Welcome to the Gaslamp Quarter

The Historic Heart of San Diego!

As the West Coast’s premier entertainment district, guests can immerse themselves in our rich Victorian architecture and history, dine with world-renowned chefs, and dance the night away at nationally-recognized nightlife venues. Tucked tightly into 16 ½ blocks, the Gaslamp Quarter is a walkable urban playground located in Downtown San Diego adjacent to the Convention Center, Petco Park, and Horton Plaza. And getting here is as easy as a Southern California breeze. The Gaslamp area is accessible via the freeway and several trolley and bus lines. We invite you to explore the district for yourself and find out what makes it unforgettable!

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Restaurant Spotlight: Cafe 21

Cafe 21, located at 802 Fifth Avenue, prides themselves as a champion of sustainable farming. Chef Leyla and her husband Alex have brought forth the flavors of their homeland, Azerbaijan, while adding a new element and creativity influenced by their life here in... read more
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How to do Comic-Con in the Gaslamp Quarter

Comic-Con is this week! Are you well prepared? The Gaslamp Quarter is quite the spectacle during Comic-Con filled with activations and events that everyone can enjoy! Learn about great places for people watching, transportation, and the latest changes in this... read more