Sports and food go great together, as evidenced by stadium concession stands, game-day barbecues and slam-dunkable donuts. Go par for the culinary course with today's Groupon for dining at Gordon's on the Green, at the Lake San Marcos Resort & Country Club in Lake San Marcos. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get $30 worth of dinner.
- For $7, you get $15 worth of breakfast or lunch.
Gordon's on the Green offers the lodgers and putters at Lake San Marcos Resort a course-side spot to enjoy fresh dining. Fuel up for early tee times or days spent barking at passing golf carts with the baja burrito—a hearty mixture of scrambled eggs, sausage, onions, tomatoes, jalapeños, jack and cheddar cheeses wrapped in a flour tortilla and smothered in ranchero sauce ($8)—or channel East Coast edibles with New York steak and eggs ($14). Lunchtime longing, one of the primary human emotions, finds respite in fish tacos, dark ale-battered mahi steeped in tangy white sauce with fresh cabbage, local avocado and fresh salsa ($8), and crunchy shrimp, mixed with avamole and chipotle aioli ($9).
Meaty dinner matters get meatier with the filet mignon, hand cut, wrapped in applewood bacon, and sprinkled with crispy onions and citrus butter ($23). Meatless options include powerful pastas, such as the california pasta, a gardeny mixture of angel hair pasta, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, fresh tomatoes, basil, and parmesan cheese ($11). The restaurant’s outdoor seating area and adjacent fire pit make everyone from nature lovers to roving boy scouts feel right at home.
Lake San Marcos Country Club
Sculpted into the coastal foothills of San Diego County, Lake San Marcos Country Club’s North Course spans 6,426 yards of lush fairways and well-manicured greens. Throughout the course, mature trees await wayward orbs on the edges of fairways, and serpentine bodies of water crisscross fairways, punishing duffers for errant shots. Before taking to the links, golfers can prepare with a stint at the club’s full-length driving range, where all-grass hitting stations emulate on-course conditions as well as an opportunity to seek vengeance on Mother Earth for a lifetime of traumatizing grass stains. Casual eats at Gordon’s on the Green help restore energy after rounds that include the treacherous trek up the 12th hole—a 606-yard par 5 that runs almost entirely uphill. Those looking for a quick golf experience akin to reading the abridged version of Jack Nicklaus’s cookbook can take to the South Course, a par 58 executive layout.
The food was good and there was a separate "buffet" for kids.karyn m., Yelp, 5/12/08
Lake San Marcos
1750 San Pablo Dr.
Lake San Marcos, California 92078Get Directions