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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 strawberry 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

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

baked brie berry jam / toast 14

roasted mushrooms burrata / french toast 15

mussels beer / tomato / chorizo / sourdough 19

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

Ocean

maine scallops*
bacon / bok choy / sunchoke / nori 39

whole-roasted catch of the day* 
corn / jicama / garlic / thai chili / herb / lime 37

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

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

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

baked brie
raspberry jam / toasted sourdough 14

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

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

bourbon peach crumble
ginger oat crumble / cream cheese ice cream / caramel 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

doughnuts
cinnamon sugar / orange anglaise / chocolate 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

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
pimm’s #1 / bruised basil / pressed lemon / pickled carrot

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

sucker punch
hanger lime / green chartreuse / rhum clemente mahina / passion / pineapple

fizzy lifter
belvedere / strawberry / blueberry honey / mint / fantinel prosecco

flower & vine
g’vine floraison gin / espirit de june / blueberry / lemon

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

fifth + market +$2
Searsucker woodford reserve / china china / apricot

buffalo soldier
buffalo trace / giffard pamplemousse rose / grapefruit / pressed lemon / soda

french squeezed
grey goose / lillet blanc / abricot du roussillon / passion / cardemom bitters / mint

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

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

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

jaleberry strawpeno
strawberry jalapeño tequila / lime / agave

tropical rush +2
hennessy vs / green chartreuse / pressed lemon / tropical red bull

tequila me softly
tres generaciones / averna / ginger / lemon

Brews

Draft, “Malarkey Hunter” Blonde by Mother Earth 8
Draft, “Apocalypse IPA” by 10 Barrel 8
Draft, “The Harlot Belgian Pale” by Societe 8
Draft, “Ficus” Dark Ale by Mike Hess 8
12oz btl,“Sofie” Goose Island Farmhouse Ale 8
12oz btl,“Blonde” Saint Archer 7
12oz btl,“Aurora Hoppyalis IPA” Karl Strauss 7
12oz btl,“Coffee Milk Stout”Stone 7
12oz btl,“Bubbly” 10 Barrel Cider 7
12oz CAN “Cali Creamin Ale” Mother Earth 7
12oz CAN “Grapefruit Sculpin” Ballast Point IPA 8
12oz CAN “Blazing World Hoppy Amber” Modern Times 8
12oz CAN “Chronic Amber” Pizza Port 7
12oz CAN “Wolf Pup” Golden Road Session IPA 8
12oz CAN “Hoppy Pils” Saint Archer 7
12oz CAN “Ripper Pale Ale” Stone Brewing 7
22oz bomber, “Peanut Butter Stout” Belching Beaver 12
22oz bomber, “Avatar Jasmine IPA” Elysian 13
22oz bomber, “Shakedown Brown” Black Market 12
32oz Purrowler, “Grapefruit Solis IPA” Mike Hess 16

House Made Infusions $12

Six-Chili Vodka / Seasonal Berry Vodka / Vanilla Vodka / Citrus Vodka / Cucumber Gin / Apple Cinnamon Bourbon / Strawberry Jalapeno Tequila

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

jalaberry strawpeño
strawberry jalapeño tequila / lime / agave

achilles peel
mixed berry vodka / st. germain / lemon / oj

Red Wines

Searsucker House Red 9/32
Malbec, Siete Fincas, Mendoza, Argentina ‘13 11/42
Chianti, Tenuta di Arceno, Siena, IT ‘14 13/48
Syrah, Jelly Roll, Santa Ynez Valley, CA ‘13 12/46
Zinfandel, Saddleback Cellars, Napa Valley, CA ‘13 15/56
Pinot Noir, Lola, Russian River, CA ‘13 13/50
Pinot Noir, Argyle, Willamette Valley, OR ’13 18/68
Cab Sauv/Merlot, Buena Vista “The Count” Sonoma, CA ‘13 14/54
Cabernet Sauvignon, Joseph Carr, Napa Valley CA,‘12 13/50
Cabernet Sauvignon, Newton, Napa Valley, CA ‘13 19/74

Pinot Noir, Loring, Keefer Ranch, Russian River, CA ‘13 100
Pinot Noir, Bruliam, Soberanes, Santa Lucia Highlands, CA ‘13 95
Pinot Noir, ‘Dutton Ranch,’ Santa Rosa, CA ‘13 75
Pinot Noir, Emeritus, ‘Hallberg Ranch’, Russian River Valley, CA ‘12 78
Pinot Noir, Williams Selyem, Russian River, CA ‘14 165
*Grenache, Yangarra, Old Vines, Mclarren Vale, AU ‘12 50
*Cabernet Franc, Sevlagrossa, ‘Poveriano’, Marche, IT ‘10 85
Nebbiolo, La Spinetta, Langhe-Piedmont, IT ‘11 65
Nebbiolo, Damilano, ‘Le Cinquevigne’, Barolo, IT ‘11 70
Malbec, Mayacaba, Mendoza, AR ‘09 80
Meritage, Cain Cuvee, Napa Valley, NV 89
Bordeaux Blend, Cht. PLaisance, ‘Grand Cru’, St. Emilion, FR ‘10 65
Bordeaux Blend, Mad Hatter, Napa, CA ‘11 78
Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah/Zinfandel Farm Worker, Napa, CA ‘13 56
Bordeaux Blend, Opus One, Napa Valley, CA ‘12 360
Cabernet Sauvignon, Salvestrin, Napa Valley, CA ‘12 98
Cabernet Sauvignon, Peju, Napa Valley, CA ‘12 95
Cabernet Sauvignon, Stephanie, Napa, CA ‘09 115
Cabernet Sauvignon Mt. Brave ‘Mt. Veeder’, Napa, CA ‘12 165
Cabernet/Carmenere, VIK, Millahue, Chile ‘10 250
Cabernet Sauvignon, Dominus, ‘Estate’, Napa, CA ‘12 425
Super Tuscan, Sassicaia, Tenuta San Guido, Bolgheri, IT ‘11 425
Syrah, Arnot Roberts, Griffins Lair, CA ‘11 120
Syrah, Clape, Renaissance, Cornas, FR ‘08 130

