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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 12
spicy tuna poke* sriracha, sesame, taro root chips 15
beef tartare* capers, beer mustard, egg yolk, potato chips 15
charcuterie & cheese rotating selection of cured meat, cheese & seasonal fixin’s 26

SHARED

biscuits whipped butter, guajillo honey 7
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 17
grilled octopus cucumbers, avocado, chili, cilantro 14
chicken wings house-made adobo, jalapeños 15
meatball bell peppers, onions, provolone 14
pork belly jalapeño slaw, tamarind date purèe 15

 

FARM

winter squash farrotto roasted maitake mushrooms, kale purée, chili oil, citrus greek yogurt 25
mary’s pan-roasted chicken marble potatoes, lemon, spicy vinaigrette, pan drippings 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 36
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
whole-grilled branzino* salsa verde, cucumbers, sumac, parsley, lemon 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
caesar little gem, kale, parmesan, cheesy crouton 13
bacon cobb mixed greens, avocado, tomatoes, bleu crumbles, red wine vinaigrette 13
mixed greens radishes, carrots, cherry tomatoes, croutons, roasted garlic oregano vinaigrette 13

SMALLS

duck fat fries parm, prosciutto dust, chipotle ketchup 9
spicy tuna poke* soy, ginger, sriracha, sesame, taro root chisp 15
mussels american lager pub beer, chorizo, garlic, shallots, basil, grilled focaccia 17
artichoke hearts spinach, olives, garlic, white wine, feta, dill crackers 13

 

BETWEEN BUNS

all sandwiches served with mixed greens & champagne vinaigrette

slow roasted turkey bacon, tomato, lettuce, aioli, whole grain 16
grilled cheese fontina, provolone, parmesan, tomato 14
searsucker burger 8 oz patty, white cheddar, bacon, secret sauce 16
chicken meatball bahn mi pickled vegetables, jalapeños, cilantro, garlic aioli 14

PLATES

steak frites arugula, fries 31
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
winter squash farrotto roasted maitake mushrooms, kale purée, chili oil, citrus greek yogurt 25

ANDS

fries chipotle ketchup, brown butter ketchup 4
tomato soup basil oil 7
brussels sprouts walnuts, serrano vinaigrette 9
corn jalapeño, chorizo, corn crema, cilantro 8

 

 

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
yogurt parfait greek yogurt, fresh berries, granola 10
doughnuts filled with chef’s selection 7
biscuits & gravy 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 16
b.a.l.t bacon, arugula, avocado, heirloom tomato, sourdough 14
chicken meatball banh mi pickled vegetables, jalapeños, cilantro, garlic aioli 14

JUST BECAUSE…

tomato soup basil oil 7
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 we dare you to find the bottom! 19
bellini peach, champagne 9
manmosa champagne, whiskey, lemon, blackberry, maple, bacon 12
beasty bloody mary six-chili infused vodka, house made bloody 13
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 old forester bourbon, old fashioned syrup, orange bitters, angostura 
smoked old fashioned eagle rare 10yr bourbon, orange, angostura, barrel smoke maple syrup 
pb&j old fashioned peanut infused elijah craig bourbon, fassionola syrup, strawberry 

SPECIALTY COCKTAILS 13

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

i want to be the big spoon por siempre sotol, peach, lime, cane sugar, sage, firewater bitters
french squeezed grey goose vodka, lillet blanc, apricot, passionfruit, pineapple, lime, cardamom, mint
raspberry beret absolut elyx vodka, raspberries, lemon, lychee
bitter flower nolet’s super floral gin, aperol, china china, lime
snake in the grass cucumber gin, bruised mint, lime, soda
jalaberry strawpeño house-infused strawberry jalapeño tequila, lime, agave ~ make it cadillac +3
far south of the border el silencio mezcal, peach, lime, tarragon
falling for jalisco volcan blanco tequila, apricot, cranberry shrub, lemon
in my feelings virginia black whiskey, spiced pear, lemon, simple
blackberry smash maker’s mark bourbon, blackberries, mint, lemon
manhattan sazerac rye, carpano antica, angostura

WINES BY THE GLASS

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING
prosecco, nino franco, italy 11
rosé, jansz, tasmania, nv 15
champagne, piper-heidsieck, france nv 19

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

WHITE
riesling, august kesseler, germany ‘15 10
pinot grigio, terlan, italy ‘16 13
sauvignon blanc, henri lurton, guadalupe valley, mx ‘17 15
sauvignon blanc, cloudy bay, new zealand, ‘17 22
sancerre, patient cottat, france ‘16 16
chardonnay, laird family estate, napa ‘15 15
chardonnay, gary farrell, russian river ‘15 19

