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Menu

Amaya La Jolla sources the freshest possible California produce and highest quality seafood, meat and poultry for its menus. Fans of Amaya at The Grand Del Mar's signature dishes will find their favorites here, in addition to all new creations and classic bites in the bar and lounge.

The good times flow easily with an extensive 300-label wine collection, which features a comprehensive list of global and regional offerings. The approachable wine list features more than 20 wines by the glass, and all bottles are under $100.

Creative cocktails and a variety of local handcrafted beers on tap are also available. Whether you’re sipping a new cocktail, or simply drinking in the surroundings, you’ll find every moment at Amaya La Jolla is worthy of toasting.

Sample menus are subject to change.

Appetizers


Crab and Lobster Bisque  12 

Tarragon Crème Fraîche

Half-Dozen Chilled Oysters  17   

Carrot and Ginger Granite

Butter Lettuce Salad  12   

Blue Cheese Crumbles, Crispy Onions, Buttermilk Dressing

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup  10    

Smoked Duck, Clover Honey

Suzie's Farm Vegetable Salad  14 

Ice Wine Vinaigrette

Selection of Artisan Cheeses  15    

Housemade Jam, Marcona Almonds

Trio of Ahi Tuna  18    

Spring Roll, Sashimi, Tartare

Rare Ahi Tuna, Warm "Niçoise"  18

French Beans, Potatoes, Olives

Grilled Spanish Octopus  18    

Roasted Potatoes, Housemade Chorizo, Poached Egg

Carnaroli Risotto  16

Wild Mushrooms

Whole-Roasted Quail  18    

Dried Cherry and Brioche Stuffing, Sauternes Sauce

Artisan Charcuterie Board  18    

House Pickled Vegetables, Mustards, Olives

Entrées


Seared Striped Bass  32 

Sunchoke Purée, Sautéed Spinach, Roasted Beets and Cauliflower

Maine Lobster "Pot Pie"  34     

Truffle Potato Purée, Brandied Lobster Gravy

Sautéed Garlic Prawns  29    

Potato Gnocchi, Wild Mushrooms, Broccolini, Truffle-Parmesan Broth

Lightly Smoked King Salmon  28     

Braised Lentils, Brussels Sprouts, Roasted Chicken Jus

Sea Bass  35    

Spring Vegetables, Caper Vinaigrette

Organic Quinoa  24     

Roasted Beets, Cipollini Onions, Pomegranate Molasses

Slow-Roasted Pork Chop  32    

Portabella, Gorgonzola and Potato Hash, Peppercorn Sauce

Cumin-Dusted Lamb Sirloin  38    

Housemade Merguez Sausage, Minted Yogurt

Maple Leaf Farms Duck Breast  32    

Cornbread Purée, Butter Beans

Free Range Chicken Supreme  29    

Pumpkin and Barley Risotto, Arugula, Cranberry Gastrique

Petite Filet of Angus Beef  38    

Braised Short Rib, Polenta, Celery Root, Gremolata

Braised Leg of Rabbit  36

Bacon-Wrapped Tenderloin, Turnips, Rutabaga, Natural Jus