Sunday, April 10, 2011

Quick Review: Red Tracton's in Del Mar
Red Tracton's is located on Via De La Valle right across from the Del Mar racetrack.  The atmosphere is classic steakhouse: black leather booths, dim lighting, and female servers. The service is friendly and the food, delicious. Order the chicken wings with the sauce on the side.  As a chicken wing afficionado I can say these are a delight.  Where can you go to get actual lobster in the lobster bisque? Try this place. It has chunks of lobster meat in it and it comes with a shot of sherry you add to it, YUM! The catch of the day was swordfish, and I've never seen a swordfish steak so thick.  It was well-seasoned and moist.  The prime rib was a thick cut, cooked perfectly to melt in your mouth, with a red velvet cake to top off the evening. There is actual chocolate in between the layers, not just icing. Sooooo good. And, if you like to drink, this place is definitely for you. They pour quite the generous glass of wine. Thank you Red Tracton's. I'll be back to see you where the turf meets the surf on race day.


  1. Your description of the lobster bisque is delectable. I am tempted to try it the next time I visit the Red Traction's in Del Mar.

  2. Mom, you should totally give it a try! I know how much you and Janie like going to the track in the summer. Stop by after for a drink and the bisque. You won't be disappointed.