Restaurant Spotlight: What Makes Rendezvous a Del Mar Favorite

Many people think of Chinese food as their go-to, late-night, take-out option, but Del Mar Rendezvous elevates the cuisine and experience. The award-winning restaurant serves modern Chinese dishes for lunch and dinner and is a favorite eatery among Del Mar locals. We like to think Rendezvous’ location at the Del Mar Plaza is part of […]

Don’t Let December Weather Keep You In, 5 Things to Do This Winter in Del Mar

Del Mar is one of the few cities that is blessed with beautiful weather all year long. While you may need a light jacket after the sun sets, our winter is just as warm and sunny as any other season. Since you don’t have to worry about a winter chill or snowstorm forcing you inside, […]

Celebrate Together: 5 Places in Del Mar for an Amazing Holiday Dinner with Friends

The holidays are a time to get together with the people you care about most. Whether it’s a tradition to grab holiday happy hour drinks or it’s the first year of Secret Santa with your friends, choosing the right restaurant for your holiday get-together can make all the difference. At the Del Mar Plaza, we […]

Here’s All the Can’t-Miss Shopping Events Happening at the Del Mar Plaza This Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, and with that comes the pressure of finding the perfect gifts for the ones you love…while sticking to your holiday shopping budget. Between our unique boutiques and holiday shopping events, the Del Mar Plaza can help you find the gifts that’ll make your friends and family smile this season. […]

Spruce Up Your Feed With These 5 Gram-Worthy Shots In & Around the Del Mar Plaza

If you’re like us, then every so often you hit a social media slump and your Instagram feed becomes a little lackluster. Whenever your grid needs some inspiration, the Del Mar Plaza has the Instagram-worthy shots to impress your friends and followers. Here are five photos and hashtags to help you spruce up your feed. […]

Fall in Love with the Plaza: All the DMP Events to Mark Your Calendar for This Autumn

Fall is that magical time of year between the sun-filled activities of summer and craziness of the holidays that allows you to really savor the beauty of Del Mar. While some of our beloved summer concert series have ended, there are still plenty of activities happening at the Del Mar Plaza this fall. Here are […]

Grab Your Friends and Spend the Day in Del Mar for an Epic Girls’ Day

Sometimes life can get hectic, and when it does, it’s easy to neglect your girls. Family schedules, work events, kids’ sports, and everything in between can often get in the way of spending quality time with your best friends. It happens. If you find yourself in this boat, come visit the Del Mar Plaza. From […]

Make the Most of the Last Days of Summer with a Sunset Concert

With fantastic weather year-round, it’s hard to believe it’s not summer in Del Mar 365 days a year. But as September rolls in, so do milder temperatures and crisp fall nights. Even though school has started and Labor Day has come and gone, summer isn’t officially over—there’s still plenty of time to soak up the […]

Visit Shimbashi Izakaya for Incredible Cuisine and an Authentic Experience

Some days, you need to break out of the ordinary and go out somewhere exciting for lunch or dinner. In Del Mar, there are many choices for a scrumptious meal, but there are very few restaurants like Shimbashi Izakaya. Located at the Del Mar Plaza, the seasonal Japanese tapas and sake bar has authentic cuisine, […]

Rally Before the Races: Where to Eat and Drink Before Making Your Way to the Racetrack

One of the great things about the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s summer season is that it’s so accessible. You can easily spend a weekend day gambling (and perhaps enjoying a concert) at the track, or stop by after work to spice up a weekday evening. Races happen Wednesday through Sunday until early September, and gates […]