Rustic Root showcases a dynamic rustic American cuisine where dishes are rooted in tradition yet have an inventive modern flare. Our signature drink menu concentrates on timeless and iconic classics, with creative options for playful drinkers like their craft cocktail shots – sip-size versions of the classics finished with curated garnishes.
The food and drink menus feature high-quality ingredients that transform simple favorites into flavorful and seasonally-infused dishes and cocktails.
Cheers to the Weekend!
Saturday & Sunday 9am – 10am
All downstairs dining room brunch reservations made before 10am receive a complimentary bottle of champagne. Mention this offer while making a reservation. Cheers! *1 bottle per six people, 21+ with valid ID.
Saturday & Sunday
Start your weekend off right with a delicious, made from scratch brunch. Choose from seasonal scrambled skillets, buttermilk pancakes, eggs benedict and more. Pair with a refreshing mimosa and enjoy.
Vices & Vino
Every Monday evening, 5:30pm – close
Live acoustic music pours through our downstairs dining room as half priced bottles of wine flow freely. Join us every Monday evening in our downstairs dining room, where all bottles of wine are half off.
Monday – Friday, 4-6pm
The best Happy Hour is a Rooftop Happy Hour! Enjoy half off featured appetizers, $5 draft beers, $5 glasses of red or white wine, $6 premium drinks, $8 timeless & seasonal cocktails.
Thursday November 23rd, 2 – 8pm
Join us from 2 – 8pm in our downstairs dining room for a special Thanksgiving dinner featuring a three-course $55 menu featuring all your traditional favorites with a rustic twist. Our rooftop lounge will also be open from 2 – 8pm for all your football fans!
Monday, December 25th
We’ll be open for a very merry Christmas Dinner from 3 – 9pm. Our $55 three course prix fixe will include all your traditional favorites with a rustic twist! Full menu details coming soon.
New Year’s Eve Dinner
Sunday December 31st
We’ll welcome 2018 in style with our four course $125 prix fixe menu featuring dishes like Chef Marcel’s Wagyu Bavette Steak, Parmesan Crusted Halibut, Crispy Duck Confit, and more. Full menu & wine pairings coming soon!
Now booking holiday parties!
Reserve space in our dining room, party on our rooftop overlooking the Gaslamp, or let us come to you for your next company party, meeting, birthday, or anniversary! We can accommodate groups as small as 20 to large events with 350 guests. For more information about hosting your event click here!
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535 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
Monday – Friday
4pm – 2am
Saturday – Sunday
9am – 2am
Literally everything we had was delicious, you can't go wrong with any of the menu items.
Another great addition from RMD! The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable; as well as very accomodating. Great staff, great food, great drinks; it's basically the perfect ambiance.
It's not every day that I leave a restaurant trying to figure out how quickly I can find and excuse to go back, but I'm already jonesin' for more Rustic Root.