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Visit these New Businesses in the Gaslamp Quarter Today!

Visit these New Businesses in the Gaslamp Quarter Today!

There’s always lots of new and upcoming things in the Gaslamp Quarter! Check out below for new Places to Dine, Shop, Stay or Play  in the Gaslamp!

Lunisol

Great Shopping, niche shoes from Brazil, and Italian boutique wear for women.

Location: 234 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA. 92101

 

Machu Picchu

With over 35 years of experience, this family owned, and operated business offers the finest, Authentic Peruvian cuisine in the area.  They strive to deliver complete satisfaction for each and every customer, providing quality ingredients, affordable pricing, and excellent customer service.

Location: 314 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

www.sandiegoperuvianfood.com

Mattarello Cooking Lab!

Straight from the roots of Southern Italian cuisine. This quaint eatery brings fresh homemade pasta and  delicious recipes to their guests.  They make everything from scratch daily and hold cooking classes too!

Location: 518 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, Ca. 92101

www.mattarellocooking.com

 

 

 

 

Mad House Comedy

Comedy club featuring local & national comedians, plus open mike nights & a delicious American menu.

Location: 801 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

www.madhousecomedyclub.com

The Magic Shop/ Illusions Dinner Theatre

Magic Tricks, Playing Cards and the Illusions Dinner Theatre!

Location: 827 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

www.Magicshopsandiego.com

Theatre Box San Diego

The Gaslamp Quarter’s exciting new luxury theatre, dining and entertainment complex. Reservations available now.  Dine, Dance, and Sip at the Sugar Factory American Brasserie, The Chocolate Lounge and coming soon Nick Cannon’s Wild N Out and rooftop lounge, iLOV305

Location: 701 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

www.theatrebox.com

The Moxy

Smack in the middle of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter you will find a stunning building that houses the aptly named Moxy San Diego Downtown Hotel

It’s a hotel that welcomes guests in with a neon-sign reading “if you love me let me know”, that points you towards the heart of the property: the bar.

After getting a drink wander over, drink in hand, to the lobby where you can play videogames or challenge fellow fun hunters to a round of shuffle board.

Location: 831 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

www.moxy-hotels.marriott.com/en/hotels/san-diego-gaslamp-downtown

Rendezvous

Rendezvous, The Wonder Bar was established by The US Grant’s then-owner, Baron Long, in 1933 just after Prohibition was repealed.  Today, it makes its historic return to The US Grant Hotel in the form of a French cocktail bar, inspired by the original 1930s concept. High end cocktails and Live Music.

Location: 326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

www.rendezvoussd.com

Tocaya Organica

This modern Organic Mexican cuisine uses the highest quality ingredients paired with bold flavors.  They offer salads, tacos, bowls, and burritos – serving them in a sophisticated yet accessible fast casual setting.  Their versatile menu is rooted in traditional Mexican recipes, naturally accommodating a variety of preferences including vegan, vegetarian and gluten free.

Location: 755 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

www.tocayaorganica.com

STK

STK San Diego artfully blends two concepts into one- the modern steakhouse and a chic lounge.  Theatrical lights illuminate each table, large windows allow patrons to catch a glimpse of the bustling Gaslamp Quarter, while a DJ creates an energetic vibe throughout the entire space.  STK San Diego is located at the Andaz San Diego Hotel.

Location: 600 F Street San Diego, CA. 92101

www.togrp.com/venue/stk-san-diego

Tropical Savor Bar & Grill

Enjoy a taste of the Caribbean Islands with their savory menu items, and tropical cocktails!

Location: 729 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

www.tropicalsavorbarandgrill.com

Coming Soon to the Gaslamp!

Ike’s Place Sandwich Shop

Ike’s Place first opened its door on Halloween of 2007. The man behind the sandwich, Ike Shehadeh, always puts his customers happiness first. That is what sets Ike’s Place aside from the rest. When you come to Ike’s Place it is our goal to make you feel like the unique individual that you are. the bread is baked fresh to order? And soon to be patented “Ike’s Dirty Secret Sauce” is spread on every sandwich and baked right in the bread, and another layer is spread on afterwards to give it that extra flavor.  This will be a great place to get delicious grab and go sandwhiches

Location: (soon to be on)  542 5th Ave.San Diego, CA. 92101

www.ilikeikesplace.com

Lumi

Featuring world-renowned celebrity chef Akira Back, Lumi is an energetic and upscale rooftop experience serving modern Japanese fare and sushi accompanied by handcrafted libations in a vividly unique atmosphere.

High energy, high-end, high up – the views of the city pair well with punchy pops of color, three dimensional art features, and unexpected “photo ops”. Organic materials pay tribute to the outdoor atmosphere, including a bar made of granite boulders and ceilings layered with living greens.  Its ‘go with the flow’ vibe matches the fresh rooftop air for a gorgeously chic way to dine, drink and socialize in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter.

Location: (Soon to be at) 376 Fifth Ave. San Diego, CA. 92101

www.rmdgroupsd.com/lumi

Tacos El Gordo

Authentic Tijuana taco experience features handmade corn tortillas, top grade meats and the freshest ingredients, used to make our guacamole and salsas from scratch daily.

Location: (Soon to be at) 511 F Street San Diego, CA. 92101

Theatre Box® Announces Grand Opening!

Theatre Box® Announces Grand Opening!

GRAMMY® award-winning artist and international superstar, Armando Christian Perez, also known as Pitbull, will be honored at the grand opening celebration of Theatre Box®, located at 701 Fifth Avenue in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, on Friday, December 14th. Actor, comedian and musician Nick Cannon, a San Diego native, will perform a DJ set later in the evening.

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downtown san diego gaslamp quarter theatre box
downtown san diego gaslamp quarter theatre box

The opening of the new luxury theatre, dining and entertainment complex will commence at 6 p.m. with Theatre Box’s inaugural “Hand and Footprint Ceremony,” in the longstanding tradition of TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., honoring Pitbull’s esteemed career. The ceremony will be followed by a star-studded red carpet arrival, where Pitbull will announce a collaboration with Theatre Box. Cannon’s DJ performance will begin at 10 p.m. in the Chocolate Lounge. Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out Sports Bar and Arcade will open in the second phase of Theatre Box, bringing next-level entertainment with an arcade full of interactive games and memorabilia from the famed MTV hit show alongside a full-service sports bar with the largest televisions in San Diego.

Pitbull’s cement imprint will be displayed in the lobby of Theatre Box alongside dozens of handprints and footprints of other celebrities, including Marilyn Monroe, George Clooney, the cast of Harry Potter and many more. Theatre Box’s eight luxury theatres and Sugar Factory American Brasserie will be open for reservations the evening of the grand opening party. Sugar Factory confections, retail, gelato bar and café will also be open to the public.

downtown san diego gaslamp quarter theatre box
downtown san diego gaslamp quarter theatre box
downtown san diego gaslamp quarter theatre box

Encompassing one city block at Fifth Avenue and G Street, the 73,000-square-foot Theatre Box complex, a collaboration between TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood and Sugar Factory, was inspired by the movie-going experience and a traditional theatre box filled with various treats. The first phase of Theatre Box will unveil TCL Chinese Theatre’s first luxury dine-in cinema, Sugar Factory confections, retail, gelato bar and café, Sugar Factory American Brasserie and Chocolate Lounge.

downtown san diego gaslamp quarter theatre box

Theatre Box

Grand Opening: Friday, December 14th 6PM

Location: 701 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Website: www.theatrebox.com

Facebook, Instagram and Twitter: @TheatreBoxSD

downtown san diego gaslamp quarter theatre box
Theatre Box® Entertainment Complex to Open This Fall!

Theatre Box® Entertainment Complex to Open This Fall!

The Gaslamp Quarter’s exciting new luxury theatre, dining and entertainment complex, Theatre Box®, is set to open in October at Fifth Avenue and G Street. Occupying one city block in a two-story, 73,000-square-foot building, the first phase of Theatre Box® will introduce TCL Chinese Theatre’s first luxury dine-in cinema, Sugar Factory American Brasserie and the Chocolate Lounge. Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out Sports Bar and Arcade plus a 6,000-square-foot rooftop bar will open as part of a second phase.

President and COO of TCL Chinese Theatre, Alwyn Hight Kushner, and Sugar Factory Founder, Charissa Davidovici, joined forces to develop Theatre Box®. The entire project is inspired by the movie-going experience and a traditional theatre box filled with treats of guests’ choosing.

