If you're a first time visitor to San Diego, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in San Diego.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in San Diego.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"The Prado at Balboa Park/Promenade La Jolla Cove Cabrillo National Monument Torrey Pines State Park" See More
"Hash House a-Go-Go and Snooze, an AM Eatery are good brunch spots." See More
"Packing a picnic lunch (you can pick up some great sandwiches Cheese Shop) and hiking to the beach at Torrey Pines State Park Watching the sunset at La Jolla Cove or Mount Soledad Dessert at Extraordinary Desserts (two locations, but I like the Hillcrest location better) Strolling around Balboa Park Grabbing some amazing BBQ to go at Phil's BBQ and taking it over to the beach behind Hotel Del Coronado Have brunch in Hillcrest!" See More
"For dining Wow factor try Ironside, Juniper & Ivy or Kettner Exchange for a memorable meal." See More
"If you're looking for a good breakfast spot with breakfast burritos try Snooze, an AM Eatery!" See More
"For example, in Hillcrest there's Ortega’s, a Mexican Bistro which serves the best baja style lobster I've found in San Diego." See More
"Panama 66 is a nice little bar and eatery located in the Sculpture Garden." See More
"First of all, go to Kansas City Barbeque right across the street from the San Diego Convention Center." See More
"Finally, for the best sea food dinner on earth, visit The Fish Market and after take a stroll in down town San Diego." See More
"Stop by Panama 66 for lunch or dinner in the sculpture garden and a local craft beer, or make the walk west across the Cabrillo Bridge to Cucina Urbana for excellent Italian inspired dishes." See More
"I'm not a huge beer fan, and there are still some breweries that I'll tag along to, including Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and Green Flash Brewing Company." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from San Diego locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about San Diego.
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