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$25 for $50 Worth of Upscale Steak-House Cuisine and Drinks
Succulent steaks and fresh seafood headline a savory dinner menu that includes such starters as dungeness crab cakes ($12) and beef carpaccio ($10), and entrees such as USDA Prime new york strip ($38), grilled porterhouse of veal ($34), and sushi-grade ahi ($30). Selections from the wine list in the form of Charles Krug cabernet sauvignon ($14/glass) and David Bruce petite syrah ($10.75/glass) complement hearty flavors.
Georges on Fifth
Once the home of Wyatt Earp's gambling hall and saloon, Georges on Fifth also holds the distinction of being the most photographed building in the Gaslamp Quarter. Today, the venue casts off the sounds of tinny pianos for the aromas of Zagat-rated dishes, each painstakingly crafted by executive chef Jose Kelley. The flavors of certified Angus beef, Snake River Farms Kobe beef, and USDA Prime cuts heighten beneath port-wine and Jack Daniel's demi-glaces, and fresh, flaky seafood in the form of scallops, halibut, and salmon don equally delicate notes from herb-infused oils. With Chef Kelley's wine list made up of more than 50 West Coast and international varietals, diners can find a pleasing accompaniment to any dish.
Inside the celebrated eatery, romantic lighting emanates from ornate chandeliers and dances on exposed brick walls, wood accents, and the piano player's solar-powered hands. Portraits of San Diegans dot the interior walls to showcase the work of artist John Wismont, who held the Guinness Book of World Record’s title of “Most Prolific Portrait Painter” for nine years.