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The Best Place to Dine 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 loved by San Diego locals and Gaslamp Quarter visitors alike. Enjoy a meal of “shared plates” with friends, graze on seasonal greens, or go with larger mains to satisfy a heartier appetite. Add some drinks, “sides” (like our brussels & walnuts) and finish with some “sweets” to round out the perfect meal!

TO START

caesar little gem, kale, parmesan, cheesy crouton 13
mixed greens radishes, carrots, cherry tomatoes, croutons, garlic-oregano vinaigrette 11
hummus house-made pickles, everything crackers, olive oil 13
spicy tuna poke* sriracha, sesame, taro root chips 15
beef tartare* capers, beer mustard, egg yolk, potato chips 16
charcuterie & cheese angels salumi, artisanal californian cheese, bread & cie fig anise loaf 28

SHARED

biscuits whipped butter, guajillo honey 8
tomato soup grilled cheese, basil oil 10
chardonnay-braised artichoke hearts spinach, olives, garlic, feta, dill crackers 13
mussels american lager pub beer, chorizo, garlic, shallots, basil, grilled focaccia 18
grilled octopus cucumbers, avocado, chili, cilantro 14
chicken wings house-made adobo, jalapeños 14
meatball beef, pork, whipped ricotta, tomato ragu, garlic bread 15
pork belly jalapeño slaw, tamarind date purèe 15

 

FARM

roasted squash farrotto roasted maitake mushrooms, kale purée, chili oil, citrus greek yogurt 25
mary’s pan-roasted chicken torn sourdough, arugula, frisée, currants, chicken jus 25
pork chop* braised greens, garlic, mostarda 31
braised lamb neck hummus, tomatoes, pickled onions, herbs 29
short rib horseradish, whipped potatoes, glazed carrots, watercress 31
beef filet* creamed leeks, oyster mushrooms, cabernet jus 42
new york strip* roasted yams, shishito pepper chimichurri 38
40oz ribeye tomahawk mixed greens & choice of two sides 105

OCEAN

shrimp + grits tomatoes, blackening spice, basil 29
catch of the day* chipotle bleu butter, pepperonata, fried onion 32
pan seared pacific salmon* brussels sprouts leaves, pomegranate seeds, preserved lemon, cider vinegar-caramelized maple syrup 38
olive oil poached black cod green lentils, pickled heirloom baby carrots, roasted celery root purée, bacon dashi 39

 

ANDS

brussels sprouts walnuts, serrano vinaigrette 9
corn jalapeños, chorizo, corn crema, cilantro 8
butter mashed potatoes crème fraîche, chives 8
duck fat fries parmesan, prosciutto dust, chipotle ketchup 9
baby broccoli bacon vinaigrette 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.

Enjoy Your Lunch Hour San Diego Style

Voted BEST Business Lunch by San Diego Magazine

Searsucker serves lunch Monday through Friday from 11am to 3pm, offering fabulous foodstuffs for a quick lunch break, a client meeting, or just a leisurely afternoon in the Gaslamp. Start with a salad, soup or small plate and work your way towards the magic that happens between the buns or on our larger mains.

MOCKTAILS

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

GREENS

add chicken +7, shrimp +9, steak +9
niçoise olive oil poached local albacore, soft boiled egg, marinated marble potatoes, green beans, niçoise olives, red wine vinaigrette 19
asian chopped salad napa cabbage, baby kale, snow peas, carrots, bean sprouts, ginger soy dressing 15
searsucker cobb mixed greens, bacon, egg, avocado, tomatoes, blue crumbles, shallot vinaigrette 14
caesar little gem, kale, parmesan, cheesy crouton 13
mixed greens radishes, carrots, cherry tomatoes, croutons, roasted garlic oregano vinaigrette 13

BETWEEN BUNS

all sandwiches served with mixed greens & champagne vinaigrette

slow roasted turkey bacon, tomato, lettuce, whole grain aioli 16
grilled cheese & tomato soup gruyère, provolone, parmesan 14
searsucker burger 8 oz patty, white cheddar, bacon, secret sauce 19
shrimp banh mi grilled marinated shrimp, pickled carrots, daikon & cucumber, jalapeños, cilantro 18
fried chicken sandwich mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños 17

 

 

