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Things to do in San Diego County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Cinema
“Just up the road is this Upscale movie theatre with cocktail and food service. Leather lounge seating. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is an upscale outdoor shopping mall. Well curated favorite stores. I love the atmosphere. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Resort
“Take in a spa, play some tennis or just take the family out to dinner in the evening. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Organic focused foods and produce including a decent selection of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free products and deli. A good selection of cheese and wines and a better price point than Lazy Acres. It's about a five minute drive.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Features stores like Anthropologie, Free People, J. Crew, Madewell, H&M, MAC, Tilly's, Urban Outfitters, and more!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to walk around and see some historic sights. Plenty of peacocks as well for awesome photo ops!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“In the Forum Shopping Center Family Fun & Mariachi Music Happy Hour menu Monday-Friday from 3-7 p.m.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great breakfast/brunch spot about 10 min away. The coffee cake is off the chain. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Spa
“This unit is perfect for anybody visiting the Chopra Center! Walk out your front door and you're practically there!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Cafeteria style food that is quick and delicious and has something for everyone. Dog friendly patio. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Excellent food at reasonable prices. Fresh and largely organic . . . Eat outside on the patio or inside. Never had a bad meal here and family friendly as well. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great food an service! Restaurant is vibrant and have a nice patio and view if you just going for wine”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“Wonderful place to relax, read, sit outside or inside and fresh brewed excellent coffee to boot! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Von's is the flagship grocery store but in this center there is also a coffee shop, dry cleaners, restaurants, library, post office and so much more!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Bustling beach hangout with picnic tables & arcade games serves hand-tossed pizza & variety of craft beer. Excellent choice for families.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great lake front restaurant. Casual dining next to the water and formal on the upper level. Ambiance and night water show here.”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Mexican Restaurant
“In the Forum Shopping Center Family Fun & Mariachi Music Happy Hour menu Monday-Friday from 3-7 p.m.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Great breakfast/brunch spot about 10 min away. The coffee cake is off the chain. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cafeteria style food that is quick and delicious and has something for everyone. Dog friendly patio. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food at reasonable prices. Fresh and largely organic . . . Eat outside on the patio or inside. Never had a bad meal here and family friendly as well. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great food an service! Restaurant is vibrant and have a nice patio and view if you just going for wine”
  • 7 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Bustling beach hangout with picnic tables & arcade games serves hand-tossed pizza & variety of craft beer. Excellent choice for families.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great lake front restaurant. Casual dining next to the water and formal on the upper level. Ambiance and night water show here.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“More traditional breakfast spot in complex just next door to the property on corner of El Camino Real and La Costa Blvd.”
  • 6 locals recommend

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