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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 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” for the perfect meal!

COLD

house pickles habanero cucumber, dilly bean, soy chayote 6
spicy tuna poke* soy, ginger, sriracha, sesame, taro root chip 15
caesar romaine, pecorino, soft-cooked egg, cheesy crouton 11
beets blood orange, lemon yogurt, dukkah, arugula 14
chicories aged cheddar, apple, pomegranate, hazelnut vin 15
beef tartare* caper, beer mustard, egg yolk, potato chip 15
chicken liver toast sourdough, radish, blood orange marmalade 16
charcuterie & cheese rotating selection of cured meats, cheeses & seasonal fixins 27

SMALLS

baby broccoli miso-maple, togarashi crunch 9
roasted cabbage wedge bagna cauda, lemon bread crumbs 9
grilled octopus cucumber, avocado, chili, cilantro 14
biscuits whipped butter, guajillo honey 7
tomato soup grilled cheese, basil oil 10
mussels beer, sofritto, grilled bread, marjoram 17
duck wings chili oil, lemon, soy, sake 12
mushroom crepes goat cheese, tomato sauce 15
baked crab dip hatch green chilies, cream cheese, chives, saltines 19
shrimp + grits creole nage, tomato, blackening spice, basil 17
philly meatball bell pepper, onion, provolone 14
porkbelly date, pickled carrot-daikon, mint, thai basil 15
short rib horseradish, whipped potato, fried onion 15

 

 

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.

FARM

pan roasted chicken sunchoke, lemon, hot vin, pan drippings 25
filet tenderloin* creamed pickled leeks, chanterelle mushrooms, demi 40
prime dry aged new york strip* japanese sweet potato, shishito chimichurri 48
braised lamb neck hummus, tomato, pickled onion, herb 29
duroc bacon chop + sausage grilled escarole, garlic, chilies, mostarda 54
tomahawk ribeye* roasted peppers, onion confit, horseradish cream, house steak sauce 100

OCEAN

whole-grilled branzino* salsa verde, cucumber, sumac, parsley, lemon 37
maine scallops* olive, frisee, fennel, presevered lemon, guajillo broth 33
black + blue* local catch, chipotle, bleu, roasted red peperonata 32
king salmon* squash, arugula, pepitas, dried cherries, sherry vin 38

 

ANDS

brussels sprouts walnut, serrano vin 9
corn jalapeno, chorizo, corn crema, cilantro 8
butter mashed potato creme fraiche, chive 8
duck fat fries parm, prosciutto dust, chipotle ketchup 9

Enjoy Lunch San Diego Style

Searsucker has the best lunch San Diego has to offer!

Searsucker serves lunch Monday through Friday from 11am to2:30pm, offering fabulous foodstuffs for a quick work lunch or 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! 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!

A BEVY OF BEVY’S

modern times coffee black house blend cold brew nitro can 7
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
caesar romaine, pecorino, soft-cooked egg, cheesy crouton 11
champagne pear mixed greens, champagne vin, walnut, goat 12
bacon cobb mixed greens, avocado, red wine vin, tomato, bleu crumbles 13
escarole arugula apples, golden beets, hazelnut, sharp cheddar 13

SMALLS

tomato soup basil pesto, toasted sourdough 7
duck fat fries parm, prosciutto dust, chipotle ketchup 9
philly meatball bell pepper, onion, provolone 14
baked crab dip hatch green chilies, cream cheese, chives, saltines 19
spicy tuna poke* soy, ginger, sriracha, sesame, taro root chip 15
shrimp + grits creole nage, tomato, blackening spice, basil 17
mussels beer, sofritto, grilled bread, marjoram 17

 

 

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 royale with cheese 8 oz patty, white cheddar, bacon, secret sauce 16
buttermilk fried chicken mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños 15

PLATES

prime dry aged new york strip* japanese sweet potato, shishito chimichurri 48
tomahawk ribeye* roasted peppers, onion confit, horseradish cream, house steak sauce 100
king salmon* squash, arugula, pepitas, dried cherries, sherry vin 38
local catch of the day chipotle, bleu, roasted red peperonata 25
farro pilaf roasted squash, black kale, tomato, yogurt 21

ANDS

fries chipotle ketchup, brown butter 4
champagne greens balsamic vin 4
brussels sprouts walnut, serrano vin 9
broccolini evoo, chili, grana 9
corn jalapeno, chorizo, corn crema, cilantro 8

KIDS STUFF

grilled chicken fries 7
grilled cheddar cheese sourdough, fries 7

SOMETHIN’ SWEET

chocolate mousse bar chocolate almond cake, PB crispies, PB ice cream 9
strawberry rhubarb crumble grilled rhubarb / lemon streusel / mint ice cream 9

Weekend Brunch

Enjoy brunch all weekend long 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 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…

banana bread streusel, cream cheese 7
sticky bun cinnamon, cream cheese 14
granola greek yogurt, blueberry compote, farmer’s berries 10
doughnuts raspberry jam, lemon curd 7

