San Diego Restaurants Menu for Donovans Steak and Chop House Restaurant for Fine Dining in La Jolla California

Donovan's Steak
& Chop House

4340 La Jolla Village Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92122
Phone: 858-450-6610
Fax: 858-450-6664

Join us for San Diego Restaurants dinner at Donovans Steak and Chop House


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Open Daily Except Sunday
Dinner Seating Begins 5 pm

Martini Hour 4pm to 7pm

All Major Credit Cards
Full Service Bar
Banquets / Private Dining

Choose from one of our 7 private dining rooms for your next special event!  For more information, click here!

Weddings / Receptions

Take Out
Happy Hour

Free Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches in our Bar

Join us 4-6pm Mon-Fri

Valet Parking - Complimentary




Best Steakhouse in San Diego, 2004




mac 'n' cheese with bacon
new york white cheddar, bacon, toasted bread crumbs 11
seafood chowder
classic new england style, clams, shrimp, scallops, white cheddar 11

fried calamari
tender calamari, lemon, house-made remoulade  14

oysters on the half shell (6)
ask for the chef's daily index of fresh oysters  15

roasted portobello mushroom
warm goat cheese, fire-roasted red bell peppers  14
ahi poke martini
avocado, cucumber, wasabi aioli, sweet shoyu, crispy wonton  16

oysters rockefeller
creamy spinach, pernod, parmigiano reggiano  20

crab cake baton rouge
pure blue crab, creole remoulade  19

bacon-wrapped scallops
finished with fennel compote  19
jumbo shrimp cocktail
chilled jumbo gulf shrimp served with house-made cocktail sauce  22

seared cajun lamb chops
four australian chops dusted with a cajun blend  27


lettuce wedge
bacon, tomato, red onion, bleu cheese dressing and crumbles  12
caesar salad
romaine, parmigiano reggiano, garlic croutons, house-made caesar  12
beefsteak tomato and red onion salad
extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinaigrette  12
roasted beet salad
ruby and golden beets, mixed greens, fresh goat cheese, balsamic vinaigrette  12
baby spinach salad
bacon, chopped egg, mushrooms, red onion, honey dijon  14

chopped house salad
crisp iceberg, tomato, cucumber, hearts of palm, bacon, choice of dressing 13
usda prime steak salad
romaine, baby watercress, tomato, avocado, deviled egg, bleu cheese  19


meticulously crafted and served family-style

salt-rubbed and baked  5
hand-layered gruyere cheese au gratin 5
skin-on smashed with roasted garlic 5
skillet-fried with sauteed onions & peppercorn sauce 5
tossed in butter, salt and pepper  14
extra-large onion rings
panko crumbs, fried golden brown  13

creamed spinach

garlic, black pepper, cream  12

sauteed mushrooms

sherry, black pepper, garlic butter  11

mac 'n' cheese with bacon

white cheddar, bacon, bread crumbs  11

sauteed brussels sprouts

finished with bacon and balsamic  11

fresh broccoli

sauteed with garlic and butter or steamed 10


Special Flavors
Bearnaise or Peppercorn Gravy
Cajun Seasoning
Crumbled Bleu Cheese


Only the top 1% of all USDA prime cuts, sourced exclusively from Chicago's Stock Yards.


Join us for dinner at Donovans in La Jolla

prime filet, 14 oz. 65

prime filet, 10 oz. 56
prime filet, 8 oz.  50

peppercorn filet, 10 oz. 58

new york strip, 16 oz. 68

new york strip, 12 oz.  56

t-bone, 16 oz.  56

rib eye, 16 oz. 58
cajun rib eye, 16 oz. 58
porterhouse, 20 oz.  70

ribeye chop, 24 oz. 71

filet mignon medallion & grilled shrimp scampi
6 oz prime cut filet, jumbo gulf shrimp, scampi butter sauce 50
filet mignon medallion & bacon-wrapped scallops
6 oz prime cut filet, scallops wrapped in bacon and baked 50
filet mignon medallion & cold-water lobster tail
6 oz prime cut filet, broiled lobster tail, drawn butter, lemon  MP
filet mignon medallion & grilled portobello mushroom
6 oz prime cut filet, portobello mushroom topped with melted goat cheese and roasted bell peppers  50

DRESS IT UP:  bearnaise, peppercorn sauce, crumbled bleu cheese, cajun seasoning (2 dollars each)
Have any steak oscar-style with fresh alaskan king crab, asparagus and house-made bearnaise sauce  20


Chops and More

center-cut veal chop  14 oz
grass-fed  60
cherry-glazed pork chop  14 oz
bone-in pork chop, dry cherry and port wine 37
australian rack of lamb
full rack, mint jelly  51
herb-crusted shelton chicken
tomato caper compote  26

From the Sea

alaskan king crab
drawn butter, lemon  MP
cold water lobster tail

broiled lobster tail, drawn butter, lemon  MP
sesame-crusted ahi tuna steak

seared rare, fresh vegetables, pickle ginger, wasabi and soy  41
pan-seared halibut

shitake, sun-dried tomato, lemon caper beurre blanc  45
broiled shrimp scampi
jumbo shrimp, house-made scampi sauce  37
north atlantic king salmon
baked and served with herb maitre d butter  33
chilean sea bass

miso ginger marinade, mushroom risotto, baby bok shoy  MP

Enjoy a delicious steak dinner at Donovans!



Chef's Prix Fixe  50

choice of starter:
Caesar Salad, chop house salad, or seafood chowder

choice of entree:
4 oz chef's cut & scampi, sliced and served with mashed potatoes & vegetables
6 oz chef's cut, sliced then topped with bleu cheese and port wine demi glaze, served with mashed potatoes and vegetables

choice of dessert:
tiramisu or new york style cheesecake

All entrees served with fresh vegetables and your preferred style of potato.




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