Family Friendly Restaurants in Escondido, CA

Escondido, CA is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County. It is home to 15 parks, including the world renowned San Diego Wild Animal Park. It's also known for its string of fabulous restaurants that serve both traditional and contemporary Californian cuisine, as well as international fare. BBonline recommends the following restaurants during your stay at an Escondido inn.

Tango Restaurant and Lounge
417 West Grand Avenue
Escondido CA 92025
(760) 747-5000

Tango Restaurant and Lounge is located on historic Grand Avenue, in the middle of Escondido. It's proud of its exceptional culinary masterpieces that focus on fresh and high quality ingredients. The menu changes daily, so you'll always be offered something new when you visit. Some of the best options on the menu include spaghetti frutti di mare with fish, mussels, scallops and shrimp in tomato saffron orange sauce, diver scallops, Alaskan salmon sauteed in Romesco sauce, and the house specialty - Chilean sea bass with bok choy, bell peppers, soy mirin and mushrooms. The staff ensures that you'll have a comfortable and wonderful experience while you're here.

Vincent's Sirinos Restaurant
113 West Grand Avenue
Escondido CA 92025
(760) 745-3835

This restaurant is situated in the historic downtown of Escondido. Cap your itinerary with a visit to one of the city's most impressive restaurants. The owner and chef took up culinary arts at Ecole Hoteliere D'Avignon. He has mastered the art of incorporating traditional French cooking techniques with contemporary Californian fare. Apart from the great food, the restaurant also received the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator for its collection of 2,000 exquisite wines. Working with him is a staff of friendly and professional chefs and servers who make the dining experience a pleasurable one.

150 Grand Cafe
150 W. Grand Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 738-6868         

You'll find the 150 Grand Cafe along Grand Avenue as well. This fine eatery is known for serving modern American style dishes using only top quality local produce. You'll be welcomed right away by a massive mural that pays tribute to the renowned artist Edward Hopper. The ambiance is elegant and comfortable. The ever-changing menu has a lot of well-loved staples like the sauteed Idaho trout and the braised short ribs.

Hacienda de Vega
2608 S. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 738-9805     

Hacienda de Vega is the best Mexican eatery in town, making it worthy to be a part of your itinerary during your stay at an Escondido Bed and Breakfast. It's situated in a 1930 adobe house that has a lovely garden in front. The best options on the menu include seared pork loin, chicken in mole sauce and potato/chorizo quesadillas.