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Awards

Southern California’s most acclaimed fine dining restaurant garners praise from culinary connoisseurs and prestigious institutions around the world, boasting an impressive list of accolades that shines brighter every year.

  • AAA Five Diamond Restaurant, 2009 – 2017
  • Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Restaurant, 2009 – 2017
  • Relais & Châteaux Grand Chef William Bradley, November 2010
  • Grand Award, Wine Spectator, 2009 – 2017
  • Culinary Master, Robb Report, 2013
  • Top Restaurant for Service, Zagat, February 2013
  • Top 10 Best Restaurants for Service in the U.S., 2013 Diners' Choice, OpenTable.com, February 2013
  • Best Hotel Restaurant, Ranch & Coast Magazine's Readers' Choice, 2012, 2013
  • “100 Best Wine Restaurants”, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, August 2011, 2012
  • Top 100 Wine Lists in the U.S., OpenTable 2012 Diner's Choice Awards, October 2012
  • Silver Fork Award, San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, 2012
  • Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in the U.S., OpenTable 2012 Diner's Choice Awards, February 2012
  • Top 10 Restaurants of 2011, Dining Critic's Choice, San Diego Magazine, January 2012
  • Top 100 U.S. Restaurants – Best Overall, OpenTable Diner's Choice Awards, 2011, 2012
  • America’s 10 Best Hotel Restaurants, Frommers.com, 2011
  • Best of French Restaurants, Readers' Choice, Del Mar Times, 2011, 2012
  • Best of Food, Riviera San Diego Best of San Diego, January 2011
  • Top 5 Celebrity Chefs – William Bradley, Haute Living Orange County, January 2011
  • Sustainability Award – William Bradley, Couteaux Review, January 2011
  • Top 25 Hotel Restaurants, Zagat Survey, December 2010
  • Best of the Best Money No Object, San Diego Magazine Best Restaurants 2010, June 2010
  • Most Extensive Wine List, San Diego Magazine Best Restaurants 2010, June 2010
  • Wine Restaurant of the Year, Santé Magazine 2010 Restaurant Awards, October 2010
  • Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Gayot.com, 2010, 2011
  • L.A. – San Diego Rising Star Chef – William Bradley, StarChefs.com, February 2010
  • Wine Hospitality Award for Hotel/Resort Fine Dining, Santé, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • 17 out of 20 rating from Gayot.com, July 2009
  • Chef of the Year – William Bradley, Riviera San Diego, July 2009
  • 28 out of 30 restaurant rating from San Diego Zagat Survey, 2008
  • Crystal Beverage Award’s Award of Distinction for Best Wine List, The Tasting Panel magazine in partnership with Waterford Crystal, 2008
  • Best California Wine List, California Restaurant Association, 2008
  • Best Sommelier Service, San Diego Magazine Best of San Diego 2008, August 2008
  • America’s Best Spots for Fine Wine, Forbes.com, February 2008
  • Best New Restaurants for 2007, Esquire, November 2007
  • Best New Wine Lists 2007, Food & Wine, July 2007
  • Three star review, Los Angeles Times, February 2007 (Highest review of a restaurant outside Los Angeles)
    Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Restaurant, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
    Relais & Châteaux Grand Chef William Bradley, November 2010
    Grand Award, Wine Spectator, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
    Top Restaurant for Service, Zagat, February 2013
    Top 10 Best Restaurants for Service in the U.S., 2013 Diners' Choice, OpenTable.com, February 2013
    Best Hotel Restaurant, Ranch & Coast Magazine's Readers' Choice, 2012, 2013
    “100 Best Wine Restaurants”, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, August 2011, 2012
    Top 100 Wine Lists in the U.S., OpenTable 2012 Diner's Choice Awards, October 2012
    Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in the U.S., OpenTable 2012 Diner's Choice Awards, February 2012
    Top 10 Restaurants of 2011, Dining Critic's Choice, San Diego Magazine, January 2012
    Top 100 U.S. Restaurants – Best Overall, OpenTable Diner's Choice Awards, 2011, 2012
    America’s 10 Best Hotel Restaurants, Frommers.com, 2011
    Best of French Restaurants, Readers' Choice, Del Mar Times, 2011, 2012
    Best of Food, Riviera San Diego Best of San Diego, January 2011
    Top 5 Celebrity Chefs – William Bradley, Haute Living Orange County, January 2011
    Sustainability Award – William Bradley, Couteaux Review, January 2011
    Top 25 Hotel Restaurants, Zagat Survey, December 2010
    Best of the Best Money No Object, San Diego Magazine Best Restaurants 2010, June 2010
    Most Extensive Wine List, San Diego Magazine Best Restaurants 2010, June 2010
    Wine Restaurant of the Year, Santé Magazine 2010 Restaurant Awards, October 2010
    Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Gayot.com, 2010, 2011
    L.A. – San Diego Rising Star Chef – William Bradley, StarChefs.com, February 2010
    Wine Hospitality Award for Hotel/Resort Fine Dining, Santé, 2007, 2008, 2009
    17 out of 20 rating from Gayot.com, July 2009
    Chef of the Year – William Bradley, Riviera San Diego, July 2009
    28 out of 30 restaurant rating from San Diego Zagat Survey, 2008
    Crystal Beverage Award’s Award of Distinction for Best Wine List, The Tasting Panel magazine in partnership with Waterford Crystal, 2008
    Best California Wine List, California Restaurant Association, 2008
    Best Sommelier Service, San Diego Magazine Best of San Diego 2008, August 2008
    America’s Best Spots for Fine Wine, Forbes.com, February 2008
    Best New Restaurants for 2007, Esquire, November 2007
    Best New Wine Lists 2007, Food & Wine, July 2007
    Three star review, Los Angeles Times, February 2007 (Highest review of a restaurant outside Los Angeles)