RED
mencia, joaquin rebolledo, spain ‘17 12
malbec, felino, argentina ‘16 12
malbec, famiglia mosso, argentina ‘14 15
zinfandel, edmeades, mendocino ‘14 11
pinot noir, angela estate, oregon ‘13 17
red blend, cocodrilo, argentina ‘15 17
cabernet, big ranch, napa ‘13 15
cabernet, stag’s leap “artemis”, napa ‘14 29

BREWS

DRAFTS
pale ale, alesmith “.394” 8
pale lager, 10 barrel “pub beer” 8
blonde ale, saint archer 8
ipa, stone brewing, “scorpion bowl” 8

CANS
white ale, saint archer 7
white ale, avery “white rascal” 8
mexican lager, thorn street “barrio” 8
pilsner, stella artois 7
blonde ale, maui brewing “bikini blonde” 8
lager, modelo 7
lager, dos equis 7
cider, rekorderlig passion fruit 8
cider, anthem apple 7
amber ale, pizza port “chronic, 16oz 8
kolsch, mike hess “claritas” 7
ipa, ballast point, “grapefruit sculpin” 8
ipa, founder’s 8
ipa, stone, “delicious” 8
ipa, saint archer 7
double ipa, mongo 16oz 8
pale ale, thorn st, “the rock” 8
milk stout, belching beaver peanut butter 8
vanilla cream ale, mother earth “cali creamin” 7

 

 

**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
old forester bourbon, old fashioned syrup, orange bitters, angostura
smoked old fashioned
eagle rare 10yr bourbon, orange, angostura, barrel smoke maple syrup
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

 

$ 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

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.

Comic-Con Weekday Brunch!

All superheroes know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That’s why we’re kicking off each day of Comic-Con with BRUNCH! Fuel your downtown adventure with Gaslamp’s favorite Brunch Menu, offered Thursday & Friday from 10am-2:30pm (check out our normal weekend brunch menu to see what we’ve got on Saturday & Sunday!). Kick it off with $22 Bottomless Mimosas like Black Widow, then go full Hulk mode with beer broth mussels, get into the spirit of Captain America with the Royale with Cheese, or be a Daredevil with Chilaquiles!

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

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

warm spiced doughnuts 9
crème anglais / chocolate sauce

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

spiced poached quince* 9
candied walnuts / mascarpone mousse / fresh pomegranate seeds

blondie sundae 9
vanilla bean ice cream / sea salted blondies / triple berry compote / chocolate cookie crumble

raspberry bread pudding 9
raspberry ripple ice cream / hazelnut crumble / toffee sauce

ice cream + sorbet 5 / 7 / 9

dessert sampler* 20
doughnuts + chocolate mousse bar + cookies 

*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.

Comic-Con Weekday Brunch!

All superheroes know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That’s why we’re kicking off each day of Comic-Con with BRUNCH! Fuel your downtown adventure with Gaslamp’s favorite Brunch Menu, offered Thursday & Friday from 10am-2:30pm (check out our normal weekend brunch menu to see what we’ve got on Saturday & Sunday!). Kick it off with $22 Bottomless Mimosas like Black Widow, then go full Hulk mode with beer broth mussels, get into the spirit of Captain America with the Royale with Cheese, or be a Daredevil with Chilaquiles!

Ring in the New Year at Sear!

It’s going to be the hottest dinner party in the Gaslamp! Make the last supper of 2018 the best one yet, with Executive Chef Chris Gerwig’s special 4-course menu for $95 per person. Dance into 2019 with a late night DJ, plus toast to the New Year with complimentary bubbles at midnight!

AMUSE
baja oyster mignonette, caviar

COLD (choice of)
heirloom baby beet and burrata wild arugula, focaccia bread crumbs
hamachi tiradito eche de tigre, avocado
beef carpaccio watercress, crispy capers, radish

HOT (choice of)
savory french toast roasted wild mushrooms, whipped goat cheese, truffle butter sauce
maine lobster bisque cream, tomato
grilled spanish octopus hummus, chorizo oil, fennel citrus salad

MAIN (choice of)
vegetarian lasagna wild mushrooms, roasted delicata squash, bechamel, parmesan cheese
grilled branzino salsa verde, cucumber, citrus sumac salad
diver scallops roasted cauliflower purée, lardons, king trumpet mushrooms
roasted mary’s free-range chicken creamy polenta, roasted winter root vegetables
grilled dry-aged new york strip bacon mashed potatoes, rainbow swiss chard, pickled mustard seeds

& SOMETHIN ’ SWEET (choice of)
chocolate tart chocolate almond cake, peanut butter rice krispies, peanut butter ice cream
red wine poached pear chantilly cream, caramel tuile
cheese plate marin brie petite creme, lamb chopper, honeycomb

 

 

Based on availability of 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.