Within the Victorian-era buildings and modern skyscrapers of the Gaslamp Quarter, you'll find one of the coolest neighborhoods in San Diego. This ultra-hip spot is packed with offices, pubs, nightclubs and funky little shops with one of a kind stuff you won't find anywhere else.
Culture vultures will be right at home here, as the area is packed with art galleries, theatres, concert venues, museums and symphony halls. If all of that awesome culture has made you work up an appetite, head to one of the diverse and delicious restaurants, serving up everything from modern Italian cuisine to fresh sushi and much more.
When evening falls, this neighborhood turns into one of the hottest nightlife spots in the city, with superb rooftop chillout spaces, swanky cocktail bars and excellent live music pubs.
There's no doubt that you will fall in love with the awesome Gaslamp Quarter and never want to leave. The experience is made even more awesome by the fact that you have a sweet apartment to come back to, with an ultra-comfy bed to fall asleep in at the end of your action-packed day.
We believe that when you stay in one of our sweet apartments, you should be spoiled for choice with awesome things to see and do whenever you step out your front door. That's why this chilled out space is located right in the heart of the ultra-hip Gaslamp Quarter.
You'll be surrounded by one of the hippest neighborhoods in the city, with countless awesome bars, restaurants and shops to check out. I know it's exciting, but calm down and don't become so obsessed with seeing everything that you forget to rest and hydrate. You've gotta pace yourself! Fortunately, you have your super-swanky apartment right there for whenever you need a break.
Distance to Popular Destinations
11 minute walk/0.6 miles to the Convention Center
11 minute walk/0.6 miles to Petco Park
23 minute walk/1.1 miles to the USS Midway Museum
6 minute walk/0.3 miles to Westfield Horton Plaza
Your grocery store - Albertson's - 9 minute walk/0.4 mile
Your somewhat closer thrift grocery store: Grocery Outlet - 6 minute walk/0.3 miles
Your coffee - Coffee & Art on 6th - 2 minute walk/0.1 miles
Your pharmacy - CVS - 2 minute walk/450 feet
Your urgent care - Gaslamp Medical Center - 3 minute cab ride/0.5 miles
Looking for a super-cool place to hang out? Good news for lazy traveler's - you won't have to go far. There are so many great chillout spots within minutes of your apartment, so all you have to do is stumble out of bed and rock on up.
353 5th Ave
7 minute walk/0.3 miles
When you want to hang out with your friends in a place with a great ambiance, lots of yummy food designed for sharing and live entertainment - Sevilla Cafe should be your destination. They are known for their mouthwatering Spanish tapas, tasty bites such as shrimp ceviche, spicy lobster habanero and traditional Paella Valceniana with clams, calamari, mussels, scallops and shrimp. You can even join them for happy hour everyday from 3-6pm for budget friendly booze.
707 G Street
1 minute walk/700 feet
Sometimes when you have had a big night enjoying the pubs and bars of the Gaslamp District, you need to tuck into a big, hearty, delicious breakfast to soothe your pounding head and prepare you for another day of exploring. Breakfast Republic is the place to head for mouthwatering breakfast food, including bacon pancakes, cinnamon bun pancakes, mushroom pesto eggs Benedict and other amazing dishes that will start your morning off right. Best of all, it's right downstairs.
Double Standard Kitchenetta
695 6th Ave
2 minute walk/450 feet
Fig prosciutto bruschetta. Fresh pappardelle with bolognese. Spanish octopus. If you are already drooling just reading these words, you need to get down to Double Standard Kitchenetta. You'll love the top notch, creative Italian cuisine served up at this modern eatery.
The decor sets the scene for a very cool dining ambiance, with pops of bright colors and interesting textures such as marble, wood and shelves stuffed with books. Get a seat by the big front window and you can watch the world go by as you dine.
527 5th Ave
4 minute walk/0.2 miles
The motto of Don Chido is “Mexican Food to Make Your Mouth Water,” and they certainly live up to that promise. They make your favorite classic Mexican dishes, including quesadilla, ceviche, enchiladas, burritos and more with only the freshest, high quality ingredients. Plus, they have friendly bartenders who are happy to chat with you as you enjoy your margarita.
435 5th Ave
5 minute walk/0.3 miles
Ok, Lionfish is pretty swanky - it's where you want to take your date if you really want to impress them. But what in the world is “Modern San Diego Coastal Cuisine?” Turns out it's pretty exciting. Roasted Icelandic Una Salmon with artichokes and herb asparagus sauce. Maple Leaf Duck Breast with Seaweed Potato Gnocchi and Orange. Fair Trade Vietnamese Shrimp Sashimi. Stuffed Squid with Italian Sausage. Gotta stop writing now as I have to wipe the drool off my keyboard.
These are just a few of our local favorites in the area, but there's no doubt you will discover some of your own faves as soon as you start exploring. So, what are you waiting for?