OCEAN

mussels american lager pub beer, chorizo, garlic, shallots, basil, grilled focaccia 18
fritto misto shrimp, calamari, shishito peppers, green beans, lemon, ancho chili 15
local catch of the day chipotle, bleu, roasted red pepperonata 25
pan seared pacific salmon brussels sprouts leaves, pomegranate seeds, preserved lemon, cider vinegar-caramelized maple syrup 38
angel hair pasta squid, mussels, clams, tomato, white wine, fennel, garlic, chili flakes 22

FARM

steak frites arugula, fries 31
roasted squash farrotto roasted maitake mushrooms, kale purée, chili oil, citrus greek yogurt 25
pan roasted mary’s chicken torn sourdough, arugula, frisée, currants, chicken jus 24

ANDS

duck fat fries parm, prosciutto dust, chipotle ketchup 9
tomato soup basil oil 7
brussels sprouts walnuts, serrano vinaigrette 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.

Bottomless Weekend Brunch

Wake up with San Diego's Brunch Favorites and Bottomless Mimosas

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 is a must-try — to weekend beach party fare — the Shrimp n' Grits with golden eggs is not for the faint of heart. No matter your style, it all pairs well with brunch cocktails and bottomless mimosas!

TO START…

sticky bun cinnamon, cream cheese 7
doughnuts filled with chef’s selection 7
biscuits & gravy 7
tomato soup 7
crab toast  fresh louisiana lump crab, avocado, cherry tomatoes, sourdough 15
mussels american lager pub beer, chorizo, garlic, shallots, basil, grilled focaccia 17

 

BRUNCHIN’

caesar little gem, kale, parmesan, cheesy crouton 13
cobb mixed greens, bacon, avocado, tomatoes, bleu cheese, cabernet vinaigrette 13
el americano choice of sausage or bacon, two eggs any style, breakfast potatoes, toast 13
chilaquiles red sauce, pico de gallo, sour cream, cheese, fried eggs 14
steak and eggs breakfast potatoes, shishito pepper chimichurri 19
green eggs & ham pork belly, poached egg, brioche, hollandaise, balsamic 15
rice crispy crusted bread pudding french toast farmers market strawberries, whipped cream 14
searsucker burger white cheddar, bacon, onion jam, secret sauce 19
b.l.a.t bacon, arugula, avocado, heirloom tomato, sourdough 14
fried chicken sandwich mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños 17
shrimp banh mi marinated shrimp, pickled carrots, daikon & cucumber, jalapenos, cilantro 16

JUST BECAUSE…

seasonal fruit 7
duck fat fries 9
sausage 5
honey cured bacon 5
fried egg 2
breakfast potatoes 6

A BEVY OF BEVY’S

bottomless mimosas bottoms up ’til 2pm! 19
bellini peach, champagne 9
manmosa champagne, whiskey, lemon, blackberry, maple, bacon 12
beasty bloody mary six-chili infused vodka, house made bloody 13

MOCKTAILS

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

 

 

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.

Searsucker's Playful Cocktails Complement Every Bite

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

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--named the OFFICIAL cocktail of the Gaslamp Quarter--or one of the fun twists on familiar whiskey specialties (bet you've never had a PB&J Old Fashioned before!) at lunch, brunch, dinner or during daily happy hour from 3-6pm!

WE CAN BE A BIT OLD FASHIONED 14

classic old fashioned crooked fox texas bourbon, brown sugar, orange oil, cinnamon, cherry, aromatic and orange bitters
smoked old fashioned knob creek rye searsucker private barrel, barrel smoked maple syrup, aromatic and orange bitters
pb&j old fashioned peanut infused maker’s mark bourbon, fassionola syrup, strawberry/orange bitters, strawberry
brazilian old fashioned avuá amburana cachaça, barrel smoked old fashioned syrup, sarsaparilla bitters, orange bitters
bananas foster old fashioned ambros banana whiskey, brown sugar, baking spices, aromatic bitters
reposado old fashioned don julio reposado tequila, chipotle cane sugar syrup, orange flower water

SPECIALTY COCKTAILS 14

french squeezed grey goose vodka, lillet blanc, apricot, passionfruit, pineapple, lime, cardamom, mint
raspberry beret belvedere vodka, raspberries, lemon, lychee
snake in the grass cucumber gin, bruised mint, lime, soda
far south of the border el silencio mezcal, peach, lime, tarragon
peter rabbit pimm’s #1, bruised basil, pressed lemon, pickled carrot ~ add sipsmith gin +3
jalaberry strawpeño house-infused strawberry jalapeño tequila, lime, agave ~ make it cadillac +3
blackberry smash maker’s mark bourbon, blackberries, mint, lemon
up all night remy 1738 cognac, peach, campari, tropical red bull

