15 New Restaurant Openings for October


With the reopening of Nordstrom at the Westfield UTC today, they’ll also be opening a new contemporary restaurant named Bazille, equipped with a full bar and patio overlooking the mall.

4321 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla

Bivouac Ciderworks

Set to open in late October/early November, this restaurant, tap room, and cider brewery was founded by Lara Worm and Matthew Austin.

3986 30th Street, North Park

Bluewater Grill

The former Fish House Vera Cruz has been revamped and set to open October 30. Its dining room has been refreshed, along with 2 dining patios, and a takeout selling fresh seafood and local wine.

417 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad

Breakfast Republic

The Breakfast Republic is popularly known for its quirky breakfast items like cinnamon roll pancakes. The sixth location opened last week in Carmel Valley’s Highlands Ranch shopping center.

6025 Village Way, Suite F101, Carmel Valley


Israeli-born mini-burger chain will be opening two locations set in late October. This min-burger place features slider size burgers with house toppings and sauces.

324 Horton Plaza, San Diego
1271 Prospect Street, La Jolla

Cloak + Petal

A Japanese concept, Cloak + Petal is set to open late October with a dining room with a crudo and sushi/cocktail bar.

1953 India Street, Little Italy

Cross Street Chicken & Beer

Featuring Korean-style fried chicken, the former Your Story restaurant is opening this week.

4403 Convoy Street, Kearny Mesa

Draft Republic

Opening its second location this craft beer-centric social restaurant and bar adapts to a casual, warehouse-style look.

5958 Avenida Encinitas, Carlsbad

Fishmonger’s Market

Fishmonger’s Market opened October 3 as a European-style fish market and seafood bar, located inside 57 Degrees wine retail and storage complex.

1535 Hancock Street, Mission Hills


This location opened earlier this week, serving elevated Japanese food with dinner only Monday through Friday.

1030 Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla

Nautilus Tavern

The owners of Pillbox Tavern in Solana Beach will be introducing this new bar-and-grill eatery later in the month, designed with 2 patios and coastal-chic décor.

6830 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla


Opening late October, the Busalacchi family will be opening another restaurant to feature their Italian comfort food with its accompanying Italian bakery, Café Zucchero.

1735 India Street, Little Italy

Shake Shack

The New York burger chain is supposed to open at Westfield UTC with a second opening in December near Trader Joe’s in Mission Valley.

4545 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla

Stella Public House/Halcyon Coffee Bar

This dual dining concept opened up last week. Halcyon is a breakfast/lunch/coffeehouse/cocktail/late-night bite concept, while Stella Public House serves lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.

North City Block C, 250 N. City Drive, San Marcos

The Taco Stand

This Mexican-fare style food with Tijuana-inspired décor will be opening in late October/early November.

3000 Upas Street, North Park

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