Downtown and the Gaslight District


A trip to San Diego usually includes the beach, nightlife, favorite museums and maybe a baseball game, bike ride, amusement park or harbor cruise. There’s plenty to see and do, but for some visitors, San Diego’s culinary scene is the main attraction. Close to the ocean and the southern border, San Diego boasts many places to enjoy fresh seafood and authentic Mexican cuisine. Restaurants serving Italian, Asian, American and other cuisines are abundant, as well as craft breweries and wineries. Sidery joins local beverage producers as well.

Grant Grill

At the famed U.S. Grant Hotel, this elegant fine dining restaurant serves quality a la carte dishes and classic cocktails in a stunning Art Deco setting.

Village Root

Serving American cuisine with a modern twist, as well as a menu of local meats, produce and seafood, and signature cocktails. Dinner or weekend brunch on the rooftop overlooking the skyline is a real treat.

Provisional Kitchen Cafe & Mercantile at Pendry San Diego

This is a casual restaurant that serves great brunch as well as breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their menu includes steaks, seafood, pasta and pizza in a wood-fired oven in a warm stylish atmosphere.

Huntress as well as World by Michelin-starred chef Akira Baek will be opening soon, so plan to be one of the first to enjoy the award-winning chef’s latest creations. Huntress, a modern steakhouse, will offer dry-aged beef and a collection of Japanese whiskeys. Lumi will feature Japanese specialties, sharing plates, sushi and a wide selection of sake presented in an exciting rooftop setting with fire pits and DJ beats.

Craft beer fans will definitely want to visit Resident Brewing Co . for one of their pale ales, IPAs or peach-based beers. Find it inside Local Diner & Brewery .