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Guidebook for Escondido and Greater San Diego

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Guidebook for Escondido and Greater San Diego

Dining, Breweries, Wineries
Craft brewery, beautiful setting indoors and out, restaurant, brewery tours.
97
locals recommend
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Escondido
1999 Citracado Parkway
97
locals recommend
Craft brewery, beautiful setting indoors and out, restaurant, brewery tours.
Checkout their calendar for live music and food truck visits. Beautiful views from the outdoor patio. Live trivia in the outside event tent a couple of times per month--bring your own team and food.
22
locals recommend
Orfila Vineyards and Winery
13455 San Pasqual Rd
22
locals recommend
Checkout their calendar for live music and food truck visits. Beautiful views from the outdoor patio. Live trivia in the outside event tent a couple of times per month--bring your own team and food.
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
Bernardo Winery
13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte
15
locals recommend
Live music outdoors on Sundays. Relax with a wine tasting, bite to eat, or visit the shops. Tucked away in a pleasant neighborhood.
Street-side glass door raises for an indoor/outdoor feel.
10
locals recommend
Plan 9 Alehouse
155 E Grand Ave
10
locals recommend
Street-side glass door raises for an indoor/outdoor feel.
Small but mighty. Open Friday and Saturday. Check their website for special food or events.
Escondido Brewing Company
649 Rock Springs Rd
Small but mighty. Open Friday and Saturday. Check their website for special food or events.
Indoor and outdoor seating in this San Diego area chain seafood restaurant and bar with a location here in Esconido. Check out their happy hour for special food and drink pricing: http://www.brigantine.com/#locations
Brigantine
421 W Felicita Ave
Indoor and outdoor seating in this San Diego area chain seafood restaurant and bar with a location here in Esconido. Check out their happy hour for special food and drink pricing: http://www.brigantine.com/#locations
Create-your-own pizzeria with vegan and gluten-free options.
Pieology Pizzeria Escondido, CA
1334 W Valley Pkwy
Create-your-own pizzeria with vegan and gluten-free options.
Upscale dining located on the Penthouse Level of the The Centre at Lexus Escondido also has live music and outdoor seating for the bar. Catch their affordable happy hour during sunset.
27
locals recommend
Vintana Wine + Dine
1205 Auto Park Way
27
locals recommend
Upscale dining located on the Penthouse Level of the The Centre at Lexus Escondido also has live music and outdoor seating for the bar. Catch their affordable happy hour during sunset.
Winery with a beautiful view and an Italian menu; pasta, pizza, salad, and dessert. Family-owned and outdoor patios. They are closed Monday and Tuesdays. Check out their website for hours and more information: https://www.cordianowinery.com/.
20
locals recommend
Cordiano Winery
15732 Highland Valley Road
20
locals recommend
Winery with a beautiful view and an Italian menu; pasta, pizza, salad, and dessert. Family-owned and outdoor patios. They are closed Monday and Tuesdays. Check out their website for hours and more information: https://www.cordianowinery.com/.
Arts & Culture
Live music, theater, family activities, museum.
28
locals recommend
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 North Escondido Boulevard
28
locals recommend
Live music, theater, family activities, museum.
Restaurants, museums, zoo, beautiful scenery and grounds.
1095
locals recommend
Balboa Park
1095
locals recommend
Restaurants, museums, zoo, beautiful scenery and grounds.
Essentials
Great selection of foods, beer/wine/spirits and great prices.
17
locals recommend
Trader Joe's
1885 South Centre City Parkway
17
locals recommend
Great selection of foods, beer/wine/spirits and great prices.
A cut-above grocery store with BBQ meats cooked outside on the weekend. Extensive fish and meat department.
8
locals recommend
Major Market Inc
1855 South Centre City Parkway
8
locals recommend
A cut-above grocery store with BBQ meats cooked outside on the weekend. Extensive fish and meat department.
Offers organic produce, foods, meats and hot and cold deli food and salad bar.
8
locals recommend
Jimbo's...Naturally!
1633 South Centre City Parkway
8
locals recommend
Offers organic produce, foods, meats and hot and cold deli food and salad bar.
CVS
1655 S Centre City Pkwy
Healthy grocery, organic food, and supplements. They have a deli and a few hot items for take out. Bulk bins, butcher case, fresh produce and frozen items.
6
locals recommend
Sprouts Farmers Market
510 West 13th Avenue
6
locals recommend
Healthy grocery, organic food, and supplements. They have a deli and a few hot items for take out. Bulk bins, butcher case, fresh produce and frozen items.
Getting Around
They will pick you up.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
175 W Washington Ave
They will pick you up.
Everything Else
Enjoy fresh local produce, flowers, herbs, succulents and fantastic hot foods, as well as crafts, clothes, music, and fun in Historic downtown Escondido!
Escondido Farmers Market
262 E Grand Ave
Enjoy fresh local produce, flowers, herbs, succulents and fantastic hot foods, as well as crafts, clothes, music, and fun in Historic downtown Escondido!
Their website is a great resource for events, activities, & restaurants, etc. both Escondido and all over San Diego.
Escondido Visitors Center
235 E Grand Ave
Their website is a great resource for events, activities, & restaurants, etc. both Escondido and all over San Diego.
Other Area Attractions
Beaches, views, shopping, restaurants and night life, art galleries, hotels.
164
locals recommend
La Jolla
164
locals recommend
Beaches, views, shopping, restaurants and night life, art galleries, hotels.
Beautiful historic hotel with restaurants, shops, outdoor oceanside dining.
236
locals recommend
Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
1500 Orange Avenue
236
locals recommend
Beautiful historic hotel with restaurants, shops, outdoor oceanside dining.
327
locals recommend
SeaWorld San Diego
500 Sea World Dr
327
locals recommend
Outdoors & Nature
Check out Niki de Saint Phalle's Queen Califia's Magical Circle: https://www.escondido.org/queen-califias-magical-circle.aspx
17
locals recommend
Kit Carson Park
3333 Bear Valley Parkway
17
locals recommend
Check out Niki de Saint Phalle's Queen Califia's Magical Circle: https://www.escondido.org/queen-califias-magical-circle.aspx
Outdoor park, picnicking, walking trails.
Daley Ranch Dixon Lake
2262 La Honda Dr
Outdoor park, picnicking, walking trails.
Quiet walking trails for all abilities including mountain biking. Dog park adjoins the area.
Piedras Pintadas Trailhead
Quiet walking trails for all abilities including mountain biking. Dog park adjoins the area.
Local Escondido jewel with Lake Hodges and many hiking/biking trails.
Lake Hodges Visitor Center
Local Escondido jewel with Lake Hodges and many hiking/biking trails.