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The MerK Bistro Italiano

(619) 814-6375

820 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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Dining Specials

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5  out of 5 stars
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Restaurant Description

At The MerK our dining philosophy begins at a local level. We work closely with area growers and purveyors to ensure that our ingredients are fresh and of the highest standards. Everything in our kitchen is prepared daily from scratch and is expertly presented to your table.

Tantalizing the senses, our long-standing interest in art and design captures the essence and ambiance of a fine, yet intimate, dining bistro. The MerK, located in the heart of downtown San Diego's Gaslamp District, radiates a sleek sophistication while remaining a fun, delicious, and affordable eating environment for San Diego locals and visitors alike. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Impress your colleagues by hosting your upcoming birthday party, bachelor or bachelorette party, private dinner, meeting or corporate event in San Diego's top Italian bistro, The Merk Bistro Italiano. No matter how big or how small, your event will come with access to our exclusive food and beverage staff, with custom-designed banquet menus and beverage pairings by our Executive Chef and team.

For more information, please contact our Events department at 619-814-5712, or via E-mail at [email protected]

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We came out from boston, August 22, 2010, to see the New England Patriots play against the San Diego Charges. It was suggested by friends that we try this restaurant. What a great place. The Bar is top notch and the food was sumptuous. The presenta ...
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waitress Melissa - great personality and really knew food, wine and beer. exceptional service

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