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Top store recommendations from locals

Italian Restaurant
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“Some of the best pizza and homemade pasta you can eat outside of Italy. It's popular, they don't take reservations. Locals only tip: Call ahead and ask to put your name on the list and ask how long the wait is and then get to the restaurant 10-15 minutes before the table is going to be ready. Saves a lot of wait time! Or, put your name on the list and walk over to Hamilton's bar for a pint of San Diego's finest microbrews.”
  • 156 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Upscale brewery at the heart of Liberty Station, good spot for the more laid back group who enjoys solid food and lots of people.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Local coffee shop with homemade soups, sandwiches & salads. It has free wifi and a large fig tree that completely shades the entire patio.”
  • 82 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Feel like something sweet? Huge selection of beautiful tasty treats and delicious creamy coffee.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Short rib & Margarita Pizza are my favorite, but the food is delicious and a great variety of wines!! Interior ambiance is gorgeous!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“I’ve seen many great bands play here at this small intimate venue! A lot of fun.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Best donuts in the know universe. Strawberry split or the blood orange are my favorite. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Café
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“Only 1 block south (3 min walk) I love their Cafe Moto blend coffee and fresh baked pastries! They also have great sandwiches and salads. influxcafe.com 1948 Broadway San Diego, CA 92102 6am-9pm”
  • 42 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“We offer a wonderful selection of small production wines from around the world, craft beers, and a light food menu.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Speciality coffee roasters since 2012 – Dark Horse Coffee Roasters is thrilled to open a shared concept with their sister “Mutual Friend Ice Cream” to bring incredible coffee, ice cream and donuts to South Park! darkhorsecoffeeroasters.com”
  • 31 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Our local grocery store that has pretty much everything you'd need, food and drink-wise!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“A great place that makes you grateful for everything we have. Also in the Little Italy Neighboorhood. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Mona Lisa's has a large variety of Italian food that we recommend, from their Chicken Parmesan Sub to their authentic three cheeses pizza. Overall they have a great selection and are walking distance from our Hotel”
  • 33 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Local Farmer's Market on Saturday morning which has fresh vegetables and fruit from local farmers. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Close (walkable although not right around the corner) for coffee and pastries. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This established Mexican bakery offers traditional pastries, breads & cakes in an unassuming space.”
  • 25 locals recommend