“This is a completely new and revolutionary concept for our brand,” said Hight Kushner. “We are looking forward to utilizing nearly 100 years of knowledge to provide San Diego with an innovative movie-going experience that is modern, fun and luxurious. Guests can expect one-of-a-kind extravagant amenities provided by the variety of entertainment options inside Theatre Box®.”

downtown san diego gaslamp quarter theatre box
downtown san diego gaslamp quarter theatre box
downtown san diego gaslamp quarter theatre box

Famed Hollywood movie palace, TCL Chinese Theatre, will bring its rich, 90-year history to San Diego with the opening of the eight-theatre, luxury cinema. Theatre Box® will welcome film enthusiasts with a striking lobby combining the contemporary, imaginative appeal of Sugar Factory with the classic Hollywood glamour of the TCL Chinese Theatre – stunning guests with a 45-foot-tall ceiling and the iconic movie star handprints and footprints. Sugar Factory’s signature sweets and treats will fill the lobby, including more than 500 types of candy; bulk candy from dozens of candy bins; giant gummy bears; and a café counter offering gelato, gourmet coffee, freshly-baked pastries and other refreshments. The brand’s famed Couture Pops, a pop culture phenomenon and celebrity accessory, will also be on display. Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Nicole Scherzinger, Sting, Charlie Sheen, Kim Kardashian and Drake are just a few of the celebrities who have been spotted with the sparkly lollipops.

“We absolutely love San Diego and have been looking for the right opportunity to bring Sugar Factory here since we first introduced the brand,” said Davidovici. “When we saw this building, previously home of a historic theatre, the architecture took our breath away. We knew immediately that this was the spot for Sugar Factory and Theatre Box®.”

Located on the second story, the luxury boutique cinema will house eight theatres and treat moviegoers to an experience unlike anything else in the world, including movie premieres and other special events. Each of the luxury theatres will provide plush, reclining seating for approximately 100 people. Customizing the movie experience for every guest, individual theatre boxes complete with pre-ordered goodies will be waiting at every seat upon arrival. At the touch of a button, movie-goers will be able to enjoy over-the-top offerings from Sugar Factory’s expansive menu of signature cocktails, dishes and desserts in the comfort of their individual leather recliners. Popcorn will be taken to the next level with several different flavors and the option to mix and match.

 

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The 14,000-square-foot Sugar Factory American Brasserie will be situated on the main level, which is accessible by both Fifth Avenue and G Street. An expansive menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner will feature specialty dishes like red velvet pancakes, Chocolate Decadence French Toast, Monster Burgers piled high with toppings, woodfired pizzas, flavorful pastas and more. Known as the “The Most Instagrammed Restaurant in the United States,” signature items are as much of a treat for the eyes as they are the taste buds, including the world famous smoking candy goblets, such as the Lollipop Passion garnished with unicorn lollipops and candy necklaces; and decadent Insane Milkshakes, such as the Caramel Sugar Daddy Cheesecake topped with a whole piece of cheesecake. Sugar Factory’s birthday parties have gained popularity among celebrities including Jennifer Lopez, who recently celebrated her children’s birthdays at Sugar Factory in Las Vegas.

Designed by Gulla Jonsdottir, the new Sugar Factory in San Diego will be the brand’s most luxurious location to date, topped with high ceilings, oversized crystal chandeliers and filled with lush furnishings.

The 3,000-square-foot Chocolate Lounge, located on the main level, will offer an oasis where chocolate lovers’ fantasies are turned into reality. The intimate lounge will serve an array of exclusive, movie-themed cocktails served in chocolate dipped glassware as well as host various DJ appearances.

San Diego native Nick Cannon’s 14,000-square-foot Wild ‘N Out Sports Bar and Arcade will open later in the year, bringing next-level entertainment to the Gaslamp Quarter. The full arcade will feature interactive games and memorabilia from the famed MTV hit show alongside a full-service sports bar with the largest televisions in San Diego. A monthly DJ appearance from Cannon will be complemented by various celebrity guests and the ‘Wild ‘N Out Girls.’ More information about the rooftop bar, also opening in the second phase, will be announced in the coming months.