SOME CLASSICS 13

brown derby bulleit bourbon, grapefruit juice, honey syrup
whiskey sour medley bros. high proof whiskey, cane sugar, lemon juice, angostura bitters
paper plane jim beam bourbon, amaro nonino, aperol, lemon juice
negroni nolet’s gin, carpano antica sweet vermouth, campari
penicillin dewar’s white label scotch, ginger honey syrup, lemon juice, ardbeg islay mist

WINES BY THE GLASS

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING
prosecco, nino franco, italy nv 11
rosé, jansz, australia nv 15
champagne, delamotte, france nv 17

ROSÉ
rosé, miraval, côtes de provence, france ‘17 13

WHITE
riesling, august kesseler, germany ‘17 10
pinot grigio, terlan, italy ‘17 13
sauvignon blanc, henri lurton, mexico ‘17 15
sauvignon blanc, cloudy bay, new zealand ‘17 19
sancerre, patient cottat, france ‘17 16
chardonnay, laird family estate ‘red hen’, napa ‘16 15
chardonnay, gary farrell, russian river ‘16 19

RED
mencía, joaquín rebolledo, spain ‘17 12
malbec, familiglia mosso, argentina ‘17 15
zinfandel, edmeades, mendocino ‘14 11
pinot noir, tondré, sta. lucia ‘14 15
pinot noir, emeritus, russian river valley ‘15 21
red blend, viña cobos ‘cocodrilo’, argentina ‘16 17
cabernet, daou, paso robles ‘17 15
cabernet, stag’s leap ‘artemis’, napa ‘16 29

**Ask to see our bottle list!

BREWS

DRAFTS
pale ale, alesmith ‘.394’ 8
pale lager, 10 barrel ‘pub beer’ 8
blonde ale, harland brewing co. 8
ipa, stone brewing ‘scorpion bowl’ 8

CANS
cider, rekorderlig passion fruit 8
cider, anthem apple 7
kombucha, juneshine ‘blood orange mint’ 16oz 9
kombucha, juneshine ‘honey lemon ginger’ 16oz 9
pilsner, stella artois 7
lager, modelo 7
lager, dos equis 7
mexican lager, thorn street ‘barrio’ 8
blonde ale, 32 north ‘shelter island’ 8
white ale, saint archer 7
white ale, avery ‘white rascal’ 8
amber ale, pizza port ‘chronic’ 16oz 8
vanilla cream ale, mother earth ‘cali creamin’ 7
pale ale, thorn st ‘the rock’ 8
ipa, mikkeller ‘windy hill’ 16oz 8
ipa, stone ‘delicious’ 8
ipa, karl strauss ‘aurora hoppyalis’ 8
ipa, abnormal ‘boss pour’ 16oz 8
double ipa, mongo 16oz 8
milk stout, belching beaver ‘peanut butter’ 8

 

 

**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.

Searsucker is the Perfect Downtown Happy Hour

Enjoy your favorite cocktails and small plates DAILY from 3-6PM in the bar and lounge!

With varied options for any poison you pick and served DAILY from 3-6pm, Searsucker has one of downtown’s best Happy Hours. After work or before you hit the town, stop by Searsucker's happy hour and snack on appetizers (like our famous duck fat fries or spicy tuna poke) or grab a $6 local craft beer, $7 glass of wine, or $9 specialty cocktail like the jalaberry strawpeño made with house-infused strawberry jalapeño tequila, lime & agave.

FROM THE BAR

$9 SPECIALTY COCKTAILS

standard old fashioned
crooked box texas bourbon, old fashioned syrup, orange bitters, angostura
smoked old fashioned
knob creek rye ‘searsucker private barrel’, orange, angostura, barrel smoke maple syrup
pb&j old fashioned
peanut infused maker’s mark bourbon, fassionola syrup, strawberry
blackberry smash
maker’s mark bourbon, blackberries, mint lemon
snake in the grass
cucumber gin, bruised mint, lime, soda
jalaberry strawpeño
strawberry jalapeño tequila, lime, agave

