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California Modern

If you’ve ever wondered what San Diego might taste like, come have dinner with us.

Welcome to California Modern, where our passion is telling the San Diego story through food. Our menu is a conversation about the lifestyle, ingredients and sense of place that is San Diego. We source locally grown or harvested products whenever possible, using them in creative, seasonally driven preparations that surprise and delight. Our environment is contemporary yet comfortable, with newly configured seating that provides a greater sense of intimacy. And our friendly, knowledgeable staff serve as guides to the many exciting choices available. We've refined everything we do in California Modern to give you a fine dining experience that could only be found here.

One of the “10 Best Patios for Summer Dining”

DiscoverSD.com

“Best Service”

San Diego Magazine, Readers' Pick

“Best of the Best” Fancy Restaurant Category

San Diego Magazine, Readers' Pick Overall Winner

One of the “38 Essential San Diego Restaurants”

Eater San Diego

“Best Outdoor Restaurant,” “Best Lunch” & “Best American”

La Jolla Light

“Best Vegetarian”

San Diego Magazine, Critic’s Pick

“Best Vegetable Dish” (TBL3, California Modern)

Gastro Bits

“Most Romantic” & “Super Diners’ Favorite Views”

San Diego Union-Tribune

“Best First Date Bars” (Ocean Terrace)

San Diego Magazine

Silver Fork Award (California Modern)

San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles

“Favorite Dining Patios”

San Diego Reader

Golden Medallion: “Best American” (Ocean Terrace)

California Restaurant Association

“#1 Best Restaurant” (Ocean Terrace)

North County Times

One of the “City’s Best Views”

944 Magazine

One of San Diego’s “A-List” Dining Choices

San Diego Metropolitan Magazine

“Best Restaurant View” (Ocean Terrace)

Ranch & Coast Magazine

Trey Foshee Named “Best Chef”

San Diego Magazine, Editor's Pick

Trey Foshee Named to “Inaugural Chefs Hall of Fame”

San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles

“Best Place to Take Out of Town Guests” & “Best Outdoor Dining (Ocean Terrace)”

San Diego Home & Garden, Readers' Choice Awards

“Best Proposal Spot”

Citysearch, Best of Citysearch

“Best Service” & “Best Dining With A View”

San Diego Magazine, Readers' Pick

San Diego On a Plate By Trey Foshee

Executive Chef Trey Foshee gives a behind-the-scenes look at the California Modern dining experience, and how San Diego influences his culinary thinking and approach to creating flavor-forward modern fare with a sense of place, sense of time and an element of surprise in every dish.

San Diego on a plate from George's at the Cove Executive Chef Trey FosheePlaySan Diego on a Plate
California Modern now offers restaurant guests an opportunity to explore “San Diego on a plate”. Executive Chef Trey Foshee gives a behind-the-scenes look at the California Modern dining experience, and how San Diego influences his culinary thinking and approach to creating flavor-forward modern fare with a sense of place, sense of time and an element of surprise in every dish.