Theatre Box® will be located at 701 Fifth Ave. in the center of San Diego’s bustling Gaslamp Quarter. More information about Theatre Box® is available on the website at www.theatrebox.com, and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @theatreboxENT.

New Places to Explore in the Gaslamp Quarter

New Places to Explore in the Gaslamp Quarter

There is always something new popping up and joining our vibrant historic neighborhood! Here are some new places that opened up in the past few months, and get ready for a memorable experience in the Gaslamp Quarter!

Illusions Theatre & Bar

827 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Illusions Theatre & Bar is the perfect combination of entertainment and food. They feature an amazing journey with a magical entry, escape room, strolling magicians, art & ambiance, a gourmet 3-course dinner, decadent dessert followed by a spectacular parlor magic performance on stage. Guests are encouraged to stay after the main show to see additional strolling magic at your table. Also don’t forget to browse the magic store for that perfect gift, souvenir, or new magic trick that you would love to learn to perform yourself!

Hours:

  • Friday – Saturday: 6PM – 10:00PM

Old City Hall

672 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Florent Restaurant and Lounge recently rebranded into the Old City Hall! The venue pays homage to its historic roots in San Diego while infusing excitement with daily specials, weekly events and nightlife. Operational Executive Chef Abe Botello has crafted a taste-forward, New American menu for the Old City Hall. With a menu that features burgers, sandwiches, flatbreads, seafood and taco selections, your options at Old City Hall range from classic favorites to gourmet entrees. New to the menu, Botello debuts a new Mac & Cheese line-up, featuring Truffle Mac, Lobster Mac, Buffalo Blue Mac and more.

Click here to learn more about their transformation

Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 11AM – 2AM
  • Saturday: 10AM – 2AM
  • Sunday: 9AM – 2AM
  • Happy Hour: Monday – Friday: 4PM – 6PM

Monkey King

467 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Monkey King has been a part of the Gaslamp Quarter for a while, but they recently joined GBOD Hospitality Group’s portfolio of restaurant and bars as their 6th concept with the launch of a brand new food and drink menu in late June.  Their cocktails are inspired by the South Pacific while their menu takes inspiration from Southeast Asian cuisine, combining authentic dishes with contemporary preparations and local seasonal produce.

Hours:

  • Sunday – Wednesday: 5PM – 1AM (Kitchen open until 11PM)
  • Thursday-Saturday: 5PM – 1:30AM (Kitchen open until 1AM)

Route 29

644 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Route 29 is a new restaurant designed with Northern California’s iconic wine country culture in mind that opened in July!  This farm-to-table “wining and dining” destination features an open kitchen that’s hyper-focused on preparing sustainable, local ingredients and a healthy list of vegan options. The restaurant has an impressive lineup of around 150 wines chosen by renowned sommelier, Nemanja Pejcic, which includes roughly 30 by the glass options designed to complement the food they offer.

Click here to see the delicious food we tried!

Hours:

  • Daily: 4PM – 10:30PM
  • Happy Hour: 4PM – 6PM

Tocaya Organica

755 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Tocaya Organica was born out of a mission for better eating. They created a movement behind their signature ‘Modern Organic Mexican’ cuisine by using the highest quality ingredients paired with bold flavors. Their versatile menu is rooted in traditional Mexican recipes, offering salads, tacos, bowls, and burritos, serving them in a sophisticated yet accessible fast casual setting while also accommodating a variety of preferences including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free. Everything at Tocaya is locally sourced and they only serve meats and fish that are fresh, never frozen, and are 100% percent free of hormones, steroids, and antibiotics.

Hours:

  • Daily: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
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Brick & Mason

555 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

Brick & Mason is a new hair salon that opened up at Sixth and Market, sharing space with The Smoking Gun and Spill the Beans. You are guaranteed to receive an amazing service while enjoying a craft cocktail, draft beer, Dark Horse Coffee, or house made bagel!

Hours:

  • Daily: 9AM – 9PM
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The Dive SKC

551 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101

The Dive Steam Kettle Cooking, a Cajun-Creole inspired restaurant, introduces Southern comfort food to San Diego through our specialty kettle bar. They strive to use quality ingredients and seafood — delivering the most flavorful dishes to San Diego diners. The Dive SKC aims to create a lively dining experience that welcomes families, dates, business meetings and everything in between.

