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The 13 Best American Restaurants Near Escondido

Updated: October 10, 2022

Looking for Escondido’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Escondido eateries below.

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Vintana Wine + Dine

American, $$$, EscondidoAmerican, $$$Escondido
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    2021 Best North County Outdoor Dining Restaurants in San Diego Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life
  • San Diego Magazine, 2020

    47 Outdoor Dining Spots to Try in San Diego

    San Diego Magazine, 2020

Bellamy's Restaurant

French, $$$, EscondidoFrench, $$$Escondido
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Burger Bench

American, $$, EscondidoAmerican, $$Escondido
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Plan 9 Alehouse

American, $$, EscondidoAmerican, $$Escondido
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Farmer Boys

American, $$, EscondidoAmerican, $$Escondido
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

J & M's

American, $$, EscondidoAmerican, $$Escondido
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Fatburger

American, $$, EscondidoAmerican, $$Escondido
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

Tom's Famous Family Restaurant

American, $, EscondidoAmerican, $Escondido
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Burger Construction Company

American, $, EscondidoAmerican, $Escondido
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

San Elijo Vine & Tap

American, $$, San MarcosAmerican, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

The Bellows

American, $$$, San MarcosAmerican, $$$San Marcos
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Up In Smoke BBQ

New American, $$, San MarcosNew American, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Old California Mining Co

American, $$, San MarcosAmerican, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Escondido. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10162 spots across Escondido, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 624 lists and articles from the likes of Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, Thrillist and San Diego Magazine – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2021 Best North County Outdoor Dining Restaurants in San Diego Area, Thrillist - Fill up on San Diego's best mac 'n cheese and San Diego Magazine - 47 Outdoor Dining Spots to Try in San Diego to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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