Skip to main content
La Jolla, California
  • THE MED Dining Facilities at La Valencia Hotel and Spa, California

California Coastal Cuisine

The Med is the premier dining destination of La Valencia with its commitment to innovative cuisine and uncompromising service. This inspired Great Room designed restaurant offers masterful seasonal seafood dishes prepared by Executive Chef Timothy Ralphs that personify its rich Spanish influences re-imagined as California coastal cuisine. Headliner dishes like spicy Baja Shrimp Chilaquiles, La V Lobster Roll, and show-stopping Pacific Snapper tell a story of the freshest ingredients sourced locally and thoughtfully, captivating both the eye and the palate. Serving brunch, lunch, and dinner in both the comfortable and sophisticated dining room and on the iconic ocean view terrace, guests are enchanted by riveting views of the La Jolla Cove and the sparkling Pacific Ocean.

Upcoming Events

Schramsberg Vineyards Wine Dinner | Nov. 14 at 6pm
Prepare for an evening of spectacular flavors during Executive Chef Timothy Ralphs' coursed wine dinner paired with Schramsberg Vineyards wine. Set in The Med with ocean views. Tickets are limited.

Thanksgiving Buffet | Nov. 28 at 1-7pm
Give thanks for good friends, family, and food at La Valencia's annual Thanksgiving buffet. Enjoy holiday favorites including a carving station with free-range turkey and beef with rosemary wine, bourbon sweet potato casserole, a raw bar, and a festive dessert display. Reserve your seat through OpenTable.

The Med Hours:



Monday - Friday | 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Saturday - Sunday | 6:30 am - 11:00 am


Daily | 10:30 am - 2:30 pm


Nightly | 5:30 pm

Ocean View Terrace Dining

Daily from 7:00 am

The Med Menus: