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The Best Dinner in San Diego

Dinner in San Diego has never been more delectable!

Offered daily from 5pm, Searsucker’s dinner menu features signature New American Classics. Located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, the restaurant’s is the ideal venue for any occasion.

Cold

beef tartare*
caper / beer mustard / egg yolk / potato chip 13

foie gras mousse
chocolate sourdough / pickled cherry / herb 23

spicy tuna poke*
soy / ginger / sriracha / sesame / taro root chip 15

house pickle
habanero / corriander 3

caesar 11
romaine / parm / crouton

champagne pear 12
mixed greens / champagne vin / walnut / goat

bacon cobb 13
mixed greens / avocado / red wine vin / tomato / bleu

escarole beet  13
apple / golden beet / lemon / hazelnut / sharp cheddar

Ands

butter mashed potato creme fraiche / chive 8

corn jalapeno / chorizo / corn crema / cilantro 8

brussel sprouts walnut / serrano vin 9

broccolini evoo / chili / grana 9

duck fat fries parm / prosciutto dust / chipotle ketchup 9

 

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

Smalls

biscuits whipped butter / guajillo honey 7

philly meatball bell peppers / onion / provolone 14

porkbelly egg / bacon / hollandaise / brioche 14

short rib horseradish / whipped potato / fried onion 15

tomato soup grilled cheese / basil oil 10

artichoke hearts cheese / herb /roasted tomato 13

grilled octopus cucumber / avocado / chili / cilantro 14

shrimp and grits tomato / basil / white cheddar 16

toasted cheese provolone / taleggio / quince jam / toast 13

mushroom crepes goat cheese / tomato sauce 15

mussels beer / tomato / chorizo / sourdough 19

duck wings chili oil / lemon / soy sauce / sake 12

shishito peppers confit tuna / ponzu sauce 11

Ocean

maine scallops*
bacon / grapefruit / olives / chicories / herbs 39

grilled salmon*
summer squash / tomato / olive / caper / lemon 38

black + blue* 
local catch / chipotle / bleu / roasted red peperonata 32

black cod*
tomato / olives / capers / fennel / white wine 39

Farm

creekstone farms never-ever new york strip*
chimichurri / roasted new potato / broccolini 33

filet tenderloin*
leeks / wild mushroom / pea tendril / demi 40

never-ever bone-in tomahawk ribeye*
horseradish demi / fried onion 75

farro pilaf
roasted squash / black kale / tomato / yogurt 22

buttermilk fried chicken
half chicken / mustard slaw 25

niman ranch bone-in pork chop*
nectarine / bell pepper / cucumber / black bean 30

duck pot pie
carrot / sweet pea / potato 28

braised lamb neck
hummus / tomato / pickled onion / herb 29

Enjoy Lunch San Diego Style

Searsucker has the best lunch San Diego has to offer!

Searsucker serves lunch Monday through Friday from 12pm to 3:30pm, offering three varieties of fabulous foodstuffs. Start with a salad, anything from Kale Caesar to Steak, or enjoy a cold or hot crust off the sandwich board with seafood, chicken, and everything in between! And you couldn’t possibly depart without sampling one of our pastry chef’s handcrafted desserts; you’ll just have to try them all to find a favorite!

Smalls

duck fat fries
parm / prosciutto dust / chipotle ketchup 9

toasted cheese
provolone / taleggio / quince jam / toast 13

philly meatballs
bell peppers / onion / provolone 14

artichoke hearts
cheese / herb / roasted tomato 13

spicy tuna poke*
soy / ginger / sriracha / sesame / taro root chip 15

shrimp and grits
tomato / basil / white cheddar 16

tomato soup
basil pesto / toasted sourdough 7

mussels
beer / tomato / chorizo / sourdough 16

Kid Stuff  10 & under

grilled chicken fries 7

grilled cheddar cheese sourdough / fries 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

