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Things to do in Rancho Bernardo, San Diego

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.
Social Club
“This is a wonderful mall with many shops and eateries to choose from. It is also a great indoor shopping option for hot days when you don't feel like walking around in the heat at other outdoor malls and outlets.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Winery
“this is my favorite winery to hang out with my girlfriends on a weekday afternoon. it's the only winery open during the week and has spectacular views of the valley. It's less than 10 minutes away.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Winery
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“Live music outdoors on Sundays. Relax with a wine tasting, bite to eat, or visit the shops. Tucked away in a pleasant neighborhood.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Food Court
“Just two exits up the freeway, North County fair is an indoor mall with lots of major stores. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A natural lake in San Diego. There is boating and fishing on certain days. Be sure to check.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Stunning sculpture in Kit Carson Park - worth the trip. Check for special hours.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Kit Carson park has something for everyone: •Beautiful walking / hiking trails •5-acre arboretum: The Iris Sankey Magical Garden •3 ponds: Tree Lake, Duck Lake, and Eagle Scout Lake •Tot lot / playground •Shaded picnic areas with tables / barbecues available on a reservation basis •Covered picnic shelter available on a reservation basis •To check picnic area availability, please click here •Open turf areas •Lighted youth baseball and softball fields •Lighted adult softball fields •Lighted soccer fields •Lighted tennis courts •3,000 capacity outdoor amphitheater •Queen Califia's Magical Circle sculpture garden •Eucalyptus Leaf Court public art piece •Sports Center complex with pro shop, 22”
  • 15 locals recommend
Resort
“Old world, charming well maintained resort open to public. Great for any meal. make a reservation to dine in the evening and ask to sit outside. Live band, numerous fire places out side. Charming, stay and walk around the resort or make a reservation for a spa treatment!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
  • 4 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Wine and Food; they also own the Urge next door for beer, and Brother's Provisions”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best BBQ in town - see the pattern here? You will be smelling this when you get in and out of your car! Mmmmm!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Festive spot for craft beers, burgers & more pub fare in a warm space with stone walls & sports TVs.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“IN THE NEIGHBORHOD-LOOK ACCROSS VIA LOMA VISTA STREET IN FRONTOF BIG HOUSE TO SEE THE LAKE HODGES AND KAYAK ON IT STARTING IN NOVENBER. FREE USE OF KAYAKS ON WALL ON NORTH SIDEWALL OF BOIG HOUSE, HELP YOURSELF.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Social Club
“This is a wonderful mall with many shops and eateries to choose from. It is also a great indoor shopping option for hot days when you don't feel like walking around in the heat at other outdoor malls and outlets.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Wine and Food; they also own the Urge next door for beer, and Brother's Provisions”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best BBQ in town - see the pattern here? You will be smelling this when you get in and out of your car! Mmmmm!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Festive spot for craft beers, burgers & more pub fare in a warm space with stone walls & sports TVs.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing food, the head chef changes the menu every few weeks depending on what's in season. Pricey, but well worth the top notch service and food. They brew their own beer here, which is very good. ”
  • 5 locals recommend

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