Summer is a season of travel and exploration. This month, we highlight a few of our favorite dining spots, conveniently housed in a collection of scenic hotels and resorts. Wherever your travels may take you this summer, be sure to take your Passport Card along for the ride!
San Jose, CA: Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is San Jose’s ultimate steakhouse restaurant. The eclectic menu offers a mouthwatering range of meat options including: Filet Mignon, succulent Lamb Chops, Double-Cut Pork Chops, Organic Chicken and the renowned Boneless Ribeye for which Spencer’s is named. Seafood favorites include Sterling Salmon and Alaskan Halibut while pasta lovers enjoy our handmade goat cheese tortelli.
Imperial Beach, CA: Located just steps from the sand, SEA 180° Coastal Tavern resides on the ground level of boutique hotel, Pier South. SEA 180° is a modern, beach front dining destination whose name is coined from the expansive ocean views visible from every corner of the establishment. The Baja-Med inspired menu highlights Pacific Rim cuisine influenced by the original colonizers of the area. Led by David & Lesley Cohn of the Cohn Restaurant Group and Executive Chef Ken Irvine, SEA 180° is upscale yet approachable and boasts fresh seafood and local produce.
Portland, OR: Hopcity Burgers is located in The Hilton Portland Downtown, conveniently located in the heart of the city. HopCity is an American gastropub supporting 16 local farmers, creameries, butchers and bakers. The Tavern offers seven local microbreweries on tap and 12 Northwestern wines by the glass. Enjoy robust food with signature dishes including HUB IPA Mac n’ Cheese and the HopCity Burger.
Scottsdale, AZ: Hotel Valley Ho is where historic charm meets modern luxury, effortlessly fusing the best of vintage personality with contemporary styling and the table is set at Cafe ZuZu for an unforgettable meal. Celebrated Chef Russell LaCasce plates up inventive American fare in the kitchen, while at the bar, they shake things up with crafty cocktails that will entice any palate.
Friday Harbor, WA: The restaurant at Friday Harbor House is a welcoming destination for locals and visitors alike. All will enjoy taking in the panoramic views of the San Juan Channel, ferry landing, and marina. Seasonal menus highlight the freshest fare from local waters and farms and the bar features island-inspired craft cocktails, a robust wine list, and craft beer selections. Friday Harbor House is San Juan Island dining at its best.