Between Buns

all sandwiches served with champagne greens

blat
bacon / arugula / tomato / avocado / tarragon aioli 14

drunken chicken salad
smoked almonds / rosemary / orange zest / port cherries 13

grilled cheese
fontina / provolone / parmesan / tomato 12

the royal with cheese
8 oz patty / white cheddar / bacon / secret sauce 16

buttermilk fried chicken 
mustard slaw / pickled jalapenos 15

Plates

duck pot pie
carrot / sweet pea / potato 25

grilled king salmon*
summer squash / tomato / olive / caper / lemon 29

creekstone farms never-ever new york strip*
brown butter fries / arugula 23

farro pilaf
roasted squash / black kale / tomato / yogurt 21

local catch of the day
chipotle / bleu/ roasted red peperonata 25

bone-in tomahawk ribeye*
horseradish demi / fried onion 75

Greens

add protein
chicken +7 / shrimp +9 / steak +9

caesar
romaine / parm / crouton 11

champagne strawberry
mixed green / champagne vin / walnut / goat 12

bacon cobb
mixed green / avocado / red wine vin / tomato / bleu crumbles 13

escarole arugula
apples / golden beets / hazelnut / sharp cheddar 13

Ands

fries
chipotle ketchup / brown butter 4

champagne greens
balsamic vin 4

brussel sprouts
walnut / serrano vin 9

broccolini
evoo / chili / grana 9

corn
jalapeno / chorizo / corn crema / cilantro 8

Somethin’ Sweet

chocolate mousse bar
chocolate almond cake / blueberry custard / blueberry port
compote / honey crème fraiche 9

brown butter pear crumble
roasted pears / cranberry jam / spiced ginger streusel /
cream cheese ice cream 9

San Diego Gaslamp Brunch All Weekend

Enjoy brunch all weekend with the most innovative culinary creations in San Diego.

Searsucker’s weekend brunch menu is full of cool and zesty dishes perfect for the bright San Diego Saturdays and Sundays. Whether you like your brunch protein-chic or light & fruity, we’ve got something for you. Our weekend brunch selections offer twists on the familiar, ranging from lazy-day playful — the Dr. Seuss-inspired Green Eggs and Ham are a must-try — to weekend beach party fare — the Sunday Bloody Sunday with golden eggs, shrimp, bacon and grits, is not for the faint of heart.

 

Mimosas “Your Way” – $22

a bottle of Totts sparkling, seasonal fruit and your choice of:
orange juice |peach | grapefruit | guava | passion fruit

strawberry | st. germain +6

Chandon Rose +$20
Moet Imperial, Champagne +$60
Veuve Clicquot, Champagne +$80
Perrier-Jouet, Champagne +$70
Dom Perignon +$240

best of both – $16

Perrier-Jouet champagne | gin | lemon

To Start…

banana bread
streusel / cream cheese 7

sticky bun
cinnamon / cream cheese 6

granola
honey cream / seasonal fresh fruit / yogurt 10

chocolate doughnuts
sweet potato anglaise / chocolate sauce 9

Eggs

mushroom scramble
mushrooms / spinach / parmesan / home fries / sourdough 13

boring
eggs any style / home fries / toast / bacon 13

green eggs & ham
pork belly / egg / brioche / hollandaise / balsamic 15

sunday bloody sunday
golden egg / spicy shrimp / white cheddar grits 15

chilaquiles
salsa verde / pico de gallo / sour cream / cheese / fried eggs 14

crab benny
wild blue crab cake / avocado / lemon / potato / arugula 17

Smalls & Greens

tomato soup
basil pesto / toasted sourdough 7

caesar
romaine / parm / egg / croutons 13

baked brie
quince jam / toasted sourdough 14

bacon cobb
seasonal greens / bleu / avocado / tomato 14

 

 

