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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.
Brewery
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“San Diego is known for their craft beers! This is one of the many that rock when it comes to fun!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Brewery
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“My favorite tasting room! Food truck out back with picnic tables and shade trees. LOVE this place!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Brewery
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“AleSmith Brewing Company - Located in the beer heavy area of Miramar (Beeramar) This is one of the oldest and best in San Diego. Make sure to visit the secret speakeasy room that serves all the barrel aged beers. 9990 AleSmith Ct. San Diego CA 92126 ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“It's In-N-Out Burger. If you haven't had it, you must experience this famous fast food joint.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Place to eat
  • 2 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Thai restaurant with a good selection of traditional Thai dishes and drinks. The service is fast and the team members are always courteous. You should try the rainbow shrimp”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“ Visit the historic Santa Maria de Los Peñasquitos Adobe (1823) or take a scenic hike in one of the largest preserves in the U.S.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“Preserve means little cliff. Multiple trails across the 3,000 acre park. Lots of wildlife, highly recommended by locals, horse back riding is available as well. Also popular is the Torrey Pines State Reserve. Beautiful scenery, hikes are considered easy. if you love to hike, you cant miss this one!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Racetrack
“A 20 minute drive to enjoy a kart racing up to 40 mph. Or laser tag through a maze.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Brewery
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“One of the most famous local microbrewery. Their best selling beer would be the Sculpin IPA. If you are into beer, you have to try the Habanero Sculpin only in their tasting rooms: hoppy and spicy!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
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  • 1 local recommends
Brewery
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“Since the 9th, century the Viking longship has been a symbol and a vessel of exploration, trade, and cultural exchange. The pride of the nordic people was their ability to cross the oceans in ways that no other had done before. With the curiosity of the unknown, this guided them to uncover the world's riches, solidifying their place in history. ​ It is this same drive of exploration that fills the sails of Longship Brewery. We strive to seek out daring and bold ingredients. Pushing the limits in order to create uniquely strong smooth flavors. Fearless to uncover new lands. Join us on our journey as we at Longship Brewery sail into the foamy unknown.”
  • 1 local recommends
Seafood Restaurant
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“Famous crawfish restaurant. This one just recently opened nearby. Must try at least once, there are always long lines for a reason!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Closest hiking area in our neighborhood. Get in touch with nature during your stay. Really easy hiking near creek which leads to a "waterfall"-ish area. There's horseback riding, & fun nearby park.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“San Diego is known for their craft beers! This is one of the many that rock when it comes to fun!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Brewery
“My favorite tasting room! Food truck out back with picnic tables and shade trees. LOVE this place!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“It's In-N-Out Burger. If you haven't had it, you must experience this famous fast food joint.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Thai restaurant with a good selection of traditional Thai dishes and drinks. The service is fast and the team members are always courteous. You should try the rainbow shrimp”
  • 8 locals recommend
Brewery
“One of the most famous local microbrewery. Their best selling beer would be the Sculpin IPA. If you are into beer, you have to try the Habanero Sculpin only in their tasting rooms: hoppy and spicy!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Seafood Restaurant
“Famous crawfish restaurant. This one just recently opened nearby. Must try at least once, there are always long lines for a reason!”
  • 3 locals recommend

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