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Just in time to enjoy the perfect summer weather in San Diego, The Pool House at Pendry San Diego with cuisine by James Beard Smart Catch Leader Chef Jose “JoJo” Ruiz is reopening their premier rooftop location. The Pool House, part of Clique Hospitality, will reopen its doors for poolside lounging and award winning eats on Monday, June 15th.

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THE POOL HOUSE, developed in partnership with Andy Masi’s Clique Hospitality which debuted in 2017, boasts some of the best views in the Gaslamp Quarter. The open-air venue atop of the luxurious Pendry San Diego embodies the essence of the Southern California lifestyle with an inviting light and contemporary indoor/outdoor space perched above the Gaslamp’s famed 5th Avenue and plays host to relaxed daytime and evening events featuring a signature bar and cocktail experience for poolside guests. Lunch menus are available Monday through Thursday from 11am – 6pm offering Al fresco dining and poolside cocktails for San Diego natives to enjoy with breathtaking views of downtown San Diego.

After a two-month closure in accordance with the CDC guidelines, Masi’s team is proactively setting up all necessary protocols according to the California state requirements to ensure the best possible level of service and prioritize guest and employee health and safety. Increased sanitation and cleaning procedures have been implemented to daily operations with team member wellness assessments. All employees and guests must adhere to wearing a face covering prior to entering the venue, The Pool House  will operate at a reduced capacity, daybeds and tables  set up according to social distancing standards. Updated protocols, also include, providing disposable and digital menus with a QR code to be viewed on diners’ mobile devices. 

“We are excited to re-open and are taking every possible step to ensure our employees and guests safety and well-being.  We will continue to strive for an incredible and safe poolside dining experience.” Says Masi. 

Pool House


Lunch Monday  – Thursday: 11:00 am – 6:00 p.m. 

The Pool House 

The Pool House –   619-738-7030 

Social Handle: @poolhousesd


About Pendry San Diego 

Pendry San Diego is the debut property from Pendry Hotels located in the city’s renowned Gaslamp Quarter. Pendry San Diego features 317 guest rooms, including 36 suites, with design and style that strikes a balance between modern and traditional, pairing classic Southern California influence with luxury programming and amenities. The hotel features a signature Spa Pendry and a collection of six unique restaurants and bars, highlighting some of the city’s most talented chefs and concepts. Guests can experience modern coastal cuisine at Lionfish; Southern California-driven seasonal fare, boutique shopping, and gourmet coffee at Provisional; light bites and poolside drinks at The Pool House; the perfect cocktail at Fifth & Rose; local craft beers at Nason’s Beer Hall; and an elevated nightlife experience at Oxford Social Club. Pendry San Diego is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ worldwide collection. For more information, follow @pendrysandiego or visit

About Clique Hospitality

Clique Hospitality, founded by Andy Masi, is a collaboration of talented food and beverage professionals who have helped shape the dining and nightlife landscape of Las Vegas since 2001. Masi has dedicated his life to making guests feel that a simple night out was more than just a memory, but also an experience. Clique is a boutique hospitality and marketing company with operations in Las Vegas, NV, San Diego, CA and Delray Beach, FL. Clique specializes in upscale, approachable dining that sets trends, rather than following them. In its partnerships with many of the country’s most prestigious hospitality corporations, including MGM Resorts International, Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, Pendry Hotels, Montage Resorts, and Red Rock Resorts, Clique is transcending hospitality through service, quality, and trendsetting design.

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