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Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

1775 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, California, 92109, USA TEL: +1-619-276-4010 FAX: +1-619-275-8944

Hours: Open daily from 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

For reservations, call: 619-275-7922

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Acqua California Bistro at Hilton San Diego

Inventive dishes and an extensive wine list await you at Acqua California Bistro, Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa's New American restaurant. Acqua's menu offers a creative mix of classic traditional dishes with a European twist and evolves along with the seasons so you know you'll be experiencing only the freshest, most contemporary flavors. Pair your meal with one of the 3,000 bottles of world-class wine from Old World and New World wine makers, or treat yourself to a selection of craft beers.

The casual waterfront restaurant overlooks Mission Bay, providing you with a beautiful backdrop to enjoy your meal. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner indoors or on our patio with pod-style chairs and fire pits that entice diners to linger and savor moments. Let Acqua California Bistro, Best of 2016 San Diego Small Business Excellence award winner, prepare your next culinary adventure.

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The Menu

Our seasonal menu mixes traditional with new to build creative dishes and a complete social dining experience. Acqua California Bistro is the recipient of the prestigious Wine Spectator Award from 2006 through 2016. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. We offer a vegetarian and gluten-free menu for specialized diets. For the adventurous, a three-course prix-fixe menu is a culinary treat.

Breakfast Menu (PDF)
Lunch Menu (PDF)
Dinner Menu (PDF)
Vegetarian / Gluten Free (PDF)
Dessert Menu (PDF)
Wine List (PDF)

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Hotel, CA - Acqua California Bistro

Private Dining

Enjoy an elevated private dining experience at Acqua California Bistro. Acqua's Private Dining Room accommodates 7 to 35 guests. Choose a 3-, 4- or 5-course menu that features an innovative fusion of New American cuisine with a European twist. Acqua’s extensive wine list boasts more than 3,000 bottles from world class wine makers. After dinner, step outside and enjoy tropical resort ambience, and take a short walk to the sands of Mission Bay.

Private Dining Menu (PDF)

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Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Hotel, CA - Acqua California Bistro

Chef Hermann Schäfer

Acqua's Executive Chef, Hermann Schäfer, leads a team of seasoned culinary professionals and prepares an innovative fusion of New American cuisine. From Vienna, Austria, Chef Schäfer served a three-year apprenticeship at the Grand Hotel Sauerhof in Baden, one of Austria's finest five-star luxury hotels. His 30 years of experience are apparent in the inventive dishes he creates.

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Hotel, CA - Acqua California Bistro

AFTER4 Happy Hour

Enjoy AFTER4 happy hour every night from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Olive Lounge. Enjoy a selection of specialty cocktails, wine, craft beers and delicious appetizers.

Happy Hour Menu (PDF)

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Hotel, CA - Acqua California Bistro

Live Music

Join us at Acqua for live music while you dine on Wednesdays and Fridays!

Wednesdays - 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Fridays - 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.