Are you a late riser? Don't worry as you can order from our full breakfast menu till 4pm everyday!
Enjoy healthy salads, large mouth watering sandwiches and homemade organic pasta.
Woodfired pizza, branzino and 24 hour braised short ribs are some of our specialties you will find during dinner.
Enjoy your cocktail on our beautiful patio while enjoying Sunny San Diego.
Spending many childhood days in the kitchen with his mother in Mexico City, Mario Medina developed a deep passion for food that inspired his journey of becoming an executive chef. After finishing culinary school in his hometown, Mario came to the United States to follow his dream. Working and learning in some of the finer kitchens on the west coast, Mario quickly established a reputation for great food and hospitality, driven by his desire to please every guest. His dream was soon realized when, in less than a year as Sous Chef at Chateau La Jolla Inn, he was offered the position of Executive Chef. Mario next took the helm at Paradise Grill in Del Mar, then Finch’s bistro for five years and is now leading the kitchen at Bernini’s Bistro in La Jolla.
Although still young and early in his career, Mario is becoming noteworthy for his culinary achievements, having been featured in magazines “San Diego Home and Garden”, “Dining Out”, “About Town”, “Where”, “Riviera”, “Fine”, “Ranch & Coast” and “Mexico Aquí”, and on many local television news channels. Mario has been a participating chef for numerous fundraisers and events like Cooking for Cancer, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Mama’s Kitchen, Taste of the Cove, the La Jolla Art and Wine Festival, and the Latin Food Festival, San Diego Food and Bank Chefs Gala, to name but a few.
He is featured in a cookbook showcasing San Diego’s top chefs – San Diego Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes from America’s Finest City – and is a weekly recipe contributor to 860AM Radio and Mexico Aqui Magazine. Mario’s ongoing commitment to excellence and true hospitality, paired with his passion and love of food, always ensure his guests leave happy.
Restaurant and Bar
7550 Fay Avenue; La Jolla; California 92037
Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week (breakfast served all day till 4pm)
Sunday 8am – 10pm
Monday 11:30am – 10pm
Tuesday 11:30am – 10pm
Wednesday 11:30am – 10pm
Thursday 11:30am – 10pm
Friday 11:30am – 11pm
Saturday 8am – 11pm