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

Griddle & Iron

cowboy 
steak / eggs / home fries / chimichurri 19

french toast
balsamic strawberry / black pepper whipped cream 14

corned beef hash
potatoes / poblano / arugula / fried egg 14

Between Buns

drunken chicken salad
almonds / orange zest / red wine cherries / ciabatta 13

the royal with cheese
white cheddar / bacon / onion jam / secret sauce 16

buttermilk fried chicken
mustard slaw / pickled jalapenos 13

blat
bacon / arugula / avocado / heirloom tomato / sourdough 13

breakfast sandwich
kaiser roll / egg / sausage / cheddar cheese / tomato 11

Plates

local catch of the day
chipotle / bleu / roasted red peperonata  28

mussels
basil / chorizo / beer / sourdough 16

Just Because…

one foot in the grave 7

biscuits & gravy 7

honey cured bacon 5

sausage 5

seasonal fruit 5

fried egg 2

Specialty Cocktails

beasty bloody mary
6 chili infusion / house made bloody 13

manmosa
champagne / whiskey / lemon / blackberry / maple / bacon 9

raspberry collins
raspberry / lemon / lavender / soda 7

watermelon cooler

watermelon juice / lime / agave / tajin 7

basil lemonade

basil / lemon / simple / soda 7

black & blue
blackberry / blueberry / lime / simple / mint / soda 7

belini

peach / champagne 9

champagne cocktail
champagne / sugar / bitters 9

 

A Bevy of Bevy’s…

orange, apple, cranberry, grapefruit 4

sucker coffee 3

espresso 2fitty

double espresso 3fitty

cappuccino 3fitty

late 3fitty

all tea
english breakfast, organic green sencha, peppermint, & berry patch 3fitty

Searsucker's Inventive Cocktails Complement Every Bite

Fresh, local and seasonal ingredients make Searsucker's cocktails the best in San Diego.

The inventive cocktails at Searsucker not only make it one of the best restaurants in San Diego, but one of the best bars! Our master mixologists utilize fresh, local and seasonal ingredients in unique ways to create the most innovative cocktails. The extensive drink menu is designed to enhance every bite of Searsucker’s delicious food. Enjoy Searsucker’s signature cocktails like the Peter Rabbit at lunch, brunch, dinner or during our new happy hour. Our happy hour boasts $5 beers, $7 wines and $7 house infusions every Monday through Friday from 4:30pm-7pm.

Specialty Cocktails $13

PETER RABBIT: WINNER of the Gaslamp Quarter’s “dusty rabbit” competition
pimm’s #1 / bruised basil / pressed lemon / pickled carrot $13
extra special (sipsmith gin) +$2

moulin rouge
absolut elyx / raspberries / lemon / st. germain

french squeezed
grey goose / lillet blanc / apricot / passion / cardamom / mint

far south of the border
el silencio mezcal / peach / lime / tarragon

snake in the grass
cucumber gin / bruised mint / lime / soda

amaro never dies +$1
toki japanese whisky / amaro lucano / aperol

plum dynasty
bombay gin / leopold apple / lime / ginger / plum / lavender sprig

penicillin
blended scotch / lemon / honey / ginger / laphroaig mist

pamplemousse press
belvedere grapefruit / pamplemousse rose / grapefruit / pressed lemon / soda

fifth + market +$2
searsucker blend woodford reserve / china china / apricot

where has all the rum gone? +$5
hangar lime / green chartreuse / clemente mahina / ginger / pineapple / keepsake glass

strawberry smash
virginia black whiskey / strawberry / basil / ginger / lemon

jalaberry strawpeño
house-infused strawberry jalapeño tequila / lime / agave
cadillac +$3

tequila me softly
avion / averna / port / ginger / lemon

old fashioned
bulleit bourbon / angostura / simple

daq’s on daq’s on daq’s
diplomatico rum / honey / lime / peychaud’s

night owl +$2
absolut elyx / espresso / bailey’s / chocolate liqueur

 

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

BREWS

DRAFTS
“Delicious IPA” Stone Brewing Co. 8
“Old Town Nut Brown” San Diego Brewing Co. 8
“Fortunate Islands Pale Ale” Modern Times 8
“ Malarkey Pub Beer” 8

CANS
“Cali Creamin’ Ale” Mother Earth 7
“Relay IPA” Thorn St. 8
“Grapefruit Sculpin IPA” Ballast Point 8
“8 West Orange Honey Wheat” Mike Hess 8
“Blazing World Hoppy Amber” Modern Times 8
“Hoppy Pilsner” Saint Archer 7
“.394 San Diego Pale Ale” AleSmith 7
“Peanut Butter Milk Stout” Belching Beaver 8
“Rock The Pale Ale” Thorn St. 8
“Blonde” St. Archer 7

