Visit Old Town
history • shopping • Dining
Start Planning Your FUN... Enjoy Old Town SanDiego
Old Town San Diego is one of San Diego’s most popular destinations. It is conveniently located within walking distance of a major transit center that is close to most restaurants, hotels and shops in Old Town.
Old Town San Diego has a quaint atmosphere, streets filled with the historic culture of the many traditions left behind. This historic area includes three major parks and sits next to the State Park with 32 historic sites, shops and the Presidio, the site of the first mission.
The Old Town San Diego Guide magazine (click to view) is available at most hotels and visitor centers. Our guide includes a fun map with a list of historic sites, reconstructed buildings, museums and more.
We have chosen a few restaurants just to get you started...
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.