAT San Diego (2015)  ::  6 Toughest Tables

Thrillist (2015)  ::  San Diego's 12 Most Beautiful Bars

San Diego Magazine (2015)  ::  Top 10 Desserts of 2015

Press & Media

L.A. Times  //  The ultimate guide to tiki bars across Southern California

Ranch & Coast  //  A Whale of a Return – La Jolla’s La Valencia Hotel and SDCM

Eater San Diego  //  Climb Aboard Pacific Beach’s Luxe New Nautical Speakeasy, the Captain’s Quarters

Beach & Bay Press  //  Sail into Captain’s Quarters, a nautical bar with tapas and cocktails

Robb Report  //  Private Jets Are Racing to Serve Cuisine Made by Michelin-Starred Chefs

Locale  //  Mini Profile: Matt Spencer

Locale  //  12 of the Hottest Spots to Dine in San Diego Right Now

San Diego Union-Tribune  //  2021: From Michelin awards to our best bites, a look back at the year in San Diego dining

There SD  //  Ring In 2022 With A Special New Year’s Eve Dinner At These San Diego Restaurants!

San Diego Eater  //  Nautical-Themed Gin Bar Docking Next to the Grass Skirt in Pacific Beach