$7 HOUSE-MADE INFUSIONS

cucumber gin
jalapeno strawberry tequila

$ 7 WELLS

$6 SANGRIA

red wine, peach liqueur, fresh fruit

$7 HOUSE WINE

red / white / sparkling

$6 DRAFTS

Searsucker Pub Beer

FROM THE KITCHEN

duck fat fries 6
parm, prosciutto dust, chipotle ketchup

chicken wings 15
house-made adobo, jalapeños

burger + beer 17
cheddar, onion jam, fries, searsucker pub beer

fish tacos 7
pico, serrano aioli, cabbage

fried shishito peppers 7
ponzu, bonito flakes

fritto misto 15
shrimp, calamari, shishito peppers, green beans, lemon, ancho aioli

hummus 12
house-made pickles, everything crackers, olive oil

charcuterie & cheese 26
rotating selection of cured meat, cheese & seasonal fixin’s

 

 

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.

Mother's Day Brunch

Show Mom you love her a BRUNCH! Treat her to a 2-course brunch for $20, or let her choose her own a la carte options. But first, mama needs a cocktail! We’ve paired up with You & Yours on a DIY spritz bar, so mom can make her own Insta-worthy brunch cocktail!

PRIX-FIXE MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH MENU

$20 per person (+ $10 for a DIY You & Yours Spritz)
BRUNCHIN' (choice of):
The Basic eggs any style, potatoes, toast, choice of bacon or sausage
Bread Pudding French Toast rice crispy crust, balsamic strawberries, black pepper whipped cream
Chilaquiles salsa roja, pico de gallo, two eggs, queso fresco, sour cream
The Cowboy steak, eggs, house potatoes, chimichurri
Shrimp n' Grits black tiger shrimp, cheddar grits, poached egg, blackening spice, tomato, basil
Cobb Salad mixed greens, bacon, blue cheese, cherry tomatoes, avocado, shallot vinaigrette
Fried Chicken Sandwich mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños
Searsucker Burger 8 oz. patty, white cheddar, onion jam, pickles, secret sauce
SOMETHIN' SWEET (choice of):
Cheese Plate triple cream brie, orange marmalade, olive oil crostini
Spring Panna Cotta vanilla cream, berries
Sticky Toffee Pudding  date and tamarind pudding, toffee sauce, guajillo whipped cream
Chocolate Mousse Bar  chocolate almond cake, salted peanut butter Rice Krispies
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.

Stay Sweet, San Diego

No meal is complete without a little sumpin' sumpin' to satisfy that sweet tooth.

At Searsucker, we believe the perfect meal should end with the perfect dessert. Pick a few to share and satisfy everyone's craving, whether it's something light and fruity like our pastry chef's rotating seasonal cobbler, sweet and salty like the peanut butter and chocolate mousse bar, or rich and decadent like the blondie sundae.

Milk + Sugar

dessert sampler 20
doughnuts + chocolate mousse barGF + cookies

cake batter milkshake 14
cake batter ice cream, toasted marshmallow creme, snickerdoodle cookie, doughnut hole

chocolate milkshake 14
chocolate ice cream, whipped creme, peanut butter cookie, all-american brownie

s’mores milkshake 14
toasted marshmallow ice cream, chocolate dipped graham cracker, marshmallow fluff

warm spiced doughnuts 9
crème anglais & chocolate sauce

chocolate mousse barGF 9
chocolate almond cake, peanut butter rice krispies, peanut butter ice cream (contains nuts)

spring berry panna cotta 9
vanilla bean panna cotta, macerated berries, balsamic-glazed strawberries, basil shortbread cookie

sticky toffee pudding 9
tangy date cake, toffee sauce, guajillo-infused whipped cream

cookies + coffee 8
sea-salted chocolate chunk cookies, vanilla ice cream

ice cream + sorbetGF
one scoop 5, two scoop 7, three scoop 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.

Mother's Day Brunch

Show Mom you love her a BRUNCH! Treat her to a 2-course brunch for $20, or let her choose her own a la carte options. But first, mama needs a cocktail! We’ve paired up with You & Yours on a DIY spritz bar, so mom can make her own Insta-worthy brunch cocktail!

