At NINE-TEN, guests will enjoy the unique seasonal style of “Evolving California Cuisine” with menus dictated by the local harvest. The menu is created daily to take advantage of fresh products discovered during daily excursions to local artisan providers including Crow’s Pass and Chino Farms. The restaurant interior is casually elegant with sidewalk tables on Prospect Street where people-watching becomes a pastime. Al fresco dining is offered on an outdoor terrace. Inside, the warm ambiance is enhanced with rich mahogany wood accents throughout the narrow, high-ceiling dining room. The service is enthusiastic and spirited, while gracious and unassuming. The staff is exceptionally well trained and educated on the food and preparation methods, as well as wine selections and pairings.
An ongoing commitment to innovative cuisine using only the freshest local produce makes NINE-TEN a must visit for culinary aficionados. This intimate restaurant, led by award-winning Chef Jason Knibb and Pastry Chef Jose Alonzo III, offers the perfect combination of sophistication and casual elegance and an ideal location along La Jolla's historic Prospect Street.
Every visit to NINE-TEN will tantalize with fresh, seasonal cuisine. Enjoy the best of the harvest from local artisan farmers, where produce is selected daily for the restaurant's Evolving California Cuisine, recognized with a "very good to excellent" rating by ZAGAT. The bounty of the sea is also featured with local fish selections and items arriving daily from Hawaii and the North Pacific and Atlantic regions. Entrees are contemporary in presentation, with exceptionally intense and pure flavors. Those wanting a true epicurean experience put themselves at the "Mercy of the Chef," a special prix fixe menu created at the whim and inspiration of the Chef and features matching wines.
Special prix fixe menus are available daily and feature matching wines from the extensive, Wine Spectator-awarded wine cellar. Enjoy dining indoors or al fresco on the sidewalk patio or terrace.
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