San Diego Shopping and Dining:
Some of the most important aspects of any vacation are the food and the shopping. Lucky for you, San Diego has both in spades! Booking with Get Away Today includes, among other extras, printable coupons with amazing deals to shop, eat and save throughout San Diego! Here are some of our top shopping and dining recommendations for your San Diego vacation:
University Town Center – A beautiful outdoor shopping experience unlike any other right in the center of La Jolla, University Town Center is your one stop shop for everything. You can find major stores like Nordstrom and Macy’s, but with over 120 shops, you can find everything in between! Firepits, LED screens, PlaySpace, The Gardens and more make University Town Center so much more than just a shopping stop.
Seaport Village – Explore over 50 shops and unique eateries all with a view of the ocean in downtown San Diego. Enjoy finding one of a kind clothing and souvenirs for everyone in your family. But to add to the fun, Seaport Village has a lagoon, a carousel and a marina for added entertainment!
Fashion Valley – You can find something for everyone to enjoy at the Fashion Valley Mall. Boasting over 200 shops and restaurants, along with a movie theatre, new food court and free Wi-Fi, you can enjoy your time at this beautiful shopping center nestled near many of our popular family-friendly hotels right in the heart of Hotel Circle.
Carlsbad Premium Outlets – Travel just north of San Diego and you’ll find yourself in the delightful city of Carlsbad, home to LEGOLAND California, and some of the greatest outlets around. You can find over 90 outlet stores including Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and many more all at a savings of 25% to 65% percent off every day.
Horton Plaza – An easy stop off of the Old Town Trolley Tour, Horton Plaza is in the center of downtown San Diego. You can find over 100 specialty stores ranging from Nordstrom to Teavana, everything you are looking for is at this multilevel shopping center. And be sure to catch a show while you are around. With three theatres and a comedy house on site, you will have plenty of fun entertainment.
From seafood to food trucks and everything in between, San Diego will delight you with their food scene. For amazing Mexican food, go to Old Town. For unparalleled Italian food, make your way to Little Italy. If you are looking for some of the best seafood in town, try Top of the Market, The Oceanaire Seafood Room or Anthony’s Fish Grotto on the Bay.
If going for a fine dining experience, try Addison, Donovan’s Steak & Chop House or The Marine Room. And then to mix it up and venture onto the eclectic San Diego food truck scene, try MIHO Gastrotruck, Super Q Food Truck or Marisco’s German Taco Truck #3. If you are looking for a unique experience, Luche Libre is a luchador themed restaurant in Mission Hills with delicious Mexican food. Get real VIP treatment when you make a reservation online. You’ll be given a secret password that allows you to skip the line and get seated at the Champion’s Booth. Bonus, don a luchador mask and get a discount on your meal!
Each January, you can experience the unrivaled San Diego Restaurant Week. San Diego has hundreds of incredible and local restaurants participating in the once yearly event that has become an annual tradition. You can check their site to find out the exact dates each year. You do not want to miss out on trying so many unique and incredible meals with massive discounts!
Our best tip is to try as many local San Diego restaurants that you can’t find anywhere else. Top it off with beautiful shopping centers filled with unique finds and fun entertainment, and you will enjoy every moment of your experience. We know all the ins and outs to make your next San Diego vacation the best ever. Let us help you plan your perfect San Diego vacation!