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Coastal Cuisine

at its finest

Welcome Home

Inspired by the coast and local, seasonal ingredients, Herb & Sea introduces bright, balanced flavors expertly crafted with creativity and purpose.

Built from a passion for family, friends, and community, original elements of our 1920’s building have been thoughtfully preserved, blending the historic legacy of Encinitas with contemporary design. From fresh seafood and raw bar classics, to wood-fired pizzas and house-made pastas, we invite all to savor in the best of coastal cuisine.

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Herb and Sea Chefs

Gather Around Our Table

Celebrated Chef Brian Malarkey combines his culinary expertise and lifelong love of the sea into a wood-fired, coastal-inspired destination that feels like home.

Joined by Executive Chef and Partner, Sara Harris, who’s signature style and years collaborating with Malarkey shine through the farm-to-table menu, masterfully highlighting the fresh flavors of local purveyors and North County farmers.

Executive Pastry Chef Adrian Mendoza completes this all-star team, unveiling playful twists on classic desserts, from honey and rosemary crème brulee to truffle-filled lava cake.


For reservations with 10 or more guests, contact us so we can arrange
the perfect spot for you.


We can’t wait to sea you too.


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