About Town

My favorite boutiques and restaurants in San Diego’s neighborhoods.


Vocabulary – Clothing, accessories, and housewares

Be Beauty – Clothing and accessories

Café Zucchero – Italian cuisine

Enoteca Style – Italian cusine and wine bar

Bencotto – Italian cuisine

Devanti  – Italian cuisine

Craft and Commerce – American cuisine

Indigo Grill – American cuisine

Extraordinary Desserts – Desserts

Café Italia – Coffee and desserts

Pappalecco – Coffee and desserts

Influx – Coffee and desserts

Authentic Luxury Goods – Upscale consignment

Haven Boutique – Clothing and accessories

Searsucker – American  cuisine

Oceanaire – Seafood

Blue Point Coastal – American cuisine, Seafood

Fleming’s Steakhouse – Steak and seafood

Basic – Pizza

Rama – Thai

Zanzibar Café – American cuisine, Desserts

Café Chloe – American cuisine, Desserts

The Grape – Wine and desserts

Elixir – Coffee

Heavenly Cupcake – Desserts

Mimi & Red – Clothing and accessories

Maeve Riley – Clothing and accessories

Hunt & Gather – Clothing and accessories

Pigment – Clothing, accessories, and housewares

Urban Solace – American cuisine

Alexander’s – American cuisine

Eclipse Chocolat –  Desserts and chocolates

Heaven Sent – Desserts and chocolates

NYLA Kensington – Clothing and accessories

Halcyon Tea – Tea and housewares

Kensington Grill – American cuisine

Vagabond – International cuisine

Alchemy – Wine, cocktails, and spirits

Cecilia Boutique – Clothing, accessories, and housewares

Taboo Studio – Jewelry

Tea Gallerie – Tea and accessories

Starlite – American cuisine

Café Bleu – American and French cuisine

The Wellington – Steakhouse and martini lounge

Espresso Mio – Coffee and bakery

Cathedral – Candles and housewares

Mint – Shoes

Frock You Vintage – Vintage apparel, shoes, and accessories

Prado – American cuisine

Arrivederci – Italian cuisine

Cucina Urbana – Italian cuisine 

Hane Sushi – Japanese cuisine

Kyber Pass – Afghan cuisine

Bombay – Indian cuisine

Barrio Star – Mexican cuisine

Bread and Cie – Café and bakery

Café Bassam – Coffee and tea

Chocalat – Desserts

Babycakes – Desserts

Noon Designs – Jewelry and paper goods

C Level – American cuisine

The Pearl – American cuisine

Old Venice – Italian cuisine

The Venetian – Italian cuisine

Bo Beau Kitchen & Bar – French and Mediterranean cuisine

Con Pane Rustic Breads & Café – Café and bakery

Stephanie’s Bakery – Café and bakery

Azucar – Coffee and desserts

Cupcakes Squared – Desserts

Capricorn Boutique – Clothing and accessories

Shabby Chic – Swimwear and accessories 

George’s California Modern – American cuisine

Whisk n Ladle – American cuisine

Roy’s – Hawaiian cuisine

Living Room Café – Coffee

The Pannikin – Coffee and tea

Dessertier – Desserts

Cups – Desserts

TRE Clothing – Clothing and accessories

Pink Lagoon – Clothing and accessories

Camellia – Clothing

Cedros Avenue – Clothing, accessories, and home decor

La Femme Chic – Upscale consignment

Sbicca Bistro – American cuisine

Pacifica Del Mar – Seafood

Shimbashi Izakaya – Japanese cuisine

Del Mar Rendezvous – Chinese cusine

Poseidon – Seafood

Pamplemousse Grille – American cuisine

Crepes and Corks – Wine and dessert

Poppy Boutique – Clothing

Delicias – American cuisine, Seafood

Inn Fusion – International cusine

Cavaillon – French cuisine

Mille Fleurs – French cusine

Mog and Rue – Clothing and accessories

Trattoria I Trulli – Italian cuisine

Q’Ero – Peruvian and South American cuisine

Honey’s Bistro & Bakery – Café and bakery