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Fabulous food, craft beer and local wine... What else could you ask for?

Nothing caps a day at the beach quite like a cold brew or glass of local California wine, paired with an exceptional meal. And thanks to award-winning chefs, an explosion of world-class breweries, and a thriving local wine region, San Diego delivers on all three. Here’s the lowdown on what to eat and drink after a day of lounging by the sea or enjoying a fun-packed afternoon exploring everything San Diego has to offer. 

San Diego Food Flavors

San Diego is hailed as one of the Best New Foodie Cities in America by Thrillist Travel, touting that the region is surrounded by farms and ocean and restaurateurs offer abundant high-quality ingredients to produce fantastic, environmentally responsible dishes. Called one of "America's best cities for foodies," by Travel & Leisure magazine, San Diego’s culinary scene is a burgeoning, vibrant mix of locally inspired flavors, from delightfully simple to sophisticated and artful. The city's proximity to the ocean and Mexico has greatly influenced both the local cuisine and culture. From fish tacos to groundbreaking Cali-Baja fine dining, San Diego's gastronomic scene sits at the intersection of two culinary styles: California cuisine, distinguished for its devotion to fresh local ingredients and farm-to-table roots, and Mexico's Baja Med cuisine, a food revolution that combines traditional Mexican ingredients with those of the Mediterranean. From tacos to the best burgers in San Diego, bring your curiosity and a hearty appetite.  

Craft Beer Culture

San Diego’s craft brew scene has garnered respect from around the globe. With more than 140 breweries and a collection of distinctive distilleries throughout the county, along with a wealth of local talent, San Diego has earned props as one of "One of the World's Top Beer Cities," according to Beer Connoisseur. Pioneer brewers like Karl Strauss Brewing, Ballast Point and Stone Brewing Co. put San Diego on the craft beer map. A trip to a brewery, or a beer tour, is a must for any beer connoisseur, but you’ll also find plenty of taps pouring local suds at restaurants and bars all over town, so you can enjoy a West Coast IPA or smooth saison whenever the thirst strikes. 

San Diego Uncorked

Wine drinkers have cause to rejoice too, with more than 100 dynamic wineries located in all corners of the county and ample opportunities to sip local varieties at restaurants, wine bars and urban tasting rooms in the city. In San Diego’s wine region you won’t find busloads of tourists or over-the-top estates, but rather small owner-driven boutique wineries that offer friendly tours and tastings in intimate settings that reflect the laid-back San Diego lifestyle.

 

1 TRAVEL + LEISURE IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF TIME INC. AFFLUENT MEDIA GROUP AND IS USED UNDER LICENSE. FROM TRAVEL + LEISURE, MARCH 10, 2015 © 2015 TIME INC. AFFLUENT MEDIA GROUP. USED UNDER LICENSE. TRAVEL + LEISURE AND TIME INC. AFFLUENT MEDIA GROUP ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH, AND DO NOT ENDORSE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OF, SAN DIEGO TOURISM. 

San Diego Restaurant Week

January 19 through 26

The Annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns Sunday, January 19 through Sunday, January 26 for a delicious dining experience! With more than 180 participating restaurants offering prix-fixe menu options throughout San Diego County, you’re sure to find the perfect place to satisfy any craving.

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Liberty Public Market - Point Loma

Open daily, this public market offer great food, craft beer and wine and arts and crafts from around the region. 

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Epicurean Adventures in Little Italy

San Diego’s culinary epicenter is home to celebrity chefs and high-design eateries along with old-world treasures and traditions.

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Big Head Todd and the Monsters

Jan 23, 2020

Come relax to the band's slow Americana & soulful rock vibe, as heard on their hits "Bittersweet", "Broken Hearted Savior" and "Circle"!

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Rex Navarrete

Feb 21 - Feb 23, 2020

AS SEEN ON: Lopez Tonight, “Rex In The City” on MTV Philippines (1st ever Stand-up/Sit-com to broadcast in Asia), “The Nut Shack” on Myx and The Filipino Channel (1st ever Filipino American animated series), Rex Files: Pinoy Undercover segment on ABS-CBN's Stateside & 6 Stand-Up Comedy Specials (Badly Browned, Husky Boy, Bastos, Hella Pinoy, Bad-ass Madapaka & Komik Organik)!

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Dan Soder

Feb 13 - Feb 15, 2020

AS SEEN ON: Showtime's "Billions", Netflix's "The Stand-Ups", HBO Comedy Special, "The Bonfire" podcast w/Big Jay Oakerson on Sirius SM Comedy Central radio, Inside Amy Schumer, Conan & Comedy Central!

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Cooking Class and Dinner

Feb 5, 2020

Join Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Thomas Connolly for an exciting cooking demonstration. This class will focus on seasonal winter dishes including Wild Mushroom Casserole, Fennel Pollen Cashew Crusted Lobster Tail and Chai Chocolate Mousse, followed by a three-course dinner with wine pairings. Seating is limited so make sure to reserve your seat by going to MarineRoom.com. 

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Rockin' Baja Coastal Cantina - Gaslamp
Valid: May 29, 2019 - ongoing

Every Day we offer a delectable exotic cocktail for only $8.99. Changes Seasonally. Always Delicious

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Rockin' Baja Coastal Cantina - Gaslamp
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Whole, Flash Fried, Baja Style Lobster served w/ Rice, Beans, Tortillas & Honey Chili Butter. Only $24.99, Every Wednesday! While they last.

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