Go to the San Diego Restaurant Week

Join the California Restaurant Association for Restaurant Week 2024, where you’ll tour the town to dine and drink at over 100 of San Diego’s best restaurants.
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An Overview of the San Diego Restaurant Week

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If you’re an avid foodie like I am, it can be hard to choose between restaurants when you visit San Diego. Luckily, during Restaurant Week, you don’t have to!

San Diego Restaurant Week 2024 runs from March 3rd to to the 20th. During this 8-day celebration of the city’s culinary scene held by the California Restaurant Association, restaurants from all over San Diego will serve their own special multi-course lunch and dinner menu.

Fish Tacos and Carna Asada Tacos a Staple in San Diego
Fish Tacos and Carna Asada Tacos a Staple in San Diego

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Don't be afraid to venture beyond your culinary comfort zone! This is the perfect opportunity to try new cuisines and dishes you may not have experienced before.

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Hilton San Diego Bayfront
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Restaurants, Course & Types of Food at the San Diego Restaurant Week

Eating on the Outside Patio at Coasterra Restaurant
Eating on the Outside Patio at Coasterra Restaurant

Over a hundred different restaurants are set to participate in 2024’s Restaurant Week.

These include beloved local favorites like Oceana Coastal Kitchen and Balsamico Italian Kitchen alongside newly-opened eateries, so try somewhere new or swing by your usual haunt to sample their event menu.

Options off these diverse menus include upscale dining like steak and sushi, vegetarian meals, and of course, fresh-caught seafood. Alongside American and Californian staples, you’ll find restaurants serving up cuisine from cultures all around the world, including Mexican, Greek, French, Italian, Asian, and Mediterranean dishes.

Pretzel Bites Appitizer, Tacos and Beer at Ballast Point Brewery in Little Italy
Pretzel Bites Appitizer, Tacos and Beer at Ballast Point Brewery in Little Italy

A complete participating restaurant list can be found on the event’s official website.

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Choosing your Favorite Neighborhood for the San Diego Restaurant Week

Toasted Fish Sandwich at Ballast Point Brewery
Toasted Fish Sandwich at Ballast Point Brewery

Participating restaurants are located in 24 different San Diego neighborhoods, from all the way up in Oceanside to as far south as Imperial Beach.

Many of these neighborhoods are known for their unique culinary influences, like the traditional Italian fare of Little Italy and the seafood served in beachside towns like La Jolla and Del Mar.

Neighborhoods like Old Town are known for their authentic Mexican restaurants, while the Gaslamp Quarter’s Brothels, Bites and Booze Tour combines sightseeing with some of the best restaurants around.

The Gaslamp Quarter is also home to boutique hotels like the Pendry San Diego, which is an excellent option if you’re looking to stay near the festivities.

Helpful Information & Our Insider Tips for the Event

Bowl of Ramen at Tajima Ramen
Bowl of Ramen at Tajima Ramen

How Can You Get Tickets?

Restaurant Week is an open event, and you do not have to buy tickets. All you have to pay for are your meals!

Can You Make Reservations?

Due to expected crowds, reservations are encouraged during Restaurant Week, though they are not required to attend the event.

How Can You Get to the Restaurants?

Make use of San Diego’s public transportation to visit restaurants in different neighborhoods, or for a more in-depth exploration, take a food and drink tour.

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