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Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

333 West Harbor Drive · San Diego, California 92101 USA

Marina Kitchen Restaurant & Bar

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Marina Kitchen has received accolades from food critics, hotel guests and local residents. The San Diego Bay restaurant at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina features modern comfort food, creative drinks with a California-focused wine list, breathtaking panoramic views and live music that takes dining in America’s Finest City to a new level.

Upcoming Events

Live Music at The Marina Kitchen Lounge

Live Music at The Marina Kitchen Lounge every Friday and Saturday 6 p.m. – 12 a.m.

August 1

6 p.m. - Midnight: Joe Guevara

August 7

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Dan Ratcliffe

9 p.m. - Midnight: - Matt Heinecke

August 8

6 p.m. - Midnight: Joe Guevara

August 14

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Dan Ratcliffe

9 p.m. – Midnight: Matt Heinecke

August 15

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Joe Guevara

9 p.m. - Midnight: Matt Heinecke

August 21

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Dan Ratcliffe

9 p.m. - Midnight: Matt Heinecke

August 22

6 p.m. - Midnight: Joe Guevare

August 28

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Dan Ratcliffe

9 p.m. - Midnight - Matt Heinecke

August 29

6 p.m. - Midnight: Dan Ratcliffe

Join us for live music from 6pm to midnight at Marina Kitchen Lounge on the lobby level of the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina's South Tower. For details about entertainment at our San Diego Bay restaurant, call 1-619-699-8222.

Marina Kitchen's contemporary design and lounge atmosphere make it the perfect venue for live music with a focus on serving modern comfort cuisine. Enjoy a cocktail, craft beer or glass of wine while relaxing and enjoying some of San Diego's best live music.


Wine Wednesday

Each Wednesday from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.


  • Wednesday, August 5: Scintillating Southern and Central Italy - From the Sicilian coast to the areas around Rome and Tuscany, enjoy classic varietals only found in the beautiful, rural regions of Italy.
  • Wednesday, August 12: Deductive Tasting 101- Stand up to the ultimate test in wine: the blind taste tasting. This class discusses strategies and techniques for becoming a better blind taster.
  • Wednesday, August 19: What Grape From Where? - During this course, discover varietals never heard of before, from places that most people only dream about traveling to.
  • Wednesday, August 26: Native Northern Italy - Taste fine Italian wines and experience firsthand why this region, home to more native grape varietals than anywhere else on earth, is often considered the Garden of Eden for grapes.
  • Wednesday, September 2: Coastal California - To kick off California wine month, explore both famous and new wines found along the California Coast.
  • Wednesday, September 9: Deductive Tasting 101 - The blind taste test: a Wine Wednesday favorite! Do you have what it takes to be the ultimate blind taste tester? Learn the strategies and techniques used by the experts!
  • Wednesday, September 16: California Cabernet - Cabernet is King in Napa Valley. Explore the differences of hillside and valley fruit character during this wine seminar.
  • Wednesday, September 23: California Dreaming - California is known for dreaming big and trying new things. Taste from the region’s Rhone, Grenache, Syrah, Spanish and Italian varietals.
  • Wednesday, September 30: Tempting and Tasty, Food and Wine pairing - Learn the ins and outs of food and wine pairings through a seminar discussing both progressive and classic combinations.


Reservations are required - call (619) 699-8222


Press Releases

San Diego's Marina Kitchen Earns Wine Spectator’s 2013 Award of Excellence

MK 2013 Spectator release


Send Your Father to "Flight School" this Father's Day

Father's Day


Celebrate Mother's Day with complimentary Family Portraits

MK Mother's Day


Easter Buffet for the Whole Family

Easter Buffet


Advanced Sommelier Joshua Orr Named One of the Nation's Top 25 Young Sommeliers

MK 2013 Josh Orr Chaine


Two New Year's Eve Celebrations for Food and Wine Lovers

New Year's Eve


Marina Kitchen Brings Families Together the Holiday Season

Christmas Dinner


Celebrate Thanksgiving in San Diego with a
3-Course Dinner Menu



Social Media Day at  Marina Kitchen

Social Media Day


Launch of New Restaurant Marina Kitchen

MK Launch Release


Marina Kitchen Celebrates California Wine Month

CA Wine Month Release

Awards & Recognition

  • 2012 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Chef of the
    Fest Competition: Best Dessert
  • 2013 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
  • 2013 San Diego Magazine Readers Choice Best Hotel Restaurant

In the News

Notable News

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence


Readers Choice: Best Hotel Restaurant

San Diego Magazine


Easter at Marina Kitchen


Restaurant Review


Restaurant Review

Food & Beverage Magazine


Marina Kitchen's Wine Spectator Award

California Meetings + Events


Josh Orr Awarded 2014 Top|Somm

Guild of Sommeliers


Recipe Press Features

Beet Salad Recipe


Cucumber Strawberry Plunge Recipe


Bunny Love Cocktail Recipe


Cherry Kiss Cocktail Recipe

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San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles


Halloween Cocktail Recipe

San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles

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