WINES

SPARKLING glass/bottle
Prosecco, Valdo, IT, NV 9/32
Cava, Paul Cheneau “Blanc de Blanc”, ES NV 10/38
Rosé, Bouvet “Excellence”, Loire Valey, FR NV 9/32
Rosé, Chandon, Napa Valley, CA NV 15/58
Brut, Veuve Clicquot, Reims, FR NV 24/120
ROSÉ
Rosé, Listel, Carmargue, FR ‘16 9/32
Rosé, Guado al Tasso “Scalabrone”, Bolgheri, IT ‘16 12/44

WHITE
Searsucker House White 9/32
Riesling, Loosen “Dr. L”, Mosel, DE ‘16 10/36
Pinot Grigio, Masi “Masianco”, Venezie IT ‘15 12/48
Sauvignon Blanc, Eric Louis, Sancerre, FR ‘14 14/52
Sauvignon Blanc, Cloudy Bay, Marlborough, NZ ‘14 18/70
Chardonnay, Paul Hobbs ‘‘Crossbarn’’ Sonoma County, CA ‘14 15/56
Chardonnay, Hartford Court, Russian River, CA ’14 17/66

RED
Searsucker House Red 9/32
Malbec, Mi Terruño “Uvas”, Mendoza, AR ‘16 10/36
Pinot Noir, Elouan, Willamette, OR ‘15 12/40
Pinot Noir, Siduri, Russian River Valley, CA ‘14 18/68
Sangiovese, Selvagrossa “Trimpilin”, Marche, IT ‘12 16/64
Tempranillo, 1808 “Crianza”, Rioja, ES ‘14 13/48
Rhone Blend, Kunin “Pape Star” Central Coast, CA ‘15 16/62
Bordeaux Blend, The Paring, Santa Ynez Valley, CA ‘13 17/64
Cabernet Sauvignon, Route Stock, Napa, CA ’14 15/56
Cabernet Sauvignon, Vineyard 29 “Cru” St. Helena, Napa, CA ‘14 25/96
Merlot, Emmolo, Napa, CA ‘13 20/97

*ask about our Bottle list
corkage available for non-contracted dining $25/750ml or less

Searsucker is the Perfect Downtown Happy Hour

Enjoy your favorite cocktails and small plates Monday-Friday from 4:30PM - 7:00PM in the bar and lounge!

There's nothing better than a good, 'ole Peter Rabbit cocktail. Nothing. Searsucker is one of downtown’s best spots for happy hour, Monday-Friday from 4:30PM - 7:00PM. After work or before you hit the town, stop by Searsucker's happy hour and snack on appetizers (like our Squid Sweet Heat) or grab a drink with $5 beers, $7 wines and $8 house infusions in the bar/lounge area. Craft cocktails and gourmet bites…it’s happy hour Searsucker style!

Libations

$6

Draft beers

12oz Bottles

$7

wells

$7

house wine
(red / white / rosè/ sparkling)

$7

house-made infusions

$11

all specialty cocktails

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

Small Bites

house pickle 2
habanero / corriander

duck fat fries 4
parm / prosciutto dust / chipotle ketchup

grilled fish tacos 6
local catch / cabbage / pico / cream

caesar 6
romaine / parm / crouton

bacon cobb 6
mixed green / avocado / red wine vin / tomato / bleu

spicy tuna poke 8
soy / ginger / sriracha / sesame / taro root chip

philly meatball 8
bell peppers / onion / provolone

mussels 10
beer / chorizo / sourdough

burger 10
cheddar / onion jam / not-so-secret sauce

Late Night in the Gaslamp

Late night EATs in the Gaslamp every Friday-Saturday from 11PM-1AM.

