Acqua California Bistro
Enjoy New American cuisine at Acqua California Bistro, which offers casual waterfront dining. Offering a creative mix of classic traditional dishes with a European twist, Acqua brings together innovative flavors combined with a complete social dining experience. Recipient of the prestigious Wine Spectator Award, Acqua’s extensive wine list can make even the most seasoned wine connoisseur blush. For the beer enthusiast, guests are treated to a selection of rotating award winning craft beers.
From the elegant Yellowfin Tuna Tartar, to classic comfort foods like our Kobe beef sliders, Acqua California Bistro has something that everyone can enjoy.
Executive Chef Schaefer
Chef Schäfer began his formal culinary training in his hometown in Vienna, Austria, serving a three year apprenticeship at the Grand Hotel Sauerhof in Baden, one of Austria’s finest five-star luxury hotels. He subsequently spent the next five years working in three of the most luxurious hotels in Switzerland, all with Michelin star restaurants, serving as Chef de Party, Executive Sous Chef and Executive Chef.
He now leads a team of seasoned culinary professionals at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa as Executive Chef, preparing an innovative fusion of New American cuisine.
Menus & Reservations
Monday - Sunday
6:30am - 10:00pm
2014 San Diego Restaurant Week
Join us for dinner from September 21-26 for the 2014 San Diego Restaurant Week!
Experience an exceptional 3-course dinner prepared by Chef Hermann Schaefer for only $35/person!
Acqua restaurant received the 2014 Wine Spectator "Best of Award of Execellence".