SMALLS + GREENS

tomato soup basil pesto, toasted sourdough 7
caesar romaine, parm, egg, croutons 13
toasted cheese provolone, taleggio, quince jam, toast 13
bacon cobb seasonal greens, bleu, avocado, tomato 14

EGGS

schrooming 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
shrimp n’ grits golden egg, spicy shrimp, white cheddar grits 15
chilaquiles salsa verde, pico de gallo, sour cream, cheese, fried eggs 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 strawberries, 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 royale with cheese white cheddar, bacon, onion jam, secret sauce 16
buttermilk fried chicken mustard slaw, pickled jalapenos 15
blat bacon, arugula, avocado, heirloom tomato, sourdough 14
breakfast sandwich kaiser roll, egg, sausage, cheddar cheese, tomato 12

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 / seasonal fruit 7 / fries 7 / sausage 5 / honey cured bacon 5 / fried egg 2

A BEVY OF BEVY’S

bottomless mimosas we dare you to find the bottom! 18/guest
bellini peach, champagne 9
manmosa champagne, whiskey, lemon, blackberry, maple, bacon 12
beasty bloody mary six-chili infused vodka, house made bloody 13
champagne cocktail champagne, sugar, bitters 9
modern times coffee black house blend cold brew nitro can 7
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

Searsucker's Inventive 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 2:30-6pm!

WE CAN BE A BIT OLD FASHIONED

classic old fashioned old forester bourbon, old fashioned syrup, orange bitters, angostura 14
smoked old fashioned eagle rare 10yr bourbon, orange, angostura, barrel smoke maple syrup 14
cream soda old fashioned bulleit rye, barrel aged cola syrup, sarsparilla bitters 14
pb&j old fashioned peanut infused elijah craig bourbon, fassionola syrup, strawberry 14

SPECIALTY COCKTAILS

peter rabbit – named the Official Cocktail of the Gaslamp Quarter
pimm’s #1, bruised basil, pressed lemon, pickled carrot 13
make it extra special – add sipsmith gin +3

french squeezed grey goose vodka, lillet blanc, apricot, passion, cardamom, mint 13
jalaberry strawpeño house-infused strawberry jalapeño tequila, lime, agave 13 / cadillac +3
raspberry beret absolut elyx vodka, raspberries, lemon, lychee 13
far south of the border el silencio mezcal, peach, lime, tarragon 13
snake in the grass cucumber gin, bruised mint, lime, soda 13
brown derby toki japanese whisky, grapefruit, honey 13
blackberry smash maker’s mark bourbon, blackberries, mint, lemon 13
sucker punch hangar 1 lime vodka, green chartreuse, clement mahina, ginger, pineapple 13
pamplemousse press belvedere grapefruit vodka, grapefruit, pamplemousse liqueur, pressed lemon, soda 13
someone needs a hug virginia black whiskey, apricot, lemon, grapefruit 13
manhattan sazerac rye, carpano antica, angostura 13
dots & dashes diplomatico rum, avua cachaca, clove, mango, pineapple, lime 13
night owl absolut elyx vodka, espresso, bailey’s, chocolate liqueur 15

 

 

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.

WINES BY THE GLASS

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING
Prosecco, Valdo, IT, NV 9
Rosé, Bouvet “Excellence”, Loire Valey, FR NV 9
Brut, Delamotte, Champagne, FR NV 21
ROSÉ
Guado al Tasso “Scalabrone”, Bolgheri, IT ‘16 12

WHITE
Searsucker House White 9
Riesling, Loosen “Dr. L”, Germany ‘16 10
Pinot Grigio, Masi “Masianco”, Italy ‘15 12
Sancerre, Eric Louis, France ‘14 14
Sauvignon Blanc, Cloudy Bay, New Zealand ‘14 18
Chardonnay, Paul Hobbs ‘‘Crossbarn’’ Sonoma ‘14 15
Chardonnay, Hartford Court, Russian River ‘14 17

RED
Searsucker House Red 9
Malbec, Mi Terruño “Uvas”, Argentina ‘16 10
Pinot Noir, Elouan, Willamette, Oregon ‘15 12
Pinot Noir, Siduri, Russian River Valley ‘14 18
Tempranillo, 1808 “Crianza”, Rioja, Spain ‘14 13
Rhone Blend, Kunin “Pape Star” Central Coast ‘15 16
Bordeaux Blend, The Paring, Santa Ynez ‘13 17
Cabernet, Brave & Maiden, Santa Maria ‘15 15
Cabernet, Vineyard 29 “Cru” St. Helena ‘14 25

BREWS

DRAFTS
IPA, Mike Hess + Searsucker “Solis Batch 79” 8
American Amber, Modern Times “Blazing World” 8
Pale Lager, Malarkey Pub Beer 8
Brown Ale, San Diego Brewing Co. “Old Town Nut” 8

