We're planning a family trip with our 6 yr old chow pup to San Diego. We find it most convenient if dinner is reasonably near by so that we can eat at a semi-reasonable hour and still have our son in bed at bedtime. We're thinking about either the Embassy Suites Downtown, so across the street from Seaport Village, walking distance to the Gaslamp District, Pacific Fish Company in the hotel or Embassy Suites La Jolla. I assume everything in Seaport Village is utterly mediocre. How are the restaurants in the
Where are we most likely to be fairly close to plenty of decent restaurants? I'm not expecting NYC or SF quality food, but we're not looking for super fine, formal dining anyway. Definitely not chain restaurants. Casual and family friendly is great, but my son also eats in "grown-up" restaurants all the time, knows how to behave and doesn't need crayons or a children's menu.
I'll get around to asking about specific restaurants later. Right now I'm just trying to figure out where to make a hotel reservation.