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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 and show-stopping Pacific Snapper tell a story of the freshest ingredients sourced locally and thoughtfully, captivating both the eye and the palate. Serving breakfast, 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

Christmas Buffet | Dec. 25 at 1-7pm
 Gather at The Med and indulge in a Christmas buffet featuring a carving station with free range turkey, winter risotto, roasted butternut squash soup, delectable desserts and more prepared by Executive Chef Timothy Ralphs. Reserve your table today through OpenTable.

The Med Hours:



Daily | 6:30 am - 11:00 am


Monday - Friday | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Saturday & Sunday | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Nightly | 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ocean View Terrace Dining

Daily from 7:00 am

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