New Restaurants to Try in August

Sushi, happy hours and more can be found at these great eateries around the county

By Sarah Grieco
|  Thursday, Aug 22, 2013  |  Updated 4:41 PM PDT
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Fogo de Chão has a 30-item salad bar, plus meat carved right at your table.

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Beat the end of summer blues by trying some of San Diego’s newest restaurants. From oceanfront views to an endless serving of meat, here’s where to eat this month.

Blue Ribbon Rustic Kitchen

530 University Ave., Hillcrest Homemade pasta, delicious appetizers and great cocktails will hopefully keep this new Hillcrest place in business for a long time. Try the zucchini fries and pair it with one of the refreshing craft beers on tap.

3105 Ocean Front Walk, Mission Beach
The new Wavehouse restaurant with stunning views has finally arrived. The happy hour is arguably the best in the county and who can beat a sunset paired with cocktails?

Fogo de Chão

668 Sixth Ave., Downtown
Carnivores will finally have a restaurant to frequent downtown starting soon. The Brazilian steakhouse has meats carved table side, plus a salad bar with 30 items and 200 label wine list. Bottoms up!

Hess Brewing Company
3812 Grim Ave., North Park
Does North Park need more craft beer spots? Of course it does. This new tasting room has award-winning beer in a great location of San Diego’s hippest neighborhood.

The Hake Kitchen & Bar
1250 Prospect St., La Jolla
The mouthwatering menu at The Hake Kitchen & Bar has something for any fish fan. There are also cool cocktails and seasonal ice cream made in-house daily.

Kamikaze 7
411 Market St., Downtown
If you wanna get your sake bomb on, this is the place to do it. With 15 spiked combinations and yummy sushi options this new Gaslamp joint might permanently be on your downtown rotation.

Pizzo's Pizzeria and Wine Bar

2322 Proctor Valley Rd., Chula Vista
If you’re craving pizza in South County, then bring the kids to this family-friendly restaurant. Affordable prices and a good wine selection will keep have you coming back for another slice.

R Red Gallery And Wine Bar
540 University Ave., Hillcrest
Mediterranean fare, wine and local art are all wrapped together at this new restaurant in Hillcrest. Try one of the four types of bruschetta or scrumptious hot plates.

Sublime Tavern
3790 Via De La Valle, Del Mar
Craft beer and gourmet food go hand-in-hand at this new eatery in North County. The extensive menu has everything from pizza to wild boar and mac’ n cheese.

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