186 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 186 reviews
5 stars
(88)
4 stars
(69)
3 stars
(22)
2 stars
(5)
1 star
(2)
Food 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Service 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Ambiance 
4.6 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.6 / 5
Noise Level
2.4 / 3
Energetic
186 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 186 reviews
5 stars
(88)
4 stars
(69)
3 stars
(22)
2 stars
(5)
1 star
(2)
Food 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Service 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Ambiance 
4.6 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.6 / 5
Noise Level
2.4 / 3
Energetic
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Current OpenTable.com Diner Reviews (186)
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"A perfect evening"
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Dined on 3/14/2015
 2007
Dined on 3/14/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This place was awsome! The dining was fabulous!, Friendly and accommodating staff! Everything we ate was superb! Exquisite views, our attentive waiter Teresa was perfect! We are going back on April 4. We are driving from Los Angeles for a repeat experience!"
Dined on 3/14/2015
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Great cocktail list and wine list!
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Dined on 3/13/2015
 2013
Dined on 3/13/2015
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Had a wonderful lunch with the Girls our regular Friday event!!"
Dined on 3/13/2015
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
something for everyone
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The best sunset dining! Also fun for a walk on the beach before lunch. The patio is adjacent to a great sandy beach. Food is generally good, sometimes outstanding. Service is variable."
Dined on 3/06/2015
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Nice ocean view from patio tables!
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Good food and scenic ambience. The place was very busy and our waitress had too many large parties to deal with but we got satisfactory service, not great!"
Dined on 2/15/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
used to be better
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Food was nearly cold, grilled vegetable sandwich was overdone (too many vegies spoiled the taste) and tasted (and felt) very fatty from the oil used to grill the bread, waited for nearly 40 minutes until food arrived, requested additional bread came after we got the entrees (about 45 min. later!), waitress appeared to be not very enthusiastic
we still believe that latest price increases were outrageous...ahi tuna salad from $ 16 to $ 26 for lunch, really? That's $ 33 with tax and tip. It's just a salad with a little bit of fish! ...and the list goes on. Seems the owner is desparate to squeeze the last money out of his loyal customer base. Glad we have a wide choice of restaurants in North County, Poseidon no longer is among our favorites.
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Dined on 2/04/2015
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, scenic view, great for outdoor dining
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Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Not a bang for your buck any longer
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I was bummed to hear that Poseidon would not be honoring the Passport card soon. So- 333 Pacific in Oceanside will be getting my busy soon. So long Poseidon- it's all about value!"
Dined on 1/25/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining
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Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Poseidon is always a great place for good food and a great view, with good service"
Dined on 1/12/2015
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Beautiful day, great lunch
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Visited Poseidon for lunch the day after New Year's. It was a beautiful day in Del Mar. Perfect day to dine at Poseidon. We were seated on the patio along the wall bordering the beach. Wonderful view!
Our server (Jay) was absolutely wonderful. He was very efficient, attentive without being overbearing and offered excellent recommendations. The food, from appetizers to dessert and coffee, was exceptional. All in all, a beautiful day in Del Mar and great lunch at Poseidon! Highly recommended."
Dined on 1/02/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, scenic view, great for outdoor dining
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Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
amazing food with a view
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Incredibly impressed. Ordered the bread and spread appetizer, cheese tortellini with shrimp, and pork chop entree. All cooked perfectly with lots of flavor. Amazing view and impeccable service."
Dined on 12/29/2014
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Lovely views with great food
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Dined on 12/24/2014
 2005
Dined on 12/24/2014
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I always love meeting friends for a meal at the Poseidon. You can't beat the view, and the food it tasty."
Dined on 12/24/2014
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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