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Delicious Eats Near Downtown San Diego

By Mike in Things to Do with 0 Comments

If you are searching for a great meal, historic downtown San Diego is overflowing with new and delicious restaurants to try. With everything from seafood and steak to burritos and pasta, there are a myriad of restaurants nearby to satisfy your appetite for whatever you happen to be craving. Here are a few of the latest and greatest, presented by 92101 Urban Real Estate.

Carnitas Snack Shack

Hailed as San Diego’s original fast-casual pork house, Carnitas Snack Shack at the Embarcadero serves seared fish tacos, rotating desserts, and weekend breakfast burritos. With a prime waterfront spot across from condos and penthouses in the Marina District, this funky restaurant boasts a granite-topped bar, outdoor seating, locally sourced craft beers, and live music.


If you live in a condo in Little Italy, the just-opened Barbusa offers modern Sicilian cuisine made from fresh ingredients, accompanied with delicious handcrafted cocktails. With artfully presented food and a cozy atmosphere, Barbusa is a great restaurant in which to enjoy an authentic Italian meal.

Pacific Standard Coastal Kitchen

Also in Little Italy, Pacific Standard Coastal Kitchen provides California-inspired and market-driven fare in a bright, modern, bayside location. Here you can enjoy upscale meals prepared and served by highly trained professionals.

Herb & Wood

Herb & Wood serves upscale American fare with unique ingredient combinations and delectable desserts. With both seafood and pizza on the menu, Herb & Wood is a bustling, trendy new restaurant with chandelier lighting, a fireplace, and a full bar.

The Crack Shack

Recently nominated for an Orchid in architecture, The Crack Shack is a fun, casual, outdoor eatery with a chicken-based menu and a bocce ball court. Located in a repurposed old industrial metal storage shed, this new restaurant features a full bar, picnic style seating, a giant chicken, and a fire table for communal dining.


Serving artisan meals from wood-fired pizzas to polenta bowls, BIGA offers simple, beautiful, flavorful food made with quality local ingredients. Enjoy omelettes for breakfast, different signature entrees every night, and creamy gelato for dessert.

With new restaurants popping up all the time, these delicious eateries are just a few of the many quality dining options to be found in downtown San Diego. The only question is, what are you hungry for? ')}