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Best things to do in San Diego

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Hotel
“SUNBURN is the ultimate day party in San Diego, set atop the Hard Rock Hotel overlooking the vibrant Gaslamp Quarter. Featuring a laidback pool, tasty eats, VIP daybeds, and cabanas with lounge seating and flat screen TVs”
7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“My favorite hole in the wall Mexican spot near by. Salsa bar is fresh and on point. Food is reasonably priced. Staff is friendly. They offer free homemade beans, sautéed onions and jalapeños with a meal purchase sometimes and its always worth it. Breakfast, lunch or dinner. ”
12 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“For all your needs. They carry everything you can think of. Just a block away”
7 locals recommend
Museum
“Lots of HO model railroad lines circle around the entire building. Fun for dad and kids alike!”
7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“1/2 mile: We like the make your own pizza and the steamed mussels. By kids for kids: because... it has really good service and on Wednesdays kids eat for FREE for any kids meal including spaghetti, make your own pizza, and also get some free bread-balls while you're at it. ”
8 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“You need to try the wood grilled trout. That is what introduced me to this place. I added a picture of the dish.”
9 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Awesome for coffee and breakfast. Order an Acai bowl and a breakfast quesadilla and you will have enough food for two days for two, and the quality is to die for. Highly recommend.”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This lively family-owned Bavarian tavern serves German favorites like Wiener schnitzel & bratwurst.”
11 locals recommend
Cinema
“ Long-running first-run movie theater with old-school styling, 3-D capabilities & concessions.”
8 locals recommend
Ramen Restaurant
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“Just a short walk to this restaurant. The ramen is very flavorful and hearty. It has a great ambiance and inviting atmosphere. ”
8 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“It's a cool little place to hang out, play pool and eat some really awesome burgers/food! ”
9 locals recommend
Café
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“We love this place! We've been coming to this place for over 30 years. Yum!”
12 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“OMG If you love thai food, this is a must. The food is real and this people they know what they are cooking. We love to go here for a great portion food and for his deliciosness. I recommend this restaurant to all Thai Lover. ”
8 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“What looks like a little souvenir shop is actually a part of this towns seaside history. Check out the secret staircase depending to a smugglers cave.”
14 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Some of our favorite seafood tacos. Melanie loves the octopus taco, but you can't go wrong here!”
6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great brunch spot. The all-day eatery and watering hole is open daily and features brunch food (omelets, flatbreads, sliders and more with a Mexican, Italian and Spanish flair), mimosas and breakfast beer drinks. The owners brightened up the space before opening, adding things like a beach-themed mural and maple communal tables. Wine and other craft beers are available, too. But people go for the food as much as they do for drinking. There is also a kids menu and most dishes are priced under $10.”
13 locals recommend