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Historic Old Town

Stay and Play in Old Town San Diego

On June 15th life will be returning to normal. To celebrate and enjoy life to the fullest visit one of San Diego’s most popular destinations. Remember, Old Town is within walking distance from a major transit center with over 30 restaurants, great patios and a quaint atmosphere, so parking is never a problem. There are also more than 75 unique places to shop.

The Old Town San Diego Guide provides information about Old Town attractions, restaurants, shopping and over 10 hotels that are located in and close to Old Town. Our site also includes a list of historic sites, a map of Old Town with locations and a calendar of Old Town community events.

Stay in Old Town

With 10 Quality Hotels to choose from Old Town is not only a great place to visit but a convenient location to stay when you visit San Diego. Located in the heart of the county, close to the airport, and next to a major transit center.


There are over 30 amazing restaurants in Old Town serving most types of cuisine. You will find some of the best Mexican food served with giant Margaritas. But that is not where it ends, we have everything from Italian to Sushi.

Historic sites

Find out more about Old Town San Diego, from its indigenous people to how San Diego became the first European settlement. Old Town has over 35 historic sites and museums with unique merchandise.

We have chosen a few just to get you started...

Editors Choices

Casa Guadalajara, the popular Old Town restaurant owned and operated by Diane Powers, features an imaginative menu with traditional and contemporary cuisine, reflecting dishes of the regional villages of Mexico. Signature offerings include award-winning seafood dishes, creative, chipotle chile-inspired entrees and sauces, and guacamole made fresh to order at the table.

Voted Best Mexican Restaurant, Cafe Coyote has been a San Diego favorite for over 30 years! Experience  friendly staff, delicious Mexican food, refreshing margaritas and a festive atmosphere, located in the Heart of Old Town San Diego’s Historic Walking District. you will want to try all our restaurants but make sure this one is on your list. Sometimes you will have to wait to enjoy but most worth waiting for.

Offering traditional Mexican fare with flare, Casa de Reyes is situated outdoors under our unique Carrizo arbor Bring the whole family to dine on traditional Mexican food and enjoy daily entertainment ranging from energetic mariachis to traditional folklorico dancing.  Sit around the fire pit and catch up with friends over a drink or just hang out  and enjoy the entertainment on our outdoor stage.

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