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What’s New at Carte Hotel’s Restaurant and Lounge

In the heart of Little Italy, featuring stunning bay and city views, luxury amenities, and onsite dining options, is the luxury boutique hotel, Carte Hotel. Discover the exquisite menu options at our hotel’s restaurant, Watercolors, or our rooftop lounge, Above Ash Social. There are new additions to both menus just waiting for you to enjoy.


Experience an authentic and immersive dining experience during your stay at this luxury boutique hotel when you choose from a variety of food and drink options from Carte Hotel’s onsite restaurant, Watercolors, open Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Friday through Sunday from 7:00 am to noon. Takeout is available at the bar daily from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm, while the Watercolors ToGo Display Case and MERCATO Grab’ n’ Go are available 24 hours.

Prioritizing quality, our culinary team partners with local vendors such as the father-daughter fishing duo, the Kastlungers, and renowned fishmonger Paddy Glennon at Superior Seafood to create tantalizing dishes for breakfast or all-day dining. We are also proud to offer a new gelato on the menu, made from Pappalecco, an Italian boutique café in Little Italy.

Above Ash Social

Relax 16 floors above Ash St. with breathtaking, panoramic views of Downtown San Diego and the Point Loma Mountains while savoring locally inspired cuisine and hand-crafted cocktails. Above Ash Social’s comfortable furniture, dramatic fire features, and big screen TV create an inviting setting ideal for enjoying stunning sunsets over the city’s bay each evening.

Above Ash Social is open Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00 to 10:00 pm, Friday and Saturday from 12:00 to 11:00 pm, and Sundays from 12:00 to 10:00 pm. In addition, happy hour is available Wednesday through Sunday from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Treat yourself by choosing from many delectable food and drink options, including these new menu items, then end the evening with your preferred choice of authentic, freshly made Italian Pappalecco gelato. 

Atlantic Sockey Salmon

Freshly prepared Atlantic sockeye salmon prepared with yuzu vinaigrette and fennel with summer couscous.

12oz Cedar River Farms NY Steak

A tender 12-ounce NY steak prepared to your liking with delicious garlic puree pasilla cream and a side of roasted fingerling potatoes.

Roasted Tandoori Cauliflower Steak

Roasted tandoori cauliflower steak served with Israeli couscous.

Reserve Your Stay at this Little Italy Hotel Today

Carte Hotel offers spacious guest rooms and suites, onsite dining options, an outdoor swimming pool, a boutique fitness facility, private parking, and complimentary high-speed wireless internet.

In addition, all rooms and suites are fitted with flat-screen televisions, mini-refrigerators, Keurig coffee makers, and many other practical amenities to ensure your comfort.

Check available dates and rates, then book your stay at this luxury boutique hotel. The hotel is in the chic neighborhood of Little Italy and steps away from many popular San Diego attractions waiting to be discovered.

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