Hours:

  • Sunday – Thursday: 11:30AM – 10PM
  • Friday – Saturday: 11:30AM – 11PM
downtown san diego gaslamp quarter new ghirardelli ice cream and chocolate shop

Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop

643 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Ghirardelli fans rejoice! Many were sad to see Ghirardelli close its doors in the Gaslamp Quarter, but it was just all for a remodel! Ghirardelli reopened just in time for the Summer season with a bigger and brighter venue, allowing their customers to have a better experience enjoying their delicious sundaes inside the store. Their #Rabbitville sculpture, Nelly Ghirardelli, now also lives inside the store! Go visit Nelly and satisfy your sweet tooth! 

Hours:

  • Sunday – Thursday: 11AM – 11PM
  • Friday – Saturday: 11AM – 12AM
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iSweat Lodge

560 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

iSweat Lodge utilizes infrared heat and whole body vibration to treat a myriad of ailments while detoxifying your body. From helping arthritis, skin disorders, to poor circulation, this cozy “spa-like” atmosphere has been gaining popularity among the locals in Bird Rock, since its opening in late October 2016 and opened up in the Gaslamp Quarter in April 2018.  With the use of infrared therapy body wraps you experience a deep, penetrating heat energy that provides a heightened sense of well-being and healing.

Hours:

  • By Appointment Only
downtown san diego gaslamp quarter new juan tequila bar and restaurant

Juan Tequila Bar & Restaurant

535 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Juan Tequila is a new Baja California inspired cocktail and seafood bar on Fourth Avenue. Relying on ancient and modern techniques and cross-border ingredients with a nuevo approach to menu delivery, the culinary story highlights oysters with a custom made oyster bar, seafare from baja and produce, highlighting the southern california region, including foraged ingredients.

Hours:

  • Sunday – Wednesday: 5PM – 12AM
  • Thursday – Saturday: 5PM – 2AM
downtown san diego gaslamp quarter new sole concepts

Sole Concepts

520 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Local family owned Birkenstock of San Diego Stores expands their footprint with a 2,500 square foot concept shop in the Gaslamp Quarter! This store caters to customers seeking premium brands from all over the world, including Birkenstock, Olukai, Vionic, and Pikolinos, as well as a number of smaller specialized brands.  Sole Concepts is carrying a deeper selection of styles than any other locations.

Hours:

  • Sunday – Thursday: 10AM – 8PM
  • Friday – Saturday: 10AM – 9PM
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STK San Diego

600 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

STK San Diego, located at the Andaz San Diego, finally opened its doors this July! STK San Diego artfully blends two concepts into one—the modern steakhouse and a chic lounge. Theatrical lights illuminate each table, large windows allow patrons to catch a glimpse of the bustling Gaslamp Quarter, while a DJ creates an energetic vibe throughout the entire space. The main attraction at STK is of course, the steak. They offer small, medium and large cuts of meat, as well as market fresh fish entrees, and various dishes to please any palate. Aside from steak, signature items include Parmesan Truffle Fries; Lil’ BRGs; Tuna Tartare; and Sweet Corn Pudding.

Hours:

  • BRUNCH:
    • Saturday & Sunday: 11-3pm
  • DINNER:
    • Sunday – Thursday: 5PM-10PM
    • Friday & Saturday: 5PM–11PM
  • BAR:
    • Sunday: 5PM-11PM
    • Monday – Thursday: 3:30PM-11PM
    • Friday: 3:30PM-12AM Midnight
    • Saturday: 5PM-12AM Midnight
  • Happy Hour by STK:
    • Monday – Friday: 3:30PM-6:30PM
downtown san diego gaslamp quarter new tropical savor bar and grill

Tropical Savor Bar and Grill

729 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Tropical Savor Bar and Grill is a new Latin-Carbbean restaurant that opened on Fourth Avenue. They feature Puerto Rican, Dominican, Cuban and Jamaican cuisine with authentic savor and great cocktails! 

Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 11AM – 11PM
  • Friday – Saturday: 11AM – 1AM
  • Sunday: 11AM – 10:30PM

Illusions Theatre & Bar

Old City Hall

Monkey King

Route 29

Tocaya Organica

Brick & Mason

The Dive SKC

Ghirardelli

iSweat Lodge

Juan Tequila

Sole Concepts

STK

Tropical Savor

Gaslamp Quarter Welcomes Sole Concepts!  A Great Place for Your Feet!

