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We are home to more than 150 hospitality based businesses and another 80 shops and boutiques, so there is always something going on in our National Historic District. The month of June is packed full of exciting happenings for the young and young at heart. We get new info daily, so check out our little guide to big happenings every time you visit:
NEW & UPCOMING IN THE GASLAMP
Please give a warm welcome to...
Encore Champagne Bar and Dining Room (545 F St.) this long-awaited lounge is now open in the former Kiyo's/LA Rack space. This 4,000 sq. ft. venue emphasizes the effervescent delights of champagne and shared plates full of delicious flavor, sans pretension.
Werewolf (627 4th Ave.), a new pub brought to you by the owners of The Waterfront Bar and Grill and Harbor Town Pub, is officially open in the old Gaijin space.
Coyote Ugly (820 5th Ave.) only took a couple months to re-vamp the Frauds and Swindlers space before opening to the public on February 5th.
Tin Roof (401 G Street) a Nashville-based live music chain will open its first West Coast location in March 2014 in the space that has housed Gaslamp's Rock Bottom Brewery for the past 15 years.
Full Moon Sushi (926 5th Ave.) opening March 2014 in the former Kurio's space. Said to be catering to the "casual upscale", their menu will be tapas-style with international influences.
Ramen Yamadaya (531 Broadway) is hoping to open its doors sometime in February 2014. They specialize in Tonkotsu Ramen, but have many other Japanese cuisine options available.
Doner Cafe (823 5th Ave.) Coming soon - taking over the former The Grape, Wine Bar space.
Union Kitchen & Tap (333 5th Ave.) after much success with their first location (Encinitas), they will be bringing a second location to the former Donovan's Prime Seafood space.
FUNNY BONE TICKLERS
The American Comedy Co. (818-B 6th Ave.) - This venue is always primed to serve up chuckles to beat the mid-week blues. February brings Tommy Davidson Feb. 6-8, Brody Stevens Feb. 9, Josh Wolf from Chelsea Lately Feb. 13-15, Nick Thune Feb. 20-23, Harland Williams Feb. 27 - Mar. 1, and don't forget unpredictable and always hilarious antics abound every Tuesday at Open Mic Night. For more comic acts, visit the The American Comedy Co. Calendar.
The Tipsy Crow (770 5th Ave.) - Experience stand-up comedy the way it was meant to be experienced - up close and personal. This intimate underground venue is home to Mal Hall presents The Gaslamp Comedy Show featuring local and touring comedians. For more info, visit The Tipsy Crow's The Gaslamp Comedy Show.
DID YOU KNOW...
When it comes to Special Event Venues we have comprehensive lists of every single venue in this dense district. You might not believe how much we pack into our 16 and 1/2 blocks. You can review the lists or read the guides! There are so many options you will want to study up. Review some of Gaslamp's great shopping too. We have a fun array of independently owned and operated shops and services. We encourage you to SHOP LOCAL and support our small businesses. Our San Diego based merchants can offer personal service and unique items that aren’t in every mall in America.
We can help you find just about anything else you may like with our big collection of Maps. You can select our EZPrint map for an overview that will print up nicely on your desktop printer or try one of our digital maps. We've worked with Google to set up a series of maps that will populate in your cell phone or on your tablet. Either way we have lots of info and options for you.
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