BOTTLES
Vanilla Ale, Mother Earth “Cali Creamin’” 7
Blonde Ale, St. Archer 7
IPA, Thorn St. “Relay” 8
IPA, Ballast Point “Sculpin Grapfruit” 8
IPA, Stone Brewing Co. “Vengeful Spirit” 7
Gose, Modern Times “Fruitlands” 8
Pale Ale, AleSmith “.394” 7
Pale Ale, Thorn St. “The Rock” 8
Milk Stout, Belching Beaver Peanut Butter 8
Coffee Stout, Modern Times “City of the Dead” 8
Hoppy Pilsner, Mikkeller “California Dream” 8
Mexican Lager, AleSmith Sublime 7
Honey Ale, Duck Foot “Drink This Or The Bees Die” 7

FEATURED
Boochcraft “Apple + Lime + Jasmine” 19

Searsucker is the Perfect Downtown Happy Hour

Enjoy your favorite cocktails and small plates DAILY from 2:30PM - 6:00PM in the bar and lounge!

With varied options for any poison you pick and served DAILY from 2:30-6pm, 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
old forester bourbon, old fashioned syrup, orange bitters, angostura
smoked old fashioned
eagle rare 10yr bourbon, orange, angostura, barrel smoke maple syrup
cream soda old fashioned
bulleit rye, barrel aged cola syrup, sarsparilla bitters
pb&j old fashioned
peanut infused elijah craig 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

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.

 

 $ 7 WELLS

$6 SANGRIA

red wine, peach liqueur, fresh fruit

$7 HOUSE WINE

red / white / sparkling

$6 DRAFTS

Searsucker Pub Beer

 

FROM THE KITCHEN

house pickle 4
habanero / corriander

duck fat fries 6
parm / prosciutto dust / chipotle ketchup

spicy tuna poke 10
soy / ginger / sriracha / sesame / taro root chip

shrimp & grits 10
creole mage / tomato / blackening spice / basil

philly meatball 8
bell peppers / onion / provolone

mussels 12
beer / soffrito / grilled bread / marjoram

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

 

Stay Sweet, San Diego

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

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

chocolate mousse bar* 9
chocolate almond cake / salted peanut butter rice krispies /
peanut butter ice cream / mocha caramel sauce

warm spiced doughnuts 9
mexican chocolate custard / abuelita chocolate

warm cookies + coffee 8
sea-salted chocolate cookies / fresh brewed

apple + white chocolate bread pudding 9
chai ice cream / pecan streusel / toffee sauce

blondie sundae 9
vanilla bean ice cream / sea salted blondies / pomegranate compote /
chocolate cookie crumble / caramel sauce

strawberry rhubarb crumble 9
grilled rhubarb / lemon streusel / mint ice cream

ice cream + sorbet 5 / 7 / 9

dessert sampler*
doughnuts + strawberry rhubarb crumble + 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.

Mother's Day Brunch

Show your Mother there's no other with a memorable afternoon in the Gaslamp! We'll be featuring a menu of brunch favorites, plus Chef Becky is baking housemade chocolate babka, and Chef Tony is preparing special dishes his own mom loves. Kick back to live music, sip on bottomless mimosas and enjoy time with Mom all afternoon long.

MAMA NEEDS A COCKTAIL…

bottomless mimosas bottoms up! 18/guest w/ brunch
bellini peach, champagne 9
manmosa champagne, whiskey, lemon, blackberry, maple, bacon 12
beasty bloody mary six-chili infused vodka, house made bloody 13
champagne cocktail champagne, sugar, bitters 9
modern times coffee black house blend cold brew nitro can 7
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

 

TO START…

chocolate babka ​served warm with orange honey butter
banana bread streusel, cream cheese 7
sticky bun cinnamon, cream cheese 7
granola greek yogurt, blueberry compote, farmer’s berries 10
doughnuts raspberry jam, lemon curd 7

MOTHER’S DAY SPECIALS

benedict “Oscar Style” dungeness crab, asparagus, grilled ciabatta, brown butter hollandaise 20
garden toast smashed avocado, radish / snap pea / carrot salad, soft cooked egg, preserved citrus vin 14

SMALLS + GREENS

tomato soup basil pesto, toasted sourdough 7
caesar romaine, parm, egg, croutons 13
bacon cobb seasonal greens, bleu, avocado, tomato 14

EGGS

schrooming mushrooms, spinach, parmesan, home fries, sourdough 13
boring scrambled eggs, home fries, toast, bacon 13
shrimp n grits sunny side up egg, spicy shrimp, white cheddar grits 15
chilaquiles salsa verde, pico de gallo, sour cream, cheese, fried eggs 14

GRIDDLE + IRON

cowboy steak, 2 fried eggs, home fries, chimichurri 19
french toast balsamic strawberries, black pepper whipped cream 14
short rib hash potatoes, poblano, arugula, fried egg 14

BETWEEN BUNS

1/2 pound burger white cheddar, bacon, onion jam, secret sauce 16
blat bacon, arugula, avocado, heirloom tomato, sourdough 14

JUST BECAUSE…

one foot in the grave 7
biscuits & gravy 7
seasonal fruit 7
fries 7
sausage 5
honey cured bacon 5
fried egg 2