Gaslamp Quarter Welcomes Sole Concepts! A Great Place for Your Feet!

Local family owned Birkenstock of San Diego Stores is growing and has opened a 2,500 square foot Concept Shop in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter.  This store caters to customers seeking premium brands from all over the world, including Birkenstock, Olukai, Vionic, and Pikolinos, as well as a number of smaller specialized brands.  Sole Concepts is carrying a deeper selection of styles than found in other locations. 

During the month of April, Sole Concepts has been having  grand opening events with purchase opportunities, shoe giveaways and more!  Tomorrow April 20th don’t miss the official grand opening ribbon cutting at noon and a visit from President and CEO of Birkenstock USA David Kahan!  Birkenstock was Footwear Magazine’s brand of the year! 

 

 

Up and Coming Events- Friday and Saturday!

  •  April 20 President and CEO of Birkenstock USA David Kahan will be in store 11:00 am – 1:00 pm for meet and greet customers.
  • April 21 Certified Pedorthist Ann Brussock will be in store 11:00 am  – 1:00 pm

Sole Concepts is located at 520 Fifth Avenue, San Diego CA 92101.  619-794-2611.  Shop for Shoes today!

What’s New in the Gaslamp? A LOT!

What’s New in the Gaslamp? A LOT!

The Gaslamp Quarter has been, for a while now, a hub bub of activity, entertaining the world’s visitors and San Diegan’s with fine dining, great nightlife, culture and retail.  There is always something new popping up, or coming soon and we’re dedicating this story to what’s new and exciting in our vibrant district!

Lionfish Modern Coastal Cuisine 435 Fifth Ave #2– Lionfish is as social as the bustling neighborhood that surrounds it. Located in the Pendry San Diego in the city’s trendy Gaslamp District sits Lionfish, the dynamic, design-driven hotspot on 5th Avenue that honors the essence of the city’s lifestyle. The restaurant offers modern coastal cuisine that features fresh-catch cooking and seasonal ingredients, all prepared with innovative twists. The menu, featuring both sustainable seafood and prime meats, toys with guest’s tastebuds with its casual, yet complex offerings. The light, fresh appetizers are perfect for sharing. A private dining area is available for a more intimate experience. A lively, yet elegant environment within the two-level space, Lionfish is not only a culinary destination, but it’s also a home for hand-crafted cocktails, all of which are carefully prepared by high-end mixologists in the restaurant’s rambunctious bar.

Nason’s Beer Hall–  570 J St,- A new addition to San Diego’s iconic craft beer scene, Nason’s features an expansive selection of local and international beers, globally inspired comfort food, and vintage bar games. Its name pays homage to Nason & Co. Farmer’s Market, which occupied this unique space in the early 1900s.

Join Nason’s every Friday and listen to the sounds of local SD artists from 5:30-7:30pm

Friday, Jan 5th @ 5:30pm | Ryan Hiller
Friday, Jan 12th @ 5:30pm | Tolan Shaw
Friday, Jan 12th @ 9:00pm | BoomTown Stingers
Friday, Jan 19th @ 5:30pm | David Shyde
Friday, Feb 2nd @ 6:00pm | Marcela Mendez

Provisional Kitchen–  425 Fifth Ave- Designed in partnership with Raan and Lindsay Parton from LA’s innovative retail concept, Alchemy Works, Provisional is a restaurant-marketplace hybrid featuring seasonal fare and gourmet takeaway options. A communal dining space features a Vittoria Coffee espresso bar, bistro tables, and a retail space set within a greenhouse, where guests can shop a curated collection of homeware, ceramics, apothecary items, pantry staples, and jewelry.

Moët Mondays : Buy a token and get a token for free for our Moët & Chandon Vending Machine. Pair with half-priced charcuterie boards from 5-10pm

Wine & Pizza Wednesdays: Enjoy half-priced wines by the glass and pizzas from 3-7pm.

Sundays: Enjoy one complimentary specialty mimosa with your brunch

Monday – Friday: Fast Casual Business Lunch Menu, enjoy a 2-course prix fixe menu for $19.