White Wines

Searsucker House White 9/32
Pinot Grigio, La Cappuccina, Veneto, IT, ‘13 12/48
Sauvignon Blanc, Eric Louis, Sancerre, FR ‘14 14/52
Sauvignon Blanc, Cloudy Bay, Marlborough, NZ, ‘14 18/70
Riesling, Bonny Doon “The Heart has its Rieslings…”, CA ‘13 11/42
Chardonnay, Paul Hobbs ‘‘Crossbarn’’ Sonoma County ‘14 15/56
Chardonnay, Hartford Court, Russian River, CA ’14 17/66
Pinot Grigio, Maso Poli, Veneto, IT ‘11 54
Sauvignon Blanc, Atalon, Napa Valley, CA ‘14 46
Sauvignon Blanc, Merry Edwards, Russian River, CA ‘13 68
Sauvignon Blanc, Asatsuyu, Napa Valley, CA 14 190
Pecorino, Velenosi, ‘Villa Angela’, Marche, IT ‘13 44
Koshu, Chateau Mercian, Yamanashi, Japan ‘13 39
Pigato, Colle Dei Bardellini, Agricola, IT ‘13 60
Viura, El Coto, Rioja, SP ‘13 39
Garganega, i Stefani, ‘Monte de Toni’, Soave, IT ‘14 40
*Vermentino, Antinori, ‘Guado Al Tasso’, Bolgheri, IT ‘14 42
Trousseau Gris, Zeitgeist, Russian River, CA ‘13 46
*Marsanne/Roussanne, Vesper, ‘Alcala’, SD County, CA ‘12 60
Chardonnay, Swanson, Napa Valley, CA ‘12 70
Chardonnay, Red Car, Sonoma, CA ‘13 78
Chardonnay, Luca, ‘Lot G’, Mendoza, AR, ‘13 85
Chardonnay, Shafer, ‘Red Shoulder Ranch’, Carneros, CA ‘13 114
Chardonnay, Dumol, Russian River Valley, CA ‘13 100
Chardonnay, Raveneau, 1er Cru-Montee de Tonnerre, Chablis, FR ‘09 270
Chardonnay, Raveneau, 1er Cru-Montee de Tonnerre, Chablis, FR ‘10 310
Chardonnay, Raveneau, Grand Cru Valmur, Chablis, FR ‘10 350
Chardonnay, Coche-Dury, Perrieres, Meursault, FR ‘09 750

Sparkling

Prosecco, Fantinel, IT, NV 9/32
Mas Fi Brut Cava, Spain, NV 10/38
Rose, Chandon, Napa Valley, NV 15/58
Brut, Moet Imperial, Champagne, NV 22/104
Blanc de Blanc, Ruinart, Champagne, NV 375/half bttle 95
Brut Rose, Ruinart, Champagne, NV 375/half bttle 100
Brut, Veuve Clicquot, Champagne, NV 120
Brut Rose, Veuve Clicquot, Champagne ‘04 205
Dom Perignon, Epernay, Champagne 04’ 395
Dom Perignon Rose, Epernay, Champagne 03’ 780

Rosé

Rosè, Listel, Carmargue, FR ‘14 9/32
Rosato, Scaia, Veneto, IT ’14 12/44

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

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

 

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 / blueberry custard / blueberry port compote / honey crème fraiche (gluten free)

doughnuts
citrus sugar / orange anglaise / 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 / chocolate cookie crumble / roasted strawberries / sea-salted blondies / caramel

bourbon peach crumble
ginger oat crumble / caramel / cream cheese ice cream

ice cream + sorbet
chef’s selection
single 5 / double 7 / triple 9

dessert sampler*
doughnuts + banana puddin’ + cookies 20

*contains nuts

First Course choice of:

parfait fruit & nut granola / straus family creamery yogurt / honey / seasonal fruit
biscuits housemade butter / infused honey / seasonal jam
escarole caesar romaine / parmesan / egg / crouton
tomato soup basil pesto / toasted sourdough

Second Course choice of:

green eggs + ham pork belly / egg / brioche / hollandaise / balsamic
chilaquiles salsa verde / pico de gallo / sour cream / cheese / fried egg
crab benny carb-free crab cake / avocado / lemon / arugula
french toast macerated tamai farms strawberries / black peper whipped cream
shrimp + grits spicy shrimp / cheddar grits / poached egg
mushroom scramble spinach / parmesan / home fries / sourdough
the royale with cheese white cheddar / bacon / onion jam / secret sauce
b.l.a.t bacon / arugula / avocado / tomato / taragon aioli

Sweets choice of:

raspberry custard champagne poppy cake / chantilly cream / spritz cookie
sea salted caramel tart mocha pate sucree / chocolate banana crème anglaise
drunken goat cheese plate marcona almonds / cherry jam / valrhona chocolate / raisin walnut crostini

$12 Kids Menu includes juice, milk, or soda

french toast seasonal jam / warm maple syrup
the #1 bacon / eggs / toast / potatoes
fruit, yogurt & granola