“What do you mean I have to bring my own food?” Yes, this is a question we get ALL THE TIME, and it’s usually followed up with, “what if I don’t cook?”
Well lucky for you, we know that you are busy and while some of us may love spending time in the kitchen, there’s a good portion of us who don’t. We’ve chosen our 15 favorite restaurants in San Diego, perfect for pick-up and take-out to Social Club Dinner San Diego. In no particular order:

15 San Diego Take Out Places

  1. Lotus Thai – An oldy but a goody and local favorite, Lotus Thai serves up some of the best green curry in San Diego.
  2. Sushi Ota – Don’t let the discreet store front fool you. This foodie favorite has some of the best sushi in San Diego and makes for an easy, yet elegant Social Club Dinner meal.
  3. Cafe Athena – Ideal for vegetarians, this Greek restaurant adds a unique American twist to their huge menu. Dolmas, hummus & pita anyone?
  4. La Puerta – This dark, downtown taqueria offers a small, but delicious mexicali menu perfect for a quick meal to-go. Have some time while you’re waiting – order one of their delicious drinks!
  5. Salad Style – Serving up more than just salad, this downtown gem has a lot to offer, including catering for large groups. Our personal favorite, the soba noodle vegetable & chicken salad is to die for.
  6. Zanzibar – If you’re in the mood for something upscale then Zanzibar is your place. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner this San Diego staple offers full gourmet meals to-go.
  7. The Kebab Shop – This middle eastern style restaurant makes food on the run easy. With online ordering and delivery options, it doesn’t get any easier than this!
  8. Basic Pizza – While pizza may not sound like a fancy feast for a dinner in white, you might be surprised at how many people show up with a hot pie. Order from Basic, our favorite spot!
  9. Slaters 50/50 – Coming in hot on the food scene, Slater’s is dishing up some of the most creative and tasty burgers in San Diego. Pick up dinner from them, for a meal that’s sure to please.
  10. Phils BBQ – Everyone’s favorite spot for BBQ in the San Diego area. Need we say more?
  11. Sushi Deli 2 – Sushi Deli is slammed…always! Known for inexpensive and unique sushi rolls, Sushi Deli is ideal for phoning in and picking up.
  12. Tender Greens – This healthy chain can be found up and down California. Meals served cafeteria style are made quick and easily customized – another no brainer for Social Club Dinner.
  13. Aladdin Lebanese Cafe – Located in Hillcrest, this exotic Middle Eastern style restaurant has an amazing selection of sweet Lebanese dishes and finger foods for sharing.
  14. Sammy’s Wood Fired Pizza – Another San Diego staple makes dinning out simple. Place and pick up your order to go – to Social Club Dinner, that is!
  15. Extraordinary Desserts – Baking in the summer, on a weeknight sounds terrible to us. Save yourself the time and go to extraordinary desserts for your sweets. They are just that – Extraordinary.