The Pool House at the Pendry–  550 J St, San Diego- An outdoor oasis with dramatic city view boasting some of the best views in the Gaslamp Quarter, The Pool House at Pendry San Diego is a premier rooftop lounge, embodying the essence of the Southern California lifestyle.  Light, contemporary, and open-air, the indoor/outdoor space is perched above the Gaslamp’s famed 5th Avenue and plays host to relaxed daytime and evening events featuring a signature bar and cocktail experience for poolside guests.

Salt & Whiskey–  311 Island Ave- The freshly opened Salt & Whiskey brings a welcome food and beverage reboot to the Gaslamp’s historic Horton Grand Hotel.  Its Victorian inspired whiskey temple (the beautiful mahogany Palace Bar, has a new menu that features whiskey forward drings and holds more than 500 varieties in its whiskey cabinets. Make sure to order their “Dusty Rabbit” cocktail!   The old “Ida Baileys” is now a new and inspired restaurant  with welsh born executive chef Aaron Thomas at the helm  whose upscale but straightforward menu, aims to be a dynamic and seasonal spot designed to attract neighborhood residents and create a new downtown dining destination.

El Chingon–  560 Fifth Ave  – Eclectic, Fun, but Authentic, El Chingon is a “Bad Ass” Mexican Restaurant & Bar Revolution in San Diego’s Historic Gaslamp Quarter.  Lots of great tortas, tacos and tequilas!

Havana 1920– 548 Fifth Ave – Newly opened in the Gaslamp Quarter is Havana 1920, the latest concept from GBOD Hospitality Group.  channels Hemingway-era Havana, the restaurant  serves classic Cuban dishes cooked by executive chef Anthony Porras. Some of the menu items include croquetas of jamón and cheese; classic Cuban croquettes made with ham and creamy béchamel; a Cubano sandwich, of sliced slow roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard on Cuban bread; and ropa vieja, which is shredded beef cooked in tomato sauce with peppers and onion.

Spill the Beans– 555 Market Street – Where do you want to get a great cup of coffee and a homemade bagel?  Spill the beans of course!!  local coffee roaster Dark Horse fuels the patrons of this new “hip” establishment.  The coffee house features a breakfast menu centered around housemade bagels and spreads from local celebrity Gaslamp Quarter executive chef Kevin Templeton.

Smoking Gun– 555 Market Street-  Smoking Gun, Spill the Beans’ nighttime companion. The relaxed restaurant and bar has a menu of house smoked meats, including brisket and pork shoulder, alongside vegetarian-friendly sides and bagel-based creations. The funky venue also has a large selection of micro brews, an affordable boilermaker list, and specialty cocktails.

The Poke Co 416 F St- If you’re a poke lover come try out this place!!  This extremely reasonably priced poke bowl place specializes in having the freshest ingredients  (with the assistance of their friendly staff) will help you make your own delicious poke bowl.  They also have delicious slushis, like the honeydew boba slush and lovely desserts!

Queensborough–  777 Fifth Ave- This Roomy New York City-inspired cocktail lounge in the William Penn Hotel  turns out shareable plates & sophisticated sips.  The beautiful interior and great menu choices make it a perfect beginning or end to a great evening in the Gaslamp!

Trailer Park After Dark– 835 5th Ave.- Yes it really is decorated like a vintage, retro trailer park!  Check out this great venue for retro bites, and novel craft cocktails!  Open Tuesday- Saturday from 5pm-2am this is a place where you are sure to impress your buddies!

Shop Till You Drop!!

San Diego Trading Co-  376 Fifth Ave  – San Diego Trading Company Just expanded into the old real estate offices and now will have a boutique for women and children along with their usual souvenirs and t shirts perfect for a gift or a remembrance of America’s finest city!

The Magic Shop-  827 Fourth Ave. -Do you want to see the trick right in front of you before you buy it? Well come check out our storefront. The Magic Shop has grown to be one of the best brick and mortar stores across the world. Due to the amazing magic community they were able to open a second location in the historic Gaslamp Quarter!  They have had many well known magicians stop by their store and give great reviews and purchase all kinds of magical wares!

Be on the look out for other great restaurants/ nightclubs coming soon!