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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
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“Downtown Gaslamp dinner and dance scene. Popular destination for an energetic night out.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Bar
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“Chic bar with a large selection of beer & wine as well as upscale & eclectic eats in a hip space.”
  • 64 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Excellent restaurant with rotating menus, serving perfect sharable bites in a cozy and modern atmosphere. Great cocktail menu too!”
  • 39 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Cafe features a menu of health-inspired Asian & Latin American flavors & a simple, relaxed ambiance.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Some of the best pizza the San Diego way. Another great spot to eat before hitting the Gaslamp area as the cocktails and wine selection are also top notch. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Lounge
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“At 22 stories, ALTITUDE is the highest open-air rooftop bar in the area, which means you’ll have better views of the city here than anywhere else. In addition to the bird’s eve view of the city, ALTITUDE’s location next to Petco Park also means you can catch a free ball game, which -- given how godawful the Padres are -- is the perfect price. The bar rarely has a cover, but it does have a dress code, so don’t show up dressed like you just rolled out of bed and you should be good.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Great burgers and even better cocktails. There's a speakeasy in the back if you call ahead of time for a reservation. It's called Noble Experiment. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Good food before 9, stylish club afterwards. Layout is creative and free flowing. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“San Diego's iconic burger joint! If you like fat, juicy, and a little messy burgers, check it out. Downtown is about 10 mins from my spot. They shakes are bomb too!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Delicious Mexican food in a "hip" spot! Foodies know this spot! Fresh hot churros stuffed with hot caramel in vanilla ice cream con chili... oh my!! soooo good!! ... Besides they have the" Lord's chips" ; )”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
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“The tiramisu pancakes are absolutely to die for and you can get the portion anyday of the week! Highly HIGHLY recommend going if you can!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Seaport Village is a nice restaurant and shopping area along the water near the downtown area. Puesto has delicious chips/salsa and tacos. You can go across the parking lot to the main Seaport Village area and walk off your meal along the water to soak in the San Diego Bay views. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great Smoked Fish and FRESH Sushi bayside dining! View is Coronado Island and the world famous USS Midway! Take a photo by our famous sailor kissing nurse statue! ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
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“Same great food in a sports bar atmosphere about 20 minutes away in Coronado.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Small Mexican bites and bar, where you can get your fill of Tequila drinks and friendly bartenders!”
  • 37 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great ambiance with excellent drinks and some views of the streets below. Checkout their brunch specials for a fun weekend activity! ”
  • 23 locals recommend