Everyone needs a little late night bite on a Friday and Saturday night! Searsucker San Diego's kitchen is open late for guests to indulge in their favorite shareable plates like the Mussels, Baked Brie and Shrimp and Grits the bar and lounge areas from 11PM-1AM. Don't worry, the bar has a cocktail ready for you too.

short rib
horseradish / whipped potato / fried onion 15

philly meatball 
bell peppers / onion / provolone 14

duck wings
chili oil / lemon / soy / sake 12

spicy tuna poke*
soy / ginger / sriracha / sesame / taro root chip 15

shrimp and grits
tomato / basil / white cheddar 16

artichoke hearts
cheese / herb / roasted tomato 13

 

 

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

house pickle
habanero / corriander 3

baked brie
strawberry jam / toast 14

brussels sprouts
walnut / serrano vin 9

mussels 
beer / chorizo / sourdough 19

duck fat fries
parm / prosciutto dust / chipotle ketchup 9

caesar
romaine / parm / crouton 11

bacon cobb 
mixed green / avocado / red wine vin / bleu / tomato 13

the royale with cheese
8 oz patty / white cheddar / bacon / secret sauce 16

warm cookies + horchata
sea-salted chocolate chunk cookies /
coconut horchata 7

Stay Sweet, San Diego

Indulge in your last course with something sweet from our kitchen.

With too many options to choose from, we suggest picking a few to share. In the mood for a sweet & salty treat? The S’mores Bar with Graham + salted caramel ganache + honey chocolate mousse + marshmallow + chocolate ice cream + cookie crumble is a must try. Maybe you’re craving something fruity? Delight your taste buds with our Mixed Berry Crumble made with warm mixed berry + ginger-oat crumble + vanilla bean gelato. Craving something decadent? The Brown Butter Cake + honey ice cream + vanilla roasted strawberries + honey comb + Greek yogurt + basil is a guest favorite. Of course, we aren’t stopping you from taking it all home either!

All Milk + Sugar $9

chocolate mousse bar*
chocolate almond cake / salted peanut butter rice krispies /
peanut butter ice cream / mocha caramel sauce

warm chocolate doughnuts
sweet potato anglaise / white chocolate sauce

warm cookies + horchata $7
sea-salted chocolate cookies / coconut horchata

banana puddin’
vanilla wafers / toasted mallow / macadamia / fried banana bread

blondie sundae
vanilla bean ice cream / sea salted blondies / pomegranate compote /
chocolate cookie crumble / caramel sauce

brown butter pear crumble
roasted pears / cranberry jam / spiced ginger streusel /
cream cheese ice cream

dessert sampler*
doughnuts + banana puddin’ + cookies 20

*contains nuts

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

New Year's Eve Dinner

Ring in the New Year with a special menu of divine dishes prepared just for the occasion! Select your choice of four courses from our artfully crafted menu for $90/person with optional wine pairings, and cheers with friends and family to celebrate the start of 2018.

AMUSE

oyster shooter thai mignonette

 

COLD CHOICE OF:

beets + buratta arugula / pickled leeks / grapefruit / olive oil

octopus aguachile tomatillo / serrano / avocado / cilantro / tortilla chip

beef tartar mustard aioli / caper / shallot / potato chip

 

HOT CHOICE OF:

fried eggplant goat cheese / tomato /basil

crispy pork belly chicharones / jicama / apple / fish sauce

lobster bisque cream / tomato / sherry

foie gras cheesecake dark chocolate / pickled cherry

 

MAINS CHOICE OF:

kabocha squash risotto black trumoet mushroom / parmesan

black cod bok choy / cerignola olives / white wine / garlic

scallops lamb bacon / oro blanco / treviso / castelvetrano olive / crispy farro

duck breast brussels sprouts / grape / pine nut / pan jus

filet potato croquette / asparagus / bernaise

 

SOMETHIN’ SWEET CHOICE OF:

lemon-lime mousse coconut spongecake / black currant gelee

chocolate sampler raspberry hazelnut / chocolate peanut butter / mocha caramel-nut cheesecake

Queen Anne Stilton honeycomb / poached pears / quince / candied pecans / rosemary crackers