Posts Categorized: Gaslamp Quarter

Tour Suspended During Pandemic with Best Selling Author Barry Berndes

Tour San Diego with Ultimate Insider followed by 20 mil Your tour guide is local expert and Publisher Barry Berndes. Tour San Diego is a testament to Barry Berndes’ knowledge of what makes San Diego tick. He knows San Diego better than anyone because he’s spent the past 50 years learning it in and out. In the… Read more »

San Diego Repertory Theatre is Downtown San Diego’s Popular Resident Professional Theatre

San Diego Repertory Theatre is downtown San Diego’s resident professional theatre—celebrating year-round on our three stages and in our art galleries the diversity and creativity of our community. As the resident and managing company of the Lyceum Theatre, they produce and host over 300 events and performances a year. They have produced 39 main stage… Read more »

Lambs Players Theatre Group Performs Year Around in Two Venues Coronado & Downtown

As one of San Diego’s leading performing arts organizations, Lamb’s Players Theatre is proud to be an integral part of the vibrant arts community in this nationally recognized cultural destination. They run shows year-round in two theatres, one is located in the charming island community of Coronado, just a short drive over the bridge from… Read more »

Buca di Beppo is Home to Family-Style Italian Meals

Buca di Beppo is not just another Italian restaurant. It’s a dining destination for the best family-style Italian dining in the city! You can even get a table in the kitchen if you make your reservations early. If you are coming with a group of people, reserve the Godfather room. As for the decor, the… Read more »

Fred’s Mexican Cafe is a Popular San Diego Mexican Cuisine With 3 Locations

At Fred’s, you’ll not only get the best tasting Mexican cuisine, but it’s also a great place to have fun, fun, fun. Their dining room incorporates funny themes like the Boom Boom Room and Fred’s Chop Shop. The most popular drinks are the frosty margaritas with salt on the rim. Great tasting entrées are the… Read more »

ARTS TIX Get 50 % OFF Live Theatre Tickets for Same Night Performances in San Diego

ARTS TIX is a discount theatre ticket outlet which offers up to 50% off ticket prices for live theatre and other arts performances throughout San Diego County. Their ticket outlets are conveniently located in Escondido and Downtown San Diego. See what’s on sale today! This has been a great resource for San Diego to promote… Read more »

Centre City Development Corporation is the Driving Force of the Dynamic Redevelopment in Downtown

The dynamic force behind the redevelopment of the downtown is the Centre City Development Corporation (CCDC). Visit their Web site CCDC.com for information about all of the new downtown residential, commercial and public development projects. Also visit sandiegodowntown.org for business relocation and other downtown insider news. During the past 33 years, approximately $1.45 billion in… Read more »

Parking in Downtown San Diego With Over 55,000 Parking Spaces

To address concerns regarding parking, CCDC has worked with the Downtown community to fashion the Comprehensive Downtown Parking Plan, which was adopted by the San Diego City Council in 1997. The plan includes short-term and long-term solutions, including things like a wayfinder signage system and the construction of public parking garages. Downtown San Diego is… Read more »

CCDC Downtown Bus Tours: Discover Whats New in Downtown San Diego on a Free Bus Tour

With over $3 billion of changes coming to Downtown, it’s getting more exciting than ever. The Center City Development Corporation offers Free Downtown bus tours offer close-up views of downtown’s unique neighborhoods and highlight recent and upcoming projects. All tours begin at the DIC (193 Horton Plaza). For reservations, call 619-235-2222. These tours occur every… Read more »

Hooters is an American Original for Chicken Wings & Their Beautiful Hooters Girls

Hooters is an American original. It’s delightfully tacky and totally unrefined. Hooters is world famous for their Hooters girls and delicious-tasting Buffalo-style chicken wings, which are served with mild, medium, hot and 911 sauces. Lots of customers are sports fans who come here to eat and watch their favorite sporting events on the numerous TVs. The… Read more »

Masala Restaurant: World-Class Indian Cuisine in the Heart of Gaslamp

This is one of the most romantic restaurant in the Gaslamp district. It features an exotic decor, which is both relaxing and enjoyable. Seating is provided upstairs as well as on the main floor and on the sidewalk patio. Surprisingly, the most romantic seating is on the second floor, which offers a panoramic view of… Read more »

San Diego’s Karl Strauss is a Great American Microbrew

Karl Strauss is one of San Diego’s most well known microbreweries, with several locations in San Diego, including their premier beer garden in Sorrento Valley. A great place to enjoy a cold pint with friends or to have your own event. Well known for their great selection of food, unique pairings with their featured beers… Read more »

Ramada Inn in Downtown’s Historic Gaslamp Quarter

An excellent recommendation in the Gaslamp Quarter is the 99-room Ramada Inn & Suites (21) at 830 Sixth Ave. (from $99) (619-531-8877). This historic landmark, which was built in 1913, offers beautifully decorated rooms, modern conveniences and is just steps from all the action. For a sensational city and harbor view, ask for a room… Read more »

Comfort Inn Gaslamp: Stay in the Heart of Downtown

For the bargain-minded traveler, you can’t go wrong with the Comfort Inn Gaslamp (22) at 660 G St. (from $99). It’s less than a block from the Gaslamp Quarter. Their rooms include microwave ovens, refrigerators, coffeemakers and cable TV. Other services include free 24-hour business center, wireless Internet, limited off-street parking at ($15) per night… Read more »

Gaslamp Museum at the William Heath Davis House, the Oldest House in the Gaslamp

The Gaslamp Museum at the William Heath Davis House, built in 1850, is the oldest house in San Diego’s Historic Gaslamp Quarter. Because of the shortage of lumber in the area at the time, 8 to 10 pre-cut houses were purchased from a manufacturer in Portland, Maine and shipped to San Diego. After a long… Read more »

SOHO San Diego Preserves Historic Sites

Since 1969, the Save Our Heritage Organisation has lead San Diego County as a powerful voice for historic preservation. They believe that the historic architecture and sites entrusted to this generation should be passed down to the next, so that they too will know the unique character of San Diego County. Through education, advocacy and… Read more »

Broken Yolk Cafe Serves Breakfast & Lunch Daily

Serving home-style food since 1979, the Broken Yolk Café is a favorite among local San Diegans and hungry visitors alike. With a strong dedication to good food and equally good service, the Broken Yolk has built a reputation for its large menu, ample portions and freshly-made flavor. Real shredded hash browns – not dehydrated potatoes…. Read more »

Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop Is a Popular Destination for Hot Fudge Sundaes

A Ghirardelli® Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop is the perfect destination to experience decadent chocolate & irresistible World Famous Hot Fudge Sundaes topped with freshly homemade hot fudge. While at a Ghirardelli Ice Cream Shop, you can also indulge in unforgettable fountain treats including shakes, floats, malts and other delectable fountain creations. Look for friendly… Read more »