Lounge & Afternoon Tea
Warm fireplaces and elegant furnishings highlight this San Diego luxury resort's beautiful lobby centerpiece, flanked on one side by the handsome Library – an intimate setting with antique books and comfortable chairs – and on the other, a commanding marble bar and rich colors set a sophisticated mood.
Lobby Lounge Menu
Sip expertly crafted cocktails, like the refreshing Margarita Blossom or an Amor Dulce Amor Martini featuring strawberry-infused tequila. Pair one (or two) with light fare, such as the Crispy Tuna Roll, Pizza Margherita or California Cheese and Charcuterie.
Daily, 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Angus Beef Sliders, 17
Aged Gouda, Slow-Roasted Tomato, Caramelized Onion, Housemade Special Sauce
Add Pommes Frites, 6
Americano Proscuitto Flatbread, 17
Wild Arugula, Di Stefano Burrata
Crispy Tempura Tuna Roll, 16
Soy Sauce, Pickled Ginger, Wasabi
Seasonal Soup Flight, 14
Lobster Bisque, Butternut Squash Velouté, Potato Leek, Toasted Baguette
Crispy Calamari, 16
Sweet Chili Aïoli
Classic Hummus, 12
Pita Bread Chips, Cherry Peppers
Maine Lobster Tacos, 25
Sweet Corn Salsa, Tequila-Lime Dressing
Choice of Corn or Flour Tortillas
California Charcuterie Plate, 22
Artisan Cured Meats, Pickled Vegetables, Assorted Mustards
Artisan Cheese Plate, 21
Humboldt Fog, Petite Basque, Truffle Pecorino, Shaft’s Blue
Smoky Chicken Quesadilla, 16
Chipotle Tomato Salsa, Guacamole, Sour Cream
DEL MAR CLASSICS, 15
Del Mar Sidecar
Rémy Martin 1738 Cognac, Cointreau, Orange Juice, Ginger Syrup, Veuve Clicquot Champagne
Grand Old Fashioned
Apricot-Infused Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, Club Soda, Bitters
San Diego Mule
Belvedere Vodka, Canton Ginger Liqueur, Ginger Beer, Strawberries, Lemon Juice
So Cal Pisco Sour
Pisco Portón, Grapefruit Juice, Lime Juice, Egg White, Agave Nectar, Angostura Bitters, Cinnamon
West Coast Manhattan
Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Tia Maria Liqueur, Sweet Vermouth, Bitters
GRAND SIGNATURES, 15
Amor Dulce Amor
Strawberry-Infused Patrón Silver Tequila, Cointreau, Strawberries, Lime Juice
Stolichnaya Razberi Vodka, Chambord, Pineapple Juice, Raspberry Purée, Champagne Floater
Jalapeño-Infused Cazadores Reposado Tequila, Cointreau, Agave Nectar, Lime Juice
Don Julio Silver Tequila, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Agave Nectar, Lime Juice, Grapefruit Juice
The Ringer Raspberry-Champagne Mojito
Bacardi Superior, Sparkling Wine, Raspberries, Mint, Lime
SEASONAL SIPS, 15
Del Mar Sunrise
Red Beet-Infused Beefeater Gin, Lime Juice, Ginger Juice, Herb-Infused Syrup
Cazadores Reposado Tequila, Maraschino Liqueur, Cactus Fruit Purée,
Lime Juice, Rosemary-Honey Syrup
Cinnamon-Infused Rum, Horchata
Absolut Elyx Vodka, Calvados Brandy, Apricots, Orange Juice
German Riesling, Sage, Lemon Juice, Herb-Infused Syrup
German Riesling, Pomegranate Juice and Seeds, Basil, Lime, Orange-Infused Syrup
The Grand Del Mar welcomes you for an elegant afternoon in the comfortable setting of this luxury San Diego resort’s Library. Enjoy beautiful music and a perfect pot of fine tea, or glass of wine, with pastries and tea sandwiches to complete this time-honored tradition.
Three Courses, Choice of Tea
Three Courses, Choice of Tea, Choice of Wines by the Glass
TEA FORTE SELECTIONS
Rich Indian Assam blacktea and Italian bergamot oil. Pure, classic Earl Grey from the finest organic ingredients.
A perfectly balanced blend of superb Assam teas steeps a great cup. Enjoy with milk and a touch of sugar.
A lively, exotic blend of indian black tea and aromatic spices. Cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and ginger flavor this warming cup.
Referred to as the "champagne of teas," this sought-after Darjeeling from the esteemed Monteviot Estate
is prized for its delicate flavor and aroma.
Lightly steamed "sencha-style" then scented with jasmine blossoms, this fragrant blend is clean and floral with grassy overtones.
A superior grade green tea plucked in the early spring. Steamed to a bright cip with a soothing taste,
fresh green vegetal notes and lively nutty tones.
Smooth and sublime, this organic rare white tea is enlivened with crisp apples and sun-sweet tangerines.
An alluring addition of fragrant rosemary adds to this savory garden cup.
Rarest Pai Mu Tan white tea is plucked in early spring from a special varietal tea bush called "chaicha".
Blended with fragrant Madagascar vanilla and tropical tease of island coconut. delicate, refreshing and divine.
A calming, chamomile tisane with a delicate fruit finals. Chamomile flowers, orange peel and vanilla steep a mild,
yet satisfying brew.
Cool, brilliant peppermint is complemented by sunny citrus zest. A perfectly refreshing cup that warms the body and soothes the soul.
Bold and enticing with a lively character. A bit of lemon verbena lifts the spirits while black pepper heightens the spicy afterglow.
Luscious, succulent raspberries highlight this ruby red hibiscus flower infusion. Pleasantly tart and extraordinarily sweet.
WINES BY THE GLASS
Sorella Bronca, Brut, Prosecco, Veneto, Italy NV, 13
Sommelier Select Champagne
Lucien Crochet, Sauvignon Blanc Sancerre, Loire Valley, France 2011, 13
Sommelier Select Chardonnay
Domaine Chandon, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 2009, 14
Sommelier Select Pinot Noir
Relax in the elegant surroundings of our Lobby Lounge and enjoy a talented lineup of entertainers, Wednesday through Saturday from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm.
Kenny Yarborough pairs his electric guitar skills and vocal talent to play an array of popular hits and contemporary favorites, from the Beach Boys to James Ingram.
The exotic sounds of Flamenco guitarist Fred Benedetti ease you into a relaxing weekend. Born in Sasebo, Japan, he began playing guitar at the age of 9 and has since traveled the world and played with jazz ar tists, such as Dave Brubeck.
Multitalented pianist, saxophonist and vocalist, Rick Ross, brings his jazz and contemporary music sounds to the Lobby Lounge. A uniquely versatile musician, Ross’ performances consist of vocal styles from Frank Sinatra and Billy Joel, while his saxophone reper toire is diverse and includes selections from Grover Washington Jr., Stan Getz and Kenny G.
Jon Sandoval is a pianist, singer and also plays guitar, bass and harmonica. His repertoire is versatile and eclectic, featuring indie, lounge and classic rock sounds.
Friday – Saturday,
2:00 pm – 12:30 am
Sunday – Thursday,
2:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Afternoon Tea Hours
Friday – Sunday,
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Live Entertainment Hours
Wednesday – Saturday,
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm