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Best things to do in Downtown San Diego, San Diego

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“All the best bars restaurant and sports venues in town within walking distances ”
432 locals recommend
“The USS Midway Museum is a historical naval aircraft carrier museum located in downtown San Diego, California at Navy Pier. The museum consists of the aircraft carrier Midway. The ship houses an extensive collection of aircraft, many of which were built in Southern California.”
248 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Catch a Major League Baseball game at Petco Park with the San Diego Padres.”
222 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Lots of unique shops and restaurants near downtown San Diego. Great views of the bay. ”
284 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Great restaurants and walk around at all time of day or night. This area is in downtown, a 15 minutes Uber ride away.”
243 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“We are only 25 miles from the beautiful San Diego Convention Center. Home of Comic Con!”
136 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This place is a maze. it's a very unique outdoor mall in the middle of downtown. pretty cool”
92 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Large and lively farmers market takes place in the center of Little Italy every Saturday morning through afternoon.”
130 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“If you like oysters this is a great place to get 'em. Located in Little Italy there's a lot to do before and after. ”
86 locals recommend
“Ballast Point is the claim to fame for San Diego Craft Brewing. Thankfully this one is close by located in Little Italy. Awesome place to start the evening and meet people. Personal favorites you may not have tried before: California Kolsch, Fathom IPA, and Manta Ray double IPA”
76 locals recommend
“Try out the Cat Cafe (4th in the USA). See the Maritime Museum, Midway. Take the ferry across the bay to Coronado”
74 locals recommend
“Downtown Gaslamp dinner and dance scene. Popular destination for an energetic night out.”
56 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Joint
“Honestly a must do in San Diego, this upscale fried chicken spot boasts a classy outdoor patio with some of the best fried chicken sandwiches in the city. To make things better this place has a full bar and is a great way to cap the night or start the party. ”
59 locals recommend
“Right up Kettner Blvd. Adorned with lots of wood, books, and taxidermy. Take a seat at one of the fire lit tables or at any of the two bars.”
72 locals recommend
“This Maritime Museum has won multiple awards as being one of the top Maritime Museums in the World”
56 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“This location is in Little Italy. If you have a sweet tooth this is the place to go. Get your phone out because everything is IG (Instagram) worthy.”
54 locals recommend