PRIX-FIXE MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH MENU

$20 per person (+ $10 for a DIY You & Yours Spritz)
BRUNCHIN' (choice of):
The Basic eggs any style, potatoes, toast, choice of bacon or sausage
Bread Pudding French Toast rice crispy crust, balsamic strawberries, black pepper whipped cream
Chilaquiles salsa roja, pico de gallo, two eggs, queso fresco, sour cream
The Cowboy steak, eggs, house potatoes, chimichurri
Shrimp n' Grits black tiger shrimp, cheddar grits, poached egg, blackening spice, tomato, basil
Cobb Salad mixed greens, bacon, blue cheese, cherry tomatoes, avocado, shallot vinaigrette
Fried Chicken Sandwich mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños
Searsucker Burger 8 oz. patty, white cheddar, onion jam, pickles, secret sauce
SOMETHIN' SWEET (choice of):
Cheese Plate triple cream brie, orange marmalade, olive oil crostini
Spring Panna Cotta vanilla cream, berries
Sticky Toffee Pudding  date and tamarind pudding, toffee sauce, guajillo whipped cream
Chocolate Mousse Bar  chocolate almond cake, salted peanut butter Rice Krispies
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.

Mother's Day Brunch

Show Mom you love her a BRUNCH! Treat her to a 2-course brunch for $20, or let her choose her own a la carte options. But first, mama needs a cocktail! We’ve paired up with You & Yours on a DIY spritz bar, so mom can make her own Insta-worthy brunch cocktail!

PRIX-FIXE MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH MENU

$20 per person (+ $10 for a DIY You & Yours Spritz)
BRUNCHIN' (choice of):
The Basic eggs any style, potatoes, toast, choice of bacon or sausage
Bread Pudding French Toast rice crispy crust, balsamic strawberries, black pepper whipped cream
Chilaquiles salsa roja, pico de gallo, two eggs, queso fresco, sour cream
The Cowboy steak, eggs, house potatoes, chimichurri
Shrimp n' Grits black tiger shrimp, cheddar grits, poached egg, blackening spice, tomato, basil
Cobb Salad mixed greens, bacon, blue cheese, cherry tomatoes, avocado, shallot vinaigrette
Fried Chicken Sandwich mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños
Searsucker Burger 8 oz. patty, white cheddar, onion jam, pickles, secret sauce
SOMETHIN' SWEET (choice of):
Cheese Plate triple cream brie, orange marmalade, olive oil crostini
Spring Panna Cotta vanilla cream, berries
Sticky Toffee Pudding  date and tamarind pudding, toffee sauce, guajillo whipped cream
Chocolate Mousse Bar  chocolate almond cake, salted peanut butter Rice Krispies
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.

San Diego Restaurant Week!

Don’t miss these limited-time deals on pre-fixe menus, featuring both classic favorites and brand NEW dishes! Stop by on your weekday lunch break for a 2-course meal for $20, or join us for a 3-course dinner for $50 from January 20-27th.

2-Course Lunch // $20

MAINS

searsucker burger 8 oz patty, white cheddar, bacon, secret sauce
shrimp bahn mi grilled marinated shrimp, pickled carrots, daikon & cucumber, jalapeños, cilantro
niçoise albacore, soft boiled egg, marble potatoes, green beans, niçoise olives, red wine vinaigrette
bacon cobb mixed greens, avocado, tomatoes, bleu crumbles, red wine vinaigrette

SOMETHIN’ SWEET

chocolate mousse bar chocolate almond cake, rice krispies, peanut butter ice cream
spiced poached quince candied walnuts, mascarpone mousse, fresh pomegranate seeds

3-Course Dinner // $50

MAINS

caesar little gem, kale, parmesan, cheesy crouton
pork belly jalapeño slaw, tamarind date purée
meatball bell pepper, onions, provolone
hummus pickles, everything cracker, olive oil

MAINS

squash farrotto roasted maitake mushrooms, kale purée, chili oil, citrus greek yogurt
short rib horseradish, whipped potatoes, glazed carrots, watercress
shrimp + grits tomatoes, blackening spice, basil
mary’s chicken marble potatoes, lemon, spicy vinaigrette

SOMETHIN’ SWEET

chocolate mousse bar chocolate almond cake, rice krispies, peanut butter ice cream
cookies & ice cream sea-salted chocolate chunk cookies, vanilla ice cream

FOOD ALLERGY DISCLAIMER Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs, may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. — Section 11051, 2003 DC. Food Code: Customers concerned with food allergies need to be aware of this risk. We will not assume any liability for adverse reactions to foods consumed, or items one may come in contact with while eating at any of our establishments, or catered events. *Menu items are subject to availability and can 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.**