Pacific Beach Restaurants

Pacific Beach Restaurants

Along with care-free ocean vibes, taste the fresh, seasonal flavors of Pacific Beach and North Pacific Beach. Enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner at a variety of restaurants, cafés, lounges, pubs and sports bars. Discover places to eat just a short drive from your San Diego vacation rental that are kid-friendly or offer action-packed nightlife. Sample craft beer at PB AleHouse, order the famous Buttermilk Bliss pizza at The SandBox, take down the TKO Taco at PB Fish Shop, or try the Pig Mac Bao at The Grass Skirt.


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Backyard Kitchen & Tap

Pacific Beach

Backyard Kitchen & Tap thrives with a chic coastal energy reminiscent of San Diego’s most famous destinations. Their made-from-scratch menu and award-winning beer list offer a variety of selections sure to please any palate. Relax as you dine among outdoor cabanas, cozy fire pits and lively late-night entertainment.

Bluewater guests receive 20% off food with proof of rental.

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Pacific Beach AleHouse

Pacific Beach | Waterfront

Widely known in San Diego for its award-winning brewer, PB AleHouse offers seasonal varieties of craft beers and cocktails perfectly paired with a menu featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients. This two-story pub-style restaurant is popular with sports lovers and beachgoers. Watch the big game on a flat-screen TV or check out the roof-top patio for unobstructed beach views.

Bluewater guests receive 20% off food with proof of rental.

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Waterbar San Diego

Pacific Beach | Waterfront

Located along the oceanfront boardwalk in Pacific Beach, Waterbar offers only the best in tantalizing menus, innovative libations, panoramic views and entertainment. Their “social seafood” menu is inspired by East Coast, West Coast and Baja cuisines. Flavor-forward craft cocktails, local microbrews, national beer favorites and a diverse wine list are offered across comfortable bar seating, community-table dining and oceanside tables.

Bluewater guests receive 20% off food with proof of rental.

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The SandBox Pizza, Pints & Pours

Pacific Beach

The SandBox serves up delicious build-your-own pizzas, specialty pizzas, calzones and other delicious eats with California flair. Stop by the restaurant for pizza and a pint (or a cocktail), or order online. Delivery is available. The restaurant also features TVs for watching sports and an outdoor patio.

Mention Bluewater and get 15% off any order.

The Local Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach

Experience the local flavors of San Diego. Join locals at this neighborhood hangout offering Southern California favorites, pub-style grub and coastal inspirations for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Sip on a craft cocktail or draft beer as you watch sports on flat-screen TVs or listen to live acoustic music.

The Pacific Beach Fish Shop

Pacific Beach | Kid-friendly

The Pacific Beach Fish Shop is a local favorite for families, offering great service and the freshest fish in town. Dine on a boatload of seafood selections like their award-winning TKO Taco, grilled mahi, house-made New England-style clam chowder or lemon butter halibut sandwich. Try one of the 50 San Diego microbrews on tap or sip a glass of wine.

Amplified Kitchen & Beer Garden

Pacific Beach | Ocean view, Kid-friendly

Also known as Amplified Ale Works, Amplified Kitchen & Beer Garden creates a music-themed community gathering place for people to eat, drink and enjoy ocean views on a family-friendly grass patio. Dine on scratch-made Mediterranean-style food like pomegranate sirloin skewers and their famous Döner fries while sipping award-winning craft beer brewed in Miramar. Beer selections include something for everyone with more than 20 offerings across the flavor spectrum.

Fat Fish Cantina Grill

Pacific Beach

Fat Fish combines Southern California cooking trends and the flavor-driven culinary style of Mexico. Offering affordable dining at the beach, their menu is inspired by seasonal harvests from the Pacific Ocean and California farmlands. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, menu items include omelets, hash, salads, soups, seafood, steak, burritos, tacos, enchiladas and tortas.

Fig Tree Café

Pacific Beach

As the flagship location, Fig Tree Café in Pacific Beach inhabits an old cottage in a garden-like setting just off the beaten path. The restaurant is committed to using homegrown rosemary, selecting produce and eggs from a local family farm, and giving back to the community. Stop by for authentic dishes at reasonable prices for breakfast or lunch, including omelets, French toast, pancakes, sandwiches and more. They also serve kombucha, espresso and organic cold brew coffee.

FIREHOUSE American Eatery & Lounge

Pacific Beach | Ocean view

Offering beautiful ocean views from its second-story deck, FIREHOUSE is a hotspot for elevated cuisine and nightlife in a boho-chic lounge atmosphere. The menu includes American eats and clever cocktails. When the sun goes down, the night heats up with live DJs and music.

The Fishery

Pacific Beach

Featuring a premier seafood market and an open kitchen, The Fishery changes with the seasons, reflected by a market-driven menu. Ingredients are used at their peak of seasonality and freshness to maximize flavor. Lunch and dinner offerings include small plates, sandwiches, sushi, salads, seafood and pastas.

The Grass Skirt

Pacific Beach

As sister restaurant to FIREHOUSE, The Grass Skirt combines the fun, lighthearted escapist nature of tiki culture with creativity and unsurpassed food and beverage quality. Choose from an exotic variety of plates and pupu-style appetizers including bao buns, poke, rice bowls and stir fry along with tropical-themed cocktails like Mai Tais and daiquiris.

Izakaya

Pacific Beach

Izakaya is a modern Japanese pub that brings together traditional Japanese-style dining with modern culinary techniques and ingredients. They serve Japanese-style appetizers and small plates designed to be shared. Each dish is hand crafted to complement their selection of sake, cocktails, premium beer and other beverages. Dishes range from fresh sashimi and sushi to noodles and seasonal offerings.

JRDN

Pacific Beach | Waterfront

Located in the beachfront Tower23 Hotel, JRDN transforms from California casual to West Coast hip as the day advances. JRDN offers a sushi bar and a reinvented Golden Coast menu with sharable small plates, salads, build-your-own poke bowls, sandwiches, and seafood and steak entrées. The restaurant also offers a full menu of cocktails, breakfast dishes and brunch.

World Famous

Pacific Beach | Waterfront

Discover “world-famous” California coastal cuisine for breakfast, lunch or dinner at World Famous! Take in spectacular views of Pacific Beach from the oceanfront patio while you dine. For eats, choose from an inventive mix of surf, turf and pub grub that rotates daily based on freshness and seasonality.

Oscar’s Mexican Seafood

Pacific Beach and North Pacific Beach

Experience the best of both worlds for breakfast, lunch or dinner at Oscar’s Mexican Seafood – with two Pacific Beach locations! For breakfast, enjoy seafood burritos and tortas. For lunch and dinner, savor appetizers, ceviche, grilled fish, tacos and tortas.

Chronic Smoothies Blazin Grill

North Pacific Beach

Chronic Smoothies Blazin Grill is a fun and relaxed friendly hangout for both visitors and locals. Along with their original smoothies and sandwiches, they serve breakfast, crisp lunch salads, specialty burgers, pizzas and a savory dinner menu. They only use the freshest fruit and Sambazon açai berries in their smoothies, and each sandwich is made to order using preservative and hormone-free Boar’s Head premium meats.

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Bring It To Me

Bring It To Me coordinates takeout delivery from the San Diego area’s most popular restaurants right to your Bluewater vacation rental.

As a guest of Bluewater, use promo code BLUEWATERSD for 10% off.


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